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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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Ranked #4 of 4 Gainesville B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

This beautifully restored Victorian made us feel right at home, since we are from Maine. The location made it easy for us to walk into town for lunch, dinner, coffee or a glass of wine. Every detail enhanced the comfort of staying there. The decor, the cleanliness, the incredible breakfast prepared lovingly ever morning, a warm and friendly staff. The... More

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Plantation, Florida
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

My husband and I recently got married at Sweetwater. We decided to stay at the honeymoon cottage the day before and the evening of. Everything was top notch. The service was impeccable. The breakfast was delicious (I really appreciated the wide variety of choices). There was plenty of seating indoors and out on the covered porch. We spent a good... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

This was highly recommended by a friend who is a world wide traveler. I can see why. It was the most wonderful experience. The place was spotless , staff was top notch and the food was remarkable. I have to say the French Toast Caserole is the best thing I have ever eaten. Would highly recommend. Cannot wait to return.... More

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Cocoa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Now that our children are no longer students at UF, my husband and I decided to treat ourselves and so last year and this we have chosen to stay at the Sweetwater Branch Inn for all the Gator home games. It is just like going back home each time we stay. The rooms are very comfortable and have everything you... More

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Chantilly, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Sweetwater Branch Inn provides the beauty, eligance and charm of sophisticated class that is unmatched, the aroma within the home reminded me of days gone by, an era of my Grandmother's cooking (what a beautiful memory you gave me back)...the rooms are spacious and so inviting. The gardens are so relaxing and the food excellent. Sweetwater Branch Inn made an... More

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tallahassee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

This is got to be one if not the best BB in Florida. You will not find a nicer place and nicer people. We felt like welcome guests and hated to leave.

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Miami, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

Everything about my stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn was memorable...receiving reservation reminder emails asking if there was anything I needed personally to make my anticipated stay more enjoyable, staying in a cozy B&B built in 1885 and lovingly restored by Cornelia, indulging in Rachel's delicious breakfasts (some combination of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, frittata, blueberry French toast casserole, pumpkin... More

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Carrollton, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

The staff was very kind and helpful. They gave us many suggestions of things to do and see during our short stay.

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Gainesville, Florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

My husband and I live in Gainesville, but decided to stay here the night of our wedding (which didn't take place at the inn) to make it special. We stayed in Sarah's Cottage, and it was extremely cute, clean and a great value for the price. However, there was a very rude staff member there who almost ruined the experience... More

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SWB_Management, Owner at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn and did not let our former employee ruin your overall experience! We sincerely care about each and every one of our customers and we look forward to seeing you again. More

miami, fl
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

This is a charming and wonderful spot in close proximity to U of F. If you are coming to check out the college for your son or daughter and want to settle in comfortably, this is a great spot. The kitchen is fully appointed in the center of the unit dividing the Victorian parlor and master bedroom. The bathroom has... More

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Additional Information about Sweetwater Branch Inn

Address: 625 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sweetwater Branch Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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