Sweetwater Branch Inn

625 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States
+1 352 373 6760

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9.5

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Sweetwater Branch Inn - Gainesville, FL
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Good to know

Distance to city center 0.4 mi
Location rating 9.6
Nearest Airport Gainesville Regional
Distance to airport 3.9 mi

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added touches in 4 reviews
beautiful gardens in 5 reviews
bed very comfortable in 14 reviews
friendly staff in 35 reviews
great breakfast in 38 reviews
private oasis in 4 reviews
read a book in 6 reviews
sheets were pilled in 3 reviews
sound proof in 4 reviews
tranquil setting in 9 reviews
weather was warmer in 2 reviews
welcoming staff in 27 reviews
wine and cheese in 8 reviews
  • Excellent
    Sep 2019
    10.0

    The setting is lovely, inviting, and peaceful. The staff went out of their way to provide service. The bed was superb!!!!!

    That we had to be fleeing Dorian to discover what a special piece of old Gainesville can become

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    This Inn is actually a collection of several different properties: at least two Victorian Style Houses and a collection of Cottages. We stayed in the Tea Rose Room in the Cushman-Colson House. I liked that the room we chose was exactly as pictured on the website! The Italian Chandelier in the bedroom was absolutely beautiful, and my favorite part of the decor. The bed was extremely comfortable and the little touches, such as a personal coffee pot and mugs in the room were thoughtful and unexpected. I loved the classical music that was played softly throughout the entire house- it added to the feeling of a Romantic getaway. We were instantly smitten with the atmosphere of the Grounds upon arrival. The Gardens are extensive and lovely, with walking paths and statuary. We found out later in the evening that the Inn is also a popular Venue for Weddings, which explained the Romanticism. The Breakfast that was served each morning was fulling and delicious- it was served family style with an incredible variety of dishes- from spinach-bacon quiche to french toast casserole to cheese grits and greens. If you didn't see something you liked, you weren't trying hard enough!

    The only thing I didn't like is that we had to check out. Sigh.

  • Excellent
    May 2019
    10.0

    Beautiful garden. Free wine and cheese happy hour.

  • Excellent
    May 2019
    10.0

    Characterful Bed and Breakfast. Warm welcome including wine and cheese on arrival. Good location.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2019
    10.0

    Everything. The staff, the rooms,the grounds. It's an amazing place and I wish we could stay longer (or get re-married here).

    That I have to leave

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Overview

When you stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville, you'll be in the historical district, within a 5-minute drive of Shands at the University of Florida and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp). Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this bed & breakfast consist of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and free self parking is available onsite.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

9.5 Excellent

based on 458 reviews

10.0

Value

10.0

Bar

8.8

Room

7.6

Comfort

Things to Know

  • Impressive bathroom
  • Stylish accommodation
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Good side dishes

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

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Amenities

Parking
Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Increased accessibility
Business center
Internet
Gift shop
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Bicycle rental
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Air-conditioned
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Massage
Library
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
No smoking
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Free long-term parking
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Golf
Cable or satellite TV

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Matheson Museum 190 yd
  • The Hippodrome State Theater 0.4 mi
  • Thomas Center 0.4 mi
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 1.8 mi
  • University of Florida 1.8 mi
  • Bivens Arm Nature Park 2.3 mi

Getting Around

Gainesville Regional 3.9 mi
St. Augustine Northeast Florida Regional 62.2 mi
Waldo, Florida 13.2 mi
Ocala 33.6 mi

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