Graduate State College

125 South Atherton St., State College, PA 16801 United States (USA)
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  • The Avg. Group Saves 14.5%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 150 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 7 floors in property
  • 10 suites in property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 7 meeting rooms in property

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Accessible Graduate Queen Queen Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Graduate Queen Queen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room Multiple Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble 2 Queen Beds Non Refunduble
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGraduate Suite Queen Room with 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Room with 2 Queen Beds Disability Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Graduate King Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 2 Queen Beds Graduate Queen Queen Suite
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Penn State University, Penn State Creamery, Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Downtown Shopping & Eateries, Historic Boalsburg
4.0 out of 5. Based on 712 guest reviews

Property Description

Across the street from Penn State University, on Atherton Street, between Beaver and College Avenues, sits Graduate State College. Its rich and distinctive decor makes corporate or leisure travel a unique, satisfying experience. Our superior accommodations, amenities and outstanding warm, personal service make Graduate State College's guest experience a grand value. Join us at the Trophy Room for breakfast or dinner. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, you will find our premier location convenient to all of the area's most popular attractions. Covered parking is available for our guests, as well as transportation to and from the airport.Children 12 and under stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room when booked for the appropriate room option (two beds)

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 7
Rooms: 150
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 150
Handicap Rooms: 7
Suites: 10
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 7 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 14647 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11am - 2am
Pool Info:
We do not have a pool on property.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 24 hrs. prior to arrival.Group - 24 hrs. prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking: $15.
Typical Group Deposit: 25- 500
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Other Tax: 35.00 Per Stay (Late check-out fee)
Resort/Hotel Fee: 22.20 Per Night (Resort Fee)
Parking Fee: 15.00 Per Night (parking fee)
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 25.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00% (for banquets)
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Item
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 7.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.50 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 25.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

University Park Airport - 3 miles.One-way Taxi - Estimated $15.00

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

The Trophy Room is open for breakfast at weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM, at weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay. Dogs and cats are allowed

Parking Info

Self parking fee: USD 15.00 per night per room.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: The Waffle Shop - Enjoy delicious breakfast options including their famous waffles. Located 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Deli - A cozy deli offering a variety of sandwiches and salads. Located 0.4 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: The Corner Room - A local favorite serving classic American dishes. Located 0.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Visit the Penn State University campus - Explore the beautiful campus and its iconic landmarks. Located 0.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Saint's Cafe - Start your day with a cup of coffee and a delicious pastry. Located 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Local Whiskey - Enjoy gourmet burgers and a wide selection of whiskey. Located 0.7 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Zola Kitchen & Wine Bar - A trendy restaurant serving Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Located 0.6 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Hike Mount Nittany - Take a scenic hike up Mount Nittany and enjoy breathtaking views. Located 3.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Irving's Bagels - Start your day with a freshly baked bagel and a cup of coffee. Located 0.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Waffle Shop - Enjoy a hearty lunch at this local favorite. Located 0.3 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: The Allen Street Grill - A popular restaurant offering a diverse menu and live music. Located 0.4 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Explore the Palmer Museum of Art - Discover a wide range of artworks from various periods. Located 0.8 miles from the hotel.

Previously known as:
The Atherton Hotel, The Atherton Hotel / Graduate State College

Group vs. Individual Rates at Graduate State College

Rate fluctuations of Graduate State College

The chart above shows trends of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The lowest group/meeting rate displayed is 62.8% in the month of August 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $577 in the month of October 2023. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Graduate State College in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Graduate State College

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Graduate State College.

Feel free to use the Graduate State College meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in State College event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Regency Ballroom 53 x 54 x 10 2862--/25017519010085----/--318325300
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Regency Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2862 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
53 x 54 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
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Ballroom A
26 x 54 x 10 1436--/12084805040----/--150150150
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Ballroom A

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1436 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 54 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Ballroom B
26 x 54 x 10 1436--/12084805040----/--150150150
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Ballroom B

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1436 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 54 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Atherton Room 32 x 24 x 10 790--/503540303020--/--100752
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Atherton Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
790 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
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Eleventh Room 28 x 13 x 10 37024/201530201618--/--505054
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Eleventh Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
370 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
28 x 13 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
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Upper Lobby / 1855 Room 26 x 42 x 15 1092--/9063----------/--100200100
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Upper Lobby / 1855 Room

Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
1092 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 42 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Poindexter Cafe 32 x 40 x 10 1280--/--------------/----40--
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Poindexter Cafe

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 40 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
2
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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FAQs about Graduate State College

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Graduate State College have?

There are 150 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Graduate State College?

Yes, they have 7 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Graduate State College?

The Trophy Room is open for breakfast at weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM, at weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

What parking is available at Graduate State College?

Self parking fee: USD 15.00 per night per room.

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Graduate State College?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Graduate State College?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior AARP Member Discount Graduate King Suite ADA Accessible King Sized Bed Separate Living Area M

Is there a gym at Graduate State College?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Can I get a group rate at Graduate State College?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 14.5%.

Testimonials:

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"I have and will continue to recommend your service to my friends and others who are in need of your service. Thank you again for the attentive communications throughout the last three months. It is nice to know that a service like yours takes care of their customers throughout the entire time period of the individual's event." J.W. - Atlanta, GA

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