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Florida
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a bed and breakfast very near to UF campus but not in walking distance. The place consists of converted historical homes into a bed and breakfast. We stayed in the Piccadilly Room. The bed was very comfortable and the room was very spacious. Every thing seemed clean. It definitely had the charm of a historical home. I... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a visit to the U of Fl, stayed here for just one night in mid-August 2016. Rented the honeymoon suite for our 45th anniversary. Put off first by the suite's front door.... Hasn't seen a wash in ages. Shower door could barely be opened, needed a re-mount. Great little tea light candles offered at the fireplace, but the electronic... More 

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SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for taking time to provide us with feedback. I apologize that you experienced any inconvenience during your stay. We are a large historic property, and we work to maintain the beauty and functionality of our property every day. Fortunately, the issues you mention are all easily remedied. In addition, I will be personally speaking with our... More 

Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best BB we loved staying here. My daughter goes to UF and we decided to stay here instead of an overpriced underaverage hotel. It is a charming and wonderful BB stay. We not only enjoy the history behind the BB but we felt so special. I must say that the room was everything I expected and more. The breakfast is... More 

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SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit! Remember, UF parents receive a 10% discount year round! Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave us a review. More 

Punta Gorda
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay! The room was clean, had everything we could possibly want and the breakfast was excellent. Can't wait to stay again on our next visit to Gainesville. Keep up the good work!

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Thank Ron T
SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Ron! We are glad to hear you will be back and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have some rental properties in Gainesville and found this lovely b and b a few years ago. Now it is the only place we want to stay when we go up to check on our properties. We have stayed in just about every building and love them all.

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SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

We are proud to be your home away from home! Thank you for the kind words. More 

Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievably quaint and charming bed and breakfast in a beautiful neighborhood. We stayed in the Carriage House with authentic antique furniture, old wood floors and a full kitchen. Surprisingly, the price is what you would pay for a single bedroom at a boxy hotel. It has a private swimming pool with hot tub. The check in was seamless and the... More 

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Thank Hayes W
SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Great tips, Hayes! And thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I was in between sessions at the University and needed a place to stay for two nights. It was a wonderful touch of home for me. Gorgeous, spacious, interesting, clean. I had intended on just dropping my luggage and spending my time sightseeing, but other than a visit to The Hamm and a spin around the area on one of... More 

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SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

I am so happy you had such a wonderful, relaxing time on our property. Your review made us smile. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Atlanta, GA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I choose Sweetwater Branch because it was walking-in-town convenient, and had many rooms (I wasn't sure how many of us would end up travelling) Everyone loved this place. Not just a building, but a campus, with gardens, a saltwater pool, a restaurant. Nice wine and cheese spread n the afternoon, and a wonderful breakfast in the AM. Lots of places... More 

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Thank Gypsy1153
SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about our Inn. I have spoken with our front desk staff to ensure they point out the remotes that accompany our in-room climate control systems. In addition, you will be happy to hear that our restaurant has made changes to increase efficiency and customer satisfaction. We have encountered overwhelming support for the food at... More 

Miami, Florida
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, romantic and lovely staff. Loved it! Wedding destination for sure, lots of beautiful spots, it's like vintage traveling A bed and breakfast with an old style family attention. Home made cooked breakfast everyday, with lots of love. Each room has an assigned parking spot.

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SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Patty! I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come see us again soon. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a lovely, large old house with warm, homey creaky wood floors that take you back in time. Most of the furnishings were of a Victorian looking period that went well with the style of the house. I was disappointed to have a modern office chair at the old fashioned desk. A box of tissue would have been nice,... More 

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Thank Christina C
SWB_Management, Hotel Manager at Sweetwater Branch Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with feedback about your stay, Christina! Your comments were very helpful. Your suggestions about towel racks and grab bars are important and will be implemented. Because of the large nature of our property, we call ourselves an Inn. You are completely right that, unlike B&Bs, the owner does not live on our property. We also... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Sweetwater Branch Inn

Address: 625 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5449
Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $146 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sweetwater Branch Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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