Enjoy our fitness center, including aerobic and nautilus equipment, an indoor lap pool, and a whirlpool. A variety of comfortable and luxurious guest rooms await you at The Penn Stater. Room service breakfast tray with food and drinks at The Penn Stater hotel.

"There were a lot of people checking in for the conference and the staff handled every person professionally and with a smile - in spite of the blasts of arctic cold air hitting them every time the door opened. That pleasant and cheerful first impression can make or break a stay at a hotel, and your staff definitely made the stay!"


Welcome to The Penn Stater. Rest assured that while you’re our guest, we’ll go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure, you can count on personalized service and attention to detail. Each staff member at The Penn Stater is committed to providing the level of service that brings guests back time after time. From front desk to restaurants to event planners, we provide the best in hospitality.

The Penn Stater’s 300 guest rooms and suites offer luxury and comfort as well as the technology you need to stay in touch and get things done. Our graciously appointed guest rooms and roomy hotel suites set the standard for convenience and comfort.  


Room Amenities 

  • Complimentary High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
  • Room service (6:45 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily)
  • Flat-screen cable TV with movie channels
  • Mini-refrigerator and wet bar
  • Dedicated work space
  • Phone with voicemail and multiple lines
  • Hair Dryer and Gilchrist & Soames Toiletries
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • King or Two Double Beds
  • All rooms are smoke-free 
  • Microwave ovens (upon request, while supplies last)

Suite Amenities 

  • Free High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
  • Two Rooms - Separate Sleeping/Living Area with Sofa Bed
  • Room Service (6:45 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily)
  • Cable TV with Movie Channels
  • Keurig Coffee Maker
  • Dedicated Work Space
  • Phone with Voicemail and Multiple Lines
  • Refrigerator and Wet Bar
  • Hairdryer and Gilchrist & Soames Toiletries
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • King or Two Double Beds
  •  All Suites are Smoke-free

ADA/Handicap Accessibility

  • Spacious rooms with lower bed and table heights
  • Rooms with roll-in showers available
  • TDD (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)

Other Amenities 

  • Fitness center, including aerobic and nautilus equipment, indoor lap pool, and whirlpool
  • Gift shop - Barnes & Noble at The Penn Stater (don’t forget to pick up some Penn State memorabilia!)
  • Comprehensive Penn Stater conference services, featuring 58,000 square feet of flexible space for conferences, meetings, and banquets
  • Complimentary shuttle service, including airport transportation
  • Fax and copy services
  • Valet services such as dry cleaning and valet parking
  • Complimentary parking 

Shuttle Service 

Request Shuttle Service 

Complimentary shuttle service is available to all overnight guests of The Penn Stater. 

Shuttles run every day between 5 a.m. and 11 p.m. for our overnight guests. We request all minors 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.

Below are some of our shuttle destinations. If you need transportation to another destination, please let us know and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. 

University Park Airport 

Bryce Jordan Center 

Penn State Golf Courses 

Downtown State College 

Nittany Mall, at the east end of State College 

Wal-Mart plaza, at the north end of State College 

On football weekends, special shuttle buses start running continuously starting three hours before kickoff until kickoff. Buses resume at halftime, running continuously three hours after the game ends. A handicap accessible bus is always available.