The Penn Stater is a world-class hotel and conference center in State College, PA. After a busy day enjoying Happy Valley, you are sure to love the comfort and top-notch amenities in one of our graciously appointed rooms or suites. 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 wedding and event planners, we provide the best in hospitality.
Located 1-1/2 miles from Penn State University Park Campus. Accessible by major highways. 90 miles from Harrisburg and Harrisburg International Airport. 5 miles from University Park Airport, State College.
41 dedicated meeting rooms from 336-2200 sq. ft., computer labs, forum meeting rooms, 15,000 sq. ft. of flexible banquet-meeting-exhibit-dining space. A total of 58,000 sq. ft. of meeting-function space, all with complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access.
Gracious accommodations, a choice of dining experiences, and state-of-the-art facilities for conferences, banquets, and special events.
Dining & Entertainment
Two dining rooms, seating up to 50 and 275; banquet seating for 350 and 900. Fine dining can be found at The Gardens Restaurant, which is open daily and features themed weekend buffets and an abundant Sunday brunch. Legends features a full menu and bar and is open daily for lunch, dinner, and late night.
300 guest rooms including 13 suites. All guest rooms have climate control, telephone with message alert, wireless Internet, cable TV, radio, hairdryer, and coffeemaker. Rooms are also equipped with refrigerators. Rooms are available for the physically challenged.
Recreation & Leisure
Indoor lap pool, whirlpool, fitness room with Precor Equipment, pastoral setting with walking-jogging trails. Nearby: 36 holes of golf and indoor/outdoor tennis.
All meeting rooms have high-speed Internet access, controls for climate, sound and 220v/110v, 1- and 3-phase electricity, as well as multiple electrical, microphone, and telephone outlets. Day meeting packages include PA systems, podium microphones, projectors, screens, monitors, podiums, whiteboards, easels, corkboards, lobby board, and signs. Video and teleconferencing capabilities are also available.
Meeting Support Services
Our conference service staff will help you plan your meeting space, choose lunch and dinner menus and arrange all the details of a successful conference or small meeting. The conference service staff also provides conference concierge services for our in-house guests. Complete meeting packages are available.