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Swan House

1 Hill Street, Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3HU
5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars 5 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation

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Swan House


The travel and interior design press love Swan House. This 15th Century boutique bed and breakfast has enjoyed unprecedented, glowing national and international editorial for its, five star service and style.

Each of our four ensuite bedrooms are individually designed, with comfort and luxury in mind. Coast Magazine declared us "The quintessential bed & breakfast in all of England... a blueprint for all the rest". Twice a Tourism South East, Beautiful South Gold Award winner, 2009 & 2014, we also hold a coveted  VisitEngland Silver Award for Excellence, 2015.

We are situated in one of the most peaceful and picturesque parts of Hastings Old Town with antique shops, restaurants, fishing quarter and beach just three minutes walk away.

Enjoy a gourmet breakfast menu in our spacious guest lounge, with a wealth of exposed beams, oak panelling and a large inglenook fireplace. In the finer weather, dine in our charming patio garden.

Proprietors: Brendan McDonagh and Lionel Copley.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Artisan Room£130.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Church Room£140.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Garden Room£120.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Renaissance Suite£150.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*The Renaissance Suite (two adjoining rooms) is suitable for friends & families starting from £50 per child, per night. We accommodate children 5 years and upwards, in the Suite only and by prior arrangement.

Please note that we have a minimum two night stay at weekends. If we are able to offer a Saturday night only stay, there is an additional £10 charge per room.

Single occupancy rates: Church and Renaissance £110, Artisan and Garden £99.



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Recent Reviews:

  • keithdh2017
    Trip Type:
    Swan House
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    A great place to stay in Hastings Old Town. Very helpful and welcoming staff. Excellent breakfast. Beautiful old building with very cosy bedroom and drawing room with open fire. No hesitation in... Read full review
  • pamgreaveshaven7
    Stamford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    family vist
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th September 2019
    FABULOUS. rooms delightful and comfortable with a lovely selection of toiletries in the bathroom. Very relaxed and carefree environment, come and go as you wish. Elegant in a totally... Read full review
  • Tripmonkey00
    Horsham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Excellent stay
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th September 2019
    this is a excellent place to stay ,quality all round had a great experience and when in town again we will definitely stay here ...nice and peaceful ,cozy rooms ,comfortable bed and a cracking... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Go along the Seafront to the Old Town. Turn left into the High Street, then left into Swan Terrace and we are first on the left in Hill Street.



  • Serve breakfast
  • Special diets catered for

Establishment Features

  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Real log/coal fires

Payment Methods

  • American Express
  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • No smoking

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms

Opening Times

Open 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


  • 2018 YouTube video


  • 5 Visit England Stars
5 Visit England Stars


  • Visit England Awards -Annual Gold Annual Gold 2019
  • Visit England Awards -Breakfast Breakfast 2019
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold 2015

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