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Miami Beach
Reviewed 15 November 2016

They need to have a reasonable pet policy and enforce it. Some guest would turn their dogs loose in the hallways. I saw large dogs jumping on other guests. Once there was even a dog fight next to the reception area. The room was ok. Nothing spectacular but ok. Breakfast buffet was often out of basic items. Excellent service from...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear murgattore, Thank you for taking the time to share your concerns. I'm very sorry that you saw pets off their leashes; this is in violation of our policy and your feedback heightens our awareness. Though we are a pet friendly hotel, we implement deep cleaning procedures upon departure to ensure the comfort of our guests with allergies. We do...

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel room comfortable and quiet; the staff is very friendly and helpful. Some evenings events (free burgers or desserts) are organized to socialize with other guests if wanted. For my next stay at State College I will come back here.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Theo D, Our associates make sincere hospitality their priority. We appreciate hearing from you and are glad to know you enjoyed our hotel and the level of service we provide. Thank you especially for recognizing the staff, I will be sure to share your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you upon your return to the area! Best,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at Marriott for family weekend. Since there are very few hotels in State college.This hotel charged us 1300 for two nights. The room we had is usually about 300 a night. When asked about charge I was told it was because of family weekend. I have been a member of Marriott for years. I think it's a...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear AMERICANS, I'm very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay and that you did not find us to be a good value. We do our very best to keep our rates competitive and market appropriate during special event weekends. We will take your comments under consideration. Additionally, I'm sorry that inconsiderate guests interrupted the comfort of your stay....

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed here in October 2016 for a stay in a two bedroom suite. From the staff, Breakfast and room accommodations it was excellent. The room was so comfortable with two washrooms and two bedrooms it makes for a comfortable stay. It would be great for long term stay. The breakfast was wonderful. The staff so accommodation and warm. The...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear barryhoneyman, We are delighted to hear of the comfort you experienced at our hotel. I’m glad you were able to take advantage of our spacious suites and abundant amenities. Our associates are the key to providing our guests with a satisfying stay. We appreciate your kind remarks and hope to see you again. Best, Alicia Benner General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This hotel is absolutely No. 1 choice to us, excellent location, decent services and friendly staff. Justin (at front desk) is very kind to each guest, he makes us feel at home. We arrived a bit earlier than the standard check-in time, the room booked was not quite ready yet...Justin tried his best finding another room so that we could...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear cheerupanxy, I’m thrilled to learn we were well suited to your travel needs; thanks for taking the time to share your experience. It’s wonderful to know you enjoyed our location and accommodating service. We appreciate your recommendation, but of course the highest form of praise would be your return! Best, Alicia Benner General Manager

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I stay here on business whenever I'm in State College. The staff even remembers me when I walk in. The rooms are always clean, staff is always friendly, dinner and breakfast always good. It is located very close to some mini malls for convenience if you need anything you left at home.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Tony M, We appreciate you sharing your kind recommendation. It’s great to hear that you enjoy our friendly service, clean accommodations and ample breakfast. Your words serve as encouragement to our associates who strive to provide a pleasant stay. Thank you for your continued patronage. Best, Alicia Benner General Manager

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel before college started. The rooms we had were clean and staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was also nice here and so was the afternoon snacks. Location was nice because it was close to Penn State, PNC Bank, and a number of restaurants.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Hamid A, We are happy to hear from you and glad to know your stay was pleasant. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Your recommendation serves as encouragement to our associates who genuinely care about providing each guest with an enjoyable stay. We look forward to a return visit. Best, Alicia Benner General Manager

Reviewed 5 August 2016

We are Marriott Reward members (gold level) and have stayed at every brand of hotel in the Marriott chain, multiple times. When traveling with our kids, we often select a Residence Inn as they typically offer the best room options for families. This hotel was the absolute worst Marriott we've ever booked!!! Upon check in, we requested the room upgrade...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Tracey H, Thank you for sharing a review about your recent stay. We sincerely apologize that we were unable to provide you with the exceptional stay you've come to expect from Marriott. I'm sorry that we did not have a complimentary upgrade available and for any lapses in cleanliness in the bathroom. I regret that our room decor was...

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We are Marriott rewards members and booked with points. We were only able to book a studio with points and were pleased to receive an upgrade to a 2 bedroom suite when we arrived. Living area was pretty small. The room was mostly clean. The one bathroom had some mildew along edges of tub. Toiletries were sparse and poor quality....

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear Jen F, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. It is encouraging to hear that your family's stay was enjoyable overall; we work hard to provide a pleasant experience. Your kind comments, which highlight our successes and areas for improvement, are appreciated as they foster change for the better. We hope to see you...

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Visited during the arts fest and had not stayed in State College since I was a student 40 plus years before. Now it is not as convenient as being in town but a short distance and much larger spaces. We had a queen studio with sofa bed and kitchen and a fireplace. It did not have a separate bedroom as...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Residence Inn State College, responded to this review

Dear 4vrongo, Welcome back to State College. We appreciate you sharing your kind recommendation. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our friendly service, spacious accommodations and breakfast. Your words serve as encouragement to our associates who strive to provide a pleasant stay. Thank you for choosing us. Sincerely, Alicia Benner General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated! Residence Inn State College all-suite hotel combines all the comforts of home with the conveniences of a hotel. Our State College hotel near Penn State University (PSU) and Downtown State College (1.5 Miles) will keep you close to all of the action, your own students and to the exciting Penn State University sports teams. Residence Inn State College hotel is in the heart of Happy Valley and close to many area businesses making your commute to work an easy one. As the only extended stay all-suite hotel in State College, what we have to offer is second to none! All of our spacious suites offer fully equipped kitchens, separate living area and FREE High Speed Internet. Start your day every morning with our complimentary deluxe breakfast buffet. Socialize with us Tues - Thurs at our free dinner buffet. Unwind in our Billiards Lounge, Indoor Pool, Whirlpool, Sport Court or Fitness Center. Among State College hotels, Residence Inn surpasses the rest, whether you're staying one night or thirty! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn State College

Address: 1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $172 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn State College 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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State College Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in State College
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“If you have a pet like a dog for example the rooms near the exits are very convenient to take your pet outside”
 of 5 bubbles mcdanelcathy, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second and Third floors are better”
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“Having only had excellent experiences in any area of this hotel anytime I've stayed, I would say any suite you have will be wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles redhead2229, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms/suites close to the reception area. They tend to be noisy.”
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