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4.7 out of 5

"Great stay, as always. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 22 Nov 2021

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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near Pennsylvania State University

City center stay

With a stay at this well-placed hotel, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Pennsylvania State University and within 2 miles (3 km) of Beaver Stadium. Bryce Jordan Center and Mount Nittany Medical Center are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features an indoor pool, a gym, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and free airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Free Internet, flat-screen TVs

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 300 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, free local calls, and hair dryers are also available.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$109* Per night/room May 30 - May 31

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

Everyone (8) Couples (1) Family (7)
5 out of 5
Great stay, as always.

Posted by on Nov 22, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 7, 2021

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5 out of 5
Very clean, friendly staff, overall cozy feel!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2021

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5 out of 5
Nice large room

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

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2 out of 5
Have stayed here twice in the last 5 years and both times there were pubic hairs in the bathtub. That’s disgusting, knowing how poor their cleaning standards are.

Posted by on May 10, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 16, 2020

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5 out of 5
Hotel and conference halls were clean and the staff was friendly and helpful.

Posted by on Dec 7, 2019

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5 out of 5
Rooms are clean. The on site dinning was great. Staff was excellent.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018

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About the The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center

Location 215 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA 16803

Property Features

The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center offers its guests an indoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 58000 square feet (5388 square meters) and includes a conference center. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star State College hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 300 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 58000 sq ft of conference space
  • 5388 sq m of conference space
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking; RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center offers 300 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This State College hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Gardens - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Downhill 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.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 20 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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 credit cards and cash

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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and cash. 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, 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • 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
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • 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 not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • 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 9.95 and USD 50 for adults, USD 5.95 and USD 35.00 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
  • Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel State College
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  • Penn Stater State College
  • Penn Stater
  • The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
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You should know

  • Children 20 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.