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Little Gem Guest House

4 Cecil Road, Swanage BH19 1JJ England
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#15 of 49 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
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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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Non-smoking hotel
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Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mark and Debbie Malyon wrote a review Sep 2019
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We arrived with a warm welcome and much needed pot of tea.Room on the ground floor was lovely and clean very comfortable with a great shower. There was a wide range of breakfast which was superb made fresh for you every morning. Lawrie and Wilma were great hosts
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Lumie321 wrote a review Aug 2019
Berkshire17 contributions5 helpful votes
Stayed at Little Gem for a four day break in Swanage. On arrival, Lawrie and Wilma were very welcoming and carried our cases up to our rooms, which was helpful. Our room was bright, very clean and tidy. The information book in the room gave us lots of ideas of things to do and places to eat in Swanage. Good choice of breakfast and allergies catered for. Lawrie and Wilma went out of their way to help us plan our days out, lending us maps and books and suggesting interesting places to visit. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: August 2019
elisabetta682015 wrote a review Aug 2019
Inzago, Italy7 contributions3 helpful votes
I stayed at Little Gem for a week while working in Swanage and I thoroughly enjoyed it. My room was spotless, bright and comfortable. Wilma and Lawrence are excellent hosts who will do their best to make you feel at home. Breakfast menu is delicious and there are many options you can choose from, including vegetarian ones. The location is in a characteristic part of Swanage, close to the High Street with its beautiful Purbeck stone houses , yet overlooking a quiet street only 10 minutes away from the beach ( walking distance). I do recommend this place to anyone looking for a home away from home in quaint Swanage.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
DAVID L wrote a review Jul 2019
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom8 contributions4 helpful votes
Stayed for 2x nights. Not called Little Gem without reason. Situated in a quiet road, ~10mins walk to the beach. Warm, friendly welcome. We were in Room 1. Light, airy, very clean and comfortable. Great choice at breakfast. Would have no hesitation in recommending.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
wendyemma wrote a review Jun 2019
derbyshire452 contributions57 helpful votes
hi Just returned from our vacation of our touring holiday we stayed at the littlegem on our last port of call really enjoyed staying there great location nice little walk into town .harbour area pier etc wilma and lawrie were spot on lovely guest house with parking really nice place to stay had a welcoming drink which was very nice. breakfast was lovely wilma and lawrie told us were to go and were not to go GREAT PLACE TO STAY Richard @Wendy
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Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: any room would be good
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United KingdomEnglandDorsetIsle of PurbeckSwanage
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Frequently Asked Questions about Little Gem Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Little Gem Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Jurassic Coast (0.5 miles), Pursenalities (0.6 miles), and Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Little Gem Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Little Gem Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Little Gem Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Little Gem Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Java Independent Coffee House, Bliss Food Co., and Love Cake etc.
Is Little Gem Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the centre of Swanage.
Are there any historical sites close to Little Gem Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Jurassic Coast (0.5 miles), Fort Henry (2.6 miles), and Keates Quarry Dinosaur Footprints (2.3 miles).