The Carriage House is a beautiful, fully furnished apartment with a standing balcony overlooking the koi pond.
Acquaint Yourself with Our Luxurious Gainesville Accommodations
A Luxurious Gainesville Bed and Breakfast
Our property consists of two main houses called the Cushman House and the McKenzie House that are undeniably unique. Within, you’ll find that no one suite is the same. Individually decorated and complete with a king or queen size bed, private bath, and lovely views, they’re some of the best accommodations in Gainesville, FL. Some of our suites and cottages even come with extra features like a hot tub, window seats, or a sunroom! Begin browsing and find the suite that’s exactly right for you.
Our detached private cottages provide a spacious and secluded stay. Enjoy the comforts of a full kitchen, living room, and dining room for the ultimate retreat for families, couples or business travelers. Each cottage is unique, as they come with their own special features such as a wrap-around porch, hot tub, or a balcony with views of the koi pond. Even better, some of the cottages are also pet-friendly, so you’re able to bring the whole family along during your stay in our Gainesville, FL, accommodations!
What Comes with Your Stay
All of our guests are welcome to a delicious free breakfast in the morning and a complimentary Wine & Cheese Hour in the evening. Every reservation also comes with free parking, access to our outdoor pool, a garden area complete with fountains, a gazebo, and a small pond, as well as onsite bike rentals for you to explore the Gainesville area. We can also pre-arrange a shuttle service that runs from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for those who want to explore the city with even more ease! Don’t wait, view our stunning accommodations in Gainesville, FL, and begin planning your stay with us at Sweetwater Branch Inn.
For those wondering what there is to explore in our fantastic city, we recommend viewing our free Vacation Guide. As a preview, we suggest fantastic excursions like visiting the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, the Florida Museum of Natural History, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, the Harn Museum of Art, and so much more! Not to mention the hand-picked restaurants, events, and wineries we’ve also included so you can have an amazing getaway in Gainesville.
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.
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.
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.
One of Sweetwater Branch Inn’s newest renovated cottages: This old-Florida-style bungalow boasts 14ft ceilings and hardwood floors.
Snuggled privately in the gorgeous McKenzie Gardens, this newly renovated 1885 cottage is perfect for any romantic getaway.
Lilly’s Cottage is just a short walk through Sweetwater’s beautifully manicured Florida gardens.
Stroll through Sweetwater Branch Inn’s gorgeous sculpted Florida gardens to Mae’s Cottage, a lovely Queen bedroom.
Nora Belle’s Cottage, our newest renovated masterpiece, features 2 bedrooms and a wraparound front porch.
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.
This is a cozy, spacious, pet-friendly cottage with a king-size, pillow-top bed as well as a twin daybed.
Harkening back to the original Florida; it’s natural flora & fauna, its people and our beloved prairie.
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.
This room remembers the African-American heritage here in Gainesville.
An incredible man whose life was cut too short this room is just a very small token to remember him, all he did for our community, Sweetwater Branch Inn and for this world.
Going back to agriculture Florida time, starting around 1805 Island grove was paramount in produce production, including oranges and peaches!
The beautiful Isadora’s Suite boasts cathedral ceilings and a wonderful turret-room with a custom made window seat to help you enjoy the view.
The charming Luisa Room contains the most luxurious six-foot Jacuzzi tub and shower on the property.
Julia’s Room features a king-size bed and an Italian high-back loveseat and hand-painted desk.
The Giovanna Room features a queen-size four-poster Mansion bed, a queen-size futon, and a magnificent wisteria tree mural.
The wonderfully spacious Aurora Room has an Oriental/Victorian feel created by its peaceful aqua tones.
The Tiffany Suite features a queen-size Victorian mansion pillowtop bed, and a large private bathroom.
Our Key West style two-room Piccadilly Suite features a Victorian sunroom filled with light and a queen-size cherry sleigh bed.
The Heirloom Suite, named after the delicate lavender colored rose, features a queen-size Victorian roll top bed and a private sunroom.
The Tea Rose Room features a mahogany king-size bed, classic Persian rug, Italian chandelier and spacious bathroom.
The Cornelia Room has a quilted maple queen-sized pencil post bed, a double bed, and a spacious walk-in shower.
The Camelot Room faces the back courtyard area on the inn and features a queen-size sleigh bed and a large beveled glass armoire.
The Blue Moon Room’s low ceilings, sitting nook, and French Provincial queen-size bed will remind you of Grandma’s house.