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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 #8 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights last weekend for the Swanage Carnival. I was impressed with the cleanliness! The room was spotless and is obviously cleaned very thoroughly after each guest. The bathroom, gleaming. It felt very homely, as in not hotel mass produced limp pillows, the bedding and towels felt as if you would buy them for yourselves. The room was... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here recently and, having stayed at 3-4 different Swanage guest houses, I would have to say that this has emerged as my favourite and will be my first choice when visiting Swanage again. Just a 10-15 min walk from town it is a nice location, very quiet and relaxing. The room, dining room and whole... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My partner and I stayed here in May and it was lovely. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and there were so many things to choose from to eat! Located in a lovely area and near Swanage town centre and beach. We had a lovely stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Indeed a Little Gem. The room was clean and comfortable and the en suite very smart. Plentiful supply of coffee, tea, hot chocolate and very nice biscuits in the room :) It is a very quiet location and the house itself is peaceful. I slept like a log. Breakfast has everything on offer you could possibly want, and expertly cooked!... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

The owners could not have been more helpful when staying on a holiday weekend. The facilities were excellent and rooms comfortable. I was impressed by the thought given to the rooms - the little touches made all the difference. An excellent breakfast was delivered with a smile. Highly recommended.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Four of us on business stayed here in May in four rooms. All were well furnished, nicely decorated, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We received a very warm welcome and were given good advice on places to eat in the evening. The breakfast was excellent with a good choice. The Little Gem is in a convenient but very quiet location... 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*
Also Known As:
Little Gem Guest House Swanage, Dorset

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