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The Atherton Hotel

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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 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were clean, People were very helpful that worked at the hotel. If you are coming to State College be sure to look this hotel up. Walking distance to places to eat and relax. Also, it is very close to the airport

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was one of the better hotels I visited thus far. It was very clean and the hotel staff were generous and very kind. If I were to take amother business trip in State College, I would stay here again.

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

Dear Mrs. Santiago, Thank you very much for your compliments about our staff and for your insight about your stay. We truly appreciate your feedback and your business. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle More 

York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this hotel for a conference for work. We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights and the conference was also held at the hotel for 4 days. I have stayed at other hotels in the area so I'm basing this review on a good bit of experience with the area.The hotel staff were awesome, very polite, patient,... More 

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

Dear Amy H, Thank you very much for your wonderful remarks. Your compliments are sincerely appreciated by all of us at The Atherton. We will hope to see you again soon. If I can ever be of any assistance to you in the future when you're visiting the area, I encourage you to contact me directly to handle your reservations.... More 

Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to town after graduation when all was quiet and got a great rate on a room. We booked a double, but when we asked, they happily upgraded us to a king room at no additional charge. The fresh baked cookies on check in after a long drive were a nice perk. The beds could be a bit more... More 

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

Dear Caressa, Thank you very much for your kind compliments. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at The Atherton for your anniversary getaway. Your feedback is very important to all of us. Thank you and Happy Anniversary. Maggie Biddle General Manager More 

Harrisburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In State College for a wedding, we had a nice room on the 5th floor. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Did not use any of the restaurant. Front desk followed up on a cab for us. The location is great to hit the town.

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

Dear Jessicaspal, Thank you for your kind compliments and for taking time to share a review with other travelers. We're happy to know that you enjoyed your time in State College! Best Regards, Maggie Biddle General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed three enjoyable nights. Great location, and comfortable room. You are next to the Penn State campus, and surrounded by many restaurants, or you can eat at the hotel. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Huge, well decorated lounge area near front desk where you can relax.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your compliments about the hotel. We truly appreciate your business and insight and I hope you will stay with us again. Maggie Biddle General Manager More 

Hampstead, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Had a one night stay here and it was a very nice place. Hotel had some age to it, but was well taken care of and updated through the years. Room was up to date, quite, comfortable and clean. Restaurant and bar in hotel and rooms for special functions. No "comp" breakfast, but the prices in the restaurant were very... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel and for your compliments and insight. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and hope you will join us again when you are in the area. More 

Flemington, New Jersey
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Something about housekeeping procedures should be reviewed. We stayed for 3 nights. Our box of tissues in the bathroom only had a few tissues in it, so we ran out in the first day. Housekeeping did not replace the box when they came after the 1st night. Not a big deal, we just used toilet paper in place of tissues...until... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your compliments about the hotel. I'm sorry to know that housekeeping did not replace the kleenex in your guest room. This is certainly something I can and will follow up on. The hotel does have round the clock staff to deliver any type of item to rooms on request yet... More 

Fairfax County, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great place to stay during a busy graduation weekend at State College, PA. We are very lucky to have been very central to all the action, great restaurants and activities. THe only think i thought was the cost of the hotel room for this weekend was way tooooo high. Some of us folks paying for the tuition and housing for... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review with us and for choosing The Atherton Hotel for your stay during Graduation. We are very glad to know that you enjoyed staying with us and hope you will think of us when you and your family return to the University area. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle General Manager More 

Reading, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Great location!! Access to everything State College has to offer. Great price!! Compare to surrounding hotels and you will find you can't beat the Atherton. Great staff!! Very accommodating and willing to make the experience as comfortable as possible.

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful compliments! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and the downtown location. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle More 

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