The Sweetwater Branch Inn Bed & Breakfast, in historic downtown Gainesville, is part of a Victorian complex which offers all the amenities you would expect in a world-class bed & breakfast and much more. More History. Featured on PBS’s series “Country Inns USA,” The Sweetwater Branch Inn is graciously decorated and historically preserved offering its visitors a unique lodging experience. Surrounded by the magnificent McKenzie Gardens, the McKenzie House, dating to 1895, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
The Sweetwater Branch Inn combines the best of Southern hospitality and Victorian comfort, along with today’s modern amenities and conveniences. Conveniently located adjacent to the University of Florida and Gainesville’s Historic District, the Sweetwater Branch Inn is within walking distance to Gainesville’s Downtown, home to fine dining, theatre, museums, music and a variety of evening entertainment.
Whether you are looking for a honeymoon destination, intimate romantic getaway, complete wedding accommodations, a business venue, a great place for your special event, or just to stay the night and be pampered in luxury, you’ve come to the right place.
You have a choice of tastefully decorated rooms or fully equipped cottages ideal for extended stays. The Sweetwater Branch Inn offers you a comfortable and tasteful alternative to your standard hotel experience whether you are on a leisure or business trip. Our beautiful Reception Hall doubles as Conference Center / Meeting Space and our spectacular settings and customized business packages make it the ideal destination for corporate retreats.
If you’ve never been to Sweetwater Branch Inn or even if you’re a repeat guest, we encourage you to check out our new interactive Property Map. With this application you’re granted a bird’s eye view of our property and facilities. Move your cursor over different buildings or click the “Show all Features” button for more information. To see the cottages, click on the “up” and “down” arrows. Click the Property Map button to get started!