Make Your Next Downtown State College Stay a Historical One

Scholar Hotel State College

Modern Luxury in a Timeless Setting

Scholar Hotel State College is located inside The Glennland Building, which was built in 1933 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The interiors and Hotel Lobby honor the history of the building. After extensive renovations, our newly purposed property has been designed for extended stay hotel needs. Located in the heart of downtown, we are within walking distance of Penn State Main Campus and just minutes from Beaver Stadium.

Scholar Hotel State College
Scholar Hotel State College

The Perfect Room for Any Stay

Whether you’re here for a night, a weekend, or longer, we’ve got the room for you. Our standard hotel rooms provide plush bedding, a large work area, and free wireless high-speed internet, while our extended stay rooms and suites give you all of that plus a refrigerator, dishwasher, cooktop or oven, microwave, and spacious cabinets.

Scholar Hotel State College
Scholar Hotel State College

Work Hard, Play Hard

Keep your workout routine just as you’d like at the 24/7 Gym within Scholar Hotel State College. Even though you’re away from home, you’ll find fitness equipment such as cardio equipment, weight machines, free weights, and more for your convenient use 24 hours a day.

Scholar Hotel State College
Scholar Hotel State College

Not Your Average Lobby

Everything you might need, just steps from your guest room. Need to check email or print out a boarding pass? Visit our 24/7 Business Center, featuring a computer work station with Internet and email access, as well as printing and copying services. And if you just need a snack on the go or you left something off of your packing list, our always-open Marketplace has what you need when you need it.

Scholar Hotel State College

A New Standard in Hotel Cleanliness

As part of the Tapestry Collection of Hilton Hotels, we participate in the Hilton CleanStay program. Designed in conjunction with the Mayo Clinic and RB, the maker of Lysol and Dettol, Hilton CleanStay builds upon the already high standards of housekeeping and hygiene at Hilton properties worldwide, where hospital-grade cleaning products and upgraded protocols are already in use. The goal of Hilton CleanStay is to provide guests with assurance and peace of mind when they stay at any of Hilton’s more than 6,100 properties representing 18 brands.

Scholar State College Extended Stay Room

Extended Stays with Apartment Amenities – No Roommate Required

If your travels are bringing you on an extended stay to State College, Scholar Hotel State College is the perfect location! We offer standard rooms with kitchenettes and 2-room suites with full kitchens, along with all the amenities you want! Free high-speed WiFi, weekly housekeeping service, cable TV and streaming web TV, along with access to our bistro, business center, and 24/7 fitness room. All of this just minutes from Penn State University and everything else Happy Valley has to offer. Click here to check rates and availability, or call us at 814-778-0300 for more information!

Scholar State College Extended Stay Room
Social Bistro at Scholar Hotel State College


Located on our lobby level, Social Food + Drink is open Tuesday through Saturday for dinner. Our bistro-style restaurant offers a full-service bar with a variety of specialty cocktails and small plated menu items.
Social isn’t just a name, it’s a state of being. Whether you’re a hotel guest or a local, it’s the perfect spot to unwind with friends or co-workers. Grab a drink, enjoy a small bite, and enjoy the view of downtown State College.

Dinner Menu   |   Cocktail Selections

Meetings & Events

Our meeting room is one of the premier locations in State College for your next meeting or event. With 1,300 square feet of space that can accommodate up to 84 people, let us help bring your vision to life. Our team of talented event coordinators will assist you with all of the detail, from audio-visual equipment and room set-up, to choosing the perfect catering menu. Combine that with our nearby parking and newly renovated guest rooms, and you’ve got a package that insures your guests will have an experience they won’t soon forget.

Scholar Hotel State College

Local Attractions

Centrally located in downtown State College, PA, just one block from Penn State University, Scholar Hotel State College puts you in prime position to experience the local fanfare and culture. Catch the Nittany Lions score a touchdown at Beaver Stadium. See your favorite band perform at Bryce Jordan Center, or tour the beautiful Penn State campus. Enjoy outdoor adventure with a hike at Mount Nittany or tee off at Penn State’s off campus golf courses. The possibilities are endless.

Area highlights include: The Arboretum at Penn State, Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Centre County Historical Society, Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, Douglas Albert Gallery, Mount Nittany, Palmer Museum of Art, Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State All-Sports Museum, Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park, Pennsylvania State University, Stone Valley Recreation Area, and Toftrees Golf Club.

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Getting Here

Scholar Hotel State College

The Glennland Building, 205 East Beaver Avenue, State College, PA 16801

Phone: 814-778-0300 | Fax: 814-778-0315

Check-in Time: 3:00 P.M. | Check-out Time: 12:00 P.M.