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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was well sized and clean and the hotel amenities were nice. Located across from Penn State campus and in the center of town. We did not eat in the restaurant but had drinks in the bar. The service was good and the menu looked good but we had already eaten. Overall a good value but we were there...

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly. Check in and check out process always goes smoothly. Room was clean, and bed was very comfortable. The hotel is older style but parking garage and location right downtown across the street from campus more than make up for older style rooms.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay, the location, your room and our staff! Many thanks for taking the time to share your comments with other travelers.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is long overdue for a major renovation. The upholstery on my desk chair's arm was worn through to the stuffing; the carpet was buckled, and the TV was not HD. The desk light fixture had sockets for 2 bulbs but had only one low-wattage bulb--not enough for reading. I could find only one open outlet in the room...

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and kids had a great time here. It was better than I expected. The restaurant served a perfect dinner at a really great price. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking visit PSU. Much better than staying somewhere else where you have to drive and can't just walk right out of the hotel to get...

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Thank 12tim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this hotel - the location is perfect and the staff is outstanding. While the hotel itself is a bit worn, the outstanding service more than makes up the difference. The food at the restaurant is terrific and the manager there is even better. I wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting State College.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is centrally located and perfect for staying in the hub. Just out the front door is steps from all the shops and restaurants. They have a airport shuttle and this is nice when your not renting a car. The hotel a a nice lounging area for sitting, visiting or just reading the paper each morning. There is indoor...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel near PSU. The staff is super friendly and the hotel is reasonably priced. The hotel is near restaurants and places where you can shop. I had to go to PSU for an interview and was glad that the hotel was so close to campus! The rooms were clean and well kept. I also like the fact that...

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West Newton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Atherton enhances one's stay at State College, whether for business or to relive, as an Alumni, all the old days!! The place is always nice, well maintained and don't forget about Rumors for happy hour,(The Wall Mural is still there and looks great!).

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sCRANTON, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute little hotel in State College close to campus , shopping and restaurants. Hotel staff was super friendly, rooms were nicely kept and we ordered food twice from the bar/lounge. I found the food to be delicious and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend staying at this hotel.

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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice, reasonably priced hotel that is located right on the main drag of things to do at PSU. We pick a winter weekend each year when a variety of sports events are taking place at the college, and prefer the Atherton Hotel because we can park the car in the hotel lot and walk to all of the venues...

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and for the opportunity to be of service to you during winter weekends! We're very happy to know that you enjoy your stay and our small independent hotel. Your business is truly appreciated. Maggie Biddle, General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Atherton Hotel
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
150 room full service hotel in the heart of downtown State College, PA. One block from Penn State University. Comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, restaurant, bar, room service, excellent location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Atherton Hotel

Address: 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $91 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Atherton Hotel State College
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in State College
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