Step back in time. The Fairfield Inn is one of America's five oldest, continuously operated Inns. Individually decorated bedrooms, spacious private bathrooms (two with claw-foot tubs and a shower), and elegant suites and rooms (all with air conditioning and free wi-fi) invite you to relax. Proud to be celebrating history, and serving fine food to travelers and guests for 257 year! The Inn is located a short 8 miles West of Gettysburg and its many attractions Our restaurant guests describe our food as some of the best that they have ever eaten.
Named for William "Grumble" Jones, who commanded the Confederate cavalry in the Battle of Fairfield, July 3, 1863. Second Floor room, queen size four-poster bed, bathroom with whirlpool soaking tub/shower combination.
Sleep in the same room that General J.E.B. Stuart occupied in1862 during a raid of the Valley. Large Bedroom, Queen Bed, Sleeper double size Sofa, large bathroom with whirlpool soaking tub/shower combination.
Named after Statesman, Patrick Henry, famous for the quote "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death". He was the nephew of Isabella Henry Miller, the owner of the Inn in the 1700's. Second Floor Bedroom, queen size bed, large bathroom with claw-foot tub and seperate shower.
Third Floor, fully carpeted, beautiful mahogany Lincoln Suite antique double bed and dresser, charming bath with whirlpool soaking tub/shower combination.
The 1757 Suite offers a charming parlor with sitting area, mini-refrigerator, a spacious separate bedroom with a queen bed and window seats, and a lovely, private bath with a whirlpool tub and shower combination.
The Three Colonels Suite offers a charming parlor with day bed, sitting area, mini-refrigerator, microwave, a sunny separate bedroom with a queen bed and a lovely private bath with a claw-foot tub & separate shower and access to a private balcony .
4.6 on July 19, 2014
My wife and I stayed in the Grumble Jones room for one night (the girls were away with grammy). It was a really great experience. The rooms are a nice mix of antiquated and modern. You still get the old time feel but have things such as electricity and running water. It's a win/win. The room was very clean and I actually looked for dust and couldn't find any. The best part was the basket of free cookies in the hallway. A nice clean room is great, but free cookies in the hallway is better. There is a camera near the cookies so I only took two packs. The historic tour of the building is also a must. It's amazing how old the place is and is really cool to think of how many people have stayed and dined at this place. A true relic. There are two things I really enjoyed about this place even more than the room: the employees, and the food. The owner is down to earth and has a sort of dry sarcastic sense of humor that I really enjoy. He mixes that friendliness well with professionalism and makes you feel as if you're at a posh five star resort owned by your family. We felt very welcomed. The rest of the staff was down to earth and professional all rolled into one. They aren't stuck up or snooty and really make you feel like they know you. So, the most important part is the food. There is no need to stay at the inn to eat dinner there and this place should be on everyone's bucket list of places to eat. You won't be disappointed. The ham and bean soup is great. I could eat a bucket of the home made biscuits. Really great food all around and a cool atmosphere. If you need another reason to eat there let me just say, freshly baked warm peach pie. That should be enough. All in all, I will absolutely be returning to eat there and hopefully stay another night sans the kids.
5 on June 12, 2014
We had a great time at the Inn, Gettysburg and near by Adams County Winery. We could not have planned a better weekend away. The food at the Inn was very good and well worth the money. Staff was very helpful, accommodating and made us feel welcome. Thank you again and we are planning to stay here the next time we come to the area.
4.4 on June 06, 2014
Loved the authenticity of the house and the rooms. Very historical. It was updated with some modern amenities but did not lose the feel of a 250 year old mansion. The hospitality and food were fantastic. Great time...
Thank you for your kind comments. We try very hard to make your stay a pleasant experience.
5 on February 25, 2014
We stayed at the Fairfield Inn over the Valentine's Day weekend. It was like stepping back in time and absolutely beautiful and well taken care of. We were great very warmly from the moment we walked in. John was very nice and helpful in getting us checked in and even provided us with a bottle of champagne since it was Valentine's Day. We stayed in the 1757 suite which is in the old part of the house I can only say it was everything I thought it would be....so historic and well kept. The dinner in the restaurant was absolutely delicious and so was the breakfast in the tavern in the morning. John was extremely nice to lend us his touring CD for the Gettysburg Battlefields as well. Aside from the historic charm, I was very impressed by the cleanliness of the inn as well. I would HIGHLY recommend anyone to stay at the Fairfield Inn for any occasion or if you are just interested in sharing a part of history. Absolutely looking forward to staying there again!
Thank you for your very kind words. It sounds like you two enjoyed yourselves, and I hope to see you here again soon.
5 on February 21, 2014
Inn Keeper was fabulous and very helpful. Stay was great and very cute.
Thank you for your very kind words. I hope you will stay with us again soon. John
4.8 on January 21, 2014
Our story began at The Fairfield Inn on May 8, 2013. That is where my husband proposed to me. The experience at dinner that night was so incredible we decided to have our wedding ceremony there. We communicated with John about a month before our wedding date. He asked questions and made several suggestions for us to consider regarding the ceremony and dinner. He emailed the dinner options so that we could get a rough estimate of how much and what kind of food our guests wanted so they wouldn’t have to wait long to be served. We met with John the week before our wedding to make the final preparations. The Fairfield Inn was decorated for Christmas, and with the snow outside, it looked like a winter wonderland! John asked if there was anything we wanted to change or add any of our own decorating ideas. John emailed us the day before the wedding to see if we wanted to have the fireplace lit for the ceremony and if we wanted to upgrade to a suite for no extra charge. The day of the ceremony we arrived at 1:30 (the ceremony was at 5:00). All the chairs were set up for the ceremony. John and the staff wanted to know if everything was to our liking. After the ceremony, chairs were put back and the tables were arranged for dinner. During this thirty-minute time period, guests were invited to the parlor where hot chocolate was available. Guests were also able to take a walking tour of the Inn. The food was excellent and portions were sufficient. During the meal, John gave a brief history of The Fairfield Inn. We spent the night in the Patrick Henry room. The room was beautiful and clean. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. The combination of The Fairfield Inn and its history, the snow, and Christmas made our wedding magical!! We have received only positive comments from our family and friends about our ceremony. Thank you to John and his staff for making our wedding experience a truly positive one.
This was a lovely couple with a very nice ceremony. I wish them well in their future life together. John
3.6 on December 14, 2013
The inn keeper and employee are great people and very personable. General Grumble Jones room had a lot of character to it. The diners were very nice.
5 on December 10, 2013
Lovely inn and we will be back and ghosts made several contacts with me but I didnt mind them I'm used to it I was born a psychic medium and I am civil war reenactor so I expect it
4.0 on December 09, 2013
We enjoyed our stay here and it was perfect for anyone devoted to American history and pretty scenery. Its an easy, scenic drive from Gettysburg and the owners are kind and helpful. No its not super fancy but the sense of place and the opportunity to find yourself in a different time makes for the perfect vet-away.
5 on December 02, 2013
My wife and I stayed in the J.E.B. Stuart guest room which was very nice. Terry the head chef cooked a delicious Thanksgiving meal and John the owner is a heck of a nice guy. We will be staying there again in the near future.
Just 8 miles from Gettysburg and the Battlefield, conveniently located near major attractions., Countryside, Small town, Village
Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 35 miles
FROM HARRISBURG: US Route 15S to Gettysburg. Take the exit for PA Route 116W and follow 116W through Gettysburg and continue 8 miles West to Fairfield. The Inn is on the right in the center of town. Also BWI - Baltimore Washington International Airport only 60 miles southeast of Gettysburg - easy access in and out.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Gettysburg National Military Park, Liberty Mountain Resort, Ski Liberty, Adams County Winery, Blue Grass Festival (semi-annual), Historical Pathway, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn
Board games, Conference Rooms, Desk, Fireplace, Library, Parking, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Free Wi-Fi. Whirlpool tub in three rooms.
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield, Golf at Carroll Valley Resort, Golf at Mountain View Golf Club, Skiing at Libert Mountain Resort, Visit the famous Adams County Winery, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals
John G. Kramb
Rotarian, motorcyclist, stamp collector.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
To compliment the Inn's fine accommodations, there is the Mansion House Restaurant and Squire Miller's Tavern serving a wide selection of classically prepared and artistically presented dishes. The hotel's two chefs and their team offer an imaginative menu of grilled and roasted game, pastas, seafood and mouth-watering steaks. The restaurant opens onto a delightful front porch perfect for spring through autumn dining; open log fires blaze in the hearths during the winter months. There is an inviting parlour for a quite nightcap and a banquet salon for business meetings and exclusive receptions, luncheons and dinners.