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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 5 days ago
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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 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Abu Dhabi
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Danville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Nittany Lion Inn a few times. The service is always second to none! The onsite restaurants have great food. On this trip we took advantage of room service and it didn't disappoint. Good was fast, same great quality and the guys who delivered it was courteous and helpful. If you happen to be there on... More

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

Thank you so much for your continued support of the Inn, we truly appreciate the relationships that we are able to forge with our frequent guests and are always pleased to provide service to you. Thank you too for your very nice comments, particularly about our Dining offerings. Our Culinary and Restaurant staff truly enjoy providing great, tasty food with... More

ruislip, uk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gem on the edge of Penn State University. Lovely decor, and a very relaxed atmosphere. The breakfast is good value and generous. There are shuttles to downtown and airport. The Whiskers bar is perfect for a meal, and lovely small range of beers. I really enjoyed my stay at the Inn and can't wait to visit again.

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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 are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and are happy that you enjoyed your dining expereinces in both of our restaurants. We hope that you visit again soon! More

Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is THE place to stay at Penn State if you can get a room (don't even bother on game days, but otherwise, it's not really that hard to get a booking). It's a grand old iconic hotel that represents everything great about PSU. I especially love it in December when it is gleaming in all its holiday finery. The... More

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

What a wonderful testament to the special place we believe the Inn to be - we are so glad to have made this connection with you and are thrilled to be a part of your experiences at Penn State. We hope to see you next month as we begin to get ready for the holidays - thank you so much... 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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