Comparison Of The Best Hotels In Gettysburg PA With A Pool in 2023
Looking for the best hotels in Gettysburg PA with a pool in 2023? You’ve come to the right place.
Even though you’ve probably planned a trip to Gettysburg for the history and sightseeing, it’s important to have a place to unwind after a long day of exploring.
(Or maybe you need a place for your kids to unwind).
In any event, historic Gettysburg has you covered with plenty of hotels with swimming pools — both indoor and outdoor and a wide range of prices.
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Don’t have time to go through the whole list?
I recommend Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield. It’s family owned, close to everything, and has an indoor AND outdoor pool.
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Ready To Look At The Hotels In Gettysburg With A Pool?
Well, you’ve come to the right place for your search because I live in Gettysburg!
That’s right, you have the most coveted of all Gettysburg hotel pool information right at your fingertips — travel advice from a local — to point you in the right direction.
I’ve included some hotels in Gettysburg that are downtown, others that are out-of-town, and, for the history buffs, hotels that are close to the Gettysburg Battlefield Visitor Center.
I’ve also tried to include hotels in Gettysburg with pools with a wide range of budgets.
Pro Tip: Don’t forget to book early, especially this year, since it’s the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Without further ado, here is my list of hotels in Gettysburg with a pool.
Hotels in Gettysburg With An Outdoor Pool
Of course, since Gettysburg is in Pennsylvania, you’re taking a chance on the weather being nice in the spring and fall, but personally, I prefer an outdoor pool over an indoor swimming pool.
(Read on if you prefer indoor pools).
Here are five of the best hotels in Gettysburg with an outdoor pool, taking into account online reviews, location, cost and overall condition.
Unless otherwise mentioned, all of these hotels offer free self-parking.
1. Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield
Among the best hotels in Gettysburg PA with a pool is the Quality Inn Gettysburg.
This Gettysburg hotel is family owned and has both an indoor and a seasonal outdoor pool.
Located at 380 Steinwehr Avenue, the Quality Inn is close to tourist attractions, museums, restaurants and bars.
Other amenities include a little putting green and the famous “Mine Bar,” beloved by locals.
✔️ Gettysburg Heritage Center (450 feet) and Jennie Wade House (1650 feet).
✔️ Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center: 0.8 miles
✔️ Downtown Gettysburg: 0.9 miles
💲 Prices range from $85 to $185, depending on the season.
9.5 out of 10 star rating by guests.
2. 1863 Inn of Gettysburg
516 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg PA
If you looking for a hotel in Gettysburg with a pool that is in the tourist district then the 1863 Inn of Gettysburg is one of your options.
Major attractions such as The Gettysburg Bus Tour Center and the Jennie Wade House are only steps from this hotel, as are a number of other museums and historical sites, including the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
This is one of the hotels in Gettysburg with a pool and a great location. It’s close to plenty of restaurants and bars, and within walking distance to the downtown Gettysburg.
✔️ In addition to the above, O’Rorkes Eatery is 200 feet.
✔️ Walk to the Dobbin House!
✔️ Downtown Gettysburg is less than a mile.
💲 Prices $125 to $215 depending on the season.
9.2 out of 10 star rating. Breakfast rated very good.
3. Days Inn By Wyndham Gettysburg
865 York Road, Gettysburg PA
This Gettysburg hotel with a pool is included for the budget-conscious traveler.
The Days Inn offers a free breakfast and is one mile from Gettysburg College. It is close to fast food and chain restaurants.
This no frills Gettysburg hotel with a pool is conveniently located on the east side of town, close to shopping centers, but is only about 2 miles from downtown Gettysburg.
✔️ Gettysburg National Military Park is 3 miles from Days Inn by Wyndham Gettysburg.
✔️ The Eisenhower National Historic Site is 7 minutes’ drive.
💲 Prices range from $70 to $200.
Rated 7.8 out of 10, but 2023 reviews are very favorable.
4. Budget Host Three Crown Motor Lodge
205 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg PA
This is an old hotel in Gettysburg with an outdoor pool for the truly budget conscious. It is a dated hotel in the heart of the tourist district, with a location that can’t be beat.
The Budget Host Hotel is close to museums, restaurants and shopping.
You can park and walk to many destinations and activities which is a real bonus during the summer season when parking is hard to find.
You can even walk to the downtown area, which is a little more than a mile.
✔️ Gettysburg National Military Park: 1 minute drive
✔️ Gettysburg Visitor Center 2 minute drive.
✔️ Walking distance to numerous restaurants.
Rated 7.6 out of 10.
💲 Price is $50 to $100. Sells out, so book early.
5. Roundtop 2-BR Cottage
180 Knight Road, Gettysburg PA
If you’re traveling with a big family, you might want to try this 2-bedroom cottage in Gettysburg with an outdoor pool on the premises.
It’s located at Roundtop Campground and is only 1.6 miles from the iconic Little Round Top and four miles from downtown Gettysburg.
The cabin has a patio, free WiFi, fully equipped kitchen, and a playground that is available for guests to use.
✔️ 1 miles to Devil’s Den
✔️ 3.7 miles to Steinwehr Avenue Tourist District museums, shops and restaurants
💲 Price around $278.
Hotels in Gettysburg PA With An Indoor Pool
Most of the hotels in Gettysburg with a pool provide indoor swimming because there are only about three months of outdoor swimming weather in Pennsylvania (May, June and July).
Here is a list of hotels in Gettysburg with indoor pools, but there are more.
1. Best Western Gettysburg
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg PA
The Gettysburg Best Western is one of the more popular Gettysburg hotels with an indoor pool.
It is very convenient to restaurants, museums and many historical sites in Gettysburg’s tourist area, including the Gettysburg Heritage Center (which has a great gift shop).
This hotel offers free parking and breakfast.
Guests often comment on his Gettysburg hotel’s great location on Steinwehr Avenue, next door to the Lincoln Train Museum.
✔️ Gettysburg National Cemetery 12 minute walk
✔️ Gettysburg Battlefield Museum 17 minute walk
✔️ Lots of restaurants within walking distance
💲 Price ranges from $80 to $222.
9.4 out of 10 rating.
2. Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gettysburg
1871 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg PA
This Hotel is outside of Gettysburg, but is only two miles from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center and is adjacent to the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg.
In addition to a food court at the outlet mall, there is a TGI Friday restaurant almost next door.
The Holiday Inn Express gets high marks for its location, cleanliness and its pool, so if you’re looking for something outside of town, but convenient, this might be the choice for you.
The hotel offers 3-star accommodations with an indoor pool.
✔️ Jennie Wade House 2.5 miles
✔️ Little Round Top 2.2 miles
✔️ The Pike Restaurant 2.2 miles
💲 Price ranges from $117 to $207
3. Wyndham Hotel Gettysburg
Located just outside of historic downtown Gettysburg, this hotel offers warmly decorated rooms with a flat-screen cable TV.
If you like going to movies, the Wyndham Hotel Gettysburg is adjacent to the Gateway Movie Theater.
Traditional American food is served in their own restaurant, called the 1863 Restaurant.
Spacious rooms and free shuttle to area attractions so you can park your car and not have to worry with finding parking.
✔️ Gettysburg National Park 2.7 miles
✔️ Adams County Winery is 3.1 miles
💲 Price is $101 to $237
4. Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg
1061 York Road, Gettysburg PA
The Hilton Garden Inn Gettysburg is located on the east side of Gettysburg, close to Civil War landmarks and historic sites.
In addition to an indoor pool, this Gettysburg hotel features a 24-hour convenience store and its own Garden Grille and Bar. Rooms have microwaves and mini-fridges.
Rating: 9.0 out of 10
✔️ Downtown Gettysburg 1.5 miles
✔️ Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center 2.3 miles
💲 Price is $101 to $250.
5. Eisenhower Inn and Conference Center
2634 Emmitsburg Pike , Gettysburg PA
This Gettysburg hotel with an indoor pool features newly renovated rooms, a restaurant/bar, a tropical garden and sky dome.
The Eisenhower Inn is conveniently located outside of town with plenty of free parking and a complimentary hot buffet breakfast.
The restaurant on the premises specializes in steaks, seafood and Italian cuisine and offers a cocktail lounge with a wide-screen TV and fireplace.
This Gettysburg hotel is a short drive to the center of town and area attractions.
Rating: 7.4 out of 10
✔️ Eisenhower National Historic Site 2.1 miles
✔️ Little Round Top 2.6 miles
💲 Prices range from $120 to $212.
BONUS: Inn at White Oak
1 White Oak Trail, Gettysburg PA
If you’re searching for a retreat while looking at Gettysburg hotels with swimming pools, then you might want to check out the Inn at White Oak.
This Gettysburg Bed and Breakfast is located in the country (about 4 miles from downtown Gettysburg) and features an indoor heated swimming pool and jacuzzi, as well as a spa and billiard room.
💲 Prices range from $250 to $295
Rated 9.8 for couples.
When Do Hotels in Gettysburg Open Their Outdoor Pools?
As a general rule, most hotels in Gettysburg with outdoor pools don’t open them until Memorial Day weekend.
Believe it or not, Gettysburg’s last official “frost day” is May 15, so hotels are in no hurry to have the additional maintenance until they are sure the pools will be in use.
Generally, hotels in Gettysburg PA with a pool have them open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Weather permitting, some will be open until October.
Things To Do In Gettysburg
Gettysburg, PA is a unique and charming town with a rich history and culture, so make sure you leave enough time to see everything.
Whether you’re interested in the Civil War, going on a savory food tour, or experiencing a paranormal investigation, there is something for everyone in Gettysburg.
If you’re on a tight budget there are a number of free things to do in Gettysburg as well.
If you’re up for a little adventure, you can go on a horseback tour on the battlefield.
And for those who are interested in the “spirit world,” make sure you check out the most haunted places in Gettysburg.
Wrap-Up Of Best Hotels In Gettysburg With A Pool
The summer months are great for swimming, but the best time to visit Gettysburg depends on what you want to see and do.
Because of the number of hotels in Gettysburg PA with swimming pools, you should be able to find one with rates that fit your budget and that offers the amenities that you find important.
Whether its location, walkability, a restaurant or a fitness center, there is a hotel for you.
With so much to do in downtown Gettysburg, I made sure to include Gettysburg hotels with pools that are within walking distance to the shops surrounding Lincoln Square, as well as some in the tourist district of Steinwehr Avenue and Baltimore Street.
The distance between Lincoln Square and the tourist district of Steinwher Avenue is only a mile, so don’t hesitate to explore by foot!