The Swann Inn of Beacon is located at the base of Mt. Beacon. Our restored Victorian B&B has Victorian-inspired rooms in a private country setting. We have the Red Parlor Suite on the first floor, the Blue Sky Room, the Green Willow Room, and the Tranquility Suite on the second floor, all with private en-suite bathrooms, just five minutes by car from Main Street in the charming town of Beacon, New York. We offer a full homemade breakfast, an all-day self-serve coffee/tea bar with cookies or cake. Join us for a romantic getaway, family reunion, wedding guest accommodations, graduations, small group stays or just to get away from it all. We are located just a short walk to Scenic Hudson's Mt. Beacon Park, the Swann Inn is a perfect location for travelers and hikers visiting the Mid-Hudson Valley.
NEIL CAPLAN is the Executive Director and Founder of The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc., a not for profit organization which is dedicated to preserving Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island as a historical, educational and cultural facility. He runs river tours on the Estuary Steward to Bannerman Castle from May thru Oct. He is also a NY State Licensed Real Estate Broker who has worked in real estate for forty years. 150 Main Street in Beacon, NY is Neil Caplan Realty as well as the Bannerman Island Gallery
He is a trustee for The Mount Beacon Incline Society. Neil also is president of Neil Caplan Productions. Neil has a background in theatre and has worked professionally in every aspect including acting, singing directing, props as well as set design.
Neil is a member of The Dutchess Regional Chamber of Commerce, BACA, Beacon Arts Community Association, and The Beacon Business Association. Neil is the editor of the BCT newsletter, “The Banner”, as well as the editor for the BCT “Hudson Highlands Journal”. Neil also edits the Newsletter for The Incline Society.
DARLENE (SWANN) CAPLAN graduated from Parson's School of Design as a fashion designer. Darlene worked as a freelance designer for Helena Stuart's "Only Hearts" in New York City designing unique bustiers that were sold around the world. Darlene's designs for Only Hearts have been seen in fashion magazines 1990-2010, including Vogue and Bazaar.
Darlene is an avid gardener, who along with her mother Virginia, planted the raised garden flower beds around the Inn.