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Nittany Lion Inn

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200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
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Boston, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Facility is old and run down, borders on shabby, but has a certain old fashioned charm that so people will appreciate. I do. Don't plan on soaking in the tub, not deep enough to to submerge even my modest belly. Hard to get a good night's sleep due to very loud HVAC unit and moderately loud mini-fridge in room alternately... More 

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Ramrod Key, Florida
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44 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came to visit our Granddaughter at Penn State. At her parents suggestion we stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn and we're sure glad we did. It's right next door to the campus and since it's snowing it's ultra convenient. Price wasn't out of line and it's largely staffed by students. they're energetic and polite. Our room was on the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a business trip and was happily surprised by this older hotel. Clean rooms, nice staff and dining options on site. Three issues: kind of a hard bed (I tend to like a softer mattress) and stiff/rough sheets. Also, when anyone flushed in surrounding rooms, but it affected the shower temp. Otherwise, great stay.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend getaway. This is not your typical hotel. There is a wood burning fireplace in the lobby that makes the hotel feel so inviting. All staff is very polite and accommodating. The rooms are very spacious with a large bathroom with a larger tub. The location is great as it is within... More 

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Philadelphia Suburbs
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel combines Penn State, a central location, value and a historic venue in an enjoyable stay. It's not perfect, but the beds are comfortable, the rooms are well maintained and the facility is pleasant. The television system could use some attention: channel menus did not match the channels and the sound had digital skips.... annoying during the Super Bowl. Breakfast... More 

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Athens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about our stay was, as usual, first class. It was a terrific getaway from the time we walked in. We've brought our children in the past and they went above and beyond to make it memorable...even bringing stuffed animal souvenirs to our kids.

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Basking Ridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you like hotels with a bit of charm, the Nittany Lion Inn delivers. Staff is friendly, the rooms are clean and attractive, and the food is good. Be aware that they are not overly generous with the alcohol, and if you like your meat cooked beyond rare, stress that to the kitchen. That having been said, the food is... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to State College. I am so pleased that you found our Inn to be charming and the facility to be attractive and clean. I hope that we are able to see you again in the future. More 

Paoli, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in for a wonderful couples weekend and stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn. We stopped at the Spa at Hotel Hershey on the way and had massages and lunch there. We got to the hotel, changed and went to a Penn State Hockey game and dinner. We visited our niece and took her to the Sunday Brunch at... More 

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Sounds like you did have a great, fun filled weekend. The Hotel Hershey is an excellent hotel with great facilities. And I am glad that you chose to stay with us here at the inn and experience our service and the Penn State culture. Pegula Ice Arena is a great facility to watch Hockey and it also sounds like your... More 

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our two-night stay was relaxing, exactly what we were looking for. The staff was very attentive to our needs, bringing extra coffee within minutes of calling the front desk. The room was lean; the housekeeping staff's keen attention to detail was apparent from the moment we walked in.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post your feedback regarding your recent stay with us her at the Inn. I am so pleased that you found our Housekeeping team to be so accommodating and adept at their job. Many of our staff have been with us for several years, some as many as 20! So needless to say, they... More 

Bowling Green, Ohio
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109 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my three night stay at the Nittany Lion Inn. Everything in it from the soap in the rooms suits the name of the Inn. I felt I was living in the history of the university. The rooms were comfortable and there's great food and drinks downstairs. I will return.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and thank you too for posting such great comments about your time here. I am so pleased that you were able to stay and enjoy our Inn including, what I beleive is some of the best dining in the region. Thank you again. More 

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