Whistling Swan Inn

110 Main Street , Stanhope, NJ 7874 USA (Show map)

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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.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Welcome home

5 on October 22, 2015

Ros is awesome...super sweet and helpful...I am a total breakfast girl and Ros did not disappoint. The inn is beautiful but not stuffy. You feel at home and more than welcomed.. The 24 hr snack bar is a great touch and the brownies to die for. If you are looking for a welcoming relaxed place to unwind your search is over. Next time we stay we are going to do Jacuzzi suite for complete relaxation. I had the best time doing nothing with my hubby for our anniversary .. Thanks Ros.

Very Romantic B&B

4.6 on October 20, 2015

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and really needed to relax! The Whistling Swan Inn exceeded our expectations for comfort, excellent hospitality and good location! Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Wonderful Get Away

4.8 on October 11, 2015

My daughter and I stayed here one night for a Mom/Daughter weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Roz, out hostess was very welcoming and friendly. Our room was lovely and we enjoyed the electric fireplace. The only reason the room doesn't get 5 stars is the lack of facial tissues. A silly thing but we missed them. The breakfast was delicious with many choices and yummy eggs benedict. My only disappointment was that we weren't staying a second night. Definitely would recommend this B&B.

Innkeeper Response
I'm so sorry there were no facial tissues in your room. I can certainly understand how that can be annoying. When I inspect the rooms, I'll be sure to double check to ensure there's a box of tissues in each room. I'm glad your stay was otherwise pleasant, and I'll look forward to seeing you again.

"A Fabulous Inn"

3.8 on August 21, 2015

We were greeted by Ros, who was warm and friendly. We stayed for 2 nights and found the inn to be terrific, beautiful, immaculate and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and enjoyed our talks with Ros. We had a lovely stay and highly recommend this inn to anyone.


5 on June 06, 2015

We loved our stay and are looking forward to returning sometime! Highlights were the free bike rental and lovely ride; the huge amazing bathtub; the delicious breakfast and generous snacks available all day. Thanks!!

Awesome time

4.4 on June 01, 2015

Spent memorial weekend at the inn with my husband . We had a wonderful time. Breakfast was excellent. Each morning we had fresh fruits,a vegetable dish, savory dish, coffee, tea , juice, etc. Something for everyone to enjoy . As much as you like!!! The inn keepers were wonderful, accommodating, and the grounds were beautiful and peaceful. We can't wait to visit again!!!!!

Oh yes...a homerun

5 on April 12, 2015

An excellent atmosphere, great rooms and especially the courteous Roz makes this place a homerun. I can not add anything that has not already been written about this great get-away. Concern over the needs of the guests. I need to eat a bland diet. Roz had no problem making sure my breakfasts were perfect for my diet. What else do you need to know? Returning in June... see you there...

Little Heaven

5 on March 28, 2015

The Whistling Swan was my first experience at a bed and breakfast and it was quite impressive, it's very homey and serene. I took my girlfriend there for our anniversary and she enjoyed every bit of this little heaven. Also the owners were very kind and sincere in making us feel at home, their service and skills in the kitchen was great! We would be sure to go again soon.

Romantic Retreat

5 on March 21, 2015

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights, we were so pleased with the overall vibe and amenities at the Inn. The staff was very friendly and helpful, even providing recommendations for local entertainment and activities. The breakfast options were varied and quite delicious. There was also coffee and tea available all day in the lounge. We highly recommend staying at the Inn.

Very enjoyable!

5 on February 20, 2015

Great ambience, food,and a owner who knows what "hospitality" means AND has a good sense of humor--great combination!

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Rooms & Rates

Morris Canal

- 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

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


- 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

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


- room painted in the color of sunshine - bath with two person shower - queen sized bed - flat panel TV/DVD - Wireless LAN

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Harmony Suite

- 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

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Walnut Valley Suite

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

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Stillwater Mini Suite

- 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

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Great Meadows

- 1920's room in glorious light - maple furnishing - electric fireplace - small refrigerator - queen sized bed - private bath with stall shower - Wireless LAN

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Waterloo Village

- 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

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

High Point Suite

- Victorian turret - two room suite - two person jacuzzi - gas fireplace - steam shower - small refrigerator - 2 flat panel TV's, DVD player

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

Countryside, Lakefront, Mountains, Small town


Newark, NJ (EWR) 40 miles

Directions to property:

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.

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Secretarial services, Telephone, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, 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, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 2:00PM-8:00PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only on outside porch only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited children 9 and over are accepted.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights if Saturday night is included, May - Oct. and on holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card number
  • Cancellations: In the event of a cancellation, deposits will be refunded only if the Whistling Swan is given a minimum of 7 days notice prior to 4pm of the arrival date of the reservation. If you cancel within 7 days a fee of one night's stay will be assessed. All cancellations, regardless of notice, will be assessed a $25 cancellation fee, per room.



Tom and Rosalind Bruno

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  • Time Served: 7:30-9 Tues-F 8:30-10:00 Sa-Mo
  • Serving Location: On the porch in the summer, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian