Camellia Rose Inn

Gainesville, Florida

Stop Staying With Corporate America and StayGainesville!

One of the many benefits of booking a stay with us at the @camellia_rose_inn is that you can optimize your vacation by staying somewhere that truly caters to a personalized experience. ✨

When you stay with us you’re acknowledged as guests into our home not just another room number and occupant. 

stay local – StayGainesville 🧡

Contact us to help book your stay with us!

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We are thrilled that our very own Camellia Rose Inn received awards from the world’s leading booking sites:,, Expedia and TripAdvisor! Thank you to our guests for rating us so highly- you are our inspiration!

The Inn can booked booked on all 4 sites and we love having a partnership with such a great companies!


StayGainesville 2br/1bath Duplex in Downtown Gainesville

Enjoy this newly refurbished bright and cheerful downtown duplex. 🏡 

Unit A of the historic duplex has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. 

Experience downtown Gainesville at your fingertips. Walk to all of Gainesville’s best restaurants and bars. 🍹 

Perfect for game weekends, special events, hospital stays, and more! 🏈 

Sleeps up to 6 people with a king bedroom, queen bedroom, and queen air mattress.

Parking and the yard are shared with Unit B of the historic duplex.

We are looking forward to hosting you!


The Hodge Apartments – At the Camellia Rose Inn

Nothing beats the privacy and comfort of our Hodges apartments ✨

If you’re coming to Gainesville, Florida and planning to stay for a few weeks or longer, we recommend the Hodges Apartment, a comfortable efficiency located in our second Victorian house, behind Camellia Rose Inn. Guests may book the Hodges Apartment as a short or long-term vacation rental.

Featured in this efficiency:
📌Spacious, comfortable bedroom with a king-sized bed
📌Full bath with walk-in shower
📌Family room with plenty of seating 
📌Deluxe Queen Air Mattress option
📌Streaming Channels TV
📌Full kitchen
📌A separate dining room

DM us for help booking your stay at the Hodges Apartments! 

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The Red House – Short Term Rental

Newly restored 2 bedroom 2 bathroom historic home in the Duckpond area of downtown Gainesville – The Red House 🏡

📌 walking distance to many bars and restaurants.

📌 2 miles from UF campus

📌3 short blocks from the historic Thomas Center

📌 10 minute drive from La Chua Trail (a Florida State Park)

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Beautifully Updated Downtown 2 BR 1 Bath Short Term Rental – Sleeps 6

Welcome to our newly renovated rental in the beautiful, historic downtown Gainesville (known as the Duckpond neighborhood)! 

This charming 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home has been updated with modern finishes and features, while still retaining its original character and charm.

You’ll be just minutes from local restaurants, shops, and cultural attractions, making it the perfect home base for exploring the city.

Contact us for help booking this property! ❤️

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Mixologist Class: Old Fashioned with Rebecca Barbaree

We had such an amazing time with the Gainesville community last Monday during our Old Fashioneds Mixologist Class with the talented Rebecca Barbaree from Marks Prime Steakhouse in Gainesville 🥃 

If you joined our class leave us a comment telling us your favorite part! If you missed this event let us know in the comments what you would like to see next from us! 

#whyilovegnv #gnvcommunity #gnvactivities #gnvevents #gainesvillebusiness #gainesvillefoodies #gainesvilledrinks #gnvdrinks #gainesvilleevents 

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New Short Term Rental Minutes from Downtown High Springs

This beautiful and bright 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom home in High Springs!

Minutes from downtown High Springs (where @greatoutdoorsrestaurant , @hsbrewing , shops and other restaurants are located). 🌮

📌Minutes from I-75 for easy access.

📌10 minutes to Poe Springs Park

📌15 minutes to O’Leno State Park

📌less than 20 minutes to Ginnie Springs

📌25 minutes to Ichetucknee State Park

📌30 minutes to UF.

It’s a perfect location for a Gainesville and Springs visit.

Book Rental HERE!

The Camellia Rose Inn: 120 Years of Ownership History

The Camellia Rose Inn 🌹 120 years of history ✨

Did you know the Inn was originally known as the Swearingen House?

Built in 1903 by Thomas J. Swearingen who owned one of the first automobile dealerships in Gainesville, lived in the original house for 15 years. Swearingen then sold to grocer George A. Dell who sold it 3 years later to a wholesale grocer Hal C. Batey who would later became a mayor of Gainesville. 36 years later the house was bought by Dr. Oliver Austin, during this time many changes were made to the house and in 1978 new owners Mark & Mary Barrow restored the old Swearingen House. 28 years later the house was purchased by Pat and Tom McCants and whom renamed it to the Camellia Rose Inn. The McCants shared this beautiful home with many visitors to Gainesville and out the ground work for what it is today! The Camellia Rose inn is now owned by a local Gainesville Company @staygainesville & Southern Comfort Properties who believed the Camellia Rose Inn would be a wonderful addition to their short-term properties, bringing you your home away from home 🏡❤️ #gainesvillehistory #gnvhistoricdistrict #gnvhistory

Stay Local – Drink Local: High Springs Brewing Co

When visiting our High Springs properties don’t miss out on all the great activities in this town! ✨

Today we’d like to highlight our one of our favorites, the @hsbrewing 🍻

Our partners Ed & Greg had the chance to visit recently and chat with founder/owner Chris Moebus who was kind enough to give them a personal tour of the brewery!

High Springs Brewing Co is a family owned and operated brewery nestled in Historic Downtown High Springs. They have all kinds of traditional beer styles, regular variety of food trucks, live bands and endless space and seating for you and your company!


StayGainesville partners with Gatorverse!

StayGainesville is proud to announce their partnership with and the @gatorverse supporting Gator Athletes, their families, and fans. All members of the Gatorverse will receive a 15% discount on all StayGainesville Properties. Check out Gatorverse, come stay with us, and see what all the fuss is about! 🧡

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Grab yours before they are all gone!

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Join the Gatorverse with any player purchase to unlock special access events, camps, giveaways, merchant discounts, and many surprise rewards!
Basketball Team & Trinity Thomas are Live Now!
The Women’s Gymnastics Team is releasing March 1stEach gymnastics autographed collectible card purchase also grants access to the Gatorverse Gymnastics Clinic in Gainesville directed by the team on March 25th or access to their virtual meet and greet. 

All Gatorverse members get discounted rates at over 64 AirBnB homes in Gainesville! Coupon Code emailed after purchase.The Gator Legends are running it back to win another championship this summer in the $1,000,000 TBT Tournament!
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