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Imperial Motor Inn

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed April 2, 2017

fights in lobby/refund denied some woman/desk clerk couldn't work credit card machine/ later man banged on door yelling that I had only paid for one night/nit my error/paper I handed her had 2 nights on printout/no coffee/office never answered phone ever/people fighting when I left/menacing staffer asked me to apologize to him for his yelling/barbaric/internet not working/nice wpman named Naomi...

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Rahway, New Jersey
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I stayed here a while ago and the 2 things i remember about this motel is the Wi-fi was awful and it was around 9 in the morning when a guest came in with the key saying they were checking in...apparently, the owner gave them the key before it was time for me to check out which really irritated me....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

It's cheap. You get what you pay for. The motel wasn't fully booked, so no problem with parking. I have no idea if there is wifi - it wasn't mentioned. The room was mostly clean just so old and outdated. The tv had cable but the tv was all fuzzy (also couldn't find the remote and located it on the...

Thank Kay Y
Reviewed September 4, 2016

very nice people and i got a good night sleep.close to town. the bath tub need clean underneath my nephew said it look likes a horror movie but i didnt mind it. if you are here over night its not a bad deal.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Let's start with the good part. They traded our room with 2 regular beds to a queen size. Now the rest. You truly get what you pay for. Air conditioning barely working and mounted so high in the wall you couldn't reach controls anyway. Confusing switches and several controls for heat and AC. One would need a tutorial. Lots of...

1Thank Carriebethmartin
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed May 15, 2016

This is not the most glamorous hotel, but it will do its purpose. Nothing fancy inside, but it is downtown and has what you need: a shower and bed. They do offer free breakfast, which is donuts, coffee and water. You get one parking spot per room, as it gets full on busy weekends. It is hard to get a...

1Thank paulaspassport
Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
Reviewed October 11, 2015

right out was lied too. was told we had a non smoking room lie you coul;d cut the nicotine with a knife. carpet filthy,mattress screamed every time you moved,tobacco stench every where, pillow 1 inch thick, sink leaked all night , paint cracked, headboard not attached to bed kept hitting us in the head,bathroom door would not close.ect. we really...

6Thank richard a a
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed November 13, 2014

Booked this motel for the PSU-MD game Halloween weekend. Was told by the owner upon booking a month in advance that at that time, there was a 2 night minimum but may be dropped to 1 night closer to the date of the game. Checked in on Friday, Oct 31st and asked if we could check out the next morning,...

Thank sczabara
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This motel has a great location for State College, especially if walking around campus and the "main drag" is the primary purpose of your visit. It has been 20+ years since I've stayed in a motel and it took a bit to adjust (not used to the windows and door leading directly outside where people can walk by, etc.). This...

2Thank dewhee32
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Just spent parents weekend at penn state and nothing but good things to say about the imperial motor inn. Not expecting much for the price but rooms were clean, beds comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. For a small budget hotel the location is ideal right at the corner of university drive steps from campus and downtown. The owners...

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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Imperial Motor Inn

Address: 118 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3826
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $53 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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