Boutique Romance in Gettysburg: Site Inspection at The Union Hotel

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  • Pennsylvania

  • Boutique Travel

  • Couples Travel

  • Food & Wine

  • History

  • Bucket List

  • Relaxation

Boutique Romance in Gettysburg: Site Inspection at The Union Hotel
Curator’s statement

In January of 2024, I visited The Union Hotel, a boutique property situated in the heart of historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The hotel's central location allows easy access to historical sites, museums, and cultural attractions, making it an ideal hub for guests to immerse themselves in the captivating ambiance of Gettysburg. But what makes The Union Hotel stand out is all in the details. From the artwork to the lighting fixtures, everything exudes the feeling of careful thought and attention. The staff then draws the guest experience to the next level; taking great care in creating an experience wrapped in luxury but without the haughty atmosphere.

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Where classic charm meets modern comfort, creating a welcoming haven in the heart of the city.

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When someone thinks of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, romantic weekend getaways are not the first thing that jump to mind. I was able to visit The Union Hotel and see firsthand how this boutique hotel is changing that.

From its visually stunning décor to its attention to historical detail, The Union Hotel stands out as a luxury boutique hotel that offers an exquisite experience for romantic getaways. Nestled in the historic town of Gettysburg on my favorite stretch of Chambersburg Street, The Union Hotel combines modern comfort with touches of contemporary and stylish design, providing a unique atmosphere for couples seeking a romantic retreat. With each of its rooms and their unique designs, upscale amenities and attentive and incredibly knowledgeable staff, the Union Hotel promises an intimate and memorable stay, making it a sought-after destination for those looking to indulge in a romantic escape in the heart of Gettysburg.

Just when you thought it could not get any better... I have news. It does! If guests aren't in the mood to leave the Union Hotel but want to have a gourmet, romantic dinner, guests do not need to grab their coats.

The Sign of the Buck restaurant is conveniently located inside the Union Hotel on the first floor and offers a culinary experience that blends sophistication with local flavors. The menu features a diverse selection of dishes crafted with care and attention to detail, showcasing a fusion of modern cuisine and regional influences. Guests can indulge in delectable offerings, from creatively prepared appetizers to exquisite main courses, all within the charming ambiance of the restaurant.

In addition to its culinary delights, the Sign of the Buck often hosts special events, adding an extra layer of excitement to the dining experience. Whether its themed evenings, live musical performances, or seasonal celebrations, the restaurant provides not just a dining destination but a dynamic and engaging atmosphere for guests to enjoy. With its combination of exceptional cuisine and entertaining events, the Sign of the Buck restaurant and bar stands out as a highlight within the Union Hotel, creating a memorable dining experience for visitors.

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I cannot gush enough about The Union Hotel! I love this hotel, and the owner and her staff made my site visit that much better. The Union Hotel is really for any traveler looking to escape from the hectic pace of life whether with friends or a partner. While bursting at the seams with romantic vibes, I can see the Union Hotel hosting a boujee girls' weekend with exceeding ease. So whether for Valentine's or Galentine's or any other time of the year, check out the Union Hotel.

This trip report is part of our ongoing series on travel to Pennsylvania. In need of further inspiration? Check out Kylie Dowling’s guide, Top 10 Things to Do in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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