Frequently Asked Questions


General Hotel Questions

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In the words of the AA guide, Red Star hotels are a ‘cut above the rest.’ Red Star hotels tend to be a little more attentive and comfortable with a wider range of facilities available. There are around 200 Red Star Hotels in the UK. We are happy to have received four Red Stars and an Inspectors Choice award every year since 2007, promising our guests a luxurious and relaxing stay.

The AA first began awarding rosettes to restaurants back in 1955. At present there are 203 restaurants in the UK that have been awarded three rosettes by the AA guide. This means that only 10% of restaurant in the AA guide have been awarded this prestigious accolade.

The Four Seasons Restaurant was awarded a third rosette in 2015 and is currently the only restaurant in Staffordshire to hold this award, which is something that we are all very proud to have achieved. To find out more detail regarding our restaurant and menus please follow this link below.

The Four Seasons Restaurant

Birmingham Airport and the NEC are around a 20 minute journey by car from the hotel and be accessed via the M42 or M6 TOLL. There are two mainline train station based in Lichfield - Lichfield City and Lichfield Trent Valley, which are both a 10 minute drive from Swinfen Hall.

Trains run direct to London, Birmingham and other major destinations. Helicopters can also be landed on site with prior notice.

We offer free, secure parking at the hotel and have around 80 car spaces available. Please don’t forget to take a code for the gate on your way out which can be found on the front desk.

Exclusive Use closes the hotel to all other business – the hotel and glorious gardens are yours and yours alone.

For weddings you can enjoy being Lord and Lady of the Manor for the day and entertain your guests in true style – for corporate guests there is the added bonus of total privacy and security and the ability to use all areas of the hotel to create a very unique and personal event.

The exclusive use fee gives you eighteen bedrooms and suites, all public areas and 100 acres of park land.

For more details regarding exclusivity, please contact a member of the team on 01543 481 494.

Our dedicated kitchen team are happy to provide and adapt current dishes for those struggling with any intolerance or specific dietary needs. Whether you are looking to book afternoon tea, dinner or a light snack at the hotel, let us know of any dietary requirements in advance and we will be more than happy to provide some suitable alternatives.

Check-in begins at 2pm. However should you looking for an earlier check-in please do contact us and we will do our very best to get your room ready as early as possible. We are happy to hold your luggage for you until your room is ready.

We do not operate a dress code but as a destination restaurant, most of our guests will dress up for an evening out.

Gift vouchers can be purchased from the reception team for any monetary value or for a specific event such as afternoon tea for two, a candlelit dinner or a romantic weekend away.

Call us on 01543 481 494 and we will personalise the Gift Voucher for you, which you can collect or we will post out to you.

We have a dedicated 50 Mb dedicated lease line and complimentary WIFI is available for all visitors to the hotel and is accessible in all public areas and bedrooms.

Breakfast is served :

7:30am-9:30am, Monday- Friday.

8am-10am, Saturday and Sunday.

Room service is also available throughout the week. For more information please speak to a member of the reception team.

At Swinfen Hall Hotel we have 18 individually-styled bedrooms some with high ceilings and classic Georgian features others with more contemporary styling. Our bedrooms range from a Classic Double to Gallery Suites. We are proud to offer a best rate guarantee at the hotel so please call us directly to book your room on 01543 481 494 or book online on this website.


We have a variety of rooms available which can accommodate 12 – 180 guests so whether you want a small intimate gathering or a large formal event we can help. There is no room hire charge and finger buffets and afternoon tea are priced from £18 per person.

The Sutton Coldfield crematorium is 7 miles south of Swinfen Hall Hotel via the A38 and the Lichfield crematorium at Fradley is 5 and a half miles north of Swinfen Hall also via the A38.