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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
+1 717-469-2211
Review Highlights
nice casino

Went to this casino twice on my visit lost the first time and when I returned ended up winning all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael B
Damascus, Maryland

Stopped for a brief early morning visit during our departure from Hershey. The casino was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“nice casino” (38 reviews)
“horse racing” (32 reviews)
“table games” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028-9237
+1 717-469-2211
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to this casino twice on my visit lost the first time and when I returned ended up winning all my money back and more thanks so much for making my trip good!!!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a brief early morning visit during our departure from Hershey. The casino was practically deserted (we’re used to the Bethlehem Sands, which is much busier). The place is surprisingly large for being in the boondocks. The layout is wandering, like in Atlantic City...More

Thank JoeyNMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed everything about this experience, with the exception of all the smoke in the place, which we understand and did expect. There are specified non-smoking areas, but they are pretty ineffective. Again, the experience was super, and I am really not complaining....just be...More

Thank HappyTwoGuests
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is strictly for the track, not the casino. The layout of the outdoor viewing areas are good. The snack bar leaves much to be desired. The service is slow, the food options are minimal. What options they do have are expensive and not...More

Thank DMSMD64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited tracks both.in the USA and abroad. Without a doubt Penn National is one of the best. You first need to get past the quality of horses which is not very good. However the races are very competitive which can mean better payouts...More

Thank theokodjak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went here for the buffet but spent an hour playing some slots after we ate.My wife finally found a penny machine but then observed it was a minimum of 50 credits to play ?! So when is a penny machine really a penny machine?...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

i recently took trip to hollywood casino via a bus trip, upon arriving it took someone from the casino oveer 30 minutes to board our bus after a long trip being on the bus longer to wait was upsetting then the hose did not have...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I believe I have visited 18 Penn National properties and while this isn't the best one in their family of casinos, it certainly is not the worst--which is somewhat disappointing considering it bears the name of the parent corporation. I could list 3 or 4...More

1  Thank TravellinTex1
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We have never been here so we decided to go in. Very clean, no stale smoke smell...even though we are both smokers. It has separate nonsmoking areas. I did hit fairly big on 1 of the machines so I was a happy camper!

Thank teddy6617
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lots of slot machines, live poker and typical table games. Typical, small-ish casino. They charge for drinks when you are gambling. No hotel attached. Nearest hotel is probably about 3 miles.

Thank sherburd
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Kyle L
Is there a shuttle bus that runs from casino to hotel? Which Hotel?
11 February 2017|
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Response from lakrav | Reviewed this property |
Not from where we stayed at the Hilton.
Florence O
Does the casino offer free slot play for first time players?
27 October 2016|
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Response from TravelerSenior | Reviewed this property |
No the don't
Thanks everyone for helping with the bus question. Has anyone gone by themselves for just a few hours? I have to kill some time - my friend works there - but will be alone for a while. I suppose I could do slots or watch the races. I'm a woman alone so just wondering.
27 July 2016|
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Response from TravelerSenior | Reviewed this property |
I have gone many times by myself and had no problems. Of course they like you to gamble, but they have numerous dining options where you can spend time. The races don't start till 6 so that isn't an option for a daytime... More