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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star historic hotel near Pennsylvania State University

Popular highlights

Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Located in State College, The Nittany Lion Inn is in a rural location, within a 15-minute walk of Palmer Museum of Art and Pennsylvania State University.

This historic hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Bryce Jordan Center and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Penn State Ice Pavilion.

Make yourself at home in one of the 223 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at The Dining Room serving guests of The Nittany Lion Inn. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, ATM/banking services, and an elevator (lift). Planning an event in State College? This hotel features 20000 square feet (1800 square meters) of event facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measure 20000 square feet (1800 square meters). A roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. This historic hotel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary valet parking is available on site. Guests can use the indoor pool at a partner property.

The Nittany Lion Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1800 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 223 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

The Dining Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Whiskers Pub - This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

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 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Nittany Inn
  • Nittany Lion
  • Nittany Lion Inn
  • Nittany Lion Inn State College
  • Nittany Lion State College

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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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