What to Know About Staying at the

Hershey Lodge


If you are visiting Hershey Park, staying at the on-site Hershey Lodge might be the right choice for your family and I hope this post helps you make that choice!

What to Know About Staying at the Hershey Lodge


The Hershey Lodge has a cozy lodge style feel. There is a fireplace welcoming guests into the lobby as the smell of chocolate fills the air. This resort is a moderate level resort that has an on-site water park and caters to families of all ages. This hotel has all the amenities for families with kids making it a great choice for your visit. This is a very large resort and at times they host conventions at the resort. This can make it busier during your stay. You can check with the resort during booking for more information on this.

What is the lodge like?

The Hershey Lodge is $299/night making it a more affordable option for families as compared to the other on-site hotels.

How much does it cost?

The Hershey Lodge rooms have been recently renovated. They have subtle hints of Hershey kisses in the decor.

What are the rooms like?

The Hershey Lodge has Hershey Water Works an indoor water park that has slides and spray playgrounds. They also have a standard outdoor pool. Depending on the season you visit the indoor water park may be a huge perk.

What about the pool?

The Hershey Lodge is a few miles away from the park. There are other hotels, such as Hotel Hershey, that is much, much closer.

How close is it to the park?

The Hershey Lodge has the Hershey Grill, Revelry, The Bear’s Den, Fire & Grain, Cocoa Beanery, and Cocoa Cafe. These restaurants are family friendly and have options to make most families happy.

What about dining options?

Hershey Lodge offers different amenities and kids activities daily. One of the fun activities is the Kid’s Check-In. This lets the kids check-in and receive a free lanyard and participate in fun activities. You can also play Binog, Roast S’mores, see Hershey Characters, and Animal Encounters with ZooAmerica. There is a family game room, arcade, basketball court, tennis court, and miniature golf course.

Are there options for the kids?