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The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member places you within a 10-minute stroll of Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University. This 150-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a free airport shuttle. Located centrally in State College, it's also near What-A-Blast Extreme Laser Tag and Palmer Museum of Art.

Dining

This hotel serves as home to a pub, along with a restaurant that specializes in American cuisine. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

All of The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member's 150 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member enjoy a fitness center, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, self parking is USD 8.00 per night, or you can take advantage of the free airport shuttle (available on request). The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and a computer station.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Fitness center

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Room Amenities

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers 150 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Desk 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Hotel Amenities

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features a spa tub and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 6 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Guests can use the indoor pool and outdoor pool at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available on request). Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member is a smoke-free property.

  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Computer station 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Tarragon Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Rumors - This pub specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 8.00 per night
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


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