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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1357 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
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Ranked #2 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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harrisburg, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this hotel and the compimentary breakfast was really good. The air conditioning and heating was a bit of a problem. The heat would warm the room up to the temperatire we selected, and then instead of just going off for a bit, the A/C would kick on, and that was really cold! The duvets were too heavy and... More

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay. We appreciate you bringing the issue to our attention about the thermostat in your room. I will be glad to have maintenance look into the heating system in our rooms. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you... More

Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've come to expect nice hotels from Country Inns & Suites, and for that reason tend to pick them. This one was close to downtown, very clean, easy to get to. The King suite was a little odd, the living room was very cavelike, but not unusable. The bed was fantastic! Very, very, very, comfortable. But here's a question: when... More

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

We are the newest hotel in the State College. We, here at the Country Inn & Suites take tremendous pride in providing the best service every day to all of our guests. We try to do our best every day, and are always looking for ways to exceed our guest's expectations. We appreciate the suggestion about placing the television’s higher... More

Mechanicsburg, PA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel for the free breakfast and the reasonable price but found that it's extremely clean, the pool is wonderful and the staff are so courteous and helpful! The location was convenient for the conference I attended at PSU. I'll be back next year.

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We are the newest hotel in the State College. We, here at the Country Inn & Suites take tremendous pride in providing the best service every day to all of our guests. I am glad to hear that you were able to take advantage of the pool area during your stay, and that you enjoy our "Be Our Guest Breakfast"... More

Alpena, MI, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about this facility. Accommodations were superb, staff was friendly and efficient, breakfast was above average, and all amenities were stellar. Pillows were the best I've ever had at a hotel and the room was clean, clean, clean!

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments! All of the staff and management enjoy this business of hospitality, and try to do our best to make our guests feel at home. We're not always perfect, but providing comfortable, consistent and caring service is what it's all about. Thank you again for your business and we look forward to having... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazingly friendly staff, the rooms were pristine, the breakfast was great, the kiddos loved swimming in the pool and the equipment in the workout room functioned well. I couldn't have asked for a better hotel. This will be our hotel each time we visit our son at Penn State!! No need to look further!

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

It was my pleasure reading your recent comments about your stay. We have the most amazing staff, which enjoys serving our guests and seeing that they have the most comfortable stay! Everyone enjoys starting their day with a great breakfast, and we are very pleased to offer so many choices each morning to our guests as part of our “Best... More

Butler, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a great value for the money and very convenient to Penn State University. The staff is friendly and the continental breakfast is one of the best. In addition, the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and that the staff made you feel right at home! We enjoy providing our guests with clean, comfortable accommodations with a touch of home, which is why guests like coming to the Country! We are just a few miles from all major Penn State venues and... More

Ocean, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were college hunting with my wife and daughter. Decided to stay here while visiting Penn State. Great location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The front desk clerks were great trying to accommodate my needs and answer my questions. The free breakfast was more than I had expected. Appreciated that they had 3 waffle makers. I know it's a... More

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about your stay,here at the Country inn and Suites! We do our best every day, and are always looking for ways to exceed our guest's expectations. We look forward to you staying with us again in the future! We certainly hope if you choose Penn State, that we will be your hotel of choice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super clean, large room with a great bed. Rooms had frig and microwave. Used the pool and the exercise facility. Had a large breakfast to choose from. warm cookies and fruit in the lobby at all times. Wonderful experience!

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Thank you for your comments! I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and that the staff helped make you feel comfortable! We enjoy providing our guests with clean, comfortable and consistent accommodations with a touch of home. Everyone enjoys starting their day with a great breakfast, and we are very pleased to offer so many choices each morning to our... More

Swanzey, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here four days on personal trip. Location is easy to access other areas, room clean and in good working order. Quiet on back of building (at least on a non-football weekend). Breakfast was average, cookies in lobby good. Coffee bad and cold. Front desk staff varied tremendously from a really odd fellow that checked us in only after he... More

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Patty Donley M, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, responded to this review

We apologize for the disappointing service you received from the staff upon your arrival. We want to make sure our guests are comfortable and receive the best service possible from check in to check out.Your review gives us the opportunity to correct any deficiencies we may have in our service. We certainly hope that you will give us another opportunity... More

Baltimore, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast included hot food (Mexican omelet and hash browns) as well as waffles, fresh fruit, plain and flavored yogurt, etc. Hotel Staff professional and extremely friendly with great senses of humor. The shuttle driver was like a tour guide sharing Penn State history and pointing out various buildings(PSU creamery!!) along the way.

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It was certainly a pleasure to hear that you had a Fantastic girl’s weekend with us here in State College. Our staff enjoys going above and beyond for our guests, including giving guided tours of our great town. We hope to see you again when getting together with the girls for another awesome weekend! Sincerely, Patty Mandell ,AGM More

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Address: 1357 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson 2.5*
Number of rooms: 113
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