This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. This 4-star hotel is in Southwold town centre, 200 yards from the beach. It offers free parking, two restaurants, a butler service and free WiFi throughout.

The Swan Hotel compliments many of it's original 18th century features. All bedrooms have a Nespresso machine, 40 inch smart TV, a wireless speaker and a mini bar. Some rooms feature Apple TV. All bedrooms in the main building have four poster beds and garden rooms have their own private patios and a view of Southwold Lighthouse. Please note that all garden rooms are separate from the main hotel building, and found at the rear of the property.

The Swan Hotel also accommodates two on-site restaurants, The Still Room and The Tap Room, which showcases Adnams’ beers, brewed less than 50 yards away. Our Brewery is a working business located at the rear of the hotel.

Southwold high street features a range of local independent shops and the hotel is ideally located for exploring the town and surrounding area. The reception team can book tours of Adnams Brewery and Distillery for residents, as well as other local attractions.

Please note group bookings of over 5 rooms will be subject to a special cancellation policy.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Swan Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Aug 2006.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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4 reasons to choose The Swan Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • Southwold Pier Beach

    Southwold Pier Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    200 yards from property
Property questions and answers
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Thorpeness Golf Club
    10.4 miles
  • Aldeburgh Golf Club
    12.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Southwold Beach
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Southwold Pier Beach
    200 yards
  • Dunwich Beach
    3 miles
Closest airports
  • Norwich International Airport
    29.4 miles
How to get to The Swan Hotel from London Heathrow Airport
    Public transport
    Free parking is available.
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2 restaurants on site

    The Still Room

    Cuisine: British

    The Tap Room

    Cuisine: British

Facilities of The Swan Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Pub crawls
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Swan Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

08:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

The Garden Rooms are separate from the main building and are at the rear of the hotel. These rooms are our only dog-friendly rooms. They have a small garden area with an outdoor terrace and seating and views of Southwold Lighthouse.
Dogs are charged at £10 per dog per night, the hotel itself is not dog friendly.

From 28th February until 1st April, there will be scaffolding up and we will be doing external redecoration to the building.

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

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Swan Hotel

  • The nearest beach is just 250 yards from The Swan Hotel.

  • Yes, The Swan Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Swan Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • The Tap Room
    • The Still Room

  • Guests staying at The Swan Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte

  • The prices at The Swan Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Swan Hotel by:

    • Train 3h 45min

  • Room options at The Swan Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • The Swan Hotel is 150 yards from the centre of Southwold.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Swan Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at The Swan Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

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

    • Cycling
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beach
    • Pub crawls