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Best Western Gettysburg Hotel 1797


At a Glance


  • great location in center of town
  • good housekeeping
  • helpful staff


  • some street noise
  • some rooms need updating
  • parking not included

Best Western Gettysburg Hotel 1797 Review

Built before the Civil War, this hotel is in the heart of the downtown historic district. Prominent guests have included Carl Sandburg, Henry Ford, and General Ulysses S. Grant. During the Cold War the hotel served as President Eisenhower's national operations center while he was recuperating at his nearby home. Rooms are furnished in traditional style, and suites have fireplaces and whirlpool baths. There's a cannonball from the battle that's still embedded in the brick wall across the street.

    Hotel Details

  • 63 rooms, 56 suites.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 05-19-2011

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