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Stay in Gettysburg's destination inn! You won't want to miss the farmhouse that was Union Cavalry General Wesley Merritt's headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg. You will love the morning history programs offered every day at 8 AM before your delicious hot farm breakfast. Our cook prepares delicious entrees served with farm potatoes, breakfast meat, baked goods, and fruit. We have 24 hour coffee available. Bring your sweetheart, your family, and your dog. Everyone will enjoy our beautiful gardens, lawns, and nature preserve. Relax on the wrap-around deck overlooking the pond. Enjoy the Solarium. Sit under the apple trees on the front lawn. Walk the trails in the nature preserve. Book a Jacuzzi or soaking tub for two. Call us to discuss what room will be perfect for your trip. You might like the stone shower in Houghtelin's Hideaway or the double soaking tub in Anna's Garden. If you are bringing a family, consider the two bedroom suites Reilly's and Merritt Suite. Our Swan Cottage has a complete kitchen if you like to cook your own meals. 1st Texas Infantry has two beds in the room. We also have attractive standard rooms with queen beds and tub/shower combinations. We have pictures of our rooms on our website that might help you choose your accommodations.
5 on June 03, 2016
This was our first time ever staying at a b&b and it was fantastic! It was so nice to stay somewhere personable and that had a lot of history behind it. It was a perfect weekend to be in Gettysburg (Memorial Day weekend). With having a food allergy it was really nice to have food that I could eat and not worry about what I could and couldn't eat. We stayed in Houghtelin's Hideaway and it was amazing, the bed was so comfortable, bathroom was unreal and we had patio access from our room. The staff did what they needed to meet your needs. The grounds are beautiful and there are really friendly farm cats. I would recommend this b&b to anyone and everyone!
4.6 on May 21, 2016
The cluster of surrounding history rests in peace and comfort here. We shall gladly return.
4.4 on April 29, 2016
My wife and I came up for a relaxing weekend. We showed up later on a Friday, but the staff actually stays onsite until 9, making check-in a non-issue. The house has an old section and a new addition. Some rooms in the older part have a fabulous exposed stone wall. There was a TV in the room, but it definitely detracts from the charm of the room ( can't be helped ). If the inn had been fully booked, we'd only have 2 neighbors, the different kinds of rooms were intriguing. I think we have our eye on the Tack Room for our next visit. Breakfast was nice, but I was a little upset with the lack of options. Plates were nicely prepared on an individual basis, and items were not cold, but I think a few family-style options would have been nice. 24 hour coffee and tea station was also great! The inn is tucked away down a small access road, it was very nice to not be in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Gettysburg. 10-15 minute drive into town, made it still feel like a relaxing oasis. We'll definitely come back.
3.8 on March 11, 2016
The room was fantastic, the hospitality could have been a little more personal. Other than that, it was a great stay.
5 on February 04, 2016
My husband and I have stayed at many B&B throughout Gettysburg and this by far is our favorite. We loved the historian that came to speak was wonderful. We also loved visiting with the horses and all of the cats. The beds were very comfortable and breakfast delicious!
I am glad that you consider Battlefield B&B your home away from home. I hope to see you and your husband on your next trip to Gettysburg!
4.6 on February 03, 2016
We had a wonderful time, rooms were exceptional and clean. The staff was very friendly.If there was anything I would change, it would be more of a variety of breakfast .
Thank you for your kind response! I will submit your breakfast suggestion to our cooks. We are always looking for new ways to improve our customer's experience here. I hope to see you again, perhaps for your next Anniversary getaway.
5 on January 14, 2016
My husband and I decided to get away for one night and booked a room at the Battlefield Inn B & B. I'm so glad we chose that one! The proprietor and staff were friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable about the activities and history of the area. Our room, Graham's Artillery, was warm, cozy and comfortable. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud yet not too soft. Our room was the original parlor of a 1809 farmhouse and included a working gas fireplace. Before eating a hearty and delicious breakfast, we were able to sit in on a talk from a local historian about the lives of civil war soldiers as an added bonus. We can't say enough positive things about our stay here but just know that we are already planning another visit (this time with friends) this coming spring. We definitely recommend the Battlefield Inn; it was all we could ask for in a B & B!! Pat and Glenn
Thank you for writing such a detailed and thoughtful review about your stay in Graham's Artillery. I look forward to seeing you and your friends in the spring!
4.8 on January 13, 2016
Can't wait to go again
And we cannot wait to see you again! Warmest regards.
5 on January 11, 2016
We picked this place because they allow dogs and because it sounded great on the website but it turned out to be even better. The owners were very friendly, and accommodating for all the guests by cooking Christmas Day dinner which was above and beyond what anyone could expect. They also offered a music event and dinner the next evening which was really fun. We loved our brief visit and hope to go back soon.
Christmas is a particularly special time of the year to be visiting us here at Battlefield Bed and Breakfast. I do hope that you consider coming again before next winter, for instance we do specialty breakfasts on Easter which many of our guests love to come for. Warm regards.
5 on January 10, 2016
My husband, son, and I recently stayed in the cottage at the Battlefield B&B. It was our second visit, the first being four years ago when we stayed in the Texas 1st Infantry Room. We really like the place. The proprietors are sincerely friendly and accommodating, plus there are always interesting and friendly guests, folks from other parts of the country with an interest in the civil war so there are always lively discussions. This year we spent Christmas eve and Christmas at the Battlefield B&B. Because the proprietors have such a natural way with people it felt like coming home. Florence played Christmas songs on an old organ and had a spread that included an array of treats sweet and savory, and fresh hot wassail. Local friends stopped by for a chat by the fire and truly all felt well in the universe (no small feat!). Everything was clean and comfortable. Food allergies were easily accommodated. Overall, a very pleasant and relaxing experience. I definitely plan on returning.
I am glad that you stayed with us over the holidays, Christmas is always a particularly special occasion here at Battlefield Bed and Breakfast. As a repeat guest I am very pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful second visit with us. I look forward to seeing you on your return visit!
This two room suite is perfect for a family or group. The master bedroom has a queen bed. The second bedroom has two twin beds. The bathroom is accessible though the master bedroom. A large picture window looks toward the pond. The beautiful stone of the 1809 building makes up the wall behind the master bed. This room can hold up to two rollaways. Dog Friendly.
This second floor room has a queen bed and a full size futon sofa bed with an excellent mattress. A cathedral beamed ceiling, exposed stone wall and historic feel characterize this room. The room is decorated to commemorate the 2nd US Dragoons. If you feel at home both on horseback and on foot, this is the room for you! Dimensions 13x13 ft
This lacy 2nd floor room is dedicated to the Rush's Lancer's Cavalry unit out of Philadelphia. Sleep on a four-poster queen sized bed. Two windows look north toward the woods. A twin sofa bed can accommodate a third guest.. This room is in the most modern addition to the building. Dimensions 16x10 ft
This beautiful room has a King size bed, a leather sofa, and patio. Enjoy a rain shower with a stone arch entrance. Relax in the deep soaking tub. This room is dedicated to Cornelius Houghtelin. the abolitionist who lived in the farmhouse during the Civil War. Enjoy reflections of his Dutch heritage. Travelers with dogs will enjoy the direct access to the lawns and gardens through the patio door. This room has the best view of the lotus pond. The lotus flowers are at their height in early July.
Stay in the original tack room of the 1820's barn. This room is included with our barn venue for special events on weekends and will be released to the public ninety days before a weekend date if there is no scheduled event. This luxury bedroom has preserved the beautiful workmanship of the original barn. Let the the stone walls and hand-hewn beams tell you their stories. Be entertained by the horse, pony, and donkey outside your patio door.
Swan Cottage is a separate honeymoon cottage at the entrance to our drive. The cottage has a full kitchen, dining room, living room, queen bed, queen sofa bed, two massage chairs, two full baths, each with a Jacuzzi, a front porch overlooking the sunset, and a back patio. Dimensions: 1300 sq ft house
Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 40 miles
From Route 15, take Steinwehr Ave exit. Drive north 2.9 miles. Our sign is on the right. Turn into the gravel lane and drive back 1/4 mile to the historic inn. From Route 30, turn onto Baltimore Street from the Gettysburg Traffic Circle in the center of town. This will be a right turn if you are coming from the west and a left turn if you are coming from the east. Go to the third traffic light and take the right fork, called Steinwehr Ave. Drive south for 4 miles. Turn left into the gravel drive at the sign and drive back 1/4 mile to the inn.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg College, Mount St. Mary's College, Ski Liberty Ski Resort, 60 minutes to Washington DC Metro, Land of Little Horses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Winery
Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Library, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , massage chairs
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Gettysburg National Military Park, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Video Arcade
Florence and Debbie March - and family
Both of us have a love of teaching and sharing stories with our guests. We love entertaining. Florence has been an innkeeper since 1994. Debbie has focused on the special events and has been at the inn since 2010. We learn something new from our guests every day. We have a passion for food, music, theater, and fun.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Cobbler Coffeecake
Typical of the region, this features apples from local orchards. The delicious crumb topping is mouth-watering. The coffee-cake is moist. The aroma of cinnamon and apples fill the house. Grab a cup of coffee and get ready for a treat!