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Mechanicsville, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always enjoy our stay at the Harrisburg, PA Best Western. The staff has the best Customer Service of any hotel I've stayed. The hotel is showing a few signs of age, but overall, it is a great value with staff that is very attentive to every issue and makes sure your expectations have been met or exceeded.

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Mays Landing, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was great, the pub for dinner was not. The room was not thoroughly cleaned from the toilets to the pillows. Floor not vacuumed and slow draining tub. Very disappointed and will not stay again. To say that we were disappointed is an understatement. I've stayed at other Best Westerns and they were significantly better than this one.

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are appreciative of the comments you have shared, as the feedback provided by our guests provides us with invaluable insight into the areas where we have an opportunity to improve upon our accommodations. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for the uncharacteristic experiences you encountered during your time with us. Most...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel lobby is absolutely beautiful. You can not go wrong with the Irish pub as this is my second stay here and have yet to have a bad entree or drink. This is my second time staying here for a corporate event. Last year was wonderful. I had a room with a balcony and the bed was plush and...

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to share your comments concerning your recent overnight experience us at the Central Hotel. We are appreciative of the opportunity to welcome you back following a previous experience; however, we are disappointed to hear that we did not fully exceed your expectations during your most recent stay. We are surprised to...

Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the exterior, the hotel looks like a basic exit ramp hotel. When you approach the lobby, the twinkling lights and rich wood accents let you know you may have made a good choice. Family rooms are huge, beds comfy and quality amenities are offered.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Western Premier in Harrisburg boasts clean and spacious rooms with a very courteous and gracious staff. This venue really exceeded my expectations for a Best Western. I wish I could have stayed longer, actually.

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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 overnight experience at the Central Hotel with the travel community. We are proud to provide our guests with clean, comfortable guest rooms, and are pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations. We wish you, and your family, a very enjoyable holiday season, and look forward to an opportunity to serve you...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 3 days here for a conference and one overnight as I live nearby. The staff was fantastic. Food was good. Room was clean and comfortable. Quiet even with a soccer team and another group in house. Calvin was a tremendous help to a fellow conference attendee whose car battery died. Teresa a banquet staff member was so nice going...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel was very nice, comfy beds, and quiet on the seconds floor. It was clean and nice. Bathroom was small and the shower faucet was very hard to twist. Shower had great pressure. The pub had good food and drinks, but the service was not so good. Slow and forgot garnishes on drinks and seemed like he didn't really know...

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Leetsdale, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love staying in this hotel when I am in the Harrisburg area. They do a wonderful job in catering and ballroom staff and waiters...The sleeping rooms are nice as well. Might need some updates slowly as wear and tear...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This BW Premier property does it very well. Near the capitol city, but easily accessible from the highway. Plenty of parking on site for regular stays or conferences. Several exterior entrances make access to rooms more convenient. Hotel and rooms appear to recently renovated, a King + sofa room had a large shower, taking the entire tub area. Rooms are...

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Halifax, PA, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this property because I was having a medical procedure done and it was close to the doctor's office. This way, my wife could drop me off, and then return to the hotel rather than wait in the waiting area. I had stayed here several years ago and the place was showing its age then. Apparently, they completely...

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Peter C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear William S, Thank you for sharing your most recent experiences with the travel community! It was such a pleasure to speak with you following your time with us, and I am pleased to hear that you will be staying with us again in the future! We are committed to providing our guests with an exceptional value through clean, well-maintained...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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At the Best Western Premier, the Central Hotel you are sure to experience ultra clean, comfortable guest room accommodations certain to exceed your expectations. We are confident we will provide a memorable overnight experience through friendly, personalized service paired with a distinct style, and plush guest room amenities sure to please. O’Reilly’s Tap Room & Kitchen, our on-site full service restaurant, offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, and features fresh local favorites, as well as classic Irish specialties. All of our guest room accommodations include: 42-inch flat-screen television complete with HD service, Complimentary wireless high-speed internet access, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, and Microwave, IHome clock radio and docking station, Iron/Ironing Board, In room Safe, Complimentary Bottled Water, and full use of all hotel amenities including Heated Indoor Pool, Fitness Center, Guest Laundry, Dry Cleaning Service, Extensive Business Center, and Sundries Shop.Our location is convenient to both I-81, and I-83, just east of Harrisburg, and west of Hershey. Our proximity to the Harrisburg International Airport, and Harrisburg’s Train and Bus Station, paired with complimentary shuttle service to each, make The Central Hotel a perfect venue for overnight guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 800 E Park Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2807
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Harrisburg
Price Range: $117 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PREMIER The Central Hotel & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
Best Western Premier The Central Hotel Harrisburg
Best Western Premier The Central Hotel And Conference Center
Four Points By Sheraton Harrisburg
Sheraton Hotel Harrisburg Pa
Sheraton Harrisburg
Harrisburg Sheraton
Harrisburg Four Points
Four Points Harrisburg
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#1 Business Hotel in Harrisburg
#2 Family Hotel in Harrisburg
#3 Romantic Hotel in Harrisburg
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“I stayed on the third floor. The room was very nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Q3508ZVwilliams, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balconies, quiet rooms abound, quick jaunt to downtown.”
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“Deluxe king on 1st floor has patio, upper floors have balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles herbieBme, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from rooms around the pool area. There are times kids were still bouncing a ball against the wall near our glass door.”
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“Choose parking lot side.”
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