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Nittany Lion Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, the location is perfect on the corner of the oldest part of campus. The walk to College Avenue is nice; beautiful if after on campus you cut through old West Halls. The staff is incredibly friendly (I've traveled throughout the US and Western Europe: I'm not exaggerating). The rooms (I booked two) were very nicely appointed, clean and comfy....

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Inn. I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We are indeed very fortunate to have such a wonderful team of service professionals. They all seem to enjoy their work very much and certainly, in my opinion, excel at it. Thank you again for...

Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at Penn State for business and spent three nights here. What a great hotel: smooth check in, great housekeeping and toiletries, and a very spacious room with quick WiFi. The apples in the lobby were a nice touch. I had a 6am (!) departure from the State College airport, and the 5am airport shuttle was working and seemed...

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

Thank you very much for your vote of confidence as a business traveler. We are indeed set up to handle all sorts of guests, leisure and business again. I hope we do indeed see you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With many options now in State College, the Nittany Lion Inn needs to step up their game. Untrained and short staffing problems created a less than satisfactory overnight experience at this hotel. For a university that uses this hotel as part of their Hospitality program I would grade my experience with an F.

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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 have a good service experience with us that is unusual and if you are willing I would like to hear more. Please feel free to reach out to me directly at the Inn to discuss your concerns specifically. I am interested and concerned. Thank you

Martinsburg,WV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here just one night in order to explore State College and the surrounding areas. The Nittany Lion Inn has a great location right on campus, making it convenient to everything including sports venues and all of the downtown restaurants and shops. We were able to check in early and were given a great room with...

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

Thank you for your honest and candid comments about your recent stay. I am pleased that you found our Inn to be clean and comfortable with good service. I am sorry to hear that you r culinary experience in Whiskers was not a great one, we regularly get very good comments but certainly d o not rest on our laurels....

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable and pleasant overnight visit. Comfortable night's sleep. Great breakfast. Enjoyed the gift shop too. This is a historic property, so not new and very modern, but has charm. I would highly recommend the Nittany Lion Inn. Very convenient for us as parents of a Penn State student.

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

Thank you for the "high" recommendation! I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and how much you appreciated our historic charm. Hope to see you again soon!

Lehigh Valley, Pa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an incredible stay. Not the cheapest place around but if you're looking for all around excellence, then the Nittany Lion Inn is the place. The valet, the front desk, the restaurant and bar, the rooms, all excellent. Their shuttle service was a huge bonus and incredibly fast.

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

Sounds like you had a GREAT stay all the way around! Thank you for chosing to stay with us here at the Inn I am so pleased that we earned that honor.

Newtown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked several rooms for graduation weekend. Had late brunch reservations but we were actually running several hours early and the staff offered accommodations and an amazing table in Whiskers (with a clear view of the mama and baby ducks)!

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

So pleased that we were able to help you celebrate this auspicious occasion for your child here at the Inn! and even more so that you were able to enjoy a celebratory meal as well...with the added bonus of the recently hatched duck family....that was actually a bit of a surprise to all of us. Congratulations to your child ADN...

Corry, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough about the Nittany Lion inn!. The facility is absolutely gorgeous and the location is perfect! The rooms are spacious and very accommodating. I went to the bar to eat both nights. Had a great meal at a good price

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

Thank s for staying and thank you too for spending some time in Whiskers. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay AND your meals. Hope to see you again soon!

Dallas, TX, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older hotel which has aged very gracefully. Rooms and public areas are immaculate. Everything in the room worked perfectly. Formal dining room is great, as is the breakfast buffet. Staff super helpful and professionally friendly.

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

thank you for recognizing our team as many do. They are indeed the backbone of our organization and this Inn would certainly be less without them.

Greensburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love to stay at the NLI anytime we are in State College! Great location to downtown, buses to Beaver Stadium on game day, great food and restaurants, and clean, comfortable, classic rooms! Whiskers is always a great place to start or end your day. Did I mention the apples?

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

Thank you very much...see you again soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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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 

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Address: 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3598
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: RM624 - RM1,380 (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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