Property Portfolio

Lion Country Lodging

Known for marketing purposes as Lion Country Lodging, Hospitality Asset Management is proud of all its special properties and operations.

Hilton Garden Inn

State College, PA

HAMCO developed the feasibility of this project in 2000 by recognizing the need in a lodging market mix, building 103 guest rooms, restaurant and meeting space, and managing the operations since opening in 2002. HAMCO has received the “Highest Guest Satisfaction” recognition from Hilton.

Days Inn Penn State

State College, PA

Named by Wyndham Hotel Group as the 2016 and 2017 Days Inn Brand Hotel of the Year, as well as the 2017 Global Hotel of the Year within the Wyndham Economy Segment encompassing over 8,000 hotels. (Click here to see press releases.) Days Inn Penn State is a full-service high-rise in downtown State College that features 185 upscale guest rooms, conference facilities for 500 and a three-story central atrium. This Chairman’s Award-winning property consistently outperforms its competitive set. Mark Morath, HAMCO’s President, has personally been associated with this highly successful hotel since 1989 and has supervised millions of dollars in renovations and upgrades.

Carnegie Inn & Spa

State College, PA

Upon a shift in ownership, HAMCO was invited to consult and thereafter manage the 20 guest room boutique hotel and upscale restaurant overlooking the 17th green of the world-class golf course. This AAA Four Diamond Award property for superior lodging and fine dining has expanded its operations to include an exclusive spa. The property has also been accepted into the prestigious Ascend Hotel Collection.

Quality Inn

State College, PA

The property features 97 guest rooms, atrium style complimentary breakfast area, fitness center, 1,000 square feet of meeting space, Enterprise Rent-A-Car on site and is located across from to the famous State College Waffle Shop. Choice Hotels International has recognized this Quality Inn with the prestigious Platinum Award for superior accommodations and guest services. Originally developed as an Accor hotel in 1998, this property was converted to a Quality Inn in 2009. The property has also earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Super 8

State College, PA

This Wyndham Worldwide property features 141 guest rooms, 1,000 square feet of meeting space, fitness center, and an expanded continental breakfast area. Conveniently located with an IHOP Restaurant and Brewsky’s Bottle Shop on site. HAMCO designed and managed the hotel’s extensive renovation, completed in 2018, which created an extraordinary transformation within the property.

Comfort Suites

Downtown Carlisle, PA

Located in historic Downtown Carlisle, this 105 well-appointed, full service, all-suite hotel includes six Jacuzzi suites and joined the HAMCO family at the beginning of 2014. The property and its 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion restaurant continues to impress as they repeatedly earned the TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence. HAMCO has successfully managed the hotel operations and been responsible for the property-wide $2.5 million dollars in renovations.

Comfort Inn

Carlisle, PA

Recently teamed with a landowner and construction firm, HAMCO developed an 86 room Choice International Hotel Prototype Comfort Inn; Pennsylvania’s first of its kind and a Gold Award winning location. HAMCO provides the day to day operational management. The property features wireless internet, fitness facilities, meeting space, business center, indoor pool and complimentary guest breakfast bar. Located at the crossroads of America, the intersection of the PA Turnpike and Interstate 81.

Hilton Garden Inn at IUP

Indiana, PA

Located on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania next to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. The Indiana community has overwhelmingly welcomed this new first-class hotel and restaurant.  The Hilton Garden Inn at IUP is a place of quality and consistency for banquet, meeting and gathering events. Business travelers, alumni, and parents of existing students all consider the Hilton Garden Inn at IUP their home away from home and enjoy the CH Fields lounge and restaurant when visiting campus or while attending events at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Wingate by Wyndham

Altoona, PA

Wingate by Wyndham Downtown/Medical Center, Altoona hotel is located off I-99 in downtown Altoona near Penn State Altoona. Wingate hotel offers close proximity to historic Mishler Theatre, UPMC Altoona, dynamic downtown and area businesses such as Boyer Candy, Benzel Food Distributors, and Sheetz’ US headquarters.

Microtel Inn & Suites

Altoona, PA

Microtel Inn & Suites Altoona is close to Railroaders' Memorial Museum, Lakemont Park, and Horseshoe Curve. Take advantage of their economic and friendly service. The easy access to I-99 makes this hotel the perfect convenient stop on your way to Penn State.

Gigi's Southern Table

State College, PA

This award-winning restaurant prides itself on a superior customer service experience and locally sourced menu. A southern influence is present in many of Gigi’s Southern Table menu items and the restaurant also features an extensive wine collection, whiskey offerings, and craft beers. The interior offers three distinctly different areas for dining, socializing and entertainment. The back porch area is the “place to be seen” in the summer months with extensive seating and beautiful fire pit.

1794 The Whiskey Rebellion

Carlisle, PA

Located on the premises of the Comfort Suites Hotel in historic downtown Carlisle, PA, this gem of a restaurant was voted “Best of Carlisle.” and is the #1 restaurant in the Carlisle area on TripAdvisor. Step back in time and step up your expectations at 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion Restaurant which pays tribute to President George Washington’s visit to Carlisle in October of 1794 on his way to squelch the whiskey rebellion in Western Pennsylvania.

CH Fields Craft Kitchen

Indiana, PA

CH Fields Craft Kitchen, planted within the newly designed award-winning Hilton Garden Inn, believes in real food, grown and harvested by the good folks in the community who take care of their land for future generations. They believe in whole, natural flavors and offer deceptively simple modern American cooking in the heart of Indiana. Surround yourself with good friends and the ambiance of Hilton Garden Inn as you enter the gracious lobby and dining venue. CH Fields serves as an ideal location for a stress-free lunch, casual weekday dinner or simply a gathering place for cocktails with friends.

Brewsky's Retail Shops

State College, PA

HAMCO developed 4 locations throughout State College as retail beverage stores. These strategic locations are not only convenient but have been developed to enhance the offerings integrated at some of our hotel properties. This multi-million dollar enterprise primarily sells beer and snacks to go featuring an extensive selection of regional and national craft beers, an array of international beers and locally crafted beer.

Nittany Budget Motel

State College, PA

A perfect small motel with uncomplicated service, this property boasts of 23 business efficiency guestrooms, a Brewsky’s Bottle Shop, and a trendy southern style restaurant and lounge, Gigi’s Southern Table. Continental breakfast is included and delivered to each room. The Nittany Budget Motel consistently receives accolades for quality and service.

Affiliates

HAMCO has negotiated several joint ventures and continues to supervise various food and beverage operations including Harrison’s Wine Grill & Catering, Mad Mex, Chrome Lounge, and other specialty restaurants.

Harrison's Wine Grill & Catering

Mad Mex Restaurant

Chrome Lounge

ESSpa Kozmetika

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Lion County Lodging serves as the marketing umbrella to all HAMCO properties.

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240 Pugh St., Suite A
State College, PA 16801