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The Atherton Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
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Ranked #16 of 26 Hotels in State College
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoy downtown hotels and hotels with grace and history. In State College, The Atherton fits our bill. We find the parking convenient, the food first class, the bar pleasant and consoling. The rooms are large, nicely appointed, and well-tended. We particularly enjoy being part of downtown State College and enjoy walking everywhere. It's a happy day... More

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Thank you for your lovely compliments. It is truly a a great pleasure to read positive comments and they go a long way toward providing a sense of reward for all of us in the customer service and hospitality industries when happy guests take time to let us know a visit was enjoyed. So thank you very much for your... More

Pittsburgh, PA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was in SC for a family event and spent just one night at the Atherton. It reminded me of a hotel from by-gone times, but I have heard that it is really not that old. Such a lovely difference from the big chain hotels. My room was very comfortable with all the amenities that I could need. The lobby... More

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments about the hotel and for sharing your thoughts. We appreciate your thoughts on the design of the hotel having a timeless quality and that it is fulfilling the intent of its design. If I can ever be of assistance to you during future stays please feel welcome to call upon me directly. Your... More

Wilmington, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there a few days. The stay was overall comfortable and the staff were hospitable. The rooms are a little old and can be better maintained. The food is good. Probably the best thing about this hotel is its location as it across the street from Penn State.

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Thank you for your comments and review. We appreciate your business and insight to other travelers to the State College area. More

East Bay, California
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187 reviews 187 reviews
31 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near Penn State University. Tons of students walking back and forth to class. Lots of restaurants nearby and within walking distance. Very nice, comfortable executive suite. Work out room. Restaurant has very good food. Parking $7 per day under hotel. Luggage racks available to take own luggage to the room. From outside take elevator to the lobby on the first... More

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Thank you so much for your wonderful compliments! We appreciate your sharing your insight very much. If you would please contact me directly I would like to say thanks in person and I encourage you to email me at mpb@athertonhotel.net or call 814-231-2100 ext 118. More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Atherton last weekend while attending a wedding that took place there. Comfy beds, clean room, nice, accommodating staff - very good experience overall! Location is really good although it may work against you on some busy weekends - we were lucky to have a nice quiet room though.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and review. We appreciate your business very much! More

Wauconda, Illinois
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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here while at a conference at Penn State. The public and private spaces were very clean and well maintained, though the decor was a little unusual. In particular, six different patterns between the wall paper and the floors was a little much. The room was comfortable, but admittedly not terribly spacious. The room was fairly noisy, particularly on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location in State College is absolutely the best and the staff is very friendly. Rumors bar has the best burgers in town! Ed in reservations and Karen the restaurant and bar manager (who works endless hours), are competent, friendly and professional. We're in the hotel business in California and come back for a PSU game every year and staying at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay @ The Atherton this past weekend. I'm a bit of a clean freak & was very happy to say the hotel was very clean. The staff was very friendly & helpful. It's located in Downtown, close to restaurants & shops. The beds were comfortable. The street noise on a Saturday night was loud, but didn't keep... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My new husband and I came back to State College to have our wedding ceremony and reception at the Atherton Hotel this past weekend. Everything went off without a hitch! Our contact there, Jessica, was incredibly helpful with planning including providing suggestions, keeping me on a good timeline, and letting me know when she needed any information from me! She... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location downtown in the heart of State College. Service was great. Room decent. Cost astronomical, but all hotels price gough on a Penn State Football weekend. Would strongly recommend hotel to anyone looking for a good spot in State College.

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Address: 125 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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