Swanendele Inn at St. Mary’s, Maryland

Select Registry Member Since 2021

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Swanendele Inn at St. Mary’s, Maryland

Select Registry Member Since 2021

The Basics

On a promontory in historic St. Mary’s County, MD, where the Potomac River meets the Chesapeake Bay, Swanendele Inn offers 800 feet of waterfront and stunning views in an eight-room inn luxuriously appointed with artwork and antiques from all over the world. All rooms have fireplaces and fine linens and some have Jacuzzis with private waterfront decks and wet bars. Known for fine cuisine and superb hospitality, Swanendele is in the heart of St. Mary’s County, near Point Lookout and other historic sites, and convenient to Baltimore and greater Washington, DC. The rooms include a three-course breakfast cooked to order. Private dinners are available.

Things We Love

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We have a stunning collection of artwork and antiques gathered from all over the world


We have kayaks and paddleboards for rent on a private beach


We have the best cuisine in the area

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Pub, Tavern or Bar Onsite
  • Fireplaces in All Guestrooms
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms
  • Full House Rental Available
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination
  • Waterfront Getaway

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Want to sample true Southern MD hospitality? Go raise a beer with the locals at Buzzy's Country Store
  • Like homemade chocolate? Samples available at Heritage Chocolates
  • Wonderful selection of local restaurants and small shops available on Solomon's Island
  • We have the best farmer's market in the area
  • Try the Key Lime Pie at Lotus Kitchen


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, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site

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, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site

Location Type

Location Type: Rural, Coastal, Waterfront, Waterview


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Weddings & Events

Wedding/Events Capacity: 50-99

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

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

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