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The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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125 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA, US, 16801-3896

  • Phone: (814) 231-2100
  • Fax: (814) 237-1130
4.2 out of 5 (172 reviews)
85% of guests recommend this hotel
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Hotel Amenities:
  • Smoke Free
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry, Guest
  • Meeting Space
  • Restaurant

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member in State College, PA near Penn State

The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member® is located in the heart of downtown State College, PA just one block from Penn State University.  This State College, Pennsylvania hotel is within the downtown district, allowing guests to walk or take a short cab ride to all local shops, restaurants and downtown attractions, as well as all of Penn State's venues including the Bryce Jordan Center, Beaver Stadium, Rec Hall, and all sports and academic areas. Other local hot spots include:
  • Palmer Museum of Art
  • Boal Barn Playhouse
  • Nittany Mall
  • Penn’s Cave

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Guests of the Atherton Hotel are invited to dine at the on-site Tarragon Restaurant, which serves full service breakfast and room service daily.  Also on-site, Rumors Lounge offers a lunch, dinner, and snack menu. Other amenities include:
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Free airport transportation
  • Free daily newspaper
  • Business Center
The Atherton Hotel offers a variety of room amenities including: living rooms, microwaves, refrigerators, sofa sleepers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, desk, coffee makers and flat-screen televisions. Some rooms are suites and offer a living room.

Six meeting rooms allow the hotel to accommodate up to 300 people for banquets and conferences. A business center is also available for the convenience of business travelers, who might be visiting local businesses like the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Accu-weather, HRI, Inc. and Raytheon Corp.

This is a non-smoking hotel.

Its perfect location and convenient access to area attractions make the The Atherton Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member a great place for business and leisure travelers in the State College, PA area. Book now!
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On-site parking fee: 8.00 USD per night.

Points required for Choice Privileges® reward night redemption:

Dec 1, 2014 - Jan 31, 2015:  20000/room
Feb 1, 2015 - Apr 15, 2015:  25000/room
Apr 16, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015:  20000/room

Features and Amenities


  • Business Center
  • Cocktail Hour *
  • Lounge/Bar *
  • Courtesy Transportation
  • Elevator(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Flat Screen/Plasma TV
  • Free Airport Transportation
  • Government Travelers: FEMA Approved
  • Guest Use Copy Machine
  • Guest Use Fax Machine
  • Guest Laundry *
  • Interior Corridors
  • Meeting Room *
  • Microwave
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Pool Table *
  • Rental Refrigerator *
  • Restaurant *
  • Room Service *
  • Shoe Shine *
  • 100% Smoke Free Hotel
  • Valet Cleaning Service *
  • Grab n Go Breakfast *
  • Windows Open
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  • Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Services/Amenities in Some Rooms:
  • Accessible Features
  • In-Room Coffee Maker
  • In-Room Desk
  • Microwave and Refrigerator
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  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Airport Transportation
  • Free Wireless High Speed Internet Access
  • Guest Use Copy Machine
  • Guest Use Fax Machine
  • Health Club/Spa  (nearby) 
  • In-Room Coffee Maker +
  • In-Room Desk +
  • Meeting Room *
  • Restaurant *
  • Room Service *
  • Valet Cleaning Service *
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* Indicates services/amenities that may require an additional cost.

+ In some rooms.

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