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The Atherton Hotel
Ranked #14 of 26 Hotels in State College
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 31 October 2012

I have had the pleasure of staying at this hotel at least twice a year over the last three years and have never been disappointed. You can not ask for a friendlier, professional person to work with than Steven Romig, Director of Sales when planning a conference or an event. In addition to Steven, his staff including Jessica and Jimmy are a delight to work with. I wish I knew the names of all the other helpful staff at the hotel. The food is delicious and the rooms are extremely comfortable. Any questions or concerns are immediately addressed. And finally, you can not beat the location when visiting State College!

Room Tip: If you want internet access in your room, stay away from the corner rooms.
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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2012

Thank you for the wonderful compliments and for your time in reviewing your experiences at The Atherton. We are so glad to know that our staff has served you well. We appreciate your business and your choice to stay with us.

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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Was at this hotel for a 3 day conference. Great location, was able to walk to everything. Fantastic value for downtown State College. The staff was very accommodating and eager to please. The rooms were clean and more than adequate. Would not hesitate to return to this venue for future functions in State College.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Thank you for your review and comments and for your compliments to our staff. It's my pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay at The Atherton and our downtown location. If I can ever be of assistance to you during a future stay in State College, please call me directly at extension 118.

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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Always a nice hotel, the rooms are very clean. The decor is stylish. The service is excellent. There always seems to be employees on the move making things happen and the front desk staff is also very good.

The location of the Atherton Hotel is also exceptional for walking to all downtown and campus destinations -- I had the pleasure to be there this past week when the weather was the nicest 70 degree fall weather you could imagine in Central PA. Makes everything better.

Room Tip: I was in a room along the street and it was very quiet. I have stayed at this hotel alot and never...
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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel's staff and for taking the time to write a review. It is our great pleasure to know that you enjoy your time at The Atherton. State College is beautiful in the Fall and we're glad you got the benefit of our balmy Central Pennsylvania weather too! If I can ever be of assistance to you during future stays at the hotel please feel welcome to call me directly at extension 118.

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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Our conference was great, centrally located in town, no need to drive during my stay, great food, hospitality was fantastic. Jimmy Reilly did a great job setting up our conference room and getting what we needed. The sales director Steven Romig is always so pleasant and very accommodating. Clean rooms, would definitely recommend.

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Thank MaryBeth S
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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2012

Thank you for your review and insight. I am glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing compliments about our staff. I hope you will come and visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 23 October 2012

My son had plans to have his reception at another State College venue. However, that venue had doubled book and he needed to find a new venue. He got lucky, the Atherton Hotel was still available. Jessica Cox was aware of what had happened and assured him that everything would be just fine. She was not lying. Everything was absolutely perfect. If you had a question, she had an answer. If you had a suggestion, she listened. No matter what we asked for, she made it happen. And always with a pleasant attitude and smile. The food, staff and service were all outstanding. I heard many compliments throughout the evening. It was a such a special evening for all of us and we couldn't have asked for it to have turned out any better. Jessica and her staff truly care about their customers. Everyone at the lobby desk was extremely nice and made it very easy to check-in and out. Our room was clean and spacious. The Atheron Hotel is at the top of my list of recommendations.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Diane K
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AthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2012

Thank you very much for taking the time to let us know your thoughts and write a review. We are truly pleased to know that you and your son were happy with the event held at The Atherton. Jessica and our banquet department are a great asset to the hotel and to the guests they serve and so we thank you sincerely for that positive recognition. Your business is genuinely appreciated we hope you will visit us again.

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

Wonderful location. Suite allowed for maximum comfort. Clean room. Cheerfully decorated. Spacious bathroom. Quiet stay allowed for great sleeping conditions. Front desk very accommodating. Would highly recommend.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2012

Thank you for your comments and insight. Your business is appreciated and we will hope to have you as our guest again in the future.

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

This was the hotel for my sister's wedding and we worked with the manager Jessica Cox and everything was run excellently! They worked with everything we needed and wanted, and provided great service, Ms. Cox was awesome working with our wedding guests. The staff from top to bottom is very good to work with! The location is much better than the Nittany Lion Inn, as you are much closer to downtown.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2012

Thank you for your comments and review. We appreciate the chance to be a part of such important lifetime events of our guests. My staff and I are very appreciative of your feedback.

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Additional Information about The Atherton Hotel

Address: 125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801-3827
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Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in State College
Price Range: £65 - £230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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 
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