Pittsburgh

Omni William Penn Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Downtown location puts guests in the heart of Steel City
  • The elegant lobby and guest rooms are befitting of Omni Hotels’ high standards
  • The on-site restaurant and speakeasy are both meticulously designed

"Historic, sky-scraping, 1916 building" -- Gayot
86%
Enjoyed This
(14 Member Ratings)
"Old fashioned atmosphere and elegance, comfortable bed, great shower, inviting fitness center."
Mark
Apr 18, 2018
Moorestown, NJ, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Pittsburgh International Airport. The hotel is also directly across the street from a T transit station which offers free rides in Downtown and the North Shore.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Steeped in history with a touch of elegance throughout the entire property, the Omni William Penn Hotel has been a staple of downtown Pittsburgh for several generations.

One of the last ventures by industrialist and Pittsburgh steel pioneer Henry Clay Frick, the AAA 4-Diamond hotel's historic beauty is evident from the first step into the lobby. Twinkling crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling, giving life to the earth tones that make the grand lobby inviting despite its regal décor. 

Rooms feature wood furnishings and warm colors that exude a cozy yet luxurious feel. Families are made to feel welcome as kids are presented upon check-in with a backpack of healthy snack recipes, crayons and an activity book.

A signature dining experience can be found in the mahogany-adorned Terrace Room where historic pictures and molded plaster ceiling lend the restaurant its touch of class. For cocktails, the Speakeasy vaults guests back to the roaring '20s in a room below the lobby that offers classic drinks as well as Pennsylvania-themed cocktails. An on-site fitness center offers machines and weights 24 hours a day.

The hotel is located across the street from a T light rail station which offers free rides within downtown and the North Shore. Ride under the river for quick access to PNC Park, Heinz Field, Carnegie Science Center and Rivers Casino.

From the press:
  • “Pittsburgh's grand hotel has a sumptuous lobby, where people relax with drinks under a coffered ceiling and crystal chandeliers” -- Fodor’s

Amenities

General Please see pet policy details under Policies for additional information

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Pillow menu
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Pack n' play available on request, free of charge for children up to age 4. 
Extra bed available on request, and in King Rooms only: $30 (subject to tax) per night.
Rates are based on double occupancy. Extra occupant fee for guests age 18 and over is 30.00 USD (subject to tax, per night) and will be added to the total price at check-out.

Pets: A non-refundable cleaning fee of US$75 plus tax, per stay will be charged upon arrival.

Pets are allowed on request. Guests will be required to sign a document accepting complete financial responsibility for any damage caused by the pet. 
Please contact the hotel if you have more than one pet and for additional pet policy information.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel offers Valet Parking for $39.00 (subject to tax), per day (unlimited in/out) or Self-Parking, available at the Mellon Square parking garage across the street, for $19.00 (subject to tax) per day, (no in/out privilege). Charges for the valet will be applied to your bill at the hotel. Self parking will be paid directly at the parking garage. These rates are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

86%
Enjoyed This
(14 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Omni Pittsburgh Corporation d/b/a Omni William Penn Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
Bathroom was small and makeup mirror was falling off the wall
Lori Jun 25, 2018 Loretto, PA, USA
Other Comments
The room was dirty. There was a McDonalds cup shoved behind a pillow on the headboard. Socks and tags on the carpet. Mirror in the bathroom was never dusted. Not enough room between sink and wall in back to even bend when brushing your teeth. Very load. You could hear every door slamming in the hallway because there was a huge gap in our door and you could hear all the noise outside.
Oksana May 01, 2018 Doylestown, PA, USA
Other Comments
I would put some instructions on how to operate the shower.
Karen Apr 23, 2018 Farmington Hills, MI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location
Other Comments
Great staff
Joseoph Apr 23, 2018 Johnstown, PA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Old fashioned atmosphere and elegance, comfortable bed, great shower, inviting fitness center.
Mark Apr 18, 2018 Moorestown, NJ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Ambience
Other Comments
It is breathtaking
Todd Apr 10, 2018 Attica, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
The ambience
sarah Apr 04, 2018 Mansfield, OH, USA

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