The Nittany Lion Inn

200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803, United States
+1 814 865 8500

Cheapest
rate per night

9,0

Excellent
based on 466 reviews
The Nittany Lion Inn - State College, PA, United States
Sat 1/16
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Sun 1/17
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Value for money

8,7

Distance to city centre

1,1 km

Location rating

9,7

Nearest airport

State College University Park

Distance to airport

6,0 km

Rooms

Sat 1/16
Sun 1/17

Superior rooms

R4 021+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Queen bed
R4 021 per night
Queen bed
R4 526 per night

Standard rooms

R2 170+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Double bed
R2 170 per night
King bed
R2 170 per night
Double bed
R2 198 per night
King bed
R2 338 per night
King bed
R2 338 per night
Double bed
R2 338 per night
Unknown
R2 507 per night
King bed
R2 507 per night
Queen bed
R2 507 per night
Double bed
R2 843 per night
Double bed
R2 843 per night
Queen bed
R3 684 per night
Unknown
R5 535 per night

Deluxe rooms

R3 348+

Bed type
Provider
Nightly base price
Double bed
R3 348 per night
Double bed
R3 348 per night
Double bed
R3 684 per night
Double bed
R3 853 per night
Double bed
R4 021 per night
Double bed
R5 871 per night
Double bed
R5 871 per night

Reviews

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Traveller rating

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  • Excellent
    May 2018
    10,0

    Staff was very friendly and helpful. The setting was on campus. Rooms were very comfortable and internet was fast

  • Good
    Jul 2017
    8,0

    Beautiful accomodations but not accomodating.

    While disappointed in the management staff, the service staff up front was great. Nice and helpful. Grounds and building were gorgeous. Easy walk to Arts Fest and town. Whiskers was a nice venue to relax with a cocktail.

    Reserved a year in advance for this year's Arts Fest. Four girlfriends. With both elderly parents and young adult children issues, only booked rooms because the third party reservation site bragged that we would be able to cancel up to 24 hours ahead. Three weeks out it became apparent that our issues would make it very difficult to be away from family for that weekend. Called to cancel. Management would not budge from their 30-day cancel policy. (in the fine print on the confirmation) Third party even got involved. They would not budge. They were already sold out and easily could have re-rented those rooms. They would have had happy future alumni customers. We managed for 2 of us to go but 2 were out the money. Nice rooms but dark, fickle A/C sometimes worked and would then turn off, several bugs in bthrm, hot shower turns cold for periods of time.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2016
    9,7

    Would like to see complimentary coffee and Danish for am

  • Good
    Oct 2015
    7,7

    Beautiful old hotel, but walked away thinking it s

    Location, Location, Location. Right on campus, so if visiting Penn State, this is it !!! I've had small rooms and large rooms. This time I got lucky and got a nice large room. However, not nearly enough outlets available for guests' use.

    Only one outlet accessible in room. It's apparent, lots of students work here, but they seem to be teaching mediocrity. Why isn't it being run like a Ritz Carlton. Teach Perfection and the best way to run a hotel !! I was supposed to be picked up at the airport by their shuttle, and apparently, the person taking my reservation never signed me up in the reservation book (or wherever he's supposed to put it). Also, given the wrong price of the dinner buffet (by Over $10/person).

  • Excellent
    Aug 2015
    10,0

    Excellent!

    Service was outstanding. Dinner in the restaurant was exquisite. Staff makes you feel at home. Great proximity to PSU venues and the airport. Complimentary shuttle service to local destinations is an excellent ammenity. Free apples for guests in the lobby!

    There are no cons to staying here. It might be a bit pricey for some, but the value is excellent for the service and convenience provided at this location.

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About

Overview

Since opening in 1931, The Nittany Lion Inn has been the premier hotel in State College, combining comfort and quality with Penn State tradition to create an unmatched guest experience. The name makes it clear: The Nittany Lion Inn supports all things Penn State and is a prime destination for all sports fans.

The boutique hotel is in the heart of all exciting locations in the area. Whether in the area for a big game, campus visit, or to enjoy the beautiful countryside, traveler’s find lots to do in the area from art exhibits and festivals to music performances, theater, and much more.

The four-diamond hotel takes quality in the amenities and services offered. The hotel boasts two on-site dining options, Whiskers is a casual pub-style lunch and dinner spot, while The Dining Rooms serves award-winning fine dining cuisine. A fitness facility is on-site, but guests can also access the University’s fitness center and indoor lap pool. The hotel offers free parking and shuttle service, making it easy to explore the campus and downtown area.

As Pennsylvania State University’s only on-campus hotel, The Nittany Lion Inn’s 223-rooms offer comfortable guest rooms and suites with both historical touches and modern furnishings. All rooms are equipped with amenities like free WiFi, a flat-screen high-definition TV and Keurig coffee makers. Penn State students, parents, and guests will find the comfort and amenities they desire when they make The Nittany Lion Inn their home away from home.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

Check in

16:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Safe
Free valet parking
ATM on-site
No smoking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets not allowed
Free parking
Daily housekeeping
Disabled access
Hairdryer
Fitness centre
Gift shop
Lift
Laundry service
Air-conditioned
Meeting/Banquet facilities
24-hour front desk
Storage available

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Rec Hall 281 m
  • Palmer Museum of Art 0,6 km
  • Pennsylvania State University 0,7 km
  • Penn State Golf Courses 1,2 km
  • Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania 1,2 km
  • Penn State Ice Pavilion 1,5 km

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