James Gettys Hotel

27 Chambersburg Street , Gettysburg, PA 17325 USA (Show map)


The innkeepers of the James Gettys Hotel invite you to stay in one of the last remaining historic hotels in Gettysburg. Restored in 1996, the James Gettys Hotel is the perfect home away from home atmosphere. A blend between a European style boutique hotel combined with the special amenities of a bed and breakfast make this the perfect place to unpack and enjoy your stay. Our suites include a sitting room, kitchenette, bedroom and private bath. Special touches in our guests' rooms include complimentary fresh ground coffees and imported British teas, fine toilet soaps, wireless internet service and plush Egyptian cotton towels to name a few. The homebaked continental breakfast basket served to your suite includes fresh baked muffins, coffeecakes and tea breads paired with seasonal fruit. Each evening enjoy our signature dark chocolates or a huge fresh baked cookie as part of our turndown service. Our staff is ready to assist with area travel and tour arrangements. While staying in the hotel be sure to visit our in house gallery. Lord Nelson's Gallery specializing in nostalgic, wildlife, 18th century Eastern Frontier/American Indian art, sculpture, fine handcrafts, books and more.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.1

Living in history!

5 on October 25, 2016

Perfect place to continue the experience of Gettysburg. Staff was helpful and friendly.Room was like an efficiency apt.


5 on October 09, 2016

We had a grand time in Gettysburg and the James Gettys hotel was a perfect place to stay. From the wonderful reception upon our arrival,the tasty treats left each day to the wonderful suggestions by the staff on where to eat, we could not have picked a better place.

had a wonderful time in Gettysburg

4.4 on October 09, 2016

The rooms were exactly as shown on their site. Extremely clean and comfortable. After sightseeing, we felt like we were coming home (as opposed to just going to a room). Had trouble rating "on-site dining" as there isn't a restaurant on site. However, they have a kitchen and provide coffee, tea, orange juice and the most delicious muffins, cookies, fruit... It has location, location, location - right in the middle of town. Easy walking distance to many great stores and restaurants. Extra highlight of our stay is the free parking located in back. A great time was had by all. We definitely recommend this place and would stay there again.

Excellant B&B

4.8 on October 03, 2016

We had. Wonderful one night stay at the James Getty hitel

Great place to stay

4.2 on September 26, 2016

We stay at this hotel about 4 times a year. We sometime just go to relax. Every one is very friendly. You have many places to eat within walking distance.

Great as Usual

4.4 on September 16, 2016

We have stayed here for the last 4 years and the staff has always been the best. The rooms are large and comfortable. We will continue to stay at the Getty every time we visit Gettysburg.

Great location and staff.

4.6 on September 12, 2016

Enjoy or stay immensely and staff was fantastic. Thanks for the hospitality.

Location Location Location

2.8 on September 06, 2016

First time stay at the James Getty, but a long time visitor to Gettysburg. The real benefit here is location. You are walking distance to most attractions along the tourist part of the battlefield, and literally around the corner from a lot of great eating establishments. This is the center of town so you are at the center of it all. My room was nice, feeling more like a small apartment than a hotel room, which added a good level of comfort to the experience. On the downside, you paid pretty heavy for location, so be ready for that cost. Also, breakfast was really just some cakes and pastries, with a side of orange juice and coffee made in your room. Tended to rely on leftovers from going out the night before to round out the meal. Parking was a little weird, where you parked behind the building - and sometimes the main route to get to the only entrance up front was locked. But the bad was generally outweighed by the good. Very comfortable, and easy to be satisfied in.

great night in gettysburg

4.8 on August 31, 2016

this hotel was not only clean and comfortable but the staff was pleasant and curteous and their knowledge of gettysburg as wel as the hotel was very informative


4.8 on July 28, 2016

The stay at James Gettys Hotel was, as usual, wonderful. I only wish I could go there more frequently. I only wish this ridiculous review process was as good. It forces me to review onsite dining when no onsite dining exists. If there was onsite dining, I am sure it would be exceptional.

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Rooms & Rates

Keystone Hotel Suite

Located on the fourth floor this suite features English country style decor with aqueen size bed and cozy sitting area with a full size sleeper sofa. This suite also has a kitchenette and a private bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Sign of the Spread Eagle Suite

This quaint third floor suite is decorated with delicate blues and creams with a queen size brass bed. This is the perfect suite for one or the budget conscious couple. Private bath and kitchenette.

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

Blue Parrot Tearoom Suite

This suite offers great rooftop views of the Gettysburg College and is decorated in bright yellows and blues, making it sunny and warm. There is a queen size wrought iron bed in the bedroom and cozy sitting area. Kitchenette and private bath.

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

Sign of the Buck Suite

This large third floor suite is decorated with Victorian flair and reporduction turn of the century magnolia wallpaper, with an elaborate white iron queen size bed. The sitting room features a daybed and trundle making this room ideal for a family of four. Kitchenette and private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Zeigler Holtzworth Livery Suite

Located on the back of the third floor, decorated with lavender and sage green this suite has a bright pleasant atmosphere. The suite features a queen size platform bed in the bedroom as well as a private bath and fully equipped kitchenette.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

John Troxell, Sr. Suite

Overlooking Chambersburg Street, this elegantly appointed second floor suite features high ceilings with rich molding, deep colors, colonial queen size pencil bed with step and historic corner cupboard. The suite also includes a private bath and fully equipped kitchenette.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Majestic Suite

Located on the back of the second floor and named for the Majestic Theatre. This very spacious suite with high ceilings and tall windows features rich green colors and cherry woods. This comfortable living room with overstuffed furniture, wet bar and TV is just the place to relax at the end of the day. The bedroom features a king size Cherry panel bed, fireplace and relaxing sitting area. The very spacious bath includes private water closet, two person shower and jetted spa tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Union Hotel Suite

This second floor suite has a modern feel with cool colors, high celings and a queen size wrought bed. Quaint sitting area, kitchenette and private bath.

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

City Hotel Suite

Overlooking Chambersburg Street and downtown, this third floor suite has a queen size bed adn is decorated in various greens and ivy creating a bright atmosphere. Private bath with Shower only and kitchenette.

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

Sign of the Golden Cross Keys Suite

Located on the fourth floor, this roomy suite features airy hues of green and amaretto with overstuffed furniture. The bedroom has a high queen size pine poster bed with and a country quilt. Kitchenette and private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Lord Nelson's Suite

Located on the second floor toward the back of the hotel, this spacious suite is furnished in deep reds and forest greens with easy furnishings and a contemporary style king size bed. kitchenette and private bath are included

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Indian King Suite

This ample second floor suite has high ceilings, rich comfortable sofa and reading chair with a rustic outdoor feel. The bedroom has a rich queen size Jenny Lind spool bed. The suite also has a kitchenette with refrigerator, microwave and two burner stove and full bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Lord Nelson's Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

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Location Type

Downtown, Small town


Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 45 miles

Directions to property:

James Gettys Hotel is located 1/2 block from Lincoln Square on Chambersburg Street (aka: Route 30 west)

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Gettysburg National Military Park, Eisenhower National Historic Site, Shriver House Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Swimming pool

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

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two-night stay most weekends, special events and holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: Cancellation by 12 noon on the day before arrival unless otherwise stated at the of the reservation and in the confirmation.



Patricia Morrill

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Our staff enjoys working with people and they have a great appreciation for the environment and a great love of history.

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