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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have stayed at a billion Marriott properties, mainly Courtyards, and this one is very nice. You can tell it was remodeled recently. The staff was friendly and the room was comfortable. Not much else to say. I would stay here again if in the area.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear TMSTZ12, We are delighted that you took the time to write. Your review lets us know that your stay was enjoyable. Our team works hard to provide a pleasant stay, so we appreciate knowing you felt comfortable while traveling. We thank you for your patronage and hope to be your hotel of choice in the area. Best, Patty Treaster...

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We only stayed one night but the staff was very nice checking in and leaving. Great Mexican restaurant within walking distance and a CVS. Room was clean and comfortable, nicely decorated. One negative is that the hotel and the room had a musty odor. Our noses accommodated quickly, but definitely noticeable....

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl P, 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 comments, which highlight strengths and areas for improvement, serve as encouragement to our associates who genuinely care about providing each guest with an enjoyable stay. We look forward to a return...

Rochester, NY
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful. Our king room was spacious and the bed was extremely comfortable. The room was very clean and there was ample lighting. I have stayed at several hotels in State College over the years and would rate this as one of the best.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear SunNSki09, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. It is wonderful to know that you found our rooms comfortable and our associates friendly. Your review and recommendation are welcomed and appreciated. Thank you for staying with us. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Courtyard Marriott on University Drive in State College, PA is without question one of the best values whether using points or paying cash. The property is an easy drive to the University as well as shops, restaurants, etc. The check in process easy, the rooms are spacious and clean, and the staff warm and friendly. Of particular note, Janice...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear Bill D, Thank you for your kind review and recommendation! I’m thrilled to know your stay was pleasant and we appreciate you choosing us. I will be sure to share your kind comments with our entire team as they work hard to make our guests feel at home. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager

Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 April 2016

must have been the vendor for the primary furniture in the room I was in there - it was an ugly laminate material for the desk & TV stand. I was told the rooms had been renovated within the past year; I'd hate to have seen the previous decor. That aside, the room could have used another lamp/light source +...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear fried003, I'm glad that you enjoyed our comfortable beds and amenities, but I regret that our new decor was not to your liking. Your comments, which highlight our successes and areas for improvement, are welcomed as they allow us to monitor the guest experience. Thank you for staying with us. Sincerely, Patty Treaster General Manager

Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

One of the first things I notice is the cleanliness of the room. Sure walls get scuffed And I'm not a big fan of the remote control that has been touched by hundreds of unwashed hands. But obvious dirt. - there is no excuse. With a residence inn across the street and a Fairfield inn close by as well, there...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear Seat3D, As the cleanliness of our accommodations is a key priority, I regret that your guestroom fell short of our high standards. Please rest assured that your comments have been shared with the housekeeping team in an effort to foster improvements. Thank you for staying with us and for your time in reviewing our hotel. Sincerely, Patty Treaster General...

State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Arrived a little ahead of check in ... they checked me right in, NO problem! It was a blizzard - snow, cold, wind; the room was a nice temp to walk in to. Went down to get some coffee ... and they had just brought out cookies (that were still warm / gooey); great touch! Breakfast was amazing ... LOTS...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear HDgirl1, Thanks for your time in reviewing your experience. It’s encouraging to know you enjoyed our friendly service and accommodations. I'm very sorry that some inconsiderate guests interrupted the comfort of your stay. Our associates work hard to provide a pleasant stay and your feedback, both positive and areas of improvement, assist us in that effort. We hope to...

Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Courtyard was just renovated last year. Beautiful and inviting decor. Room was up to date styling. Very comfortable. Internet was free and speed was very good. Bistro is great. Food was tasty. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Convenient location. Can't wait to return.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear beforeman, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It’s great to receive your kind comments about our fresh accommodations, service and amenities. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon. Best, Patty Treaster General Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Stayed here in January 2016, while visiting State College for workshop. Was pleased that the room was very clean and furniture and decor was new and stylish. It was also very functional. The only improvement could be the thermostat control. It seemed difficult to adjust the heat level.

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear Diane B, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We love hearing that your stay was enjoyable. Our associates work to provide a pleasant stay in an effort to become your hotel of choice when in the area. Your feedback, which highlights our successes and areas for improvement, helps us to achieve that goal....

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Finding a hotel room with 2 king beds in a large (500sf) room is a great bonus for families with teens. This hotel is all fresh and new from a renovation, with the fun curved couch and nice colors in the rooms. I like the small table you can pull up to the couch for your drink, quite convenient. Upon...

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ConcordHospitality, General Manager at Courtyard State College, responded to this review

Dear bubbleslt, We appreciate you taking the time to share your kind comments with us and other travelers. I’m happy to hear your family enjoyed their stay. Your review serves as encouragement to our team who strive to provide memorable guest experiences. Thank you for staying with us; there is no better compliment than a return visit! Best, Patty Treaster...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Among State College hotels, Courtyard by Marriott State College is the ideal oasis on the road for all travelers. Featuring many modern touches, the Courtyard lobby and Bistro offers spaces to connect, unwind, and eat. Start your morning right at this State College hotel with breakfast and Starbucks, then stop back again at the end of the day for dinner and a cocktail. Stay connected in our lobby or Business Center featuring free Wi-Fi. Unwind in our indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Perfectly situated in Happy Valley, this State College hotel near Penn State University, Bryce Jordan Center and Beaver Stadium is close to many area businesses and attractions. Relax in our spacious guest rooms, featuring FREE High Speed Internet and Wi-Fi, a large well-lit work area and 32" LCD flat screen TV. Sleep comfortably in our custom bedding with thick mattresses and fluffy pillows. When choosing State College hotels, come see why Courtyard by Marriott State College hotel is a step above the rest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard State College

Address: 1730 University Dr, State College, PA 16801-6273
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $156 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard State College 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Courtyard By Marriott State College Hotel State College
State College Marriott
State College Courtyard
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#13 Family Hotel in State College
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“Some rooms have balconies with bistro seating.”
672kh, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a bad room at this property as it sits well off the main road so noise is not an issue.”
billd325, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer quiet (esp on w/ends) - avoid the rooms around the pool; lots of extra noise.”
HDgirl1, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy the amenities ....”
WillBjorn, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you are on foot in SC, there's not much in the immediate vicinity. There is a bus stop right across the street about a minute walk”
oxforddoc, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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