Stay in Happy Valley

– by Cara Aungst

Once you make plans to visit Happy Valley, the next step is finding out where you'll stay. If you're more comfortable with a traditional hotel, motel or inn our comprehensive list of lodging should satisfy your needs.

Double Room Penn Stater

The Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express and SpringHill Suites are very conveniently located near major routes, campus and downtown.

Penn State University offers one lodging property located on campus. The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center is located a couple miles from downtown State College in Innovation Park.

If you want to stay in Downtown State College, then you'll want to book at the Hyatt Place, Graduate State College, and Scholar Hotel. These properties are all located within walking distances of many stores, restaurants, and campus.

Scholar Hotel Social

There are more quiet locations such as the Carnegie House, a AAA Four-Diamond Award Winner or the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park, named USA Today's 10 Best Top Eco-Friendly Resort in the United States. If you want to combine relaxation with a round of golf check out Toftrees Golf Resort, which sports a PGA-rated course. The Wyndham Garden at State College has quickly become a favorite of visitors as well.

Bellefonte and Boalsburg have wonderful Bed & Breakfasts on quiet streets surrounded by historic charm. The B&B selections are great for couples getaways or solo travel; and the breakfasts are sure to please.

Budget-minded travelers will appreciate the convenience of the Super 8 by Wyndham, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Comfort Suites (all located along Atherton Street) or Nittany Budget Motel, just 2 miles from downtown State College.

Nature Inn Deck, Lakeside

Happy Valley offers a large selection of lovely lodging properties with a variety of pricing and amenities, suitable for every traveler's needs. We invite you to use our handy BookDirect tool to book your room. Enjoy your stay in State College!

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