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The Lightner Farmhouse
Ranked #9 of 23 Gettysburg B&B and Inns
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Reviewed June 22, 2011

Dennis & Eileen are wonderful! Very warm & welcoming. Upon our arrival we got a tour of the house & a very interesting history lesson about the home property. Dennis & Eileen were even great with my boys, ages 9 & 13.
We stayed in the Walnut Cottage which had a lovely porch with rockers & offered a bit of privacy.
Breakfast every morning was delicious!
Betty, the house keeper, is also a paranormal investigator, offers private investigations to guests @ The Lightner. Ours was very interesting! Betty is just as kind as Dennis & Eileen & was also very sweet with my boys.
This was our first B&B experience. We didn't know what to expect & were a tad bit nervous, but we felt completely comfortable & welcomed the entire stay!

  • Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 21, 2011

This review is way over due. We stayed here Memorial Day 2010 for my husband's birthday. We also stayed here once before a few years ago. We try to stay here every time we visit the area. It's a very homey place. Eileen & Dennis are interesting and great people! Dennis even helped us get bubble gum off the carpet in our car last visit!

During the previous visit I fell ill, and was so glad to be in such a comfy place. My hubby said do you want to go home, I said No, I'm fine right here! This is one B&B we keep coming back to. This place is great for a family get aways, girls only trips, and for romantic getaways as well. We hope to get back there soon.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 7, 2011

Staying at Lightner is always a pleasure! Eileen & Dennis Hoover have the market cornered on Hospitality! The B & B itself is a "home away from home" and beautifully decorated and maintained! The grounds are beautiful and such a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy. The breakfasts offered are always outstanding! Lightner is also close to everything you would want to see and do in Gettysburg.

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 13, 2011

We stayed at the B & B May 5-8. Loved it! Rooms are very nice and clean. The hosts are great, and breakfast was quite yummy. The house has a lot of history to tell. We will definitely recommed this place to our friends.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 2, 2011

Dennis & Eileen are excellant hosts, they provided us with events going on in the area along with eating establishments. The grounds are so well taken care of. We enjoyed the fish pond.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 25, 2011

I actually stayed at this awesome b and b a few years ago. I went with a friend who is a ghost hunter. it was an absolute awesome long weekend get away. We stayed in the walnut cottage and it was beautiful. we had the great ghost tour with betty and the hotel owners were very friendly. I loved jake the outdoor cat. Unfortunately the friend i went with passed away a few months ago but i am glad i have the memories of this great mini vacation with her.

  • Stayed: May 2010
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Reviewed April 6, 2011

We stayed for two nights at this Historic B&B. The owners were gracious hosts and made us feel at home. For the age of the this home, it was neatly maintained. The location wasn't within the town center of Gettysburg, but if you understand the history of the great battle, you'll understand the significance of the Lightner home. I would highly recommend the Lightner Farmhouse to everyone I know and we have plans of visiting again in the future. I very much enjoyed this charming location!

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  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled as a couple
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Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7016
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #9 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Gettysburg
Price Range: $132 - $164 (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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