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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
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call +1 717-561-2800
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 1831 traveller reviews
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Very clean and close to Hershey Park

25/06/2019 brittdubs88, Middletown, Rhode Island

I stayed here with my husband, two small children, and family dog recently on a vacation to Hershey Park. Hotel is very clean, staff is extremely friendly and helpful, and parking is plentiful. They’r... more


Clean Room, Friendly Staff, Overall great stay!

21/06/2019 Tammy F, Boston, Massachusetts

The room was extremely clean. The food at the restaurant was really good. My son LOVED the pool which was really clean. The bed wasn't bad. Location was close to Hershey Park approximately 15-20 m... more


We had our 60th high school class reunion in one of their conference rooms

20/06/2019 NewTripoli,

From start to finish the staff was excellent to work with. They could not do enough for you. Picking the venue, making all of the arrangements over a period of months, setting up the room for our af... more


Overnight work related

16/06/2019 Tammy W, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Our room lil noisy heard traffic . Overall clean, no bugs, rooms nice, comfy beds. Mini fridge TV iron hair dryer. Outlet in table lamp didn't work but plenty other plugs to use. Check on and out... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Business Traveler, We appreciate your mention of our clean, comfortable guest room accommodations, and are pleased to hear we exceeded your expectations during your recent business travels! We are committed to incorporating our guests’ feedback into our every developing product, and we will be certain to follow-up with your comment regarding the table lamp! Thank you for providing us with an opportunity to serve you, we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you again soon! Best Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel

Nice for the price

16/06/2019 lorettan894, Erie, Pennsylvania

I have never been disappointed with a Best Western and this was no exception. Excellent service and staff. Would definitely stay again. Loved the fact that they accepted pets and also treated them ... more

Owner Response
Peter C, General Manager at Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest & Pet, Thank you for taking a moment to share your feedback with the travel community! We appreciate your kind words regarding the hospitality you experienced while staying with us! Thank you for your loyalty to Best Western, we look forward to an opportunity to welcome you again in the future! Best Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager | the Central Hotel