News & Events

Read up on everything that has been happening at our Vermont Country Inn!

Wine Spectator Award 2015 8/15/2015
The Swift House is proud to announce that we have been chosen for the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the tenth year in a row. We’re constantly improving our extensive and reasonably-priced wine list. Tom, our Dining Room manager and bartender, can help you choose the right wine for your dinner. We are the only restaurant in the Middlebury area to win this prestigious award!

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival 8/1/15
The Swift House will be hosting the opening night gala for the first Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival. The Festival will take place on August 27 through 30. There is much excitement about the Festival, with new films being shown at three different venues around town. We hope that this becomes an annual event. Tickets are available at the Town Hall Theater.

Jessica’s at Swift House Inn 6/6/2010
We’ve changed the name of our restaurant.  Same great place, bigger menu, more casual options, draught beer, open Wednesday through Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Green Hotel Designation 4/15/2009
The Swift House has received the Vermont Green Hotel designation.  This is in recognition of our “Green Practices” and commitment to a better environment. We have a passionate recycling program, have reduced energy consumption with the installation of three new high-efficiency boilers and we are now using almost 100% CFL lighting.  We are also trying to use paper products that have high percentages of post-consumer products as well as cleaning products that have minimal or no impact on the environment.  We have more to do, but we’re excited about what we have done so far.

Summer Menu 7/15/2010
Whether you are looking for a casual Wednesday evening light dinner or celebrating a special occasion, the Inn’s dining rooms are a great place to enjoy your meal. The dress and atmosphere are casual, but the food and service are special.  Serving dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00.p.m.

Select Registry 3/12/2008
The Swift House Inn is proud to be a member of Select Registry-Distinguished Inns of North America. This places the Swift House in an exceptional group of more than 400 inns throughout North America. The quality assurance program ensures each inn/B&B maintains impeccable standards and hospitality through inspections and travelers’ feedback.

Complimentary Breakfast, Still!!!
The Swift House is the only Inn or Hotel in Middlebury still serving a complimentary, full breakfast.  Everyone else now charges!  Included are fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, Inn-made granola, breads, choices of juice and multiple selections of hot entrees.

AARP and AAA Rates Offered 6/20/2005
The Swift House Inn now offers AARP and AAA members a 10% discount on their room rates. With a Preferred Guest card, the discount increases to 15%. The discount does not apply to the seasonal packages offered, and there are no discounts throughout foliage season and some Middlebury College weekends.