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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

  • 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

Take advantage of the savings and fun with these 2 package deals available at the best western plus university park inn & suites in State College.

Fun & Entertainment Packages

Experience the Mountains Package 1 Night

Join us at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites for our Experience the Mountains Package. This package includes a guided hike through Allegheny Outdoor Institute. The Allegheny Outdoor Institute will provide the guided hike for 1-3 persons tailored to your ability and skill level. A cooler of snacks is also included for your hiking experience.

Reserve Package

Kayaking Excursion 1 Night

This package includes two $10.00 USD off coupons on a kayak or canoe from Tussey Mountain Outfitters and a cooler of snacks to take with you while you travel down Bald Eagle and Spring Creek.

Reserve Package

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

University Park Airport

The Happy Valley area of Central Pennsylvania 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. Before your flight, relax in the terminal or grab a snack from the cafe. Stay close to the airport in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in Pennsylvania.

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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bellefonte
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Boalsburg
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Centre Hall
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Pine Grove Mills
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Milesburg
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Port Matilda
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Howard
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Spruce Creek
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Millheim
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Snow Shoe
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Phillipsburg
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Huntingdon
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Lock Haven
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Warriors Mark
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Lewistown
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Clearfield
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Altoona
  • 100 mile(s) from Harrisburg
  • 135 mile(s) from Pittsburgh
  • 175 mile(s) from Baltimore, MD
  • 175 mile(s) from Allentown
  • 225 mile(s) from Philadelphia
  • 235 mile(s) from New York City, NY
  • 0.10 mile(s) from AAA, State College Office
  • 0.10 mile(s) from PSEA, PA State Education Association
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Rockview State Prison, State Correctional Institution
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Mount Nittany Medical Center, Hospital
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Centre Chemical
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Centre Daily Times, newspaper
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Arris Corporation
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Raytheon
  • 5.00 mile(s) from G.O. Hawbaker, Pleasant Gap
  • 6.00 mile(s) from AccuWeather
  • 6.00 mile(s) from American Philatelic
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Centre County Courthouse, Bellefonte Courthouse for all of Centre County
  • 8.00 mile(s) from General Dynamics
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Nittany Chem Dry
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Minitab
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Kimball & Associates
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Village at Penn State
  • 3.00 mile(s) from PSU, Penn State University
  • 4.00 mile(s) from CPI Tech School
  • 5.00 mile(s) from South Hills Business School

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, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Dino's Pizza, fast food, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, great pizza, in the Nittany Mall
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Olde New York, deli, Bavarian, open for: lunch, dinner, full bar available
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Long John Silvers, fast food, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Damon's Bar and Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, featuring world famous barbeque
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Legends Pub, pub, American, open for: lunch, dinner, located in the Penn State Conference Center
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Red Horse Tavern, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Jim's Italian Cuisine, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Gamble Mill Tavern, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, fine dining, local art on display
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Fuji and Jade, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, Chinese menu, sushi
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bonfatto's, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Kelly's, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner, great seafood too.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bellefonte Wok, fast food, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, 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, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Mad Mex, full service, Tex-Mex, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Zola New World Bistro, full service, Continental, open for: dinner
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Perkins, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 15.00 mile(s) from American Alehouse, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, full service, Seafood, 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:

May 2014

May 1 - September 30, 2014
Super 322 Drive-In

Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from May through September, this drive in located in US Route 322 between Clearfield and Philipsburg brings nostalgia back in a big way. Show schedules vary according to sundown and a full concession stand services the audience.

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