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Swanendele Inn Rooms


Swanendele Inn was constructed in traditional Southern Maryland style, with wraparound porches and waterfront views from every window. Constructed in traditional Southern Maryland style, the Inn features wraparound porches, decks and waterfront views from every room. Notwithstanding the “times gone by” charm of the Inn, it features the latest in water and energy-saving features, such as geo-thermal heating and AC, triple-pane windows and energy-star appliances.

The suites and every room afford natural stone, thermostat-controlled fireplaces, ceiling fans, white oak floors and marble/granite baths. The Suites offer Jacuzzi tubs for two with a divine view of the water and sunset – each with built-in Champagne coolers.

Each Room is named and themed after an important local landmark or historically important character. Detailed descriptions for each Suite and Room can be examined by clicking on the “Learn More” button for any room.  Reading the full description of the Suites and Rooms will provide an interesting background of the Swanendele Inn and the history of the area. The Inn is tastefully furnished with the owner’s eclectic collection of artwork and antiques gathered over decades and from all over the world.

The Captain John Smith Room

This room is named for English Captain John Smith, who explored the Chesapeake Bay between 1607 and 1609. Captain Smith and his crew mapped the bay and rivers and documented American Indian communities. In August 1609, he and his party stayed on, or near, the site of Swanendele Inn. He had a major role in the founding of the Virginia colony and is remembered for his relationship with native princess Pocahontas. Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of his Chesapeake voyages, Congress established the Captain John Smith Water Trail, including St. Jerome’s Creek and overlooked from this room.

The room consists of a single large sitting room/bedroom with a king-size bed, a view of sunrise over St. Jerome’s Creek and Chesapeake Bay, and forest views. The room offers a natural stone (gas) fireplace, ceiling fan, and bath facilities with skylights. Bathroom finishes are natural stone/marble/granite, European ceramic and oak. The room adjoins the spacious common guest deck with unsurpassed views and providing space for socializing, a wet bar, coffee/tea station, and comfortable indoor seating. The total Room is 316 square feet.

Price per Night

$250 plus applicable taxes


All Rooms Include...


Complimentary multi course, warm breakfast served from 8 - 10am daily. Early breakfast by agreement. Monday “early bird special” for those leaving directly to work from 5:30 am.

Coffee and Tea Stations

Complimentary, help yourself coffee and tea are available at both the guest house and mezzanine wet bars. Each Suite also has a private wet bar and Keurig coffee/tea.


Free Parking

Complimentary parking for one vehicle per room conveniently located on site or immediate side-yard.

Free WiFi

Enhanced wifi is provided by Atlantic Broadband and is generally accessible throughout the inn and grounds. The log-in details will be provided at check-in.

Check-in & Checkout

Check-in is after 3:00 p.m., earliest without prior arrangement. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. We ask that you email us your approximate time of arrival within a one-hour time window and call 301-576-9910 as you turn on to Airedele Road so we can welcome you and assist with luggage.

We Are A Smoke-Free Facility

TOTAL – 100 percent prohibition on smoking or vaping indoors, including all outdoor decks. Smoking and/or “vaping” is permitted only in the designated area by the dock and fence where ash cans are provided.

Private Spaces

The innkeepers reside on the premises to make certain that your experience at Swanendele Inn will be exceptional and memorable. Access to the “private” sections of the house is not permitted. You will always be able to reach one of us on the “duty phone” any time during your stay.

Cancellation Policy

We must receive 14 days’ (30 days for official holidays and multi-room bookings) notice prior to your confirmed arrival for a refund of your deposit less a $50 nonrefundable booking fee per room. Cancellations with fewer than 14 days (30 days for official holidays and multi-room bookings) notice, early check outs, and no-shows, will be charged the full amount unless the room(s) can be re-booked for the reserved dates.

Guest Responsibility and Jurisdiction

While accidents rarely happen, guests will be financially responsible for damage due to their negligence in the inn and on, or around, the decks or grounds. The parties agree that any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to their stay, shall be settled by arbitration with St. Mary’s County, MD as the venue.

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49946 Airedele Road, RIDGE, MD 20680