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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area)
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

I stayed at Country Inn for 3 nights for a conference and was very pleased. The room and bathroom was very spacious and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfasts had a lot if variety everyday and l took advantage of the gym and indoor pool everyday. I will definitely be staying here again for future conferences.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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D S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2013

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Very Spacious rooms, comfortable beds, delicious free breakfast! Great place to stay if your here to visit you child at the college. Located very close to the college. Easy drive to the campus. You can earn points towards free rooms.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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D S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thanks for writing a review of our hotel. I hope you got a chance to join Club Carlson. The points add up quickly when visiting your child at Penn State. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

Dropping off our daughter freshmen year we saw this hotel being built. Over the last two years it’s been our favorite place to stay along with the Nittany Lion Inn. This definitely more reasonably priced and much more modern given its only two years old. The location is great, 5 minutes from the university. The showers are big, but the showerhead could use a little help. Water saver showers are annoying at 200+ a night. The staff is great and very friendly. We usually make other plans for breakfast but the buffet looks very good. There’s a gas station next door, which saves times on the way out. A very pleasant hotel for a short stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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D S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

This motel was great after a long trip on interstate. Easy off/on interstate. Staff excellent, very friendly and helpful. Breakfast outstanding - fresh bacon and scrambled eggs plus the usual breakfast motel bar eats. Room very large, quite and very clean. Great mattress and pillows! Would definitely go out of my way to stay here again. Less than 2 yr old facility. Wonderful personnel thruout.

Room Tip: We stayed on 4th floor at side of property. Very quiet
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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D S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

The hotel is well located just off the highway, and only a short drive from the downtown, the local shopping mall and all local college attractions, yet in a very quiet location.
The hotel was clean, well maintained and all of the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet was more than enough to get us started the next day. Would definitely stay here again the next time we pass through State College.

Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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D S, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Stayed here for a week and felt extremely welcome the entire time. Huge room, great housekeeping, super-friendly staff. The breakfast was good, the shuttle was available to for quick rides. The main downtown area is about a mile down the road, so you're close enough to get good food and drink, but far enough away so that it's not a party hotel. It's very difficult to think of anything negative. The breakfast got repetitive, but any hotel breakfast gets respective after a week. Great hotel

Stayed: August 2013, travelled on business
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D S, Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area), responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2013

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come back and stay with us again soon.

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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Very convenient to PSU, clean, really pleasant staff, really nice 2 night stay when moving our student into her dorm. The breakfasts are more than sufficient too. Prices are steep for the football weekends and they have a 2 night stay minimum on most of those which would discourage me from booking. They did however always have hot coffee available and cookies too so it was very homey:)

Room Tip: Upper floor was quiet if you aren't too close to the lobby stairway.
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Thanks for staying with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon.

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Address: 1357 E College Ave, State College, PA 16801-6813
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Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in State College
Price Range: £55 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, State College (Penn State Area) 3*
Number of rooms: 113
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Country Inn and Suites in State College is the area's newest lodging property, that offers 113 clean, comfortable and consistant accommodations with a touch of home! The hotel features a complimentary hot breakfast, indoor pool and spa, fitness room, and meeting room. We're located just minutes from the Penn State Campus, on College Avenue/Route 26 at the US 322 Intersection. Come be our guest at the Country Inn and Suites! ... more   less 
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