Lion Country Lodging
Welcome to Lion Country Lodging and the Central PA Region. We offer a diverse host of properties, hotels and services in State College.
Lion Country Lodging
Our properties vary in services and amenities as we cater to the needs of our diverse guests. We have full-service locations with in-house food #038; beverage facilities, and limited service properties featuring adjacent dining opportunities.
Lion Country Lodging
Many of our properties feature conference and meeting facilities, while others are known for wedding receptions. All properties are known for quality, exceptional service and value.
Lion Country Lodging
We have added links and opportunities for you to learn more about what’s going on in State College, (Happy Valley), specials at our hotels and access to the individual hotel reservation services.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Central Pennsylvania Builders Association will be holding their 28th Annual Home Show March 9-11 at the Bryce Jordan Center. Learn about remodeling, meet builders, and get some great ideas for redecorating your home. Lion Country Lodging has multiple hotels in the downtown State College area, so stay with us and enjoy the Home Show!
Here’s a look at last year’s winners of the 2011 Home Show Awards.
Best In Show: Remodeler's Workshop
Exhibitors' Choice: Scott's Landscaping, Inc.
Chairman's Award: Triangle Building Supply
President's Award: Envinity, Inc.
Best 10 x 10, Arena: C & C Smith Lumber Company
Best 10 x 10, Concourse: Lewistown Cabinet Center
Best 10 x 20, Arena: Nittany Geothermal
Best 10 x 20, Concourse: Boyer Refrigeration
Best 10 x 30: State Amusement Billiards and Darts
Best 10 x 40 Plus: Clearwater Swimming Pools
Lion Country Lodging has multiple hotels in the downtown State College area, so stay with us and enjoy the Home Show!
Saturday, February 25, 2012
A story of generosity came out of Happy Valley last week involving men’s basketball Head Coach Pat Chambers. When the team scores 70 points or more at a home game, students with a ticket stub receive a free Big Mac. In a show of good sportsmanship, Coach Chambers had his team hold the ball with a 67-51 lead against Nebraska as time expired. Fans made it obvious they wanted 3 points and free Big Macs.
Coach Chambers went on Twitter the next day and offered free Big Macs for the first 200 fans to show up to McDonalds. Chambers kept his word and handed out the burgers himself! The top two scorers in the Big Ten will battle tonight in the BJC as Tim Frasier and the Nittany Lions take on John Shurna and Northwestern, so come to Happy Valley and support a good sportsman, a good guy, and a fun team! Follow this link to watch video of Coach Chambers working behind the counter of McDonald’s!
Sunday, February 19, 2012
The Quality Inn hotel is only blocks away from Penn State University (PSU) on Atherton Street. Area attractions like Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium and the Palmer Museum of Art are within minutes of this State College, PA hotel.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the rolling hills of Pennsylvania with numerous outdoor activities in Centre County. A number of entertainment venues and shopping centers are close by like the Nittany Mall. Many restaurants, specialty eateries, coffee shops and cocktail lounges can also be found within walking distance to the hotel.
Visit Lion Country Lodging’s website and make your reservations online for the Quality Inn State College.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
The smash-hit musical American Idiot, based on Green Day’s Grammy-winning multiplatinum album, tells the story of three lifelong friends forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. The touring Broadway musical makes its Penn State debut with two performances at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 28 and 29, in Eisenhower Auditorium.
Featuring the hit songs “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “21 Guns,” “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” “Holiday” and the blockbuster title track, American Idiot takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. With direction by Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), choreography by Steven Hoggett (Black Watch) and orchestrations and arrangements by Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), the result is an experience Charles Isherwood ofThe New York Times declared “thrilling, emotionally charged and as moving as any Broadway musical I’ve seen this year!”
Visit Happy Valley to experience a musical like no other, and stay with Lion Country Lodging!
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Blue-White Weekend is quickly approaching with the annual spring football game scheduled for April 21. The Blue-White festivities last all weekend with live music, fireworks, and more. This will be the first chance to see new Head Coach Bill O’Brien in action as he leads the squad in their annual scrimmage.
Admission to the game is free so bring the whole family. Meet and greet your favorite players at the annual autograph session before the game. Enjoy the parade, fireworks, and other family-friendly events throughout the weekend. We have multiple hotels minutes from downtown State College and Beaver Stadium. Stay with us and enjoy football in the spring.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
The Hilton Garden Inn State College hotel is just a half mile from Beaver Stadium, Lubrano Park/Medlar Field Baseball Stadium and The Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State University campus and downtown State College with its specialty shops, theater and popular restaurants is just one mile north.
Our traditional rooms are warm and inviting, yet equipped with the latest in technology and comfort. The Garden Sleep System provides the perfect balance between comfort and support. The ergonomic Mira Chair by Herman Miller is good for the back and better for work. There is also a microwave, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker, along with a king size bed or two queen beds, a lounge chair and ottoman.
The special work area has an ergonomic chair, two telephones with data port and voice mail, electronic outlets and complimentary high speed internet, allowing you to get the job done. Each guest room is also equipped with an iron and ironing board, and an alarm clock with MP3 jack. The bathroom has a beautiful granite vanity, curved shower rod and hair dryer. These deluxe accommodations and our friendly service are guaranteed to please the busy executive or leisure traveler.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Does the winter have you missing baseball? Get a taste of summer and baseball at SpikesFest 2012. The State College Spikes annual fan festival will be held on Sunday, February 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility, located adjacent to the Bryce Jordan Center. Parking and admission are free.
Now in its sixth year as the State College area's premier winter family activity, SpikesFest is a giant indoor baseball carnival designed to simulate the experience of fun ballpark activities during the heart of winter. The event will feature free autograph sessions, inflatable games, kids activities, video games, appearances by players and mascots, performances by local entertainment groups, unique experiences, door prizes, ticket specials, and much more.
Come to State College and meet the Pittsburgh Pirates of tomorrow. Make reservations with Lion Country Lodging today.