Swanendele Inn at St. Mary’s, Maryland

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Swanendele Inn, nestled on the banks of St. Jerome’s Creek and the Chesapeake Bay, offers a romantic and elegant getaway in the beauty of rural southern Maryland, an area steeped in colonial and civil war history and prized for its breathtaking water views and abundant oysters and fish. Swanendele Inn is furnished with antiques and artwork that reflect the worldwide travels of the innkeepers; each piece has a story to charm and delight guests.
49946 Airedele Road Ridge, MD 20680
Swanendele Inn at St. Mary’s, Maryland
Swanendele Inn from dock IMG_0811 - Gerald Meyerman

Romantic and elegant Swanendele Inn, located on the western shore of Maryland in historic St. Mary’s County, offers guests luxurious accommodations as well as breathtaking water views of St. Jerome’s Creek and the Chesapeake Bay from each room and wraparound decks. Guest rooms feature a gas fireplace, fine linens, marble and granite bath, ceiling fan, and free WIFI; the suites also have two-person Jacuzzis, wet bars, Keurig coffee/tea station, and private decks. The inn boasts a dock and boatlift, lovely flower gardens, and a private beach with Adirondack chairs. The interior is furnished with antiques and fine artwork gathered during years of worldwide travels by the innkeepers, and each piece has a story. The innkeepers are extremely knowledgeable about local history and culture and provide guests with Southern MD insider information about local restaurants, boat/fishing tours, farm markets, where to obtain the best fresh oysters, and opportunities for history, biking, and hiking tours. Swanendele’ s secret weapon? Chef Miguel! His cuisine has delighted breakfast and dinner guests since the inn opened in 2019. Swanendele Inn is convenient to Washington, DC, Baltimore, and the I-95 corridor.


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Pub/Tavern Site, Wine/Spirits Available,

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast , Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian , Vegan , Gluten Free , Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: Limited to overnight Guests

Alcohol Permits: Beer , Wine , Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea , Picnics Available

Rooms & Suites

Accommodations: Suites, Adjoining rooms/Suites

Beds: Queen, King

Handicap Accessible: Full ADA

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Pub/Tavern Site, Wine/Spirits Available

Location Type

Location Type: Rural, Coastal, Waterfront, Waterview


Smoking Policy: Only in designated areas

Weddings & Events

Wedding/Events Capacity: 50-99

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor