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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
United States

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 1321 traveller reviews
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Awesome experience

25/04/2017 652vickiep, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Enjoyable stay. Staff were pleasant, but O'Riely's staff went above & beyond. Best food ever at a hotel chain. Pulled pork best ever, had it twice in a weekend. Taylor, lounge manager went out of his ... 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 complete satisfaction regarding your overnight, and dining experiences at the Central Hotel, and O’Reilly’s Taproom & Kitchen! Our team most certainly will be recognized for their outstanding efforts in providing superior hospitality. Most specifically, we will be certain to share your positive remarks with Taylor, as his commitment to exceeding our guests’ expectations is consistent, and often recognized by our guests. Thank you for recommending our accommodations for future travelers, we hope to welcome you again in the future! Kind Regards, Peter J. Chiccarine, CHA General Manager │ The Central Hotel

Our Stay At Best Western Premier in Harrisburg

24/04/2017 stan2ny, My. Me on WV

Is an excellent place to stay. It's very clean. The staff is very nice and accommodating. I would recommend this hotel. I will tell my friends and family about our stay at Best Western Premiere Confer... more


Decent hotel

22/04/2017 jeremy935, Lancaster, New Hampshire

Good quality hotel decent price staff pretty friendly. I was passing through on vacation found this hotel. Would definitely stay here again. Rooms were nice and clean. The pool was great breakfast wa... more


Exceeded my expectations.

21/04/2017 Stanley V, Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania

I needed to be in Harrisburg for a three day comference. My wife stayed at the Best Western several times in the past and suggested that I stay there. I am glad I took her recommendation. The front de... more


NC trip

21/04/2017 Sherry A, Newington, Connecticut

I spent one night here traveling to North Carolina from Rhode Island. Despite being located close to a major highway my room was very quiet-I never heard a thing! I plan to stay there again and take... more