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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

House is very charming. We wish we could have seen the gardens in the spring or summer. Very clean and tidy. Breakfast had wide selection and was high quality. Our room (Lenape) was comfortable and well supplied. Pleasant owners. Very good price for the experience. Really, everything a bed and breakfast should be.

Thank Lawrence H
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was delightful having you at the inn. We do try to have a wide selection for breakfast, and we're glad you enjoyed ours. The gardens are beautiful in the spring/summer, and I'm sure you would love them. Kind regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Inn had the standard amenities you would expect - teas, coffee and sweets in the parlor and a comfortable open seating area. The breakfast was very tasty. The issue came with the room and the slightly disgruntled innkeeper. I chose the Tranquility Room for the huge soaking tub. The problem was the oddly shaped room. The bed was nestled...

Thank Debra F
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

We strive to ensure every guest has an enjoyable experience at the Whistling Swan Inn and are very sorry this guest's expectations were not met. The Tranquility room is one of our classic rooms located on the third floor, which does have a pitched roof. The photos on the web site accurately represent the reality of the room; sometimes however...

Howell, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I needed to ease into the Holidays. This beautifully decorated Victorian House was inspiring.Ross the innkeeper has definitely found her calling.Monika,if I had a B&B I would want staff just like You.

Thank arfc11
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was delightful having you at the inn. I'm glad you found it conducive to a rest before the onslaught of the holidays. Ros

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

When searching for a venue for our wedding, my husband and I wanted small and intimate. Not only did we find the perfect venue in Whistling Swan, we found a place we plan to return to celebrate our anniversary - even though it's only ten minutes from our house, and we will recommend it to visiting friends and family from...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a night and enjoyed every second of it. The house was exceptionally clean and we felt right at home. The breakfast was amazing too. (Try their French toast) To top it off, the surrounding neighborhood is a fun place to walk and shop around. Check out the antique stores down the road because...

Thank Nick D
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was delightful having you both at the inn. I'm so glad your experience was a memorable one, and I look forward to seeing you again. Ros

Paramus, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I visited The Whistling Swan this past weekend with my boyfriend and feel as though I found my go to B&B. The Inn is situated on a quiet residential road with ample parking in the back and the property is beautiful. A few of my favorite features were the wrap around porch, the Koi pond and the lovely garden area...

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47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was absolutely delightful chatting with you both, and we're glad you had a positive experience at the inn. We do try to have something for everyone at breakfast, and the spinach quiche and baked French toast are guest favorites. Yes, the slanted ceiling in the Lenape room can be a bit tricky; I hope you peeked in the other...

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful time at the Whistling Swan. The Inn is beautiful. Ros, the owner, was very nice and accommodating. We had the romantic package and were greeted with roses, dipped strawberries and a bottle of champagne. If you are going to be in Stanhope I highly recommend visiting the Whistling Swan.

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47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a memorable stay at the Whistling Swan Inn. Thank you for such a glowing review; we'll look forward to seeing you both again. Ros

Syracuse, New York, United States
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This was a very nice place my sister booked for the entire weekend for her wedding party and ceremony. While it was in a residential area, it was close to anything we needed. The staff were quite accommodating and the Owner/Inn Keeper, Ros, was on top of our every need and want. It was a classic wedding and reception, with...

Thank Randall H
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

It was wonderful having you all here, and we're so glad you had a memorable experience. Best regards, Ros

Reviewed 25 August 2016

A really beautiful place inside and outside. They have a nice pond and water fall as you walk up and nice areas to relax on the wrap around porch. Also has a gazebo and small area of grass to sit on. We stayed in the Still Water Suite on the third floor. It was very nice with the slanted ceilings...

Thank Aaron G
47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

So glad you had fun. I love it when I have the time to sit and chat with guests. People are doing such interesting things, and it's my fascination with people that led me to owning an inn. We'll look forward to your return. R

Columbia, Md
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband I had one lovely night at Whistling Swan. The room was comfortable, the hospitality was welcoming, and the breakfast was delicious and filling. Lovely porches for sitting. Beautiful gardens to enjoy.

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47Ros, Owner at Whistling Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We were delighted to host you and are happy your experience was a pleasant one. We'll look forward to having you again. Regards, Ros

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Whistling Swan Inn is an elegantly restored 1905 Queen Anne Victorian mansion. Nestled in the village of Stanhope, NJ in the Skylands region of the state, the inn offers 5 distinctively decorated rooms and 4 suites, furnished in antiques and reproductions. Voted one of the "top 10 best inns in the US" by Inn Traveler magazine, the Whistling Swan Inn combines the charm of a bygone era with the modern conveniences today's guests require. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whistling Swan Inn

Address: 110 Main St., Stanhope, NJ 07874
Region: United States > New Jersey > Stanhope
Price Range: $196 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Whistling Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“My favorite room was the High Point Suite but all the rooms are beautiful and true to the pictures on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles karen9679, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Plan some activities nearby ahead of time to make the most of your trip.”
 of 5 bubbles ronang321, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms without teh jacuzzi tubs are a little small the suites are well worth the extra money.”
 of 5 bubbles Gardoz, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No elevator- if stairs are a difficulty, think twice. Suites are well worth it for a couple's weekend.”
 of 5 bubbles CherieandGeorge, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We actually had a chance to look at most of the rooms, and each one was very special and unique.”
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