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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was here for a conference. The bed was comfortable and the room was nicely furnished. My room had 2 queens and a small sofa and an arm chair and a desk. Nice amount of space for you to accommodate colleagues to review presentations. At the time I was there (not during football season), the room was reasonably priced (around...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here since the conference I attended also held at the same hotel. Hotel room was nice and clean. Service was great and I was able to check-in and get my room by noon when I arrived there. The conference center service was good too. I had a good stay there and I always prefer to stay there whenever I...

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Penn Stater is one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed at for business and leisure. The hotel staff is super friendly and they are helpful throughout the stay. One perk to the this hotel over the hotel located on campus is that there is a pool for guests. It is always nice to use a pool during...

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Philipsburg
Reviewed 2 December 2016

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 December 2016

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 14 November 2016

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 11 November 2016

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

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 28 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!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Penn Stater Conference Center

Address: 215 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $168 - $321 (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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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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“Ask for the rooms in the section right above the hotel's main lobby. If you get the rooms on the one side of the hotel, you will have a perfect view of Mount Nittany. ”
 of 5 bubbles 305douglasw, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pillows could be a little more fluffy and luxurious, but we still slept well.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmC1817NY, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful bathroom that included a much sought after tub!”
 of 5 bubbles carolcL4825WJ, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles patrickcD8506RG, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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