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The Lightner Farmhouse

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Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I wish that we could have stayed more than one night at this beautiful farmhouse bed & breakfast. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and her husband, who gave us a brief history of the house and it's role in the battle of Gettysburg....More

Thank elizanAustin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

B&B located near the battlefield. Documented history of use by Union forces as a hospital during and after the battle. Beautifully kept up, lovely antiques, cozy, fresh farm eggs are one choice for breakfast, and acres of surrounding fields and woods to explore.

Thank John4395
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 6 days ago

Cozy and historic are two of our goals along with caring about our guests. So glad you enjoyed your stay and the farm fresh breakfast we cooked. Thanks for the kind words!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hospitality & lovely comfortable accommodation in a very historic building. Everything that you need in bedroom & ensuite is supplied and extra guest lounge downstairs for relaxing. Very good facilities & great food! Would definitely return.

Thank KTHerb
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate your feedback and we are glad you had a good time. Best wishes to you as you travel through the US.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lightner Farmhouse (built in 1862) served as a Union Army Hospital during the battle. The Hoover Family provides excellent accommodations and great service. The location is quiet, beautifully maintained and not more than 2 miles from the Park. On our weekend, Eileen Hoover arranged...More

Thank Andrew M
Response from gettysburggal35, Owner at The Lightner FarmhouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Andy. It was great talking with you on Sunday morning and showing you around the B&B. I hope you can come again for one of our special history weekends or for some R&R anytime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a charming and historic place to stay while visiting the Battlefields around Gettysburg, look no further then the Lightner Farmhouse. I have been going up to Gettysburg with my husband and children for many years. This place was probably my favorite. We...More

Thank katiesennett
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$153 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$153 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Wolfiewife
31 December 2016|
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Response from gettysburggal35 | Property representative |
Sorry, we do not.
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palosverdesgirl
28 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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"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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"Loved the cedar room!"
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"The third floor, the Pine Suite, is perfect for friends traveling who don't want to share a bed."
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