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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I've just had my second stay at Compton House and both times have been brilliant. The beautiful Georgian house, close to the centre of Newark, is furnished like an old world, upmarket country home. The main sitting room is both elegant and extremely comfortable, with a roaring fire in the grate on winter days. The bedrooms are equally welcoming, and...

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Bampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Less than 10 minutes walk from the centre of Newark, Compton House has a real welcome feel, high ceilings, very comfortable ensuite with lots of thoughtful details included to make the stay more comfortable and a terrific breakfast. Lisa was a lovely host.

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

You are very kind to write a review, thank you. Loved meeting you all and fun to have your family and my friends in common, although a sad occasion. But very glad you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed breakfast, hope to see you again soon, best wishes, Lisa

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Had an amazing stay with my wife and I at the Compton House. We were on a trip to Grimsby (ABBA show) and decided to stop at the Compton House. Amazing room, great communication with Lisa (host) (she even booked us a lovely diner table at a nearby restaurant) and excellent breakfast. We had a lovely and interesting chat with...

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

What a riot you were! Such fun meeting you both and will follow your careers and hope to get to a " Waterloo" concert. Ive always loved Abba. Really glad you enjoyed your stay here - you know where we are now so when you are on tour, I hope we are on the way. Its always such a thrill...

Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lisa and all the staff made us feel so welcome from start to finish. The room was beautifully decorated and furnished, and it was a joy to spend time in the house. Only a short walk from the centre of town so ideally situated too. Thank you so much for making our stay so enjoyable.

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

Very glad you felt welcome, it is important that our guests are at home when they step through the door. And thankyou for mentioning the decoration - in fact the house is having a re-vamp in January and we are decorating from top to bottom so although we will keep the atmosphere and feeling of the house, it will be...

Reviewed 21 November 2016

A dozen of us stayed at Compton House this past weekend because we were all going along to a period costume masquerade ball at the newly restored Newark Assembly Rooms on Saturday evening. (Well worth a visit if you're in the area.) The house is beautiful, very comfortable and, for lack of a better word, well-appointed. It has character too....

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you. It was a real pleasure having you to stay and I'm particularly pleased you enjoyed the dinner, and the breakfasts, which I took great pleasure in cooking. And for mentioning the bedrooms are well appointed, we do try and think of everything. Compton House is in a great situation near to town, and I...

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Can't fault it was an amazing stay had dinner on the Friday eve which was delicious x breakfast was also amazing xx made to feel very welcome x a home away from home x stayed in the Judy room which was very comfortable x

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

Well you all looked amazing! I wish I'd known you would all be dressing for Dinner, and next year (if you stay again) I will be properly attired in Georgian clothes! You were all terrific fun and put so much effort into looking authentic, we were all really impressed. So very glad that you enjoyed the dinner and breakfasts and...

Reviewed 21 November 2016

I stayed at Compton House for a sort of Regency house party and Lisa was a fabulous host. She was very obliging and the cooking was phenomenal. The house is very clean and the bathrooms were nice and modern. The house stands about a ten-minute walk from the city centre, so very accessible. I look forward to coming here again...

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

Yes, please do come back, it was an education having you all to stay and such a surprise to see you all dressed up for the Ball on Saturday (I must post the pics on FB). I enjoyed cooking for you all and its lovely to cook for appreciative guests, so thank you for your review and hope to see...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Three visits in less than three months, this is our favourite place to stay in Newark. Lisa and her team make you feel really welcome, from luxurious rooms to hearty and healthy breakfasts, you cannot go wrong. Wonderful early Victorian town house tastefully converted into a top class Bed and Breakfast.

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

You two are such fun and I look forward to seeing you, we love having you to stay while you visit relatives, its good to have a comfy bolt hole during a dutiful weekend. I'm so pleased you love the breakfasts, and have got some new breakfast recipes so you might be my guinea pigs next time and try them...

Reviewed 17 October 2016

The house is lovely, the rooms were perfect. And the host, Lisa, is absolutely fabulous. She helped us a lot when we were in trouble after a car accident. She is the best !!! The breakfast was excellent too. A perfect stay !!! Mehdi, Benjamin and Mariam

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

Dear Mehdi, Benjamin and Mariam, What a lovely review, thank you so very much. I had such a good time chatting with you all and wished you could have stayed longer. We are only too happy to help when there is a problem, like your car trouble, it is complicated enough without being in another country. I do hope we...

Paris, France
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Everything was perfect. The house the room the breakfast the welcome and mostly Lisa and her team. So Kind and care about your wellness. Objectively : clean, bed, eat, warmness Thank you so much for all.

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LisaDH, Owner at Compton House, responded to this review

You were all such fun and we loved having your wedding party from Paris, to stay. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay so much and felt cared for - my team are brilliant and I'm very lucky to have Racheal and Kate looking after the house and helping at breakfast, they are the tops! Of course the rooms should be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Compton House is a charming and elegant Grade II listed townhouse with seven luxury ensuite bedrooms. Five minutes walk from the historic market square of Newark on Trent. Fabulous breakfasts are made to order. All rooms offer complimentary toiletries, big soft fluffy towels and luxurious bed linen. Free wi-fi throughout the house. As part of our service, we are happy to organize taxis, book restaurant tables and theater tickets, all free of charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Compton House

Address: 117 Balderton Gate, Newark-on-Trent NG24 1RY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Newark-on-Trent
Hotel Class:4 star — Compton House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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