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Sweetwater Branch Inn

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625 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5449 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews wine and cheese the cottages honeymoon cottage mckenzie house homemade granola sweet tea koi pond victorian style bed and breakfast victoria cottage casserole front porch rose room jacuzzi tub breakfast was delicious the main house every evening
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I first wrote a review of the Sweetwater last year in 2018. Since then, I have stayed 4 more times. Just wanted to update and report it’s wonderful. The rooms, the linens, the service indeed, the whole experience. The owner goes out of her way...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank jamesmaughan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed four nights at this gem located right in the heart of Gainesville. The staff is extremely accommodating starting with owner and chef who creates unique breakfasts each morning that are better than any restaurant! Very quiet and quaint with beautiful to stroll...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank dve2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent one night at Sweetwater Branch, staying in the historic McKenzie House, in the Aurora Room. Owner, Cornelia, couldn’t have been more accommodating. Lovely home with a fantastic breakfast of fruit, several types of quiche, fruit popovers, sausage or keilbasi. Sara, the chef, did...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank nankeenan49
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night in one of the Cottages. We were not aware that check in was before 9pm but they gave us a call about 90 minutes before! On site parking, spacious quaint cottages, lovely made to order breakfast. Good value as well.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank tailstrike
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Sweetwater Branch Inn is a magical place. We spent our wedding night in the honeymoon cottage 15 years ago and just went back to celebrate our 15 year anniversary. Being on the grounds you feel like you stepped into another era, into a fairytale. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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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 More 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! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$150 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sweetwater Branch Hotel Gainesville
Location
United States > Florida > Gainesville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
$150 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sweetwater Branch Hotel Gainesville
Location
United States > Florida > Gainesville
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otisv8
January 28, 2018|
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All cottages have their own refrigerator, but the rooms in the McKenzie House and Cushman-Colson House do not. However, the two houses have a refrigerator in the common area that guests can use, but it is shared with the... More
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"The "honeymoon cottage" is closest to the reception/party venue, so it could get louder in the..."
Freedom173347
Sep 3, 2018
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"The 2nd floor Cornelia room was quiet and had an extra bed."
ShonnieC
Aug 21, 2018
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"I like the cottages, more privacy."
760michelef
Jul 2, 2018
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"There is no bad room that I saw."
lazenbys2018
Jun 21, 2018
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