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New York City, New York
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for move in August 2013. Convenient location, close to the university. Reasonable price, although all the hotels in the area seem to charge more on these busy weekends. Great to stay at a chain that has similar amenities from location to location. This hotel had clean, nice rooms, ample parking, a pool that we didn't use...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

MrsfromNYC, Thank you for the review on your recent stay at our Courtyard – State College. I am pleased you enjoyed all of the amenities we offer, along with the Courtyard brand in general. Thank you for your pledged loyalty to our brand! Thank you again and we hope to see you again in the future! Sincerely, Patty Treaster General...

Havertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Had a great weekend in my husband's alma mater for the festival in July. The Courtyard had special amenities for families and kids- nice touch. Rooms were more expensive than others in the area, but it was worth it. Great room, two double beds- very nice linens and towels. Very clean bathrooms and sink area. The Autoport is right across...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Edie P, Thank you for writing a review about your stay with us at Courtyard State College. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us while in town for the Arts Festival, and we’re glad you enjoyed our special amenities and clean accommodations. Please plan to stay with us again the next time you visit State College. Thanks again. Sincerely,...

Roxbury, New Jersey
Reviewed May 23, 2013

The hotel was clean as most Marriotts are. Pool and hot tub, restaurant, lobby, staff were all great. Don't even ask what I paid for a room graduation weekend.... I stayed in a king suite and it worked out great with visiting fami

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

albuds, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at Courtyard State College. We’re glad you liked our property and found our spacious accommodations clean and well suited for your travels. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you’ll have an opportunity to visit us again soon. Thank you again for...

Hicksville, New York, Usa
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I love Courtyards but this one fell short. Rooms were much smaller then usual. Got to the room and there was no fridge. They did get me one but took up space that was needed. Then it didn't work. Bar area not as nice as usual. Always have breakfast but not this time. Pricey and no buffet. TV got poor...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Joseph J, Thank you for sharing a review about your stay with us. We sincerely apologize for the areas we fell short in providing you with the exceptional stay you've come to expect from us. We appreciate our guests taking the time to provide us with valuable feedback on opportunities for improvement. We value you as our guest and hope...

Conneaut, Ohio
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Staying here for business. Rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. Free Coffee, Tea and USA Today paper. Close to shopping and food. Staff is great. Did not use the pool or Bistro. Will use again When I am here on business.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

TheWholeHamFamily, We appreciate you sharing your experience with us at Courtyard State College. I’m pleased to hear our comfortable accommodations, convenient location and friendly staff made for a pleasant stay. We look forward to seeing you the next time your business travels bring you to State College. Sincerely, Patty Treaster, General Manager

Newton, New Jersey
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Penn State Graduation - 2 night minimum - pricey...However, conveniently located. Signage not the best as main entrance is on side street. Parking lot connects to Ruby Tuesday on corner of S. Atherton & University Dr. Friendly staff good at multi-tasking. Snack table in lobby for game weekends and graduation. Free coffee/tea hidden behind sitting area. Breakfast counter service slow....

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

lizard49, Thank you for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel conveniently located for the Penn State graduation. We appreciate your kind comments about our friendly staff and spacious rooms. Your feedback is valuable to me so I appreciate taking the time to write this review. We hope you’ll have an opportunity to visit us...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed April 30, 2013

My son is going to Penn State. We stayed when we visited the campus. The hotel is quiet, clean and comfortable. They have free coffee and tea in the lobby, and the pool is quite nice and large for a Courtyard. It is really close to Penn State. The staff is helpful and friendly. The breakfast is served quickly and...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

aweiss00, I’m delighted to hear from you, and glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Courtyard State College. Thank you for your review and kind comments about our clean hotel, comfortable and friendly service. Please plan to stay with us again the next time you visit your son at Penn State. Thank you again for writing. Sincerely, Patty Treaster,...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed April 18, 2013

Stayed here for one night and it was a pleasant experience. Room was spacious, clean and comfortable. Bed linens were crisp and soft. Bed was comfortable provided a good night sleep. Decided to go to the in house bistro for dinner, had the burger and wings, plus two beers. Food was good but a little pricey but that is normal...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Chris L, Thank you for writing a review about your stay with us at Courtyard State College. I’m happy to hear you had a pleasant experience and found our spacious rooms to be clean and comfortable. I appreciate your kind words about our great staff and their excellence in service. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you’ll...

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Reviewed February 5, 2013

We stayed here overnight when visiting my daughter at Penn State. Check in time was 3:00 p.m. We arrived at 3:10 and were told that a room wasn't available because they were not cleaned yet. It would be at least 15 more minutes and they would call when it was ready. We took a drive to get my daughter something...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

jkatobx, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you staying with us at Courtyard. I apologize for your room not being available at check in and appreciate your patience. Please accept my apologies for the spa and hot tub being out of order during your stay too. Your feedback is important to me so I'm glad that you took the...

Colts Neck, New Jersey
Reviewed January 30, 2013

My son goes to school at Penn State and we stay here quite a bit. The rooms are clean, the beds are really comfortable. The pool and jacuzzi are also real good. Complimentary Starbucks coffe in the morning in the lobby . Great place to stay for games and if you are just picking up your student to come back...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Christian M, It's great to hear from you and receive such a wonderful review. We're glad to have you stay with us as regular guests, and we're delighted to know that you enjoy your visits. I'm pleased you've found a clean, comfortable and relaxing place to rest while visiting State College. We hope you'll continue to make us your number...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Among State College hotels, Courtyard by Marriott State College is the ideal oasis on the road for all travelers. Featuring many modern touches, the Courtyard lobby and Bistro offers spaces to connect, unwind, and eat. Start your morning right at this State College hotel with breakfast and Starbucks, then stop back again at the end of the day for dinner and a cocktail. Stay connected in our lobby or Business Center featuring free Wi-Fi. Unwind in our indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Perfectly situated in Happy Valley, this State College hotel near Penn State University, Bryce Jordan Center and Beaver Stadium is close to many area businesses and attractions. Relax in our spacious guest rooms, featuring FREE High Speed Internet and Wi-Fi, a large well-lit work area and 32" LCD flat screen TV. Sleep comfortably in our custom bedding with thick mattresses and fluffy pillows. When choosing State College hotels, come see why Courtyard by Marriott State College hotel is a step above the rest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard State College

Address: 1730 University Dr, State College, PA 16801-6273
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $111 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard State College 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Courtyard By Marriott State College Hotel State College
State College Marriott
State College Courtyard
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#13 Family Hotel in State College
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Some rooms have balconies with bistro seating.”
 of 5 bubbles 672kh, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Not a bad room at this property as it sits well off the main road so noise is not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles billd325, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer quiet (esp on w/ends) - avoid the rooms around the pool; lots of extra noise.”
 of 5 bubbles HDgirl1, Feb 29, 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy the amenities ....”
 of 5 bubbles WillBjorn, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
“If you are on foot in SC, there's not much in the immediate vicinity. There is a bus stop right across the street about a minute walk”
 of 5 bubbles oxforddoc, Jul 4, 2015 | Read review
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