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Hotel was very clean. Staff was super nice (though housekeeping tried to key into our room like 4 times). Lobby was pretty and some rooms faced inward (towards the lobby or pool).

Clean room. Friendly staff. Nice pool. Only stayed one night. Checked in late. Didn’t get to fully enjoy hotel.

Beautiful lobby, tiled roomy showers. Very nice hotel.

Pleasantly surprised as we just booked the hotel last minute. We got the family suite which was huge. It had a one bedroom with a king bed and two queen beds outside. The indoor heated pool was also great and a nice area. My son enjoyed it so much when we would swim after a day at Hersheypark which is only 20 mins away. Staff were very very nice and accommodating. My son was given a complimentary Hershey bar when we checked in. Lobby is nice and big with complimentary coffee, tea and refreshing fruit infused water. The only thing negative I can give is that the carpets are quite old and would need to be replaced soon and perhaps a paint job to make it fresh and updated. However, they are keeping it clean so it is still very good overall. Will stay here again.

Great hotel close to Hershey park. Kids love it and definitely will use this best western

Was a great experience. Will defiantly stay again.

The hotel is beautiful and clean. Pool and gym are also very nice. Only bad thing about this hotel was the food option, they have a restaurant called O’Reilly’s connected had to wait 30 minutes for a table even though restaurant didn’t seem to be full. Waitress was rude and in a hurry took our order then didn’t see her again. Later a diffèrent waitress came with some drinks and asked the rest in the group what drinks they ordered. Later came the food but not our apps we didn’t say anything and started eating then the apps came when we almost done with our meal. The food was not great and would not eat there again after all this. Also restaurant was almost empty while we were eating and took forever to get a waitress to bring our check. Very unorganized and seems they don’t want customers.

Very nice hotel - I recommend if you're trying to go to Hershey and not pay the premium of staying in Hershey. It's about 12-15 minutes to get to HersheyPark and the other attractions from here. The hotel itself is clean and the food at O'Reilly's inside the hotel is good as well.

We’re here for one night only and have no complaints. It’s convenient for our trip to Gettysburg and on to Philadelphia. The hotel seems a little dated but clean and comfortable and we would definitely consider staying here again.

A 10 minute drive from Hershey Park that retains Hershey charm. Well appointed lobby and guest rooms. Beautifully large swimming pool and small game arcade. People sensitive with asthma may have a reaction to the amount of chlorine used in the pool area. Delicious buffet breakfast that is reasonably priced.

Nice hotel in a good location. Thought free breakfast was included however it was not.

As expected, staff was pleasant and courteous. This is second stay at this hotel and will surely stay again in the future. We asked for directions for a specific store and we were given printed directions. O Reilly's was very enjoyable. Great food, friendly service.

This hotel is less than 10 minutes from the downtown and almost half as much less than the hotels in the downtown. Easy and quick check in, choice of room and quiet. Room was clean and bed was very comfortable. Bar/restaurant on site so you don't even have to go out if you're there in inclement weather.

Great restaurant too. Reilly’s Irish Pub. Nice staff They even had our bathroom towels folded into shapes

We spent 3 nights at this hotel the week after Christmas. We had planned to make it a home base for visits to Hersheypark for their holiday events, but with wind chills near 0 we ended up spending much more time at the hotel pool. We even swam while it snowed outside which was very nice! We were a little disappointed that the lobby area with bar was basically deserted the entire time we were there, but perhaps it was the result of there being no events/conferences that weekend? The attached restaurant was convenient, but we found the food mediocre at best. We would definitely stay here again, especially in the winter, primarily for the large pool and proximity to Hershey and Harrisburg.

Don’t stay on the backside if you are sensitive to the sound of trucks zooming past nonstop all night. The highway is literally out the back window!!!

E Park Drive Harrisburg PA

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle

Located within a mile (2 km) of Kohl Memorial Park, Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center is within 3 miles (5 km) of National Civil War Museum. This 174-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an indoor pool, and free self parking. Located centrally in Harrisburg, it's connected to the convention center and also close to Spring Gate Vineyard and Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace.


Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find WiFi and 42-inch a flat-screen TV with cable channels and pay movies. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include an iPod dock, a refrigerator, and a microwave.


Property features

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center features an indoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, securing valuables, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this ski hotel include a 24-hour business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, Poolside

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Family Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave

Queen 2 | Sleeps 6

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

Everyone (29) Couples (20) Business (13) Family (35) Other (3) Friends (4)
5
Partner Couples

Hotel was very clean. Staff was super nice (though housekeeping tried to key into our room like 4 times). Lobby was pretty and some rooms faced inward (towards the lobby or pool).

By on Sep 24, 2019

5
Family with small children

Clean room. Friendly staff. Nice pool. Only stayed one night. Checked in late. Didn’t get to fully enjoy hotel.

By on Sep 18, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 21, 2019

We hope to have the opportunity to exceed your expectations in the future!

5
Family with small children

Beautiful lobby, tiled roomy showers. Very nice hotel.

By on Aug 26, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 27, 2019

Thank you for the positive feedback! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future!

5
Family with small children

Pleasantly surprised as we just booked the hotel last minute. We got the family suite which was huge. It had a one bedroom with a king bed and two queen beds outside. The indoor heated pool was also great and a nice area. My son enjoyed it so much when we would swim after a day at Hersheypark which is only 20 mins away. Staff were very very nice and accommodating. My son was given a complimentary Hershey bar when we checked in. Lobby is nice and big with complimentary coffee, tea and refreshing fruit infused water. The only thing negative I can give is that the carpets are quite old and would need to be replaced soon and perhaps a paint job to make it fresh and updated. However, they are keeping it clean so it is still very good overall. Will stay here again.

By , from Clark, NJ on Aug 26, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 28, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a thorough review for the travel community. I'm glad to hear we exceeded your expectations and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon!

4
Everyone

By on Aug 8, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 31, 2019

Thank you for the review!

5
Everyone

Great hotel close to Hershey park. Kids love it and definitely will use this best western

By on Jul 25, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 29, 2019

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

5
Everyone

By on Jul 20, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 31, 2019

Thank you for the review!

4
Everyone

By on Dec 31, 2018

5
Everyone

Was a great experience. Will defiantly stay again.

By on Oct 22, 2018

2
Everyone

By on Aug 21, 2018

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 E Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17111
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