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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
325 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
312 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
325 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 2 Queen Beds
590 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
452 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed
312 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite
570 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star historic hotel near Pennsylvania State University

Popular property highlights

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

With a stay at The Nittany Lion Inn, you'll be centrally located in State College, within a 5-minute drive of Pennsylvania State University and Bryce Jordan Center. This historic hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Beaver Stadium and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Palmer Museum of Art.

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 safes and coffee/tea makers, 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 from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in State College? This hotel features 20000 square feet (1800 square meters) of event facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. This historic hotel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

The Nittany Lion Inn is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Room Amenities

The Nittany Lion Inn offers 223 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • 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 may be 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guest stays

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 10 and USD 30 for adults, USD 10 and USD 30 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Nittany Inn
  • Nittany Lion
  • Nittany Lion Inn
  • Nittany Lion Inn State College
  • Nittany Lion State College
  • The Nittany Lion Inn Hotel
  • The Nittany Lion Inn State College
  • The Nittany Lion Inn Hotel State College

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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