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St. Catharines
Reviewed August 5, 2008

Two other friends & myself had the pleasure of staying here... Normally I have a very hard time falling asleep while traveling but I had NO ISSUES falling asleep here! We were in room 20.. Two very comfortable queen size beds that were clean, no holes anywhere, air conditioner, clean towels... OK, so the shower doesn't glisten like diamonds but...

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Boaz, Al
Reviewed July 28, 2008

We came to Gettysburg to see alot of the history behind our country and were very interested in seeing where the Civil War took place. The Colton was picked over the other motels in the area, mainly due to price and the good reviews we had read. Upon arrival at the Colton, we were completely surprised at the condition of...

2Thank Aroney1
Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed July 27, 2008

My fiancee and I stayed at the Colton Motel from July 14th-16th, 2008. I have to say that I was a bit leery, given some of the recent reviews here on TripAdvisor. However, I must say that I was more than pleased with everything during our visit. For starters, the rooms are quite clean. For an older motel, I expected...

1Thank ThisEndUp
Lititz, PA
Reviewed July 23, 2008

We stayed at the Colton Motel from July 21st - 23rd, 2008. The motel was really a nice relaxing place to come back from a long day in historical Gettysburg. The room we stayed in was bigger than we imagined. Although it seemed the pool had to much chlorine, we enjoyed ourselves both nights there. The motel is very close...

1Thank VacationChick24
Bath, PA
Reviewed July 9, 2008

My family enjoyed staying at the Colton Motel. It's very clean and the people running it are friendly. It doesn't hurt that it's within walking distance of most attractions. If we go back to Gettysburg we will definitely stay there again.

1Thank Loverlips
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed May 29, 2008

I decided to stay here based on the favorable reviews I'd seen. I have to say I was disappointed. It's a very "basic" motel, and although overall the room was reasonably clean, the bedcover looked like it hadn't been washed in a while. The bathroom window was broken. Amenities were minimal -- there weren't even any cups in the room!...

4Thank CS_mass
Reviewed May 27, 2008

I stayed at this motel in 1999 while on a sight-seeing trip to Gettysburg. It was "bare bones" but clean and very affordable. Since I am a civil war buff, I decided to pay another visit to Gettysburg and thought I'd stay at the Colton again. This time, they had attempted to "renovate" the room I was given. It was...

3Thank sadiesue44
Seminole PA
Reviewed May 26, 2008

Decided spur of the moment to visit Gettysburg for Memorial Day weekend called thursday night and got a room for sat and sunday..this is our third time at the Colton and each time it just gets better,,,staff is awesome and Fred's ghost tours are the best 2 nd time around for that ,,,room 37 is HUGE if you don't mind...

1Thank gussmimi
Walla Walla, WA
Reviewed May 14, 2008

We selected this hotel after consulting with Trip Advisor. I have checked with Trip Advisor prior to booking every hotel we have stayed in the past month. Generally, the reviews are right on, but this one was misleading. Even though the price was good, the room was not well maintained and felt dirty (the bathroom sink wouldn't drain and the...

2Thank Fell0w_Traveler
HummerGuy, Manager at Colton Motel, responded to this review

To the guests and potential guests of the Colton Motel in historic Gettysburg, Pa., This is an official statement with a modest explanation of current events and an apology from the staff and management of the fore mentioned property. As the manager of the Colton Motel for the past six years I have enjoyed a privilege and respect of personalization...

Reviewed May 12, 2008

I had searched the web for a hotel during a business trip to Gettysburg and stumbled upon the Colton Motel. It is in a great location, very centrally located to lots of shops and sites. The people who run the motel are extremely nice and accomodating. I would definitely reccommend this establishment for your next stay.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Colton Motel

Address: 232 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: $54 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colton Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Read review. If you decide to stay, good luck”
vjlj, 1 week ago | Read review
“the rooms in the back I guess would be quieter”
honeyl33, Jul 12, 2016 | Read review
“Don't even think about getting a room there.”
  • Just cleaned! Wow.
  • If you don't care how your overall appearance is.
  • After changing sheets.
  • Fancy TV.
  • The View.
  • Dirty bathroom.
  • Dated room.
  • Room 23.
themauks, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“central location, clean but very outdated”
WilliamL925, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room in another hotel.”
GregC787, May 15, 2016 | Read review
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