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Nittany Lion Inn

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215 Innovation Blvd.
State College, Pennsylvania 16803

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:500
Meeting
Rooms:13
Maximum
Overnight:359
  • The Nittany Lion InnThe Nittany Lion Inn
  • Front DeskFront Desk
  • GuestroomGuestroom
  • GuestroomGuestroom
  • GuestroomGuestroom
  • The Dining RoomThe Dining Room
  • The BallroomThe Ballroom
  • LobbyLobby
  • LobbyLobby
  • Penn State RoomPenn State Room
  • Whiskers Whiskers
  • Faculty Staff Club RoomFaculty Staff Club Room
  • The BallroomThe Ballroom

About

About Nittany Lion Inn

Make your corporate or social event a memorable and successful one at The Nittany Lion Inn, the premier State College area venue located on the campus of Pennsylvania State University.

The Nittany Lion Inn has several meeting spaces available to accommodate any occasion, including business luncheons, conferences, and company meetings or your own wedding or personal event. You can even use Stash points when you book a meeting here.

Your colleagues will be impressed by our upscale amenities and sophisticated accommodations located right in the middle of State College, PA. Treat your guests to top-quality catering, colonial-style inn rooms, two award-winning restaurants and over 25,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space.

Centrally located on the University Park campus of Pennsylvania State University, the Inn offers convenient access to central Pennsylvania's cultural and recreational activities. View below for more information on the incredible Nittany Lion Inn banquet & wedding venues available. Be sure to get a quote today!
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Pittsburgh - 140
Washington, DC - 210
Baltimore - 170

:
University Park - 10 minutes


Taxi | Bus

CATERING
The Nittany Lion Inn serves delicious American cuisine, with a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list, in our formal Dining Room. We also have a casual pub option called Whiskers!


In-House CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedNO



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

500 Attendees


13 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 800 | Classroom Style 400

TECHNOLOGY
Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA offers full audio visual capabilities, internet connectivity in a majority of meeting and guest rooms plus teleconferencing.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionNO

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

359 Overnight Guests


Hotel-Like


Private

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Accommodations

Accommodations

359
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Hotel-Like | 223 rooms
The recently renovated accommodations of The Nittany Lion Inn feature an architectural style and decorative touches reminiscent of the areas rich Colonial history. Our 223 luxurious rooms and suites offer comforts and modern amenities to make every guests stay a pleasant one.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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Standard Guest Rooms

Standard Guest Rooms are comfortably appointed with details that reflect the Inns Colonial charm. Our hotel rooms include king or double beds, a workspace with desk and chair, an armoire and a comfortable club chair.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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Mini Suites

Mini Suites are more spacious Nittany Lion Inn rooms, with appointed dcor and a sitting area. These rooms also have a workspace with desk and chair, and an armoire.
A/C This accommodation has A/C
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Suites

Suites feature a bedroom and living room for plenty of space to relax. These rooms feature a sitting area, a workspace with desk and chair, and an armoire.
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
500
Overall
400
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
| 3900 SQ FT | image
Faculty Staff Club

The club blends warmth, beauty and function to compliment any event, with comfortable seating that encourages conversation. The cozy, living-room atmosphere is perfect for a special gathering, conference or dinner.
| 1496 SQ FT | image
Alumni Lounge

The rich wood tones and cozy fireplace make this room a classic Penn State meeting location. Its the perfect place for an intimate social or business gathering, and can be set up for dinners, board meetings or more.
| 2496 SQ FT
| 1600 SQ FT | image
Penn State Room

Experience historic elegance in our most unique room. This Penn State meeting location features traditional dcor and exquisite, hand-painted scenes of Penn State history. Enjoy a delicious banquet or reception in classic style.
| 3468 SQ FT | image
Boardroom

This versatile space is named for the Penn State Board of Trustees, with flexibility and elegance for any occasion. It can be divided into 2 rooms and is great for social and corporate functions.
| 600 SQ FT
The Mount Nittany Room is a great space for a small gathering, Banquet or Board Meeting. Seating up to 50 persons, it offer the perfect amount of space for intimate gatherings.
| 6160 SQ FT | image
Ballroom

This spacious room offers elegance and can accommodate up to 500 guests or divide into five smaller meeting rooms. The flexible space is perfect for conferences, luncheons, wedding receptions and more. It can also be divided into 5 rooms.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
NO


Catering
The Nittany Lion Inn serves delicious American cuisine, with a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence wine list, in our formal Dining Room. We also have a casual pub option called Whiskers!
Dining Options
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The Dining Room

The Dining Room features signature American dishes and an award-winning wine list.
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Whiskers

This casual restaurant reflects the warm Nittany Lion Inn tradition and is open daily for lunch and dinner.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
University Park - 10 minutes
Nearby Cities
Pittsburgh - 140 miles | Washington, DC - 210 miles | Baltimore - 170
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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A 15,261-seat multi-purpose arena home to Nittany Lions Men's & Women's Basketball. Host to concerts, circuses, and other events.
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A modern family fun facility with over 30 rides, water park, go-karts, a miniature golf course and Americas Best Amusement Park Food.
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Covers 3,394 acres of forests and wetlands that provide recreational opportunities for thousands of visitors.
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A show cave estimated to be 500,000 years old and is the largest limestone cave and second-largest cave in Pennsylvania
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Personalized service, great course conditions, and excellent amenities creates the complete professional golf experience.
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Experience limestone corridors, stalagmites, stalactites, and more in America's only all-water cavern and wildlife park.
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A rural 230-acre tract features a reconstructed Revolutionary War stockade surrounding six log cabins.
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The largest marina in Pennsylvania offering rental fleet of fishing boats, ski pontoon boats and 18 houseboats
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Nestled on the side of Mount Nittany, this small, family-owned winery produces award-winning wines sold throughout the state.
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Offers a variety of winter and summer activities from skiing and snow tubing to golfing and go-karting!

Services

Services

Services

We offer excellent cardiovascular and weight equipment so you can stay in shape even when youre on the road. Nittany Lion Inn guests also have access to The Penn Stater facilities, which include a lap pool.

Golfers can perfect their game on our 4-hole putting green and two 18-hole golf courses.

Fax and copy services available.

Complimentary airport transportation. Validated parking in the garage; nearby car rental.

Five museums, two performing arts theaters are located on campus.

Includes plenty of Penn State memorabilia.

We can handle every detail of your event, working with you to create the ideal gathering. We will plan all aspects of your groups stay, including airport transportation, special dietary requirements, group accommodations at Penn State and more.

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA offers full audio visual capabilities, internet connectivity in a majority of meeting and guest rooms plus teleconferencing.
Technology

All slide projectors have universal trays, which make it easier if presenters bring in a tray of slides.

Multiple input devices that enable you to mix microphones and audio sources and send those signals to a single sound system.

All computers are provided and must be ordered through Management Development. Mostly Dell laptops and 2 MAC laptops.

Normally used for conference calls that require up to 3 parties at one time on the phone. Some models have extra speakers to be placed around room.

A high-speed internet connection that uses an Ethernet card in your computer to establish a connection. Normally uses IP addresses or DHCP to connect.

Our best video camera that works nicely in the larger rooms and provides high quality videos.

Used by many presenters to display a transparency for their presentation.

We use a Polycom 4000 unit which runs over ISDN lines, high speed data lines, or IP lines. One unit is portable, having a camera mounted on a 32" colored TV.

Similar to a DJ type of set up. Uses a Crown Amplifier and JBL speakers. Usually used for music and more upscale sound events.

Access to high-tech Penn State facilities, including videoconferencing.



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