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Manassas, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

This was our first time at a B & B and the Hoover's made our stay very warm and welcoming for the three nights that we were there. . They gave a wonderful tour and history of the historic site as well as other area recommendations in seeing Gettysburg. They also helped us with dinner reservations at another difficult place... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 December 2012

I had my first visit with The Lightner bed & breakfast. The owners Eileen & Dennisare wonderful hosts & made my visit an absolute delight. I stayed in the Walnut Cottage that was right off of the sunroom & provided a quiet evening. I highly recommend this inn!

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Pikesville
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2012

The owners, Eileen and Dennis really make you feel at home. This is a quiet little B&B just 10 minutes from the center of the town in Gettysburg. What a great retreat. If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable "home away from home", this is the place to stay. 26 acres of beautiful land with a lot of history.... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2012

I stayed here for two nights and it was a wonderful place. It is a great location and the innkeepers are so kind, so helpful, and so inviting. They have much to share about both historical and current Gettysburg. It's not far from the city and the property is beautiful. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a nice... More 

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Cholsey
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

What can one say, all the good things and positives are correct. If you are coming to Gettysburg as part of a Civil War tour stay here, if you are just passing through, still stay here. How many people can say they went to Gettysburg and stayed in a (former) Union Army hospital. Super knowledgable hosts, and not just on... More 

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It is always fun for us to help guests find unique and memorable places to visit in our area or as they head out. More 

Sebring, Florida
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108 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

We chose this B&B for two reasons. It's close to the Gettysburg Battlefield and visitors center and the house depicted on the website looks just like one of ours. We could have spent a week here, just reading all of the historical material related to the area and specifically to the house. Built in 1862, it served as a makeshift... More 

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

Our family stayed at this B and B in June 2012. It was a stop-over on our way to Va Beach. The owners upgraded our room for no additional charge. The suite was spacious and comfortable for our family of 4. They allowed my 11 year old son to metal detect for civil war era artifacts on their spacious property.... More 

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Emlenton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

This is one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed in! Eileen and Dennis are great hosts. We asked them places to go and things to experience in Gettysburg and the area and their knowledge and recommendations were spot on. Miss Betty's "Ghost Tour" was awesome and "yes" there are visitors at the B&B if you are looking for... More 

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Northport, New York
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

if you like history this is the place-a union hospital after the battle of gettsyburg this place has real charm-owners are wonderful and will spend a lot of time with you to let you know what to do and where to go-they are great at that-the grounds look great-we stayed in a room in an attached extension that encompassed an... More 

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New London, IA
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

We were two couples doning the Civil War thing and this was the perfect place. Eileen and Dennis are great host and were very helpful about where to go and what to see. We also tryed their resturant, J's at the village, very good and a great wine list.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Lightner Farmhouse

Address: 2350 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: $200 - $235 (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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“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
“We stayed in the Walnut Cottage adjacent to the main house and very roomy and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles U3986GImanuelm, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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