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A Little Gem

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1 Pennington Close, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 8EU, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing stay here in August for one night before a friends wedding. Fantastic host, had a great chat over breakfast and this gal has really lived! Full English was very tasty and presented well with no sign of cooking oil. Really comfy nights sleep, huge bed and soft but firm. Very accommodating, couldn't have asked for more.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Hello to dear Elaine owner of Little Gem B&B, we are regular guests it is our little hideaway when we don't want to stay with our friends. We love coming back & are regular visitors we are booked in again early August with our new dog this time carnt wait to be back in Lymington we used to live down... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The B&B facilities were very good but let down for me by the UKIP views of the owner who chatted to us throughout breakfast. Also, although the B&B is 'pet friendly' you will be charged £5 per dog per night, which is unjustifiable in my book.

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Margaret m, Owner at A Little Gem, responded to this review

Sorry if you felt you were mislead with regard to the price for dogs. My website clearly shows the charge of £5.00 per dog. (I used to charge £3.00 but after a few "happenings" increased the price). For my part, I really love doing B&B because I enjoy interacting with people from different backgrounds and with different views. I feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Little it may be but the standard of accommodation was very good as was the warmth and generosity of hospitality shown by hostess Elaine. Her breakfasts, and especially her homemade bread that made toast to die for, were tops.

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We booked late and Elaine was there to greet us. She took us to the start of a lovely waterside walk and suggested places to eat. The room was very nicely appointed and cosy. There is only one other room in the BnB. The bed was comfortable and linen was crisp and good quality. The bathroom was not en suite... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A Little Gem is well-named. My wife and I recently had a most pleasant stay there. Elaine, the owner, makes every effort to make sure you are well taken care of. It's obvious that her vocation is a labor of love. You feel welcomed from start to finish and happy for the experience of meeting her. The facilities are super... More 

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nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stayed at this wonderful b&b for 3 nights and were treated to a warm and welcoming feeling that continue for all our stay. Elaine our hostess was very charming and made us feel so comfortable.The room we stayed in was spacious and very clean with a en-suite and all other amenities required . We had 3 very good breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the Little Gem very much. Communication was excellent from the moment we booked and arranged our arrival time. On arriving, we were warmly welcomed and given a wealth of information about the local area and the wider New Forest area. Our room was a good size and was very comfortable with good quality sheets and... More 

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Tintagel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We are not normally B&b people but to our surprise we discovered a real gem. A very genial host wonderful breakfast with homemade bread with a lot of varried choice. Well appointed room with a little en suite shower room extra heaters if we wanted it. Free Wifi.5minutes awy from Lymington st barbe Museum.sha e we were there only for... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Jack and I would like to say thank you for a very pleasant stay at your bed and breakfast. Little Gem is a very comfortable and friendly place to stay. Elaine is a warm and very interesting woman who made us feel very welcome. Due to traffic issues on the M25 and M3 we were three hours late and Elaine... More 

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