The Swan at Hay Hotel

Church Street

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
  • Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
  • Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Check-in Special Instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Minimum Age



General description

In Hay-on-Wye The Swan at Hay is positioned between the Brecon Beacons and The Black Mountains. It is an independent hotel with 19 individually designed bedrooms and a restaurant serving classic British cuisine.This listed Georgian building was a former coaching inn and many rooms have large original windows with views across the gardens or stable block. Bedrooms feature flat-screen TVs tea and coffee trays and private bathrooms.The Swan at Hay has a relaxed bistro and a restaurant serving modern British cuisine with original Georgian windows overlooking the garden and patio. The Swan has 2 bar areas and a dining room where guests can choose from the different menus available. The well-stocked bar serves award-winning ales and ciders.Hay-on-Wye has a good selection of boutique shops and pubs. It is only a 5-minute walk from the Offa’s Dyke Path and just a short drive from the Brecon Beacons National Park. Free parking is available at The Swan at Hay.


With a stay at The Swan at Hay Hotel in Hereford, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Hay Castle and Richard Booth's Bookshop. This 4-star hotel is 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Whitney Bridge and 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from Brecon Beacons National Park.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hay Castle - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Richard Booth's Bookshop - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Whitney Bridge - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Brecon Beacons National Park - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Pwll-y-wrach Nature Reserve - 13 km / 8.1 mi
Longtown Castle - 18.1 km / 11.3 mi
Hergest Croft Gardens - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Hergest Ridge - 20 km / 12.4 mi
Erwood Station Craft Centre, Gallery and Tea Rooms - 20.2 km / 12.5 mi
Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre - 22.7 km / 14.1 mi
Herefordshire Raceway - 25.7 km / 16 mi


Stop by the hotel's restaurant for lunch or dinner. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and room service (during limited hours) is provided. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are served on weekends from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.


Stay in one of 19 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden.

Business, and other amenities

Featured amenities include express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events.


The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Amenities

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Restaurant

  • Parking


Front desk services
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Restaurant
Parking & transportation
  • Parking
  • Business centre
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Does The Swan at Hay Hotel offer free breakfast?

    No, The Swan at Hay Hotel does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Swan at Hay Hotel have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Swan at Hay Hotel doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Swan at Hay Hotel provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Swan at Hay Hotel have a swimming pool?

    No, The Swan at Hay Hotel does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Swan at Hay Hotel have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Swan at Hay Hotel does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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