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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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800 E Park Drive
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


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


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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 1291 traveller reviews
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Excellent Stay!

20/02/2017 Greg T, Howell, New Jersey

Clean and friendly staff. The lobby is huge with complimentary coffee and lemon water. Huge indoor pool. Only stayed one night. Noise in halls not bad. The room bathroom needs a little attention to up... more


Continuing Education Venue

20/02/2017 Linda022017, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Cher at the front desk was so polite and professional - Cher made me feel like I was staying at her own home !!!!!!!! Would recommend this hotel to everyone. The hotel was very clean and modern an... more


Love Gala 2017

13/02/2017 12keishap, Lancaster, United States

After staying at several hotels over the years, this hotel exceeded my expectations. The rate was also affordable, the staff were friendly, and the rooms were very clean. I would definitely stay at t... more


Always a perfect experience at the Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conf. Ctr.

12/02/2017 Susan C, Lexington, United States

Every February I come to Harrisburg and stay at The Central Hotel. The price is reasonable, the room is clean and modern, and the staff is so attentive that I wouldn't stay anywhere else in this area.... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear GAOS Guest, We truly appreciate your loyalty to the Central Hotel, and thank you once again for providing us with an opportunity to exceed your expectations for the duration of the Great American Outdoor Show! We are committed to service excellence, and appreciate your recognition of our team members! We look forward to welcoming you again in the very near future! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel

Super stay!

12/02/2017 U4338OYdouglasb, New Castle, United States

This Best Western Hotel is plenty reason enough to call themselves "Best". We had a great time and always felt the friendly staff were at our chosen call whenever we needed them. Thank you Best Wester... more