The Swiftwater to Open New Fine Dining Restaurant

The Swiftwater is proud to announce the opening of its in-house fine dining restaurant, “The Olivet,” on June 10th, 2024. Situated within the heart of the Poconos, The Olivet promises to offer an unparalleled culinary experience, blending exquisite culinary artistry with a sophisticated ambiance.

Elegant Ambiance

The Olivet offers an exquisite space that seamlessly blends the fresh mountain air with a refined dining atmosphere. Gather to enjoy a sophisticated culinary experience, complemented by expertly crafted cocktails and a serene ambiance. The restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating on their garden patio under the stars. The Olivet’s floor to ceiling glass doors are fashioned to seamlessly open to the patio during the warmer seasons. The indoor dining room is a blend of wood beams, glass chandeliers, and gold accents. The bar features a marble countertop, custom gold centerpiece, and gold floral accent lights.

A Feast for the Senses

The Olivet’s menu is a testament to culinary excellence, offering a diverse array of dishes that cater to discerning palates. Highlights for dinner include Braised Pork Belly, Beetroot Burrata Salad, 12oz. New York Strip Au Poivre, Ricotta Gnudi, and Green Walk Hatchery Rainbow Trout. The bar features a full cocktail, wine and beer menu with signature drinks like the Olivet Martini, Swiftwater Manhattan and Black Diamond Negroni. Highlights for breakfast include Candied Bacon Eggs Benedict, Brûléed French Toast, and Shrimp and Grits. Pair that with a cup of Moka Origins coffee and you’ll start the day ready for adventure.

Reservations and Contact Information

The Olivet will be open to the public for breakfast and dinner service daily. Breakfast is available 7am-11am and dinner will be served from 5pm-10pm Sunday-Thursday and 5pm-Midnight. Friday and Saturday. Reservations can be made through The Swiftwater website or by calling the restaurant directly at (570) 895-0000. For more information, please visit

The Swiftwater Hotel Opening Day Announced

The Pocono Mountains welcomes its newest luxury destination, The Swiftwater, opening its doors to guests on June 10th, 2024. Nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Pocono Mountains, The Swiftwater offers a unique blend of modern elegance and natural Pocono design, promising an unparalleled experience for both leisure and business travelers alike.

The Swiftwater boasts 100 meticulously designed guest rooms and suites. From plunge pool suites to King and Queen rooms, every detail has been carefully curated to provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation. The hotel features an indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center, concierge lounge, and garden patio.

Guests will discover a culinary journey at The Swiftwater’s signature restaurant, The Olivet. The restaurant offers a fine dining experience, sourcing local ingredients and seasonal flavors. The Olivet also features a unique bar experience with cocktail flights, olives from around the world, and mimosa flights for a signature breakfast experience. Breakfast will be open to hotel guests only, with dinner being open to the public with limited availability.

The Swiftwater is also an ideal venue for corporate retreats and special events. Featuring the Branch executive meeting room and lightning-fast Wi-Fi, it is the perfect spot to meet with your team. Advanced audio-visual technology and a dedicated event planning team ensure that every event is executed flawlessly.

In addition to luxurious accommodations and world-class dining, The Swiftwater is the perfect home away from home for your adventures in the Pocono Mountains. Our dedicated concierge is available to help you plan your itinerary from whitewater rafting to wine tasting and everything in between. Our location in the heart of the Pocono Mountains makes it the perfect retreat for rejuvenation and adventure.

The Swiftwater partners with local artisans and producers, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Pocono region.

New High Touch Service Hotel Opens in Pocono Mountains

Service is about to take on a whole new meaning in the Pocono Mountains. The Swiftwater broke ground on January 5th, 2023, and began site work in August of 2022 with the promise of bringing an unfulfilled desire for a contemporary high touch hotel to the Poconos.

The Trapasso family has owned and operated Desaki restaurant in the Pocono Mountains since 2008. Over the years they saw the need for a new type of hotel in the Poconos which included concierge service and a boutique experience. Years in the planning, The Swiftwater, will be the culmination of research, experience, and a passion for hospitality.

The new hotel experience will include:

  • Swiftwater Signature Service
  • A Concierge Level
  • Contemporary Yet Authentic Design
  • 6 Plunge Pool Suites
  • Breakfast & Cocktail Lounge
  • Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool
  • Executive Meeting Room
  • Private Garden Patio

Rooms will be thoughtfully appointed with:

  • Frette Linens
  • 65-inch smart TVs
  • Lightning-Fast Wi-Fi
  • Double Bathroom Vanities
  • Extra Sound Proofing
  • High-Pressure Showers

This level of luxury will be new to the Pocono Mountains and the Trapasso family is eager to share their expertise in hospitality with the surrounding areas.

“We want our guests to feel that their every need is being met when they stay at The Swiftwater”, says owner Dante Trapasso, “our commitment to exceptional service will be a cornerstone of the hotel.”

Sharing the local businesses that make the Pocono Mountains special is an area they plan to focus on. “We live in a beautiful area with amazing natural amenities and great activities. We plan to help curate experiences for our leisure guests and corporate retreats that highlight our community partners and bring awareness to the beautiful area we call home; the Pocono Mountains” shared Dante.

The hotel is accepting bookings for May 1st and beyond. For more information or to book your stay check out