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“Not bad for the money” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Red Carpet Inn Gettysburg
Ranked #25 of 28 Hotels in Gettysburg
Cudahy, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not bad for the money”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

We drove all night and were extremely tired. I found this place and thought we will check it out. We went there and was shown a room that looked like a basement with a smell like a basement. My husband said can you show us something better and he took us to the top floor rooms. Not at all smelly. The only reason why he showed us the basement room is because it had queen beds and a bigger room. We thought for the price we could do do 2 rooms and have a nicer room. He allowed us to check in really early which was great for us. We thought we would stay 2 night and paid. After all of us getting a second wind we saw everything we wanted to see and asked for our money back for the 2nd night. It was not problem at all. It was clean and small but we just needed a place to sleep. The pool was nice too. refreshing dip after a long day of sight seeing.

Room Tip: Don't stay in the basement part of the motel stay in the reg rooms.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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Knox, Indiana
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55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

We needed a last minute room to attend a funeral. The rooms are super small requiring us to walk sideways to get around the bed. Our room was clean, but we could see thru the towels. When we asked for pool towels, we were given hand towels and a bath mat. The staff was friendly, I think. Very little English was spoken so I'm not sure what was said most of the time. The pool, however, was delightful. It helped to have a couple chairs outside the rooms so we had somewhere to sit.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you need a place close to the Military Park, this place fits the bill. It has a small pool, but we did not have time to use it.

Sort of pricy given the accommodations, but we booked late, so maybe that's why.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Milford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

In need of a room for my family on a Friday night led me to the only available rooms in town. I booked online and when I arrived the operator wanted to charge my card again, it seems he was not aware how online booking worked. The motel is very dated and in dire need of major attention. It seems most reviews lacked in depth honesty on this operation, dated yes, dirty carpets, rooms in neglect, the downstairs room was a basement, complete with cinder block walls. A strong smell of mildew filled both rooms access to the wash sink was made by climbing over your bed to get there. The AC in each room seemed to do nothing but spread the mildew smell, filters dirty, control knobs you didn't want to touch. I will never use this location again.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Picture Rocks, Pa
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

As usual, we returned to Perfect Rest/Red Carpet when we re-visited Gettysburg. The room had been re-done with new carpet, and the owner recognized us from all our previous visits. This is by no means a "luxury" hotel, but it is "our" place when we're in Gettysburg! Nothing fancy, nothing fantastic, but the sunrise from the balcony one morning was SPECTACULAR . . .something you'd not see if you'd stayed in town. This place is quiet, it's safe, and it's HOME for us!!! Thanks, Dell!!!

Room Tip: There are family rooms as well as smoking and non-smoking.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank RoundTopper
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

On the good side, the rooms were dated, but clean. The pool was broken and had been since last winter, a fact that the managment knew and decided to do nothing about. The continental breakfast was non existent (coffee was available - but only between 7 to 9 - this sign appeared one day above the coffee maker) but there really was NO continental breakfast - sorry corn muffins and packaged danish, when available, didnt cut it. Towels were sometimes in short supply. Bottom line, if you can find another motel to stay at - do so. The management here lied to us about the pool and about some other items. They also gouged on the rate of the rooms, prices seemed to vary between guests. Would not return to this motel under any circumstance.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Karen D
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Hamilton, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

the pool was closed, found out (from other motels in town) that the problem occurred last winter....had plenty of time in the spring to repair it (in my opinion)....
manager decided to use two garden hoses to fill the pool, said it would be ready by Sunday (we arrived Friday)or Monday...he kept turning the hoses off....water was green by Wednesday...
coffee....on Tuesday there was a sign saying 'coffee between 7am-10am'
.........Note to anyone booked in for Bike Week......
Other than that the rooms were clean and comfortable and the location is good, just far enough out of town that is out of the hustle and bustle ....

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 709ellie1
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Property: Red Carpet Inn Gettysburg
Address: 2450 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8752
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 28 Hotels in Gettysburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn Gettysburg 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on Business Rt. 15 South. Near National Park, All Star Complex and Conference Center. Near Ski Liberty. Free WiFi, Free Local Calls, Free Coffee. Battlefield and Washington DC tours arranged. 32" Flat Screen Cable TV, Refrigerator and Microwave, Hair Dryer in every room. ... more   less 
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