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Gainesville, FL

Pet Friendly Lodging

Don’t leave anyone behind on your next getaway! From the Island Grove Cottage to the La Chua Cottage, we have the ideal accommodation for your pet-friendly vacation. Our pet-friendly cottages offer a spacious layout inside and are just steps away from lush lawns and a botanical garden. You’ll love exploring all of the fun things to do in Gainesville with your pet by your side.
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Carriage House

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

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

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

This is a spacious, elegantly furnished cottage, featuring a king-size bed and a queen-size memory foam sofa bed in the full-size living room, as well as a fully furnished kitchen with a dining room. Relax in your separate bedroom or in the Jacuzzi tub located in the private back porch.
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Mae’s Cottage

This lovely bedroom with a queen-sized bed, one bath, fully furnished cottage features a kitchenette and living area, with a Jacuzzi spa tub and a walk-in glass shower.
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Nora Belle’s Cottage

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

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

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

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.
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Island Grove Cottage

Going back to agriculture Florida time, starting around 1805 Island grove was paramount in produce production, including oranges and peaches!
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Pet Policies

  • There is a non-refundable pet fee of $75 + tax per pet, per stay.
  • Pets are limited to Cottages (excluding the Honeymoon Cottage).
  • In keeping with city ordinance, pets are required to be supervised and kept on a leash at all times.
  • No pets are to be left alone outside or tied to any part of the buildings or grounds.
  • Pet owners are expected to clean up after animals brought to our property.
  • Housekeepers will not enter an accommodation to clean if the pet is not in a crate. Crates are not provided by Sweetwater Branch Inn.
  • Services animals are welcome in pet-friendly accommodations, and exempt from the pet fee.
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Our Beautiful Property

Sweetwater Branch Inn invites you to our beautiful property located in downtown Gainesville, just minutes from the University of Florida, Shands Hospital, the Cade Museum, and Depot Park along with fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. Even if you never leave the property, the Sweetwater Branch Inn has plenty of great features for you to enjoy and relax with!

NEW Two Tesla chargers for guest use in the Sweetwater parking lot.