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Ambleside American-style Compston House B&B

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we were greeted with a very warm welcome from both Jerry and Sue. Just the small details as knowing and remembering our names as soon as we arrived gave a wonderful personal touch to the whole experience of staying at Compston House. Each day they were intrigued as to our plans for the day and were willing to...

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Chalfont St Giles
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a memorable 5-night stay at Sue & Jerry's unique brand of America meets Cumbrian hospitality. There's no mistaking our hosts' accents nor their homeland's reputation for service excellence brought to Ambleside. Their many awards proudly mounted on the wall by the reception illustrate what their lucky guests already know - they are going to need...

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St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just come back from a lovely 3 night stay in the best b&b me and my husband have ever stayed in. Sue makes the most delicious breakfasts- the homemade pancakes are amazing and Jerry was so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We were very sad to leave.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a return trip for me with my new girlfriend to sue and jerrys wonderful B and B. We had a great, comfortable two night stay over new year and as always the place was clean, welcoming and breakfast was superb. Tell them your food allergy or intolerance and they'll accommodate your needs. It's British bed and breakfast with...

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed here for one night in may. spotlessly clean room, great breakfast(I had the American but couldn't eat it all) and lovely hosts. good location for walk up loughrigg fell or for a drink/meal in Ambleside.

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our seventh visit to Compston House where we have just stayed another week. Sue and Jerry have made us so welcome and looked after us so well on each occasion which is why we keep returning! It is such a unique place to stay and breakfasts are really special, beautifully cooked and well presented. Thank you Sue and...

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

Thanks you so much for your review entitled ''Seventh Heaven''. We're always delighted to see guests return again each year! Yes, Compston House American-style B&B is a bit ''unique'', and our breakfasts are ''really special'' too. We're delighted you find it ''so delightful'' here. We look forward to seeing you again next year, if not sooner!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 2 night stay , Sue & Jerry are the perfect hosts nothing is too much trouble. The beds are really comfy, so very clean. But the main event is the Breakfast American, Full English and so much more !! Pancakes are to die for . Can't wait to go back , one last thing great location.

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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 all those kind words about Compston House American-style B&B on TripAdvisor. We're so pleased you found the beds to be ''really comfy'' and the rooms ''so very clean''. Yes, we're famous for our award winning breakfast, whether you choose a full English breakfast, a full American breakfast (with homemade pancakes), omelettes, eggy...

Chester le Street
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been staying with Sue and Jerry at Compston House several times every year for the past 16 years. It is the only place we would ever consider staying when we visit the Lakes. It is conveniently situated for all the facilities Ambleside has to offer. The B&B is immaculately clean, it is warm and comfortable and the breakfasts...

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

We are delighted that you have been staying with us at Compston House American-style B&B for the past 16 years, and that you feel it is ''the only place you would ever consider staying in Ambleside!'' Yes, we are ''conveniently located for all the facilities Ambleside has to offer, with clean, warm and comfortable rooms and the best breakfasts''. We...

cramlington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed with Sue and Jerry at Compston House for four nights earlier this month. We usually stay there at least once and sometimes twice a year and go there because we know the rooms are spotless, the breakfasts are fabulous and the service is first rate. Sue and Jerry are excellent hosts and will do everything...

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

It's always rewarding for us when guests return to Compston House American-style B&B again and again. We're pleased you continue to find our ''rooms spotless, breakfasts fabulous, and service first rate''. Thank you so very much for your return visit, and your fabulous recommendation. We look forward to seeing you again soon....maybe later this year?

Portstewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband, Peter, and I just spent four brilliant days in the Lake District. Peter always does his research before he chooses anywhere to stay and he chose Compston House B&B in Ambleside for our accommodation in the Lakes. What a joy this special place is! Jerry and Sue are the most warm and wonderful hosts. Relocated from Stateside to...

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write all those kind words about your four day stay at Compston House American-style B&B in Ambleside. We're delighted you found it to be ''a joy'', with ''everything spotless and scrupulously clean''! We do our best to make our guests feel special and welcome, and we appreciate your glowing recommendation....

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $128 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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