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 1246 traveller reviews
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Nice but uncomfortable

03/12/2016 Melissa B,

The hotel lobby is absolutely beautiful. You can not go wrong with the Irish pub as this is my second stay here and have yet to have a bad entree or drink. This is my second time staying here for a c... more



28/11/2016 ocshaffer, Hanover, Pennsylvania

From the exterior, the hotel looks like a basic exit ramp hotel. When you approach the lobby, the twinkling lights and rich wood accents let you know you may have made a good choice. Family rooms ar... more


Great Value

22/11/2016 Marcellino D, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Best Western Premier in Harrisburg boasts clean and spacious rooms with a very courteous and gracious staff. This venue really exceeded my expectations for a Best Western. I wish I could have st... 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 overnight experience at the Central Hotel with the travel community. We are proud to provide our guests with clean, comfortable guest rooms, and are pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We wish you, and your family, a very enjoyable holiday season, and look forward to an opportunity to serve you again in the near future. Happy Holidays, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel

Great staff

19/11/2016 ARGjj1992, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Spent 3 days here for a conference and one overnight as I live nearby. The staff was fantastic. Food was good. Room was clean and comfortable. Quiet even with a soccer team and another group in house.... more


Accord conference

15/11/2016 Squirmy76,

Hotel was very nice, comfy beds, and quiet on the seconds floor. It was clean and nice. Bathroom was small and the shower faucet was very hard to twist. Shower had great pressure. The pub had good f... more