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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn for my birthday weekend. Everything is how I remember it as a kid. The hotel staff was courteous. The rooms were newly renovated and in nice condition. I love the long hallways with the sitting areas and libraries. This hotel just has the feel of a classic. It is convenient...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I am so pleased that you chose to spend this occasion with us and found the Inn to be as good as you remember it to be. My apologies for not receiving your express checkout documents on the day of your departure, something we will certainly look into.

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 24 May 2016

My wife and I went to State College so she could attend a board meeting. The Nittany Lion Inn is locted on one corner of the campus and is well located. The bed was firm and comfortable and the linnens were very nice. You could actually open the windows and get fresh air into the room. the bath was fine...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Inn. It sounds as though you had a fine time with us including a catered event. One of the benefits of our historic Inn is that it does have a more homey feel including being able to open the windows!

Chesapeake
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Great, clean hotel with very helpful staff! We traveled from afar and staff checked us in early. We attended reception there and food was delicious and staff was geat! Went above and beyond accommodating us!

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking time to post comments of your experiences. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we were able to meet your needs.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn several times. Whether it's for business or pleasure my experiences have been similar. Wonderful... To work with the staff to set up a conference is great. They are attentive to every detail. As a guest my visits have been comfortable and lovely. The environment is beautiful. It's romantic.You'll love it... Give the NLI...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your vote of confidence. It is very nice to hear from guests who have stayed and continue to stay with us time and time again. Building lasting relationships is very important to our team and it sounds as though we have done so with you. Thank you for your continued support! See you the next...

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Here for a wedding. Old hotel but updated and right on campus.great staff and very reasonable buffet and breakfasts. Built in 1930 but all re done . comfortable beds? Lightning not great in rooms and bathroom more like an upscale bed and breakfast.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few moments to post your feedback here on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed we so try to maintain a comfortable atmosphere that may certainly feel more like an upscale B&B, I am glad that you enjoyed it.

Port Matilda, United States
Reviewed 21 May 2016

LOVE the NLI, this si a great hotel, lovely old property, very very well kept up. The food at the dining room as well as the bar (Whiskers) is great. They have a fabulous wine menu, and the buffet is just lovely--lunch or breakfast, and great Sunday brunch.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

So glad to hear how much you enjoy our Inn, sounds as though you took full advantage of our Food and Beverage offerings and I am so pleased that you enjoyed them. Hope to see you again soon.

Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 May 2016

In my many years of traveling to State College for athletic events and other alumni events at my alma mater, this was the first time we stayed at the Nittany Lion Inn. The front desk staff was very courteous and gave us several recommendations for dinner. The concierge and maid service were great too. We found a 2 day stay...

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

It is GREAT to hear that you finally found us. We are so glad that you have and have even booked future stays with us. For us, who strive everyday to build lasting relationships this is a very good thing. See you soon!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Extremely comfortable, nice amenities (with one exception), clean, quiet, enjoyed Whiskers Pub. The exception is the "fitness" facility. Small, only one elliptical machine, one weight bench. Three TVs in such a small room is overkill. Should have spent the money on more exercise equipment.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments regarding your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that you found our Inn comfortable. As for the exercise facility, that is one thing about an historic building and limited space available for facilities such as this. We do try to assure it remains a state of the art facility and have...

Eagleville, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Room was clean and nicely appointed. Peaceful place but was there at a convention and didn't get time to relax. Only draw back was room was difficult to get to, winding halls and confusing to get to elevator. Never did find stairs. Meals were tasteful, had one meal at resturant and it was delicious.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent business trip. I would agree that our guest corridors can be a bit confusing at times as can happen in historic properties such as ours. the good news is we are developing new building maps that will hopefully assist our guests in getting too and fro. Thank you again.

Staten Island
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Very nice hotel and friendly staff. Breakfast Buffet was excellent and a great value. Would recommend this Hotel. Need to ask if you need a refrigerator in your room as most of the rooms do not have one. Had a family wedding in the Hotel and the food was excellent in the Dining room as well as the Bar Whiskers.

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Thomas N, General Manager at Nittany Lion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay and particularly our restaurant establishments. I do have good news, we expect to have refrigerators in all of our guestrooms by the end of August, that should no longer be a concern.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nittany Lion Inn is a Penn State landmark, rich in history and tradition and a proud member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America. Our AAA Four Diamond rated property is located on the campus of The Pennsylvania State University, serving as a travelers’ haven and a popular gathering place for Penn State alumni. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nittany Lion Inn

Address: 200 W Park Ave, State College, PA 16803-3598
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: ₹ 9,278 - ₹ 16,713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nittany Lion Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 223
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Nittany Lion State College
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#6 Business Hotel in State College
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