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Pittsburgh’s Best Independent Stays

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People are coming to Pittsburgh for a look at one of America’s most interesting cities, so whether you’re visiting after snagging that fantastic deal on a flight to Pittsburgh or driving through, you’re going to want a nice place to stay. In this guide, you’ll find all sorts of places from the airport to downtown Steel City. Let’s take a look at Pittsburgh’s best independent stays in no particular order.

Pittsburgh’s Best Independent Stays

Photo by Jessie Lewis via This post on Pittsburgh is a part of our series on Pennsylvania travel and USA travel. It was originally created on January 13, 2016. It has been maintained and updated (as of December 14, 2018) to reflect current viewpoints and travel trends.

Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport

Many people have stayed at Hyatt Regency thanks to its proximity to Pittsburgh International Airport. It’s walking distance from the terminal and has a gym for travelers who’d like to burn all that stored energy. It overlooks the hotel hot tub and swimming area where visitors can spend the rest of the day relaxing before or after that flight. With 336 Suites starting at $111, you won’t find any better Pittsburgh hotel near the airport.

Omni William Penn Hotel

Stay at Omni William Penn Hotel and enjoy the traditional vibes that surround this wonderful building. Grab a cup of joe at the on-site Starbucks before venturing out downtown or to the nearby cultural district. There are 597 rooms available, but the $142 price tag will definitely make you feel at home. Omni William Penn is pet-friendly and even has a tennis court for guests in need of some exercise.

Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel

Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel feels more like you’re staying in a Pittsburgh apartment. Long-term visitors will certainly enjoy this pet-friendly hotel that offers a kitchenette to guests. It’s very close to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and not far from Carnegie Mellon University. Rooms start at $122 and since there are only 106 of them, you should book in advance to take advantage of this Pittsburgh steal!

Sunnyledge Boutique Hotel & Tea Room

Looking for a romantic boutique hotel in Pittsburgh? Sunnyledge Boutique Hotel & Tea Room is your answer, making guests feel close to home with eight rooms on site. Starting at $275, it’s also close to Carnegie Mellon University and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Guests can venture out to the nearby hits but at night, the hotel Martini Bar is going to top off a perfect evening in the city.

The Priory Hotel

The Priory Hotel is one of the best Pittsburgh hotels near PNC Park and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. People come to this historic building for all sorts of purposes whether it’s for vacation or even to have their wedding reception. People rave about the European Style Breakfast Buffet at the Priory Hotel every morning. Act quickly and book one of its 42 Rooms starting at $135!

Our Thoughts and Yours, Too!

Are you ready to book one of these awesome independent stays in Pittsburgh? I’m sure you’ll enjoy staying in the City of Bridges, but just want to remind you that among many things, it’s a city of nicknames so be sure to bone up on them. Otherwise, grab your camera and prepare for an excellent stay in Pittsburgh!

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