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800 E Park Drive
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111-2807
United States


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Hotel Overview

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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.

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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 area's 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 Hershey's® 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!

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc.) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge, O'Reilly's Tap Room & Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily 6:30a.m.-11p.m. As a guest of the hotel, receive $4 off the breakfast buffet, and 10% off for lunch, and dinner. Great food and friendly service conveniently located in the hotel
  • Indoor pool Heated Open daily from 10a - 10p. Area's largest heated indoor pool!
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. extensive fitness center with state of the art equipment
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish and German)
  • Guest laundry, dry cleaning available for a fee
  • Laundromat, coin operated machines available. Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nominal fee $1.75
  • Safe deposit box, at front desk
  • Game room
  • Children's activities, Expanded electronic game room available adjacent to the heated indoor pool! Open daily 10a - 10p.
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, with copier, fax machine, scanning and printing capabilities
  • Printer available
  • Fax services Complimentary fax, photocopies, and scanner
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services
  • Meeting facilities, Exceptional facilities, including 12 meeting rooms consisting of 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.
  • Banquet facilities Elegant banquet space that can accommodate up to 520 people in one room!
  • Conference facilities Beautiful board room that can accommodate 12 people comfortably.
  • Catering
  • Ballroom Our beautifully appointed ballroom offer over 9,100 square feet of space to accommodate over 500 for a banquet.
  • 24-hour Business Center w/ wired access
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, Complimentary wheelchair available for use. Powered wheelchair and other ADA services available upon request, and may require a fee.
  • Hearing impaired services TTY Kits Available
  • Physically challenged facilities, Property is fully ADA Compliant including but not limited to TTY Units, roll-in shower with seat, pool lift, restaurant, and public spaces.
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged Fully ADA Accessible
  • Ice/vending machines,
  • Local shuttle, shuttle only runs to and from HIA and Sportsman's Golf Course
  • Airport car 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Electrical and telephone jack adapters and power converters for international guests
  • Cash machine, ATM
  • Complimentary newspaper, available in lobby
  • DVD Player and board games available for complimentary use at the front desk

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center
  • Accessible fitness center
  • Accessible guest laundry

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Cable or satellite television,
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Voice mail
  • Room service from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Crib available
  • Balcony available
  • Rollaway bed avialsble in some rooms, nominal fee
  • All standard kings and suites have a pull out sofabed
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi included with all rooms
  • Some pool side rooms

Non-smoking Rooms: 174

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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