$73 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Dec 28, 2014 Check-out: Dec 30, 2014

BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

3 stars
115 Premiere Drive, State College, PA 16801-7329
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
21 reviews
great place to stay at State College

very nice rooms view is wonderful of the mountains See full review

  • Little Creep
  • May 20, 2014
Great location!

Right by the movie theater on Premiere drive, as well as the mall and other places (My favorite is... See full review

  • Spicy Rabbit
  • Dec 2, 2013
The Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites offers everything you are looking for when traveling to Happy Valley. The Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites is conveniently located near three major highways including I-99, I-80 and US-322. This hotel is the closest hotel to Bellefonte, also only three miles from Penn State University and the beautiful downtown State College. If you are here for one of the major events State College offers, we are only two exits away from Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Mt. Nittany Medical Center and the brand new Pegula Ice Arena. During your stay with the only Green Certified hotel in State College, you will feel welcome by the friendly, caring staff. The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites offers 79 beautifully appointed guest rooms, each featuring stylish decor, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, microwave and refrigerator. Also included is a complimentary hot breakfast with sausage, eggs, waffles and more! Guests at this State College hotel are also invited to take advantage of an array of upscale hotel amenities, from an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub to a 24-hour fitness center.

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Reviewer score 4.1 out of 5

BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites Rooms

1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NSMK,PILLOWTOP BED,32IN LCD TV,MICRFG,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,PILLOWTOP BED,32IN LCD TV,MICRFG,FULL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,PILLOWTOP BED,LCD TV,MICRFG,SOFABED,FULL BREAKFAST
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,PILLOWTOP BED,LCD TV,MICRFG,SOFABED,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,WALK IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,WALK SHWR,SOFBD,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
2 QUEEN BEDS
2 QUEEN BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,WALK IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Exercise gym
Boating
Driving range
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
FAX
Conference facilities
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Cribs available
Sofa bed
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Beaver Stadium: 3.4 mi
  • Bryce Jordan Center: 3.5 mi

Dining

Jim's Italian Cuisine
8.00 mile(s) from Jim's Italian Cuisine, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
Fuji and Jade
12.00 mile(s) from Fuji and Jade, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, Chinese menu, sushi
American Alehouse
15.00 mile(s) from American Alehouse, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Allen Street Grill
14.00 mile(s) from Allen Street Grill, bar/lounge, International, open for: lunch, dinner, nightly entertainment, located above the Corner Room
Chili's
14.00 mile(s) from Chili's, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
The Corner Room
14.00 mile(s) from The Corner Room, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, downtown State College location across from Old Main - a Penn State tradition!
Garfield's
0.50 mile(s) from Garfield's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Gamble Mill Tavern
10.00 mile(s) from Gamble Mill Tavern, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fine dining, local art on display
Red Lobster®
16.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
Mad Mex
14.00 mile(s) from Mad Mex, full service, Tex-Mex, open for: lunch, dinner

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (21)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
21 out of 21
Amenities:
4.2
Room cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.2

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
jackyyin
Monroe Township, NJ, USA
Apr 1, 2012

very nice

its a very new one. clean. i like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Exton, PA
Apr 26, 2010

Nice Hotel

For one thing, the room wasn't ready when we checked in. We had to wait at least an hour for the room. Not the way to build a business.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington, DC
Jul 21, 2011

Problems with the details

This is the second time I've stayed at the Best Western University Park and unlike my first visit where all was good, this time there was a number of minor snags. None of these was signicant, but taken together, it started to get annoying and should not be happening in a major chain such as Best Western. For example, the battery on the alarm clock was dead. While it could be reset manually and would operate fine on normal electrical power, the hotel has one of those systems common to European properties that requires a room key to be inserted for the power to come on. So when I removed the key card when going out, the clock lost power and reverted to the dreaded flashing 12:00 display. Despite two requests that it be fixed, nothing was done. Second, the housekeeping staff missed a few small details when cleaning up. Third, the complimentary breakfast was completely out of milk early on my second morning. According to the person responsible, there had been no delivery that day. I suggested perhaps a run to the nearest food mart could have solved the problem easily enough (about a block away), but apaprently that didn't occur to them.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

The hotel is located to a multi-screen movie theatre showing first run titles.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
whycantisigninusethesame
Business
binghamton ny
Aug 27, 2012

New Hotel

Brand new hotel. OMG paper thin walls! can hear EVERYTHING on both sides and upstairs. I have a reservation here for later this year and I am going to cancel and change hotels. Its a new hotel, don't they have good cheaper soundproofing technology these days? I won't be surprised if this place is falling apart in a few years.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Movie theater right next door.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Karl M
Business
Pennsylvania
Jan 30, 2012

Overnight at Penn State

No problems at all. Clean, comfortable at the right price. This is our 2nd stay here, no complaints!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NJ mom with kids
Business
New Jersey
May 29, 2012

Close to University

The hotel was about an 5-10 minute drive from the University but very close to movies and shopping. Breakfast included scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, oatmeal, waffles, breads and pasteries. Tea, coffee, juice, and milk available all day. Staff was friendly. Room was clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Penn State Mama
Business
York, Pennsylvania
Jul 24, 2012

Nice place for an overnight stay

Our stay was overall very nice and the room was a great value. The free breakfast was surprisingly good, and the waffle maker made it all the better. It's located conveniently close to the Penn State campus and is a good pace to stay if you're visiting with your son/daughter. The room itself was pretty nice, besides the dirty sheets on one of the beds that we had to change ourselves. Other than that, though, no problems with the hotel and we will plan on coming back next year.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

The Penn State campus is just a short drive away. Be sure to stop by the creamery!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tmwmstr
Business
Doylestown, PA, USA
Sep 17, 2012

PSU Football Weekend

Spent 2 nights at the BW in State College 9/14-9/16/2012. The hotel was very clean. Staff was friendly. The Hotel is located north of Campus near the Nittany Mall, so you need to drive into Downtown or take the football shuttle bus on gameday. The hotel staff was very good. The rooms feature 2 queen beds and plenty of room. i was really pleased with the quality of the hotel. They also had a great breakfast every morning

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Keith not Jill
Business
Philadelphia, PA
Nov 7, 2012

Clean and quiet

Unlike most of the chain hotels in State College. this one seemed to be relatively new. Cleaner and quieter than most in town, though a little far out. Easy ride to Beaver Stadium or BJC, thoug not cloise to College Ave. Overall I was quite happy with my stay here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Good place to stay for a football weekend

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bandit55
Business
Bemidji, MN
Feb 13, 2013

Great example for Best Western

Overall a great experience. Our only complaint would be that the bathroom floor was extremely cold and there were no heat vents so we had to keep the door open all the time. The staff was great and the pool area is exceptional. Breakfasts are wonderful and the breakfast staff is excellent! This was not our first time at this hotel and we will definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Garfields down the road was excellent!

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
weary travler 000100
Business
State College, Pa
Feb 24, 2013

Good overnight stay.

We arrived at check-in time hoping to have time to get ready for an evening wedding. We had 2 rooms booked and only 1 was ready. Staff said they would call up to the room when the second room was ready. It took close to 2 hours to get it ready. We managed to get to the wedding on time and had a great overnight stay afterwards. To be fair the hotel was very busy on the weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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