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“Small one Bedroom Suite” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey

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Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4480 Lewis Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111   |  
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Ranked #15 of 50 Hotels in Harrisburg
Cincinnati, Ohio
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48 hotel reviews
Reviews in 91 cities Reviews in 91 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
“Small one Bedroom Suite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am a Platinum member and stayed here while on vacation with our kids. I always get upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite or a bigger 1 bedroom suite. We have 2 teenagers and our room was small.

It was CLEAN but too small.

We went to chocolate world and Gettysburg. I highly recommend it!!!!!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, June 21, 2014
We value your loyalty to the marriott rewards program, and appreciate the time you took to review our property. I'm glad you enjoyed our high quality of cleanliness, but sorry to hear the room wasn't large enough for you. Might I recommend our two bedroom suite or penthouse suite for optimal beds, space and privacy. The area has lots to offer and it's great to hear you took advantage of this! We hope to see you again in the future!
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bay City, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Best Residence Inn I have ever stayed in. All front desk was very friendly and helpful. The room was very big, clean, and had 2 beds (very rare for a Residence Inn). We had no trouble navigating the area. An easy short drive to Hershey Park and much cheaper than the hotels in the town of Hershey. The money we saved staying here paid for our park tickets (discount tickets for park at Giant Food Store) and food. Daily morning hot breakfast buffet was great. Loved the blueberry muffins. Monday thru Thursday evening social served a full meal. Meat, salad, and veggies was offered free. Each night was different but the one we were there for was delicious. A keg of beer is offered and free if you like beer. Large shopping mall was close by on Bass Pro Shop drive. I would stay here again if in the area.

Room Tip: a room away from the highway is quieter.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, June 21, 2014
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I'm glad to see that you utilized all that our hotel has to offer, and it warms our hearts to hear how much you enjoyed your stay! We are proud of the complimentary breakfast and weekday reception that we offer, and it means a lot to us that your family benefited from our large suites. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Dyer, Indiana
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The hotel was descent, no complaints on the room or stay. However, this hotel is NOT in a nice area. It is located in a completely industrial area and nowhere near Hershey park or close to any restaurants. The staff was friendly with the exception of the maid who seemed annoyed that we were not out of our room yet as of only 9:30 am. I don't recommend this location for families.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, June 15, 2014
We appreciate all your feedback and I'm glad to hear that you had no complaints about the actual property itself. With that being said, I'm sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with the immediate surrounding area. We think our property is in a great location with close proximity to downtown Harrisburg and all the Hershey attractions. We also provide all of our guests with a local area information packet that has multiple restaurants within close proximity to the hotel. Our front desk staff are always readily available for recommendations on where to dine! We hope to see you again in the future!
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Germantown, Maryland
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10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The desk staff person was welcoming and nice. We arrived at the hotel a little before check-in. He checked us in and told us that he would call us when our room was ready. While waiting, we took a short trip to the Target that was a few blocks away. We received a call from the desk staff shortly after we left informing us that our room was ready.

The room had a great layout, lots of space, and was very comfortable. My son claimed and loved the loft. The negatives about the room were that the bed was really hard and uncomfortable, the TV pictures weren't sharp, the sofa looked like it needed to be cleaned and had short white hairs across the back where your head rests, and the wooden outside stairs that go up to the room were narrow, old, and scary. Overall, we enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Thank you for your 4 star review. We are so pleased that you had a pleasant check in experience. Our property also has a two bedroom suite, which has the same room accommodations on one level. This option may suit your family needs better. Thank you again for choosing our Residence Inn.
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New Jersey
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We recently visited the Hershey area and needed space for lodging. We had 4 teen girls for a "Birthday" trip and one hotel room with one bathroom would not work for us.

The Hotel is located in more of an Industrial area, but it was quiet. We had a great room with a loft, 2 bathrooms, nice sized kitchen, and living area.

That was perfect for what we needed! The girls were thrilled and had a great time using the pools. Hershey is not far away at all. Under a 10 minute ride. Also, nearby is plenty of places to dine or shop.

We found our unit to be very clean and comfortable. The kitchen was also a great perk!

The free breakfast was good and everyone enjoyed their morning meals. I would recommend this place for anyone looking for a place to stay with a family with older children needing their privacy and space.

Room Tip: This Hotel also takes dogs. I enjoyed walking around and seeing the friendly people with their pets...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, June 8, 2014
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy your family was able to take advantage of our wonderful amenities, our larger size suites, and our four legged friends. Also we would like to wish your daughter a belated birthday! We are looking forward to see you in the future.
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Because of traffic, we were not sure where we would end up for the night, so didn't call for a room until we were only an hour away- and boy are we glad we picked this hotel!! The hotel staff were all so friendly and courteous, and the room was delightful. Our room was a studio style suite and was very comfortable, with a nice TV, kitchenette, and plenty of room. Our stay was quiet and comfortable. We used the internet with no problem and I used the fitness center, which had an eliptical and treadmill. The breakfast was good with plenty of choices - even fresh eggs. Overall, a very nice stay- we liked it so much, we are planning to stay there on our return trip!

Room Tip: Our room was on the side farthest from the highway- and was quiet and easy to access.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Hi LG12112, Thank you for providing such a glowing review of our hotel! We appreciate you taking the time to give feedback on your stay. I am happy to hear your accommodations were comfortable and relaxing and our amenities met all your needs.
We look forward to seeing you during your next stay with us!
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Rocky mountains
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I think that to be perfectly transparent folks need to know that some of the units at this Residence Inn are located in such proximity to a busy highway that you can look out your window and see the trucks and cars passing by . You can certainly hear them at all hours . It is an unpleasant surprise as is the two story walk up to several units .

Room Tip: Make sure you ask for a room that is not next to the highway.
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Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Donna H, General Manager at Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey, responded to this review, May 26, 2014
Hello Cusemeister, Thank you for providing feedback on your recent stay. I am so sorry to hear you were disturbed by local traffic during your stay. Our hotel is an apartment style Residence Inn with private entrances. We do offer suites in many locations on our property with first and second floor stair access. We look forward to accommodating you in the future.
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Address: 4480 Lewis Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Harrisburg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Harrisburg
#15 Romantic Hotel in Harrisburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey 3*
Number of rooms: 122
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Residence Inn by Marriott Harrisburg Hershey hotel offers guests spacious suites with separate living and sleeping areas, fully equipped kitchens, free wireless Internet access, pool, heated spa and Sport Court-all the comforts of home. Attractions near the hotel are Hershey Park & Stadium, Indian Echo Caverns, Whitaker Center, Zoo America, AACA Museum, National Civil War Museum, RiverSide Stadium, State Museum of Pennsylvania and the State Capitol. Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey shopping is plentiful at Harrisburg Mall, Colonial Park Mall, Outlets at Hershey and Strawberry Square. Guests to the hotel enjoy complimentary breakfast buffet daily and light dinners Mon-Thurs. Visitors to University of Harrisburg and Temple University are within 5 miles of Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey hotel. Come stay with us at the Residence Inn Harrisburg Hershey hotel. We are a pet friendly hotel allowing pets in studio and Penthouse suites only for a $100 non refundable fee. ... more   less 
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