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    The Atherton Hotel

    125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827
    +1 855-849-1513
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    • Excellent41%
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    “great location” (67 reviews)
    “parking garage” (21 reviews)
    “penn state” (63 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here Thanksgiving weekend as it is the halfway meeting point for my bf and me. The hotel is a little dated, but very clean and the beds are super comfy. Great location in downtown State College and close to a ton of restaurants...More

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    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is an icon since I went to college many many years ago at Penn State. It still is! The location is perfect for being able to just walk on College Ave. The charm of this hotel still permeates through the decor but yet...More

    1  Thank Yolotravel
    Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton HotelResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you very much for your 5 star review. We are so pleased you chose us for your return trip to State College and enjoyed your stay and your time in the downtown area! If I can ever be of help with a future reservation...More

    Reviewed 10 November 2017

    This hotel is well located and my double room was spacious. However, the bathroom was very dated and on my first night, 2 out of 3 towels had makeup on them. The bed was nothing to write home about and the heating/cooling unit didn't smell...More

    Thank Ashley W
    Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

    Thank you for your time in sharing your review. We are sorry for your dissatisfaction with your stay. Please know that all of our beds and bedding in the hotel are new as well as are most of the heating and air conditioning units. We...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    This is our third time staying at this Hotel....We love it...we can visit our son, who literally lives 50 yards from the hotel....We arrived for the PSU home game ( 9-29-2017) but was not able to get a room until Sunday (we stayed 4 days...More

    Thank cubano40
    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    This is a historic hotel very conveniently located close to College Ave. Parking is at the hotel which is better than some downtown hotels that require you to use the public parking garages. Hotel was very clean and the staff was friendly. Had a room...More

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    • US$81 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #15 Business Hotel in State College
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    25 August 2016|
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    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
    Barbara D
    16 March 2015|
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    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!
    26 September 2014|
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    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
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