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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part about the Atherton Hotel is the location. Staying in a hotel within walking distance to all that Penn State has to offer is tremendous. Although the Atherton Hotel is a bit pricey and you do have to pay for parking, it does have a lot to offer.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share your review. Please check in with us or consider joining our email list to get first notice of rate discounts and seasonal promotions as well as first access to our best rates on Penn State special events. I would be happy to add you to our list...

New Castle, Delaware
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Atherton Hotel on Thanksgiving night, it was quiet and comfortable after a long day of travel and family time. Very conveniently located in downtown State College with parking in garage below the hotel. We will definitely stay there again the next time we are in town.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing us during Thanksgiving. We are appreciative to know that you enjoyed your stay and wish you a happy holiday season ahead. Please be sure to join our email list for first notifications of great rates and ways to save on overnights throughout the year.

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the Ohio State weekend. The hotel was packed and the staff/service was ready for it. Checkin/checkout was friendly and efficient. The room was comfortable and quiet, even through the late night celebration after the huge win. This hotel is at the center of the downtown restaurants, bars, and stores and even a short walk to Beaver...

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. The weekend of the Penn State vs Ohio State football game was a spectacular time to be in Happy Valley! We are really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you especially for your recognition of our staff.

Ambler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love staying at The Atherton Hotel. It is perfectly located to everything downtown, and you can even walk to Beaver Stadium from here. We always receive good service, and the rooms are very comfortable!

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your business. We appreciate your time in sharing your high rating. If I can ever be of service to you during future stays with us please email me any time: mpb@athertonhotel.net and consider joining our email list through Facebook for first notification of the best rates and deals! We look forward to having...

kansas city, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location, short walking distance to everything, stores and restaurants and campus. . It is very clean and the staff is very friendly and courteous. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are planning a trip to Happy Valley!

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing The Atherton Hotel! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. If I can ever be of assistance to you in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me: mpb@athertonhotel.net. Please consider signing up for our email list on Facebook for advance notice on discounts and savings! We will look...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

place was very nice....but we were told there was free breakfast from 6 to 11 and there wasn't and we got charged 8 dollars for the 2 bottles of water they left in our room that appeared to be free.....lame.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

A quick full-service homemade breakfast is offered daily including everything from homemade Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Made-to-Order Omelettes to Oatmeal, Cereals, and continental favorites! In addition we offer Room-Service each morning for in-room dining . There is also a $1 Grab and Go Breakfast Bar at lobby level that features whole fruit, muffins, energy bars, coffee and other Breakfast...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great service decor is a little bit dated. It has a pretty lobby. Also has a full bar and restaurant. Close to restaurants and bar and free parking which is a plus. Bathrooms are pretty dated as well. I stayed in room 612 and a garbage truck also came every morning at 7 am and it was super super loud...

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. While we appreciate all guest feedback, please know that our online photos accurately reflect the hotel's decor and are recent within the year. The hotel is in the midst of updating various aspects. We are really proud of the lovely renovations both completed and underway in our public spaces and guest rooms. We hope you...

Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We booked this room downtown for the Ohio State Game. I wanted the ability to go back to our room - if the tailgating day got to be too long. (long walk - but still possible) I had to book a double - as a King was not available at the time. I asked to be contacted if a King...

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

We are really pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your review and your compliments for Rachel at our front desk. What a game! It was a thrilling and wonderful weekend for Penn State football fans---thanks for allowing us to be part of the experience! We will hope to...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We loved our stay! The hotel is very nice, from the lobby lounge, to the bar, to the restaurant, and our hotel room. It was a soothing retreat from the hustle and bustle of State College. I must also commend the staff on their excellent treatment, and the superb breakfast in the restaurant. Thank you for a great stay!

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments to our staff. We share our reviews with our staff and truly appreciate it when they are recognized for good work. We appreciate your business and your time in sharing your wonderful comments. Mostly we are really pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay. Maggie Biddle, General Manager

Matamoras, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The location is perfect, right in town so I can walk all around town and campus. My room was good, comfy and clean. The food was fantastic, Jessica and her team are very accommodating and efficient. Steven and the front desk team are welcoming and pleasant. The renovations are looking great too.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments and review. Your business and acknowledgment of our staff is truly appreciated. Maggie Biddle, General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Atherton Hotel
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
150 room full service hotel in the heart of downtown State College, PA. One block from Penn State University. Comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, restaurant, bar, room service, excellent location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Atherton Hotel

Address: 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: ₹ 5,415 - ₹ 18,680 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Atherton Hotel State College
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in State College
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“The Atherton Street rooms are quiet.”
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“Avoid premium weekend like homecoming, parents weekend and home football games.”
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“My room was on the first floor and was quiet.”
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“Stay away from elevators and main hallway for peace and quiet.....Room 524”
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