My husband is from Pittsburgh, and has not been back in a very long time. I wanted this time to be nice for him as he has been ill, and is disabled. His sister thought this would be a "good" place so he insisted on this hotel.
I asked for a nice view of the city across the river, and was told I had one. I have a great view ...of the parking lot and some empty buildings next door.
Asked for a higher floor ...am on three. Obviously was not heard.
There seems to be a lot of young party people and was kept up with noises in hall.
Tub leaves much to be desired, as does room in general. Very dated, dark, and as mentioned view is terrible.
You pay $14.00 for parking, there is constant traffic out side, and you take your life in your hands trying to cross the street.
Pool is very small, although the fitness room seemed nice.
There is a Shuttle which will take you anywhere within 3 miles...have not used as yet, so do not know how it will go . I did however hear people complaining about the "slowness" of service.
Would I recommend? Not really.... There are better located and equipped hotels. This hotel advertises a restaurant on-site and a lounge .... it has neither. There is a French restaurant next
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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