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The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Overview
125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews great location tarragon restaurant street level penn state parking garage is an older hotel in town front desk staff bit dated beds were comfortable nice room college visit shuttle service staff was friendly rumours downtown lobby
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This independent hotel is well located downtown near Penn State's campus. The service is attentive and mostly competent. (The breakfast staff in the dining room could use some leadership. Though there were three staff members on duty and only two or three tables, it was...More

Thank marycontheroad
Response from TheAthertonHotel, Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughts on your stay. Your business is appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for a concert and wanted to be able to walk to the Bryce Jordan Center, it was also parent's weekend and most hotels required a 2 night stay. This one did not so we booked here. Overall it was nice although...More

Thank philliesfan80
Response from TheAthertonHotel, Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback---your insight is much appreciated. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay during the Metallica concert at the BJC. The Atherton is a fully non-smoking facility and we thank you for reporting smelling someone smoking during...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In town for a PSU event, I stayed at The Atherton because I wanted to be in walking distance to campus. That is the main advantage to this hotel, and the only reason for its rather hefty price point. A PSU alum, I remember the...More

Thank Christine J
Response from TheAthertonHotel, Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry for your dissatisfaction. We hope you will enjoy new things to come for the hotel in the near future!

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent stay Ms pinit and khun Bell the housekeeping staff was an excellent person taking care of the room where i stay 26 sep-1Oct 2018 thank for taking care and worm welcome we will come back for sure ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Thank Journey820279
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for your review and for staying with us! We very much appreciate your kind words and compliments for our housekeeping staff and will hope to have you as our guest again in the future. Maggie Biddle, General Manager

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I stayed two nights at this hotel. I selected it based on its location , favorable reviews and reasonable price. I made a good choice. The entire stay was problem free. Parking was very convenient, especially for a downtown location. The room was clean and...More

Thank Nedzer
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for your comments and review. Your business is greatly appreciated!

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About
Description
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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Free Parking
Pool
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
$91 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Atherton Hotel
Also Known As
Atherton Hotel State College
Location
United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
$91 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Atherton Hotel
Also Known As
Atherton Hotel State College
Location
United States > Pennsylvania > State College
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Room & Suite (47)
Dining (14)
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cubano40
August 25, 2016|
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Response from AthertonHotel | Property representative |
The charge for parking is $8 per night as of 9/1/16. Some groups may have negotiated parking as part of the rate, and parking is included during specific special events. Parking rates are stated on confirmation emails... More
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Barbara D
March 16, 2015|
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Response from TheAthertonHotel | Property representative |
The Atherton Hotel offers a full-service breakfast in Tarragon Restaurant. We can easily accommodate any group size for breakfast. Please contact 814-231-2100 ext 112 for group meal plans. Thank you for your question!
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slikari1
September 25, 2014|
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Response from TheAthertonHotel | Property representative |
Please call us when you arrive at the airport: 814-231-2100. We will be happy to pick you up. The University Park Airport is 6.1 miles from the hotel and about a 10 minute drive depending on traffic. Thank you for your... More
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Room Tips
"There is currently a construction site on the North side of the hotel"
490christinej
3 weeks ago
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"Avoid rooms on Atherton Street"
drcrawfordwj
Sep 17, 2018
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"No tips for rooms."
Strypes
Aug 23, 2018
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"Rooms on the 7th floor are the most quietest"
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Apr 29, 2018
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