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Illinois
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nittany Lion Inn is a gem in Happy Valley. Excellent service. Great facilities overall. Beautiful rooms. In the heart of Penn State Country. Restaurant was very good. Not cheap. Well worth considering when visiting the University..

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

Thank you for the props! so glad that you enjoy staying and even more proud of the fact that you are recommending it to others...to us, that really means something! More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed here one night, as it was just a midway stop between Toronto and D.C. I can not praise enough. From the moment we arrived the guy on the door was very helpful and polite in helping us with parking. Check in was hassle free, and again polite. The room was clean, large, comfortable beds, tv, great little info pack... More 

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

And we are not particularly easy to find on the trip from Toronto to DC, thanks for making the extra effort and I am so glad to hear that you seemed to have truly enjoyed your stay. Hope you stay on the return trip! More 

Saratoga Springs, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice. Right in Penn State. Ideal is you're visiting there. Clean rooms. Unique hotel grounds. Not a generic hotel at all, in a good way. Modern rooms. Enjoyed it. Priced reasonably as well. Staff was friendly.

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

That is the best complement we can receive. By simply saying you will be back we feel that we are living to our mission statement...hope to see you again soon! More 

Mahwah
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Nittany Lion Inn provided the perfect place to stay to tour the college and get a feel for the campus. The inn is certainly in keeping with Penn State's excellent reputation. The atmosphere is fantastic, the rooms are extremely clean, the amenities are great, and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay!

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

Unabashedly would have to agree with you, and I truly appreciate your commenting on the thngs you like best about the Inn...Thank you! More 

Annville
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Fantastic food. Make sure you order the Lobster bisque and chocolate cake! They keep you stocked with water and coffee for the Keurig. Apples are always available at the front desk from the local orchards. They offer free Wi-Fi, have multiple chargers available in each room and the service was fantastic!

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

Sounds like you truly enjoyed your stay with us! Thank yo so much for sharing your thoguhts. More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

What a great buffet of Alaskan Crab Legs which were cooked to perfection. Could not believe how good they were. Good drinks from the bar and other goodies as well such as shrimp, mussels. Highly recommend this buffet and well worth the price.

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

So glad you enjoyed Sea-Fare at the Inn! This is a revitalized program from the days of old but with many new twists. The thing is though, we typically offer it only on larger event weekends such as during home football games and other major University events so I recommend you call ahead to see when the next tiem is... More 

Bethlehem
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I highly recommend for any conference or group. It is all you need in one place. The rooms, food, drink and service are worth the trip. You have two dining areas and the prices are not bad. It was a great stay and great location.

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

This is great to hear and be able to share with our conference staff, thank you! More 

Solebury
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We recently stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn during a Penn State college visit. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the location was great, we could walk from hotel to campus and downtown. I would definitely recommend staying at the inn.

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

Yes we are indeed convenient to most things in the area for those that may seem a bit far we also offer a complimentary shuttle service to help you out. Thank you for staying! More 

Johnstown
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The NLI staff was over the top friendly and helpful! I was upgraded to a suite, without asking! A friendly student helped me with my bags. It was beautiful and comfortable! This property exudes Penn State in every way - love it! Overall, exceeded expectations!

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

Thank you for recognizing the students that we are so fortunate to work with every day. I can't say enough about the effort and engagement that they bring to the table. they certainly add value to many guest experiences...just like yours. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It is a quaint, historic hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Penn State. Although you can walk anywhere from the hotel, there is a well run and convenient shuttle service which transports to just about any request. The restaurant and pub offer very good food - farm to table. The weekend breakfast buffet compares to some of the notable... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. Please let me assure you that we are working on a way to improve WiFi service here at the Inn...but with its historic construction and varied hallways..it is proving to be a challenge. Rest assured though we will not stop until we find a good solution. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: RM616 - RM1,277 (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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#2 Family Hotel in State College
#6 Business Hotel in State College
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