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4.5 out of 5

"Great location - front desk staff very helpful and nice " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 01 Aug 2022

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Hotel Description

3-star Beaux Arts hotel near University of Pittsburgh

Central Oakland stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Central Oakland hotel, you'll find University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. PPG Paints Arena and PNC Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a gym, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. A snack bar/deli, express check-in, and express check-out are also on offer.

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Bathtub (Mobility & Hearing)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$150* Per night/room Aug 18 - Aug 19

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place ratings based on 17 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

Everyone (11) Family (6)
5 out of 5
Great location - front desk staff very helpful and nice

Posted by on Aug 1, 2022

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4 out of 5
HGI is convenient to Oakland and Swissvale, where I was travelling.

Posted by on May 24, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 21, 2022 by Lindsay

Thank you for recently commenting on our hotel. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in Pittsburgh! Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 16, 2022

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5 out of 5
Close to University of Pittsburgh, staff was very friendly and hotel is clean

Posted by on Jan 24, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 7, 2022 by Koda - Front Desk Supervisor

Thank you for your review! We are pleased that you are happy with your stay! We look forward to serving you again in the future. As always, if there is anything we can do, please just reach out!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 12, 2021

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5 out of 5
Little bit overpriced

Posted by on Oct 11, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 5, 2021

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5 out of 5
Friendly staff. Restaurant had a limited menu. Would have liked a better dining room. The hotel was clean but a little dated.

Posted by on Jul 3, 2021

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 14, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 25, 2021 by Hilton Garden Inn

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback! We appreciate you giving us the opportunity to serve you, and your understanding about our operational limitations regarding COVID-19. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 19, 2019 by Morgan

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future!

About the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place

Location 3454 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Shuttle services

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. Event space at this hotel measures 6000 square feet (557 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place. For a fee, parking is available. This Beaux Arts Pittsburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 202 guestrooms or units
  • 13 levels
  • 6000 sq ft of conference space
  • 557 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2011
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet , Internet access in public areas - high speed , Internet access in public areas - surcharge

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place offers 202 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on request and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • MP3 dock
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Garden Grille and Bar - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 50 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Car not required
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines CleanStay (Hilton)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9.25 and USD 14.00 for adults, USD 6.00 and USD 7.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University
  • Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place
  • Hilton Garden Inn Place Hotel Pittsburgh University
  • Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place Hotel
  • Hilton Garden Inn Place Hotel
  • Hilton Garden Inn Place
  • Hilton Garden Inn University Place, Pittsburgh Hotel Pittsburgh
  • Hilton Pittsburgh University
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.