Where to Stay During a Visit to Hershey Park

Where to Stay During a Visit to Hershey Park

Positively stuffed to the brim with chocolate goodness, Hersheypark in Hershey, #Pennsylvania is a sweet fanatic's dream. After getting lost in a #foodanddrink coma, you'll need somewhere for the #family to stay, and the Days Inn Hershey has my vote.


My goal, when traveling to an amusement park, is to find a hotel that is as close to the park as possible. The last thing you want to do is waste time in a car the day of the actual activity.

So, that’s where my searches always take me. It’s quick and easy. And it worked the same for our upcoming stay to Hershey Park.

A fantastic Hershey's kiss shaped light
A fantastic Hershey's kiss shaped light

In this case, Days Inn Hershey was the top choice.

The entrance to the Days Inn Hershey
The entrance to the Days Inn Hershey

We decided not to stay at the Hershey Resort since we would arrive late the night before our amusement park day and leave the morning after we visited it. 

from  $90.35

Hotel Days Inn Hershey

 350 W Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA, United States
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So we wouldn’t really have a chance to enjoy the full resort experience. And after doing the distance calculations, the difference was so minimal yet the price was literally six times more. So this was kind of a no-brainer.

Our Stay At The Days Inn Hershey

Look at the amazing welcome our hotel had for us. Chocolates galore! I know at first it looks like major trouble. As in, my kids are going to be so high on chocolate I’m going to want to simply jump out the window. But it worked to my advantage. I was able to bribe them to behave well by promising chocolate.

A chocolate-y welcome!
A chocolate-y welcome!

But the biggest reward was our window view. We literally were looking at the park which was ‘almost’ touchable, but still not. This was my best bargaining tool. And it really worked.

Our room looked out over Hershey park
Our room looked out over Hersheypark

Another big plus for me is breakfast included. Whoever has traveled to any amusement park with kids, you know that any distraction or detour from the park is a major drama. This way, the breakfast is in the hotel.

Breakfast included is always a plus
Breakfast included is always a plus

Super convenient and quite tasty.

Convenient breakfast buffet and plenty of coffee!
Convenient breakfast buffet and plenty of coffee!

One important note – breakfast time, since it is a buffet style, can get really chaotic. The best times is as early as possible or as close to finishing time.

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