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Nittany Lion Inn

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Tamaqua
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I hate staying overnight for a conference, but the Nittany Lion Inn was absolutely fantastic. Beautiful location, setting, accommodations, and staff. Best conference facilities and foods--breakfast was awesome!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the attentive bellmen and valet parking attendants to the friendly staff and excellent accommodations, this can be considered not just a first-rate stopover, but a lovely destination as well. The breakfast buffet in the regular dining room was left a bit too long in the chafing dishes, but everything was very well prepared and delicious. If you want to...

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Collegeville
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Grumpy doorman and transportation staff. No fire in lobby ( cold and snowing). Supplier ran out of wood. Pretty lame excuse. Doorman did not make any effort to open doors for guests. Perhaps they were cold since there was no fire.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my family's second visit to Penn State and second stay at the Nittany Lion Inn. We were very pleased with the hotel both times. The facilities & location can't be beat. Rooms are nicely decorated & very clean. Hotel restaurants are very good as well.

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Rixeyville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a large private event. Unfortunately, the event didn't have a bar, so a group of us walked to the bar. There was a line and when we ordered the bartender seemed a bit upset. It was a buffet and the food was good. My only gripe was our water glasses were never refilled. They brought coffee pots and...

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Washington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not been to State College in a long time. Penn State now has over 45,000 students, and the nicest of the various places to stay is the Nittany Lion Inn. Service was good. But it can be a very busy place on a big weekend. Breakfast in the dining room was bettet than expected. Next time I am...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a conference. This hotel is a historic and traditional property on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. It is a quaint, older hotel that is very nicely maintained. I would not call it luxurious, but I would call it clean, comfortable neat, well-run, and organized. It is staffed by many PSU students who are studying...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to experience and stay at, except for one thing- horrible, worn out beds. The single that by you expected to be very high quality seems to be the thing they overlooked. Worse bed I have ever slept in at a hotel. It was bowl shaped from years of use. Lumpy cheap pillows too. Loved everything...

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Beachwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed there for work and visiting son at college, This place was historic and very clean! The team made us feel welcome and don;t forget to stop in at Whisker's. The team there will make you want to safety and heck, all you do is walk up to your room,

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York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the NLI twice now, and both times were excellent experiences. The staff is very helpful and cheerful, and they were very happy to accommodate my request for no fragrances/deodorizers in the guest room (really bad allergy). Don't miss the pretzels in Whiskers!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Dining Room
The Dining Room
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nittany Lion Inn is a Penn State landmark, rich in history and tradition and a proud member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America. Our AAA Four Diamond rated property is located on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University, serving as a travelers’ haven and a popular gathering place for Penn State alumni. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nittany Lion Inn

Address: 200 West Park Ave., State College, PA 16803
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $146 - $355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nittany Lion Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
Nittany Lion Hotel State College
Nittany Lion State College
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#1 Romantic Hotel in State College
#2 Family Hotel in State College
#6 Business Hotel in State College
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“Be sure to check on the heat/ac when you check in so if the staff needs to repair it they will have time.”
 of 5 bubbles B7118RUjamesd, 3 days ago | Read review
“Come with bigger fridge and micro so bring back your leftovers”
 of 5 bubbles Carbob3, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The Nittany isn't cheap but it's a good bargain for what you get. The Sunday morning breakfast/brunch is something not to miss. ”
 of 5 bubbles franktH1944LO, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites of 1st and 2nd floors have nice views”
  • Beautiful when it snows
 of 5 bubbles Smythe5, Jan 25, 2017 | Read review
“Don't take a shower. You'll melt your skin off. ”
 of 5 bubbles U1302WUmandym, Jan 25, 2017 | Read review
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