Hotel & Travel

The MacAdmins Conference will be held at the beautiful Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pennsylvania. We have arranged a large block of hotel rooms at each of the hotels below at a substantial discount for attendees and speakers.

Please be aware that there is limited capacity for the group code rooms. If there are no more rooms available with the group code at both of the hotels listed below, please try to reserve your room without applying the group code. If that ends up with no rooms available then please contact us.

Hotels

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
814-863-5000
Group code rate (sent via email after registering): TBA
Check-in at 3pm, check-out is at Noon.
Reservation cancellations within 24 hours will be charged 1 night stay.
http://www.thepennstaterhotel.psu.edu/

The Nittany Lion Inn
200 West Park Avenue
State College, PA 16803
814-865-8500
Group code rate (sent via email after registering): TBA
Check-in at 3pm, check-out is at Noon.
Reservation cancellations within 24 hours will be charged 1 night stay.
http://www.nittanylioninn.psu.edu/

Courtyard Marriott
1730 University Drive
State College, PA 16801
1-800-MARRIOTT (627-7468)
Group code rate (sent via email after registering): TBA
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/scecy-courtyard-state-college/

Hilton Gardens
1221 E. College Ave
State College, PA 16801
(814)-272-1221
Group code rate (sent via email after registering): TBA
Check-in at 3pm, check-out is at Noon.
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/

There are many other hotel accommodations available around Penn State. Please refer to the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau for a list of accommodations at: http://www.visitpennstate.org/accommodations/

If you end up getting a room at The Nittany Lion Inn they do offer a shuttle service that can take you to the Penn Stater Conference Center. Alternate conference hotels also often provide similar services.

Airport

Penn State has a regional airport located minutes away from campus, the University Park Airport.The airport code is SCE.

Information on taxi and rental service can be found at the University Park Airport’s Taxis and Shuttles or Car Rentals page.

The Penn Stater also offers a free shuttle from the airport to the conference hotel(s) and the surrounding area. If you would like to schedule a pickup from the airport, please contact the Penn Stater a few days in advance at 814-863-5000.

Driving Directions

The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel provides driving directions to the conference center on their site.

Parking

Parking at the conference center is free for all visitors.

Local Attractions

Traveling with your family, significant other, or kids?  There’s lots to see and do in the State College and Central PA area.

Centre Hall, PA is home to Penn’s Cave and Wildlife Park, featuring America’s only all-water cavern.  Visitors tour the the cave via guided boat tours.

DelGrosso’s Amusement Park and Waterpark, less than an hour from State College, features summer fun for kids of all ages.

Visit the Centre County & Penn State Visitors Center for more info on events, activities, and places of interest in the area.