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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 Palmer Museum of Art and Penn State Ice Pavilion.

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 health club, 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
  • Health club

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

125 S Atherton St State College PA 16801

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features a health club and a spa tub. 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 hotel. 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.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Wedding services 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • 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 
  • Health club 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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 health club and a spa tub.

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 

Hotel Policies

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

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service dogs only)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 dogs 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.


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