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    Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

    Compston Road, Ambleside LA22 9DJ, England
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    • Excellent92%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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        1 - 5 of 926 reviews

        Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

        We stayed at Compston House for four nights last week in the Montana room. The B&B is really conveniently located, with the added bonus of free parking permits for the local car parks. Megan and John were very friendly and welcoming, and went out of...More

        Thank iheather
        Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 6 days ago

        Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time here and look forward to welcoming you again (and introducing you to Mia!). Glad you enjoyed the breakfasts and were able to use our parking...More

        Reviewed 1 week ago

        This was my first experience of staying in a B&B on my own, and Meg and John could not have made me more welcome. I stayed in the single room Pennsylvania, which although small was spotless with plenty of storage, a good shower and incredibly...More

        Thank Clare A
        Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 1 week ago

        Thank you so much for your kind words, they really do mean a lot! We are going to put some sort of blind/netting in the room, hopefully making it more private (and thank you for the feedback). We are so glad you enjoyed your stay,...More

        Reviewed 3 weeks ago

        We loved our six day stay in this guesthouse in Ambleside. The breakfasts were very good as reported by others, and my wife loved her blueberry pancakes. Great to have proper cloth napkins also. The room and bed were comfortable, though the room being on...More

        Thank Johntimelord
        Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 2 weeks ago

        Thank you for your kind words, they really mean a lot. It was an absolute pleasure to host you both, and hope to see you again soon in the not too distant future! We will look into making the room more private as you suggested...More

        Reviewed 4 weeks ago

        I had the pleasure of staying at this lovely bed and breakfast over the new year period. Prior to booking my partner was reluctant as he didn't like the idea of a bed and breakfast. Luckily I convinced him to give it a try and...More

        Thank Lucy H
        Reviewed 4 weeks ago

        A big thank thank you to Meg and John, the new owners, for a great week. They are a lovely young couple with a lot of hospitality experience behind them and will make this new venture very successful. The guest house is spotlessly clean, the...More

        1  Thank amidala36
        Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

        Thank you all for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We certainly hope to see you again, and maybe we will show you our skills at LOTR Monopoly!! Would...More

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        • Free Parking
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Breakfast included
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        • Free Parking
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        • US$118 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Non-Smoking Rooms
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        • 9
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        • Lake District >
        • Ambleside
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        • Ambleside American-Style Compston House Bed And Breakfast ,
        • Ambleside American-Style Compston House Hotel Ambleside ,
        • Ambleside American-Style Compston House B&B Lake District
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        sharonlouis6
        23 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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        Response from Compston | Property representative |
        Sorry, but we do not accept pets, as many people are allergic.
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        "Florida room biggest in house with dual aspect views"
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        "Montana room quaint, cosy and quiet"
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        "All rooms are excellent"
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        "The Florida Room is lovely"
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