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This hotel and its staff were a definite bright spot in a rough day of delayed flights and missed connections that resulted in having to fly to Harrisburg and rent a car to drive a day late to our original location. The desk clerk was very patient and understanding with my multiple phone calls to reserve a room and update her with arrival times as they changed. The shuttle driver who picked us up well after midnight greeted us with a smile and was friendly and courteous. The hotel was elegant, and the room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast buffet offered a delicious variety of choices. Our next shuttle driver was also a very pleasant gentleman. Outstanding experience overall.

Various noises from various mechanicals and the elevator made it nearly impossible to sleep

The staff was friendly, excellent help and they remembered who we were any time we went to the desk with a question.

Pro: The location is good only 10 minutes from MDT. Cons: Some of the furniture was not in the best shape.

room was not clean, phone did not work. The staff was not that friendly. It was not up to my expectations for a Holiday Inn

Room was ok for a one night stay. I thought they had a free continental breakfast but it was $10.50 for a buffet breakfast in the restaurant.

Kept finding trash from previous guests on floor. Cleaning between my first and second night’s was only halfway done. Hotel staff got confused three times about which credit card I wanted to use out of the two they had on file for me, business and personal, which was frustrating.

The electricity went out around 630am, but they still offered a full hot breakfast with the limited lighting enhanced by candlelight. True service.

Rooms were ok. We were a group of 4, check in was quick and they told us the breakfast hours and where it was. When we went to breakfast the next morning they asked for our room number and sat us down at a table for a poor quality buffet breakfast which we assumed was included. When we got up to leave they told us we owed $45 for the four of us. No one mentioned beforehand that it wasn't complementary and when I told the receptionist about it she rudely told me we should never assume and that they make a habit of not telling people as it is free for some but not everyone.

We traveled a long distance and they were very accommodating to our late arrival - even offered a late check out. We had an early schedule and was unable to accept the offer. The room was nice but there was a terrible smell when I stepped out of the elevator. We were there such a short time I did not bother to report it to the staff. Overall the experience was good. Clean room and friendly staff.

The purpose of our trip was to visit Hershey Park which was 20 mins away. As soon as I checked in I noticed pieces of corn kernels on the floor. I mentioned it the next morning and they advised would send someone up to vacuum. We left to have breakfast and when we returned the door was left open. We called to complain and the front desk lady seemed very confused. We left to go to Hershey and when we returned neither of our keys worked so we had to go back down to get another key. Hotel Staff were all very confused and unhelpful. The bathroom sink pipe leaked, the towels were all damp and the bathroom did not have a fan in it. Our friends stayed there too and they had to switch rooms because their room had a ton of spiders near the window. When they called the front desk said that that room was an ongoing issue because of the way the outside light hit that window, so why use that room? I wouldn't recommend this hotel.

Hotel was beautiful. Rooms were clean and new. The only thing I did not like was , when I turned my sheets over we found several black long hairs on them. Called house keeping to have them changed.. That also happened to my friend who also so was staying at a different room..

Hotel staff very professional and friendly. Hotel/room very clean

Met expectations. Good Location for Business. If in the area, would stay again.

South Eisenhower Blvd Middletown PA

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle

Holiday Inn Harrisburg East places you within a 10-minute drive of Penn State Harrisburg and Kohl Memorial Park. This 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 175 rooms and conveniences like an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

This hotel is home to a family restaurant and a bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is available for a fee.


Rooms

All of Holiday Inn Harrisburg East's 175 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

At Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, securing valuables, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and a computer station.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 5

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 4

Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Harrisburg East

Everyone (11) Business (1) Family (3)
5
Family

This hotel and its staff were a definite bright spot in a rough day of delayed flights and missed connections that resulted in having to fly to Harrisburg and rent a car to drive a day late to our original location. The desk clerk was very patient and understanding with my multiple phone calls to reserve a room and update her with arrival times as they changed. The shuttle driver who picked us up well after midnight greeted us with a smile and was friendly and courteous. The hotel was elegant, and the room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast buffet offered a delicious variety of choices. Our next shuttle driver was also a very pleasant gentleman. Outstanding experience overall.

By on Aug 16, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 16, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review from your most recent stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that you found everything to your liking while staying us. It is always inspiring when a guest takes the time to acknowledge the hard work the staff does day in and day out. We strive to excel passed the highest level of expectations from each and every guest we encounter and it is clear we did that with you and your party. We know after a day of missed flight and chaos at the airports, it is nice to be able to come back and relax in a clean and comfortable room while being greeted by our staff. We like to think we have some of the friendliest staff in the central Pennsylvania area. Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Harrisburg East and safe travels.

1
Family

Various noises from various mechanicals and the elevator made it nearly impossible to sleep

By on Jul 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 19, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some insight into your recent stay with us. We are sorry to hear that you encountered some noise that made it hard to sleep. We do offer sleep kits at the front desk as we know a good night sleep is always important while traveling. We hope we have the opportunity to have you stay with us again to show you this was an exception. Thank you again for your feedback and safe travels.

5
Everyone

By on May 13, 2019

Review comment responded on May 14, 2019

Thank you for providing us some feedback from your recent stay. We are pleased to hear everything was to your liking while staying with us. We hope to have you stay with us again on your next trip to the Harrisburg area. Thank you again for staying with us and safe travels.

5
Family Family with small children Friends

The staff was friendly, excellent help and they remembered who we were any time we went to the desk with a question.

By , from parsippany, nj on Apr 25, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 26, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some insight into your recent stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that you found everything to your liking while staying with us. We strive to excel passed the highest level of expectations. It is always moving when a guest takes the time to acknowledge the hard work the staff does. We hope we have the opportunity to have you stay with us again while in the central Pennsylvania area. Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Harrisburg East and safe travels.

5
Everyone

By on Apr 19, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 19, 2019

Thank you for providing us some feedback from your recent stay. We are pleased to hear everything was to your liking while staying with us. We hope to have you stay with us again on your next trip to the Harrisburg area. Thank you again for staying with us and safe travels.

5
Business Business

Pro: The location is good only 10 minutes from MDT. Cons: Some of the furniture was not in the best shape.

By on Apr 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 18, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback from your recent stay. We are thrilled to hear you found much of your stay to your liking. We hope we have the opportunity to have you stay with us on your next trip to the Harrisburg area. Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Harrisburg East and safe travels.

2
Everyone

room was not clean, phone did not work. The staff was not that friendly. It was not up to my expectations for a Holiday Inn

By on Dec 26, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 6, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review from your recent stay. Please know your feedback is very important to us. I am doing some research to establish which room you were in so we can send maintenance to repair the phone in that room and take corrective action with the housekeeper who cleaned your room. I also want to apologize for the staff that may not have been friendly. I am going to do my absolute best to determine who you spoke with to ensure it does not happen in the future. Thank you for choosing Holiday Inn Harrisburg East and safe travels.

3
Everyone

Room was ok for a one night stay. I thought they had a free continental breakfast but it was $10.50 for a buffet breakfast in the restaurant.

By , from Coopersburg PA on May 22, 2018

Review comment responded on May 22, 2018

Linda, I am sorry you thought we were a Holiday Inn Express, We are a full service hotel with a restaurant and lounge and unfortunately do not offer a complimentary breakfast. Every morning we cook our hot breakfast items fresh and offer a cook to order menu for our guests. We do appreciate guest feedback and hope to see you back again soon.

2
Everyone

Kept finding trash from previous guests on floor. Cleaning between my first and second night’s was only halfway done. Hotel staff got confused three times about which credit card I wanted to use out of the two they had on file for me, business and personal, which was frustrating.

By on May 12, 2018

Review comment responded on May 12, 2018

Thank you for leaving some feedback from your recent stay. We take all feedback as good feedback as it helps us focus in on our problem areas. Housekeeping was notified about the issues in which you addressed and I am personally going to address the credit card issues you encountered. We hope that we have another opportunity to leave a positive long lasting impression. Thank you again for choosing the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East and safe travels.

4

awesome breakfast, accommodating staff

Everyone

The electricity went out around 630am, but they still offered a full hot breakfast with the limited lighting enhanced by candlelight. True service.

By on Nov 20, 2017

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