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After dealing with airport parking, security, gate changes, and all of the other hassles that are a part of modern airline travel, there’s nothing worse than finding out that the hotel you booked was not as advertised. After all, nothing soothes the weary nerves of a tired traveler like a warm soothing shower and a clean, comfy bed. But business travelers need a bit more. The hotels they choose must be able to keep up with everything needed to make their trip a success. For all those looking for exceptional hotels to conduct business, look no further.

Omni William Penn
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-7100

The Omni William Penn has been a major part of the city’s business world since the advent of the Steel Industry. Built in 1916, it continues to be a major hub for everyone from politicians and industrial magnates to visiting celebrities and everyday travelers that appreciate an exceptional hotel. The Omni is comprised of 597 smoke free rooms that transition seamlessly into an office on the road with a few more creature comforts. It’s also an ideal place for large gatherings and meetings with more than 52,000 square feet of space dedicated to hosting gatherings of all sizes.

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The Priory
614 Pressley St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 231-3338

Not your usual business hotel, The Priory was once a Benedictine monastery. Today it’s regarded as one of the only “Boutique Hotels” in the city. Located on the North Shore in the rapidly growing business district near PNC Park and Heinz Field, it’s also within walking district of downtown. With European influences of style and décor, The Priory is unconventional, luxurious, and well worth checking out. And, with 42 rooms available, it’s large enough to accommodate business functions.

Residence Inn North Shore
574 W. General Robinson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 321-2099

With 180 Suites covering 10 floors, The Residence Inn North Shore is the ideal choice for business travelers planning an extended stay in Pittsburgh. Suites at the Residence Inn include a full kitchen and individual areas designated for work and sleep, so it doesn’t feel like you’re living out of a hotel room. Rates start at $129 a night, although package deals and specials are available year round. Click Here to find out more about the events and meeting rooms available or to request an event quote at the Residence Inn North Shore.

Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 281-3700

With 42,000 square feet of meeting space, The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh is a multi-faceted facility that can accommodate just about everything. There are meeting suites and convention suites available that come complete with audiovisual equipment and even a designated staff to assist and ensure a first rate presentation. The rooms and suites are all smoke-free and pet friendly to dogs and cats 50 pounds or less with advanced notice.

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