Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free airport shuttle and restaurant


Located in the heart of State College, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State University. Palmer Museum of Art and Penn State Ice Pavilion are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and self parking.

Room Amenities

All 150 rooms offer free WiFi, pillowtop beds, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

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 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 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.

  • 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 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 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  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


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 spa tub and a fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails 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 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 time is noon

Payment types


  • 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 animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Parking height restrictions apply


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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