BEST WESTERN Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Discover why Harrisburg and Hershey, PA are top travel destinations when you stay at this premier property near Hersheypark and the Farm Show Complex.

With easy access to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-81 and I-83, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center makes it easy to enjoy the areas many attractions. Experience captivating American history at the Civil War Museum, Antique Auto Museum and the Gettysburg Battlefields, or visit an authentic Amish village. This Harrisburg hotel is also the perfect home base for exploring Hersheypark Amusement Park and Hersheys Chocolate World.

Business travelers are also right at home at this Harrisburg hotel, just minutes from downtown Harrisburg and the Harrisburg International Airport, and only 25 miles from Lancaster, PA. The property offers easy access to many local venues and corporations like the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, Giant Center, VFW, J.B. Hunt, the Pennsylvania Medical Society and Corporate Lodging Consultants. With a ballroom, 24-hour business center and more than 14,000 square feet of flexible conference space, the property is truly a premier event space in Harrisburg and the surrounding areas.

Completely renovated in 2011 and one of the first premier-level Best Western hotels in the country, the hotel offers resort-like amenities with the flair of a boutique hotel. Every spacious guest room at this Harrisburg hotel can sleep at least four guests and features plush beds, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access. With a soaring central Grand Atrium, a large indoor pool and fitness center, and an onsite restaurant, the hotel provides a unique lodging experience for visitors to South Central PA. Experience the unparalleled comfort and friendly service that is sure to make your next visit to Harrisburg unforgettable. Contact the BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center to book your stay today!

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800 E Park Drive
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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800 E Park Drive
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What's nearby?


  • 8.00 mile(s) from Hershey

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Camp Hill

  • 25.00 mile(s) from York

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Lancaster

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Carlisle

  • 35.00 mile(s) from Gettysburg

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Baltimore, Maryland

  • 76.00 mile(s) from Allentown

  • 100 mile(s) from Philadelphia

  • 150 mile(s) from Pittsburgh

  • 0.01 mile(s) from PA Medical Society, organization associated with multiple medical groups around the country

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Wellpoint Health Network, government health insurance

  • 2.00 mile(s) from PPL/Exelon, PA Power and Light

  • 2.00 mile(s) from UPS, United Parcel Services

  • 3.00 mile(s) from PATTAN Harrisburg

  • 3.00 mile(s) from AFLAC, health insurance

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Tyco, engineering company

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Snap On Tools, sell over 14,000 quality tools

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Nationwide, insurances

  • 10.00 mile(s) from IBM, computer services

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Penn State University, Harrisburg campus in Middletown

  • 5.00 mile(s) from HACC, Harrisburg main campus for Harrisburg area Community College

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Dickson University, Harrisburg campus

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Elizabethtown College, main campus

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Dickinson University, college and law campus

  • 40.00 mile(s) from Shippensburg University, main campus

  • 75.00 mile(s) from Penn State Main Campus, college and law campus

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1212 traveller reviews
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Best Best Western I've ever had the pleasure of staying at.

24/09/2016 rpmullen44, Pensacola, Florida

Check in was smooth and easy. David, front desk, was especially friendly and knowledgeable. There were no questions he could not answer, and he knew me by name, first and last, the next time I walke... more


Hershey/Harrisburg Vacation

24/09/2016 Cindy G, Wantagh

BW is an upscale hotel that makes a stay lovely. We needed a suite and it was perfect as was the price. I would say it was a perfect place to stay for a family. The cost was far less than 2 separat... more


Great place to hold a Convention!

21/09/2016 NancyJ_54, Somerdale

Recently stayed at this hotel for the ITC (International Thunderbird Club) Convention September 6th to the 11th, 2016. Upon check in was told we would be in Room 147. It was a very clean room. Stayed ... more


Hotel stay 9/16-17/16

19/09/2016 Tom Mr R, Somerdale, NJ, United States

Overall a very nice hotel. My HS reunion was being held here so staying here was very convenient. I found the staff to be very cordial and efficient. We had a buffet dinner for our Saturday event. ... more


Great overnight stay.

18/09/2016 Love2Cooki, Marlboro, NY

The young lady at the front desk was very sweet and quickly checked us in. Upgraded our room without hesitation. The room was clean and had extra towels!! O'Riley's Irish Pub was very good. The bart... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to share your positive experiences with the travel community! We appreciate your mention of our clean accommodations and friendly service! Our team is committed to providing our guests with memorable experiences, and we thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel