He <gave me welcome to his little room>

park sang joon

Senior Member
The narrator recalls his adolescence.
He visited his old friend Traddles' place for the first time.

When I got to the top of the stairs - the house was only a story high above the ground floor - Traddles was on the landing to meet me. He was delighted to see me, and gave me welcome, with great heartiness, to his little room.
[David Copperfield by Charles Dickens]
I'd like to know what "gave me welcome to his little room" means.
Thank you in advance for your help.
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