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! Check out everything the grounds have to offer!

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Sweetwater Property Map

The Grounds Features

  • Winding brick pathways
  • Lush North Florida gardens
  • 30 ft. eco-friendly salt pool and spa
  • Complimentary on-site bike rental
  • Gift shop
  • Pond with scenic bridge
  • 7 unique bubbling fountains
  • Large courtyard for gatherings

Located directly behind our front office, we offer an inground heated pool & spa. Our pool is an eco-friendly salt pool with lounge chairs and umbrellas. Pool towels are provided in each room, so please feel free to bring a bathing suit and your favorite book and relax! Be sure to check out all of our outstanding amenities.

Our Furry Friends

The Sweetwater Branch Inn provides an amazing experience of relaxation for people and animals alike! We welcome you to bring your furry family member with you on vacation to one of our pet-friendly accommodations. Also be prepared to meet some new faces around! Among the greenery and open porches across the property, you might come across our furry friends! Learn more about our pet policies.



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Don’t forget to download our Gainesville Vacation Guide to discover all of the great off-site activities around Sweetwater!