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Residence Inn State College

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801
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Ranked #20 of 26 hotels in State College
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
weave1111 Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Sea Girt, NJ
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was our location for the last night of our stay on a 2,500 mile trek. It was the perfect end to our vacation. Staff was exceeding friendly and helpful and our 2 bedroom/2 bath suite was awesome ... both extremely clean and spacious. We often need to fix our own meals on the road due to Celiac-related dietary... More

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

We are so appreciative of your kind review. It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed our spacious suite and helpful staff. Your remarks serve as encouragement to our associates 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 the area. Best, Shane Niman... More

Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not stay here but members of the wedding party I attended did. The staff at the hotel was fabulous and bent over backwards to accommodate a rehearsal dinner. I cannot say enough about the quality of the staff.

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

Dear Jeff305, It’s wonderful to know you enjoyed our friendly service and accommodating staff. We appreciate you sharing your kind review with us and other travelers. Our team strives to be your hotel of choice when in the State College area. Kind Regards, Shane Niman General Manager More

Northampton, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We really appreciated "pet friendly", although reservations told us it would cost us $75. per stay (VS per night), no one mentioned the cost at check in. The room is clean, I like the fridge, as we are traveling with produce. But it as pretty and upscale as most Marriotts are.

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

Dear Cat M, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. We are glad you stayed with us and appreciate your business. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our upscale pet friendly room with refrigerator. Your feedback serves as encouragement to our staff. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Shane Niman, GM More

Pittsburgh, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed at this property during a horse show . The location is so great! The room was clean but needed updating . The staff was so nice. I have no complaints . The food was good for breakfast . The lobby is so new and nice. They need to update the rooms and it will be perfect .

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

Dear Lesley K, Thank you for taking the time to write. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our clean room, ample breakfast and friendly staff. Along with providing us with areas of opportunity, your feedback serves as encouragement to our staff. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Shane Niman, GM More

Durham, NC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

None of he hotels in State College are worth a hoot. All are about the same except for the Nittany Lion Inn and the Penn State Conference Center. However, all of them are priced like they are the NLI and the PSCC. The Residence Inn has nice rooms but not the bathrooms...bad arrangement and 1980's fixtures. Breakfast the first morning... More

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

Thank you for writing. I am very sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience and sincerely apologize for the areas we fell short of meeting your expectations. I’m glad you enjoyed the room and I appreciate your comments on the bathroom. Your feedback is important to us and we hope that you will give us another opportunity to... More

California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The room was just as one would expect for a Residence Inn. Adequate. I was put of by the conspicuous spots of dried urine on the toilet when I lifted the seat. Really that should be cleaned. And I hate to get in the shower only to find the inattentive housekeeper has provide two little bottles of conditioner rather than... More

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

SoCalif08, We appreciate your feedback and sincerely apologize for the areas we fell short of meeting your expectations. Your comments have been addressed with our team and additional steps have been made to correct the issues you encountered with cleanliness. Please know guest satisfaction is our highest priority and we hope you'll give us another chance to provide a more... More

Washington DC
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
6 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Easy access to almost anything, food, gas, school and they allow pets so what else can you ask for? The staff is hit and miss, sometimes you get a good night staff but often times you get somebody who has no clue at all, so a bit frustrating, the breakfast spread are always good. Highly recommended. We have been coming... More

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

AsianBelle98, Thank you for your review and high recommendations of Residence Inn State College. I appreciate your honest feedback and apologize for the inconsistency you experienced in service. Your comments have been shared with our staff so we can improve our guest experienced. We're glad our location adds many conveniences to your travels and we hope you continue to make... More

Philadelphia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We make a couple of trips to State College each year to see our son. We have never stayed at this property before. This is a nice, spacious place to stay, convenient to Route 322, one of the main drags into town, but not walking distance to downtown. Very friendly staff. Only one issue we noted: request a room on... More

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

PhiladelphiaJHawk, We appreciate you selecting Residence Inn State College on your recent visit to see your son. It's great to know that our spacious accommodations, friendly staff, and convenient location made for a nice stay. I am very sorry for the noise disturbances you encountered. We would be happy to assign you a top floor room on your next visit.... More

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Address: 1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn State College 3*
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Newly renovated! Residence Inn State College all-suite hotel combines all the comforts of home with the conveniences of a hotel. Our State College hotel near Penn State University (PSU) and Downtown State College (1.5 Miles) will keep you close to all of the action, your own students and to the exciting Penn State University sports teams. Residence Inn State College hotel is in the heart of Happy Valley and close to many area businesses making your commute to work an easy one. As the only extended stay all-suite hotel in State College, what we have to offer is second to none! All of our spacious suites offer fully equipped kitchens, separate living area and FREE High Speed Internet. Start your day every morning with our complimentary deluxe breakfast buffet. Socialize with us Tues - Thurs at our free dinner buffet. Unwind in our Billiards Lounge, Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, Sport Court or Fitness Center. Among State College hotels, Residence Inn surpasses the rest, whether you're staying one night or thirty! ... more   less 
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