A historic 20-room governor’s mansion turned inn. Swift House Inn is Middlebury’s premiere full-service inn with comfortable rooms featuring quintessential vintage New England décor on four acres of extensive lawn and mature formal gardens.
Enjoy an outstanding meal, prepared by Executive Chef Rob Fenn, onsite at Jessica’s, located in the Main House. Meals are served in the three historic dining rooms and the Blue Bar. The curated wine list was honored in 2021 with a Best of Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine, one of 1200 restaurants in the world and one of only three restaurants in Vermont with this accolade.
Swift House Inn is located near the biking and hiking trails of the Champlain Valley. The entrance to the Trail Around Middlebury is only steps and connects to the Long Trail and the Appalachian Trail. Fly fish numerous rivers and streams throughout the Green Mountains. In the winter, guests can enjoy cross country skiing and snowshoeing at Rikert Nordic Center. Middlebury Snow Bowl, Stowe, and Killington are all within an hour’s drive.