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Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

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 Palmer Museum of Art and Penn State Ice Pavilion.

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.

Dining

All of The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member's 150 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free local calls, and ironing boards. 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. Desks are also included.

Rooms

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 24 hours). The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 5 meeting rooms, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.

Property features

Highlights

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

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Hotel Amenities

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 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 dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests can use the indoor pool and outdoor pool at a partner property. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available 24 hours). Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

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

  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour 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 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless 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 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • 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 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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

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

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

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 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 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)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

Breakfast fee: between USD 1.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately) 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 following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Atherton Hotel
  • Atherton Hotel State College
  • Atherton State College
  • Hotel Atherton

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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