Scholar Hotel Group, which specializes in hotels on or near college campuses, announced the opening of its newest property in State College, Pennsylvania, this month. Located in the heart of downtown and one block from the Pennsylvania State University, Scholar Hotel State College feature’s 72 extended-stay guestrooms, 1,250 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center, and a lobby marketplace. Scholar Hotel State College joins Hilton’s Tapestry Collection.
The hotel is located in the historic Glennland Building. Built in 1933, the building is on the National Register of Historic Places and, when originally constructed, contained the first and only indoor pool in Central Pennsylvania. The history of the building is honored throughout the interiors of the Scholar Hotel’s lobby. Scholar Hotel Group acquired the historic Glennland Building in 2019 and has completed extensive renovations on it.
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