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“A Great Place To Stay In Gettysburg” 5 of 5 bubbles
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James Gettys Hotel
Ranked #3 of 28 Hotels in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Great Place To Stay In Gettysburg”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2013

I would not only stay at James Getty Hotel again, but I would Highly recommend it to friends and family! Excellent location, Immaculate rooms, Helpful and Friendly staff, Wonderful breakfast baskets .. .. Our trip was Incredible, and this Hotel was one of many, many positives!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Jim S
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you so much for your review and for spreading the word about our hotel! We are so glad that you chose us to be a part of your Gettysburg experience and hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

We would definitely stay here again. Great location, wonderful staff and the breakfast baskets of muffins or coffee cake and sweet bread with fresh fruit are not to be missed. It was very clean and lots of room. We loved the location. Perfect place to stay during a visit to Gettysburg.

Room Tip: Our room faced the Main Street but it wasn't that noisy even though there was a lot of traffic b...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jetdudef15
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your kind words! I’m so glad you enjoyed our baked goods – most of our fruits come straight from local farmers' markets. We hope to see you again very soon!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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Lewiston, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I have always wanted to see Gettysburg, so I was very careful to choose the right sort of place to stay in the perfect part of town. James Gettys was it! They offered fabulous service with a smile and clean, comfortable, spacious accommodations! The hotel is very historic, yet has all the modern amenities in the heart of downtown Gettysburg. The central location was perfect to walk to restaurants, shopping, etc.... we had the best time! Can't wait to come back!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Waitzr4
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
I’m so glad you chose our hotel for your first visit to Gettysburg! We enjoy taking care of our guests and our property, and we strive to make it a comfortable “home base” for exploring our town. There is always more to see in Gettysburg, so I hope you will come back and stay with us again soon!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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Mannheim, Germany
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

The hotel is located right on Chambersburg St. and everything in Downtown Gettysburg is jsut a few steps away. The visitors center is only a short drive from the hotel, and parking is free for hotel guests (given that they charge per hour for parking on public roads, that's a huge bonus).
The suite I stayed in was facing the main street but still was quiet and very comfortable. When looking at prices for the hotel keep in mind that they only offer suites.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JoRichter
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your kind review! I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay! We do our best to keep outside noise to a minimum, so thank you very much for commenting on the peacefulness of your stay! The City Hotel Suite is a lovely room and the additional windows in the bedroom always make it seem so light and airy. I hope you will visit us again!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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stow
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We spent a wonderful weekend in Gettysburg with 2 other families. We were traveling with 2 children ages 3 & 10. We had the whole 3rd floor to ourselves since there are 3 rooms up there. Each room had its own kitchenette. One room had a very large living area that we were all able to hang out in the evenings while the kids could go to sleep earlier. While it wasn't the most modern facility, it was clean and homey. We are quite picky as to where we lay our heads, but we were extremely pleased with the Gettys. The owners were lovely & the baked goods each day were wonderful. Not only was it nice to hang out as a large family in the evenings instead of retreating back to each room...we saved money by having a kitchen to make lunches and store our snacks & waters.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank TravellerStow
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
We enjoyed having your families stay with us! Our innkeepers and housekeepers always strive to keep the hotel as clean and welcoming as we would expect our accommodations to be on our own travels. Thank you for spending your family weekend with us! We hope to see you again!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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Pomeroy
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

We went to Gettysburg on a family trip and stayed here. It was a wonderful old hotel within walking distance to restaurants and attractions. The room was delightful for a family of 4. I was expecting a fold out couch and had ordered a rollaway bed too,thankfully. The couch was not a foldout. The kids slept well and it all worked out.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ttotcas
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your review! Many of our suites are large enough to accommodate a family of four comfortably with the addition of a rollaway. The Keystone Hotel Suite is the only room with a sofa-bed. We’ve found that regular sofas are far more comfortable than those that contain beds. I’m so glad you enjoyed our hotel and your visit to Gettysburg. For future stays, please ask about the Zeigler-Holtzworth Livery Suite; it has a twin daybed and trundle to accommodate a family of four. Hope to see you again soon!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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Bellmore, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

We recently stayed at the John Gettys and loved it. The room was large and nicely decorated. We felt at home and enjoyed the wonderful home baked goods we received each day for breakfast. Lovely hotel!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Margaret T
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Trisha1996, Assistant Manager at James Gettys Hotel, responded to this review, September 23, 2013
Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed our hotel and hope you will stay with us again!

Sincerely,
Catriona
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Property: James Gettys Hotel
Address: 27 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 28 Hotels in Gettysburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — James Gettys Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The James Gettys Hotel is an all-suite boutique hotel with the personality of a traditional bed and breakfast. This historic property offers twelve tastefully-appointed modern suites, each with a bedroom, comfortable sitting room, kitchenette and private bath. Whether you stay a day or a week, our commitment to each guest is the same; we offer a relaxing atmosphere and friendly services that will aid you in experiencing all that Gettysburg has to offer. Details like our home baked continental breakfast basket, packets of freshly ground French roast coffee and spa-quality toiletries will help you greet each day with renewed spirits. Come see why so many call the James Gettys Hotel their home away from home! ... more   less 
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