The Bridges Inn at Whitcomb House

An Historic Bed & Breakfast • 27 Main Street, Swanzey, New Hampshire 03446
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Your Home Away From Home

We are open. Please scroll down to see our COVID-19 statement.

Our goal is to make you feel at home. Built in 1792, this quintessential inn serves as a comfortable home-away-from-home, repeatedly satisfying tourists, business travelers, students, people visiting family or friends, and other visitors.

Our room rates include a scrumptious, hot, bountiful breakfast each morning which our guests love. The breakfasts, along with our warm hospitality, the cleanliness of this charming, well-maintained inn, and various local attractions inspire guests to return year after year.

The décor of the inn is lovely, with period wallpaper, tin ceiling, and many antiques. You can enjoy the splendor of yesteryear with the amenities of today. There are five distinctively decorated guest rooms, each with modern, private bathroom, air conditioning (seasonal), WiFi, and cable TV. You can enjoy any of the comfortable common areas by yourselves or to mingle with other guests.

Bridges Inn Dining Room with elegant setting

We’re just five miles from Downtown Keene

Nestled in the beautiful Monadnock region, the Bridges Inn is near outdoor activities, dozens of unique restaurants, arts and cultural events, auction houses, antique shops, covered bridges, scenic countryside, and just minutes from downtown Keene.

In addition to all the nearby attractions, the innkeepers can help you plan day trips to many points in southern New Hampshire, central Massachusetts, and southeastern Vermont. From chocolate shops and breweries to museums; from historical sites to recreational sites, we’ve got you covered.

Start your day off right

You are welcome to come and start your day in a pleasant and relaxed way at The Bridges Inn at Whitcomb House.

Elegant china with breakfast
Begin your day with with a bountiful breakfast cooked fresh each morning.
Dining room table setting with china, a bowl of fruit, and baked goods
There’s always something special about dining on fine china.
Dining room table setting with carved watermelon basket full of fresh fruit and other food
Our breakfasts generally include plenty of fresh fruit, and homemade bread or baked goods. 
Breakfast is typically served between 7:30 and 9:30 AM, determined the night before, based on the guests’ needs and schedules. We also take guests’ dietary requirements and preferences into consideration. We serve a scrumptious, multi-course breakfast in the formal dining room on bone china with sterling silver and linen tablecloth and napkins. Arrangements can be made for something to go for those who must eat outside of regular breakfast times.

We use many locally produced ingredients and products, such as local maple syrup, locally roasted coffee, and in season, fresh herbs and vegetables from our own garden and locally grown produce. Breakfast fare is abundant and is typically served buffet-style. In addition to plenty of fresh fruit, we serve baked goods such as homemade bread, muffins, scones, fruit breads, apple crisp, pancakes or waffles; an egg dish; a breakfast meat, such as sausages or bacon; and often potatoes and/or vegetable accompaniments.

What our guests are saying about us


We are open. For inquiries or to make a reservation, contact us by email or call us at 603-357-6624. It is also possible to check availability and make a reservation online.

As COVID-19 cases diminished, many restrictions were lifted and more and more people continue to be vaccinated, but new variants have emerged and COVID-19 continues to evolve. We strongly recommend vaccinations, and for those who are fully vaccinated, masks are not required. However, we ask non-vaccinated people to wear masks in common (indoor) areas at the inn, except when eating. The innkeepers are fully vaccinated.

To keep our guests and our staff safe, please do not come if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or if you have been in close contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

The State of New Hampshire has provided information on Universal Best Practices. NH Travel and Tourism Division offers Travel Guidance and information. Note that any NH State Park that normally charges an entrance fee will be open via reservation only this year. For information on the current cases in the region and the state, visit the NH COVID-19 website. We adhere to local, state, and CDC guidelines.

We have made minor modifications to some of our operating procedures, which might result in slight differences from what appears on our website. For example, guests are given the opportunity to eat breakfast separately, instead of with other guests. Please stay safe and healthy.

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27 Main Street, Swanzey, New Hampshire 03446

(603) 357-6624