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Nittany Lion Inn

3.5 of 5 200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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

If you need a place to stay in State College, this is it! Great hotel! As an anecdote, the hotel staff provided me with excellent service even after I had checked out (I forgot something at the hotel and needed assistance)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here so my son could visit Penn State. This is a gorgeous hotel! Great staff...spotless... very comfortable. ..We arrived late in the evening during a snowstorm and the staff was great. We ate in "Whiskers" and had a great meal. Our room was very comfy and the beds were great..Ordered room service in the morning. It arrived on time... More 

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

We are so glad that your son is considering attending Penn State. I may be bias but it would be a great choice. Thank you for your positive comments about your experience with us here at the Inn. It sounds as though you were able to experience many of our services during your stay, all with positive outcomes. Be assured... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter and I shared a king room with sleep sofa this weekend for THON. We knew we would be staying a limited time in the hotel, spending most of the weekend supporting our son, who was dancing the 46 hours. The check in was speedy; the room was comfortable, clean and spacious. We ate 2 meals in the... More 

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

I am so glad to hear that you had a great expereince during your stay with us over Thon weekend! $13 million is an exceptional accomplishment for any fund raising campaigne and the Penn State students show such grit and dedication to get there every year...WE ARE! We are so glad that we could play a role in making your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a great deal for this gem of a hotel on priceline.com - when we got there we were still treated like a valued guest (which doesn't always happen when you book with an outside discount travel company). Our room was beautiful, service was great, and we enjoyed every minute of our time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place for the price. It feels like an expensive resort (and they treat you that well) but it's priced like a standard hotel. The room my daughter and I received was spacious and quiet and really nicely appointed. The staff couldn't have been nicer, from amiable housecleaning people who would chat you up in the hallway,... More 

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always great to hear when our guests have such a great experience. Our best to your daughter as she makes her decision. And while we sure think Penn State is GREAT, we know she will make the best decision for her. More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely appointed heritage property right in the middle of Penn State conveniently located for college business particularly for the Arts. Nicely decorated rooms (but the HVAC is rather loud) and probably the best restaurant in Town. The Sunday brunch is a huge hit with proportionately huge wait times.

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

Thank you for your feedback. So happy to hear that you enjoy our Dining offerings. And yes the popularity of them has certainly grown over the years. We try to encourage our Inn guests to make reservations to help avoid waiting times for our particulalry busy meal times such as Sunday Brunch. Certainly if not able to, we will always... More 

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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

clean room, large hotel, great breakfast at a reasonable price and very good service. this hotel was much larger than i thought it would be, but not a problem, check in and check out was easy, they also provided free parking in the garage across the street.

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

Thank you for taking your valuable time to comment here on your recent stay with us. We find it important provide the amenities that will most benifit our guests and I am so glad you found them meeting your expectations. Many are surprised to find that we have free valet parking including garage parking helping to protect vehicles from the... More 

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 4th time I've stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn & have also stated at they're sister property several times. We also celebrated our eldest daughter's graduation from Penn State here. The property is very charming, in the heart of the campus with easy access to College Avenue & also offers a convenient shuttle service that will personally... More 

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

Thank you for your gracious comments. Congratulations on having a second child accepted to attend Penn State. We are honored that you choose to stay with us and are proud to provide you with the services that help make your stay as easy as possible at both of our hotels. Looking forward to another four years! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking advantage of a 3 day weekend, my husband and I decided to spend our "last weekend alone" together at Penn State. We decided to book a romantic getaway package with The Nittany Lion Inn and were extremely impressed with their service and attention to detail. Our dinner in The Dining Room was in a private side room which was... More 

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

We are so happy that you chose to have your romantic getaway here at the Nittany Lion Inn. I was also very glad to hear that our team recognized that you had special needs when delivering your Strawberries and Champaign....we take great pride in our attention to those kinds of details. Thank you again for taking tiime to post your... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent Valentines Day at the Nittany Lion Inn. It was very nice. Rooms were spacious, bathrooms clean. Kerug coffee makers in room. Exercise Room needed more equipment for the size of the hotel, but I wish I would have brought a swimsuit to enjoy the hot tub. The bar area was very nice. the lobby had... More 

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

Thank you so much for your positive feedback regarding your weekend stay with us. It really is a special place to spend quality time...and indeed the Fireplace in the main lobby adds a particularly warm feel to every guests experience particualrly during these chilly days of winter. Thank you again. 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:
Nittany Lion Hotel State College
Nittany Lion State College
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#1 Romantic Hotel in State College
#2 Family Hotel in State College
#7 Business Hotel in State College

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