Sweetwater Branch Inn

625 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-373-6760 Pet Friendly

Sweetwater features 29 different rooms, suites, & cottages, an in-ground heated saltwater pool and spa and beautiful gardens for our guests to enjoy! Every reservation includes an evening wine & cheese hour, a delicious full homemade breakfast each morning and complimentary WIFI.

Sweetwater features beautifully restored spacious guest suites and cottages just blocks from the University of Florida, UF Health Shands Hospital and hip Downtown Gainesville. Every room has a private bathroom, a Queen or King size bed, writing desk, television, private telephone, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, and stylish hygienic amenities. Many rooms have extra sitting rooms and beds, Jacuzzi tubs, and fireplaces!

So let Sweetwater impress you. They would love to be your relaxing home-away-from-home.

Quick Info:

  • Located on University Avenue – minutes from I-75 and Gainesville Regional Airport. Pre-arranged shuttle services available.
  • Free parking
  • 30-foot heated in-ground salt pool, and a spa and salon located just next door!
  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.

*Unfortunately,  early check-ins are not guaranteed. Please call to receive late check-in information if you feel you’ll be checking in later than 8pm.

Meeting Information

  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 4
  • Facility Description: Sweetwater offers a large banquet hall as well as a smaller facility for any business, UF or Santa Fe event including, but not limited to, meetings, conferences, monthly luncheons, corporate retreats and holiday parties. Having a week-long retreat? Your guests can have a one-of-a-kind room for the length of their stay
  • Room Types: Ballroom, Convention Center, Garden
  • Meeting Services: High-Speed Internet, Wi-Fi, Catering

Additional Features

  • Spa: 1/2 Day Package, Facial, Full Day Package, Gift Certificates, Groups, Hair, Manicure, Massage, Pedicure, Therapies, Wedding Packages
  • Recreation Type: Biking, Garden, Parks, Trails
  • Water Sports: 1/2 Day Trips, Canoe Rental, Day Trips
  • Shopping: Gift Shop with Souvenirs, Art, Jewelry
  • Wedding Planner: Honeymoons, Packages Available, Planning Assistance, Receptions, Weddings
  • Tours & Transfers: Eco-Tours, Group Tours, Trail Tours, Walking Tours