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The Lightner Farmhouse

2.5 of 5 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for our second anniversary and our last trip before our baby comes in December. We couldn't have picked a better place. We stayed in the Birch room and it was comfortable and homey. The breakfasts were amazing and prompted both of us to think "Hmmmmm, can we make these waffles at home?" We enjoyed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from our first trip to Gettysburg. What a wonderful experience. We loved the quiet setting of the B&B. The house is charming and the breakfasts out of this world. We especially enjoyed the Saturday morning talk from a local woman who has researched the period before and after the Battle from the town people's point of view.... More

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Burlington, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

This was an awesome stay. Eileen was very accommodating and Jason's meals were to die for. Location and history added to our experience, as did the paranormal adventure. PS...Tommy's Pizza had great food. Thanks for the tip.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at the Lightner Farmhouse 4 or 5 times. Wouldn't stay anywhere else on Gettysburg. Love visiting with Eileen, Dennis and Jason. Breakfast is wonderful, featuring fresh fruit and a main course. Dennis says he does not want anyone to ever say they didn't get enough to eat! So true! The rooms are clean, cozy and comfortable, with... More

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband, young son and I stayed at the Lightner Farmhouse in July 2014. This was our second visit here and once again it was wonderful. We stayed only one night in the Maple room which was on the second floor in the front of the house. It was a larger room which was nice since we were provided an... More

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Normally children are allowed only in the Pine Tree Suite and the Walnut Cottage but this was an exception and it worked out well. Nice family, nice young man! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I stayed here with a friend and her 12yr old daughter and it couldn't have been more perfect. Eileen really made our stay a 'family' experience. She was so accommodating, knowledgeable and friendly that it made us feel like we had known her our entire life. Being my wife's birthday we brought a home-made key-lime pie and... More

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

We meet guests from all over the world and enjoy everyone but this couple will stay in my heart and mind for a long time. We had fun but had some rather deep conversations as well and I feel as though we got to know each other quickly. Hope they come back soon!!! More

Sullivan, Missouri
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a fun time! We enjoyed the Pine Tree Suite, had a great time enjoying Betty's paranormal presentation, and we slept great! The breakfast was terrific, and walking around the grounds was super fun too. We couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable experience, if you want bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, this IS the place to go. Look no... More

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Missouri City, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As we turned into the drive, our first glimpse of the Lightner Farmhouse provided us with a feeling of comfort and the realization that our decision to stay here had definitely been worth waiting for. After he warm greeting we received at the door from Eileen Hoover, we knew this was a special place. After being given a tour of... More

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

It was fun getting to know you over your four night stay and we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks so much for referring us to your friends. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was the most relaxing and inviting bed and breakfast I've ever stayed in. In fact, we only planned on staying two days but felt so comfortable, we decided to stay another. The food was spectacular. .. the recommendations given to us were perfect. We planned the paranormal tour with Betty. It was a lot of fun but I'm not... More

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Anoka, MN
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This lovely B&B is a bit like visiting your favorite Aunt and Uncle's house in the country. The rooms are clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. Our hosts couldn't be more helpful, sharing a wealth of knowledge about the area. This ante-bellum home is living history which provides a different perspective on the battlefield. Breakfasts are delicious and substantial. A favorite... More

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit and thanks for bringing two other delightful couples with you. It was really fun getting to know everyone and talking history with all of you. Hope to see you again soon! More

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Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lightner Farmhouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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