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Nestled in the Cumbrian countryside the Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere is one of the oldest Lake District Hotels.
Private Car Park
WiFi (Public Spaces)
Golf in Local Area
Number of Bedrooms: 37
Parking Spaces: 55
Steps into Hotel: 0
Check In Time: 2pm
Check Out Time: 11am
The Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere was built in 1650 as a coaching inn, and mentioned in a Wordsworth poem "The Waggoner". Nestled in the Cumbrian countryside, with views across the Fells, this cosy and inviting Lake District hotel is ideal for walkers and cyclists. With open sunny vistas in summer and blazing log fires in winter, it's the ideal base for exploring the wonders of the Lake District National Park.
After taking in the beautiful scenery that surrounds the Macdonald Swan Hotel enjoy retiring to a traditionally - furnished, comfortable en-suite bedroom.
Relax at the Swan Hotel with a delicious meal in the AA Rosette award Waggoner’s restaurant or enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the Walkers' Bar.
For a relaxing day out visit the extensive leisure facilities at the Swan’s sister hotel, the Macdonald Old England Hotel and Spa on Lake Windermere.
The Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year
Follow in the footsteps of figures like Sir Walter Scott and William Wordsworth. Spend the night at the historic Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere. You'll enjoy comfortable rooms with plenty of character. After a long day out walking the fells, take off your boots in the drying room and enjoy some well-earned rest in your large comfortable bed.
Upgrade to an Executive Room, some with views over the garden, or treat yourself to a Feature or Four Poster room with canopied bed. Interconnecting rooms are available, as are family rooms, which can accommodate two adults and two children under 12.
The Swan Hotel also has a ground floor accessible bedroom. All rooms are located on the first and second floor of the hotel.
After your day exploring the Lake District, relieve tired muscles with a long soak in your bathtub. Watch TV from the comfort of your bed, then sleep soundly in a comfortable Classic Room at our historic Macdonald Swan Hotel. Dogs are allowed in the Classic bedrooms at a small nightly fee.
Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in Executive or Feature Room.
With all the features of a Classic bedroom, most of Macdonald Swan Hotel's newly refurbished Executive bedrooms offer breath-taking views across the surrounding countryside.
Your visit to the Lake District will be even more memorable with a stay in one of Macdonald Swan Hotel's Feature bedrooms which have been beautifully refurbished as part of a £350,000 transformation. Each with its own very unique character, these spacious rooms offer simply stunning views of either the nearby garden or fells. After a day exploring the local surroundings, ease weary legs in the large bath or relax in the new walk-in shower.
· Complimentary water
· Bathrobes and slippers
· Complimentary sweets
· Complimentary magazines
· Canapés and Prosecco on arrival
The comfortable Classic accessible bedroom is located on the ground floor of the main hotel with twin beds or a king-sized double bed. This room also has a wet room, hanging alarm strings, wider doors and grab rails in the bathroom.
Family Rooms and Upgrades are available on request only at the Macdonald Swan Hotel. Please call 01357 529 129 to book.
Classic Britain's children’s rates do not apply for Family rooms at the Swan Hotel. Children’s Rates are:
0 - 4 year: Free of Charge pays for meals as taken.
5 - 12 years: £15 per child per night Bed & Breakfast. (All other meals are paid for as taken)
Bar & Restaurant
At the Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere the freshest, seasonal ingredients are sourced from the British larder. The menus feature an ever-growing selection of organic food and drink. Dine on traditional Lakeland favourites with a modern twist in the welcoming Waggoner's Restaurant.
For a more relaxed dining experience, unwind in the comfortable Green Lounge with tea or coffee, a light meal and sumptuous dessert. Rest your eyes on the views across the garden and over to Helm Crag.
The Waggoner's Rest
There's a very special dining atmosphere in the Waggoner's Restaurant. After a pre-dinner drink in the Walkers' Bar, enjoy a candlelight meal of tempting British dishes, made with the freshest, seasonal produce including temptations like slow-braised wild rabbit and leek stew with new potatoes and chive dumplings. In the morning, set yourself up for the day with a delicious, hearty breakfast.
· Dress code: smart casual
· Accompanied children welcome
· Children's menu available
· Special dietary requirements catered for
Due to the popularity of Waggoner's Rest, we advise you to book your table in advance.
Continental - £12.50
Full - £17.50
· 8am-10am (Daily)
· 6pm-9pm (Daily)
With its deep red walls and wooden floor, the Walkers' Bar is a relaxed haven for walkers and locals alike. Sit by the open fire for a comforting plate of homemade fish pie or wild rabbit stew from the traditional British menu. Enjoy the bar's genial atmosphere and admire stunning views over Helm Crag and Seat Sandal. On fine days, soak up the sunshine in the secluded beer garden.
· 11am-11pm (Mon-Sat)
· 11am-10.30pm (Sun)
· Hot and cold meals served between 12pm and 9pm
· Late bar only by prior arrangement
· Food and drink served all day in beer garden, weather permitting
Begin your day with a pot of English Breakfast tea in the refined surroundings of the Macdonald Swan Hotel's Cygnet Room. Later, sink into one of the Green Lounge's wing-backed armchairs with a glass of the local cask ale and admire the paintings by local artist, Judy Boye. After a long morning walk across the fells, it's a good stop for a well-deserved lunch or after-dinner nightcap.
Guests to the Macdonald Swan Hotel receive complimentary use of the leisure facilities at the Macdonald Old England Hotel in Windermere.
The Old England Hotels Facilities Include:
· State of the art Technogym
· 20-metre heated swimming pool
· Sensuous spa
· Expert therapists
· Open Mon-Fri: 7am-10pm / Sat & Sun: 8am-9.30pm
· Adults only 7am-10am & 7pm-10pm
Directions to Macdonald Swan Hotel in Grasmere
On Keswick Road
10 miles from Windermere Station
98 miles from Manchester Airport