We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


1405 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
Hotel amenities
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos View all
Browse nearby
Add Your Review

30 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
New Haven, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Autoport (PA's first motel) while attending PSU's accepted students tour. We had a late arrival and found the front desk clerk very courteous and welcoming. I cannot say enough how impressed I was with the cleanliness of the room. We also enjoyed a nightcap in the lounge (even though we don't smoke, the smoking lounge wasn't... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Let's get something out of the way, the best thing about the Autoport is the BBQ (which is amazing). I took the risk and stayed here after the black light heard round the world Hotel Impossible episode aired and should have stayed away. The room was cramped but, for the price, not so bad. The hotel was also pet friendly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We didn't expect more than a room for the night, but ended up having a great time at the bar and had dinner at their on-site restaurant. The food was awesome, the service was prompt, and we saved a bit of money too! Ask for their cabins for a truly one of a kind experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Clymer, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed for PSU friends & families weekend and had a great time. The room was modest and clean (no blow dryer) for the price. The property has two bars, one smoking and one non-smoking and a restaurant. We enjoyed all three. I had a greek omelette for breakfast that was delicious. Although it was closed, they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 20
1 review
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Couple friends and I went to PSU for the weekend to see a football game. We needed a place to stay and found the Autport Motel. Prices were reasonable and we were shocked at how clean and nice the rooms were. Service was great and we will definitely be back for our next trip. And the restaurant isn't too bad... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 26
Alachua, Florida
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
51 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I've stayed here a couple times and have been impressed each time. The staff are all very personable and friendly. The rooms are comfortable although are not "modern" which I think adds to their charm. The housekeeping staff cleaned my room thoroughly for a new arrival and did an awesome job cleaning for a stay over. The rooms are very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 30
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The rooms are disgusting. The bathroom was full of centipedes. But that's not the worst of it! I made the mistake of eating in the restaurant on Saturday 6/30. The waitstaff was rude and the service slow. I paid with a bank card/credit card. When I checked my online bank account the following Monday-- they charged me not once but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 33
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Please, please,please do yourself a favor and pay attention to the reviews you read about this place. They ARE accurate. I didn't believe it could be as bad as it sounded or was rated but after staying here during Memorial Day weekend, it is TERRIBLE. The rooms are ancient, sheets dirty, the bath towels were worse and the beds.....I don't... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
Naples, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We stayed here for our daughters graduation first weekend in May. Everyone associated with this property needs to be congratulated. They are remodeling, so don't know about all the rooms. We got one of the older rooms, but were pleasantly surprised. From the front desk, to the ladies working on cleaning your rooms, to the restaurant, it seemed that everyone... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I have stayed here for the past few years for a reunion. Though they painted the rooms. The wallpaper is peeling, the televisions are a joke and the sort is the moving of the dining area to make a smoking bar. Service was horrible in the dining room. Breakfast great bargain. Inner meal bland and sonot worth the cost.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

4 photo of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (3)
Dining (2)
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay


Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question