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The Lightner Farmhouse

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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Only stayed here for one night, wished we'd had longer. Excellent place to stay, very authentic. The hosts, Eileen and Denis were lovely, and Eileen is very knowledgeable about the history of the Lightner farmhouse, it felt like the real America. it was made even...More

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our overnight stay in The Chestnut Room at The Lightner Farmhouse in Gettysburg. The trip exceeded our expectations from the warm greeting to the feeling of safety and tranquility throughout our stray. The clean and cozy room made for...More

Thank April L
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks April. It was great meeting you. We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location, colorful grounds, historic building, fabulous innkeeps; fantastic breakfast, and a delightful pug dog! Definetly the best B&B we ever stayed in - strongly recommend; you’ll be glad you should Ayer there...

Thank Sensei-01913
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you could "feel" the history of the house and the property. We are very blessed to be caretakers for it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second stay was as wonderful as our first four years ago. Away from the hustle and bustle of Gettysburg, this B and B is so convenient yet has the quiet and calm of the country. Dennis and Eileen are perfect hosts. Rooms are comfortable...More

Thank Amy C
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 4 weeks ago

And please don't stay away another 13 years! It was delightful reconnecting with you.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband and 19 year old son stayed in the Walnut Cottage, which is ideal for families. Eileen and Dennis gave us a very warm welcome. My husband and I very much enjoyed the provided written historical information about the Battle of Gettysburg and Civil...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$153 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Wolfiewife
31 December 2016|
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Response from gettysburggal35 | Property representative |
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palosverdesgirl
29 January 2016|
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Response from debjed | Reviewed this property |
The Inn is a straight shot, maybe 10-12 miles from everything! Very Convenient!!!
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WiryGal
27 October 2015|
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Response from gettysburggal35 | Property representative |
Yes, we have the Cedar Room on the first floor. It is accessible either from the side porch with a few steps onto the porch or it can be accessed from the patio going into the sunroom and through the kitchen to get to the... More
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"All rooms seemed quite accessible and the second floor was extremely quiet and peaceful!"
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"The Walnut Cottage offered a separate entrance, private porch and two level accomodation."
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"We were in the Cedar Room and it has an outside entrance which was convenient."
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"All rooms are beautiful with private baths, one option is an attached cottage."
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