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Rumson, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We recently stayed while at orientation for our daughter. The free Wifi was appreciated, and check out was easy. They handed out the morning paper and fresh apples. Score! Friendly staff, comfortable room and close to all the spots. Would definitely recommend for the PSU experience.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations to your daughter for choosing Penn State! I hope that, based on your inaugural experience with us, we will be able to see you many times over the next 4 years! Thank you for commenting about your experience.

Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Their location on the PSU campus was our primary reason for staying there. The large hotel offers all the features of a chain of hotels (exercise room, meals, meeting facilities, etc.) Parking was free in a large parking garage. Bellman service was prompt and courteous. Welcome reception was very...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Inn. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our staff and service to be to your liking. Hoping to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This is an annual trip due to work but there are plenty of families that visit since it's located adjacent to PSU. The staff is pleasant and accommodating. My room is always clean and orderly. The bar on site is usually busy. It's easy to see why this hotel is always busy.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for continuing to choose the Inn as your accommodation of choice in State College. We are always pleased to be of service!

White Oak
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I highly recommend if you enjoy exceptional amenities, atmosphere and service! Would never stay anywhere else in state college. All staff friendly, helpful and very respectful- even the gardeners! Within walking distance to all University activities, but their shuttle is a fabulous option.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Exceptional is one of my favorite words and one I choose to use regularly around the Inn. I am so pleased that that is how you described your stay. Thank you for continuing to choose the Inn for your visits, it is greatly appreciated.

Springfield
Reviewed 31 May 2016

You can't go wrong staying at the Nittany Lion Inn. The rooms, staff, and amenities are top notch. The location is in the center of the campus which makes it easily accessible to the campus, downtown, and sports complex area. I would highly recommend to anyone traveling to Penn State.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your "top notch" recommendation, it is truly appreciated!

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn for my birthday weekend. Everything is how I remember it as a kid. The hotel staff was courteous. The rooms were newly renovated and in nice condition. I love the long hallways with the sitting areas and libraries. This hotel just has the feel of a classic. It is convenient...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I am so pleased that you chose to spend this occasion with us and found the Inn to be as good as you remember it to be. My apologies for not receiving your express checkout documents on the day of your departure, something we will certainly look into.

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 24 May 2016

My wife and I went to State College so she could attend a board meeting. The Nittany Lion Inn is locted on one corner of the campus and is well located. The bed was firm and comfortable and the linnens were very nice. You could actually open the windows and get fresh air into the room. the bath was fine...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Inn. It sounds as though you had a fine time with us including a catered event. One of the benefits of our historic Inn is that it does have a more homey feel including being able to open the windows!

Chesapeake
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great, clean hotel with very helpful staff! We traveled from afar and staff checked us in early. We attended reception there and food was delicious and staff was geat! Went above and beyond accommodating us!

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to post comments of your experiences. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we were able to meet your needs.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn several times. Whether it's for business or pleasure my experiences have been similar. Wonderful... To work with the staff to set up a conference is great. They are attentive to every detail. As a guest my visits have been comfortable and lovely. The environment is beautiful. It's romantic.You'll love it... Give the NLI...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your vote of confidence. It is very nice to hear from guests who have stayed and continue to stay with us time and time again. Building lasting relationships is very important to our team and it sounds as though we have done so with you. Thank you for your continued support! See you the next...

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Here for a wedding. Old hotel but updated and right on campus.great staff and very reasonable buffet and breakfasts. Built in 1930 but all re done . comfortable beds? Lightning not great in rooms and bathroom more like an upscale bed and breakfast.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few moments to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed we so try to maintain a comfortable atmosphere that may certainly feel more like an upscale B&B, I am glad that you enjoyed it.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nittany Lion Inn is a Penn State landmark, rich in history and tradition and a proud member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America. Our AAA Four Diamond rated property is located on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University, serving as a travelers’ haven and a popular gathering place for Penn State alumni. ... more   less 

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Address: 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3598
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $178 - $373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nittany Lion Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
Nittany Lion Hotel State College
Nittany Lion State College
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#1 Romantic Hotel in State College
#2 Family Hotel in State College
#6 Business Hotel in State College
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