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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 #6 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is perfect. The staff is exceptionally helpful. The accommodations are luxurious. It's the best place to stay whether you are coming to a Penn State event or just want to relax and enjoy the many area attractions.

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Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
45 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best! My wife and I have been staying at the NLI at least once a year for the past twenty or so years. The common areas and hallways are so well maintained that they look as if new, as do the rooms. This stay I did notice a minor issue in our room (306) where the wallpaper by... More

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

We think one of the best compliments that we can receive is being given the pleasure of return visits from our guests! Thank you so much for allowing us to be a part of so many of your memories; we truly look forward to continuing our relationship with you! More

Princeton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay from the convenient location to the nice, clean room, beautiful lobby/public areas and on-site restaurant. What made it great though was the staff - especially the valets. Couldn't have asked for more.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The nittany lion inn was first rate all the way; we had 2 rooms facing the lovely courtyard. All staff were professional and very friendly. Great location and we immediately knew we were at a first class hotel. Best place to stay on campus!

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the ladies in the front desk is very rude and unkind. When checking in, they don't explain anything about the car parking and just yelling that pulling out my car from the valet area. Who can park the car in the parking lot when checking in? I did know later that the hotel offer the parking space... More

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ReservationsDirector, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

We would like to sincerely apologize for the experience that you had during your recent stay with us it is clear that we not only let you down but ourselves as well. We pride ourselves with the high level of service that we regularly provide to our guests and I can personally assure you that that concerns such as yours... More

Kalispell, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not many downsides to this hotel, if any. It is located on the (quiet) edge of PSU campus, but you don't have to drive through campus to get to it. It is easy to find, and the staff are friendly, helpful, and not pretentious. Even though you are not on the main street downtown, you will not mind... More

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

I am so happy to hear that you were able to appreciate some of what makes our Inn such a unique experience - and we are all thankful that you have taken the time to share your experience with others! We very much hope that the next time your travels bring you to State College that we will have the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The front desk staff, transportation staff, and housekeeping staff were very friendly and helpful. The bed and pillows were so comfy that I slept like I was in my own bed. The Shower was very nice also. I enjoyed my stay very much.

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your thoughts about our property. We are thankful that we had the opportunity to take care of you during your visit to Happy Valley and hope to see you again at another time. More

Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most courteous and genuine customer service I have experienced. Very soothing atmosphere. Appreciated the free shuttle service. Impressed with food provided for snacks and lunch during our meetings. Stayed for 2 nights, hated to leave!

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

We are so pleased to hear that we made you feel so "at home" during your visit! We hope this means that we will see you again soon. Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and for allowing us to have you as our guest! More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the NLI both going to and returning from Detroit, with our infant daughter. Our first night was GREAT! Our room felt large & comfortable , the staff was very accommodating, the food at The Dining Room was excellent & we had a peaceful night sleep. The second night, we found the staff fairly accommodating, but we had... More

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Comfortable bed, Keurig machine in room, large TV with good variety of stations, AC works well, friendly staff, free apples, on-campus location convenient to attending meetings there, prices are reasonable.

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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*
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