• We've given guests a warm welcome since the 18th century

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  • Relax in our restaurant and take your pick of traditional, tasty treats

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  • Pop the champagne or sip the cocktails in our stylish bar

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  • Our dedicated Chefs create season menus for you to enjoy

The hotel

The Swan has sat in it’s position from the 1700’s, with reports of part of the hotel being used as a college for St. Mary’s Church, dating back to the early 1600’s. Following extensive refurbishments and renovations throughout it’s life as a hotel, The Swan is now a highly reputable hotel, and, with it’s key location on Greengate Street, offers patrons the chance to put their bags down and enjoy a relaxing and refreshing drink.

Whether you are looking for a welcoming place to spend the night or would simply like to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat surrounded by friendly faces, The Swan is perfectly placed, right in the centre of the historic town of Stafford. It has its own large car park, offers all-day dining and an in-house coffee shop, along with free WiFi.

A Fascinating History


The site on which The Swan stands is thought to have

been the college buildings, serving St. Mary’s Church

in the 1600’s. The Swan, an alehouse, emerges in 1711

as one of two buildings on the land owned by Lord

Stafford and it is thought that the name “The Swan”

comes from his coat of arms.



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Our People


Everyone visiting the hotel will notice something

that everyone who works here has in common

– they genuinely love their job. As a proud family

company, we welcome everyone in with open

arms and look after them as a mother would.



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Join Us


The Coaching Inn Group are a Sunday Times Top 100

Best Company and have been recognised for our

industry-leading training and the opportunity

to progress. If you have the energy, drive and

professionalism to represent our strong company

values then we would love to hear from you.



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The Coaching Inn Group


The Swan Hotel is part of The Coaching Inn Group,

which has a passion for restoring lovely old historic

coaching inns. We have built a portfolio of these

stunning buildings through refurbishing, revitalising

and breathing life back into these inns, creating

elegant, comfortable and well-priced accommodation

and relaxed and stylish bars, coffee houses & eateries




Frequently Asked Questions


Have you got some questions about your planned

visit to see us? Feel free to give us a call or check

our Frequently Asked Questions page with some

of the most common things we get asked.




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