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Sweetwater Branch Inn

Victorian B&B with outdoor pool, near University of Florida

  • Free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Rs12,279

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625 East University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601, FL, United States of America
9.6.Exceptional.
  • Awesome honeymoon cabin. Very romantic. Really clean. Maybe the softest bed EVER!!!!

    Oct 6, 2021

  • It is a special place in the heart of Gainesville. It's very close to the university but…

    Aug 20, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Walkable
Quiet
Safe
Convenient
Easy parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 20 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 1 outdoor pool
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Business center

Feel at home

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

What’s around

  • University of Florida - 28 min walk
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp) - 36 min walk
  • Shands at the University of Florida - 41 min walk
  • Matheson Museum - 2 min walk
  • Hippodrome State Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Thomas Center - 11 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
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  • Tea Rose Room (1st Floor Cushman-Colson House)
  • Tiffany Suite (2nd Floor Cushman-Colson House)
  • Heirloom Suite (2nd Floor Cushman-Colson House)
  • Julia Room (2nd Floor McKenzie House)
  • Giovanna Room (2nd Floor McKenzie House)
  • Aurora Room (2nd Floor McKenzie House)
  • Isadora Suite (3rd Floor McKenzie House)
  • Luisa Room (3rd Floor McKenzie House)
  • Annie's Room (Nora Belle's Cottages) Pet Friendly*
  • Rosa's Room (Nora Belle's Cottages) Pet Friendly *
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  • Honeymoon Cottage (McKenzie Gardens)
  • Carriage House (2nd Floor above the Office) Pet Friendly
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What’s around

Landmarks

  • University of Florida - 28 min walk
  • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium (The Swamp) - 36 min walk
  • Shands at the University of Florida - 41 min walk
  • Matheson Museum - 2 min walk
  • Hippodrome State Theatre - 10 min walk
  • Thomas Center - 11 min walk
  • UF Health Family Medicine - Eastside - 15 min walk
  • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park - 41 min walk
  • UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital - 42 min walk
  • UF Health Shands Hospital - 42 min walk
  • Stephen C. O'Connell Center - 2.2 mi / 3.5 km

Getting around

  • Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) - 9 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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625 East University Avenue, Gainesville, 32601, FL, United States of America

At a glance

Size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only)*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lbs)
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited (max 1 space per unit)
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast daily
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area

Things to do

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 1
  • Conference space
  • Computer station

Services

  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Miniature golf on site

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

  • Deposit: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 per person (one-way)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35 (subject to availability)

PetsPay at property

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation for details on pet restrictions and to request a pet-friendly room

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Sweetwater Branch Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self and extended parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 35 (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Emiliano's Cafe (8-min walk), The Top (8-min walk), and The Hyppo (9-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM at scheduled times. The charge is USD 15 per person one-way.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes spelunking and ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the bed & breakfast's other amenities, which include a garden and access to a nearby health club.
9.6.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful property. Love the feel of an B&B. Will return!

    Darren L, 2 night family trip, Aug 20, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Friendly staff, great atmosphere.

    Wyatt, 1 night trip, Aug 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The property is amazing. The rooms were excellent. I will be staying there very often.

    Heather, 1 night trip, Aug 18, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

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    Anderson, 6 night family trip, Aug 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The owner was great. The food was delicious.

    Shannon, 3 night family trip, Aug 15, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful experience. Comfortable and beautiful setting.

    1 night romance trip, Jul 29, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    We had a fantastic time. This place is beautiful.

    Adelaida, 2 night family trip, Jul 28, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Everything is amazing, such a blessing a place like this exists

    1 night romance trip, Jul 22, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great staff. Property needs upkeep.

    1 night romance trip, Jul 18, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Such a gem of a place! What the owner has done here is simply beautiful and a labor o love and passion.I was happy to meet her. Tremendous value! So much more than a hotel room! Plus breakfast and wine and cheese! And one of the best beds I have ever slept in! Highly recommend staying here!

    1 night romance trip, Jul 17, 2021

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