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Little Gem Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Cecil Road, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
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Little Gem Guest House
Ranked #11 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • 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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights in April. Very clean and airy rooms. Hosts are very accommodating. Nice and Friendly. Great Breakfasts. Would definitely recommend. Yes it's a 10/15 minute walk into town but really not hard walking. If you want 2 minute walk then you will pay for that privilege. Little Gem represents great accommodation at very reasonable rates.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Lovely welcome to this pretty backstreets b&b.Tea and biccies too ;-) Easy to park right on drive or just outside. Room was bright and prettily decorated with a large ensuite. Its quite a walk into town but fine for most. Breakfast was tasty and fresh with plenty of choice.. If we ever visit Swanage again we'll definitely stay here again.

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Stayed here with 4 of my 'girlfriends' for one night as we were going horseriding at Studland Stables the next day. Initial communication was excellent and they responded to my email enquiry very quickly. They even gave us a list of good places to eat in the local area. We received a very warm welcome from Wilma & Lawrie when... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have recently made a return visit to Little Gem and am very pleased to say it was as good as ever. There was a warm welcome and the room was very comfortable. The breakfast menu was comprehensive and the quality of the food was very tasty. Little Gem's situation is ideal for the town and its sandy beach. I... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have recently had three stays at the Little Gem for a total of eight nights. What a lovely place and delightful owners. Highly recommend everything about Little Gem. Also Swanage has proven to be a great place with amazing scenery.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed there for 3 nights and found it a home from home. Great owners and a lovely welcome. Beautifully furnished to a very high standard. Great breakfast and comfy beds. Very quiet at night. Highly recommend this place. Will be back.

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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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A small three star family-run guesthouse. High standard accommodation with the best breakfast in Swanage. Enquire about our out-of-season special offers. ... more   less 
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