My husband and I spent our wedding anniversary weekend at the Gaslight Inn, May 2012. When I reserved the room online, I also reserved a romance package which included our choice of champagne or sparkling cider, something sweet, and a $50 gift card for dinner at a restaurant of our choice. We booked into the Lily room for the fireplace and the Jacuzzi.
We arrived a little later than planned (Baltimore traffic was not kind to us), and were greeted by Elizabeth when we arrived. Parking is sparse and rather hard to find but she explained that, if we couldn't find a space in their reserved slots, we could park in the public lot across the street and they would feed the meter for us. There was even a plate full of quarters for folks who needed to park at meters.
Elizabeth had an injured foot when we were there, but she still gave us a tour of the first floor, explained the snack bar and shared mini-fridge, and signed us up for breakfast. We understand the concept of 'first come, first served', so we didn't mind being signed up for the later breakfast. Another employee (whose name I, unfortunately, cannot remember... but she was very sweet!) showed us to our room and explained the amenities.
Waiting for us in the room was a bottle of champagne on ice, a box of hand-dipped chocolates and a small envelope addressed to us containing our gift card for dinner at the Farnsworth House. The Jacuzzi made the whole room worth the price. Everything was very clean and well kept and we noticed regular tidying of our room while we were out during the day. Admittedly, the bed was a mite uncomfortable, but we attributed that to us just not being used to it.
Breakfast was amazing both days: creme brule french toast with bacon and fruit on Saturday, and cinnamon toast egg cups with fruit on Sunday. We met a different group of fellow visitors at each breakfast; everyone was kind and talkative, and Elizabeth with her young helper always made time to join in the conversation or answer any questions anyone had. The atmosphere was just cozy and friendly and amazing.
We have been to several B&B's and (thankfully) have not had a bad experience in any of them yet. Currently, this B&B tops our list of favourites. We will absolutely be returning!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An In-Town Oasis, the Gaslight Inn is a nine room Inn one block from Lincoln Square, the center of town, and one block from Confederate Ave., the Culps Hill area of the Battlefield. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Gaslight Inn b&b
- The Gaslight Hotel Gettysburg