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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

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Address: 777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
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+1 717-469-2211
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Full on Sat Night

What a busy place. Parking lot was nearly full. There is a good variety of slot machines. Also, a couple non smoking areas, but when I walked into the casino, the smoky smell was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
maryannGoffstown_Nh
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a busy place. Parking lot was nearly full. There is a good variety of slot machines. Also, a couple non smoking areas, but when I walked into the casino, the smoky smell was terrible. They need better ventilation. That's my only complaint.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This casino is in a beautiful setting. Easy to get to off 81. Grantville exit. They have horse racing. Lots of slot machines. Game tables also. Some great places to eat. There is a buffet, and a steak house. And a food court. Soda stations around so you can get your own sodas. Always have fun promotions. They also have... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

The entertainment was good. I didn't like that you don't get complimentary drinks while playing video poker. I thought the machines were a little tight.

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Thank Bob L
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Although we are not big gamblers, we drove a couple of hours on a Saturday afternoon to visit Hollywood. The weather was cloudy with rain so we thought "What the heck!" My wife and I each brought $100 to "play" with. I started out playing quarter poker slots and my cash dwindled downward. My wife started playing regular quarter slots.... More 

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Thank 925CountryEd
San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I play craps all over the United States. If your are sensitive to smoke, stay away from this casino. The casino Smoking Area is not available near the craps tables. Casinos in MD and DC are smoke free as they have smoking areas that are completely separated. The PA rules on indoor smoking do little to protect the public from... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Conveniently located to I-81, Hershey, and Harrisburg areas. Plenty of opportunities to lose your money gambling at the Casino or racetrack. We went there to enjoy the Friday night band and do a bit of dancing. The dance floor can get crowded. Drinks are reasonably priced, but you can even get water and soft drinks FREE at self-serve vending areas.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

To many smoking areas Casino floor has a very weird setup and most of the good slot machines r in a smoking area.

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Endicott, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We have been to the Hollywood Casino three times. Friendly staff and many restaurants. Smoking is somewhat bothersome. Too many old slots. Enjoy horse races.

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Thank Deb L
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We couldn't believe how close it is to Hershey. Casino is lovely and offers all choices. Several excellent restaurants. We always try during each visit different one and never have been dissapointed.

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Thank Lewis S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The epic buffet was amazing with the best crabs I have tasted. I would most definitely recommend the trip based on the food itself. Casino was nice but no wins for us that night.

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