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Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center


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


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11:00 A.M. EST

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Hotel Overview

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. We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $20 per day with an $80 per week maximum.
Very Good
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Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

By katiegoodrich86
Riverton, Utah on 19-Jul-17

It was a nice place to stay at on our trip. It was close to shops and Hershey Park. We enjoyed our stay at the Central Hotel and Conference center in Harrisburg Penn. Also close to Hershey...

“So amazing!”
By khadijaazia
on 19-Jul-17

My husband and I stayed here for two nights and we absolutely loved it. The lobby is beautiful. The room is so nice and clean. The customer service is amazing. The price is also reasonable for the...

“Great bargain close to Hershey!”
By Margaret L
on 19-Jul-17

This hotel is only about 15 - 20 minutes from Hershey and was a great deal. The kids got Hershey bars when we checked in and they were having a "happy hour' ice cream bar (free for kids) from 3 - 6...

“Recommend ”
By Laina J
Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States on 19-Jul-17

Ive stayed here twice for business travel. I recommend this place! Staff are great. The hotel texts to verify everything is satisfactory. I forgot toothpaste, text and had toothpaste in less than 2...

“Stay here!!”
By Megan L
on 19-Jul-17

We stayed after a long day at Hersheypark, the staff was friendly and welcoming. Upon our arrival they went above and beyond to make our stay a great experience! Our room was updated and clean, the...


Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge, O'Reilly's Tap Room & Kitchen: With our welcoming atmosphere and ever changing draft selection, you do not even have to leave the hotel. We have over 20 different beers on tap that change on a seasonal basis, along with 40 + different bottled beers.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Cardiovascular equipment and free weights with strength training
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Locker room
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish and German)
  • Guest laundry, charges depend on garments sent out
  • Laundromat, coin operated machines available
  • Express check out
  • Late check out, additional fees may apply
  • Safe deposit box, at front desk
  • Children's activities, pool and game room available
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours, complimentary
  • Printer available
  • Fax services Complimentary faxes and photocopies
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services
  • Meeting facilities, over 15,000 square feet of meeting & banquet space available
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom
  • 24-hour Business Center with wired access
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, wheelchair available
  • Hearing impaired services full ADA kit
  • Physically challenged facilities, ramps
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines, on all floors
  • 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, self 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

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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  • Cable or satellite television,
  • In-room movies
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area available
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Voice mail
  • Room service from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Crib available
  • Balcony available Balcony or Patio in some rooms
  • All standard kings and suites have a pull out sofabed
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi included with all rooms
  • Some pool side rooms

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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