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Nittany Lion Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
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Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ed F Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Nittany Lion Inn. The Inn is located on the campus of Penn State University. My wife and I stayed there to attend a concert at the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State. The room was very nice and it was big. The staff was courteous and helpful. The Inn gave... More 

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ReservationsDirector, Reservations Director at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Welcome to the Nittany Lion Inn family! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We are often able to provide concierge assistance for events throughout campus so if we may assist you in any way in the future, please do not hesitate to ask. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently was in Penn State for what else..a football game. We made plans to stay at The Nittany Lion Inn. From the moment I gave my car to the valet...the staff was excellent. The location is a great spot. Easy to get to where we needed to be. The Inn is beautiful. It just seems the place to be... More 

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ReservationsDirector, Reservations Director at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

We agree that the Creamery ice cream is something not to be missed! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others; we appreciate every compliment we receive. With the historic nature of our Inn we have a variety of room types and layouts so when you visit us again, we would love to help... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and the PSU-Michigan State game. The hotel room was very clean with an excellent, comfortable bed. There was no noise from adjoining rooms, but some occasional noise from the hallways. Whiskers bar provides a place to relax and get a small meal/sandwich along with a cold beverage. Did not... More 

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ReservationsDirector, Reservations Director at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

A Thanksgiving Football weekend is certainly a special event for us at the Inn and we are so happy that we were able to share it with you! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your opinion of our property; I appreciate that you took the time to let others know about your stay. Please join us... More 

central PA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Stopped here for lunch and ended up staying overnight and having all our meals during anniversary celebration. Reasonable rates, friendly staff, great food, spacious, and a real fireplace with lots of seating in the lobby. Given free cocktails when they knew it was our anniversary.

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ReservationsDirector, Reservations Director at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

What a wonderful compliment to have you decide to spend an unplanned evening with us during your celebration! I am so very pleased that you had a great experience and we hope to see you at another time. Thank you for sharing and for being our guest! More 

Abu Dhabi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The location of this hotel is a big advantage. The staff very friendly and helpful. I came to town with my family and stayed for 11 nights till I found apartment to live. Most of the staff there are students, they were very friendly. We really felt like home, even my kid now still calling it our home whenever we... More 

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ReservationsDirector, Reservations Director at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

What a wonderful story - thank you for sharing! It is so rewarding for us to hear when we are able to provide a "home away from home" experience and that you feel comfortable as our guest. Please come back to visit us any time. More 

Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Nittany Lion Inn is Penn State. Many of the workers are students and are wonderful to be around! I had friends that worked there during my college days in the 70's. The location is great-able to walk everywhere on campus. Although have stayed at other times,the excitement on football weekends is quite an experience!

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Nittany Lion Inn is an on-campus, close to everything hotel that I just enjoyed for 5 nites, including a football game. The folks are as friendly and efficient as it gets and I won't stay anywhere else in State College. Look for servers Amy, Mina, and Joe at breakfast and you won't have to ask for anything. At dinner... More 

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Alliance, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I'm a Penn State alum, and this was my first time ever staying at the Nittany Lion Inn. I had friends who were getting married here and had a room block so I decided to try it out. I was not disappointed! The hotel is a bit of a labyrinth if you're unfamiliar with its layout - it took me... More 

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16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Nice hotel. Rooms are clean. Lots of PSU items around the hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful. Keurigs in the room are nice - wish they they offered liquid creamer instead of powder in room. Whiskers bar staff is friendly and service is quick.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our team works hard every day to provide a great expereince for every guest. Would be happy to chat with you about why you have rated us an average rating. If you are nterested and willing to give me just a feww additional minutes of your time please feel free to call... More 

Scarsdale
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Going back to State College is always like going home after having two children attend this awsome University. This weekend was no exception. We attended a wedding on site at the hotel and it was amazing. Our room was large and comfortable with tasteful decor and the staff could not have been more helpful. The highlite of the weekend was... More 

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

Thank you so much for your very nice comments. We here at the Inn truly enjoy serving our guests and providing that great Penn State experience. So glad that you enjoyed your stay expereince capped off by our Sunday Brunch. Hope to see you at the Inn again soon! More 

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Address: 200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nittany Lion Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
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#1 Romantic Hotel in State College
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#7 Business Hotel in State College

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