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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B
Ranked #11 of 102 Ambleside B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Joan and I returned at the end of April for a long weekend at what will continue to be our favourite town to visit in the Lakes, and our favourite B&B of all time.
The key to any successful business is consistency, and Sue and Jerry have that in spades. Again we enjoyed a clean, pleasant room and belt loosening breakfasts served with Jerry's relaxed charm and Sue's quality food.
Will return and continue our exploration of the Lakes, and Sue and Jerrys States of America (rooms)
Regards, Joan and Glynn

Room Tip: All are good, but you pay a little more, you get a little more space.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2014

It was great to see you both again Glynn and Joan, and we're thrilled that we're your ''favourite B&B of all time''! We look forward to seeing you both again soon, as you try a different room each time you visit!

Don't forget to book directly on the Compston House Official website, which has the lowest tariff and best choice of rooms available!

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

A warm welcome from Sue and Jerry. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Very clean hotel. Light and airy. We had the Arizona room overlooking the park. Now here comes the icing on the cake, the breakfast was everything and more than you could want. I would highly recommend this hotel, and it's in the heart of Ambleside. We would stay here again for sure

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2014

Thank you Lesley and George! We're pleased you enjoyed everything about your stay at Compston House American-style B&B, including the lovely views from the Arizona room!

We look forward to your next stay!

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Such a cosy and inviting B&B. Sue and Jerry were brilliant hosts! So welcoming and friendly. Really enjoyed our stay here - the B&B is spotless, the breakfast is amazing and the location is great. Excellent value for money. Can't wait until our next trip to the lakes.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2014

Thank you so much! We're glad you enjoyed your short break with us. You stayed in the smallest room in the house, the Montana room, which as you said, is nice and cozy! You also received a free money-saving permit to use the local pay and display car parks for free......making your stay at Compston House American-style B&B an even better value for the money.

We look forward to your return visit! Don't forget to book directly on the Compston House B&B official website for the lowest rates and best choice of rooms available.

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

My husband and I spent the weekend at Compston House B&B and it provided everything that we needed. It was spotlessly clean, the breakfast was amazing (set us up for the full day), and the hospitality that Sue and Jerry extended to us was second to none.

There is no parking at the B&B, but you are given a pass to park in a choice of local car parks free of charge - which worked really well as the car parks are really nearby.

We were made to feel really welcome and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend this B&B. We hope to be back one day soon.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Dan J
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

Thanks you so much for your very kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your weekend break in the Wyoming room. Yes, many of our double rooms come with a free, money-saving permit to use the local pay and display car parks for free. This permit is good not only in Ambleside, but also in car parks in Windermere, Bowness, Grasmere, Kendal, Grange, Ulverston, etc.. So it saves you quite a bit of money in parking fees if you plan to use Compston House B&B as a base, and visit other villages in the area.

We look forward to seeing you again soon Vicki and Dan!

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is our second visit to Compston House and we enjoyed it just as much as before for our two night stay. It is absolutely spotless and the bed was very comfortable. Centrally placed in the town so easy to get about. We stayed in Maine at the front of the house overlooking the park and Loughrigg Fell. A nice room although the en-suite bathroom is compact and bijou!
Wonderful breakfasts and Jerry and Sue are warm and welcoming hosts. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Ian49
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

It was a pleasure to see you again Ian and Fran, and we're glad you enjoyed the Maine room, with it's window seat and lovely views of the park and Loughrigg Fell.

We look forward to your 3rd visit with us. Don't forget to book direct on the Compston House B&B Official Website, for the best choice of rooms available, and the lowest tariff. If you don't see what you want, just give us a ring or send us an e-mail.

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I would recommend Compston House to anyone staying in Ambleside. Sue and Jerry always make you feel so welcome. It is centrally located, comfortable, and spotlessly clean. The breakfast is excellent. We have now stayed 4 times, and will certainly be going back again.

  • Stayed: May 2014
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Thank Johnicesta
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

It's a pleasure to welcome back returning guests! We're glad you're so comfortable here John and Judith, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

With my wife we stayed four days at this bed and breakfast. Cannot complain about anything. It is located right in centre of the village, close to everything. The room (Florida) very large and spacious (maybe the bathroom a bit small). The breakfast was more than
generous and very good especially the muffin and pancakes. Sue & Jerry are pretty

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

Thank you Massimo and Gabriella. We're pleased you enjoyed your 4 day break in the Florida room. It's the largest room in the house, with double views, a skylight, and a separate seating area. The Florida room also has it's own designated off-street parking space.

We hope to see you both again soon. Remember to book direct on the Compston House B&B Official website for the best choice of rooms and the lowest tariff.

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Address: Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #11 of 102 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range: £78 - £101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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