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Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Ranked #11 of 70 Hotels in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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101 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Spend 3 days in this hotel for my best friend's wedding, hotel itself is beautiful, room was nice, bed was very comfortable, the only thing that sucked was that there is a fridge in the room, but there is nothing in it. No water, no soda, nothing. So if you plan on staying here bring your own drinks, because you might wake up in the middle of the night with a huge hangover and there is nothing to drink. So i can't rate this at 5 stars. Fill up the fridge renaissance. Not sure why they charge $30 per day for incidentals when you can't even get anything to drink at night.

Stayed August 2014, travelled with friends
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Palm City, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

WOW...the check in was efficient and courteous, the updated rooms were fresh, inviting, and comfortable. Mary Jackson at the front desk was very nice, professional, helpful, and courteous. The bed was comfortable but the best part was the view. I stayed in room 509 facing the river and PNC park; it was absolutely beautiful. The hotel restaurant was very good as well as the service. I enjoyed every minute of this trip to Pittsburgh and ALL the folks at the Renaissance made me feel right at home. I can't wait to come back!

Room Tip: If possible, get the rooms with the view along Fort Duquense blvd overlooking the river, PNC Park...
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
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Lafayette, California, United States
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231 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

The Renaissance Pittsburgh is an elegant old hotel that has been nicely renovated. The rooms, though, are small-ish; the beds particularly so.

The hotel is well located in the heart of the downtown and right on the river, so there's easy access to the baseball and football stadia.

Free WiFi.

Stayed August 2014
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

My husband stated at the Renaissance in 2010 and loved it, so we stayed there during our annual family vacation. The location is amazing - just across the Allegheny River from PNC Park, within wAlking distance of most attractions, and easy highway access. The building is a restored building with a gorgeous lobby (high ceilings, ornate stonework, huge curving staircases, and plenty of comfortable but Classy seating). The staff was exceptionally courteous from the valet guys to the front desk staff to the baggage clerks. Our room, Room 1031, was a huge corner room with views of the city (to the southeast) and the Allegheny River & Andy Warhol Bridge (to the northeast). The beds were comfortable with plenty of pillows; the bathroom was big enough for two people to use at the same time without bumping into each other; and the corner location kept the noise down. My only complaint - if you arrive during or an hour or so before a Pirates/Steelers game, it can take you 30 minutes to get your car to a valet (I got cursed at, flipped off, etc by other drivers who thought I was blocking traffic when all I was trying to do was get close enough to the curb to get my car to a valet), and there is no off-site parking available (if it's not game time, there is a parking garage across the street that is significantly less than valet, which was $30-ish/day).

Stayed August 2014
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

The room (2 queens) was quite large, bathroom a nice size. Had duvet covered in sheet so I know it is changed. Plenty of thick towels and a robe. Concierge level had standard amenities. Beautiful historical hotel at the riverfront, across river from PNC Park (Pirates) and you could hear the noise when things got exciting. The service is good. The rooms are spacious, but I had only one chair in the room, should have had at least two. The property is quiet when the room faces the interior court. Located in the heart of great Pittsburgh entertainment! Took a walk along riverfront, it was a beautiful evening. Definitely would recommend.

Room Tip: 2 Queen bedded rooms are larger
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Harrisburg, PA
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying I have stayed here more than a hundred times....I travel to pgh regularly for work.

The good: the staff are all very friendly and care about the guests. The door men and valets are great. The location is perfect for getting around PGH.

There seems to be a steady decline in the maintenance of the rooms. Examples: A/C heat not working , TV doesn't work (I now know how to fix it myself), light bulbs out, no chair or ottoman in room, and the biggest annoyance (which is really more than an annoyance when you need to sleep) are the slamming doors! They are just terrible. I have become "that guest" now. I call when the things are broken and missing. Too, as a platinum premier member, I have only been assigned to the club levels a handful of times....even when I ask, they say, sorry they are full....kind of feels like they take my hotel choice for granted at this point

They added refrigerators to each room! This is great and very much appreciated! If you like breakfast and have access to the
Concierges lounge, they do a great job!

The beds are really comfortable and housekeeping does their very best considering how busy they are.

I really like the Renn, but would encourage them to strive for consistency in working order rooms.

Stayed August 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I booked this on Priceline and I am so glad I did. It is definitely not worth full price.

I asked for a room away from the elevators and the ice machines and I was given a room across from BOTH. I changed rooms, and the next room was MUCH smaller. The staff is friendly and accommodating, but the rooms are not especially impressive.

Still, it was a comfortable stay and it was nice being downtown. The Three Rivers Point Park is withing walking distance. There are also very many good restaurant that are very close to the hotel.

Room Tip: The rooms with 2 queens are much larger than the rooms with a king.
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
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Paul N, General Manager at Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, responded to this review, 25 August 2014
Thank you for your feedback regarding the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel. The majority of our rooms are large and spacious. We would be happy to place you in one of them the next time your travels bring you to the Pittsburgh area.

Have a Great Day!

Paul Newmaster
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Property: Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
Address: 107 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3301
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Pittsburgh
#5 Business Hotel in Pittsburgh
#6 Romantic Hotel in Pittsburgh
#9 Family Hotel in Pittsburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 300
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA is an inspirational landmark, a bold fusion of classic and contemporary, where stunning architecture meets sleek, modern design. Located in the heart of the vibrant Cultural District and as one of the most historic hotels in downtown Pittsburgh, the Renaissance is housed in the iconic Fulton Building and exudes the urban sophistication of this cosmopolitan creative hub. Centrally located, the Renaissance Pittsburgh hotel is close to PNC Park, Heinz Field, the Consol Energy Center and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, making it the ideal locale for seeing the best of what our exciting city has to offer. Exceptional works by celebrated local artists lend the space artistic flair, while light spills in through the stunning glass dome ceiling into the lobby below. From the start, the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel promises to be unforgettable. Discover one of the only luxury four-star hotels in downtown Pittsburgh. The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel combines artistic elegance and hip style with luxurious Pittsburgh accommodations and an excellent location, creating a hotel experience unlike any other in the Steel City. ... more   less 
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