Luxury Accomodations Near Penn State University

Find cozy, affordable accommodations right on the Penn State campus at our State College hotel. The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center’s 300 guest rooms and suites offer luxury and comfort as well as the technology you need to stay connected and productive. Our graciously appointed guest rooms and suites set the standard for convenience and comfort: they include flat-screen HDTVs, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, and much more. Choose from a variety of room types and make us your home away from home at Penn State. 

Check in- 4 p. m.
Check out- 11 a. m.

Be At Home

Penn State students, parents, and guests will find the comfort and amenities they desire when they make The Penn Stater Hotel their home away from home.  While you stay with us, we will go out of our way to make you comfortable and feel at home. We take pride in our attention to detail, outstanding service, and stellar amenities, which include the following:

Getting You to Your Destination

Thanks to our complimentary travel shuttle service, we can pick you up or drop you off at the airport or bus station terminals based upon your arrival and departure times.  Based upon availability, the shuttles can also safely transport you to other locations in State College on a first come, first served basis.  Uber, Lyft and local taxis are also available.  Ask our friendly front desk staff for more details about our shuttle service and other options.

Can’t-Miss On-Premises Dining

When you crave something delicious, look no further than the menus at our two on-site restaurants. Experience fine dining at The Gardens Restaurant, or enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Legends, our traditional pub-style restaurant. 

Service Animal and Pet Policy 

We are pleased to welcome licensed Service Animals with our arriving guests. Please contact our Front Office team prior to your arrival.  For the comfort of all guests, we unfortunately are not able to accommodate comfort animals or pets on property. If you have a need for boarding services in the area, we are happy to provide contact information for various locations.


  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Workspace with data ports
  • Flat-screen HDTV 
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Keurig coffeemaker
  • Alarm clock (USB-enabled in delux and suite rooms)
  • HDMI cable for peripherial devices
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • One king or two double beds
  • 100% smoke-free rooms


  • Spacious rooms with lower bed and table heights
  • Rooms with roll-in showers available
  • Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (available upon request)
  • Alarm clock with large display, bed shaker, loud audible alarm (upon request)
  • Telephone signaler (upon request)
  • Door knock signaler (upon request)
  • Alarm monitor (fire/smoke detector with high-intensity strobe light) (upon request)
  • Pool chair lift


  • Gift shop (Don’t forget to pick up some Penn State memorabilia!)
  • Valet services such as car parking and dry cleaning
  • Pressreader app (access to thousands of Newspapers and Magazines)
  • Complimentary parking with permit
  • EV Charging Stations available
  • Comprehensive meeting services
  • Complimentary shuttle service, including airport transportation
  • Fax and copy services
  • Fitness center with cardiovascular and strength conditioning equipment
  • HDMI cables available in select rooms
  • Whirlpool
  • Lap pool


Request Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service is available to all overnight guests of the hotel, prioritizing airport and bus station transportation.

Shuttles run every day between 5 a. m. and 12 a. m. For groups of 13 or more, please coordinate transportation with your event planner. We require all minors to be accompanied by an adult when using the shuttle. We recommend that you schedule shuttle service in advance by submitting the form above or contacting the front desk at 814-863-5000.

Our primary shuttle destinations are:

If availability allows, our shuttles will transport guests to other local destinations like:

Shuttles for other local destinations are on a first come, first served basis.  Uber, Lyft, and other local taxis are also available.

On football Saturdays, the shuttle runs from 5 a. m. until 11 p. m. Special shuttle buses start running three hours before kickoff continuously until three hours after the game ends. A handicap-accessible bus is always available.