Howard Johnson Inn

473 Eisenhower Blvd., Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States (USA) near Exit 46a b on I-83 (~0.3mi)
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2 Star Property
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  • We have an outdoor pool
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 15.7%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 174 rooms in property
  • Group booking rating of 6.7/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Local Attractions

Hersheypark, Hershey's Chocolate World, PA State Farm Show Complex, PA State Capitol Building, National Civil War Museum, Lancaster County (Amish), Carlisle Fairgrounds, Gettysburg (45 Minutes).

Verified Reviews of Howard Johnson Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean and priced reasonably"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
It seems some rooms are better than others. Mine was clean and well maintained! No problems for a good price.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
29-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jul 23 to Sun Jul 27 2014 at a $63.20 average nightly rate.
"Hotel was very dirty."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
The front desk person was very nice and helpful with information on the area. Nonetheless, there was garbage piled outside of our door and the room was very dirty in need of an update.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 24 to Sat Jul 26 2014 at a $67.15 average nightly rate.
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Hallway and stairs were very dirty, old and not very clean. Bathroom shower/tub leaked. This his hotel was not what I expected!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jul 23 to Mon Jul 28 2014 at a $63.20 average nightly rate.
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The property was outdated. The staff was outstanding as well as the continental breakfast.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Jul-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 11 to Sun Jul 13 2014 at a $92.65 average nightly rate.
2.5 out of 5. Based on 1076 guest reviews

Property Description

We have 174 spacious rooms with either 1 king bed or 2 queen beds. We are conveniently located off of exit 247 of the PA Turnpike and Interstates 283, 82, 81 and Route 322. Our hotel 10 minutes from Hershey, 30 minutes from Lancaster County, 45 minutes from Gettysburg, and 5 minutes from downtown Harrisburg. All of our guest rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, coffee and coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, 50 + channel cable tv with HBO, and complimentary wireless high speed internet access. Our guests enjoy our large outdoor pool and children's pool.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 N
Year of Last Renovation: 2004
Floors: 2
Rooms: 174
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 122
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1728 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 60 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11AM - 12MId
Pool Info:
Pool open from 8:00 am until dusk.Outdoor Pool.Large pool with both shallow and deep end.
Ownership: H & H International LLC
Policies / Expenses
Group cut-off date is 2 weeks prior to arrival. Individual cancellation is 24 hours prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 20%
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 6.00 Per Night (State Hotel Occupancy Tax)
City Tax: 5.00 Per Night (County Hotel Tax)

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Our hotel is located 7 miles from the Harrisburg International Airport (MDT). We have a complimentry shuttle to and from the airport. We have an Enterprise Car Rental on our property for easy car rentals when flying into our area.

Local Shuttle Info: We offer complimentary shuttle to and from the Harrisburg International Airport

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

About Howard Johnson

  • Rise and Dine breakfast offering coffee, fruit juices, and baked goods
  • In-room coffee and High speed internet access in every room
  • Pet friendly at participating locations
  • Home Office Rooms ideal for business travelers which includes a work desk and a comfortable chair with a refrigerator and microwave

The Howard Johnson highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Howard Johnson Inn

Rate fluctuations of Howard Johnson Inn

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group prices and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 62.5% in April 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $263 in the month of June 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Howard Johnson Inn in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Howard Johnson Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Howard Johnson Inn.

Feel free to use the Howard Johnson Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Harrisburg event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
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Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1728 Sq. Mi
48 x 36 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$750.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$300.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1000.00 USD
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FAQs about Howard Johnson Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 N based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Howard Johnson Inn have?

There are 174 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Howard Johnson Inn?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

Is there a gym at Howard Johnson Inn?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great shopping. All guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Complaints about WiFi. Wifi quality could be improved. Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a pool at Howard Johnson Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Pool open from 8:00 am until dusk.Outdoor Pool.Large pool with both shallow and deep end..

Can I get a group rate at Howard Johnson Inn?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 15.7%.


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