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“Nice For The Price”
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Blue Sky Motel
Ranked #20 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice For The Price”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

We recently stayed here for three nights and were very comfortble in our room. The rooms are very dated and could use new curtains and bedspreads but were very clean and we got clean sheets on the second day so housekeeping was not a problem. The only downside we had was the fridge did not stay cold but we had a cooler with us and ice was availble so it was not an issue. Also dont count on wifi here, even going outside didnt help, however we were busy on the battlefield so for us personally this was not a problem. If your looking for fancy then dont come here but if you just need a place to lay your head then you will do ok here for the money. We will stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Galeton, Pennsylvania, USA
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Used to be a nice place to stay but in recent years it has gone way downhill. Beds are far too saggy, always needed to ask for more toilet paper, etc. Another annoying problem is idiots parking in a numbered spot other than their own forcing you to carry any luggage farther. This place is a mere shadow of what it used to be. I suppose they figure what the heck, another sucker tourist will take your place.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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maryland
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2012

Stayed here for the 7th time. This time during Gettysburg Bike Week in July. As usual staff very friendly, coffee brewed early enough for those of us who are early birds, room clean, new air conditioner in the room we had. Pool crystal clear. Already made reservations for same time next year!! Great people.

Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Mogadore, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2012

I stayed at the Blue Sky Motel 7-13-12 through 7-15-12. Room # 8. There were ants and bugs all over the room. When I came home, I had multiple bed bug bites all over my legs, esp around my ankles. The room was filthy. The person I traveled with also has bites. I am not saying this to get $$$$, just dont want it to happen to anyone else. Rm kept tidy by staff, but lots of bugs...

Room Tip: Staff was pleasant, came in and emptied trash daily. Snack machine overpriced and food was outdated.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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10 Thank Robert J
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BlueSkyMotelGetty, Manager at Blue Sky Motel, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Hello. We apologize that you did not enjoy your stay. We had the room inspected by Home Paramount and they did not find any bugs. However, please give us a call at 717-677-7736 so we can rectify the situation. Thanks.
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had a terrific stay at the Blue Sky Motel - friendly staff, very helpful. Clean and comfortable rooms - we had a double and it was very spacious. Loved the pool!!

Room Tip: Double room is very spacious
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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BlueSkyMotelGetty, Manager at Blue Sky Motel, responded to this review, July 28, 2012
Thanks so much. We look forward to seeing you again next year.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2011

We checked in when another family was checking in they noted dead bed bugs. Upon inspection of our room we also discovered dead bed bugs. The owner lied to us and gave us a hard time about refunding our money.

  • Stayed November 2010
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BlueSkyMotelGetty, Owner at Blue Sky Motel, responded to this review, November 10, 2011
I find this review to be quite disturbing since it's not true. Blue Sky has a longstanding commitment to cleanliness. The motel has been around since 1950 and has cultivated a strong reputation as an affordable place with great customer service, and a clean, cozy atmosphere.

I encourage anyone and everyone to come to Blue Sky and check the beds, furniture, bathrooms, etc. to ensure that it meets your standards. As the owner I'm confident that it will. The staff at Blue Sky takes pride in what we do because for us it's not just a business it's a home.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2011

We have stayed here about 5 times in the past 2 years. We always got room #1 so I cant only speak about that one.

It was never dirty....older.....yes....but never dirty at all. Bathroom always clean.

U do have to go outside to get the wifi but it isnt a big deal.

For the price, we have no complaints. The young man that is always working there must be the owner and he was always kind to us.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
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Property: Blue Sky Motel
Address: 2585 Biglerville Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8095
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 27 Hotels in Gettysburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Sky Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Visiting Gettysburg? Why pay the big prices to the big corporate chains with their CEOs and CFOs? You’ll love our nifty, cozy-comfy rooms and friendly, helpful personal service. We offer pleasant country atmosphere only 6 minutes driving slowly from Lincoln Square. Our swimming pool, picnic and play areas offer fun and relaxation for the entire family. Or, retreat to the sofa in one of our spacious family units and curl up to your favorite book or TV show. Enjoy the best of both worlds while visiting the Gettysburg Battlefield and nearby attractions. We are pet friendly and offer 4 acres of land for you to enjoy with your critters. ... more   less 
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