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The shower door was held closed by using Velcro. The bathtub sides were falling apart. The carpet, furniture...basically the entire hotel needs to be updated.

Clean hotel with a view of the Cathedral and Frick Park. From the 9th floor, 4th of July fireworks were visible. Walking distance to campus, great restaurants, with conveniently CVS around the corner. $20 in/out parking was great but they were short staffed and we always needed to wait 10 minutes to get our car. Street Parking is free on Sundays, so we moved our car. Sunday morning breakfast was very crowded - 15 minutes to get seated and 15 minutes to get custom scrambled eggs, so we left. The World Cup Final was playing, so all of us wanted to watch it in the lobby together but the staff didn’t know how to turn on the TV properly (said it wasn’t working for months now) so we connected an iPad to the TV and streamed it. Free fresh coffee and tea were always available in the lobby. The lobby bar was a bit pricey - $13 for a Moscow Mule. We had young kids with us and staff didn’t mind that they were running around or tossing a beach ball around empty common areas. Overall, great place and we’ll stay again.

The front desk staff were nice and extremely helpful in their knowledge of the area.

property was "ok" but not as nice as a more modern facility next to an expressway entrance would be for an overnight. The pricing was a bit confusing, Booked via Orbitz, Paid via Orbitz , got a receipt under my door for less than the Orbitz price but then they tried to charge for breakfast. Parking is limited, Valet service si $20, not mentioned in Orbitz writeup.

Short trip, but excellent hotel. we were in and out of valet service many times. Quick and easy!

Will not visit a Hilton facility on future trips. No internet at either of the Hilton hotels as advertised.

Staff is friendly and helpful. Great location. The rooms are comfortable and clean.

Great location, very friendly and accommodating staff.

Great location, little older than I usually like but well maintained, clean, comfortable and close to everything

Great time. Room was clean and staff was helpful.

Hotel was in a perfect location for our visit to Pitt! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The bed was not as comfortable as I hoped. Overall, we had a good experience.

The valet parking was a perk and the staff was very friendly and personable. The room was very clean but as a Pitt alumni I wish we had a few of the cathedral. The adjustable beds were a little hard even on the softest setting. Overall our stay was great and the hotel was decorated beautifully!

The staff were very helpful and very friendly. It was so nice to have refreshments available as it was a very hot day.

The hotel is nice, clean, and in a very convenient location. If you are visiting Carnegie Mellon, you will not have to walk far to the campus. Also, very friendly service.

Overall not a bad stay but for location reasons described herein, we will probably stay elsewhere on the next visit. We stayed at this hotel for our visit to Univ of Pitt orientation for Physical Therapy graduate students. This hotel is on the main Pitt campus but the PT building is NOT on the main campus.....it is on Technology Drive across the water. While it is still only about a mile away, there are other hotels that are closer to the PT building. It was within walking distance of several restaurants and Schenley Park. The hotel offered free coffee in the lobby and it was wonderful. We enjoyed appetizers in the hotel restaurant that were very good. The hotel shuttle will take guests to other areas within a couple of miles so you don't need to drive. The hotel offers valet parking for $18 with in/out privileges. There is another parking garage a block away for half that cost but it does not offer in/out privileges. Theodore our shuttle driver gave us a great history lesson and pointed out key landmarks en route to and from our destinations. The room temperature was easy to control and responded quickly. The beds were uncomfortable....you sank into the mattress like it was a bean bag, making it difficult to climb out of the ditch to roll over. We did hear a few ambulance sirens during the night. The Keurig coffee maker in the room was broken.

I was impressed with the helpfulness of the staff and the restaurant's quality. While the Double Queen was a bit tight, it was more than adequate, especially since my business was at Pitt. This will be my hotel during any future visits to Pitt.

Always very friendly and clean. Near a lot of university's. Lots of restaurants in a very shot walking distance. Close to a lot of nightlife and the offer a free shuttle to many areas.

In a city where hotels are inherently expensive it's tough to find value for your buck. I have to say the shuttle service for this location was the best service they offered. They will take you anywhere within reason in the city and even pick you up, so long as you return by 10 P.M.

Had a conference at UPitt. The location is great, everything you need is in walking distance!

Forbes Ave Pittsburgh PA

Hotel highlights

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

Located in Central Oakland, Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place is adjacent to University of Pittsburgh and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. This 202-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center.


Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

A 32-inch LCD TV comes with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include an MP3 dock, a refrigerator, and a microwave.


Property features

Guests of Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 20 per day, and there's also a free area shuttle. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with luggage storage and dry cleaning/laundry. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-in.

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)

King 1 | Sleeps 5

Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

Everyone (7) Couples (26) Business (40) Family (33) Other (17) Friends (11)
1
Family with small children Families

The shower door was held closed by using Velcro. The bathtub sides were falling apart. The carpet, furniture...basically the entire hotel needs to be updated.

By on Sep 1, 2019

4
Everyone

By on Jul 26, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 31, 2019

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future!

4
Family with small children Families

Clean hotel with a view of the Cathedral and Frick Park. From the 9th floor, 4th of July fireworks were visible. Walking distance to campus, great restaurants, with conveniently CVS around the corner. $20 in/out parking was great but they were short staffed and we always needed to wait 10 minutes to get our car. Street Parking is free on Sundays, so we moved our car. Sunday morning breakfast was very crowded - 15 minutes to get seated and 15 minutes to get custom scrambled eggs, so we left. The World Cup Final was playing, so all of us wanted to watch it in the lobby together but the staff didn’t know how to turn on the TV properly (said it wasn’t working for months now) so we connected an iPad to the TV and streamed it. Free fresh coffee and tea were always available in the lobby. The lobby bar was a bit pricey - $13 for a Moscow Mule. We had young kids with us and staff didn’t mind that they were running around or tossing a beach ball around empty common areas. Overall, great place and we’ll stay again.

By on Jul 8, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 8, 2019

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again in the future!

5
Families Families

The front desk staff were nice and extremely helpful in their knowledge of the area.

By on May 25, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 4, 2019

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience and we hope to see you again in the future!

3
Partner Couples Families

property was "ok" but not as nice as a more modern facility next to an expressway entrance would be for an overnight. The pricing was a bit confusing, Booked via Orbitz, Paid via Orbitz , got a receipt under my door for less than the Orbitz price but then they tried to charge for breakfast. Parking is limited, Valet service si $20, not mentioned in Orbitz writeup.

By on Feb 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Feb 26, 2019

Thank you for commenting on our hotel. We apologize for any confusion in pricing and please feel free to reach out to the hotel should you have any questions regarding the receipt, we simply need your confirmation number for reference. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you again in the future!

5

pick up child from pitt

Everyone

Short trip, but excellent hotel. we were in and out of valet service many times. Quick and easy!

By , from PA on Mar 5, 2018

3

no internet

Everyone

Will not visit a Hilton facility on future trips. No internet at either of the Hilton hotels as advertised.

By , from Colorado on Sep 25, 2017

5

great place to stay

Everyone

Staff is friendly and helpful. Great location. The rooms are comfortable and clean.

By , from Coral Springs, FL on Sep 24, 2017

5
Everyone

Great location, very friendly and accommodating staff.

By , from South Florida on Jul 10, 2017

4

great location

Everyone

Great location, little older than I usually like but well maintained, clean, comfortable and close to everything

By , from Alabama on Feb 1, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

3454 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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