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. 

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.

Lilly's Cottage Bedroom at Sweetwater Branch Inn

Lilly’s Cottage

Lilly’s Cottage is just a short walk through Sweetwater’s beautifully manicured Florida gardens.

Mae's Cottage Bedroom

Mae’s Cottage

Stroll through Sweetwater Branch Inn’s gorgeous sculpted Florida gardens to Mae’s Cottage, a lovely Queen bedroom.

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.

La Chua Bedroom

La Chua Cottage

Harkening back to the original Florida; it’s natural flora & fauna, its people and our beloved prairie.

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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