125 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
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About Us

Congratulations on Your Engagement!

Planning a wedding is an exciting, fun and very rewarding endeavor which can reflect the individual taste & personality of even the most discerning bride & groom.  Thank you so much for considering The Atherton Hotel for your reception.  We offer overnight accommodations for your guests, banquet rooms for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and morning- after breakfasts, and our timelessly elegant Regency Ballroom for wedding ceremonies and receptions.  Our wedding specialists will assist you in planning a wonderful, unforgettable wedding day.

We have many different packages to fit your taste, style and budget.  The Atherton Hotel is a boutique hotel- we are locally owned and are very flexible.  Our packages can be modified to be exactly what you want.  Don’t see what you want?  Just ask!  Please visit us on-line at www.athertonhotel.net to view all of our packages and menu options.  Ask about of Friday & Sunday (non-event) special pricing to stretch your wedding budget!

Our Wedding Packages Include:

Banquet Room Rental (Including Our Ivory Linens, China, Glass & Silverware)

Cake Cutting and Service

Dance Floor & DJ Table(s)

Overnight Accommodations for the Bride & Groom on the Night of the Reception

A Gift Certificate for a Complementary Weekend in a suite on your 1st Anniversary


Also Available:

Room Blocks for Out of Town Guests

Children’s Meals & Special Dietary Meals


Please know you are in good hands!  As Banquet Manager & Wedding Coordinator of the Atherton Hotel, I will personally assist you from start to finish.  Our management team has years of experience, assisting hundred of brides in their planning of a unique, special, and exceptional day.  Over the last 25 years, the Atherton Hotel has been recognized as one of the leading venues in Central PA for planning weddings. 

Once you have reserved a date with The Atherton Hotel, we will prepare a wedding tasting so that you can sample entrees.   We will work with you to plan your meal, your timeline, and to organize every aspect of your reception.  Our staff will be available to assist you on your reception day, and will be on hand to help decorate, and make sure everything is exactly as you envisioned.  We are honored to be a part of your wedding day and will personally treat each wedding with the attention and care it deserves. 

If you have any questions or want to check available dates, I welcome your call or e-mail anytime.  I will be happy to give you a tour of our beautiful property.  Thank you again for your consideration and good luck with your planning!


Languages Spoken
Guest Capacity
Up to 300
Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 300
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 300
Onsite Venue Services
Ceremony SiteFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesNumber of Events at a TimeOnsite CateringOnsite Overnight AccommodationsOnsite ParkingOnsite Wedding CoordinationWedding Planner
Venue Style
Venue Type
Banquet HallEvent CenterHotel/ResortRestaurant