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Radnor, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This was my first trip to a Penn State college football game weekend. The campus is very crowded so we wanted to stay close to campus for convenience. The Atherton is a wonderfully convenient place to stay if you have a daughter or son living on campus. We were able to meet our daughter both nights by walking rather than...

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

If this was your first visit to a Penn State football weekend, we are very happy and honored to have shared this extraordinary experience with you and to have helped make it a positive one! Isn't Penn State just amazing? #Unrivaled! Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience with other travelers. We love the PSU football...

Reviewed 4 October 2014

Always love everytibg about staying at the Atherton. The location, having a singer on Friday night before a game, great staff and they have a special outlet for electric cars which is critical for me. If I could change one thing it would be the height of the shower head.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind compliments about our hotel. We are really happy to know that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the location as well as our entertainment on football weekends. The Les Shaw Orchestra has been a tradition---playing in our lobby during check-in on football fridays for many years. And, Steve Summerhill is a fixture in Rumors every...

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 October 2014

My company scheduled a two day conference at The Atherton. The front desk personnel expeditiously handled a large volume of people during both check in and check out. The rest of the hotel staff was graciously helpful and friendly. The room was well appointed and very quiet at night. I would definitely stay there again.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark Y, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and review as well as your compliments to our staff. Your remarks will serve as encouragement and acknowledgement to staff. It is always a pleasure to receive a compliment--thank you. I'm glad to know that you thought our front desk efficiently handled the large check-in for your...

Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel in excellend place at the college..the staff so helpful..and very very clean !! Hope to visit again next year..

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your compliments, and for your business. We truly appreciate your time in writing about the hotel and sharing your insight. Thank you. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle

NEW YORK
Reviewed 13 September 2014

The reason for this stay was a Wedding. The ceremony and the Reception was held in the hotel. The food was excellent, the service was excellent,the hotel is very clean and the Bar tender for this occasion (Holly) was friendly, helpful and efficient.

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your high rating and compliments and for choosing us for this wonderful event. Your acknowledgment of Holly and our staff is genuinely appreciated. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle

Chalfont, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 9 September 2014

It is an beautiful property with wonderful service! The bedding was very plush. The location was perfect for visiting on campus or in town. The food in the restaurant was delicious! We also did Mother's Day brunch there and it was amazing!

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debby, Thank you very much for your compliments and high rating. We truly appreciate the positive feedback and our staff is always encouraged when guests take time tor share their insight. Your business is appreciated and we hope you will be our guest again soon. Best Regards, Maggie Biddle

Greenville, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Great location! It was a short walk to campus town and some great restaurants. The room was clean, pleasant and a great value for our weekday night stay. Wi-Fi did not work on arrival but was soon repaired, and the front desk staff was great.

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TheAthertonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your experience with other travelers. We truly appreciate your business and are glad to know you enjoyed your stay.

Prospect Park, Pa
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Front desk staff are very, very nice. We had our 3 month old grandson with us and he was given a teddy bear as a welcome gift which he loved so he was hugging that all weekend. This was the weekend taking our daughter back to Penn State. She lived in the Palmerton which was right behind the hotel so...

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TheAthertonHotel, Front Office Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and with other travelers. We are glad that our location, staff and services were satisfactory to you and very much appreciate your compliments.

Ancaster, Ontario
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Stayed at the Atherton hotel primarily for its location and was pleasantly surprised by its wonderful staff and how nice and comfortable the rooms were. Check-in as well as check-out were handled very courteously and took no time at all. I would recommend this hotel when visiting State college

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to write a review. I am glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your business is truly valued.

Reviewed 1 September 2014

I am so glad that I started to use this hotel when I visit Penn State. The lobby and rooms are very spacious and open. Nice and safe neighborhood for walking is a plus. We enjoy the restaurant and the bar too! Front desk and service staff are very helpful. I look forward to staying here again!

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TheAthertonHotel, General Manager at The Atherton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rose M., Thank you for your review of the hotel and for choosing to stay with us when you visit Penn State. We appreciate your compliments and value your business.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Atherton Hotel
Cuisines: American
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
150 room full service hotel in the heart of downtown State College, PA. One block from Penn State University. Comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, restaurant, bar, room service, excellent location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Atherton Hotel

Address: 125 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
Price Range: $105 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Atherton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Atherton Hotel State College
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in State College
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