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“Very Clean, shall stay again!”

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Little Gem Guest House
Ranked #18 of 48 Swanage B&B and Inns
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23 reviews
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“Very Clean, shall stay again!”
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights last weekend for the Swanage Carnival. I was impressed with the cleanliness! The room was spotless and is obviously cleaned very thoroughly after each guest. The bathroom, gleaming. It felt very homely, as in not hotel mass produced limp pillows, the bedding and towels felt as if you would buy them for yourselves. The room was peaceful aside from the occasional choo of the train (not irritating) and we slept very well. The breakfast had plenty of choice and was satisfying. Liked the touch of a pot of tea when we arrived too. Shower was powerful and looked like new it was so clean. I would easily stay again as would my partner, and although it's ten minutes from town it suited us location wise and a gentle walk never did any harm!

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here recently and, having stayed at 3-4 different Swanage guest houses, I would have to say that this has emerged as my favourite and will be my first choice when visiting Swanage again. Just a 10-15 min walk from town it is a nice location, very quiet and relaxing. The room, dining room and whole house in general was extremely clean, tidy and fresh. The owners were very friendly, hospitable and very welcoming. The breakfast was great and cooked well. There was a wide choice of breakfast options available too from cereals, fresh fruits, full English, pastries and yoghurts along with Tea/Coffee and fruit juice. I would definitely recommend this 'Little Gem' to anyone visiting Swanage.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

My partner and I stayed here in May and it was lovely. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and there were so many things to choose from to eat! Located in a lovely area and near Swanage town centre and beach. We had a lovely stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Indeed a Little Gem. The room was clean and comfortable and the en suite very smart. Plentiful supply of coffee, tea, hot chocolate and very nice biscuits in the room :) It is a very quiet location and the house itself is peaceful. I slept like a log. Breakfast has everything on offer you could possibly want, and expertly cooked! The hosts are very helpful and informative if you need info on surrounding area. I'm definitely going to be staying again when I next visit Swanage!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

The owners could not have been more helpful when staying on a holiday weekend. The facilities were excellent and rooms comfortable. I was impressed by the thought given to the rooms - the little touches made all the difference. An excellent breakfast was delivered with a smile. Highly recommended.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Four of us on business stayed here in May in four rooms. All were well furnished, nicely decorated, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We received a very warm welcome and were given good advice on places to eat in the evening. The breakfast was excellent with a good choice. The Little Gem is in a convenient but very quiet location and within easy walking distance of the sea, beach, pier, shops and some superb pubs. Parking was also easy. Thoroughly recommended, whether for a leisure or business trip.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights in April.
Very clean and airy rooms.
Hosts are very accommodating. Nice and Friendly.
Great Breakfasts.
Would definitely recommend.
Yes it's a 10/15 minute walk into town but really not hard walking.
If you want 2 minute walk then you will pay for that privilege.
Little Gem represents great accommodation at very reasonable rates.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Little Gem Guest House

Property: Little Gem Guest House
Address: 4 Cecil Road, Swanage BH19 1JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 48 B&Bs / Inns in Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Little Gem Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. Enquire about our out-of-season special offers. ... more   less 
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Little Gem Guest House Swanage, Isle Of Purbeck

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