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Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

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

Short visits are Ok. Nothing to do there except gamble or watch the horse races when they are... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
via mobile
Enjoyed This Ine

We are familiar with Hollywood Casinos and they aren't my favorite but I must say we did enjoy our... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
cathe r
via mobile
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • 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 6 April 2017 via mobile

Short visits are Ok. Nothing to do there except gamble or watch the horse races when they are running. Eat somewhere else before or after you leave. Their food is not very good but expensive. They do have good bands in on Fridays and Saturdays...More

Thank gjminnich
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We are familiar with Hollywood Casinos and they aren't my favorite but I must say we did enjoy our time here. Very nice facility, numerous favorite slots and helpful staff. They give a generous "free play" for new visitor. Machine payouts seemed to be as...More

Thank cathe r
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Since we were traveling to Baltimore from New York State, we decided to spend some time Saturday night at the Hollywood Casino. Plenty of slots for my wife; table games a little costly for me. Tried the dinner buffet which was expensive but good.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped at this casino for first time and signed up for their players club cards. Received free slot play and played slots for your and a half and had a great time. Very nice casino with great customer service.

Thank votfinoski
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We are not big gamblers, but on our quest for fun in the winter we found ourselves for a weekend of fun with some friends. The horse racing was fun. If you have never bet on horses be aware that there is a learning curve...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This would be a nice facility but the smoke smell is overwhelming. And not just in the smoking area but throughout the casino. We will never return.

1  Thank Blockfamly
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The casino have friendly and knowledgeable staff. I have read that the smoke is overwhelming, well, as a nonsmoker, I could hardly notice that smoking is allowed unless you walk into the smoking area. I will return!

Thank Tyler T
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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.

Thank maryannGoffstown_Nh
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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...More

Thank purplelady58
Reviewed 27 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.

Thank Bob L
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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