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Hampton Inn State College
Ranked #10 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence
Oley, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“great place to stay at state college”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

I was at a conference at the Penn Stater and refused to pay the price to stay there. I booked the Hampton inn and was so glad I did! The price was half of the Penn Stater and quieter. The bed was extremely comfortable, the room was very clean, and the bathroom was well maintained and spotless. The clerk at the front desk was friendly and efficient. Breakfast was fresh and spotless. I would definitely stay here again when in State College.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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Abbeville, Louisiana
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

The desk staff is always very helpful and service is quick. Cleanliness is never a problem. Had a decent enough night, but what a sad breakfast. I was observed struggling with the juice dispenser, but no help. Pastries need upgrading and total lack of any breakfast meat. Sad.

Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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RyanHIExp, General Manager at Hampton Inn State College, responded to this review, December 16, 2013
Thank you for your honest review of our staff and amenities. I am pleased to see that you were satisfied with our desk staff as well as our room cleanliness but I apologize that we fell short of your expectations in breakfast. If there are any suggestions that you would like to see added to our pastries options in the morning please message me back and I will check on what we can add for your next stay with us. Thank you again for the feedback.

Sincerely,

Ryan Saal - General Manager
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West Chester, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2013

Good location for visit to Penn State. Outside of Inn looking dated but interior is fine. Room was quiet and comfortable..and what you expect with this hotel brand. Breakfast was very good. There is a Damons restaurant across the parking but not many other options nearby. My preference would be the Hampton Inn & Suites Williamsburg Square at State College. More dining options nearby.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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RyanHIExp, General Manager at Hampton Inn State College, responded to this review, November 30, 2013
WC Travelers 75,

I am pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay and your accommodations were comfortable with friendly service. While I do understand that Damon's is the only walking distance restaurant near the hotel, we are minutes away from the downtown dining on College Avenue and the delivery options in State College are very vast as well. Thank you again for staying with us and we appreciate your comments and feedback about your stay.

Sincerely,

Ryan Saal - General Manager
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Springfield, United States
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Reviewed November 3, 2013

When visiting the State College area, the Hampton located on College Avenue is my first and only choice of hotel. It's quiet, exceptionally clean, comfortable and offers the best early morning breakfast in town (included in the price). Enjoy your stay!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Houston, United States
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Comfortable clean room; very large. Nice staff. Would stay here again. Close to my son's house and to activities in town. Some noise as it was by the elevator but not bad. Breakfast was fine and good coffee for hotel coffee.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

My first stay at this Hampton Inn and it met my expectations. I have stayed at other Hampton Inn at other cities and this one did not disappoint neither. Staff were very friendly everyday. Breakfast was very good with good selections. Although I wasn't here for any Penn State event, the hotel's location to the campus is very close in terms of driving distance. As for the room, it is showing some signs of aging when compared to other Hampton Inns. However it still feels fresh and inviting. Damon's Grill is right in front of the hotel and great place to eat if you decide not to venture out. One unique feature that I haven't seen in any other hotels (including other Hampton Inns) is the USB ports next to the beds (see photo). Great for charging my phone overnight! I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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Pittsburgh, United States
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

Awesome staff clearly mgmt has a great grip of the business and has developed wonderful employees. May not be the newest or grand hotels but what a feel good hotel that makes me feel at home. I would advise any business or pleasure to stay here when visiting the area. Great Breakfast for

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Hampton Inn State College
Address: 1101 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-6808
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in State College
#12 Romantic Hotel in State College
#12 Business Hotel in State College
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn State College 2.5*
Number of rooms: 119
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hampton Inn by Hilton, is located 1/2 mile from Penn State campus, Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordon Center, Pegula Ice Arena and Mount Nittany Medical Center. Daily hot breakfast and free Wi-Fi are included. The hotel shares the parking lot with a popular casual restaurant and lounge. We are only 3/4 miles from downtown and I 99/Rt.322. ... more   less 
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