In Hay-on-Wye, The Swan at Hay is positioned between the Brecon Beacons and The Black Mountains. It is an independent hotel with 19 individually designed bedrooms and a restaurant serving classic British cuisine.

This listed Georgian building was a former coaching inn, and many rooms have large original windows with views across the gardens or stable block. Bedrooms feature flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee trays and private bathrooms.

The Swan at Hay has a relaxed bistro and a restaurant serving modern British cuisine with original Georgian windows overlooking the garden and patio. The Swan has 2 bar areas and a dining room, where guests can choose from the different menus available. The well-stocked bar serves award-winning ales and ciders.

Hay-on-Wye has a good selection of boutique shops and pubs. It is only a 5-minute walk from the Offa’s Dyke Path and just a short drive from the Brecon Beacons National Park. Free parking is available at The Swan at Hay.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Swan At Hay has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 7, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose The Swan At Hay

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • do you do halfboard
    Here at The Swan we do Bed and Breakfast rates, Room only Rates and Dinner, Bed and Breakfast rates.
    Answered on July 26, 2020
  • Which rooms are on the ground floor/disabled accessible please.
    We have two Classic double rooms located on the ground floor in our Coach House building which is separate to the main house. One of these can be twin...
    Answered on August 10, 2021
  • Do you allow dogs? If so, would you allow a German shepherd? Thankyou.
    We allow all dogs, many of our rooms are pet friendly. Please liaise with us directly to ensure you get a pet friendly room and avoid disappointment. ...
    Answered on September 7, 2020
  • Is breakfast included .
    Good evening, We offer rates that include or exclude full Welsh breakfast. Many thanks.
    Answered on September 6, 2020
  • Is the restaurant functioning and is breakfast served outside the room please
    Yes we are serving both indoors and outdoors for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Many thanks..
    Answered on May 30, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
2 Restaurants On Site

    The Garden Room Restaurant

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The Market Bar Eatery

    Open for: Brunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Swan At Hay
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Archery Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Swan At Hay takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
£10 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
£25 per child, per night
4 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
£25 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Solo The Swan At Hay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform The Swan At Hay of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Swan At Hay

  • The Swan At Hay offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Horseback riding
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Archery

  • The Swan At Hay has 2 restaurants:

    • The Garden Room Restaurant
    • The Market Bar Eatery

  • Check-in at The Swan At Hay is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The Swan At Hay include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Guests staying at The Swan At Hay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The prices at The Swan At Hay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Swan At Hay is 800 feet from the center of Hay-on-Wye.