Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hotel, walk to Pennsylvania State University
In the heart of State College, The Atherton Hotel is within a 5-minute drive of Pennsylvania State University and Palmer Museum of Art.
This hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Centre County Historical Society and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses.
Make yourself at home in one of the 150 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a health club, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and wedding services. Additional amenities at this hotel include tour/ticket assistance, complimentary use of a nearby fitness facility, and a banquet hall.
Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Tarragon Restaurant, a restaurant which specializes in American cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.
Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in State College? This hotel has facilities measuring 5500 square feet (511 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Atherton Hotel
The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A 24-hour business center is on site at this 3.5-star property.
A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 5500 square feet (511 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a health club, tour/ticket assistance, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Guests can use the indoor pool, outdoor pool, and health club at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours). Onsite parking is available (surcharge).
The Atherton Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- Free use of nearby fitness center
- Fitness facilities
- Free airport transportation
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Health club
- Computer station
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 511
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 5500
- Designated smoking areas
- Banquet hall
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 150
- Number of floors - 7
- Wedding services
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Bathtub only
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Iron/ironing board
- Room service (limited hours)
- Satellite TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Number of bedrooms -
- Pillowtop mattress
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Separate bedroom
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.
Tarragon Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.
Rumors - This cocktail bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Snowboarding nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Cave exploring/spelunking nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Ziplining nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Segway rental/tour nearby
- Ski lessons available nearby
- Ski equipment rental shops nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Only service animals are allowed
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Parking height restrictions apply
- Breakfast fee: between USD 1.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: USD 8.00 per night
- Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Parking height restrictions apply.