Located in historic Middlebury, Vermont, the Swift House Inn, a former governor’s mansion, is a classic Vermont country inn and offers the essence of New England warmth. Jessica’s Restaurant has a casual setting and is suited for a quick burger and beer or that special dining experience. Chef Rob utilizes the freshest ingredients from local purveyors. David will help you select a wine from our Wine Spectator Award winning wine list to complement your dinner selection or just spend time relaxing with a local beer in our bar with our bartender Tom.
Large, comfortable rooms offer modern amenities with updated decor. Many of the rooms have a fireplace, jacuzzi tub, or private deck. Relax, sip a glass of wine by the fire, or sit in the gardens and read a book. Enjoy complimentary 24-hour coffee service, cookies, and Middlebury’s only accommodation where a full breakfast is complimentary! After a busy day enjoy the sauna or steam shower. Country tranquility, yet shops, museums, and Middlebury College are a short walk away.
Things to DO and SEE
Middlebury’s central Vermont location makes it an easy drive to major attractions — the Shelburne Museum, New York’s Fort Ticonderoga, Lake Champlain, and skiing of central Vermont.
There is also plenty to do right in the neighborhood. Middlebury is home to the Sheldon Museum, the oldest community museum in the country. Nearby is the Robert Frost Homestead, the famed Bread Loaf Writers’ School and ski area, and the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Our location has some of the best biking and fly fishing in Vermont!