We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Save
Traveller (36)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (11)
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“great location”(72 reviews)
“penn state”(67 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
All hotel details
You may also like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
1 Jul2 Jul
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$84.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all State College hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "94c0815e06554d6597d09988868bcfe2", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":96839,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[46625997],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":84,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"94c0815e06554d6597d09988868bcfe2","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":84,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijk0YzA4MTVlMDY1NTRkNjU5N2QwOTk4ODg2OGJjZmUyIiwiQUlLIjoiOTJiOGRlM2JiMjgzNDcyYWI2M2I5ZGVkZDdiN2Q5YjcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "01/07/2018", "checkOut": "02/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$84", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"46625997":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (497)
Filter reviews
494 results
Traveller rating
194
156
76
38
30
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
194
156
76
38
30
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat locationtarragon restaurantpenn stateparking garagean older hotelfront desk staffin townbit datedbeds were comfortablenice roomcollege visitstaff was friendlymini fridgeshuttle servicemy soncookiesrumours
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 494 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would have rated higher except for a couple of items that are important to me. First of all, the rooms were OK and had bathtubs. The hotel did have underground parking which I was not charged for. And our group rate was good. Food...More

Thank Robert C
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for your business. We are really pleased to know that you were happy with some parts of your stay but are sorry for your dissatisfaction overall. We have addressed your review with our staff and managers to find out...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed one Monday night to attend my son's New Student Orientation at University Park. In it's day, I'm sure the hotel was quite luxurious. Pretty and stately with stained glass doors and brass fixtures. You can see that time and tailgates have taken...More

Thank Glowglam814
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in State College. I am especially glad to know that you enjoyed using our new Bee Kind amenities in the room! Thank you for sharing that. If I can...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

We arrived and stayed overnight in Room 730 on the Seventh Floor....we arrived to pick up our son, who recently graduated....Room 730 is away from the elevator and ice machines, which means that it is quite inside ...One thing to remember , there is a...More

Thank cubano40
Response from Maggie B, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and high rating. We appreciate your business and are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay. We were surprised to hear that you had construction noise on May 10 as there is not construction going on in proximity...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Atherton is (and has been!) my 'go to' hotel when in State College. The proximity to downtown and the University is perfect (no need to drive anywhere!). The staff is always friendly, helpful and accommodating. Shout out to Brenda who is the ultimate hotel...More

Thank Reilly3
Response from Maggie B, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your compliments and for your business. We are thrilled to be your go to hotel in State College. Your loyalty and patronage are sincerely appreciated. Our guests' insight is exceptionally helpful in motivating each of us on staff and we value your...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The Athertin Hotel was very clean, and the staff was friendly. I ighly recommend the sitting area with the grand piano, very relaxing. And the cookies at the front desk are a wonderful treat! I highly recommend this place to anyone I know traveling to...More

Thank Alexa K
Response from Maggie B, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Alexa. We truly appreciate your business and your feedback. Your compliments and review are of great value to my staff and I as we strive to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere and great accommodations for all of our guests. Maggie Biddle, General...More

View more reviews
Most Booked Properties in State College
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in State College
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in State College
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (36)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (11)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
cubano40
25 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from AthertonHotel | Property representative |
The charge for parking is $8 per night as of 9/1/16. Some groups may have negotiated parking as part of the rate, and parking is included during specific special events. Parking rates are stated on confirmation emails... More
1
Vote
Barbara D
16 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from TheAthertonHotel | Property representative |
The Atherton Hotel offers a full-service breakfast in Tarragon Restaurant. We can easily accommodate any group size for breakfast. Please contact 814-231-2100 ext 112 for group meal plans. Thank you for your question!
0
Votes
slikari1
26 September 2014|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from TheAthertonHotel | Property representative |
Please call us when you arrive at the airport: 814-231-2100. We will be happy to pick you up. The University Park Airport is 6.1 miles from the hotel and about a 10 minute drive depending on traffic. Thank you for your... More
2
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms on the 7th floor are the most quietest"
Read review
"Odd number floors Ave ice machines"
Read review
"Nice rooms, refrigetor in room, don't eat in hotel restaurant"
Read review
"room 311 was very clean and quite"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing