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Nittany Budget Motel

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds | Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Nittany Budget Motel

Nittany Budget Motel

2.0 star property
Mountain motel with restaurant, near Pennsylvania State University

8,2/10 Very good

408 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bathtub
2070 Cato Avenue, State College, PA, 16801

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Pennsylvania State University - 32 min walk

Getting around

  • State College, PA (SCE-University Park) - 17 min drive
  • Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County) - 70 min drive


  • Lupita's Authentic Mexican Food - 4 min walk
  • The Naked Egg Café - 3 min drive
  • Margarita's Pizzeria and Italian Cuisine - 5 min drive
  • Green Bowl - 6 min drive
  • Saint's Cafe - 6 min drive

About this property

Nittany Budget Motel

Nittany Budget Motel puts you just a 5-minute drive from Pennsylvania State University. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and breakfast.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (17 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 5.30 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Nittany Budget Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Nittany Budget Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Nittany Budget Motel?
As of 02 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Nittany Budget Motel on 29 December 2022 start from R1 466, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Nittany Budget Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Nittany Budget Motel?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 5.30 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Nittany Budget Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Nittany Budget Motel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Nittany Budget Motel and nearby?
During the winter, enjoy nearby recreation like downhill skiing and snowboarding, and return when the snow melts for hiking and horseback riding. Additional recreation nearby includes hunting.
Are there restaurants at or near Nittany Budget Motel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Lupita's Authentic Mexican Food (4-min walk), The Naked Egg Café (2 mi), and Faccia Luna (2.8 mi).

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Okay… not bad, not good, but okay!!!
1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice quiet place to stay. Lots of parking but still close to things.
Wayne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great value
Great for the price and location
aubrey, 1-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

The office was a beer take out and everything was downhill from that
william, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best motel EVER
We travel overnight several times a year. I wish I could take this place with us! If you go to Penn State to visit, don’t waste your money anywhere else! For about $60, Nitanny Budget Motel is absolutely perfect. Best motel EVER
christopher, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very good ,,
Stay was good,, breakfast brought to your room,,
Anthony, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The motel was in a safe, quiet area and the stay was a great value overall.
Michael, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We stayed here because the reviews were really good. The room was excellent, the area is absolutely beautiful. What a great experience!!
Joel, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

SEMYON, 5-night trip
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