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

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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
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1269 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 841
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Rating: 1 5
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Fun getaway

13/01/2017 laurengeisert, Bordentown, New Jersey

Away on a quick weekend away for my boyfriends birthday. This hotel was both beautifully decorated, Hershey themed without being childish, easy to find and had a great location. The pub downstairs h... more

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Relaxation

11/01/2017 mary s, Fayetteville, North Carolina

I was very satisfied with the quality of the hotel. The decor and cleanses was great. I had a relaxing stay. The breakfast had a good variety. The staff was pleasant which made my stay relaxing. ... more

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Ok, will choose another place next time

09/01/2017 mcjuli, Anchorage, Alaska

Stayed here while traveling back to NJ from a business trip to VA. When I arrived, I noticed a strong fake air freshener smell in the room and the heater fan blowing full blast. I tried to turn it o... 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 the time to share your uncharacteristic experiences at the Central Hotel with the travel community. Our team is committed to providing memorable experiences for our guests, and I accept complete responsibility for the shortcomings you have mentioned that ultimately tarnished your recent stay with us. We would truly appreciate an opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western Premier, the Central Hotel during your scheduled future visit. We value your loyalty to Best Western, and specifically the Central Hotel. I have left a private voice message for you, and I look forward to an opportunity to speak with you in more detail regarding your time with us. Thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you, we are eager to have an opportunity to exceed your expectations in the near future. Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel
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Good Value Just Outside the Hershey Park Area

06/01/2017 TheMadTraveler_13, Waretown, New Jersey

One night stay as a stop-over on a road trip. The hotel is about 20 minutes from Hershey Park in a spot right off I-83. Hotel was very clean and The Grand Atrium makes you feel like you are in a more ... 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 the time to share your recent experiences at the Central Hotel with future guests of the Harrisburg, Hershey region! We appreciate your mention of our convenient location, and thank you for recognizing our clean, well-maintained guest rooms, and public spaces! We are committed to providing our guests with a genuinely hospitable experience at an incredible value, and we are thrilled to hear that we exceeded your expectations! We look forward to an opportunity to welcome you back during future travels through the area, and thank you once again for sharing your feedback! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel
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Blown Away by a Best Western!

05/01/2017 Jim T, Salem, NH

Not exactly what I expected from a Best Western... The lobby was decorated for Christmas and it was absolutely stunning. Felt like I had walked into the lobby of a first class hotel. The rooms were ve... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Pleasantly Surprised Guest, We would first like to thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you during your recent travels through the area. Our team of hospitality professionals take great pride in providing our guests with memorable experiences, and we are pleased to hear that we were able to do so for you, and your family, during your time with us. As a brand, Best Western represents over 70 years of award winning hospitality that spans the globe. Comprised of independently owned and operated properties, each hotel shares its own personality and style, but all share the same commitment to delivering superior guest service, an incredible value, and current amenities. Thank you for recognizing The Central Hotel, as we sincerely wish to serve our guests with genuine hospitality while also providing a great value through clean, well-maintained full service accommodations. We truly look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to the Best Western family again in the very near future. Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel