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Sweetwater Branch Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   625 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed a week here and everything about the experience was excellent. They have mastered the delicate balance between a homely / friendly / personalised B&B and a professional hotel with a varied number of services. Most places only excel at either one. Rooms are very comfortable (mattress was excellent); the public spaces are tastefully decorated; the breakfast is a... More

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Arvada, Colorado
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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our sons' wedding and reception here last week and it was EXCELLENT! The venue was perfect. The grounds are awesome with beautiful oak tress, immaculate foliage and charming paved walkways. The location is ideal. Our stay was fantastic! The accommadations were excellent. Most of the wedding party and many of the guests stayed all at the B&B. Everyone... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: nice breakfast, views of treetops from the room, claw foot tub, walkable to Main Street and restaurants, parking included. Cons: Lots of stairs if staying on the upper floor, noise from other guests walking, closing doors, etc., right next to Salvation Army housing. We had the Blue Moon room which was fairly cramped. I feel that they simply have... More

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Gainesville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough about this community...and the hot breakfasts. I stay here on M-Thur for business, get my mail here, swim in the pool, walk downtown; I'll never stay by I-75 again. The employees here are great and honestly I don't think you can find a better breakfast in town, even in a restaurant

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a wonderful overnight weekend with my soon to be wife. Everything was perfect. Relaxing. Smooth. Friendly. Elyce, Cornelia, and our breakfast chef, all superb. Will come back and recommend.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for my boyfriends birthday! Walked into town and enjoyed an evening if dinner and drinks! Location was perfect! Room was amazing!! Our only regret was that we didn't set an alarm and we missed the breakfast! Maybe next time!

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Raleigh NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We loved our stay at Sweetwater Branch! Cozy rooms in beautifully restored Victorian homes. The breakfast was well beyond ANY expectations. The grounds are charmimg and well maintained. A true treasure for travelers!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We held a 40-person wedding ceremony and reception at the garden and reception hall of Sweetwater this past weekend and were delighted with how well everything went. As a venue for a small wedding, Sweetwater is absolutely perfect: the garden needs no additional decoration, and the hall is spacious and simple but elegant. The food and service were both of... More

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Bangalore, India
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed 2 nights at the Sweetwater Inn, Gainesville Florida last week. The place was referred to me by a colleague who has stayed there before. It is one of the nicest places I have stayed, any where in the world. The property is quaint, a few cottages that have been restored. The rooms are very large & nice. Even the... More

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Summerfield, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We were so happy with our accomodations at Sweetwater Inn. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We were able to walk to the area around the college and enjoyed all the sites and coffee shops. The location is perfect. Our room was super clean, decorated beautifully, spacious and a most comfortable bed. Wine and cheese at 6 pm was... More

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Also Known As:
Sweetwater Branch Hotel Gainesville
Sweetwater Branch Hotel
Address: 625 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sweetwater Branch Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sweetwater Branch Inn features 20 spacious guest suites and cottages just blocks from the University of Florida and hip Downtown Gainesville. All of our guests are welcome to a delicious full breakfast spread in the morning, as well as a complimentary wine and cheese hour in the evening. Each of our rooms feature a private bath along with a king or queen size bed, while some rooms have additional beds, Jacuzzis, fireplaces, and extra sitting rooms! ... more   less 
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