Fall and winter looks delicious at The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater

Penn State's premier hotels, The Nittany Lion Inn on campus and The Penn Stater located in Innovation Park, are ready for your visit back to Happy Valley. With golf packages, wine events, Sunday brunches and events around the holidays, your visit back to Happy Valley just got more delicious!

Treat yourself to a steakhouse dinner  

When’s the last time you had an amazing steakhouse dinner? You can enjoy a sizzling, juicy premium steak cooked to perfection right here at The Dining Room. Our steaks are perfectly complemented with sauces and sides that aren't available on the regular menu, along with their award-winning wine list.

Take a midweek break with Winesday at Whiskers

Winesday starts every Wednesdays at 5 p.m. You can enjoy wine (along with perfectly-paired small plates) at a great price.

Winesday features the world-class wines that helped The Nittany Lion Inn earn the Wine Spectator “Best Of” Award of Excellence at great prices. You can choose from bottles like Domaine Bachelet-Ramonet Aligot from Bourgogne, France to Mirabello, Prosecco from Italy, all at a great price.

Enjoy award-winning wine and delicious food in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere!


Tour the world with a wine dinner

The Dining Room is the only restaurant in State College to hold the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for their extensive wine selection, and it shows with their lineup of special dining. First is the annual Eberle Wine Dinner, which sells out every year, featuring wine pioneer Gary Eberle. Bimonthly, they host Tastes of the World Wine Dinners. Each dinner is themed to a specific wine region and offers a personalized wine and dining experience that's one of a kind. Past destinations include Portugal, South Africa and Bordeaux, France. Find more details about the upcoming dinners at nittanylioninn.psu.edu.


Brunch in style this Sunday

The Penn Stater’s and Nittany Lion Inn's brunch buffets are award winning, and after one visit, you'll know why. At The Dining Room at The Nittany Lion Inn, enjoy a carving station, omelet station, fresh smoked salmon, and all your breakfast favorites. At The Gardens at The Penn Stater, you'll get a complimentary mimosa or champagne with breakfast dishes like scrambled eggs with pepperoni, tomato and fresh mozzarella cheese alongside their weekly featured items, an omelet station, Belgian waffles, salad bar, dessert table and much more. It's perfect for special events or small family meals. Reservations are recommended. Call The Dining Room at 814-865-8590 or The Gardens at The Penn Stater at 814-863-5090.


Enjoy the holidays at The Nittany Lion Inn


Enjoy breakfast with Santa

Ho Ho Ho! Santa Claus is coming to… The Nittany Lion Inn! Bring the family for breakfast with Santa on December 1 and 8. Enjoy a delicious start to your day, and take home a complimentary photo with our star guest, Santa. Save your space now – this event fills up fast. Call 814-865-8590 for more information and reservations.

Book a spare room for your holiday guests

Are you having company for the holidays and your house is bursting at the seams? The Nittany Lion Inn has a solution for that – send your guests their way. Your loved ones will feel comfortable and at home at The Inn, State College’s holiday centerpiece. They take pride in providing the best in customer service and will treat your guests to a delicious free breakfast at the Dining Room and send them on their way for the rest of their day. Contact a reservations specialist today at 800-233-7505 and you can check this off your holiday checklist!

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