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Residence Inn State College

3.0 of 5 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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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
346 reviews 346 reviews
62 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A stay here simply proved why I like the Marriott brand. Smiles on the way in, smiles from all during my stay, and a smile on my way out at the end of the stay. My room was clean, the breakfast was tasty, although I would put bacon on the list as not everyone wants sausage every other day. The... More 

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

Dear wkrupa, We are happy to hear from you and value your kind review. It is encouraging to know that your stay was enjoyable; we work hard to provide a pleasant experience. Your comments are welcomed as they foster change for the better. We appreciate being a part of your trip! Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

Hershey, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This hotel was fairly close to all of the activities at PSU. The hotel is clean and was roomy for 3 guests (all adult). The breakfast in the morning looked and smelled good but we had plans elsewhere so we just grabbed tea. Other reviewers were bothered by traffic but I never heard it. I'd stay here again.

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

Dear Pamela M, We are delighted you took the time to share your kind review; we value your comments. It’s wonderful to know your stay was pleasant. I’m glad you enjoyed our great location and ample amenities. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Best, Shane Niman General Manager More 

New Jersey
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

visited this hotel in Aug 2014 for the Open House at Penn State. Stayed here just over night with 2 rooms - Queens 1 Bedroom. There is nothing special about this hotel, comfortable room, however The bed was super springy and saggy. Air conditioner worked great. The breakfast was just ok, very little seating though, get down early. Not bad... More 

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

Dear Melisa V, Thanks for your time in reviewing your experience. It’s encouraging to know you enjoyed our friendly service and location. Our associates work hard to provide a pleasant stay and your feedback, both positive and areas of improvement, assists us in that effort. For that reason, we hope to host you again on a return visit. Best, Shane... More 

Manheim
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The hotel is great. It's very clean and well kept. As a long term stay, the breakfasts included are good (eggs, meat, oatmeal, cereal, fruit, breads). Dinners are lighter but nice to have also. I am a light sleeper, and the noise of traffic outside is distracting. The hotel is at the intersection of 3 roads going uphill. Traffic is... More 

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

Dear LeMansGuy, We are happy to hear from you and value your kind review. It is encouraging to know that your stay was enjoyable; we work hard to provide a pleasant experience. Your comments, which highlight our successes and areas for improvement, are welcomed as they foster change for the better. We appreciate being a part of your trip! Best,... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I have been staying at this hotel since the fall of 2013 on a long-term project here in State College. As an experienced traveler, I would have been out of here like a shot if I had issues with the property. Frankly, the property is spotless, albeit in need of a renovation. What keeps me here is the phenomenal staff.... More 

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

Dear weave1111, We appreciate you taking the time to review your experience. Our team understands and believes that our guests deserve a pleasant stay and we continue to seek new ways to impress. I will be sure to share your nice comments with our associates; they work hard to deliver superior service. Thanks again and we look forward to your... More 

State College, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This Residence Inn did not meet all the expectations I have come to expect from a Residence Inn. Our room was comfortable and quiet but the housekeeping was a little less than what I normally find at a Residence Inn. The tile floor in the bathroom had a greasy film on it. You could actually see my shoe prints on... More 

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

Thank you for acknowledging our quiet rooms and helpful staff even though the cleanliness of your room was not up to our normal standards. We value your loyalty to our brand, and I sincerely apologize for letting you down. Sincere feedback like yours encourages improvement for future stays; for this reason, I hope you will visit us again. Sincerely, Shane... More 

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Address: 1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn State College 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
State College Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in State College

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