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College Park, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for a Big 10 conference meeting. It was a nice place for us since we had business at Penn State. The room was clean, a nice size and had the usual features. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. The conference room suited our group's needs (appetizers, bar, etc). The hotel's bar (Whiskers) turned out to...

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

Glad that you found our Inn to be equally great for conferences as it can be for individual travelers, our team prides themselves in treating all equally well. Hope to see you again fir either individual travel or group.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, and clean comfortable rooms. It was strange that a shower cap was not included in the "standard" in room toiletry supplies, but they were quick to bring one on request. The breakfast buffet at the hotel was okay, but nothing spectacular.

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

Thank you for choosing the Inn for your recent stay thank you too for complimenting the friendliness of our team, they are indeed a GREAT bunch of folks!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a pleasant experience to stay here. The room was clean, the staff is friendly and the location is the best! We arrived early and after a four hour drive it was nice to be able to check in early. I would highly recommend the Nitanny Lion Inn!

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

I am so happy to hear that you continue to choose the Inn as your hotel of choice in State College. I am also pleased that you are pleased enugh with your experience to give us such high recommendation, thank you!

Butler, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn in March while attending a sporting event at the University. The room were nice with a microwave and mini refrigerator. The transportation provided by the Inn was great!

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

So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the transportation that we provided as well. Sure makes it easy, doesn't it?

Madison, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected a quaint hotel, however, I expected up-to-date amenities for such a well known school. The water in the shower went between scolding hot and freezing cold, without moving the knob. There was no wifi, but there was a hard line to plug in. The future looked like too many frat parties had taken place in the room. The...

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

Thank you for choosing the Inn. I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations and are hopeful that you give us another shot in the future.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my one big splurge hotel on our recent college visit tour, and I'm so glad that I did. It's pricey (and just gets pricier on football weekends I hear) but such a lovely Inn in such a lovely location right on the Penn State campus. For this midwestern girl, it was such a treat to stay in a...

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

Thank you so much for choosing to take a chance on the Inn during your College tour-tour. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us especially our food and beverage offerings..would be really great if your child chose PSU so that you might stay again...hoping so anyway.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with a perfect location. They are 4 star rated, but I didn't feel it was 4 star condition or service. Carpet In the room was worn in places and some of the wallpaper was coming off and seemed someone tried to fix it but in the process stained it. Nice friendly staff, especially the valet/bell staff, but no...

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

I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. I fear that we let not only you but ourselves down. I can clearly understand your service frustrations and can assure you that they will be addressed. I am equally sorry that the Hot Tub was closed during your stay with us unfortunately we recently had a...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently I dropped my license and credit card- but they were returned to me in an envelop under the door if my room before I knew I had lost them! And, they have a free shuttle until midnight in a 5 mile radius of the hotel :).

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

Wow, that's must have been a dreaded time for you... I am so pleased that it worked out for you and our staff was able to return these important documents to you quickly upon finding them. Thank you for sharing!

SOCAL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location on campus, It has the most helpful and friendly staff! They go out of their way to assist in any way possible. Rooms are gorgeous and housekeeping staff is always in top of your needs. The shuttle drivers are helpful, always available and friendly too. Restaurants are yummy and servers are also very...

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

Thank you so much for the resounding recommendation! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay which included dining in our great restaurants. hope to see you again!

Glenview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nittany Lion Inn is a must stay if you visit Penn State University! It is a beautiful up-scale hotel with a very friendly staff! The cover all the bases from complimentary coffee & apples to a morning newspaper!

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

Thank you so much for choosing the Inn and thank you too for writing these very nice comments. I am please that you enjoyed your stay.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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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: $204 - $461 (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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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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“Top floor is always best because no footsteps overhead”
MakingOurLifeMatter, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Only one elevator bank for quite a large floor plan, so ask for something near the elevators if you don't want to hike to your room.”
DRVT, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a suite, but were originally going to stay in a large reg room with two queens. Both were absolutely beautiful! We just needed a bit more room.”
JennyLynne7, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the top floor. Best view and less noisy. ”
803lizas, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bathroom was large and updated. Furniture and decor fit with age of the building.”
theresahM5548BC, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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