Swan Hotel, Thaxted
Open Today: 7:00am - 11:00pm

about our hotel

Cosy vibes, attractive period features and a location right opposite a historic Essex church gives The Swan Hotel in Thaxted plenty of curb appeal.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Swan Hotel:

  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Easy Check-out

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Breakfast served7am — 10am Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast served8am — 11am Saturday to Sunday
  • Evening meals served until9pm Monday — Saturday
  • Evening meals served until — 8:30pm on Sundays
  • Reception7am to 10pm
  • Elsenham Train Station7.5 miles
  • Stanstead Airport7.2 miles

A warm welcome at The Swan

The hotel is wonderfully welcoming inside too, no matter if you're tucking into quality grub in the pub or snoozing in one of its 20 gorgeously decorated bedrooms. All have modern en-suite bathrooms, plus the usual mod-cons - from complimentary Wi-Fi to fabulous tea and coffee-making facilities so you don't miss your morning cuppa.

The Swan Hotel has recently had an upgrade, so expect lots of lovely details in your plush double or superior room. Some bedrooms are dog friendly too. Simply let the hotel know you're bringing your pooch along in advance and they'll arrange the rest. Arriving into Thaxted by car? You'll have access to a free car park just around the corner from the hotel on Margaret Street.

Thaxted is a quintessential English village nestled in the heart of Essex. As well as a selection of charming places to wine and dine, there are plenty of historic attractions. Seek out the attractive medieval Guildhall in the village centre or pop inside its 14th century parish church. The 17th century Audley House and Gardens are also just up the road, while leafy Hatfield Forest is a brilliant location for a walk.

Savour all your favourite pub classics

One thing is for sure: you definitely won't go hungry at The Swan Hotel. Head downstairs and grab a table in the traditionally decorated pub. There are plenty of mouth-watering options on the menu, from seasonal delights to well-loved classics. Like a good breakfast? Set yourself up for the day with a filling Full English or keep it light with the continental option. And to top it all off, hotel guests benefit from great deals off their lunch or dinner food bill.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.

Car parking -if our car park is full the next closest car park which is free of charge is on Margaret Street, CM6 2QN.

This is a dog friendly hotel. There is limited availability on our rooms for dogs and are offered on a first come, first served basis. All bookings with dogs must be pre-booked - please contact the hotel directly or call 0345 608 6040 to check availability and to complete your booking. Dog charges apply.

Please note we can only accept bookings for the same day until 9pm to ensure our teams have time to prepare for your arrival.


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