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New London, IA
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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Huntington, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We really enjoyed our recent stay at the Lightner Farmhouse. The location was great. Only a few minutes drive from downtown Gettysburg. There were 3 of us and we stayed in the Pine Tree Suite. It was nicely decorated, spacious and very clean. The Innkeepers (Eileen and Dennis) were very welcoming and made sure we felt at home. The breakfast...

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Athens, Ohio
Reviewed 8 September 2012

This is a must stay little gem. David and I had a wonderful stay, and especially enjoyed our paranormal investigation. That rocked!!!!! We would certainly stay here again! Cheers to Eileen, Bob & Betty.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2012

My fiancee and I spent three nights at the Lightner Farmhouse, with another couple, and her mom. We had a great time, the owners were very inviting and welcoming. The rooms were very comfortable, every comfort of home. The breakfast was delicious each morning, and Eileen was a gracious hostess. If you have a chance to stay in Gettysburg, I...

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We stayed in the private cottage for two nights to celebrate our anniversary. Upon our arrival we were greeted very warmly by Eileen and Dennis who gave us a brief history of the house and walked us through the house to our cottage. You can really tell that they love what they do. The cottage was very clean and cozy....

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 August 2012

This was our second trip to Gettysburg. We stayed in town at the Brafferton the year before and wanted to try a place outside of town. It's no inconvenience whatsoever being outside of town, as most of the main attractions (battlefields, visitor's center/museum, etc.) you have to drive to anyway. The Lightner is just a few minutes drive from town...

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latrobe, pa
Reviewed 10 August 2012

My husband and I spent August 3rd and 4th here and loved it. Thank you Eileen and Dennis for welcoming us. Everything about Lightner Farm is welcoming,,,, the parlor, dining room with awesome breakfast and cookies in the afternoon and a most comfortable bed. Gettysburg is a wonderful piece of history and your kindness and guidance was invaluable. We highly...

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Boston, MA area
Reviewed 23 July 2012

This was my first time to Gettysburg and I wanted some place other than a chain hotel. The hosts, Eileen and Dennis, made me feel so at home. I thought I was visiting good friends. My husband and I stayed in the Oak room, which faces the rear, on the second floor. I appreciated that the AC was just right....

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Corning, New York
Reviewed 16 July 2012

This bed and breakfast is quaint and full of history. My husband and I truly enjoyed the night we spent there. The room (Birch) was comfortable and full of old fashioned charm. They also had wonderful nature trails on the property, which made for a relaxing evening stroll. The breakfast in the morning was also excellent and kept us full...

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 June 2012

My husband and I have had many visits to Gettysburg. This was our first time at Lightner bed and breakfast. The room, service and breakfast were exceptional. We really enjoyed hiking on their trails and relaxing on the rockers on their porch. The gardens and grounds are beautiful. Eileen gave us several new ideas that made our stay memorable. We...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Gettysburg
Price Range: ₹ 9,251 - ₹ 11,530 (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”
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“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!”
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