$160 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: May 31, 2015 Check-out: Jun 1, 2015

The Priory

3 stars
View map of 614 Pressley St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
62 reviews
Historic Hotels & Baseball

We always like to stay in historic hotels & properties when we travel and this one is right up... See full review

  • Cheryl J.
  • Apr 27, 2015
Quick weekend trip

The hotel was beautiful and had a lot of character. The neighborhood isn't dangerous at all and the... See full review

  • Prioryfan
  • Apr 6, 2015
With 42 unique rooms, The Priory is Pittsburgh's only European-style hotel. Once a Benedictine monastery, The Priory now blends 19th century elegance with modern day comforts and conveniences. With its just-opened new wing, The Priory offers 17 elegant additional guestrooms with King size beds and many amenities. Be sure to check out the Monks' Bar and the verdant courtyard. Centrally located, The Priory is within easy walking distance of downtown, Heinz Field, PNC Park, the Andy Warhol Museum, and many other attractions.

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The Priory Rooms

Standard Room
This guest room features one Queen bed, cable TV, iron and hair dryer. Each guest room is decorated with Victorian/Edwardian antiques and reproductions.
Deluxe King Room
Each Deluxe King room is outfitted with one King bed, flat screen televisions, iron, hair dryer, coffee maker, and hard wired complimentary Internet access.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Room service
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • PNC Park: 0.5 mi
  • Mellon Arena: 0.8 mi
  • Heinz Field: 1 mi
  • Consol Energy Center: 1 mi
  • Petersen Events Center: 2 mi
  • Langley Gymnasium: 2,144.4 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
The Priory offers meeting spaces for 5 guests to more than 350, including the newly opened Chapter House room in its new wing.

Dining

Monks' Bar
The newly opened Monks' Bar offers a variety of scotches, bourbons, vodkas and fine wines in a cozy setting. The Monks' Bar offers light but tasty food service consisting of fresh sandwiches, soups and snacks.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for The Priory

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
62 out of 62
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.4
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
3.4
Value:
4.1

87% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Daniel423
Business
Iowa
Dec 9, 2012

Nice place but a tough neighborhood

I would not recommend this facility. There's not much more to say

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
1
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
jerry b.
Business
N/A
Apr 7, 2015

out of time

lovely place out of another era. great staff too, delightful

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
WinR
Business
Virginia
May 2, 2013

Not that good

Location was good in terms of accessibility to downtown but bad in terms of surroundings. Free parking was good thing. Hotel bar was expensive for the hotel like this. Rooms was not good, bathroom was too small. Overall not good for the rate they charge.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Reading, PA
Jul 28, 2010

can use some help

staff is friendly, bed was not inviting,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Fivecatstwodogs
Business
Scranton pa
Jun 11, 2014

Not good for walking to pnc park

Cute place. Location not good. Scary neighborhood for walking to the ball field.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
1
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
nlsp
Business
Chicago, IL
Jun 20, 2014

Not impressed

The hotel is in a transitioning neighborhood walking distance to the ballpark, which is convenient. The room was quite small and stuffed with large furniture. The bathroom had a small glass shelf above the pedestal sink, the only place in the bathroom to set anything. The hairdryer was functional, a small travel size. The wireless did not work in the room -- I had to step into the hall in order to connect to download mail and could not connect at all in the room. The room is so jammed with furniture there is barely room to move and again very little space to set anything. (The desk had the coffee maker on it, which left little space for much else.) Also, the entrance to the hotel is up a short flight of steep steps, which was challenging with luggage. On the positive side, there is a lovely outdoor patio space. Every housekeeper we passed in the hallways was cheery and pleasant and the rooms very clean. The air conditioning was nicer than many hotels, in that it didn't have that stuffy icebox feeling. Towels were fluffy and soft. For the price, it was lovely but mostly uncomfortable, and I wouldn't stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The City Café across the bridge on Liberty Street had wonderful coffee and a delicious breakfast for a very good price. Also open for lunch.

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Middle Seat Traveler
Business
Orange County California
Sep 19, 2009

A diamond in the rough

All that makes The Priory a great place to stay lies within its walls: great staff, clean rooms, historic atmosphere. All the amenities of a larger business hotel but on a small, intimate scale. What lies outside is a transitional neighborhood in a location that makes getting a taxi challenging--plan for up to a 45-minute wait from request--and a walk to downtown out of the question. If you've planned a full schedule of meetings plan to stay downtown; otherwise, for a relaxed, off the beaten path location The Priory is a great option.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Brcooper1971
Business
Pittsburgh, PA
May 15, 2014

Weekday Getaway

We live in Pittsburgh and stayed one night for a night away from kids. We were impressed with the historical value of the place. The place is kept up very well and provided a comfortable and restful night of sleep. We enjoyed the included breakfast in the back courtyard, which was surprisingly quiet considering the location. We would go back again. This is the place to go if you are looking for a classy nostalgic comfy place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Not too far from ball parks and city

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Travelin' Trudy
Business
Brooklyn, NY
Nov 30, 2010

An o.k. stay at the Priory

We were looking forward to this hotel very much, it seemed to have some character. Unfortunately, the room was very basic & the bathroom itty bitty. We heard a lot of loud conversations in the middle of the night, too, which we slept threw mostly, but was still quite annoying. The breakfast was also pretty standard. Overall, pretty "eh" experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of The Priory

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
jescey
Business
utah
May 18, 2014

Cool hotel, bad location

The hotel was cute and close to the convention center (we were there for a trade show in the convention center). Room was clean and breakfast was good. However, the hotel is right next to a reception hall. There was a wedding right outside our room until pretty late in the evening. It was so loud we couldn't sleep, which is a bad thing when you are in the city for important business meetings! Also, the location of the hotel didn't feel super safe. Not HORRIBLE, just not super safe. There is a grocery store within walking distance and when we went to get dinner there a bunch of police cars filled the lot and were arresting some guys. No one acted very surprised, and even to us it just felt like what would happen in that part of town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
1
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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