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Sweetwater Branch Inn

A Historic Gainesville Bed and Breakfast, and Event Venue

Sweetwater Branch Inn offers 25 gorgeous guest rooms, suites and cottages, perfect for any occasion. Each room reservation includes delicious full breakfast and wine & cheese.

The Sweetwater Branch Inn, located in historic downtown Gainesville Bed and Breakfast, is part of a Victorian complex which offers all the amenities you would expect in a world-class inn and much more. Featured on PBS’s series “Country Inns USA,” The Sweetwater Branch Inn is graciously decorated and historically preserved offering its visitors a unique bed and breakfast lodging experience in Gainesville. Surrounded by the magnificent McKenzie Gardens, the McKenzie House, dating to 1895, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

While staying at Sweetwater Branch Inn you’ll have a choice of tastefully decorated rooms or fully equipped cottages ideal for extended stays. Our Gainesville Bed and Breakfast offers you a comfortable and tasteful alternative to your standard hotel or bed and breakfast experience whether you are visiting for leisure or on a business trip.

Leave the Rest to Us

The Sweetwater Branch Inn combines the best of Southern hospitality and Victorian comfort, along with today’s modern amenities. Conveniently located to the University of Florida, Shands Hospital and Gainesville’s Historic District, the Sweetwater Branch Inn is within walking distance to Gainesville’s downtown area. From fine dining to theatre, museums, music and a variety of evening entertainment, you’ll never find a shortage of things to do in Gainesville.

staircase and entrance area of Sweetwater Branch Inn

A Unique Property

Whether you are looking for a honeymoon destination, intimate romantic getaway, complete wedding accommodations, a business venue, a great place for your special event, or just to stay the night and be pampered in luxury, you’ve come to the right place.

Sweetwater Branch Inn also serves as a premier event venue and specializes in hosting Gainesville weddings or any type of special event. Our knowledgeable event staff can help you plan your event every step of the way.

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Our beautiful Reception Hall doubles as Conference Center and Meeting Space and our spectacular settings and customized business packages make it the ideal destination for corporate retreats.


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