Wedding Testimonials

Time after time, Sweetwater Branch Inn guests have written to thank us for our service, accommodations, food, and careful attention to visitors. Here is just a small sample of the wonderful feedback we have received from past brides, grooms and Sweetwater wedding guests.

Dear Cornelia and Sweetwater Branch Inn Staff:

“My wedding was more beautiful than I could have ever imagined! Everyone is still raving – thank you for making my fairy tale come true!” – Suzanne Leigofsky

“We had a wonderful wedding and received many compliments on the gardens and hall. Congratulations on creating such a beautiful place!” – Cari Aspacher

“Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job on our wedding reception! The food was outstanding – our guests said it was the best they’ve ever had at a wedding reception.”  – Lisa and Mike Hotaling

“So many of you made our wedding an unforgettable day. We could not have picked a more beautiful place to be married. The rooms at the inn were absolutely fantastic…We look forward to returning to Sweetwater for many years to come.” – Carol Goodbred and Victor Buehler

“We are still hearing about what a wonderful time everyone had. Thanks!” – Charles McCluskey

“Thank you so much to everyone at Sweetwater Branch Inn for making everything in our wedding magical. The wedding couldn’t have been more perfect.” – Justin and Karen Marshall

“Thank you so much for making Sweetwater look so beautiful for our wedding. The environment was perfect. The food was excellent and beautifully prepared. We enjoyed the appointments before the wedding; they were always fun and relaxed. The entire experience was great!” – Gina and Ron Johnson

“Many thanks to your and your marvelous staff for all you did to help make Sue and Tim’s wedding day perfect. Thanks for your recommendations of the people who also helped make it so lovely. Everything was beautiful — the tables, the flowers, the whole room in the McKenzie Hall and the Gardens…It’s been a pleasure working with you!” – Carol and Richard Denhart

“Everything was perfect and without complications. You helped make our wedding day a memory we will always cherish.” – Christina West

“We couldn’t have been happier with how elegant things were. All our guests commented on what a beautiful place you have and how lovely the hall is. Thanks for all you’ve done!” – Jill Hoelle

“Thank you so much for helping make our wedding day (and night!) special and fairy-tale-like. I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect location and support!” – Karen Reese

Bed & Breakfast Guests Testimonials

Time after time, Sweetwater Branch Inn guests have written to thank us for our service, accommodations, food, and careful attention to visitors. Here is just a small sample of the wonderful feedback we have received from Sweetwater guests.

Dear Cornelia and Sweetwater Branch Inn Staff:

“Thank for your making our 50th Anniversary visit such a special time for us. The lovely surroundings created another memory to be treasured.” – Ed and Millie Holdmark

“Your kindness and hospitality during a difficult time in our lives will never be forgotten. Everyone there left a beautiful footprint on our hearts. We will always try to spend our time in Gainesville with you as we felt like we were given the best service and made wonderful friends among you.” – Barbara

“What a fantastic brunch!! Thank you so much for making the morning so special and TASTY! Everything was delicious and I am still getting compliments. You are so wonderful to work with, and I look forward to more events at your place!!” – Tammy

“The Sweetwater is so lovely…now my mother, sister and I have begun calling it ‘our home away from home.’ Thanks for your hospitality!” – Gaba Vallone

“You and your fine staff made my four day stay at Sweetwater Branch Inn wonderful! The attention to detail contributed to an extremely comfortable and enjoyable stay. Thank you for being sincerely caring about each guest! You are the perfect Innkeeper!” – Pam

“Just a note to tell you what a wonderful time I had at the Sweetwater Branch. It felt so cozy and warm, and everything was so pretty all aglow with candles and Christmas lights, as well as beautiful decorations throughout the inn. Everyone enjoyed the many ‘treats’ you prepared with such care…Thank you very much for providing us such a lovely evening. You turned a rainy night into a toasty warm haven!” – Affectionately, Billie Lynne

“Thank you so much for the hospitality presented at your beautiful bed and breakfast. I’ve never slept so well on a business trip—I may be visiting the Holbrook home office more frequently!” – Kelly J.

“Thank you for making our special weekend a memorable one! The excellent accommodations and breakfast were only exceeded by our gracious hostess. You are now highly recommended in Broward County and the Keys!” – The Lanigans

“Thank you for our wonderful stay at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. You run a beautiful bed and breakfast that envelops everyone with warmth and serenity. You have created a sanctuary…You have a gift for making people feel welcome and cared for.” – Andy and Sharon