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Little Gem Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
4 Cecil Road | Dorset, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

There is a reason this has high ratings on trip advisor! Wilma & Lawrie's home is warm and comfortable and everything is finished to a very high standard. The beds are comfortable and the breakfast is freshly cooked and delicious. We couldn't fault it. Highly recommend this to others and we will be back. .

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stayed for two nights in the B&Bs family room, two adults and a four year old, and it was great! The couple who run the B&B were friendly and accommodating, and we really couldn't find fault with anything, we would definitely recommend staying here.

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We visited Swanage for a wedding and stayed at the Little Gem for 2 nights and could not have asked for more. We arrived late but was still offered a warm welcome with offers of tea. The room was clean and very comfortable and the breakfasts were excellent. Wilma and Lawrie were extremely helpful and we will definitely stay again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is not an average 3 star B&B. Lawrie and Wilma are very welcoming and greeted us with the offer of tea. They cook an excellent breakfast with all of the extras you'd expect. Both have time to chat and make recommendations on things to see and do. We stayed for 4 nights in the family room, everywhere is very... More 

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Thank JNR09
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were greeted warmly by Wilma and Lawrie, the cups of tea and biscuits made for us on arrival were especially welcome. Our room was fresh, bright, tastefully decorated and well maintained. The shower worked perfectly, the beds were comfortable. The breakfast was tasty, especially the poached eggs! The B&B is a short walk away from Swanage sea front and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

lovely clean and comfortable room, good breakfast and wilma and laurie are lovely hosts and made myself and my wife very welcome. we were celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary and they recommended a lovely italian restaurant.

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Thank GREGORY L
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Wilma & Laurie are absolutely wonderful hosts, who go that extra mile for their customers to make life a little easier. We stayed in the twin room with ensuite, both were spotless, well decorated and comfortable. Breakfast was lovely, as a vegetarian I was well-catered for, as was my meat eating son! Location is perfect too, set in a very... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stayed at 'The Little Gem' guest house for two nights whilst celebrating my sisters wedding. Wilma and Lawrie were excellent hosts - very kind, welcoming and friendly and they made us feel right at home. The room was bright, airy, very comfortable and spotlessly clean and the bathroom was extremely well presented and clean too. Breakfast was served in... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I came here to stay as a friend was getting married in Swanage, we told the hosts, Wilma and Laurie this and they very helpfully provisionally booked out the whole guesthouse for my friends so this enabled four couples to stay at once. They were extremely accommodating from check in times, organising taxis and breakfast was brilliant. The room we... More 

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Thank Hannah M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Welcoming, comfortable and spotlessly clean! A lovely light large family room with en suite, perfect for us and our grandson. Wilma and Laurie wonderful hosts, warm and friendly. Everything we needed was provided, we can find no fault with this B and B. Great night's sleep, then a breakfast fit for a king. Meat only eater and veggie really well... More 

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