PITTSBURGH and MCLEAN, Va. – Embassy Suites, Hilton Worldwide‘s brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced 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 Oliver Building, Embassy Suites 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 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.