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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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Location

800 E Park Drive
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
17111-2807
United States
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 717/561-2800
AAA - 3 Diamond

Summary

Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00

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Address
800 E Park Drive
Harrisburg
Pennsylvania
17111-2807
United States


What's nearby?

Recreation

  • 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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Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1811 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 1243
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Clean hotel. Friendly staff. Comfy beds and plenty of pillows

21/04/2019 Jen K,

Check in was fast . We got to the room and within ten minutes we got a text from the service desk asking if everything was okay and to text if we needed anything. I've never experienced service like t... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Jen K, Thank you for sharing your glowing review of the Central Hotel with future guests visiting the Harrisburg, Hershey Region! Our team is genuine in our efforts to exceed the expectations of our guests by providing clean accommodations, and friendly service! We thank you for recognizing our efforts, and truly hope to see you again soon! We wish you continued safe travels! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel
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good value for the money

15/04/2019 lgelesh, Maryland

The hotel was clean and well kept. The staff was very friendly. My only complaint was the restaurant. We repeatedly had meals come that were not what we ordered. The food was good. It was a busin... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Senior TA Contributor, Thank you for sharing your candid remarks concerning your recent overnight stay with us at the Central Hotel! We genuinely appreciate your recommendation of our services for both overnight guests, as well as meeting and event planners searching for a location for their next event! We do apologize for the confusion regarding the many meals that were delivered to your table in O’Reilly’s Taproom & Kitchen… Our team was simply providing you with an opportunity to try our great food! =) We’ll be sure to work on this with our team! Thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you; we look forward to having you again in the future! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel
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Everything I needed, when I needed it

14/04/2019 Joooles_m, New Hartford, New York

I'm a frequent, frugal traveler on a budget typically looking for lodging bargain, always accompanied by Mike, now a gentle old soul of a Chocolate Lab. Recently having been treated terribly by the ch... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate your time, and courtesies while extending a favorable review of your time with us at the Central Hotel! We are proud to offer pet-friendly accommodations, and are delighted to learn Mike, your chocolate lab, also enjoyed his experience! The Central Hotel is an upscale property providing consistently clean, well-maintained accommodations for business, and leisure travelers alike. It is, however, our unrivaled team of hospitality professionals who provide friendly, personalized service that truly differentiates us from alternate accommodations. In the future, please consider reserving your overnight accommodations directly with the hotel either online, or via telephone, as we guarantee the best available rate when booking direct! We wish you continued safe travels, and look forward to exceeding your expectations again in the very near future! Best Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel theCentralHotelHarrisburg.com
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Our Stay in Harrisburg, PA.

12/04/2019 811larryt, Hamilton, Canada

Hotel is lovely. Very clean and updated room. The attached restaurant was a hopping spot and service was quick and great. Good food, big portions and the price was good (Happy hour even better). our c... 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 sharing your experience at the Central Hotel with the travel community! We genuinely appreciate your recommendation of our full-service accommodations, and look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel
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Wonderful value

08/04/2019 iam4pennst8, Pennsylvania

Wonderful value for a Saturday night and the bar/lounge was great! Great service from the male bartenders. The music, the atmosphere, the food (we had bangers and mash with green beans) were all won... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate you taking a moment to share your excellent overnight experience at the Central Hotel! We appreciate your mention of the exceptional value you received at the hotel, while also enjoying dinner in O’Reilly’s Taproom & Kitchen! We appreciate your recommendation to future guests, and thank you for providing us with an opportunity to welcome you! Best Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel