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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we stayed at compton house 1 week ago for 2 nights. the hosts were very friendly and welcoming. the room was the new york themed room which was warm clean and spacious. breakfast was fabulous and plentiful. location was in ambleside town.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our umpteenth stay at Compston House, over a 21 year period. Although Sue and Jerry are old friends everyone gets the same warm welcome. Nothing is too much trouble. Main selling points - car park pass for any of the car parks in Ambleside and further afield and the breakfasts - you really can have anything you want. Not your... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed in this B&B for 3 nights. Everyday I was looking for the great breakfast prepared by Sue and Jerry. Not only the outstanding taste and attractive size of the breakfast, but the service and the sincereness of the couple do impress my stay. Sue has upgraded my room for a larger space. The facility in the room is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to Ambleside for over a decade now and have stayed at various holiday cottages and the odd B&B but have always had a eye on the Compston due to the 'American' moniker. Well this year we decided to take the plunge and book for a weeks stay and we couldn't have been happier. First up Jerry and... More 

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Thank Phil A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

fabulous great breakfasts jerry and sue were great hosts nothing was a problem rooms were lovely central for everthing pubs and food i would recomend to stay if you there. i would go back if you like real ale you will not be disapointed

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Thank powabyke123
Malton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sue and Jerry are the friendliest people ever, breakfasts are humongous and Jerry will always say there's room on your plate for a little bit more. The B&B itself is spotlessly clean and is ideally located less than 5 mins walk from the town centre. It doesn't have it's own car park but they give you a parking permit that... More 

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Glasgow
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sue & Gerry were very nice nothing was a problem made you very welcome. Breakfasts were great especially the american pancakes they were fab. It was only a couple of minutes away from restaurants & bars. I would recomend the accommodation it was clean and very central.

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review on TripAdvisor. We're pleased you found our award winning breakfasts to be ''great'', and that you enjoyed the homemade American pancakes too. We have an extensive breakfast menu, so you can have something different each morning! And, there is no need to pre-order, as your breakfast is cooked... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights over Remembrance Sunday weekend, in Texas room on top floor. Sue and Jerry made us very welcome from the moment we phoned and discussed our arrival to the moment we left. It's the little touches that sometimes make such a difference - the very personal approach to breakfast, the home cooked muffins left in our room... More 

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

We are delighted to know that you had an excellent stay on your first visit to Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! We want every guest to feel at home when they stay with us, and we're glad you appreciate the personal touches that made your stay special. Yes, the Texas room comes with a free, money saving permit to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made to feel very welcome by Sue and Jerry. Comfortable rooms and great location. Will visit again if in the area. The room was nice and warm when I arrived and Sue kindly shown me around the hotel. Free wifi for guests and a fantastic breakfast menu.

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for highlighting our great location, comfortable rooms, fantastic breakfast menu, and free WiFi. We are pleased to know that we exceeded your expectations on your first visit with us, and that you would recommend us to others. Remember to book direct on the Compston House American-style B&B Official Website for the lowest tariff and best choice of rooms... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb couple of nights here. Stayed in Hawaii. Super comfy bed, spotlessly clean, with tea, coffee & biscuits. Shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and body lotion supplied, also a decent hairdryer. We had private parking space which was great in busy Ambleside. Breakfast was a real treat. Huge choice - we opted to include the delicious pancakes both days. First day... More 

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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

It's wonderful to know that we could get everything right for you on your first visit to Compston House American-style B&B, and that you found everything to be ''superb''. Yes, the Hawaii room comes with it's own private parking space, as does the Maine and Florida rooms. The other rooms come with a free permit to use the local pay... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: £76 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Florida is a nice spacious room at the top of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles phila581, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Texas room!”
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“Florida room at the top”
 of 5 bubbles richardfagg, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Florida room very spacious with two chairs and coffee table”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Love Hawaii and Florida ... views of Loughrigg”
 of 5 bubbles janeway2013, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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