THE ATHERTON HOTEL

125 South Atherton St., State College, PA 16801 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in Centre County
40.79157-77.86486
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4.0/5

Based on 497 guest reviews

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  • Has indoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle available
  • The Avg. Group Saves 23.2%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 150 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: 12:00 PM
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 10 meeting rooms in property

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Room Types

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Check RatesBed Breakfast Package 1 King Bed Accessible Desk in Room Roll in Shower Coffeemaker in Room
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Local Attractions

Penn State University, Penn State Creamery, Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Downtown Shopping & Eateries, Historic Boalsburg

Customer Reviews of The Atherton Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 497 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Across the street from Penn State University, on Atherton Street, between Beaver and College Avenues, sits The Atherton Hotel. Its rich and distinctive decor makes corporate or leisure travel a unique, satisfying experience. Our superior accommodations, amenities and outstanding warm, personal service make The Atherton Hotel's guest experience a grand value. Join us at the award winning Tarragon Restaurant for breakfast or dinner. Draw inspiration from the caricatures in Rumors Lounge of over 100 famous characters. Or enjoy a quiet evening with Room Service. 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 complimentary for our guests, as well as transportation to and from the airport.*Health Club & Pool located off-site.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2004
Floors:7
Rooms:150
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:150
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:10
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:10 View Spaces
Meeting Space:14647 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:11am - 2am
Pool Info:
We do not have a pool on property, but do include passes (upon request, at the Front Desk) for the University Pools- one outdoor, Olympic-sized in the summer, and the indoor pool during cooler months.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 24 hrs. prior to arrival.Group - 24 hrs. prior to arrival.
Nightly Parking:7.00
Typical Group Deposit:1000.00
Total Taxes: 8.50%
Total Misc Fees:$2.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 2.50%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.00%
Parking Fee: 8.00 Per Night
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:18.00% (for banquets)
Chef Attendant Fees:35.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 6.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 7.50 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:13.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:21.00 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


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • 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
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

University Park Airport - 3 miles.Hotel shuttle, 6:30AM - 10:30PM - based on availability.One-way Taxi - Estimated $15.00

Local Shuttle Info: Shuttle to Airport or with in 5miles of hotel complementary and based on avaliablity

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Full American Breakfast available in our Dining room. Hours of operation are 6:30 to 11:00AM Room Service available all day from 6:30am to 10:00pm

Parking Info

Daily Charge for parking is $8.00/night per room.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Group vs. Individual Rates at The Atherton Hotel

Rate fluctuations of The Atherton Hotel

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 43.8% in the month of January 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $179 in the month of September 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Atherton Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Atherton Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Atherton Hotel.

Feel free to use the The Atherton Hotel 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
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 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
Vanderbilt 25 x 44 x 10 1100--/1007090454026--/--120100110
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Vanderbilt

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1100 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 44 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
Executive Boardroom 25 x 22 x 10 550--/402830241618--/--545054
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Executive Boardroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
550 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 22 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?
No
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
Whitney 20 x 21 x 10 420--/352428241618--/--484042
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Whitney

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
420 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 21 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?
No
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
Carnegie 13 x 15 x 9 195--/1071210612--/--181520
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Carnegie

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
195 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
13 x 15 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
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
Upper Lobby 26 x 42 x 15 1092--/9063----------/--100200100
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Upper Lobby

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
Tarragon Restaurant 32 x 73 x 9 2336--/80------------/----100--
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Tarragon Restaurant

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
2336 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 73 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
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
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rumors 32 x 33 x 9 1056--/--------------/----40--
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Rumors

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1056 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 33 x 9 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
Tarragon 32 x 73 x 9 2336195/--------------/--------
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Tarragon

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2336 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
32 x 73 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Regency B 25 x 54 x 10 1350112/----93--38----/--142150--
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    Regency B

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    1350 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    25 x 54 x 10 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Regency A 25 x 54 x 10 1350112/----93--38----/--14234--
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      Regency A

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      1350 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      25 x 54 x 10 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available

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