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Hilton Garden Inn State College

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1221 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterford, NY, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice and clean. Each associate was very pleasant and greeted us immediately. Dinner at the restaurant was enjoyable. There was some hallway noise at night due to youth sports teams, however the hotel security was on our floor almost immediately and swiftly handled the issue. We will definitely return for another stay.

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had the opportunity to visit State College and Penn State University and we elected to stay at this hotel. We have made a number of visits over the years and have stayed at various hotels in the area. The Hilton Garden Inn was, by far, our best experience. The Hotel is very clean, the staff was... More 

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Mt. Holly, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I decided to stay in the area while my daughter attended a volleyball camp at Penn State. The hotel was literally 3 minutes from her dorm and the gym. It was very clean and spacious and the bed very comfortable! I will definitely stay there again for future trips.

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Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

everything about this property was great - location, professionalism and friendliness of staff - ease of checking in online - restaurant is great - lobby is extremely cool - cannot say enough good things about this hotel

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Northern NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked Hilton Garden Inn for 2 nights on weekend of Arts Festival in State College, after staying at a couple other Hilton Garden Inn locations in past. While this Hilton Garden Inn offers convenience to Penn State campus and downtown area of State College, and has a very nice lobby area, it did not quite live up to the... More 

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear SDND, Thank you for your comments on your recent stay with us. We appreciate the positive feedback as well as the areas we need to show improvement. We recognize the need to improve our bedding. In fact, we have just recently replaced 75% of our rooms with new bedding and should have the remaining complete by next month. We... More 

Scranton, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the HGI State College because I am an HHonors member and I have had good experiences at the HGI in Ithaca, NY. But I will not be returning to this one. The room was clean, easy parking. End of positives. Negatives: 1. Check in is at 3 pm. I had booked two rooms and we arrived after 4... More 

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear AK, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Our goal is to provide 100% guest satisfaction, Clearly, we let you down in this instance. I will be sure to address your concerns with our staff. We appreciate you alerting us to these issues and we hope you will give us a second chance if you return... More 

Woodstock, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel staff were personable and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Food at the hotel restaurant was incredibly delicious and selection impressive. Amanda, our waitress, was efficient, friendly, fun and very helpful. A tremendously positive experience all around. Well done to all!

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Gayle J, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was pleased to learn you enjoyed our facilities and our restaurant. I will be sure to let Amanda know how pleased you were with her service. Thank you for staying with us and hope to serve you on your next visit to State College. More 

Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was not sure what to expect when we planned a golf weekend for six couples at State College in PA. The hotel was very clean and check in was a breeze. I was sent a pre-check in as a hilton honors so I was able to view the room I was assigned and change if need it. We had dinner... More 

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear gplace2000, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed our hotel and the ease of checking in and selecting your room prior to your arrival. I will be sure to share your comments to our restaurant staff at Harrison's. Thank you for staying with us and hope you visit with... More 

Aberdeen, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy Valley" is sometimes used as a colloquialism for the State College area. Commentators referring to Penn State athletic events often give the location as "Happy Valley" rather than mentioning State College or the specific campus facility.. State College though is just that. Nice community. Something for everybody. Made a trip to the Penn State Creamery... Excellent Ice Cream !!!!

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Armysgti, Happy to hear you enjoyed ""HAPPY VALLEY" while staying at our hotel. We are sure you will be coming back to enjoy our great community and trust you will allow us to be your host again. Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your business. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is the first time I stayed at this hotel for a business trip. The hotel is very nice and located in a great location. There is an awesome place to eat inside the hotel and locals even come to the hotel just for dinner. The hotel has a pool and a whirlpool too. I would stay here again if... More 

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growell, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Douglas W, We appreciate you taking the time to review our property. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed our facilities and our Harrison's restaurant. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you on your next visit to State College. More 

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