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Little Gem Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
4 Cecil Road | Dorset, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
Little Gem Guest House
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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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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was warm, welcoming and spotless clean! It feels like a home away from home. Wilma and Lawrie were friendly, welcoming and goes to the extra mile to make the guest feel comfortable at home. I really had an enjoyable stay with them and will definitely return again if I visit Swanage again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Decided to take myself off for a few days to Swanage, having never been there before, and booked Little Gem Guest House from seeing it on the Dorset tourism page and reading positive reviews on here. I had a lovely stay - Wilma & Laurie were very warm and welcoming, taking the time to chat and giving me info about... More 

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Wells, UK
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5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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