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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another short trip to Lymington, staying at the home from home that is The Little Gem. Owner Elaine is friendly and funny. A reasonably priced good b and b. Chatting to my landlady it appalled me how some people treat this industry. She had experienced customers doing a moonlight flit and on Christmas Day having put herself out to accommodate... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Little to add to comments of earlier visitors except to say that I found it difficult to locate on a dark night. Pennington Close is the second turning on the left of South Street going away from Lymington. Then look for the blue door.

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Thank AlbertfromDorset
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

A really comfortable, extremely clean accommodation and perfectly cooked breakfast. Our peaceful room overlooked a lovely garden and we had an en suite with a very good shower. There was a very good tray in the bedroom and we were well looked after by Elaine. Thank you so much. We will return.

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

Can this review be for my B&B? it must be because I remember you well. It was a pleasure having you here and I look forward to having you back here soon. So very pleased you enjoyed staying here. Many many thanks. Elaine Money More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Lovely rooms, an amazing hostess,lovely lady that made sure we had everything we needed.she even helped us to call for a cab. Great place to stay,clean room,lovely home. Breakfast wAs great and the lady made us feel at home by chatting to us .

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Thank Belaana
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Lovely overnight stay. We received a warm welcome and were served an excellent breakfast. The stay proved to be extremely good value for the money. The location is ideal for Lymington which is within walking distance or a very short drive and I would recommend a visit.

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

Thank you for your good review. I do appreciate it. Elaine Money. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

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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Thank Craig M
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

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 8 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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