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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Meg and John are great hosts offering a warm welcome as soon as you arrive. We stayed in the Hawaii room that was a good size, clean and comfortable, although the bathroom was a little compact, but functional. The breakfasts are fantastic, especially the pancakes...More

Thank Claire D
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoyed your breakfasts! You need fuelling to tackle those mountains! It was a pleasure to meet you and hope to welcome you to Ambleside again soon! Meg and...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Everything about the visit was amazing, the food is delicious, the owners of the b&b are lovely and accomodating! The area is central and very convenient. A really nice touch is that in the welcome book there is a list of recommended places to eat,...More

Thank BethLancaster
Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed your time here and enjoyed our recommendations! We really hope to see you again soon! Meg and John

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great b&b in a fab location in Ambleside. Breakfast lives up to all its reviews with a large selection and well cooked. Highly recommend the blueberry pancakes. We had the Texas room on the top floor with a lovely outlook to Wansfell Pike across the...More

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Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 26 September 2017

Thank your for your lovely comments. As you say, our location is great offering access to all local amenities within a short stroll. We fully appreciate your comments regarding the bathroom. We are currently working on plans to offer our guests bigger bathrooms and further...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Just returned from another three day stay at Compston House - we've been coming here for many years. It really is a great B&B, centrally located in Ambleside, and an ideal base for the restaurants and pubs in the town, and for many walks in...More

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Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! Your words really go a long way and to know you have left happy is our reward! It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we really hope to see you again soon! Thanks again! Meg...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We recently stayed at Compston House to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary. Meg and John were wonderful hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Our room, the Florida suite was lovely, with views from the windows and spotlessly clean. Breakfast - what can we say...More

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Response from Compston, Owner at Ambleside American-style Compston House B&BResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for your review. Its comments like this that make our day!! We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind words regarding the breakfast. We aim to make sure you are ready to start your day in the best...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$102 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$102 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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Sorry, but we do not accept pets, as many people are allergic.
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"Room 5 has good views over the crazy golf course."
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"The Florida room is spacious , quiet and has lovely views."
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"Excellent location for walks in the lakes with perfectly cooked breakfasts and lots of choices to fuel your..."
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"Florida room biggest in house with dual aspect views"
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