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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 4 weeks ago

A brand new farmhouse in 1862, it was turned into a military hospital a year later. The Lightner Farmhouse B&B is a terrific place to stay while visiting Gettysburg. The breakfasts we shared with the other guests were great. The service was beyond compare and directions, suggestions for the weekend were spot on. Eileen gave us the history of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a terrific stay at the Lightner Farmhouse. The room was comfortable. The breakfast each morning was terrific. The service really was top-notch. They definitely went above an beyond what was expected to make our experience a good one. We're definitely planning to go back at some point.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spent the weekend at the Lightner Farmhouse B&B. What a lovely place! Rooms were comfortable and clean, lots of character, beautiful atmosphere and decor. Spent some time hiking the grounds which was a lot of fun. Eileen, Dennis and Jason, made us feel at home, gave great ideas for things to see and do in the area, and the breakfasts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The Lightner Farmhouse is a comfortable bed and breakfast with many homely touches. We enjoyed the Cedar Room with its separate entrance into the house and verandah for afternoon tea. From other reviews we were looking forward to hearing about the effect of the battles on the towns people but Eileen instead gave us the family history of the farm.... More 

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

We enjoyed having the Australian couple with us for a few days. The comment about history is puzzling because we give a brief history of the farm at check-in plus we have been offering a 30 minute history talk on Wednesday and Saturday morning during the busy season. One of the Licensed Battlefield Guides has written a lengthy history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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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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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 

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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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