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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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  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • Boadicea32
    Millstone, New Jersey
    Charm, Great Breakfast, Great Host
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th August 2019
    Swan House is a small B&B that is big on charm, comfort and friendliness. Located in the center of Old Town Hastings, but tucked away from the noise and bustle, it is an historic small home redone... Read full review
  • Jackmercer
    Trip Type:
    Weekend in Hastings
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th August 2019
    Best hotel in Hastings. My partner and I have stayed here twice and now wouldn't want to stay anywhere else! We felt really comfortable, able to come in and out as we please. We love the breakfast... Read full review
  • Mel N
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful retreat
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th August 2019
    This a fantastic place to stay- from the wonderful welcome to the clean rooms, honesty bar and amazing breakfast. You are able to pull up infront of the building and drop off your bags before being... 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

Special Offers

  • Complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolates for any two-night stay in July and August 2019. Please quote 'Visit1066 Offer' when booking.

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  • 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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