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Little Gem Guest House

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Little Gem, Swanage is rated 4 Star by Visit England and our TripAdvisor reviews speak for themselves. An Edwardian house with modern comforts. A high standard of accommodation with the best breakfast in Swanage.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
66Somewhat walkable
Grade: 66 out of 100
58Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
27Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
22Room tips
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This lovely guest house is located in a quiet part of town, about a ten minute walk from the centre of Swanage. Quite close to the railway and it's great to hear the steam trains going by. From the minute we arrived we were made so welcome by Wilma and Lawrie. We were treated to
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We could not find fault with anything at Little Gem. Wilma and Lawrie were welcoming and friendly. The rooms were clean and and bright and everything we could have needed was provided. In the bathroom there was plenty of places to hang a wet towel to dry and shower gel,
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We chose well, it really is a little gem and our hosts were friendly and made us feel welcome. Our room was lovely and I cant think of anything that could have improved it. We stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed every moment. There is loads to do in and around Swanage, Little Gem
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Excellent guest house very clean , comfy beds, large shower, nice freshly cooked breakfasts what more could you want? Hosts extremely helpful and obviously knew the local area, we have been to Swanage a few times but found a couple of new places to visit! Would definitely
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We stayed 3 nights wish we could have stayed longer.A pot of tea on arrival was a nice start to our break.The room was very clean and comfortable with a large bathroom.The breakfast was delicious with lots of choice and served nice and hot.Wilma and Laurie were very helpful in
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Room 2: Twin Room with En-suite. T.V., WiFi, Alarm Clock, Touch Light, Hospitality Tray, Hairdr
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Superior King Room with En-suite. Offers the luxuries you deserve.
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Modern comforts in an Edwardian house, with many Edwardian features.
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Every En-suite has a pressurised shower, mains water, shaver socket & toiletries.
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A Generous Hospitality Tray in Every Room. Replenished Daily.
is this the b&b pat and richard used to run?
Are all rooms en-suite.
Hi, Thank you for your question. All our rooms have en-suite pressurised showers, w.c. and basin, mirror, shaver socket, courtesy soap, shampoo and body wash, shower cap and towels. You can see photos of all the en-suites and bedrooms and read further details about 'Little Gem, Swanage' on our website. Best wishes for your planned stay in Swanage Wilma & Lawrie Sandford
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"Think all rooms would be good"
"Most rooms upstairs so need to be able climb stairs !"
"My room was upstairs and my friend's downstairs and both were fine. Both ensuite and comfortable."
"We had the ground floor room which if you are less able to climb stairs would be perfect"
"Downstairs room is of a good size."
United KingdomEnglandIsle of PurbeckSwanage
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