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The Perfect Anniversary Weekend!
sur juillet 01, 2014
My wife and I stayed at the Swann Inn of Beacon this past weekend and we could not have been happier. Neil and Darlene were great. The pictures we saw online of the Swann Inn of Beacon do not do it justice. Our room was perfect and everything was super clean. Neil was willing to pick us up and take us to the train. Another highlight of our stay was the Breakfast! Darlene really outdid herself, we left to start our day on a full stomach. We recommend the Swann Inn of Beacon to anyone! We plan on going back to Beacon, NY in the Fall and we already know where we are staying.
sur octobre 25, 2013
We stayed in the tranquility room. It was huge and quiet. The best parts of our stay we're the attentive hist and their care of us. I'm gluten intolerant and they went way out of their way to accommodate me. They bought special cookies and bars. Breakfasts were fabulous, gluten-free pancakes and waffles. They even made homemade gluten free bread so I could have gluten free French toast!
Great place to stay
sur juillet 20, 2013
We stayed just one night at the Swann Inn and were very pleased with everything. The beds [we stayed in the Blue Sky room] were remarkably comfortable, and our hosts thoughtfully provided oodles of those little extras that you often forget to pack. Our room does not have an attached bathroom, but they provide robes for you to use on your short trip down the hall. The room was plenty big for two of us with suitcases and gear. The inn is set back a good ways from the road and very peaceful and quiet. Breakfast was fantastic; yogurt, cereal, warm pastry, quiche, fresh fruit... all beautifully presented. 24 hour coffee, tea and snacks available. Beacon is a lovely little town, offering shopping, scenery, great restaurant choices, and of course, Dia. A great visit.
sur mai 26, 2013
The Swann Inn was an excellent place to stay with impeccable service. The sheets were ironed, there were plenty of amenities in the room to make our stay enjoyable. We were even allowed to check in early. And the breakfast was DELICIOUS! I would recommend The Swann Inn to anyone traveling through beautiful Beacon, NY.
Friendly and comfortable
sur octobre 12, 2012
We loved the Green Willow room. The bed is extremely comfortable an the bathroom was spacious and lovely. Both were very clean. We also loved the always-available coffee/tea/snack table available on the first floor. Breakfast was excellent. It included a triple-berry pastry, fresh fruit, yogurt, and we had an option of pumpkin-pecan or banana-nut pancakes. The pumpkin-pecan pancakes were wonderful.
Neil was very friendly and helpful.
While the room was very clean, some of the common spaces could use a little tlc.
Overall, a great stay.
I wish I could give it 3 1/2 stars.....
sur août 09, 2012
My husband and I recently spent a weekend at the Swann Inn of Beacon... he was much more pleased with my choice of stay than I was. I wish I could give the Inn 3.5 stars. Some parts of the inn were FABULOUS, other parts, not so much. I would definitely give our room and the breakfasts at least 4 stars, but the rest of the inn is definitely in need of some attention. I'll start with the good. What we paid per night for our room was beyond reasonable. We frequent B&Bs and Inn's very often, and I have definitely spent twice as much for a room not half as nice as ours in the past. We stayed in the Green Willow Room. It was a bit on the small side, but VERY clean and the bed was extremely comfortable. I also have to say that the private bathroom was by far the largest and cleanest I've seen in a long time. There was nothing we could want for - extra shampoo, floss, Q-Tips, etc.... Overall, we were VERY pleased with our room. I enjoyed the little cart they had in the foyer, full of little treat and goodies, like tea, coffee, snacks, etc... the breakfasts (I had the quiche and my husband had pancakes) were absolutely delicious and beautifully plated, but I was left a little hungry. The eating area is very nicely decorated and inviting as well... The outside of the inn however, could use a LOT of attention... it's amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do. Also the gardens, though somewhat pretty, seemed a bit in disaray, and overgrown, and the front porch could definitely use some sprucing up. The bottom line is that the outside of the inn is not very inviting, which is unfortunate because what they have going on the inside is a gem... We rarely saw Darlene, but Neil was beyond accomodating. The inn itself is in a great location... set back off the main road, in a quite area. The Swann Inn does have the POTENTIAL to be a 5 star inn, but to me, they still have a little ways to go.
A Wonderful Escape from the Ordinary
sur novembre 10, 2011
We stayed two nights in early October. Since we came on the train without a car, Neil kindly picked us up from the station, and gave us a ride whenever we needed one. The B&B is on the edge of town so the rides helped when we had luggage, but really it was only a short and pleasant walk to Main Street for shops and restaurants. And we had the added treat of a visit by a family of deer who silently entered the front yard and gazed at us while we enjoyed cups of tea on the porch at sunset. The room was lovely, the breakfast was fantastic, and the whole experience was warm and memorable.
sur mai 29, 2011
Great and large room. Nice hosts. Sophisticated breafast.
Perfect relaxing break from the city
sur mars 07, 2011
Neil and Darleen were perfect hosts. He picked us up from the train station and dropped us back into town for dinner. The house is beautiful, and so quiet! We slept like babies, and woke to a hearty and delicious breakfast. The surprise ingredient in the cinnamon orange french toast was added entertainment...
Its a pleasant 10 minute walk into town, which made for a nice stroll back after dinner. Walking up mount beacon was a lovely way to work off our breakfast and enjoy the view.
Subtle touches (fresh cookies, a couple of corkscrews placed discretely in view for your use) made us feel very much like welcome house guests.
We definitely recommend it for a relaxing and romantic weekend getaway.
sur octobre 18, 2010
A group of seven of us stayed in the Tranquility room and Red Parlor room. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable. The food was great! Though we were asked to put in our order for breakfast the night before (we had a choice of spinach quiche, quiche lorraine, and pumpkin pancakes), Darlene let us have a taste of everything in the morning. Not to mention the fruit with sorbet and rugelach and cookies! Since we came up on a train from NYC and didn't have a car, Neil was nice enough to drive us into town and to the train station. Since there were seven of us, it would take two trips each time. It was a really great experience and Beacon is a pretty town so we'll definitely be coming back!
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