Hersheypark

Hersheypark, Hershey: Address, Phone Number, Hersheypark Reviews: 4/5

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Hersheypark is THE premier historic family amusement and water park with something for everyone. Genuine hospitality, thrilling rides and attractions, water fun and live entertainment are all part of the authentic Hershey experience. Generations share memorable times in Hersheypark, the centerpiece attraction in one of the world's unique resort destinations. Located in a town founded by an American icon who created a brand that is synonymous with trust and quality, Hersheypark upholds the standard of excellence and advances the legacy of Milton S. Hershey.
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Michael L
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Insane Lines, most rides closed.
Nov 2021
We went for the Hershey Park Christmas, went on Saturday after Thanksgiving, with the hope to have a great family day with our teenager and early 20's daughters. It was about 40 degrees, no roller coasters were open, but one, the Super Dooper Looper, "due to the cold" and that one had a 3 hour wait - most of the older age rides were closed, and the younger aged rides had insane wait times. Just mobs of people waiting in insane lines for the few rides that were open, even the line to see the Reindeer was over an hour plus. The free tour of Hershey world was a 45 minute wait, and was just a fake rendition of the real chocolate factory. At 2:00 pm when the park opened, it took 45 minutes just to get in. How in the world Hershey park justified the prices is beyond me. We then did the Hershey Sweet Lights - another 35.00 cost to wait in a car line for 30-45 minutes for a 20 minute ride through some lights, which while cool, had a tough time justifying time and money for it. Might have just been the day we chose, but if looking for the weekend after Thanksgiving, stay away and look for another one
Written 29 November 2021
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Cheryl B
va38 contributions
Christmas Light Review
Nov 2021
Never having been to Hershey before, I was very disappointed in the lack of knowing where anything really was. Also, a path along the water you could see had been decorated, but the lights were off and the path was closed. Having been to Busch Gardens in VA, this light display was disappointing. And the lines, everywhere... WOW. Was excited they had a Tilt a Whirl
Written 29 November 2021
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902jimt
Lorain, OH41 contributions
Melted chocolate.
Nov 2021 • Family
Very disappointed in the Christmas tradition this year. The hotels are oversold, and the park is barely open. The lights are not nearly what they used to be, they reduced hours have massive crowds everywhere, half of the rides are not working, it was definitely not worth the trip out here this year. Skip it and try coming again in the summer when things are fully open
Written 27 November 2021
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Linda Young
1 contribution
Save your money
Nov 2021 • Family
I spent $400 for 6 tickets and parking another 30 for drink cups and refills. Got there at 3 after waiting an hour stuck in traffic before getting on 322. 45. minutes trying to get in the parking lot. Once in the park we rode the carorsel 29 minutes for that line. Went to get cups for drinks 25 minutes for that. Went to monorail 40 minutes for that. Could only fill hot chocolate mug at certain places lines so long gave up.Bigger kids went to Laugh Track spent 2 hours in line for that then went they finally got to the building was told it was another hour. Park is so dark people running in to stoller. Stood in line an hour to walk though to let the 3 year old see the reindeer. The zoo closed at 4:30 so could not go there. By this time baby was cold told the bigger kids would see them at Chocolate World lines long in there and the bakery and a lot of the food places closed. Lines to checkout anything in the store were at least 20 minutes long. The attraction closes at 7 this is at 6:30. The bigger kids finally meet up with us but still didn't get to ride Laugh Track. So in all I spent $400 to ride 3 rides The worst part was I am 70 years old and don't ride Rides. TOTAL RIP-OFF. On way out went to customer service to say something to them was told they would give me a voucher for next year. Fat chance on that happening
Written 21 November 2021
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Scott P
Berwyn, PA3 contributions
Price Gouging Ruins a Family Tradition
Nov 2021
Going to Christmas Candylane has been a family tradition for over 25 years, but sadly corporate holiday greed may make this year the last. When we first started coming here during the holidays it was free to walk through and look at the lights. You paid for your child to ride the kiddie rides, which were really all that was running. They then added a reasonable admission price of under $20 and opened up a few of the bigger rides, which honestly are not too fun when it's below 40 degrees out. This year I went to get our tickets from the dutch county boy scouts like I always do and was informed they were denied their yearly fundraiser by Hershey. I proceeded to Hershey's online site to get my tickets and was astonished to find they were $45 (on sale from $76). So basically they now charge regular summertime admission to go to a park that only has a quarter of the rides running. No way the park is worth that in the middle of the winter in freezing temps that make rides miserable. So comes an end to a great family tradition.
Written 20 November 2021
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Brittany C
3 contributions
Never Again!
Sep 2021
This comment is specific to their customer service and pricing. My family of five came this past summer and stayed at the HP Campground. We bought a two day pass for all of us at the park. Never again! They closed the park on the second day due to weather and the only thing they could do was give us until January 2, 2022 to return. We do not live in the country. This was a very special trip for the family and we spent way too much money. Hershey Park and the campground really took advantage and is doing nothing to help due to the circumstances. The customer service woman even had the nerve to say they didn't close according to her calendar and they are rain or shine. Clearly not! They will take your money, but don't expect anything in return if something doesn't go according to plan. We will not be back!
Written 18 November 2021
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Timezone Travelers
Venice, FL1,576 contributions
Love me some Hershey's
Nov 2021
Candylane 2021. Very cold evening and windy but part done right. Many rides closed due to cold but the staff are always with a smile and Gerry in Security is absolute GEM for the park.
Written 15 November 2021
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otis824
Severna Park, MD3 contributions
No coasters open
Nov 2021 • Family
We have been coming to Hershey park for many years. The park has never disappointed us until yesterday. We drove 1:45 minutes to find out not one major roller coaster was open. In fact, they had 12 coasters closed. I have been to Hershey park at this time of year in the past and we certainly did not experience these types of ride closures. Please, do not go if you want to ride roller coasters. If the park can not staff their business and only a quarter of the rides are open, the price should reflect this. A 50$ price tag per ticket is ridiculous. Maybe 30$ at best for what they had to offer.
Written 14 November 2021
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LBK402
Frederick, MD5 contributions
BEWARE almost all coasters are currently closed
Nov 2021
BEWARE, ALMOST NO RIDES WERE OPEN on a sunny and beautiful fall afternoon. The devious, money-grubbing park doesn't give ANY warning about it on their park app or website, other than the usual footnote that rides are "subject to change" (and of course we know that they are never ALL running, all the time...) We drove 1.5 hrs to the park only to find all of our favorite roller coasters were closed. It took us less than an hour to ride the three coasters that were open, and then we were done. Complete waste of time, gas, tickets, etc.
Written 8 November 2021
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Charlie F
1 contribution
Hersheypark Miltons
Oct 2021 • Family
Miltons food court was terribly disappointing on 10/30/2021.
After waiting 15 minutes on line to order food, it took another 40 minutes to get 4 kid meals.
Tables were filthy.
Not enough staff on hand to manage the the counter. Never saw anyone wiping down tables or cleaning floors.
Not the high Hershey standard I’ve come to expect…9 time visitor over 20 years.
Written 31 October 2021
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