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Nittany Lion Inn

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200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well kept, great rooms. Great shuttle drivers. Food in Whiskers is excellent but expensive. Desk staff not overly friendly. AC in room didn't work well. Have been there 2x. Would return but be advised it is not an inexpensive property.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid feedback, I am so glad to hear that this was a second visit for you, we are always happy to see guests come back to visit. Yes indeed we can have AC challenges on the hottest days in our historic building and are always looking for ways to improve that part of the experience. Thank... More 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was our first time staying here. We didn't arrive until about 9PM and was put in a non-standard king room. Fortunately I pushed a little and was upgraded to a king suite. Overall there's a nostalgic theme and very nice... but some items could be upgraded. Most of the staff were very friendly and professional. Enjoyed the breakfast, which was... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your candid feedback. I am glad that you found our Inn "very nice." I am also happy to report that we are always looking for ways to update the guest experience whether it is adding Keurig coffee makers to all guest rooms as we did last year or replacing all of the mattresses in the... More 

Newtown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights for a wedding. What a charming, comfortable inn! Convenient location, close to a parking deck, and comfortable amenities. Great Sunday brunch and easy to get to. The wedding facilities were terrific, too. You won't be disappointed

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Weddings are special occassions here at the Inn and I am so glad that you enjoyed your expereince! I am happy to hear that your stay with us was comfortable and that you enjoyed our amenities...hope to see you again some time! More 

Elkton, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nittany Lion Inn is an absolutely beautiful hotel with a friendly and professional staff. The rooms were elegant and extremely comfortable and quiet. I highly recommend this Inn if you are coming to visit State College and the Pennsylvania State University as it's right on campus!

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very favorable feedback! I am so happy that you found our Inn to be Clean and Comfortable and indeed we are convenient..we will even shuttle you compilmentary around State College! Thank you again! More 

Commack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I came to see Penn State and we had an extraordinary stay at the Inn. Clean, BEAUTIFUL, friendly staff, lovely dining room, even a piano playing in the lobby. For the price, YOU CAN'T BEAT IT. This was more like a 5 star experience. Really --- stay here if you're EVER in State College!

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your endoresement of our Inn! Iam so glad to hear that you truly enjoyed your stay and found real value as well as the "5-star" experience that we work so hard to give to every guest. Thank you again. More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for a baby shower that was to be held in the Nittany Lion Inn, so we thought it would be best to stay there as well. The Inn is a beautiful old, but very well maintained, hotel. Our room was large and clean with everything we needed for our stay. There is coffee available in the... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay and found our Inn to be to your liking. I am also very pleased that you found the beneifit in many of the value added amenities that we offer. Hoping to see you again soon! More 

Seneca, South Carolina
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a family wedding in town and then the reception at the hotel. Very stately atmosphere, exceptionally clean public areas and the room as well. Staff was courteous, a bit short on answering questions but not rude. The food we had at the reception was good (short ribs) and bad (crab cakes), however the Sunday brunch was... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I must say we really enjoy hosting weddings here and our team works hard to make them memorable. I am also happy to hear that you found your accomodations clean and comfortable...and yes we specialize in Romantic Gettaways too....check out our Very Romantic Lion package...perhaps perfect for your next visit, it is even better in... More 

Washington,Dc
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed an extended weekend stay at the historic Inn.Beautiful hotel, grounds,and all the public rooms. Out suite was wonderful nicely decorated , good AC control, great bed/pillows for sleeping and big bathrooms. Had an outstanding dinner great food and service. All the staff we interacted with were gracious, helpful and positive people.Absoltely NO complaints only compliments.... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

WOW, what great and gracious comments and compliments. I am so happy that you seemed to have truly enjoyed your stay with us. From your room accommodations to your dining expereinces, not to mention the very positive interactions with our team, I may be biased but I think they are pretyy GREAT too. Hope to see you again soon! Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All aspects of our stay, where handled with perfection. The rooms where , very clean, but the Kleenex box was empty. Wedding reception was outstanding and the wait staff was also very good. Easy access to the high way, very close to the campus actually on the campus property .

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Your comments are much appreciated. I am so glad that you enjoyed the wedding reception you attended. The Brides and Grooms usually do a great job working with our planners and service team and give us great infomation to help assure that their day is memorable from every aspect. Thank you again. More 

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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel. Beautiful hotel and surroundings, right near campus. Furnishings such as chair in room, window treatments, etc., were very beautiful. They off complimentary Keurig coffee in room which is nice. We had a few issues but staff promptly addressed them. Overall, I'd stay there again, though I'd also look into other hotels. We stayed at the Country Inn... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

thank you for your comments. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our facility to be appointed with amenities and decor that were to your liking. I agree, the Country Inn and Suites is a very nice property but so happy that you gave us a try and liked us, hope to see you... More 

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