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Residence Inn State College

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1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I stayed in the Residence Inn for a wedding, the hotel was dated, and not as clean as many of the Residence Inns I’ve stayed. We wanted to use the pool our first evening but could not due to a bus load of young children who over whelmed most of the hotel. The first floor was pet... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear 12timetraveler, Thank you for sharing a review about your recent stay with us. We sincerely apologize that we were unable to provide you with the exceptional stay you've come to expect from Marriott. The little details definitely do make a trip and I regret we missed the mark. Your feedback provides us with the valuable information we need to... More 

Harrisburg
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71 reviews 71 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Rather nice hotel, updated furniture, convenient location within a few minutes of Penn State campus, quiet locale next to residential neighborhood. Attractive inside and out. Decent hot breakfast. Very clean, spacious, large comfortable beds. The best part, though, was the front desk help. Very friendly, competent and especially helpful on a stressful situation (NOT the hotel's fault). They were GREAT.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear quantum99, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We love hearing that your stay was enjoyable. Our associates work to provide a pleasant stay in an effort to become your hotel of choice when in the area. We look forward to your return trip. Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed for a weekend of skiing at Tussey Mountain. Used TripAdvisor advice to select top floor away from main street traffic and worked like a charm. Staff even bumped us up to one bedroom, since that was the only unit type left that met the location request. The room was quiet, clean with decent size for three people. Only complaint... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear SkierPA, I’m so glad you enjoyed our hotel and amenities during your ski trip. Reflections like yours highlight what we are doing well and give us areas to improve our guest experience. Thank you for your time in reviewing your stay, and we hope to host you again soon. Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

Greenfield Township
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a nice hotel. Every employee we were in contact with was friendly and helpful. The room was large and spacious. We ordered food in and the front desk was great with suggestions. Breakfast was good. A little better than the norm of just cereal and fruit. Eggs that actually taste like eggs. The only down fall i have... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Brian P, Thank you for choosing the Residence Inn State College. We are pleased to hear that your experience was positive and you found the staff to be friendly. Guest satisfaction is extremely important to us and I apologize that that the jacuzzi was not available during your stay due to unexpected maintenance. we hope that you will visit us... More 

Pennsylvania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

From check in to check out, staff were wonderful. Reached late, realized forgot basic amenities. Staff provided basics to get us covered (toothbrushes, paste, razors etc.). Rooms are spacious with additional sofa beds, kitchennete, full size 'fridge etc. Ideal if spending a couple of days and have the ability to use a kitchen. no more than 5 mins to "downtown"... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Shree K, We are so appreciative of your kind review. It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed our friendly service, good location and ample amenities. Your remarks serve as encouragement to our team who strive to provide a pleasant stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and please visit us upon your return to... More 

Quincy, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We stayed on a Friday and Saturday night on Marriott points. Obviously a great value! The room was a studio with plenty of room to stretch out, a great feature given that we were visiting our son, a grad student at Penn St.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Peter N, Thank you for your review and recommendation of our hotel. I’m pleased to hear that our spacious accommodations and good location made for a nice experience. Our team works hard to provide a remarkable stay. We hope to host you the next time you are visiting your son at Penn State. Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stay here often during football season. The staff is very friendly to all and knows us by name. The suites aren't overly large but more than adequate. Breakfast is nice and varied and the breakfast room is very inviting.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear RichZiegler, We are so appreciative of your kind review. It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed our amenities and friendly service. Your remarks serve as encouragement to our team who strive to provide a pleasant stay. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and we are delighted to be your hotel of choice. Best, Shane... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

I stay at this hotel on a fairly regular basis she I'm in State College. The location is convenient to town and campus. The staff is friendly. The breakfast is average, but typical of what you get at a Residence Inn. And hey, it is free... I haven't used their workout facilities or pool, but it looks OK. Nothing special,... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Donna3154, Welcome back! Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us and other travelers. I’m pleased to hear that you were able to enjoy our great location and friendly service while in town. There is no better compliment than a return visit, so we are delighted to be your hotel of choice in the area.... More 

Swanzey, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I've stayed at this Residence Inn several times, and it is always just fine. Good location, clean rooms, basic amenities, fairly quiet (except for road noise). I would recommend it, but watch out for spiking room costs. Some days are reasonable and some can spike through the roof (and not just football weekends). But overall, I return often because it... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Maryann L, Welcome back! Thank you for sharing your review and recommendation. We’re pleased to hear our clean hotel and convenient location made for an enjoyable stay. We appreciated having you as our guest, and we hope you’ll visit us again soon. Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stay here every time we come to State College. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Service is always friendly and helpful. Breakfast is good as well. Ample parking. Location is good as it is easy to get to campus or any other area attractions.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear SK2Hutch, We are delighted that you took the time to write. Your review lets us know that your stay was enjoyable. Our team works hard to provide a pleasant stay, so we appreciate knowing you felt comfortable while traveling. We thank you for your patronage and hope to be your hotel of choice in the area. Best, Shane Niman... More 

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