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Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 South Tenth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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Ranked #23 of 54 hotels in Pittsburgh
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
James A Smethport, Pennsylvania
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Smethport, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Pittsburgh South Side. There were a lot of great things about this hotel. The room was very nice. The breakfast was excellent. Parking was very easy and reasonable. The location was great. Whenever we needed anything in regards to these things the staff was so helpful in every way. In fact,... More

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Jonesville, Michigan, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i booked this hotel at the last minute, and was not disappointed. The front desk staff was attentive and very patient with some rude guests that were being difficult. Also, the shuttle service was great! Mr. Chips was super helpful and served the role of concierge. I will definitely return the next time I am in Pittsburg.

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Wow, 5 stars!! Thank you for taking the time to place your experience with us on TripAdvisor! I am elated to hear that noticed the patience of our staff. Mr. Chip is our senior driver and most definitely the best concierge we have on staff. I cannot wait to relay your kind words to him. He will await your return... More

Novato, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the start of a cycling trip on the Great Allegheny Passage. The location was terrific for us - near the Carson Street restaurants (2 blocks from the outstanding Cafe du Jour), a block from the entrance to the GAP, and walking distance to downtown (but if you don't want to walk the hotel shuttle will take you... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

WOW! 5 Stars!! Thank you for taking the time to place your experience with us on TripAdvisor! I love the fact that you did your research on our river-walk trail system. Within city limits, the trail extends along all 3 of our rivers, yet the greatest point thru DC along Cumberland MD. I am elated you got to experience Café... More

New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful. They made good restaurant and things to do suggestions. Room and common areas very clean and comfortable. The fee shuttle was a great benefit and took us multiple places at all different times and never waited more than 5-10 minutes for it. The hotel is only about 3 blocks from the the strip... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am elated you found use of our Front Office Staff’s restaurant and area attraction suggestions. I am also very pleased to hear that you found our hotel and room accommodations to be clean and comfortable. Our shuttle is within minutes of great nightlife, most of... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for seeing sights in Pittsburgh. Hotel was sold out the night before, we requested a room w/view on high floor. When we checked in at 6:30 p.m.the rooms we requested were not yet clean. The front desk clerk was very helpful and said he would move us as soon as one become available. We did not feel like... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place your experience with us on TripAdvisor! I apologize that the room you first requested was not immediately available, yet I commend our staff on extending the second offer. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our breakfast. I am also appreciative of the factors you brought to my attention regarding housekeeping. Without... More

Manns Choice, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight at this hotel on July 13. The entire staff was very nice and pleasant. The hotel is very nice and clean. The pool is nice and also very clean. Breakfast was good. To me it was way above other places we stayed. The only negative is that when we got to the room there was a machine in... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with us on TripAdvisor! My gracious thanks go out to you for your notice to our amazing staff, cleanliness and great breakfast! I agree, our breakfast is one step above the rest; our girls add a few final touches that others don’t. Sorry about the machine; our hotel does have... More

Lexington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure if the staff was just having a bad day when I had stayed or what but they seemed like some of the unhappiest people I had ever come across. The rooms were pretty decent but the halls were full of noise at night. Only come here if you're coming to party

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with us on TripAdvisor! Our staff is known to be the upmost friendliest and accommodating people in the Pittsburgh area. I am surprised to hear that you felt otherwise. Please feel free to email me directly, I most definitely want to make sure that whatever went wrong during your stay,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel was awesome! My husband and I stayed here for one night of our eight night stay in the Pittsburgh area. We splurged a little by staying here to go to a Buccos game and meet some friends for dinner and drinks (well, a bar crawl). Check in time was not until 4 pm. The hotel has a free... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

WOW! 5 Stars!! Thank you for taking the time to place your experience with us on TripAdvisor! I greatly appreciate your splurge to stay at our fabulous downtown location! Our courtesy shuttle will take you to first Ave Station, where the free train will take you within footsteps of homeplate! About 2 hours prior to any major event, whether it... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This place sells out fast on summer weekends or busy sports nights, so book soon. They charge high, but they can. It is hard to get in and out if you need to take a left due to traffic, and the parking situation is horrendous. I can't tell you how many times they have oversold parking and I have had... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your experience with us on TripAdvisor! You are correct that we do book/sell out fast; with our central location within Downtown Pittsburgh, and our (over) 200 bars, restaurants and retail shops (within walking distance) you cannot go wrong. Traffic in the immediate area can be difficult at times, but luckily we have... More

Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a very nice hotel, has a good location and lovely staff. So why does it use so much plastic. Surely the management has heard about the urgent problems that plastic is causing all over the world. I was very surprised that all the plates, cutlery, cups at breakfast were plastic. Why is the option of employing less staff,... More

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Gladys B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to place your experience with us on TripAdvisor! I take this review personally to heart, because I am one who avidly recycles. The use of plastic among our brand is purely from a cleanliness standpoint, yet we are all in the conversion of adding a recycle program to our hotels. I greatly appreciate your... More

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Address: 20 South Tenth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh South Side 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#16 Romantic Hotel in Pittsburgh #23 Business Hotel in Pittsburgh
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The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Pittsburgh is conveniently located in Pittsburgh's historic South Side, well known for its famous Carson Street Nightlife. We are just a few blocks' walk to such great eateries as Mallorca, Pramanti Brothers, Carson City Saloon & the Cheesecake Factory. Shopping is also just a short walk away with something for everyone at South Side Works or Station Square and many others. During your stay at the Holiday Inn Express hotel take in a game at Heinz Field, home of the Steelers, PNC Park, home of the Pirates or Concol Energy Center, home of the Penguins. For our corporate guests we are located just a shuttle ride away from such companies as US Steel, Finmeccanica Spa, PPG Place, the FBI building, Dynavox and General Dynamics. We also offer an on site restaurant & lounge open until 10pm, Bridge Ten Brassiere. Visit Pittsburgh & Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Pittsburgh! ... more   less 
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