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Little Gem Guest House

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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Cecil Road, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
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Little Gem Guest House
Ranked #11 of 56 Swanage B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wells, UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome was friendly and warm, but not intrusive or over the top. My room was a good sized twin room, well laid out and unfussily decorated. Both it and the en-suite shower room were absolutely spotless. The breakfast was excellent, with a wide choice of cereals. I will definitely use Little Gem again and have already recommended it to... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have just spent 3 nights at Little Gem and can honestly say that it lives up its name. Everything about my stay was just perfect and Wilma and Lawrie were excellent hosts. They were very welcoming, took time to sit and talk to me and ensured that everything I needed was catered for. The B and B is in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Family stay for a long weekend at the beginning of November. Rooms all clean and welcoming although Room 3 is on the small side albeit with a large bathroom. Owners very helpful and catered for our dietary needs. Certainly use again

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We arrived at Little Gem after a long day of walking the Dorset countryside and immediately had a warm welcome from our hosts. Despite being our first visit to Swanage, Wilma and Lawrie made us feel right at home. They were happy to offer dinner suggestions and advice on other places to see in the area. Breakfast was lovely; hot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed at Little Gem for 6 nights in September 2014. Wilma and Lawrie were very helpful and welcoming, from checking the vegetarian options were OK for me (they were!) to allowing us to dry our scuba kit in the garden. A lovely place to stay.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Our first visit to Swanage and Little Gem as a family of 4 on Tues 26/08/14. After reading all the reviews we certainly were extremely impressed with everything. Wilma and Lawrie were very hospitable and made our visit enjoyable. The family room had everything you would need and very spacious for 2 adults and 2 teenagers plus luggage. The en-suite... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We enjoyed our two nights stay over Bank Holiday. There is everything you could want from a reasonably priced B & B, comfortable bed, good shower, very good breakfast and pleasant, hospitable owners. We would definitely recommend it.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was our first stay, and hopefully not our last. There was a welcome from the outset from both Wilma and Lawrie, and their warmth mirrored the decor and comfort of their beautiful home. Lots of little 'extras' added to the charm. Comfortable bed and very good breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed at Little Gem for one night on 02/08/2014. When we checked in Wilma made us a very welcoming cup of tea. The room was very comfortable with tea making facilities. We found it to be very clean and had a good nights sleep. The breakfast in the morning was very good and we were spoilt for choice. We... More 

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Upper Beeding, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We love Swanage & have stayed at "The Little Gem" twice now and have really enjoyed it both times. Wilma & Lawrie are very warm and friendly hosts who offer lovely comfortable accommodation. The rooms are pleasant and very clean with everything you need, including very comfortable beds. The breakfasts are wonderful-help yourself to cereals, yoghurts and fresh fruits, then... More 

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Address: 4 Cecil Road, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Little Gem Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Little Gem Guest House Swanage, Dorset

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