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Courtyard by Marriott State College

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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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oxford
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81 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel rooms have been newly redecorated and very well in a modern, comfortable style. The rooms are large with high ceilings and pleasing furnishings. The staff is very well trained and helpful. The cafe bar is cool and fun, quite clubby. The location is very convenient in town and sets on a hill so no street noise. I got... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lot of good things here ... easy reservations, easy check in, CLEAN rooms / hallways / lobby, HUGE breakfast selection, 2 different newspapers, friendly staff. The one downside is that we could hear road traffic at night (jake brake's). Would definitely stay here again! *and being right next to Otto's is a bonus!

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear HDgirl1, Thank you for your review and recommendation of our hotel. I’m pleased to hear that our modern accommodations and ample amenities made for a nice experience. Our team works hard to provide a remarkable stay. I will be sure to share your kind feedback. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully updated rooms, comfortable beds and pillows, in room fridge very nice but pretty small. Extremely professional and friendly staff. Indoor pool nice, clean but a little small. On site Starbucks coffee was nice! An earlier review said the walls are a little thin, and I can agree with that. Also many of the available TV channels wouldn't come in.... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear Camille811, Thank you for your thoughtful review. I appreciate you choosing us while in the area. It is reflections like yours, which highlight strengths and areas for improvement, which allow us to serve our guests better. Please visit us again the next time you travel to the State College area. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

Mashantucket, Connecticut
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 4. Two Adults and two "children" (ages 20 and 14). We were traveling and decided to stop for the night so we didn't have a reservation. The hotel has a comfortably spacious lobby with the breakfast buffet area to one side. It was after 10 when we enquired about getting 2 rooms. One for the... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear Nancy Catherine W, We appreciate you sharing your kind recommendation. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our friendly service and modern accommodations after a long drive. Thank you for your time in reviewing our hotel. Your words serve as encouragement to our associates who strive to provide a pleasant stay. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Came to Penn State for softball and stayed here. 8 minutes to the field. Walked in to a extremely friendly and accommodating staff. Stayed on the second floor in the front. Super clean and had a surprise fridge. They have an indoor pool but I never used it. It was a solo trip for me. I slept so well on... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear kayshal, We are happy to hear from you and glad to know your stay was pleasant. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Your recommendation serves as encouragement to our associates who genuinely care about providing each guest with an enjoyable stay. We look forward to a return visit. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

Arlington Heights, Illinois
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52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I stayed here on business the night they were celebrating their remodel reopening. Rooms are nicely appointed, but the beds lacked headboards which seemed odd. The facility seemed very clean and in good shape. Price was reasonable. The office/front desk staff was pleasant, but I cannot say the same of housekeeping. Beware of the SLOW elevators and a rush of... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear Jim G, Our team strives to provide a pleasant stay. We thank you for taking the time to write a review as your feedback is helpful in obtaining this goal. I was sorry to hear of your morning experience on the elevators with our housekeeping associates; I have taken note and will be discussing with our team. I appreciate... More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The Courtyard Marriott in State College PA is in the midst of an major renovation- I stayed the weekend of Feb. 7th, and the newly renovated room was one of the nicest I have experienced over the past couple of years. Its not over-the-top luxurious like a Ritz or JW Marriott or the like, but its very well appointed, very... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear frankmencini, We are delighted that you took the time to write. Thank you for your compliments regarding our renovations. 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 we are delighted to be... More 

Pittsburgh
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have stayed in State College several times now; I have to say that this facility is probably my favorite of the Marriott genre. It is just outside of the busy College Avenue area but is literally a 3 minute drive into the madness, er student population! There is a restaurant within walking distance and the hotel itself has a... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear nurseontheloose, I’m delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We thank you for your compliments. Each member of our team strives daily to deliver a positive guest experience. Along with providing us with areas of opportunity, your feedback serves as encouragement to our associates. We appreciate having you as our guest, and we hope you’ll visit us again... More 

NJ
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54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

During our recent visit with our daughter at PSU, we stayed at Courtyard. The beds were very comfortable, which I have not found to be the case at nearby hotels in State College. The room was clean and fresh smelling. The little balcony was an unexpected extra which I definitely appreciated. The only issue we had was with the room... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear Dante81, Thank you for your kind review and recommendation! I’m thrilled to know your stay was pleasant and we appreciate you choosing us. I will be sure to share your kind comments with our entire team as they work hard to make our guests feel at home. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This Courtyard was certainly above average in room furnishings, the Bistro, and technology offerings. There are not that many choices of lodging in the Penn State area, so it is important to be close, but not too close to campus. It is also nice to know what to expect from your hotel selection. The staff was friendly and helpful, although... More 

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott State College, responded to this review

Dear Richard J, I’m so glad you enjoyed our hotel and amenities! 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, Patty Treaster General Manager More 

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