The Historic Camellia Rose Inn

We are excited to welcome the Camellia Rose Inn and the Hodges House to our Southern Comfort Properties family!

With the addition of The Camellia Rose Inn and the Hodges House, we can offer individual rooms with a continental breakfast, as well as fully furnished rental apartments (with fully kitchens, living and dining areas).

The Camellia Rose Inn has 6 beautiful, historic rooms – all guests will have access to the dining room, living room, and beautiful wrap-around porches. A continental breakfast will be delivered each morning for the Inn guests.

The Anticipation Room

The Briar Rose Room


The Lady Clare

Southern Charm

Star Dust

The Hodges House will have 4 individual 1 bedroom / 1 bath apartments – each with a living area, dining area, and kitchen (the 3 available are below):

The Hodges Suite

The Hodges Apartment

The Hodges Turret Room

Spat’s Hideaway is a beautiful suite with everything you need for privacy and comfort. We will also have the owners’ quarters for rent soon (also a 1 bedroom apartment):

Spat’s Hideaway

Bookings can be made directly on the site, or call us (352-519-3994) to ask for special long-term pricing.

Whether you are in town for a surgery at Shands, a football game, a special event, a weekend at the springs, we would love to help you!

A Few of Our Rooms

The Briar Rose Room

The Briar Rose room at Camellia Rose Inn is  very romantic! This “shabby chic” room in our top-rated Gainesville bed and breakfast is located just off the second floor veranda. It’s a bright, sunny room that adds cheer to your visit.

The Anticipation Room

The Anticipation room at Camellia Rose Inn is our most romantic room, located on the second floor. This room is perfect for honeymooners and couples celebrating any kind of special occasion – be it an anniversary, birthday, or a romantic getaway weekend.


Inspiration – Located on the second floor with garden views. Features include:

  • A gorgeous, queen-sized sleigh bed
  • Carefully selected period furnishings
  • Heart pine floors
  • Gas fireplace
  • Private bath with a spa shower