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Sweetwater Branch Inn places you next to Matheson Museum and within a 10-minute walk of Hippodrome State Theatre. This 20-room, 3.5-star bed & breakfast has free breakfast along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. In central Gainesville, the B&B is also close to University of Florida and Thomas Center.


Start your day off right with a free full breakfast, served each morning from 7:30 AM to 10 AM. Entertain your taste buds with bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or chat with other guests at the free daily manager's reception.


All of Sweetwater Branch Inn's 20 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including fireplaces, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus flat-screen TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Free long-distance calls, free local calls, and ceiling fans are also available.

Property features

Renovated in 2012, Sweetwater Branch Inn offers a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and 5 spa tubs. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle at scheduled times for USD 15 per person one way. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with concierge services and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sweetwater Branch Inn features 5 spa tubs and an outdoor pool. The bed & breakfast offers a restaurant. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

5 meeting rooms are available. This Victorian bed & breakfast also offers spa services, a library, and a terrace. Guests can use the health club at a partner hotel. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times is offered to guests. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sweetwater Branch Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 20 
  • Free reception 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Conference space 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Library 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of spa tubs - 5 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Sweetwater Branch Inn offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Gainesville bed & breakfast provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2012.

  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • DVD player 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Sweetwater Branch Inn has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

5 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Casa Ma Holistic Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 10 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 15 per person (one way)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 35
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Sweetwater Branch
  • Sweetwater Branch Gainesville
  • Sweetwater Branch Inn
  • Sweetwater Branch Inn Gainesville
  • Sweetwater Inn
  • Sweetwater Branch Hotel Gainesville

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the bed & breakfast prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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