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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Reviewed 18 February 2014

If you want the best Guest House in Ambleside then this is the one! We've just got back from a 2 night stay here. Sue and Jerry are fabulous hosts and nothing is too much trouble. We had an allocated parking space a minutes walk...More

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Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 19 February 2014

Thank you so much Jayne and David! We appreciate all your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your break with us. We hope to see you again soon, when you're ready for our award winning breakfast, especially the homemade pancakes!

Reviewed 14 February 2014

A lovely town. Last minute break that we enjoyed. Would definitely stay again. Sue and Jerry made us very welcome and gave great recommendations for the best places to eat. Their breakfast set us up for the day. Showers hot and good pressure. Rooms cleaned...More

Thank katy2005910
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 17 February 2014

Thanks Katy! We're glad John enjoyed his birthday in the Arizona room! Yes, our breakfasts do set you up for the day! And there are lots of choices for evening meals in Ambleside, all within walking distance, so you don't have to drive for an...More

Reviewed 9 February 2014

We stayed here in November 2013 as part of my birthday weekend away. Sue and Jerry were the perfect hosts. Breakfast was simply amazing - so much choice. The American pancakes were divine. Although most of us were over faced! Also if something wasn't on...More

Thank Adrian F
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 10 February 2014

Thank you Adrian for taking the time to write all those lovely comments. We're pleased you enjoyed your birthday weekend with us. Glad you appreciated that your breakfast is cooked fresh to your order, with lots of variety to choose from! Also, thank you for...More

Reviewed 7 February 2014

Excellent B&B run by charming hosts Sue and Gerry. It is centrally located with parking nearby. Our room was comfortable, warm and clean. The dining room was nicely set out with a relaxed atmosphere and great food.

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Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 8 February 2014

Thanks so much Ray and Maria for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed our hospitality and our award winning breakfasts. Come back and see us again when you're ready for another relaxing break!

Reviewed 22 January 2014

We've stayed at Compston House every year for several years. During that time we have stayed at other B&Bs elsewhere, but, however good they have been, we still think Compston House is the best. No-one provides a better breakfast than Sue - there's even more...More

Thank EDW
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 30 January 2014

Thank you so much for coming back to stay with us year after year! And, thanks for appreciating our expanded breakfast menu. We offer a fabulous choice of cooked breakfast....whether it's the full English breakfast, the full American breakfast (with homemade pancakes), a variety of...More

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Guy155021
12 June 2018|
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Response from Compston | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We only have 4 double rooms, 4 king rooms and 1 single room. No rooms have two beds. Hope this helps and if we can be any further assistance please don't hesitate to contact us. Kind... More
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sharonlouis6
24 April 2017|
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Response from Compston | Property representative |
Yes, we are near public transportation. You can take a bus (a 10 minute ride) or taxi from the Windermere rail station to get to Ambleside. The lake is walking distance, We are in Ambleside town centre, so all the... More
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penelope h
10 October 2014|
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Sorry, but we do not accept pets, as many people are allergic.
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