AACTFest 2019 - Travel & Hotel

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AACTFest Main Hotel
Red leaf icon  The Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2000   866-378-1797

gettysburg_hotel_photograph_2131.jpgThe Gettysburg Hotel is fully booked.  Please contact our alternate accommodations, below.
(Large groups may want to consider the College Apartments.)

The Gettysburg Hotel, Est. 1797 is located in the heart of historic downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and is within walking distance to the Gettysburg battlefield, historic area attractions, and many downtown shops & restaurants. It is adjacent to the Majestic Theater.


Alternate Accommodations

Red leaf icon  Best Western Gettysburg Battlefield
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Conveniently located on Steinwehr Avenue, it is approximately a 1 mile walk to Majestic Theater. Accessible by trolley or Lyft.

  • Free hot, fresh and healthy breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Seasonal indoor pool
  • Fitness center

Rate: King $125 – Double/Double $135

To book online:  click here
Deadline for reservations May 2

Red leaf icon  Quality Inn Gettysburg Battlefield
380 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Get your money's worth at the award-winning Quality Inn® Gettysburg Battlefield hotel near the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center. Conveniently located off Steinwehr Avenue, it is approximately a 1 mile walk to Majestic Theatre. Accessible by trolley or Lyft.

  • Free hot, fresh and healthy breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Seasonal indoor pool and hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center

Rate: $115

To book online: click here
Deadline for reservations May 2

Red leaf icon  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Gettysburg
1871 Gettysburg Village Drive Gettysburg, PA 17325

Approximately three miles from Lincoln Square. trolley service is available.

  • free hot fresh breakfast featuring healthy options and world famous cinnamon buns
  • free parking
  • free high-speed WiFi
  • 24 hour gym and business center
  • heated indoor pool
  • refrigerator, microwave, and Keurig in every room

To book online:  click here. Enter dates of stay and click "check availability" to see what is available with the AACT discount.  The reservation code for phone reservation is: ACT

Red leaf icon  College Apartments available for large groups

The campus residence apartments are fully furnished townhouses located only two blocks away from the Majestic Theater.  Reservation deadline May 20, 2019.

Room rates are $55 per person per night for 4-person occupancy (four twin beds). Price includes one linen pack per person. Linen Packet includes: Pillow, blanket, 2 towels, flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcase. Additional linen packs can be purchase at $5 per person.

Check-in begins at noon, Monday, June 17, 2019. Check out time is 11 a.m., Sunday, June 23, 2019. A fee of $50 will be charged for late checkout.

Campus parking lots will be available for parking. Parking will be in the lot directly in front of the apartments. Smoking is not allowed in any building on campus, including residence halls.

  • The College Apartments are located on the southeast side of campus; the apartments are a two block walk to the Majestic Theatre and the center of town.
  • Each apartment is a two- story townhouse, with a living room, full kitchen, and half bath on the first floor. Two bedrooms and one full bathroom are on the second floor. All bathrooms accommodate one person at a time and are gender-neutral.
  • All apartments in College Apartments have a full kitchen (including a full-size refrigerator and range) and the dining area includes a table with chairs. Kitchens are NOT equipped with microwave ovens, dinnerware, or cookware.
  • Each bedroom is carpeted and has a desk, a dresser, and an extra-long bed (39 inches x 80 inches x 6 1/2 inches) for each resident. There is approximately 15 inches between the floor and the bottom of the bed.
  • The living room and kitchen has tile flooring and the furniture generally consists of a sofa, one or two chairs, and an end table.
  • Linen Packet includes: Pillow, blanket, 2 towels, flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcase.

Contact Jill Patchin to make College Apartment reservations at jill@aact.org or by calling 616-401-8864. Reservation deadline May 20, 2019.


Historic Gettysburg does not have a commercial airport within Adams County. To reach Gettysburg by air, travelers must fly in to one of five International Airports that are close by and then take public transportation or drive the final distance (45 minutes to two hours by car, depending on the airport).

  • Amtrak can be taken from Baltimore or Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA, and then to Harrisburg, allowing for use of the Rabbit Transit transportation system.
  • Travelers can also easily rent a car and drive or secure private transportation from one of Destination Gettysburg's transportation partners.
  • AACT members can receive a discount from Hertz. hertz.com/rentacar/reservation/, which brings you to the "Book A Car" page. Enter information at top left, then check Discount Code (CDP) enter 2049157. Click "Book as a Guest." The link shows "Discounts CDP: AACT." Discounts are included in the rates listed.
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