The Swan dates back to 1554 and is located on Altonís main high street, less than 2 miles from Jane Austenís Cottage in Chawton. It is famous for being the location where Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice were written. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and a full English breakfast. The modern restaurant offers a varied menu for lunch and dinner. Relax in the bar and lounge in front of an open fire and enjoy one of the real cask ales on draft. The Swan has 36 en suite rooms, with TV, tea & coffee making facilities and a telephone.