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Nestled in the New Jersey Skylands, the Whistling Swan Inn is one of New Jersey's best kept secrets. This is where modern luxury meets Victorian elegance. Exquisitely decorated with period antiques, luxury linens and other five-star amenities, each room beckons you to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect. All rooms have a private bathroom with walk-showers; suites have over-sized Jacuzzi tubs. Guests will enjoy plush bathrobes, flat screen TV, DVD players and fireplaces en-suite. The inn's grand wraparound veranda and English garden call to mind a more genteel time where lazy days were spent sipping a cool drink and visiting with friends. You're close to Waterloo Village, antiquing, winter sports, boating, Lake Musconetcong, golf, horseback riding, state parks and forests, Morris Canal and many other sights in this 4-season tourism region.
5 on November 30, 2014
Excellent B&B in Stanhope, NJ. My wife and I just needed a quick overnight getaway and this was just the place. Ros, was an excellent host and made the reservation process and our overnight stay painless. She recommended a nice place in town for dinner and we had a lovely time there as well. We stayed in the Walnut Valley Suite. A lovely Victorian decorated room on the second floor. It had its own sitting area and fireplace. It was just cold enough outside to enjoy that and we did. In the morning, Ros had a delicious breakfast ready for us and the other guests. We had a lovely time and recommend this B&B. Thanks Ros for a wonderful experience.
I'm so glad you had a good time at the Whistling Swan Inn. It was my pleasure to host you, and I hope you will come back again soon.
5 on November 05, 2014
This was a very beautiful B&B, rooms were very clean, decorated beautifully and reasonably priced. The hospitality was excellent, from the snacks, sherry and also a great tasting breakfast!
4.4 on October 16, 2014
Our night at the Whistling Swan was very nice. Snacks and drinks were available all night. The room as well as the inn was very neat and clean. Lovely grounds on the outside including a nice wraparound porch. The breakfast in the morning was very good which was highlighted by eggs benedict. Very GOOD.
5 on October 12, 2014
My wife and I have stayed at the Whistling Swan Inn at least a half a dozen time over as many years to include BRT (Before Ros and Tom). It's the best place to stay in northern New Jersey; and it's only an hour's drive from Newark Airport (after commuter traffic has passed). We like it because it's comfortable, quiet, reasonably priced, and breakfasts are 'gourmet'. And importantly, Ros and Tom are a superb and accommodating hosts.
Thank you for your kind words ... we're blushing! It's always a pleasure to see old friends when they return to the Inn, and we're glad that you've continued to make us your home away from home.
5 on October 09, 2014
Lovely B&B in the scenic part of New Jersey. Extremely comfortable rooms, great rates and wonderful service. Breakfast is different every day and will keep you going until dinner. Highly recommended.
5 on October 06, 2014
We stayed at the Whistling Swan for three nights in the Tranquility Room. It was absolutely exactly what we needed! Extremely comfortable accommodations in a beautiful, well-maintained home. The hospitality was great, food delicious, surrounding area filled with fun and relaxing things to do, the grounds of the Whistling Swan are beautiful and very tranquil. Can't wait to go back!
Exceeding customer expectations is our number one priority, and we're glad you had such an enjoyable stay at the Whistling Swan Inn. - Ros
5 on October 03, 2014
As a wedding gift, we were given a gift certificate for this lovely B&B. We hadn't planned a honeymoon, so this was perfect. We stayed 2 days in the Harmony Suite. The room was quiet and comfortable. The owner/innkeeper, Ros, is personable and makes wonderful breakfast items. She even shared one of her recipes that we enjoyed. We ate dinner the first night at a German restaurant called The Black Forest. The next night was yummy burgers at the Stanhope House. Delicious! We recommend both! We really enjoyed our time at the Whistling Swan and will definitely return!
5 on September 22, 2014
This was the first time that my wife and I stayed at a Bed and Breakfast. We were there a few months ago. It was everything we we were looking for in a Bed and Breakfast and more. We were very lucky. We were the only ones staying there at the time and that allowed us to look at each room and choose the one that we would like to stay in next time. The entire house is very, very clean. Much better than most hotels. We felt very comfortable there and slept great. The room and the bed was very comfortable. The owner, Roz, is wonderful and a joy to talk to. She will leave you alone if you like and give you your space, or she will tell you about her house and the area. She is a wonderful cook too. There is a lot to do here. Large selection of DVD's with a DVD player and a nice TV in each room. Large selection of interesting books and newspapers to read. I enjoyed looking at all of the pictures on the walls and other knick knacks. Check out the wall of different Presidential pictures on the second floor landing. We will be going back as soon as we can. There is a lot to do in the area and good dining, but The Whistling Swan is really a destination in itself, not just a place to stay while visiting the area. I just wish it were closer to home so we could go more often. You will not be disappointed. Especially with the home made chocolate cookies. Mmmmmm! We did not feel like we were staying in a hotel, but rather the home of a friend.
Thank you so much for the kind words. I'm so glad your first stay at a bed and breakfast was a memorable one. My number one priority as an innkeeper is to ensure that guests feel comfortable and leave relaxed, rejuvenated and well-fed. I'm so glad the reality lived up to your expectations of a B&B stay.
5 on September 19, 2014
Excellent stay. Roz was a wonderful hostess. Loved it.
4.6 on September 11, 2014
We arrived at this oasis after a 16 + hour flight from Australia. A haven just beautiful. Ros was as charming & welcoming as her beautiful home. The accomodation outstanding, location restful & tranquel & homecooking yhum. I hope we can go back but will certainly recommend to friends who intend to travel to New Jersey. Annemarie & Mark Sydney Australia
It was wonderful having you both as guests of the inn and hope to see you again the next time you visit the States. Thank you for your kind words. Knowing that our guests' expectations have been met is one of the reasons why innkeeping is so rewarding.
- 2nd floor light and airy - A cozy room dressed in intimate style - queen sized bed - electric fireplace - flat panel TV/DVD player - Wireless LAN BRASS BED ROOM
- in quietest part of the Inn. - stained glass window - room is colored in burgundy and cream - victorian claw-foot soaking tub with shower - queen sized bed - Wireless LAN
- room painted in the color of sunshine - bath with two person shower - queen sized bed - flat panel TV/DVD - Wireless LAN
- reflects victorian love for exotic furnishing - queen size four poster bed - electric fireplace - Flat panel TV - Wireless LAN - two bathrooms - two person jacuzzi, heated fireplace oriental room
Luxury Suite - 2nd floor - grand luxury salon - King size bed - custom tiled jacuzzi - cozy reading chairs - mahogany mantled gas fireplace - 2 separate bathrooms - refrigerator - Wireless LAN Luxury Suite - 2nd floor
- 1940's room peach and cream colored - King size bed - gorgeous ladies vanity - two person jacuzzi - 32" flat panel TV/DVD - electric fireplace - Wireless LAN
- 1920's room in glorious light - maple furnishing - electric fireplace - small refrigerator - queen sized bed - private bath with stall shower - Wireless LAN
- romantic room with roses surrounding you - view to the victorian garden - King size bed - Electric fireplace - 32" flat panel TV/DVD - private bath with stall shower - Wireless LAN
- Victorian turret - two room suite - two person jacuzzi - gas fireplace - steam shower - small refrigerator - 2 flat panel TV's, DVD player
Countryside, Lakeside, Mountains, Small town, Village
Newark, NJ (EWR) 40 miles
I-80 to exit 27b, RT-183 NORTH towards NETCONG. You will come to a circle. Take the exit that says ¿Growing Stage¿, Rte 183 North - Netcong. It is at the one o¿clock position on the circle. Go down the hill to the light. You will see Lake Muscenetcong on your right. Make a left turn across from the Hess Gas Station. You will see the Welcome to Stanhope sign on your left. This is Main St. Go straight down Main Street. You will pass Stanhope House and the municipal buildings on your right. Then you will see a church on your left at New St. Make a left hand turn at the next street, King St. Our driveway is the second driveway on your right. You will see the Swan at the end of the driveway.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Secretarial services, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Antiquing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Relaxation Spa Package - Just pack your bags and come prepared to be pampered…soak away your stress. Arrive to gourmet chocolates and champagne in your room. Enjoy a massage for two – 30 minutes per person accompanied by soothing music and candlelit aromatherapy. This package is available for $160 in addition to the room rate.
Sneak away together with just the two of you before your little bundle of joy arrives. The babymoon package includes: A chilled bottle of Sparkling Cider, Chocolate Covered Strawberries and Fresh Flowers upon arrival. A 30-minute Prenatal Massage for Mom and a 30-minute Swedish Massage for Dad in the privacy of your bedchamber. Plus a Stork Bag filled with goodies for the Mother and Baby. For the Babymoon package please add $189 in addition to your room cost.
Call us after 11:00 am on the day you want to stay (Monday-Thursday) and receive a very special rate. 15% will be deducted from the normal room rate for any available room. Please mention Special when booking. Excvlusions: Valentine's Day, holidays