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.
January 20, 2011
Media Source: Pop City Media
This piece described the Priory's opening of a $2.7 million expansion and reovation in January 2011.More ...
December 23, 2010
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Miriam Rubin of the Post-Gazette lists Priory Fine Pastries as a “go to” place for New Year’s good luck pretzels.More ...
November 15, 2010
Media Source: KDKA TV
Pittsburgh's CBS affiliate rated the Priory as one of the most hip hangouts in the city. KDKA TV said:
"This famous hotel on the city's North Side is a great place to stay if you're visiting the Warhol Museum. But it also has a wine bar with a great fireplace, as well as a cozy courtyard where hipsters can mingle. It's a wonderful place to take a friend or two to sip some wine and chat."More ...
August 26, 2010
Media Source: WTAE TV
This story by Pittsburgh's local ABC affiliate details a fundraiser held at and sponsored by the Priory for a teenage survivor of the Earthquake in Haiti who had been in desperate need of surgery for a tumor growing on his jaw. (Postscript: the surgery was successful and the young man, Tassy Filsaime, is coming to Pittsburgh in the Fall 2011 to attend school).More ...
March 03, 2010
Media Source: WPXI TV
Pittsburgh's NBC affiliate provided this coverag of the Priory's groundbreaking for its new wing.More ...
February 06, 2010
Media Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
This story from the local Pittsburgh Tribune-Review noted that the Priory had been named the number one hotel in the City of Pittsburgh for 2010.More ...