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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
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 1626 traveller reviews
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great stay

16/04/2018 thirdeyeblind, germantown, MD

Our first time stay at this hotel. We usually stay at the Hershey Lodge when we''re in the area to catch a Hershey Bears hockey game. The Check in was quick & easy and the staff was extremely helpful.... 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 observations regarding your recent experience with us while visiting nearby Hershey for a Bears hockey game! Located less than 10 miles from Hershey, our convenient location, superior full-service amenities, and exceptional guest service position the Central Hotel as an ideal alternative to Hershey lodging! We are committed to providing our guests with an exceptional value, and we appreciate your recommendation of our accommodations for future visitors of the Harrisburg, Hershey Region! Bets Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │the Central Hotel
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Business Conference

11/04/2018 ekeane2018, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

From beginning to end the staff at the Central Hotel - Best Western Premier was outstanding! Everything we needed to host a successful conference was provided with a great customer-focused attitude. ... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Conference Guest, We appreciate the recognition of our entire team of hospitality professionals, as such experiences would not be possible without their hard work, and dedication! We will be certain to share your feedback with our team, and we genuinely anticipate an opportunity to welcome you, and your colleagues, back in the near future! As you have so kindly mentioned, our facilities are ideal for guests visiting the area for business, or pleasure. We are inspired to provide memorable experiences because of such feedback that you have so kindly provided. Thank you for providing us with the opportunity to serve you, we truly appreciate your recommendation of our accommodations for future guests of the area. Warm Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │the Central Hotel
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Pleasantly Surprised

09/04/2018 KingSteve, Pennsylvania

Stayed at The Best Western Premier over the past weekend with my daughters for an event at the State Farm Show Complex. The first thing I noted was the exceptional customer service! Every time I saw... 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 such thoughtful observations regarding our full-service amenities, convenient location, and clean, comfortable guest rooms at the Central Hotel! We are most appreciative, however, of your specific reference to our outstanding team members who are genuine in their efforts to engage with our guests, and exceed expectations by providing friendly, personalized service! I am proud of the countless individuals who work hard each and every day to support our goal of providing unmatched hospitality, and I will be certain to forward your comments to the many members of our team who make our vision a reality. Thank you for your complete recommendation of our accommodations, we truly hope to have an opportunity to serve you again in the very near future. Warm Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ the Central Hotel
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Great hotel and reasonable rates

07/04/2018 MBRUNNER25, Severna Park, Maryland

I once stayed at a Best Western in St. Michael’s. I thought I would never stay at another after that one. This place was great. Clean, modern, comfortable, and affordable. Would totally stay here agai... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, We are thrilled to hear that we have amended your perception of the Best Western Brand as a direct result of your recent experience with us at the Central Hotel! As a Premier property, we are proud to provide a refined atmosphere, first-rate amenities and accommodations, and superior guest service. Our hospitality team supports our goal of exceeding our guest's every expectation by providing a consistently exceptional level of friendly, professional service! We thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you, and we genuinely appreciate your kind remarks! Best Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ the Central Hotel
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Spring break

03/04/2018 Shannon M,

I am a hotel snob but I will say this is the BEST Best Western I have ever seen. I almost said no but once I showed up it was a thumbs up for sure. The pool is great and the staff is very friendly. ... 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 recommendation of the Central Hotel with the travel community! We appreciate your mention of our heated indoor pool, professional and friendly staff, and two-room suites! Our full service amenities truly differentiate the Central Hotel from alternate accommodations in the area! We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you again soon! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │the Central Hotel