Large family-friendly hotel located close to Hersheys Chocolate World in Hershey, PA
The Hershey Lodge offers comfortable, themed accommodation to guests visiting The Sweetest Place on Earth. Located off U.S. Route 422 (the Benjamin Franklin Highway), the establishment is conveniently positioned for those visiting Hershey, Pennsylvania either for pleasure or work.
The Lodge consists of 665 guestrooms and suites, all of which feature chocolate themed dcor and artwork in recognition of the famous chocolate manufacturer that started out in the city in 1905.
All rooms feature an en-suite bathroom with complimentary amenities. Rooms are equipped with flat-screen television, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, and alarm clock. Complimentary wireless internet access and weekday copies of USA Today are also provided.
The large hotel establishment features four dining options. Lebbie Lebkichers serves a made to order breakfast each morning. The Hershey Grill is an ideal family restaurant. The Bears Den is both family and sports friendly, showing the weeks big games on the big screen. The Forebay is a little more private and ideal for couples looking to enjoy a romantic break. The hotel also houses its own coffeehouse, the Cocoa Beanery.
Guests at the hotel will find that there is a wide range of recreational activities to be enjoyed, starting with the Chocolate Spa. This full service spa offers an array of treatments and procedures, some of which use chocolate as the key ingredient. Being that this is Chocolatetown, USA, this shouldnt really seem out of the ordinary.
The Hershey Lodge also features a number of more traditional activities for guests to enjoy. Guests can make use of a heated indoor pool that is accompanied by a wading pool for younger guests and a whirlpool for older guests. Two seasonal outdoor swimming pools offer guests the opportunity to splash about or simply sunbathe. Aqua aerobics classes, a dry sauna, and variety of pool games are also available.
Other outdoor activities include basketball, tennis, shuffleboard, Segway tours, falconry, and a childrens playground, whilst an indoor game room and Wii room provides entertainment for a rainy day. Children may also get a kick out of the kids check-in service.
The hotel also offers a fitness room, featuring weights, cardiovascular equipment, and medicine balls for those that wish to maintain a keep-fit regime.
Corporate visitors to Hershey, PA will find that the hotel is equipped with a fitness center and a number of meeting and function rooms. These prove suitable for those looking to meet with clients or colleagues on a neutral ground, or against a fun backdrop. Dry cleaning and laundry services are also available, as is an ATM and concierge.
It should come as no surprise that the Hershey Company has a large presence in its home city. The most popular tourist attraction to be found is Hersheys Chocolate World, a visitor center that offers visitors the chance to see how chocolate products are made close up. Themed shops, restaurants, and rides are prevalent. Hersheypark, with its thrill rides, stadiums, and chocolate museum, can also be found here, just a short distance from the Hershey Lodge itself.