Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place | Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1820  [SEE MAP]Pittsburgh, PA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Convenient location in downtown Pittsburgh
Fee for Wi-Fi access if you're not a rewards program member

The Omni William Penn Hotel plays host to a ritzy clientele – John F. Kennedy and Lawrence Welk are just a few noteworthy figures who have stayed here. And its elegant interior decked with crystal chandeliers, a piano and wooden furnishings ooze luxury. The opulent decor extends to the guest rooms, which boast cherry wood furnishings, feather pillows, lavish bath amenities and flat-screen TVs. When your stomach starts to rumble, venture to one of the two fine dining establishments –The Terrace Room and The Tap Room – all of which earn high marks from recent patrons. Apart from the tasty eats and Old World charm, recent visitors can't stop raving about the top-notch service here, along with the convenient location close to top attractions. This hotel also receives a nod of approval for participating in the Omni Select Guest loyalty program, which allows guests to redeem attractive extras, such as free upgrades and free Wi-Fi access. You'll find the Omni William Penn Hotel on William Penn Place inside Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle.

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Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 597 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Frommer's

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The landmark Omni William Penn is Pittsburgh's historic grande dame. The luxurious downtown hotel is known for its crystalline lobby and romantic guest rooms.

Fodor's

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Pittsburgh's grand hotel has a sumptuous lobby, where people relax with drinks under a coffered ceiling and crystal chandeliers. Many of the light-filled guest rooms are large enough for a couch and a wing chair.

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 4916 have reviewed the Omni William Penn Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4916 reviews 4.5 (based on 4916 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The Omni William Penn Hotel features guest rooms with elegant cherry wood furnishings that match the historic nature of the building. Modern in-room amenities include flat-screen TVs, two phones and motion-activated bedside nightlights.
  • Internet access starts at $9.95; free for Omni Select Guest members
  • On-demand movies available at an additional fee
  • In-room coffee maker and safe

Standard room size180 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

With Mellon Square Park right outside and multiple museums, shops and restaurants just a few blocks away, the Omni William Penn Hotel is conveniently located in downtown Pittsburgh less than a mile across the river from PNC Park and Heinz Field.
  • Other nearby attractions include the Andy Warhol Museum and the Senator John Heinz History Center
  • Subway service at Steel Plaza Station one block southeast
  • About 20 miles east of Pittsburgh International Airport
  • Self parking is offered accross the street in the Mellon Square parking garage
  • 24-hour valet parking ($36)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

The hotel has multiple food and drink options that accommodate different moods and times of day. The grand Terrace Room restaurant is open for all meals and serves dishes such as Chilean sea bass during dinner, while the below-ground Speakeasy features slick noir details and a variety of cocktails. The Tap Room is a casual spot for sandwiches and sports games.
  • Starbucks Coffee Cafe and Brueggers Bagels in the lobby
  • Afternoon tea and jazz in the Palm Court Monday through Saturday

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Kids

Omni's kids program provides a backpack full of activities and games.
  • Welcome plate of milk and cookies delivered to guest room on arrival night
  • Kids menus available at the on-site restaurants
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

Set in a stately room with arched windows and cherry wood columns, the hotel’s fitness center is open 24 hours a day and features Cybex cardio machines, as well as Lifecycle stationary bikes, free weights, a leg press and medicine balls.
  • Complimentary water, fruit and towels
  • In-room fitness kits are available at the front desk for guests who prefer to workout in their rooms
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

Business can be in full swing at the Omni William Penn Hotel thanks to the fax and photocopy capabilities in the business center and the 38 meeting rooms equipped with audiovisual services and Internet access.
  • Business center open 24 hours with room key
  • Iconic Urban Room with black Carrara glass walls and ceiling mural available for meetings
  • On-site technicians available 24 hours

Number of meeting rooms38

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

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