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 01, 2011
Media Source: Pennsylvania Magazine
Writer Bette McDevitt tells the story of the Priory Hotel's first transformation, from monastery to boutique hotel, in 1986 and its second transformation, in 2011, when it expanded from 25 to 42 guestrooms. Writer McDevitt also discusses how the Priory has acted as a linchpin in the redevelopment of its Deutschtown neighborhood in the past 25 years. She notes: "Over the years, awards from the hotel industry and praise from guests have made the Priory Hotel one of the most desirable places to stay in the city of Pittsburgh." McDevitt quotes Western Pennsylvania Small Business Administration District Director Carl Knoblock, who called the Graf family, owners of the Priory, "'bold visionaries who opened a city inn and perhaps helped turn around Pittsburgh's Deutschtown neighborhood. You can see the rehabilitation and civic pride all through this historic neighborhood.'" Electronic versions of this article are available upon request.More ...
October 05, 2011
Media Source: Hotel Business Magazine
The national Trade Publication "Hotel Business" reports on the Priory Hotel's recently complted expansion.More ...
September 15, 2011
Media Source: The Strip Magazine
"The Strip" magazine, a publication devoted to reporting about the goings on in Pittsburgh's fresh produce and meat district, the "Srip Distric," published a review of the Priory Hotel's new wing.More ...
August 11, 2011
Media Source: KDKA TV
Christine Sorensen interview Priory Hospitality Group Director of Operations John Graf about the Priory's drawing for a free Winter White Wedding for a veteran of the the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan.More ...
August 04, 2011
Media Source: WTAE TV
WTAE TV reports on "A Night for Tassy Part II," a fundraiser to bring Haitian children to Pittsburgh for medical treatment. The Priory was proud to be an event sponsor, and to partner with former "Survivor" stand out Ian Rosenberger to host this very special event.More ...
June 30, 2011
Media Source: KDKA TV
Pittsburgh's CBS affiliate KDKA TV listed the best places in the Pittsburgh to get away from it all:
This European-style hotel offers old world charm with many modern amenities . . . within walking distance of the Warhol Museum, and just a few blocks from PNC Park and Heinz Field. . . .More ...
June 24, 2011
Media Source: WPXI TV
Our Priory Fine Pastries was named as having the second best cupcake in the Pittsburgh region by the viewers of NBC affiliate WPXI TV.More ...
June 01, 2011
Media Source: North Side Chronicle
The North Side Chronicle covers Priory Hospitality Group owner and Director of Operations, John Graf, being named the Family Owned Business Owner of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration.More ...