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Abington
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was immaculate, Service was professional and courteous, Whiskers is a really great spot to meet for cocktails, a meal, etc - - staff was super friendly and professional. Food was delicious, especially for a hotel bar/restaurant. Can't say enough about how great the people are who work here.

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Bethlehem
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When I was a student, I was always curious about the Nittany Lion Inn. I was happy that I was able to come back to visit PSU and stay as an alumni here. Everything was very nice and clean, and the staff were prompt and courteous. I enjoyed some drinks as whiskers the night before and had a wonderful breakfast....

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Katy, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The advantage to this hotel is its location to campus. Very convenient. The employees were also great. Ronda, in housekeeping, was so friendly. Samuel was also polite when I asked a few questions about the hotel. One of the shovelers was SUPER nice (I didn't get his name--he had reddish hair and no gloves-ha, ha). Being from Texas, Storm Stella...

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Conneaut Lake
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Nittany Lion Inn is what a Grand Hotel should be. Great style and accommodations. Wonderful dinning and cocktails. Not just close to main campus but on it! It is a crown jewel for all of Pennsylvania. I love it!

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Tamaqua
Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $206 - $525 (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.”
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“Come with bigger fridge and micro so bring back your leftovers”
 of 5 bubbles Carbob3, 25 Feb 2017 | 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. ”
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“Corner suites of 1st and 2nd floors have nice views”
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 of 5 bubbles Smythe5, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't take a shower. You'll melt your skin off. ”
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