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“Great family reunion location” 5 of 5 stars
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Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn
3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325   |  
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Ranked #13 of 24 Gettysburg B&B and Inns
Virginia, USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Great family reunion location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

We had a wonderful family reunion at the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast for a whole week in August. Our family varied from 16 to 25 people on different nights of the week and we were treated very well by the staff. Everyone was very helpful, friendly and accomodating to our varied needs. We loved the morning history lessons which really helped make the week special and also made the history of the area more real to us. The Friday night ghost stories were a great end to the week. Our group ranged from 10 weeks to 82 years as we all gathered to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary. The rooms were flexible and every night, everyone had a bed! We wandered the grounds, had fun looking at the animals, played the piano and just completely enjoyed ourselves. We will always be thankful to the staff who helped make this week special. The breakfasts were spectacular and we all happily gained weight.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Agree wholeheartedly with all the recent good reviews! The inn exudes warmth and relaxation in a wonderful rural historic atmosphere in the huge national park, along the battlefield touring route - much better than being in crowded, touristic town! We'd been worried that families would be disruptive, but all the kids we met were interesting, interested and delightful. The morning history lesson with a reenactor (and former US marine) was a real treat - worth getting up early for! - food was great, special food needs cheerfully catered to - and advice cheerful exchanged among table companions; one felt part of a temporary but very real community. Yeah, the bathroom fixtures are old - it's more the traditional-style B&B, not the chi-chi kind prevalent now; but our total experience was so great that we recommend unreservedly to anyone who thinks a rack of costumes available for guests in a livingroom full of antiques (plus a piano & guitar) trumps designer towels any day. (PS: We have pet allergies, but the farm cats are all outside, and staff washed our comforter before we arrived in case a visiting dog had lain on it.)

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Plano, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

Had a really great time here. Truely a bed and breakfast with awesome service. Kid friendly, but very quiet. The house is very nice and the rooms spacious. The food was great (cookies in the afternoon), drinks available 24 hours a day and a wonderful breakfast. They even bring in a historian each morning before breakfast t discuss the civil war. It was a great time!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Recently completed a four-night stay at the Battlefield B & B, and couldn't wait to write a review. What a wonderful stay! We stayed in the General Merritt suite, which was beautiful and comfy and quiet. The breakfasts were unbelievable, and the other guests a pleasure (which is not always true in a B & B). The historical presentations each morning were a highlight -- one couple at our table said this was their favorite part of the entire trip to Gettysburg.

I'm usually hard to please, so there must be a negative, right? It's very hard to come up with anything bad to say about this B & B. It's a bit out of the way -- but that puts it far from the crowded tourist zone. It's allegedly haunted -- but that adds to its historical charm. There's a dozen cats roaming the grounds -- and my wife found one she wanted to pack in her suitcase and bring home. OK, the bathroom's not too deluxe and the shower is a bit weak -- did I mention we stayed in the part of the house that is nearly 200 years old! Did I also mention that this 200 year-old house was the only lodging on our entire vacation that offered free wireless access?

All in all, a top-notch experience. We'll be back!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Spotsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

We stayed at the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast on March 18-20, 2011. This made our fourth visit there since our first visit in November, and our second time staying in Reilly's North Carolina Artillery Suite. It has a lovely queen-sized bed with the backdrop of a stone wall from the original 1806 farmhouse. It had an adjoining bedroom with two twin beds; which was perfect for our pre-teen daughters.

This was our first time experiencing the Friday night ghost stories, and it was a very enjoyable and entertaining experience. The entire experience has been absolutely perfect every time we have stayed there. If you are looking for a relaxing experience with immaculately clean rooms, an incredible morning history lesson, delicious breakfast and wonderful, dedicated staff, this is the place to stay! We will certainly be going back again!

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Junction City, Kansas
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

My wife and I only stayed one night here but I wish we had stayed longer.

Just in the house alone there is so much to do. There are pianos, games, costumes you can try on, a nice dining area, cats, books, artifacts, ghost stories, history lessons, etc.

The staff was very friendly and accommodating (they'll ask you if you have any food allergies or any other preferences during your stay).

The property is well-situated location-wise, as well. It's far enough off the road that you don't hear any traffic going by and getting back on the main road to go to Gettysburg and all the other sights is convenient as well.

Some of the rooms look a bit dated--as they should! This is after all, an OLD HOUSE, not a Marriott hotel built in 2010. It never fails to irk me when people complain about how old or worn a B&B or house is when they obviously never take into consideration the history of the place. It's hard enough getting a 1960s house up to year 2000 standards, one can only commend the efforts at doing the same for a house built in the 1800s.
Anyways, the room was comfortable, as was the bed. The gas fireplace worked and was easy to turn on and off. Despite the B&B being almost completely booked for the weekend, full with dogs and children, there was plenty of peace and quiet in our room.

I really felt at home and relaxed here and would definitely recommend this B&B to others who are going to Gettysburg for the first time!

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Johns Creek, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

My teenage son and I went to Gettysburg for a bonding trip and chose the Battlefield B&B because the building was there during the battle and the history lessons at breakfast sounded like fun. The Friday night ghost stories set the tone for a great weekend. It was awesome to wake up, grab a cup of strong coffee, and have very knowledgeable people come and talk about the battle, or the effect on the town, or what it was like to be a soldier of the era. My son had a blast! He even got to fire a musket! Because of the history talks, we met all the other guests and looked forward to catching up with them at the end of the day. The rooms were comfortable and the breakfasts served were delicious and filling. We wished they could serve dinner, too. The staff is really impressive. There are large common areas and with the size of the property you get that homey feeling like you are visiting grandmas farm…which just happens to be right next door to a great battlefield. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Gettysburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unique lodging in an 1809 Civil War farmhouse on 30 private acres of the Gettysburg Battlefield. The farmhouse caters to history fans and vacationers with children and pets. Garden and barn weddings are a specialty. Swan Cottage is a separate cottage for honeymooners with a jacuzzi and full kitchen. The property is beautiful enough for the most romantic soul, and yet the inn has enough emphasis on history to satisfy the no-nonsense military history traveler. ... more   less 
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