The Nittany Lion Inn

200 West Park Avenue, State College, PA 16803 US
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3.5 Star Suburban Hotel
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07/09/2020 - 07/10/2020
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Summary of Verified Reviews

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Summary of 769 verified reviews

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Rated 92/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Fantastic service. Awesome vibe."

Service

91/100
162 reviews

"Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception." Good shuttle service.

Location

91/100
113 reviews

"Great location, reasonable parking, and good sightseeing."

Breakfast

83/100
30 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Vibe

81/100
67 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel." Hotel could use some updating. Nice for romantic trips. Awesome for families.

Room

72/100
133 reviews

"Rooms are spacious with standard beds." Guests had problems with furnishing, A/C, and cleanliness of the bathrooms. Old, poorly maintained rooms.

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from families.

"Wonderful sightseeing. Clean hotel facilities."

Location

91/100
39 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Service

90/100
47 reviews

"Friendly service. Good shuttle service."

Breakfast

85/100
12 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Vibe

77/100
25 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Hotel could use some updating. Friendly atmosphere." Stylish hotel.

Room

65/100
50 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but clean and large with OK beds." Outdated, insufficiently maintained rooms with poorly rated bathrooms.

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great reception. Stylish hotel."

Service

92/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

90/100
9 reviews

"Great location."

Food

79/100
6 reviews

"Delicious food."

Vibe

77/100
8 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Value

66/100
8 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

65/100
15 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

62/100
8 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 90/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Awesome vibe. Fantastic service."

Service

92/100
10 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

65/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 89/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly service. Great location."

Service

91/100
7 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

63/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Excellent romantic hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Fantastic service. Awesome vibe."

Location

92/100
105 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Service

91/100
154 reviews

"Service is professional and friendly. Good shuttle service."

Breakfast

86/100
26 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Vibe

81/100
61 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel." Hotel could use some updating. Pleasant entrance area.

Room

72/100
124 reviews

"Rooms are spacious with standard beds." Guests had problems with furnishing, A/C, and cleanliness of the bathrooms. Old, poorly maintained rooms.

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from families.

"Pleasant entrance area. Wonderful sightseeing."

Location

91/100
36 reviews

"Great location with excellent sightseeing. Parking is rare."

Service

90/100
46 reviews

"Friendly service. Good shuttle service."

Breakfast

85/100
11 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Vibe

77/100
23 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Hotel could use some updating. Friendly atmosphere." Stylish hotel.

Room

65/100
47 reviews

"Rooms are standard overall, but clean and large with OK beds." Outdated, insufficiently maintained rooms with poorly rated bathrooms.

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Stylish hotel. Tasty breakfast."

Service

92/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

90/100
8 reviews

"Great location."

Food

79/100
6 reviews

"Delicious food."

Vibe

77/100
7 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Value

66/100
8 reviews

"Fairly good value for money."

Room

64/100
13 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

61/100
7 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 90/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Friendly service. Great location."

Service

91/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Room

63/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 90/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great room."

Service

92/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

64/100
5 reviews

"Room is all right."

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Customer Reviews of The Nittany Lion Inn

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Rooms
Cleanliness
Service
Excellent
660
Very Good
271
Average
85
Poor
27
Terrible
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Recent Reviews:
SandN855
Berwick, Pennsylvania
Trip type:
Couples
Beautiful Hotel
Mar 5, 2020
We stayed and ate at the Inn. The room was spacious and comfortable. It is located within walking distance of town and the campus. We had dinner on Friday night.... more »
dmenna
Kennesaw, Georgia
Nittany Lion Inn
Mar 2, 2020
Great location, wonderful Inn and comfortable beds. I have stayed her over 20 times and always look forward to it. Go Lions, beat Ohio State ! Workout / Fitness room... more »
john S
Excellent Stay at the Nittany Lion Inn
Feb 27, 2020
We were at the Nittany Lion Inn for one night, the staff was very friendly and the room was very nice, clean and comfortable and spacious. We also appreciated and... more »
byteme90k
Great place to stay
Feb 26, 2020
I loved staying there. The charm of the building, the super friendly staff and the other amenities make this a great place to stay. The location to campus is a... more »
GrandTour16799219902
Visiting my daughter and experiencing Thon
Feb 24, 2020
Seeing my daughter up at Penn State is always rewarding and staying at The Nittany Lion Inn makes the trip even more enjoyable. Walking around BJC for hours and seeing... more »
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Property Description

The Dutch Colonial-style Nittany Lion Inn, built in 1931 sits on the University Park campus of the Pennsylvania State University, offering a convenient base from which to take advantage of the cultural and recreational activities on campus. This full-service hotel houses two restaurants, offers over 25,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space, and is within walking distance of downtown and a short drive from central Pennsylvania’s scenic landscape. Seasonal, weekend, and golf packages are available.

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free bottled water
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free toiletries
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • iPod docking station
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Room service
  • Shower only

Airport & Shuttle Information

University Park Airport, 5 miles, complimentary transportation

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary van service is availibly for all guests to be taken downtown State College, local mall and within approxiametly 15 mile radius. Service is during 6:30am to 10pm. Taxi service can also be arranged outside normal van hours.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.