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BEST WESTERN Plus University Park Inn & Suites

115 Premiere Drive, State College, PA 16801-7329
Phone: 814/234-8393   |   Fax: 814/234-8397   |   79 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites offers everything you are looking for when traveling to Happy Valley.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites is conveniently located near three major highways including I-99, I-80 and US-322. This hotel is the closest hotel to Bellefonte, also only three miles from Penn State University and the beautiful downtown State College.

If you are here for one of the major events State College offers, we are only two exits away from Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Mt. Nittany Medical Center and the brand new Pegula Ice Arena.

During your stay with the only Green Certified hotel in State College, you will feel welcome by the friendly, caring staff.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites offers 79 beautifully appointed guest rooms, each featuring stylish decor, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, microwave and refrigerator.

Also included is a complimentary hot breakfast with sausage, eggs, waffles and more! Guests at this State College hotel are also invited to take advantage of an array of upscale hotel amenities, from an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub to a 24-hour fitness center.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, including Eggs, Breakfast Meat, Breakfast Potatoes, Variety of Yogurt, Variety of Cold Cereal, Oatmeal, Fresh Fruit, Danishes, Muffins, Toast, Bagels, Belgian Waffles, Coffee, Hot Tea, Juice and Milk.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour, complimentary
  • Universal gym
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, coin operated
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television Cable TV
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities, our meeting room is great for business meetings,baby showers, graduation parties, birthdays and anything else you may need us for. In addition, we allow outside catering. You may choose from your favorite area vendor or allow us to cater.
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services, TDD Phone
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Dry cleaning, available, same day service available

BEST WESTERN Plus University Park Inn & Suites

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BEST WESTERN Plus University Park Inn & Suites

Conveniently located, the best western plus university park inn & suites in State College, Pennsylvania is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.839505  /  Latitude: -77.801645


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Points north. From Interstate 80 take Interstate 99 South to Shiloh Road (Exit 76). Go left at top of ramp onto Shiloh Road, take a left at first light onto Premiere Drive. The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn and Suites is on the right.

From: Points south. From the Pennsylvania Turnpike or points south take Interstate 99 North to Shiloh Road (Exit 76). Go right at top of ramp onto Shiloh Road, take a left at first light onto Premiere Drive. The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn and Suites is on the right.

From: The east. Take United States 322 West towards State College, exit at Pennsylvania 26 College Avenue. At the top of the ramp make a right onto College Avenue. At the second light (after passing Nittany Mall on right) make a left onto Shiloh Road. Take a right at first light onto Premiere Drive. The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn and Suites is on the right.

BEST WESTERN Plus University Park Inn & Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Penn State University

Pennsylvania Attractions

Penn State University

Established in 1855, Penn State University is one of the largest and most exceptional public colleges in Pennsylvania.

Travel to the central region of the state and visit State College, home of Penn State. You can embark on a campus tour, check out the area highlights, or enjoy some college sports action. 

Penn State has campuses across the state, but the flagship campus is found in State College. A major draw at Penn State is the athletics department. The Penn State Nittany Lions compete within the Big Ten Conference across a wide range of sports.

On your next visit, head to the Pegula Ice Arena for Nittany Lions hockey, Beaver Stadium for football, and the Bryce Jordan Center for basketball.

University Park Airport

The Happy Valley area of central Pennsylvania, south of the Pennsylvania Wilds, is not only home to Pennsylvania State University, but also a fine airport. The University Park Airport was established in the 1950s, on land that was leased from the university, north of State College.

In 1972, Penn State took over the management of the airport and its property. Throughout the years, the airport expanded with a terminal building, a general aviation hangar and renovations to the runway.

The fixed based operator located at the airport provides charter services, flight instruction, hangar rental space, a pilot's lounge, conference rooms, catering, aircraft maintenance, aircraft fuel and pilot supplies. Three commercial airlines provide commercial flights to Detroit, Wasshington-Dulles, and Philadelphia.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2 mile(s) from Penn State Arboretum, Beautiful outdoor botanical gardens-Free admission
  • 6 mile(s) from Amer. Philatelic Society, National society for postage stamp collectors.
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Beaver Stadium, Nations 2nd largest stadium-Home of the PSU Nittany Lions
  • 2 mile(s) from Bryce Jordan Center, Arena that hosts a number of events including music concerts, circuses and PSU Basketball
  • 2 mile(s) from Medlar Field, State College Spikes (minor league) Baseball Field
  • 4 mile(s) from Brookmere Winery & Vineyard, Special Wine tasting and sales.
  • 40 mile(s) from DelGrosso's Amusements, Hot rides and Cool Waterslides
  • 50 mile(s) from Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, Special reptile zoo and large scale animatronic dinosaur exhibit
  • 3 mile(s) from Penn State Creamery, Famous creamery
  • 6 mile(s) from Victorian Bellefonte, Old Victorian Bellefonte-Visit old Vicotorian homes in downtown Bellefonte
  • 6 mile(s) from Historic Boalsburg, Birthplace of Memorial Day
  • 6 mile(s) from Boalsburg Military Museum
  • 8 mile(s) from Grange Fair, Grange Fair in Centre Hall hosts a number of activities including the nations oldest tent fair.
  • 3 mile(s) from Discovery Space, Childrens Science Center
  • 10 mile(s) from Penn's Cave, America's only all water cavern. Wildlife tours also available.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Lakemont Park, 30 rides and atttractions and The Island Waterpark
  • 20 mile(s) from Lincoln Caverns, Caves
  • 12 mile(s) from Shaver's Creek, Environmental Center
  • 30 mile(s) from Camp Woodward, Famous Extreme Sports Camp
  • 15 mile(s) from Bald Eagle, State park-Swimming, kayaking, hiking and much more
  • 6 mile(s) from Tussey Mountain, Winter-Ski and Tubing Resort Summer-Mini Golf, Go Karts, Batting Cage
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Nittany Mall
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Downtown State College
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Shops at the Colonnade, Kohls, Target, Wegmans and more
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bellefonte, family owned shops, boutiques and more
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Boalsburg, boutiques, antique stores, crafts

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Penn State Blue Course
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Tussey Mountain Fun Center, mini golf, go karts, skiing, batting cage, driving range, skate park
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Rothrock State Park, boating, fishing, hiking
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bald Eagle State Park, Bald Eagle State Park and Sayers Dam-Beach, hiking, kayaking
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Talleyrand Park
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Shavers Creek, environmental center
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Black Moshannon State Par, hiking, beach, paddleboats
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Shaver's Creek
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Raystown Lake

Nearby Restaurants

  • There is a dining option to suit every palette within minutes of this hotel in State College.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Garfield's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, full bar and HDTV's. Located inside the Nittany Mall.
  • 5 mile(s) from Village Eatinghouse, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: breakfast, lunch
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Olde New York, bar/lounge, Bavarian, open for: lunch, dinner, local owned bar and local's favorite
  • 4 mile(s) from American Ale house & Grill, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, piano bar - Where the big kids play
  • 1 mile(s) from Dickey's Barbeque Pit, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering available. Kids eat free on Sundays. Free ice cream everyday.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Damon's Bar and Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, able to accommodate large groups.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Duffys Boalsburg Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, full service, cononial atmosphere
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Red Horse Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, local bar and grill
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Jim's Italian Cuisine, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, local Italian food
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Gamble Mill Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, historic Grist Mill. Lunch and dinner menu. Wine. Spectator award.
  • 6 mile(s) from Fuji and Jade, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, Chinese menu, sushi
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bonfatto's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, American bar and grill. Home of famous spice cream.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Kelly's Steak and Seafood, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner, great seafood too.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bellefonte Wok, bar/lounge, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 6 mile(s) from Olive GardenĀ®, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
  • 14.00 mile(s) from The Corner Room, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, downtown State College location across from Old Main - a Penn State tradition!
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Allen Street Grill, bar/lounge, International, open for: lunch, dinner, nightly entertainment, located above the Corner Room
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Chili's, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, serving fajitas, burgers, ribs, salads, margaritas, beer.
  • 5 mile(s) from Otto's Pub and Brewery, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, locally owned microbrewery/restaurant offering ales and lagers.
  • 5 mile(s) from Zola New World Bistro, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, fine dining restaurant, bar and lounge
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Perkins, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, in-house bakery, childrens/senior menu
  • 4 mile(s) from Jersey Mike's Subs, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fresh sliced submarine sandwiches and cheesesteaks.
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Red LobsterĀ®, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Quaker Steak and Lube, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN Plus University Park Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near State College. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

June 2016

June 23-25, 2016
19th Annual Penn's Woods Jeep Jamboree USA

A unique event that sees Jeep enthusiasts gather for several days of 4x4 exploration. This June, the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will host the event, and invite drivers to explore the far reaches of the Allegheny National Forest. Register today.

August 2016

August 13, 2016
2016 Lewisburg BrewBQUE

Enjoy a good old fashioned summer BBQ in downtown Lewisburg, as the city will host an afternoon of craft beer and wine tasting, live music, tasty BBQ, and more. Get your passes to reserve your spot today.

August 18-28, 2016
2016 Little League Baseball Championship

The world's best little sluggers come to South Williamsport for over a week's worth of championship tournament play. While you're in town, be sure to visit the World of Little League Museum for a little backstory. Check the schedule for game times.

September 2016

September 10, 2016
37th Annual Danville Fall Arts & Crafts Fair

Mill Street in downtown Danville is the place to be this September, as over 100 craft, food, and other vendors line the street for a full day of family-friendly thoroughfare. It all begins at 9 a.m.

October 2016

October 8, 2016
2016 Marilla Trail Race

Explore the beautiful Marilla Reservoir in Bradford while getting a little exercise. The 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. with a 10K to follow at 10 a.m. Stick around for the food, awards, and prices post-race. Register today!

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