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Philipsburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed here for the weekend while visiting my other daughter who attends Penn State. The hotel was easy to find and close to, yet far enough away from the noise and traffic of town. Parking was great, staff was friendly and the room was large, clean and very lovely. We had dinner at The Legends restaurant...

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Lords Valley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back to the alma mater to see some professors, and had the pleasure of staying at the Penn Stater. It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving break, so the hotel was very quiet, just how I like it. Brandon checked me in with a smile on his face, and greeted me after I came back with Creamery ice cream later...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WiFi never worked and could not get help to get connected. Liked the noon check out but could not use the time to work because of the WiFi issue. Bathroom just ok. Rest of the room was clean and quiet although it appeared very crowded.

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University Park
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm forced to stay at the Penn Stater when I work for PSU J & S. I've come to expect that I'm going to have to do some cleaning when I move in each time. Usually it's the desk that needs wiped off because HK fails to notice that someone ate at the desk and smeared something on it. I've...

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ReservationsDirector, Director of Reservations at Penn Stater Conference Center, responded to this review

I am truly sorry to read about your experience and thank you for the opportunity to address this with our team as it is not what any guest should expect at our property. Our Executive Housekeeping team has tried unsuccessfully to connect with you; if you would be able to contact us at concierge@psu.edu we would like the opportunity to...

Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for several conferences over the past few years and have never been disappointed. The rooms are updated, clean, there is transportation downtown available, and the front desk staff has always been helpful. The prices are reasonable in the hotel bar food is good and inexpensive.

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ReservationsDirector, Director of Reservations at Penn Stater Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback - we appreciate your kind words! We look forward to your next visit.

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed for a conference in October. The food was varied and plentiful, the staff super helpful and the room was clean. The conference rooms were large and the equipment was set up--a guy came and checked--and the mattresses were like sleeping on a cloud. I would highly recommend for a conference.

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ReservationsDirector, Director of Reservations at Penn Stater Conference Center, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and had a restful night's sleep! Thank you for sharing your opinions with us and with our future guests. We look forward to seeing you again!

Doylestown
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Penn Stater is a great conference center. I found the hotel room very nice, the staff warm and friendly, and the bathrooms clean. The conference rooms and ballrooms were very well maintained and the abundant snacks and available coffee made for a great experience.

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ReservationsDirector, Director of Reservations at Penn Stater Conference Center, responded to this review

Our refreshment break area is one of our favorite spots in the hotel! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Brooklyn
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Everything that could go wrong, went wrong. I was lied to about my reservation check in time and just received an "oh well" attitude from the front desk. I went to state college to go to the PSU V Ohio State game. When I arrived at noon I was told my room would not be ready until 8PM. But, kick...

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ReservationsDirector, Director of Reservations at Penn Stater Conference Center, responded to this review

First, please know that we again apologize for any miscommunication regarding the unusual check-in time for your reservation; thankfully it appears that the actual delay was relatively minimal. Our team worked very hard to accommodate as many of your requests as were possible, as we do with each of our guests. We are always disappointed when we are unable to...

Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms, shuttle service is a bonus, didn't eat there but had drinks at the bar. Really no complaints this was my 3rd stay there and will go back again. Plenty of parking and area around hotel is nice for a scenic walk and you can see beaver stadium the home of the Penn State Nittany Lions.

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Thank you for allowing us to continue to have the opportunity to have you as our guest! I appreciate that you took the time to share your feedback with others. We look forward to your next visit!

Fort Washington
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A wonderful, memorable weekend. A first-time experience for this hotel, but it will not be the last! A clean, welcoming environment that everyone should experience in beautiful Happy Valley. The staff deserves kudos for a job well done.

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Welcome to the Penn Stater family! I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful first experience with us - we look forward to providing you with more in the future!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Penn Stater Conference Center

Address: 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803-6603
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: €118 - €280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penn Stater Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 300
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Also Known As:
Penn State Hotel State College
Penn State College
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#3 Business Hotel in State College
#6 Family Hotel in State College
#8 Romantic Hotel in State College
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“My only tip is : Do not go here when there is a football game going on. They cannot handle the crowd and you will be extremely disappointed. ”
 of 5 bubbles alanpJ9622GB, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Location is best for those attending stadium games or conferences. Price high for overall quality.; however; compared to the prices of other hotels in area, it is competitive.”
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“We were told we were in the newer wing, or at least the recently refurbished wing. I didn't see the other wing, but the one we were in was lovely. ”
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