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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone we encountered was very nice and helpful. We had dinner in The Sweeney Tavern and our waitress Heidi was great. That evening we did the Mourning Theater tour with Morgan and she was very nice and you can tell she has such a passion for history and storytelling. We stayed in the Custer Room which we found to be...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the Farnsworth House. I am glad that you got to experience so much of what we offer. Most people don't know everything that we have here at the Farnsworth House. I hope that the next time you are...

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The grounds of this beautiful place are spectacular. Sadly the service was inferior and the place smelled like cigars and looked a bit dirty. The servers and other employees disappeared when needed. And we saw and heard them chatting with each other with some racy language. The food was okay but nothing to write home about. Maybe next time we...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I will be sure to go over all of your comments with our management so that the issues can be rectified. I hope that the next time you are in town, you stop by and see us again. We would love to show you just how special this place really...

Hong Kong
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Had a late lunch here at Sweeney Tavern before starting a tour of the Gettysburg battlefield. Ordered a slippery chicken pot pie and a local cider, and everything came out as expected. The inn has a reputation for being haunted, hence its iconic status in town. But I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here. Having said that,...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate hearing our customers feedback. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere here at the Farnsworth House. I hope that the next time you are in town, you stop by and dine with us again!

Seneca
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We made reservations in April for our August dinner. The menu is short on selections. There are two kinds of pot pie, regular or game. One each, seafood, steak, pork chop, ham, vegetarian. The food was cooked to order. It was hot when it arrived. It was tasty. The atmosphere was nice.

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate hearing our customers feedback. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal. I hope that the next time you are in town, you stop by and see us again.

San Jose, CA
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Spent the night at Farnsworth House Inn. Our party rented three rooms: Sarah Black, The Sweeney Room and Jennie Wade. The first two rooms were in the original building, while Jennie Wade is in the courtyard. All three rooms were charming and clean. We enjoyed tours of the attic and cellar, both tours were informative and engaging. We didn't experience...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate hearing feedback from all of our customers. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your entire experience here at the Farnsworth House. It truly is a special place. I will be sure to let our storytellers know that you enjoyed both of your tours! They will...

Dallas, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the Farnsworth House yesterday as a driver on a charter to the Gettysburg Battlefield. Our first stop was at the Farnsworth House for a description of the day of a soldier during the Civil War. The gentleman giving the lecture was Buddy and was very knowledgeable in this field and took the the time to answer all my...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed the "In Their Shoes" Tour as well as your lunch. I hope that the next time you are in town, whether it be for business or pleasure, that you stop by and visit with us again! Than you again for your kind words.

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My 12 year old son and I took an impromptu trip to Gettysburg for ghost hunts and while we only stayed for one night, we chose this place because it offered some tours and the grounds looked really cool. Wasn't disappointed in any way. The bed was a little hard but the room was really decked out to meet the...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love to hear the feedback of all of our customers. It is wonderful to hear that you not only enjoyed your room, but your breakfast as well. Gettysburg truly is a special place, and we are honored that you chose to stay with us. I hope that the next time you come to town,...

eastern pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stopped in to the tavern at the Farnsworth House on our recent trip to Gettysburg, basically to see if anything had changed for the better. It was 5pm on a Tuesday afternoon and on entering the bar we immediately detected the scent of a lit cigar. Upon inquiring with the bartender, we found out it was the owner's cigar...

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Sarah D, Director of Sales at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I want to sincerely apologize that you didn't enjoy your experience here at the Farnsworth House. I will do everything in my power to make sure that your complaints are heard and that the issues are resolved. I hope that the next time you are in town, you reconsider, and give us another try.

Millsboro, Delaware
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My husband and I stayed for three days at the Farnsworth House and will definitely be back! We were in town for Gettysburg Bike Week and could not have picked a better place to say. We stayed two nights in the Eisenhower room(main house) and one night in the Jennie Wade room(garden area). The gardens are beautiful with one wall...

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Sarah D, Manager at Farnsworth House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Bike week is a very special event here in Gettysburg, so I'm glad that you had a great time! I hope that next time you are in Gettysburg, you choose to stay or dine with us again. We would love to have...

Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed in The Eisenhower Room and were very satisfied with the time era deco and the all around spooky ambiance the hotel had to offer.Heidi the wait staff in the tavern and Kayla our breakfast server were fantastic!There was one thing that spooked us out on our stay.Dirty Pillows!There were saliva stains on the inner pillowcase that had a...

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Very sorry you experienced that and I will bring your review to the Head of Housekeeping.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Farnsworth House Inn

Address: 401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: ₹ 6,953 - ₹ 11,766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Farnsworth House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Research the rooms for yourself, we went with the most spooky of the selections.”
 of 5 bubbles F216LLericm, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in the main house - rooms are very small”
 of 5 bubbles cfields286, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“don't read the journal until morning.....”
 of 5 bubbles MEBucketlists, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the Eisenhower room.”
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  • Above the bed in the Eisenhower Room
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  • Above bed in the Eisenhower Room.
 of 5 bubbles sherryappraisal, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room inside the original inn. It's historic and you may be entertained!”
 of 5 bubbles SCValleyGirl, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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