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Ashtabula Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this B&B while in Gettysburg. An easy few miles form the Gettysburg Battlefields Visitor Center. A great historic house...very clean and comfortable. The owners, Eileen and Dennis and their son Jason were very pleasant and very interesting to talk with about the history of their place. The breakfasts were wonderful...We would definitely chose to stay... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I found The Lightner Farmhouse on TripAdvisor and booked it based on the reviews. I'm so glad I did. The owners, Eileen and Dennis, along with their son Jason, are very hospitable and very knowledgeable about the Inn and the area. The location is great, just a few minutes from downtown Gettysburg. The rooms were very quaint and clean. The... More 

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

So happy you found us on TripAdvisor and that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for spreading the word about our B&B. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently spent 4 nights at the Lightner Farmhouse. This bed and breakfast quickly went to my top favorite places to stay! Absolutely beautiful farmhouse, a different and delicious breakfast every day (not sure if my favorite was the crunchy French toast or the bacon, eggs & from scratch pancakes), plus such gracious hospitality with personal care.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Lightner Farmhouse is a fantastic place to stay and has a lot of history. The couple who own it are really sweet. The rooms and bathroom are so clean. Breakfast was delicious. We will definitely return!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

My friend and I spent four nights in the Walnut Cottage at the Lightner B&B. What a wonderful experience! The Walnut Cottage is spacious, has a private entrance, and a great wrap-around porch with rocking chairs. We enjoyed our stay immensely. The hosts, Eileen, Dennis, and Jason, were all friendly and helpful. Jason's artistic skills in the kitchen each morning... More 

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

I see you are new to trip advisor reviews with only 2 to your name. So let me thank you for taking the time to spread the word and help us entice more guests to the Lightner Farmhouse. It was our pleasure having you here. More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

After completing a diplomatic assignment in Afghanistan, my wife and I took a long road trip through the Eastern US. We found ourselves in Gettysburg and were fortunate to find this wonderful place. The inn keepers were incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable about the history of the farmhouse. We wished we could have stayed longer and hope to return soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were planning to stay at a local hotel until we came across glowing reviews of the Lightner Farmhouse B&B. There is so much history associated with this property that we decided a stay here would enhance the experience of our first trip to Gettysburg. And this B&B exceeded our expectations. The hosts -- Eileen, Dennis and Jason -- were... More 

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

Thanks for pointing out the difference between a hotel and a B&B. We enjoy giving the personal touch and sharing the history. Please come again! More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This historic property is just a short drive from all the activities of Gettysburg. The property including gardens were beautiful. Everything was clean and we got the full tour upon arrival including the history of the property. Stayed in the Pinetree Suite at the top of the house. Wonderful view outside with window seats and very private and quiet. Lovely... More 

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

Thanks for pointing out that the Pine Tree Suite requires a walk up to the third floor. We are careful to book this peaceful room to those who have no problem with stairs or are determined to walk it anyway. We once had a young lady who said she felt like she was in a tree house up there. More 

Bristol, pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The Lightner is absolutely beautiful and well kept. The Hoover’s are lovely people, very welcoming. We stayed in the Cedar Room which was very comfortable and clean. They even had 2 plush bathrobes for our use in the bathroom. Jason made us an awesome breakfast of crunchy French toast which was so delicious. Coffee, tea and cookies are available all... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed the room and the breakfast. The crunchy French Toast is a favorite of mine also! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband and I visited the Lightner Farmhouse for an anniversary trip hoping to have a relaxing & cozy place to call home between sightseeing in Gettysburg. From the moment we entered the farmhouse until we checked out, we were treated with incredible graciousness and superb hosting. We stayed in the Cedar Room and loved the personal touches and amenities,... More 

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

Thanks for the kind words. We enjoyed meeting you and we are glad you plan on returning. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Lightner Farmhouse

Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7016
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: $159 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lightner Farmhouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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