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Bebington
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a 2 night break. We had such a lovely time at Compston House. Firstly Sue & Jerry are the warmest hosts and made us feel so very welcome . The breakfast was, simply put fantastic!!! I had eggy bread and bacon one morning and the famous pancakes the second day. My husband had cooked breakfast and wasn't...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a short break at Compston House, without doubt the best b&b we've stayed in, we stayed in the Maine room which has the added bonus of a parking bay two minutes walk away, the room was clean,spacious and well equipped (wifi,tea,hairdryer etc). Sue and Jerry the owners were exceptional hosts and nothing was too much trouble, the...

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

A great location in the centre of Ambleside and with the added bonus of a parking permit, Compston House was a perfect find for us. It ticked all the boxes and the breakfast more than lived up to the reviews. Sue and Jerry are a great team and this is reflected in their hospitality.

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

We're delighted you enjoyed the ''great location and superb breakfast'' at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. Yes, our parking permits are an added bonus, allowing you to use the local pay and display car parks for FREE, as well as other car parks in the South Lakes, so you save quite a bit of money. We look forward to...

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us! We're delighted you found the New York room to be ''warm, clean and spacious'' and the breakfasts to be ''fabulous and plentiful''. Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is located in the centre of the wonderful village of Ambleside.....close to all the restaurants, bistros, pubs, shops and cinemas that Ambleside has to offer....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 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...

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

It's so rewarding for us when guests return to Compston House American-style B&B again and again over the years!! We're delighted you return for the award winning breakfasts (with proper home cured bacon and handmade Cumberland sausages from our local butcher in Ambleside), as well as the American-style service. We appreciate your business over the years, and your recommendation to...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 November 2016 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...

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

Thank you for all your kind words! We're delighted you had a ''delightful'' stay and that you looked forward to your breakfast every morning. We hope you visit Ambleside again, and choose to stay with us again too.

Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review about Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside! We're delighted that you has a ''superb'' week with us and enjoyed our award winning breakfast, especially the homemade American pancakes, and award winning bacon and cumberland sausage from our local butcher. Our breakfast is cooked fresh to your...

Reviewed 20 November 2016 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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Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B, responded to this review

It sounds like you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us, including the award winning breakfasts, lovely room, and American-style service. Thank you so much for recommending us to family and friends. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Malton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

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...

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

Thank you for the lovely review! We are so pleased that you found your stay at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside to be ''amazing'', ''spotlessly clean'' and ''ideally located''. Yes, the permit you receive to use the local pay and display car parks for FREE gives you free parking not only in Ambleside, but in other car parks in...

Glasgow
Reviewed 16 November 2016 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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included

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: €77 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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