Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, State College (Penn State Area), PA
1357 East College Avenue
State College , PA 16801
Conveniently situated near the Penn State campus, the Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, State College (Penn State Area), PA provides an ideal home base for your State College adventures. Visit your favorite student at Penn State University, just two minutes away, or gather your buddies for tailgating and game-day fun at Beaver Stadium. Craving some fresh air? Plan a trip to Bald Eagle State Park, Mount Nittany or Tussey Mountain, where you can spend an active afternoon hiking, boating and swimming in the summer and snowboarding or skiing in the winter.
Guests flying into the area can take our hotel’s free shuttle from University Park Airport (SCE), while those arriving by electric car will appreciate our free vehicle chargers.* Wake up each morning to a free, hot breakfast and keep in touch with loved ones using free Wi-Fi. You’ll also find free cookies, coffee and hot chocolate in the lobby whenever you pass through. Services and amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Our clean, quiet and spacious rooms are equipped with satellite TVs, microwaves, refrigerators and free Wi-Fi. While you surf the Web, admire local artwork displayed on the walls. All rooms include:
If you’re looking for additional privacy, check out our flexible One-bedroom Suite. Guests have the choice of one king or two queen beds and can enjoy extras like a second TV and a sleeper sofa.
Bars & Restaurants
Wake up each morning to our free, hot breakfast. You can choose from delicious selections like waffles, yogurt, fruit and eggs in our inviting dining room.
Enjoy lunch or dinner at a nearby restaurant like Happy Valley Brewery, where you can savor a variety of refreshing beers and pub fare. Don't miss the area's historical restaurants like The Tavern or The Corner Room in downtown State College.
Things to Do in the State College Area
Cheer on the Nittany Lions football team at Penn State, or attend baseball, softball and lacrosse games. Nature-lovers can enjoy a day of boating, fishing and sightseeing at Bald Eagle State Park. Be sure to check out these local attractions:
Beaver Stadium – This 107,000-seat stadium is home of the Nittany Lions, Penn State’s football team. Tailgate and cheer on the team less than two miles from our hotel.
Pennsylvania State University – This public institution is one of the largest of its kind in the nation, with 24 campuses and a total enrollment of more than 98,000 students. You can reach the main University Park campus in just two minutes by car.
Tussey Mountain – Tackle breathtaking slopes on skis, a snowboard or an inner tube at this mountain about six miles from the hotel.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Hosting a business meeting, interview session or graduation celebration in State College? Invite up to 50 guests to a special event in our flexible meeting space. Ask our friendly staff for catering recommendations, and make your event even more memorable using our surround-sound system and ceiling-mounted projector. Our free airport shuttle conveniently transports overnight guests to and from the hotel.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Please note: Hotel shuttle service is not available during special events.
*The hotel features four electric vehicle charging stations, including two Tesla stations (100 amp and 50 amp) and two stations for regular vehicles (50 amp). Use of stations is complimentary for hotel guests.
Attend Penn State Games and Other Local Events
Whether you're cheering on the Nittany Lions, catching your favorite band on tour or attending your loved one’s graduation, the Country Inn & Suites in State College, PA provides a convenient location near local hot spots. You can attend events less than a mile from the hotel at Beaver Stadium, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park and other athletic facilities.
Located on the Penn State campus, the Bryce Jordan Center is home to the Nittany Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams. The 15,000-seat venue also plays host to concerts, circuses, graduation ceremonies and more. For more information or to order tickets, visit the Bryce Jordan Ticket Center or call +1 (814) 865-5555. For a detailed Penn State Athletics calendar, please visit their website. Love baseball? Stay with us and enjoy a State College Spikes game. Check for updates on the team and view the schedule here.
In addition to thrilling sports games, the university also showcases its top talents with dramas and musicals performed at Penn State Centre Stage. Visit Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts website for upcoming events at Eisenhower Auditorium, Schwab Auditorium, the Pavilion Theatre and the Playhouse Theatre.
Planning an August visit? Be sure to attend the Centre County Grange Fair at Grange Park, one of many popular local events. See below for a sample of other area events for this season.
The Country Inn & Suites offers transportation to many local events for your convenience. Contact the front desk for information and scheduling.