Enjoy a convenient location and free parking at our hotel in State College

Whether you're here for business or leisure, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, State College (Penn State Area), PA provides an ideal location for your adventures in Happy Valley. Our hotel is a two-minute drive from both downtown State College and the main campus of Penn State, so you can easily visit local restaurants, shops, and businesses or enjoy the university’s sporting events and cultural offerings. If you’re flying into the area, we’re just six miles from University Park Airport (SCE).

During your downtime at the hotel, relax at our beautiful indoor pool or work out in the fitness center. You can also walk, jog, or ride on the scenic bike path a few yards from the hotel. Start your mornings at our free, hot breakfast, where you can plan your day’s agenda using our free Wi-Fi. Need a ride? Our complimentary shuttle runs on demand and can take you anywhere in town. If you drove into the area, park your vehicle for free in our ample parking lot and refuel at the next-door gas station. For EV owners, we have Tesla HPWC and J1772-equipped electric chargers available on site.

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America's Website Photography[US] - 2021 Hospitality Excellence Award

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Travelers’ Choice Award

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America's Website Photography[US] - Travelers Choice 2021

Travelers’ Choice Award

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Unwind in comfortable rooms with amenities like free Wi-Fi and a fridge

Recharge in our quiet, spacious rooms, where you can stay as connected as you want with free Wi-Fi. Settle in to watch a favorite show on the flat-screen TV with premium channels and enjoy snacks you’ve stored in the fridge. For extra space, check out our suite options that include living areas and sleeper sofas.

King Bed

  •  372 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Choose this standard room with free Wi-Fi, a work desk, and coffee facilities for your business travels. 

2 Queen Beds

  •  324 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Your group can keep chilled drinks and snacks on hand thanks to this standard room’s fridge. 

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  396 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Enjoy a spacious living area with a sleeper sofa in these comfortable open-concept suites. 

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  396 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
In town for a relaxing getaway? Look forward to a restorative soak in this suite’s two-person whirlpool. 

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  444 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
During your business or leisure trip, take time to recharge in this suite’s separate living room.

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  •  444 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 6 adults
A great choice for group travel, this one-bedroom suite offers extra sleeping options and a second TV. 

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  •  775 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Feel at home on a longer visit thanks to the dining area and wet bar in this extra-large one-bedroom suite. 
Our 880-square-foot conference space can accommodate up to 70 guests or be divided for smaller gatherings. If you're planning a catered meal, reserve our breakfast room for ease in setup. Along with a 130-inch screen and surround sound system, we offer free Wi-Fi and personalized assistance from our dedicated team.


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Our prime location near Penn State makes it easy to cheer on the Nittany Lions football team at Beaver Stadium or attend a variety of other sports events. Plan a campus tour with your prospective student or visit the university’s famous Palmer Museum, which features over 10,000 multicultural works. Looking for outdoor adventure? You can spend a day boating, fishing, or hiking at nearby parks and preserves, including the Arboretum at Penn State and Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, which is right next to the hotel. Don’t miss these standouts while you’re here:

Beaver Stadium

1.23 mi / 1.97 km from the hotel
Show up early for tailgating before the Penn State Nittany Lions hit the field at Beaver Stadium. Boasting more than 100,000 seats, this expansive facility is the second-largest stadium in the western hemisphere.

Discovery Space

2.65 mi / 4.27 km from the hotel
Kids are encouraged to play, explore, and experiment at this science center filled with more than 45 interactive exhibits.

Historic Penn's Cave and Wildlife Park

12.55 mi / 20.19 km from the hotel
View stalactites and stalagmites up close as you take a boat tour through these mysterious caverns. You can also pan for gemstones or try to find your way out of the Miner's Maze.

Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

1.03 mi / 1.67 km from the hotel
Join baseball fans to cheer on the Nittany Lions at this 5,406-seat ballpark.

Penn State

1.87 mi / 3 km from the hotel
Visit the main campus of Penn State, a premier public research university with one of the highest enrollments in the US. Grab some ice cream from Berkey Creamery before touring the arboretum, the art galleries, or one of the six museums.

Pennsylvania Military Museum

2.84 mi / 4.57 km from the hotel
Tracing the state’s military history from 1747 to the present, this museum spotlights topics like tactics, logistics, and sea or air power as well as soldiers’ daily lives. Educational events abound, so make sure to check what’s on before you visit.
1357 E College Avenue, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, United States

Near the Route 322 bypass, our hotel is located just a few minutes from Penn State campus and downtown State College. Guests traveling on I-99 can reach us in 10 minutes, and we’re just six miles from flights into University Park Airport (SCE).

From 322 E/I-99 N

By car:

Follow I-99 N to PA-26 in College Township. Take the PA 26 Exit. Turn right onto PA-26 S. The hotel is on the right.

From 322 W/I-99 S

By car:

Follow US-322 E. Take a left onto PA-26 S. The hotel is on the right.