Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free airport shuttle and restaurant


This family-friendly Harrisburg hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Kohl Memorial Park and National Civil War Museum. Pennsylvania State Capitol and Shoppes at Susquehanna Marketplace are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and free train station pick-up. Other amenities include a 24-hour business center, a conference center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 174 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Free WiFi and iPod docks are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 E Park Drive Harrisburg PA 17111

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 17000 square feet (1530 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers an indoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. A roundtrip airport shuttle and a train station pick-up service are complimentary for guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Best Western Premier The Central Hotel & Conference Center is a smoke-free property.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 174 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1530 
  • Conference center 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Pay movies 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • In-room safe 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

OReillys Taproom - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool.

Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards not accepted


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 25.00
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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