Skip to main content
Beginning of main content
4.9 out of 5

"Rooms were very comfortable and the overall hotel decor is fantastic. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 27 Sep 2021

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Pennsylvania State University

City center stay

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Pennsylvania State University and 2 miles (3 km) of Palmer Museum of Art with a stay here. The Arboretum at Penn State and Pegula Ice Arena are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free shopping center shuttle

A restaurant and a 24-hour gym are featured at this hotel. Traveling for business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and conference space. A free shopping center shuttle is offered as well.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 150 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Housekeeping is available on request.

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Graduate Queen Queen)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$89* Per night/room Nov 14 - Nov 15

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Graduate Premium King)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Graduate King Suite - Accessible)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds (Graduate Queen Queen Suite)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Graduate King - Accessible)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed (Graduate King Suite)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Graduate State College ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Graduate State College

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Rooms were very comfortable and the overall hotel decor is fantastic.

Posted by on Sep 27, 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 28, 2021 by Brenda

Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

4 out of 5
Awesome decor. Very close to campus. The suites are very clean.

Posted by on Aug 12, 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 12, 2021 by Amber Blusiewicz

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and our décor as well. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back again soon.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 20, 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 2, 2021 by Brenda

Thank you for staying with us!

5 out of 5
I loved all the Penn State decor of the hotel. The parking is extremely tight even with the smallest car. The restaurant/bar was not open yes due to Covid. That really would have a a big positive if it was open. Overall great hotel though!

Posted by on Apr 25, 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 26, 2021 by Graduate State College

Thank you so much for your feedback and we hope to welcome you back soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 25, 2021 by Graduate State College

Thank you for your feedback!

5 out of 5
The theme was a nice change. Updated very recently.

Posted by on Feb 22, 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 23, 2020 by Graduate State College

Thank you for your response! We're glad you enjoy our updated decor as much as we do!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 23, 2020 by Graduate State College

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay!

5 out of 5
Nice property. Staff was helpful and friendly. Parking lot is tight but nice to have onsight parking.

Posted by on Jan 20, 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 23, 2020 by Graduate State College

Thank you for your feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 17, 2020 by Graduate State College

Thanks for reviewing your stay with us! We hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019

Was this review helpful to you?
Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 17, 2019 by Graduate State College

Thank you for your 5 star review! We loved having you as our guest.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 3957 square feet (368 square meters) and includes conference space. A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Graduate State College. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star State College hotel is smoke free.

  • 150 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 3957 sq ft of conference space
  • 368 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1986
  • Dining venue
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Graduate State College offers 150 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs with deep soaking bathtubs, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

POINDEXTER - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 4
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 1.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 8.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Atherton Hotel
  • Atherton Hotel State College
  • Atherton State College
  • Hotel Atherton
  • The Atherton Hotel Hotel State College
  • The Atherton Hotel Hotel
  • The Atherton Hotel State College
  • The Atherton Hotel an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
  • Graduate State College Hotel
  • Graduate State College State College
  • Graduate State College Hotel State College

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
url importing http://www.travelocity.com/State-College-Hotels-Graduate-State-College.h26358-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&
There was an error importing /State-College-Hotels-Graduate-State-College.h26358-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&, error: javax.servlet.jsp.JspTagException: 301 http://www.travelocity.com/State-College-Hotels-Graduate-State-College.h26358-p2.Hotel-Reviews?rm1=a2&

Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.