Inn at Herr Ridge - Gettysburg, PA

Two-Night Stay with Dining Credit, Fruit, Cheese, Champagne, and Souvenir Mugs at Inn at Herr Ridge in Gettysburg, PA

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Charming Country Inn with Remarkable History

The Inn at Herr Ridge in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, has played an improbable variety of roles in one quiet life. Built in 1815 as a tavern and public house, the property is said to have been a hideout of infamous robber David Lewis. Though it was thought to have housed a counterfeiting ring in the basement, the owner later put the property to good use as a stop on the Underground Railroad. When the Battle of Gettysburg broke out in July 1863, the house was converted into a wartime hospital, as it was one of the closest buildings to the fighting. In the following decades, the building passed through several hands before current innkeeper Steven Wolf took ownership in 1977 and restored it to a bed and breakfast.

The inn occupies a rural patch of land between the battlefields of Gettysburg National Military Park and Caledonia State Park. Each of the 16 guest rooms reflects the country setting. Flowing white gauze drapes the queen-size canopy in room one, with leafy vines hanging from the canopy rails. There’s a hunting-lodge theme in room nine, which boasts hickory-wood furnishings, a fireplace, and a two-person jacuzzi tub.

The inn boasts two onsite restaurants. Sharpshooters Grille is a lodge-style sports bar with microbrews, wings, and a raw-bar menu. At the more upscale Herr Tavern restaurant, chefs source produce and meats from local farms to craft meals such as braised pork belly and cornish game hen stuffed with sausage.

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Small Town Steeped in Civil War History

The site of the Civil War’s bloodiest battle, Gettysburg is populated with memorials and museums to the great battle, including Gettysburg National Military Park, the main battlefield and the site of Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Throughout the year, Civil War experts lead tours of the battlefields by foot, segway, or bus. Visit the house where General Robert E. Lee drew up his plans for the battle, or head to the David Wills House, where President Lincoln stayed as he wrote the Gettysburg Address.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

  • $269 for a two-night stay for two in any room (up to a $563 value)

Book by 2/15/13
Travel window: 1/1/13–3/31/13

Included in the deal:

  • $25 dining credit, valid at Sharpshooters Grille or Herr Tavern restaurant
  • Fruit-and-cheese plate with champagne
  • Two Gettysburg mugs with gourmet hot cocoa

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Two onsite restaurants
  • Full-service bar
  • Wine cellar
  • Two parlors
  • Massage services

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 2/15/13 or promo value expires
  • Valid for travel 1/1/13-3/31/13
  • Not valid 2/14/13-2/16/13
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Reservation required; subject to availability
  • 14-day cancellation notice or $100 fee applies; 72hr notice or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in, 13 or older to stay, and 21 or older to drink alcohol
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 11% tax not included
  • Gratuity not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Guest Rooms

  • Double, queen, or king bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • By plane: 40 miles from Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR); 48 miles from Harrisburg International Airport (MDT)
  • By car: about 40 miles southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; about 44 miles northeast of Hagerstown, Maryland; about 60 miles northwest of Baltimore, Maryland

Traveler's Tips

  • Guests 12 or younger are not allowed.

Customer Reviews

(32 ratings)

100% Verified Reviews
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Patti-Jo W. · 144 reviews TOP REVIEWER
April 13, 2013
The room, the staff, and excellent Breakfast. Right on the battlefield with ghosts and spirits.


Patti-Jo W. · 144 reviews TOP REVIEWER
April 13, 2013
5 stars your inn was fantastic and we will return.


Michele M. ·
November 15, 2014
The fabulous food
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