Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free valet parking and free airport shuttle

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This family-friendly State College hotel is located in a rural location, within a 15-minute walk of Palmer Museum of Art and Pennsylvania State University. The Arboretum at Penn State and Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses 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, free valet parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a spa tub, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 223 rooms offer free WiFi, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Nittany Lion Inn 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. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measure 20000 square feet (1800 square meters). This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and a porter/bellhop. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

The Nittany Lion Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 223 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1800 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Room service 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

The Dining Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Whiskers - This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.


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 8 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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