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.
November 30, 2012
Media Source: Travel Daily News
This article notes the Priory's notching the closing of its 25th year in business, with an eye toward many more years of successful operations.More ...
November 20, 2012
Media Source: North Side Chronicle
The North Side Chronicle's Kelsey Shea covered the Priory Hotel's 25th Anniversary celebration in November 2012.More ...
October 07, 2012
Media Source: Yahoo! Travel
In a tour of 10 (unexpectedly) romantic United States Cities, Yahoo! Travel mentions just one hotel in Pittsburgh -- the Priory Hotel! "For optimum romance, check into the Priory Hotel, a former Benedictine monastery on the City's North Side, with just 42 cozy rooms, a fireplace in the lobby, and an on call shuttle to downtown."More ...
October 03, 2012
Media Source: KDKA TV
Priory Fine Pastries is named one of the top locations for Autumn Desserts in Pittsburgh in this piece by KDKA TV, Pittsburgh's CBS network affiliate.More ...
September 26, 2012
Media Source: WPXI TV
A slide show of the crowd at the Pittsburgh Wine Opener eventto benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in September 2012.More ...
August 26, 2012
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A brief story on the "Salute Your Troops" gala held at the Grand Hall at the Priory, which featured many local celebrities and government officials.More ...
June 26, 2012
Media Source: Tripadvisor.com
We are pleased to announce that TripAdvisor.com awarded the Priory Hotel its Certificate of Excellence, based upon the number of reviews generated by our property and by the quality of those guest evaluations, averaging a 4.5 out of 5 in TripAdvisor user evaluations.More ...
June 01, 2012
Media Source: German Life
In this piece for German Life magazine on our neighborhood, Deutschtown, and its German heritage, author Frances J. Folsom discusses the Priory Hotel and Grand Hall's previous incarnations as St. Mary's Church and Priory and the German-speaking peoples who built and populated the buildings.More ...