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Located in Oakland within a short walk of University of Pittsburgh, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Carnegie Mellon University. This 202-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Monongahela Incline and PNC Park are also nearby.


You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, breakfast is served for a fee each morning.


Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place's 202 air-conditioned rooms provide MP3 docks, microwaves, and refrigerators. 32-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls.

Property features

Renovated in 2012, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place offers a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 18 per day, and there's also a free area shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and a library.


  • Walking distance to University of Pittsburgh
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

3454 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh PA 15213

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This smoke-free Pittsburgh hotel offers a convenient location for visitors to the University of Pittsburgh or Carnegie Mellon University and its art and natural history museums. The 11-story hotel offers rooms with views, a three-meal restaurant with a bar, a fitness center, complimentary wireless Internet access, and free shuttle service to destinations within three miles.

The Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place's fully supported business center offers high-speed Internet access, audio-visual equipment (surcharge), and other services for meetings and conferences in any of the hotel's 12 meeting spaces, which together total more than 6,000 square feet and include a 2,436-square-foot event room.

  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 202 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place offers 202 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

This Pittsburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • HDTV 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • LCD TV 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Garden Grille & Bar - Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A breakfast buffet is served each morning, including a made-to-order omelet station. Includes a full bar. Room service available (limited hours).

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel offers a fitness center with all the latest equipment including ellipticals, treadmills and bike machines with personal HD televisions. Free weights and PreCor cable machines are also available. The center is open daily from 5 AM-10 PM.

Seasonal swimming is possible at the outdoor Southside Pool, about one mile away.

The Schenley Park public golf course is less than one mile from the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 12.95 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 18 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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