June 11, 2013
Tripadvisor, the noted travel and tourism website, bestowed on the Priory Hotel its coveted "Certificate of Excellence" for 2013 in early June. It was the Priory's third year in a row receiving the award, which is based upon unbiased ratings of travelers who have stayed at the hotel. The Priory's 4.5 star rating out of five stars places it among the top 5% of all hotels rated by Tripadvisor nationwide.
Priory Hotel in the Wall Street Journal
June 06, 2013
The Priory Hotel received a prominent mention in an article in the weekend version of the Wall Street Journal on June 1, 2013. In this article on the hep and happening in Pittsburgh, the author interviewed four prominent Pittsburghers regarding their favorite places in the city. The Priory Hotel was singled out by Andy Warhol Museum Executive Director Eric Shiner as his favorite place for a "sound sleep." Said Mr. Shiner: "It's a unique property, a renovated monastery, with events held in a former church."
Grand Hall at the Priory Named "Best of the Knot" Venue for 2013
December 06, 2012
Our Grand Hall at the Priory Banquet facility has been named by the Knot magazine and website The Knot.com aa a "Best of the Knot" venue. This is the seventh consecutive year that the Grand Hall at the Priory has received this honor, which is generated by votes of readers of the popular wedding planning magazine and website.
July 23, 2013
Media Source: KDKA TV
KDKA TV's Kristine Sorensen talks to Priory Hotel owner John Graf about the Priory's participation with Bridal Brokers," a service which connects couples who have canceled weddings and those ccouples who are willing to step into their shoes foir venues, florists, and other services.More ...
July 20, 2013
Media Source: Your American Story
Priory Hotel owner John Graf is intereviewed by entrepreneur and "Your American Story" radio show host D. Raja regarding the Priory's founding, its recent success, and Graf's efforts to acquire and transform the historic "Westinghouse Castle" building in Pittsburgh's eastern suburbs into a boutique hotel.More ...
July 11, 2013
Media Source: WESA 90.5 FM
Priory Hotel owner John Graf, interviewed by this NPR affiliate's Paul Guggenheimer, emphasizes how the Priory Hotel emphasizes a family atmosphere among its staff and how the Priory Hotel is scrupulous in ensuring that its employees hours worked are computed appropriately and that overtime and other benefits are paid when due.More ...
June 01, 2013
Media Source: Wall Street Journal
In this article on the hep and happening in Pittsburgh, the author interviewed four prominent Pittsburghers regarding their favorite places in the city. The Priory Hotel was singled out by Andy Warhol Museum Executive Director Eric Shiner as his favorite place for a "sound sleep." Said Mr. Shiner: "It's a unique property, a renovated monastery, with events held in a former church."More ...
May 13, 2013
Media Source: City Biz List (DC)
The Ernst and Young accounting firm announced that Priory Hospitaility Group owner John Graf was one of the finalists for the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2013.More ...
May 13, 2013
Media Source: CUNY on the Economy
The Priory's John Graf discusses the hotel's "Staycation Package" and its popularity with travelers who are looking to economize by emphasizing driving distance vacations.More ...
April 30, 2013
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This item discusses the Priory's recent hosting of an elegant "High Tea" fundraiser for Sojourner House, a homeless shelter for displaced women and their children.More ...
March 17, 2013
Media Source: Military Families Network
The Priory Hospitality Group is among a number of organizations sponsoring hot breakfasts for the troops at Forward Operating Base Sharana in Afghanistan.More ...