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GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Gettysburg, PA - Days Inn Gettysburg   (Not Rated) 

Address:  865 York Road, US 30 - Near Route 15    Phone:  717-334-0030

Location/ Directions: From the north, Take Rt. 15 South To York St. [Rt 30] Exit, bear Right At End Of Exit Ramp To Stop Sign. Make Right Turn At Stop Sign. Travel West On Rt 30 One Mile To Days Inn, Located On Left Side.

Average Price (Checked May 2016):    $54.00     AAA Rated:   YES   Stars: (**2**)

About Hotel: 5-Floors, 112-Rooms, Interior Corridors,  Free Breakfast, Business Center, 100% Non-Smoking Property, Elevators, Housekeeping, Ice Machine, Vending Machines, Wake-Up Calls, Bus/Truck Parking, No Pets Allowed, Rollaway Bed (fee), High Speed Internet Access, Bath Tub/Shower, Hairdryer, Local Telephone Calls (Free), Alarm Clock, Cribs Available, Desk, Easy Chair/Recliner, Self Controled Heating/Air Conditioning, Iron/Iron Board, Radio, Coffee/Tea Maker, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator.

Railroad View: Fair View from high floor rooms on the front of the hotel.  Many trees along the hotel property limit what would be a good view from lower floors.

Railroads past Hotel: CSX Transportation (former Western Maryland).

Notes:

Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment: Days Inn is the taller building seen near the upper left of the photo.  The railroad runs along US-30, some boxcars are seen near the west end of a siding.  The trees seen in front of the hotel prevent a good railroad view from the hotel.

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GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Gettysburg, PA - Econo Lodge    (Not Rated) 

Address:  983 York Road    Phone:  (717) 334-4208

Location/ Directions: I-76, Exit 236-US 15 to Gettysburg/Harrisburg''. Turn right on US-15 and go southwest for 30 miles. Bear right on York Road, Hwy,
US-30 and go Southwest for 1 mile to the hotel.

Average Price (Checked May 2016):    $49.00      AAA Rated:  NO   Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 2-Floors, 30-Rooms, Exterior Corridors, Free continental breakfast, Free WiFi, Free coffee, Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, TV, hair dryer, iron / ironing board.

Railroad View:  Good View from rooms closest to the highway.  Second floor rooms will keep you above the parking lot.

Railroads past Hotel: CSX Transportation. 

Notes:

Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment: The aerial photo looks northward.  Econo Lodge motel is the long white building near the right side of the photo.  The railroad is seen just across US-30.  Rooms near the highway will provide the best railroad view.  There are only windows on the parking lot side of the motel, no windows on the rear.

 

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GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA

Gettysburg, PA - Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg   (Not Rated)

Address:  1061 York Road    Phone: 717-334-2040

Location/ Directions:  I-76, Exit 236-US 15 to Gettysburg/Harrisburg''. Turn right on US-15 and go southwest for 30 miles. Bear right on York Road, Hwy, US-30 and go Southwest for 1 mile to the hotel. Natural Springs road entrance (Giant Supermarket) **Please note** Hotel signage at road only alerts you of the hotels location - it is not the turning point. Please use Giant Supermarket Center entrance.

Average Price (Checked May 2016):    $89.00      AAA Rated:   YES     Stars: (***3***)

About Hotel: 4-Floors, 88-Rooms, Interior Corridors, No Pets Allowed, Property is 100% Non-Smoking, Business Center, Cribs, High chairs, 24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Free Beverage Area, Coin Laundry, Concierge Desk, Elevators, Gift Shop, Lounge, Room Service, Tour Desk, Fitness Room, Pool, Air Conditioning, Arm Chair with Ottoman, Black-Out Curtains, Clock Radio w/ MP3 Connection, Ergonomic Mirra Desk Chair, LCD Flat Panel Cable 32" TV, Thermostat (adjustable), Work Desk with Adjustable Lamp, Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Free High Speed Internet, Iron/Ironing Board, Microwave, Mini Refrigerator, Newspaper M-F (USA Today), Self Laundry Available, Speaker Phone with Voicemail. 

Railroad View:  Expect a Fair to Good View from high floor rooms on the front of the hotel.  The railroad is located across US-30, Trees directly in front of the hotel along the railroad prevent an excellent view.  There should be a clear view just west of the hotel, within view of high floor rooms.

Railroads past Hotel: CSX Transportation.

Notes:

Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment: Looking northwest in the aerial photo, the Hilton Garden Inn is seen circled in red.  The railroad can be seen with a string of boxcars parked on a siding.  The main track is on the south side meaning passing trains will not be blocked by cars parked on the siding.

 

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