Best way to visit Penn State!
Posted Oct 11, 2016
Staying at the Nittany Lion Inn is iconic, and a must, if you are visiting the campus for the first time because of it's location on campus. You can have your car parked by a valet, and walk to everything during your stay. If you get too tired roaming around, you can call for a courtesy ride from the hotel. The hotel staff are trained to be at the top of their class in the Hotel and Restaurant Management field, and you notice immediately. We had a special request the morning we were checking out to have all our belongings put in our car, and we asked that our car be parked in the front lot by 3pm, so that we didn't have to wait when we were ready to leave on our 5 hour ride home that evening. Amazingly, everything happened as we had asked. Our car was even packed neatly, as I would've done! Surprisingly, this was the first time I stayed at the historic Inn, even though I went to school there, and my parents visited me many times. As an adult returning to campus numerous times, I still never stayed there until this visit...I wanted my son to have an amazing Penn State experience while we were college shopping. Now, I will always stay there. It was an affordable treat!