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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here one night for a wedding that was at the hotel. Everything was very nice. The room was comfortable - My family of 4 slept quite well on the beds. Everything was very clean. We enjoyed the food at the wedding very much and spent some time in the bar afterward which was a lot of fun. There...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review with other travelers. We are really pleased to receive your high rating and recommendation. In particular we're really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you had a great time at the wedding!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location to campus and town. The room was very clean and comfortable. The hotel has a parking garage which is great for unexpected weather and safety. The restaurant is top notch with great service. All staff that I dealt with was very professional, courteous, and accommodating.

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

Thank you for your outstanding review. Your insight and feedback are truly appreciated. As we share our reviews and surveys with our staff they serve as valuable motivation and training tools. We are glad to know that you were able to enjoy Tarragon Restaurant during your stay and hope you will visit s again. Your business is genuinely appreciated.

Tampa
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Let me start by saying that I completed an online review provided to me by the property management after my stay. I filled out everything and was very honest in that we were less than impressed from what we remembered from years prior. BUT, the manager contacted me the very next day with a full credit for our one night...

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

Dear Eric, Please accept our apologies again for your unhappiness. We only wish you had let us know of any issues while you were on site so we could have helped rectify any issues in the moment. We will look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

Reviewed November 29, 2016

The best part about the Atherton Hotel is the location. Staying in a hotel within walking distance to all that Penn State has to offer is tremendous. Although the Atherton Hotel is a bit pricey and you do have to pay for parking, it does have a lot to offer.

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

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your review. Please check in with us or consider joining our email list to get first notice of rate discounts and seasonal promotions as well as first access to our best rates on Penn State special events. I would be happy to add you to our list...

New Castle, Delaware
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Atherton Hotel on Thanksgiving night, it was quiet and comfortable after a long day of travel and family time. Very conveniently located in downtown State College with parking in garage below the hotel. We will definitely stay there again the next time we are in town.

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

Thank you for your review and for choosing us during Thanksgiving. We are appreciative to know that you enjoyed your stay and wish you a happy holiday season ahead. Please be sure to join our email list for first notifications of great rates and ways to save on overnights throughout the year.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed November 25, 2016

We stayed here for the Ohio State weekend. The hotel was packed and the staff/service was ready for it. Checkin/checkout was friendly and efficient. The room was comfortable and quiet, even through the late night celebration after the huge win. This hotel is at the center of the downtown restaurants, bars, and stores and even a short walk to Beaver...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. The weekend of the Penn State vs Ohio State football game was a spectacular time to be in Happy Valley! We are really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you especially for your recognition of our staff.

Ambler
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Love staying at The Atherton Hotel. It is perfectly located to everything downtown, and you can even walk to Beaver Stadium from here. We always receive good service, and the rooms are very comfortable!

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

Thank you for your review and for your business. We appreciate your time in sharing your high rating. If I can ever be of service to you during future stays with us please email me any time: mpb@athertonhotel.net and consider joining our email list through Facebook for first notification of the best rates and deals! We look forward to having...

kansas city, United States
Reviewed November 21, 2016

This hotel is in a great location, short walking distance to everything, stores and restaurants and campus. . It is very clean and the staff is very friendly and courteous. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are planning a trip to Happy Valley!

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

Thank you for your review and for choosing The Atherton Hotel! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. If I can ever be of assistance to you in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me: mpb@athertonhotel.net. Please consider signing up for our email list on Facebook for advance notice on discounts and savings! We will look...

Reviewed November 19, 2016

place was very nice....but we were told there was free breakfast from 6 to 11 and there wasn't and we got charged 8 dollars for the 2 bottles of water they left in our room that appeared to be free.....lame.

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

A quick full-service homemade breakfast is offered daily including everything from homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Made-to-Order Omelettes to Oatmeal, Cereals, and continental favorites! In addition we offer Room-Service each morning for in-room dining . There is also a $1 Grab and Go Breakfast Bar at lobby level that features whole fruit, muffins, energy bars, coffee and other Breakfast...

New York City, New York
Reviewed November 17, 2016

great service decor is a little bit dated. It has a pretty lobby. Also has a full bar and restaurant. Close to restaurants and bar and free parking which is a plus. Bathrooms are pretty dated as well. I stayed in room 612 and a garbage truck also came every morning at 7 am and it was super super loud...

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

Thank you for your review. While we appreciate all guest feedback, please know that our online photos accurately reflect the hotel's decor and are recent within the year. The hotel is in the midst of updating various aspects. We are really proud of the lovely renovations both completed and underway in our public spaces and guest rooms. We hope you...

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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
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
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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 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $77 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Atherton Hotel State College
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#15 Business Hotel in State College
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“The Atherton Street rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dcjw700, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“dont choose 612 or 614”
 of 5 bubbles MEAGAN43016, Nov 17, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid premium weekend like homecoming, parents weekend and home football games.”
 of 5 bubbles danielhR761YK, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the first floor and was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dhvh, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from elevators and main hallway for peace and quiet.....Room 524”
 of 5 bubbles cubano40, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
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