The Brafferton Inn

44 York Street , Gettysburg, PA 17325 USA (Show map)

About

Built in 1786, the Brafferton Inn is the oldest deeded house in downtown Gettysburg, and its oldest continual residence. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Inn has 17 bedrooms with 9 suites, and one three bedroom guest house. Some with king bed, Jacuzzi tubs, and gas fireplaces. It is Gettysburg, Pa's most historic inn.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

History and charm

4.6 on August 13, 2016

Enjoyed our stay.


A wonderful stay at the Brafferton Inn!

5 on August 12, 2016

Our stay at the Brafferton Inn was wonderful. We stayed in the Brafferton Suite, which was beautiful and spacious. Our breakfasts were to die for. Brian made the best pastries I have ever eaten! Everyone was very friendly and the place was very clean. I would definitely recommend this place to others. Only issue was the amount of noise from the roadway which I had read about prior to choosing that room. That isn't something the in keepers could do anything about, next time we will choose a room further from the main traffic area. Also, because we stayed in a suite, we received a free private parking spot, which was great!


Charming, Upscale B&B

5 on August 09, 2016

Best location, amazing staff, rooms were amazing and the breakfast each morning was to die for!!! Thank you for an amazing weekend!! Only thing I could suggest would be to get wifi access in all locations!! The Bond family!!


A cozy Away Trip

4.4 on August 08, 2016

Enjoyed a mini get away here that was extremely pleasant. Out first time in Gettysburg and Joan and the team were extremely helpful. We felt at home. Brian's breakfast ensembles were amazing and Joan was such a gracious hostess to prepare dairy free pastries and baked goods everyday for my friend travelling with us - they were as awesome as the regular pastries!!! Thank you can't wait to visit again.


Only place to stay in Gettysburg

5 on August 05, 2016

By far the best B&B in Gettysburg. Historic rooms, lovely owners, and great breakfast offerings make the Brafferton Inn the only place to stay on your visit to Gettysburg. The staff of Brian, AmyBeth and Joan are so nice and really want your stay to be a pleasant one. The Inn is located half a block from downtown and only minutes away from the National Military Park. I've stayed there several times and it never fails to be a great experience. Tim Watts


Dorothy's Hide away

5 on July 28, 2016

I hadn't stayed in a B&B since I lived in Germany many years ago, was always the best vacations and left me with amazing memories. Staying at the Brafferton was top notch!! The rooms were fantastic, clean, comfortable and very well decorated. The breakfast each morning was fresh, home made and just to die for!! The owners were extremely friendly, helpful with any questions we had for them from dinner suggestions or local shops etc.. If you are looking to spend time in Gettysburg forgo the hotels and book your stay at the INN. Thank you for everything you made our stay fantastic!!


A Wonderful Place to Stay in Gettysburg

5 on July 26, 2016

I recently traveled to Gettysburg for a conference and stayed at the Brafferton for five nights. The room was clean and quiet. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable, and Brian cooks a fantastic breakfast. (Fruit, a muffin and your choice of 3-4 entrees daily.) Just one tip: some rooms do not have wifi and others do not have tv, so it may be best to phone for a reservation in order to ensure that you get exactly what you're looking for. I enjoyed my stay and would definitely return!


Perfect stay in the heart of history....

4.8 on July 26, 2016

Came to town to see a concert at the theater which was walking distance from the B&B...Nice recommendations from the staff for dinning ...Breakfast was off the charts....We would stay again....


Wonderful B&B

4.6 on July 25, 2016

The location is great and breakfast is fantastic!


Repeat visitor

5 on July 22, 2016

This is the 3rd time I have stayed at Brafferton and it has never disappointed. If you want to immerse yourself in a historic building this is the place. Convenient to all the sights and restaurants. Charming is the word that comes to mind. Be hungry for breakfast because it is delicious and filling.


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Rooms & Rates

Olde Master Bedroom

Queen hand carved cherry rice poster, shower bath across the hall, window air, fireplace One of the original bedrooms in the old stone house on the second floor. This romantic, spacious room offers a stately cherry hand-carved rice poster queen size bed, a walnut Victorian dresser, wingback chairs for reading, and the original non-working fireplace. The stall shower is across the hall (but private to the room, not shared) with plush robes provided for trips back and forth. Window unit AC * The room is above the busy historic district, if you require extreme quite, one of our other rooms might be a better option Amenities Queen Four Poster bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Shower Stall Bathroom Hair Dryer Air Conditioning Plush Robes

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Gettys Suite

Queen, attached double stall shower bath, window air Located on the first floor of our 1850's Carriage House Addition, this spacious family style suite features a king size bedroom, with a second bedroom with two twin beds. The suite has a large living room complete with sofa, large comfortable overstuffed chairs, and a flat screen television. The suite is equipped with a full kitchen containing a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and all items needed for cooking meals. A large dining room set completes the room. The full private bathroom contains a double sink and a double stall shower. This suite is ideal for families or two couples travelling together. The suite does have central air conditioning, a Keurig Coffee Machine and a private parking spot.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Lincoln Suite

King Bedroom, sitting room with sofa, gas fireplace, flat screen television. Private tiled bathroom with spa shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Hoke Room

Double cherry canopy, attached tub & shower bath, window air On the second floor of the original stone house and named after the builder of the house back in 1786, you will feel like you stepped back in time with our romantic and cozy corner bedroom with an iron queen size bed, which is reminiscent of days past, a cherry bureau, and an attached full tub and shower, window AC unit. Amenities: Queen Iron Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Tub/shower bathroom Air Conditioning Hair Dryer

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Brafferton Suite

King,firelpace,jacuzzi tub,tv,double size sofa On the second floor of the Victorian inspired rooms in the Lane Studio building, we were so impressed by this gorgeous two room suite, that we named it after the Inn itself. Surrounded by hardwood floors, a king size bed, with four posts covered in carved vines, is the magnificent centerpiece of this burgundy floral bedroom. The sitting room contains a double sofa bed and two chairs. The TV/DVD player and see through fireplace are useable from both rooms. The icing on the cake is the large bathroom complete with two person Jacuzzi tub and a separate shower stall. The suite also opens onto an outdoor balcony. Sofa bed comfortable for children only. Amenities: King Size Four Poster Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Two Person Jacuzzi with separate shower Fluffy Terry Cloth Robes Keurig Coffee Machine Hair Dryer Double walled see through gas fireplace Central Air Conditioning Cable TV/DVD

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Eisenhower Room

queen,fireplace,tv President Eisenhower did visit the Lane Studio where he was photographed by Walter Lane. We can’t say he stayed in this large stylish and elegant room, but we’re pretty sure that you’ll love it. Located on the third floor of the Victorian inspired rooms in the Lane Studio, you’ll find cream walls covered with burgundy hunting scenes, some wonderful vaulted ceilings, and a queen four poster bed. The sitting area in front of the gas fireplace is a perfect place to relax. You’ll also enjoy the tv/dvd player, mini fridge, microwave and the lovely private bathroom with shower and tub. Amenities: Queen Four Poster Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Full Tub/shower Hair Dryer Central Air Conditioning Cable TV/DVD Gas Fireplace Microwave Mini Frig

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Dorothy's Hideaway

queen,jacuzzi,tv Located on the second floor of the Victorian inspired rooms in the Lane Studio building, you’ll take two steps down into a room that we can imagine Photographer Dorothy Lane might have used as a personal retreat during the years in which she and her husband , famed photographer Walter, ran the Lane Studio here. A queen size bed graces this green floral room, nestled beside an armoire, and a comfy overstuffed chair. The microwave and refrigerator may tempt you to truly hide away for a bit. This room also opens onto an outdoor balcony, and the bathroom contains a large Jacuzzi tub for two. Amenities: Queen Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Fluffy Terry Cloth Bathrobes Two Person Jacuzzi with separate shower Cable TV/DVD Air Conditioning Balcony

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Officer's Headquarters

queen,tv,fireplace The feeling of wood and leather prevail here. This cozy third floor room in the Lane Studio building, a ceiling fan slowly turns over a queen bed with a wood windowpane head board near a Lincoln style caned rocking chair. Beige walls with burgundy trim, original hardwood floors and a gorgeous corner gas fireplace with a wood mantle form part of the ambience here. The room has a TV, private bath and shower Amenities: Queen Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Full tub/shower Air Conditioning Hair dryer Gas Fireplace Cable TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Tillie's Room

queen bed, shower and tub, tv This lovely peach and blue Victorian accented room located on the first floor of the 1850's Carriage House is a favorite with our guests for its quiet charm and accessibility to the deck and garden area. With a comfortable pencil poster queen size bed, two oversized rattan chairs(one a rocker), TV, and attached full tub and shower bathroom, we’re pretty sure you’re going to feel snug and satisfied in this charming room. Also has a compact electric fireplace and central AC. Amenities: Queen Pencil Poster Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Full tub/shower Hair dryer Cable TV Central Air Conditioning Compact electric Fireplace Window view Steps to the garden and deck

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Pear Tree Suite

suite with king bed, jacuzzi, gas fireplace Our newest and largest suite. Located on the first floor of our Lane Studios building. This spacious suite has a large fenced in patio area with a private entrance to the room. Inside you will find a king size bedroom, complete with large stone gas fireplace, loveseat, chairs, and flat screen television. The suite also contains a seperate den area with a daybed, desk, and another flat screen television. The luxurious bathroom contains a spa shower and two person jacuzzi tub. This suite is perfect for families with one or two children, as the daybed pulls out to two twins. Daybed not suitable for more than one adult. $205-$239 A third or fourth person may be added for an additional $25 per person per night Amenities: King Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets daybed gas fireplace large patio area Jacuzzi tub Central Air Conditioning Keurig Coffee Machine

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Old Orchard Guest House

This charming 1866 3 bedroom one and a half bath home is located at 313 Baltimore Street, about 3 and a half blocks from the Brafferton Inn. This is a vacation rental with a two night minimum and maximum occupancy of 6. Perfect for families or couples traveling together. A great alternative to the inn or hotels. Other amenities include washer/dryer, full kitchen, two car garage, and living room. Breakfast is not included with this rental. Please call the inn for more details. Max occupancy is 6.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double , 2 Twin

Codori Suite

Queen, Sitting Rm w/Queen Sofa, TV, attached tub & shower bath, central air Located on the first floor of the 1850's carriage house, this suite is the largest suite in the Inn. The suite contains a king size iron bed and a large sitting room containing a queen size sofa bed suitable for children only. Two full bathrooms, one containing a spa shower, the other a jacuzzi tub. New flat screen television, gas fireplace, tiled floors, and heated towel racks completes the luxury. This room has central a/c and even better yet, is ADA compliant. Amenities: King size Iron Bed Queen Sofa Bed Mini-frig and Microwave Gas fireplace Jacuzzi tub Flat Screen Television Heated Towel Racks 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Two Full Bathrooms Keurig Coffee Machine Spa Shower Private free parking spot

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

North Suite

Queen, Sitting Rm w/Queen Sofa, TV, attached bath w/ jacuzzi, window air, private balcony, fireplace On the second floor of our Olde Shop, one walks into an inviting sitting room off of the balcony that overlooks the deck and gardens. The sitting room has a gas fireplace and cable TV. The bedroom has a queen size cherry colonial pediment bed and matching bureau, and en suite with a whirlpool tub and shower bathroom. Window A/C unit. This suite also adjoins the South Suite, and is perfect for families or friends traveling together. Amenities: Queen Bed Queen sofa Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Jetted whirlpool Tub/shower Hairdryer Gas Fireplace Air Conditioning Balcony over looking Deck/Garden Area Cable TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Catharine's Cove

Queen, Sitting Rm w/Queen Sofa, TV, attached bath w/jacuzzi tub, window air On the second floor of the Olde Shop with a private entrance off York St., this suite’s large sitting room has lots of light, a queen size sofa, reading chairs and cable TV. The bedroom has a hand painted queen size bed with a marble top bureau. En Suite with a whirlpool tub and shower bathroom. Window A/C unit. This suite also adjoins the North Suite, and is perfect for families or friends traveling together. Amenities: Queen Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Jetted Whirlpool Tub/shower Air Conditioning Cable / Flat Screen TV Compact Electric Fireplace

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Deck Suite

Queen, Sitting Rm w/Single Sofa, TV, attached double stall shower bath, window air, private balcony On the second story of the original stone house, this suite has a private balcony overlooking our garden and deck. The sitting room has a comfortable love seat and wingback chair for reading, a loaded bookshelf full of possibilities, and a writing table. In the master bedroom you will find cable TV, a sleep-inviting queen bed with a antique maple bureau, attached double stall shower bathroom and window A/C unit. Amenities: Queen bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Air Conditioning Double Stall Shower Hair Dryer Cable TV Outside Deck

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Loft Suite

Queen, TV, attached tub and shower bath, window air, refrigerator Located on the third floor of the original stone house is probably the most historically exciting with its exposed stone walls, open rafter cathedral ceiling, and wide plank wood floors. This suite has one large room with a queen bed, comfortable chairs, mini frig, wet sink, cable TV, and attached tub and shower. The suite also contains a separate room with a daybed , TV/DVD player and a writing desk. Wall A/C unit. Amenities: Queen Bed Day bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Air Conditioning Shower/Tub Hairdryer 2 Cable TV’s one with DVD player Mini Frig Wet sink

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Battle Room

Queen cherry sleigh bed, attached stall shower bath, window air, fireplace On the second floor of the original stone house, and so named for being the only room permanently affected by the battle in 1863, there is a minie ball in the mantle above the old fireplace from the first day of the battle. A gracious queen size cherry sleigh bed and large Edwardian armoire with mirrors, sitting chair and attached stall shower bathroom. Window unit AC. * This room is above the busy historic district, if you require extreme quiet, one of our other rooms might be a better option. Amenities: Queen Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Shower stall bathroom Hair Dryer Air Conditioning

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Garden Room

Queen, Jacuzzi but, central air and heat, flat screen television, spa shower. Located on the first floor of the 1850's Carriage House facing the flower garden and deck, this floral inspired queen room offers a romantic white iron bed and lots of easy comfort. You can catch up on your correspondence in style at the wicker sitting chair and writing desk or just lean back, relax and the enjoy quiet! Amenities: Jacuzzi Tub Queen Iron Bed 600 Count Egyptian Cotton Sheets Full tub/shower Hairdryer Cetnral Air Writing Desk/Chair Steps to the garden and deck

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Small town

Airport

Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm-8pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 NIght weekends during season
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night stays are paid in full upon booking, two or more days are charged 50% at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: If 14 days notice is given, the deposit will be refunded minus a $25 fee. If less than 14 days notice is given, the deposit will be forfeited and the entire balance due will be charged unless the room is re-rented to another guest for the entire period.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Brian, AmyBeth and Joan Hodges

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Deals


Special Package

August Special

Stay two nights midweek (Sunday-Thursday), and we will discount your stay by 10%! You must mention this offer at the time of booking to qualify.

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