Hotel Updates 2015-2018
Newly Developed Hotels
Rivers Casino Hotel
Rivers Casino hopes to break ground summer 2016 on a 214-room hotel to be located next to the Carnegie Science Center and connected to the casino.
Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh West Carson Street
A 150-room hotel is planned along West Carson Street, leading into the South Side neighborhood. A July 2017 completion date is set.
The former Salvation Army headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh will be converted into a Distrikt Hotel. This new boutique property is expected to be 186 rooms with a clean and contemporary look designed as a tribute to Pittsburgh and its neighborhoods. Set to open January 2017, amenities will include a living plant wall, zen rooftop garden and full-service restaurant.
Drury Inn & Suites Pittsburgh
Located in the former Federal Reserve Bank building, Downtown Pittsburgh, construction is set to begin in 2015 on a 180-room hotel, with a 2016 year-end completion date. The estimated $30 million project will mark Drury's entrance into the Pittsburgh market and modeled similarly to a Hampton Inn or Courtyard by Marriott.
A former New York Times style editor is planning to convert the historic Granite Building Downtown at Sixth Avenue and Wood Street into a 104-room boutique hotel with three bars and a brasserie-style restaurant. With the help of a $2.5 million state redevelopment assistance capital grant, the Pittsburgh native plans to open fall 2017.
Home2Suites Pittsburgh SouthSide
A 126-room Home2Suites is planned along East Carson Street in Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood, with an opening of August 2017.
Concord Hospitality will debut Pittsburgh's first AC Hotel in January 2018. The 131-room boutique "design hotel" will be upscale and urban-inspired, located next to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, along Smallman Street in the Strip District.
Even Hotel Pittsburgh
Core Realty, Inc. has plans to redevelop the fifth and sixth floors of the former Macy's building in downtown Pittsburgh into a 155-room hotel. Even Hotel, created by the InterContinental Hotels Group, will be a new brand in the city. Anticipated opening date is September 2017.
Comfort Inn & Suites Pittsburgh
A 100-room Comfort Inn is being planned for the North Side neighborhood, along East Carson Street. Anticipated opening date is March 2017.
Holiday Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
A Holiday Inn is planned along Fort Pitt Boulevard in Downtown Pittsburgh. This 100-room hotel is set to open July 2017.
The Andrew Hotel
An independent, five-star hotel is being planned along the Allegheny River in the Strip District neighborhood. The 120-room hotel will feature fine and casual dining and a rooftop lounge and spa. The anticipated opening date is set for first quarter 2018.
Residence Inn Pittsburgh/Oakland
A 144-suite Residence Inn is planned near the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University campuses in Oakland. No construction details have been set.
A new 108-room Hotel Indigo at Pittsburgh Technology Center is in the planning process. No construction details have been set.
Hyatt Centric Pittsburgh Oakland
A 10-story, 168-room Hotel Centric is proposed for the Oakland neighborhood, near the Pittsburgh Athletic Association. No construction details have been set.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
Embassy Suites has opened in downtown Pittsburgh. The hotel, a new design and concept for Embassy, is located on the top 10 floors of the historic 1910 Henry W. Oliver office building. The 225-room hotel is the first hotel in the city to feature a "sky lobby," in which the front desk, the restaurant, Elevation and Ollie's Gastropub are all perched on the top floor of the 25-story building. The 25th floor will also house an indoor swimming pool. A second-floor ballroom and conference center will overlook Mellon Park, across the street from the hotel.
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown
The new Hilton Garden Inn, located in Market Square, the European-like piazza, in Downtown Pittsburgh, offers 197-rooms in the heart of the city. The onsite restaurant, Revel + Roost offers made-to-order breakfast, dinner, cocktails and evening room service. The Pavilion Pantry is open 24-hours a day serving snack-like food. The hotel also offers more than 2,000 square-feet of flexible meeting space.
In the former site of the East Liberty YMCA, the trendy boutique hotel has opened a 63-room property. The hotel will includes Whitfield, a neighborhood tavern, balloom and gym. The chain prefers to rehab old buildings in emerging locations and link its hotels to local culture.
Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East End opened October 2015. A beautifully restored hotel incorporating the historic culture is nestled in Pittsburgh's historic, re-energized East Liberty neighborhood. Each of the 135 spacious boutique guest rooms feature over-sized beds, plush bedding and hard-surface flooring for a fresh residential feel. The American-style tavern offers an array of cocktails and food from local purveyors.
Inspired by world travelers, Kimpton Hotels has brought Hotel Monaco to Downtown Pittsburgh. The hotel is located in the converted James Reed Building and features 248 rooms, including 13 suites; the 1,067-square-foot, 9th floor, Rialto Suite with rooftop access; fitness center; The Commoner restaurant and 11,300-square-feet of flexible event space, including a banquet hall and the Sheffield Ballroom, with 2,337-square-feet of space.
Hyatt House Pittsburgh Shadyside
This 128-unit, all-suites hotel is located in the East End neighborhood, and welcomes the long-term traveler. The hotel has two meeting rooms, with 1,100-square-feet in the largest space. Complimentary 24-hour fitness center, heated indoor pool and free Wi-Fi is available to all guests.
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Pittsburgh North Shore
The 135-room hotel is the third property located between PNC Park and Heinz Field. The hotel includes breakfast, an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness and business centers and complimentary breakfast bar.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
A new 150-room suites hotel has opened along Smallman Street in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood. The $20 million property features an indoor pool, fitness center, complimentary internet access and can accommodate events for up to 50 guests.
Hampton by Hilton Wexford
A quick 20 minute drive from downtown in Wexford, this hotel boasts nearby local attractions such as Soergel Orchards, North Park and the National Aviary. With 88 rooms, an on-the-house breakfast and a 24-hour business center this hotel is the perfect spot for a peaceful night sleep close to the city.