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The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“great location”(72 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free Airport Transportation
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3 Star 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.
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125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827
4.1 miles to University Park Airport
43 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The primary advantage of The Atherton is uts great location in the heart of State College. It also has lovely, comfortable rooms and decent restaurants. At Tarragon, the food is very good, but be prepared to tarry (sorry!) as service tends to be slow. Just...More

Thank Heather B
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your time in sharing a review and high rating, Heather. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed a comfortable stay and a great meal. I'm glad that you were able to try some of our guests' favorites---everything on the Tarragon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My room is clean. The staff members are friendly. The hotel provides transport to the airport as early as 4 am. The staff at the desk even packed me breakfast knowing that I might be hungry leaving the hotel around 4:30 am (24 June 2018)...More

Thank Rojak691
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to share your review. Your business is truly appreciated. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. If I can be of any assistance to you on a future visit please feel welcome to contact me directly: mpb@athertonhotel.net....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Atherton Hotel, a CLASSIC venue in downtown State College PA, is, in a nutshell, a wonderful experience! This hotel harkens you back to the day when "things were done the right way!" Excellent professional staff, amenities, location, and wonderful restaurant! HIGHLY recommended!More

Thank LancDynamicDuo
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 days ago

Wow! Thank you for your very kind compliments and enthusiasm for The Atherton Hotel. It was such a pleasure to read your review! I'm thrilled to know that your experience enhanced your stay in the downtown State College area. If I can be of assistance...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a perfectly fine multi-night stay at the Atherton. First and foremost, the location is excellent; well within walking distance to all of downtown State College, and most of the Penn State Campus. The staff here was friendly throughout my stay. No doubt, the...More

Thank Matt S
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Matt, Thank you for your review and high rating. Your business is appreciated and I'm glad to know that you enjoyed our great location and friendly staff. I'm sorry to hear that you thought the hotel was "dated." The current photos on our website...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

I would have rated higher except for a couple of items that are important to me. First of all, the rooms were OK and had bathtubs. The hotel did have underground parking which I was not charged for. And our group rate was good. Food...More

Thank Robert C
Response from TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for your review and for your business. We are really pleased to know that you were happy with some parts of your stay but are sorry for your dissatisfaction overall. We have addressed your review with our staff and managers to find out...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$83 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in State College
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#15 Business Hotel in State College
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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cubano40
25 August 2016|
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The charge for parking is $8 per night as of 9/1/16. Some groups may have negotiated parking as part of the rate, and parking is included during specific special events. Parking rates are stated on confirmation emails... More
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