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November 16
  • Exterior view of our hotel and conference center in State College
  • Front of the Stater in the day


When you are looking for a perfect hotel in State College, look no further than The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center. We’re just minutes away from Penn State’s University Park Campus, offering you quick and easy shuttle access to everything the University has to offer. Our hotel in central PA features 300 guest rooms and suites complete with all the amenities you need for a relaxing and productive stay: complimentary Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, flat-screen HDTVs, and king, queen, or double beds. On-site hotel amenities include a lap pool, 24-hour fitness center, two restaurants, complimentary parking, and ample special event space.

Two Award Winning On-Site Restaurants

Visit The Gardens Restaurant for our award winning Sunday Brunch or America’s Bounty Buffet, a great Friday and Saturday night buffet for all your dining needs.  Legends Pub rewards you for drinking local craft beers with our Brews and Burgers Club.

Unforgettable Conferences and Events 

The Penn Stater is the premier conference center in the Centre Region, with more than 58,000 square feet of function space. Choose from flexible meeting and event spaces—including intimate boardrooms and elegant, spacious ballrooms—and let our qualified conference specialists help create a memorable and carefree event for you.

Gingerbread Decorating Event to Benefit THON

Penn State Auxiliary and Business Services is hosting their first ever Gingerbread House Decorating event, Saturday, December 8 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center.

The Penn State Bakery will provide an assembled gingerbread house and all of the supplies to decorate and take home.  This family friendly event starts at 10:30 a. m. and all the proceeds will benefit THON.