Gettysburg, PA 

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast Inn

 
2264 Emmitsburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325-7114 US

(717)334-8804
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Rates: $125 to $249
Total Rooms: 10
Overall Rating: 4.5 hearts (2 reviews)

Description

Circa 1809. Enjoy a Civil War Theme bed & breakfast on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Ponds, woods and streams fill the 30 acres of this historic estate. This stone farmhouse boasts four Confederate-themed guest rooms and four Union rooms. Hart's Battery provides a canopy bed and granite walls, while General Merritt's Headquarters takes up an entire floor of the Cornelius Houghtelin farmhouse and includes a fireplace and sitting room. Daily programs offer history demonstrations such as firing muskets and handling cavalry equipment, or artillery ammunition. Friday night ghost stories are another activity. The farm was occupied by Union cavalry and artillery units during the Battle of Gettysburg.Publicity and Awards: US Air Magazine, Country Collectibles, New Jersey Monthly, USA Weekend, New York Times.Location: Country and Gettysburg South Cavalry Battlefield.

Room Detail

Houghtelins Hideaway
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. AMENITIES -King bed -Walk-in shower -Soaking tub -Sofa -Patio -Maximum 3 guests (with one rollaway)
Rates: $245 - $269
Type of bed: King

 
Annas Garden
This spacious room is dedicated to Anna Houghtelin, wife of Cornelius Houghtelin. This luxurious room has a King size bed, a queen sofa bed, rain shower, double soaking tub, patio, and pond view. Travelers with dogs will enjoy the direct access to the lawns and gardens through the patio door. This room has a beautiful view of the Wedding Garden. AMENITIES -King bed -Queen sofa-bed -Walk-in shower -Soaking tub -Patio -Maximum 5 guests (with one rollaway)
Rates: $245 - $269
Type of bed: King

 
Reillys North Carolina Artillery Suite
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 and accommodate up to six guests. Dimensions: Master - 18x13 ft. 2nd Bedroom - 10x 8 ft AMENITIES -Queen and two twin beds -Tub/shower combination -Two bedrooms rooms -Ground floor near entry ramp -Picture window -Maximum 5 guests (with one rollaway)
Rates: $185 - $219
Type of bed: Queen(2) , Twin

 
Grahams Artillery
This first floor room was the original parlor in the 1809 farmhouse. The room oozes history, with hand-hewn beamed ceiling, original chestnut floors, and two-foot thick stone walls. Room includes a queen bed and private bathroom. Dimensions 16x13 ft AMENITIES -Queen bed -Gas Log Fireplace -Tub/shower combination -Ground floor -Maximum 2 Guests
Rates: $195 - $219
Type of bed: Queen

 
General Merritts Suite
Our largest suite is the upper floor of the original two story 1809 farmhouse. The master bedroom has a king bed; the second bedroom has a full bed. The spacious bathroom is accessible from either room through a private hallway. Private stairway to this 2nd floor room. Can accommodate 1 rollaway to sleep up to 5 guests. Dimensions: Master = 14x16 ft 2nd Bedroom = 13x 8.5 ft AMENITIES -King bed and full bed -Two bedrooms rooms -Gas log fireplace -Tub/shower combination -Private stairway -Views in three directions -Maximum 5 guests (with one rollaway)
Rates: $245 - $269
Type of bed: King, Double

 
2nd US Dragoons
This second floor room has a queen bed, a full size futon sofa bed with an excellent mattress, and it's own private bathroom. 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 AMENITIES -Queen bed -Futon Sofa -Tub/shower -Cathedral ceiling -Exposed original stone wall -Maximum 3 Guests
Rates: $185 - $219
Type of bed: Queen

 
Harts Artillery
A beautiful exposed stone wall and hanging Amish Quilt with a heart theme make this room a guest favorite. Hart's Artillery makes a perfect room for a romantic getaway. This second floor room looks out toward the front lawn and includes it's own private bath. Dimensions 13x13 ft. AMENITIES -Queen bed -Tub/shower -Hanging Amish Quilt -Cathedral beamed ceiling -Exposed 1809 stone wall -Second floor -Maximum 2 Guests
Rates: $185 - $219
Type of bed: Queen

 
1st Texas Infantry
This corner second floor room has two beds for travelers who don't want to share beds or for families that want to share a room. One bed is a queen bed and the second is a double. The room can hold one rollaway and accommodate up to five guests. A private bath is connected to the room. Dimensions 18x12 ft. AMENITIES -Two queen beds -Second floor -Tub/shower -Beamed cathedral ceiling -Maximum 5 Guests (with one rollaway)
Rates: $195 - $219
Type of bed: Queen, Double

 
Rushs Lancers
This elegant 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 also has it's own private bath. Dimensions 16 x 10 ft. AMENITIES -Queen bed -Twin sofa-bed -Tub/shower -Second floor -Crown molding -Maximum 3 guests
Rates: $185 - $219
Type of bed: Queen

 
7th Georgia Infantry
Sleep under pictures of Jackson and Lee in a queen-sized bed. A twin sofa bed can accommodate an extra guest in the master bedroom. A second bedroom has a twin day bed. The two separate rooms are adjoined with a private hallway. A private bath is connected to the master bedroom. Dimensions 17x11 ft. AMENITIES -Queen bed -Twin bed -Two bedrooms -Twin sofa bed in master bedroom -Second floor -Tub/shower -Maximum 4 guests
Rates: $195 - $219
Type of bed: Queen, Twin

 
Swan Cottage
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 AMENITIES -Queen bed -Two jetted tubs in two bathrooms -Living room with queen sofa-bed -Electric fireplace -Walk-in shower -Full kitchen -Dining room -Phone -Maximum 6 guests (with two rollaways)
Rates: $269 - $319
Type of bed: Queen

 
The Tack Room
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 and pony outside your patio door. AMENITIES -King bed -Queen sofa-bed -Jacuzzi -Electric Fireplace -Walk-in shower -Ground floor -Patio by horse corral - pet the horses! -Maximum 4 Guests
Rates: $245 - $269
Type of bed: King

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $125 to $249
Payment types accepted include Travelers Checks, Visa, Personal Checks, Master Card, American Express, Discover and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 12 total guest accommodations, 10 with private bath, 2 with fireplaces, 2 with whirlpools, 2 total suites, including 3 two-bedroom suites, 1 cottage and 2 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Twin, Double, Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: One day stays welcome unless you want Saturday. With Saturday, a two-night reservation is requested unless Friday is already booked.
Cancellation: $25 per night cancellation fee. Seven days notice required for cancellation. If less notice is given and the room is not rented, the guest will be charged full amount. If this happens, a cancellation credit will be issued that can be applied toward a future stay.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Dogs that are good B&B guests are welcomed.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments and Breakfast.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Room Service, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea and Afternoon Tea.
Amenities In Room: Voice Mail, Television, Telephone, Reading Lamps, Modem Hook-Up, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Desk, Central Air, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Fireplace, Data Ports, Wireless Internet Access and Satellite TV.
Amenities On Site: VCR, Television, Stables, Pet Boarding, PC, Parlor Games, Limited Handicap Access, Library, Handicap Access, Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Copy Machine, Living history presentations, Ghost stories and Civil War discussions.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Modem Connection, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Flexible Check in/out Times.
Transportation Services: Airport Pickup, Train Station Pickup and Bus Station Pickup.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.

Specials

- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Month of January, Sunday-Thursday. No holidays

Activities

Events Hosted: Seminars, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Weddings, Family Reunions, Honeymoons and Commitment Ceremonies.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Wineries, battlefield and national park.

Historic Interest

Our inn is an 1809 Civil War farmhouse on the Gettysburg Battlefield
Historic Awards: National Historical Site (Granted).
Historic sites nearby: Gettysburg Battlefield - surrounds the inn

Romantic Interest

Canopy beds and fireplaces in rooms.