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

Popular property highlights

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

Location

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 boast jetted tubs and offer free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Room service and coffee makers are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

 Guest Highlights

Our Guests Love
  • Central location
  • Onsite bar
  • Helpful staff
  • Clean guestrooms
  • Comfy beds and overall room comfort
Our Guests Note
  • Guestrooms were a little noisy

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.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

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

  • 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 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • 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

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.

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

Accessibility

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

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

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.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Only service animals are allowed
Parking height restrictions apply
24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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 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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