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Manchester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the night ghost-hunting on Friday the 13th. We are locals (York) and the visit was a birthday gift for my wife. The staff was wonderful and because it was off-season we had the run of the house and our pick of rooms. Basic ghost hunting equipment is available for rent (compass, flashlights, K2 meter) and the caretakers provided some...

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We are happy to provide respite. Please come again soon!

Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The farmhouse made our trip to Gettysburg even better. The accommodations were very clean and comfortable and Eileen and her family were very helpful and friendly-it was a great meal in the morning-we would definitely stay again.

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Germantown
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Husband planned a get away weekend for us. (2 adults and 2 teens) We stayed in the attic suite which featured a separate bedroom for the adults. The adjacent suite for the teens featured a tv, fridge, daybed and trundle bed. Both girls loved this space. Our bedroom was spacious and very comfortable. The home itself is lovely. Fixed up...

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words and for describing the B&b so well. We enjoyed having your family here and look forward to seeing you again.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited Lightner Farmhouse for one night on 13 October 2016. From the moment you turn off the main road, you can feel the history and atmosphere that surrounds this historic farmhouse. We were made very welcome by the hosts Eileen and Dennis and introduced to the history and setting of the establishment. We chose to stay in Walnut Cottage...

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Part of the joy of innkeeping is meeting people from all over the world. It's great to get different perspectives and learn more about other cultures. Thanks for choosing us.

Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Really enjoyed staying here, the owners were pleasant, the grounds were well worth a wander in, the room was lovely and we enjoyed having a porch to sit out on. We laughed at the leopard print gown and enjoyed all of it. we didn't get to see any ghosts, but that was fine too, we did get to meet the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Really liked this B and B. The owners were friendly and very helpful. The rooms were comfy and the breakfast tasty. Only downside was that, being an old house, it was fairly noisy. Others patrons could be heard on the stairs, etc

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed at lightner farmhouses Oct 29th to Nov 1st. Eileen, Dennis and Jason where very accommodating and friendly. The house was very clean and breakfast was outstanding. They were very informative about the history of Gettysburg and the paranormal. I highly recommend staying if you plan to visit Gettysburg! Thank you Eileen ,Dennis and Jason for a great vacation!!...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and 2 grand-daughters had a 1 night stay here recently during a quick trip through Gettysburg, but I wish we had more time to enjoy this B&B. It's a beautifully historic civil war era house which the current owners have presented well with modern conveniences. The Owners are not only gracious hosts, but enjoy sharing the historical background...

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Missouri City, TX
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our second visit to Gettysburg and The Lightner Farmhouse and our very first opportunity to see the area during the cool autumn weather of October. On our last visit, in the summer of 2014, we stayed in the Birch Room and this time we chose the Oak Room rumored to be haunted by Isaac Lightner. The room was...

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Clark, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed two nights in the walnut cottage for a wedding in Gettysburg. Did not want to stay in a chain hotel in town, this was a perfect choice for not that much more money .Friendly owners, nice clean room. Sat out on the porch enjoying a cold beverage enjoying a crisp fall night. The only thing that could make this...

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gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks Scott. Come back next year and the fire pit will be open. We are already working on it.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Lightner Farmhouse

Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325-7016
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: $195 - $251 (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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“All rooms are nice, looking out over the property and nice sized, little closet space. It's a B&B with 1860's charm!”
 of 5 bubbles mdFamilyof3, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Walnut Cottage provides privacy and ample room to be comfortable”
  • Walnut Cottage sitting area
  • Walnut Cottage bedroom
 of 5 bubbles JimTrap, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the cedar room had its own entrance and lovely porch to sit on.”
 of 5 bubbles bethwebb212, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Oak room faces the garden and the Birch room faces the front and side yard.”
  • The Oak Room on the second floor
 of 5 bubbles w_mhappytexans, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer space and privacy go for the Walnut Cottage!”
 of 5 bubbles 210chicago, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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