Are you planning a trip to Gainesville, Florida? Stay with us at Sweetwater Branch Inn! Our charming bed and breakfast is located in the heart of historic downtown Gainesville and exudes Southern hospitality, Victorian charm, and a comfortable, homey feeling. We’re happy to offer top-notch guest rooms, suites, and private cottages in Gainesville, FL. 

When you choose to reside in our private cottages in Gainesville, FL, you’ll fall in love with the charming décor and element of serene privacy. Each cottage features a cozy bedroom, separate bathroom, spacious living areas, convenient kitchen, and peaceful outdoor area (wraparound porch, patio, etc.). These accommodations are perfect for families, groups of friends, and people celebrating special occasions.  

Staying in our private cottages in Gainesville, FL, provides you with the opportunity to experience complete privacy and solitude. However, you’ll also have access to our inn grounds and onsite amenities. Get out and take advantage of our complimentary homemade breakfast, saltwater pool, putting green, bicycle rentals, library, and more.  

Are you searching for pet-friendly accommodations in Gainesville? We’ve got you covered here at Sweetwater Branch Inn! We know that no one likes leaving their best friend behind, and that’s why we are pleased to welcome your four-legged traveling companion to our cottages. Our inn and town are dog-friendly, and your whole family will have a fun-filled stay in Gainesville. 

The old-Florida inspired Rochelle Room in the Mills-Pound Cottages

Rochelle’s Room

Part of the newly-restored Mills-Pound Cottages southeast corner of Sweetwater’s grounds, Rochelle’s Room brings forth the memory of the old North Florida orange gold rush of the 1800s.

The warm old-Florida living room of Windsor Cottage is Southern Hospitality at its finest

The Windsor Cottage

Part of the newly-restored Mills-Pound Cottages on the southeast corner of Sweetwater’s grounds, The Windsor Cottage speaks to southern hospitality with its hardwood floors and live edge wooden kitchen table.

The luxurious Hawthorne Room sitting area and bedroom in royal blue, golden yellow, and white inspired by the magnolia mural

The Hawthorne Room

Part of the newly-restored Mills-Pound Cottages on the southeast corner of Sweetwater’s grounds, this lovely room boasts a beautiful magnolia mural with fourteen-foot ceilings and a large double-counter bathroom vanity.

The inviting bed of Melrose Cottage

The Melrose Cottage

One of Sweetwater Branch Inn’s newest renovated cottages: This old-Florida-style bungalow boasts 14ft ceilings and hardwood floors.

Carriage house bedroom

Carriage House

The Carriage House is a beautiful, fully furnished apartment with a standing balcony overlooking the koi pond.

Honeymoon Cottage Bedroom

Honeymoon Cottage

Snuggled privately in the gorgeous McKenzie Gardens, this newly renovated 1885 cottage is perfect for any romantic getaway.

Nora Belles_Living Room

Nora Belle’s Cottage

Nora Belle’s Cottage, our newest renovated masterpiece, features 2 bedrooms and a wraparound front porch.

Sarah's Cottage Bedroom

Sarah’s Cottage

This cozy cottage houses a queen-size bedroom with one full, private bath with a walk-in shower, a kitchen, and a living and dining area.

Victorias Cottage Bedroom

Victoria’s Cottage

This is a cozy, spacious, pet-friendly cottage with a king-size, pillow-top bed as well as a twin daybed.

Cross Creek Bedroom

Cross Creek Cottage

To honor the famous author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her book Cross Creek and The Yearling. This cottage is set in the 1920s with its feel and furnishings.

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