PITTSBURGH & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced today the opening of Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown. Situated in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh on the top 11 floors of the historic 25-story Henry W. Oliver Building, Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown offers 225 suites. The hotel, which is the only full service, all-suite hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, is owned by McKnight Realty Partners and managed by Indus Hotels.
"With its central location and juxtaposition of historical architecture and modern-day amenities, this upscale, all-suite property is the perfect fit for business, leisure and family travelers alike,” said Bill Duncan, global head, Embassy Suites by Hilton. "We look forward to welcoming guests with our distinctive Sky Lobby check-in experience with sweeping views of Pittsburgh that are unlike any other in the area. Hilton Worldwide is proud to add this hotel to our growing portfolio of Embassy Suites by Hilton hotels.”
Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown features the building’s original stone, marble and terra cotta façade dating back to 1910, combined with modern elements and design. The hotel’s Sky Lobby on the 25th floor provides guests a memorable check-in experience, offering panoramic views of downtown Pittsburgh from 348 feet up.
The property features the brand’s signature amenities, including its free made-to-order breakfast, a two-hour complimentary Evening Reception* with snacks and beverages, and two-room suites with a separate living area and private bedroom. The two-room suites include two flat-screen high-definition televisions and wet bar fitted with a microwave, mini-fridge and a selection of gourmet coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. Guests will also enjoy the hotel’s indoor heated swimming pool, as well as 24/7 access to the business center and fitness center which features state-of-the-art Precor equipment.
The hotel offers its guests a number of on-site dining options ranging from casual upscale to grab-and-go snacks while featuring unobstructed views of the Steel City from the 25th floor Sky Lobby. The hotel’s main restaurant, Elevation, encompasses a simplistic dining approach focused on American comfort food in a modern bistro atmosphere with fresh, locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients. Emphasizing the building’s deep history to the city’s steel-root heritage, Ollie’s Gastropub provides an industrial-inspired lounge serving seasonal bites, craft cocktails and vintage wines, complete with views of some of the oldest and newest buildings in Pittsburgh. For those looking for a late night snack, the hotel’s Sundry Shop is open 24/7 for travelers’ convenience, featuring grab-and-go items such as frozen meals, snacks and toiletries.
“We’re thrilled to welcome guests to Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown, offering them our award-winning hospitality and brand-wide amenities,” said Carol Darabant, general manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown. “Our staff is excited to provide families, groups and individual travelers with first-class hospitality and a premier all-suite option.”
Thanks to the hotel’s central location, it is within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, bars, key businesses and concert venues. Additionally, just two blocks from the hotel is the subway station for the complimentary “T” line, which provides easy access to Heinz Field and PNC Park. Other nearby areas of interest include the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and the Consol Energy Center.
With more than 6,500 square feet of flexible meeting space complete with natural lighting, the hotel can accommodate as many as 150 guests in a banquet-style setting. Additionally, Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown offers Meetings Simplified™, a meeting package with one simple contract that bundles basic meeting amenities together with a simple, inclusive price from $125 a person.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown participates in the Hilton HHonors® loyalty program, which is open to all guests and free to join; visit here for enrollment information. HHonors members always get our lowest price with our Best Price Guarantee, along with HHonors Points, free standard Wi-Fi, access to digital check-in and Digital Key, and no hidden fees, only when they book directly through Hilton. To celebrate the opening of the hotel, double Hilton HHonors points will be offered on stays from February 9, 2016 to May 9, 2016.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown is located at 535 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222. For more information, or to make a reservation, travelers may visit embassysuites.com or call +1 412 338 2200.
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About Embassy Suites by Hilton
Embassy Suites by Hilton, one of Hilton Worldwide’s twelve market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers two-room suites, free made-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites by Hilton has over 220 hotels with more than 40 in the pipeline. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in and choose their room. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites by Hilton at news.embassysuites.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 97 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company's portfolio of thirteen world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,600 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 758,000 rooms in 100 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and linkedin.com/company/hilton-worldwide.