Special Events

Located just blocks from the city center, but nevertheless away from it all, the Priory Hotel is the ideal location for hosting a private gathering.  Tucked away on a non-through street, the Priory keeps a low profile.  No one need know you’re here.

The Priory has three main gathering spaces:  the Refectory, or Monks’ Dining Room; the Chapter House Room; and the Grand Hall.  Between the three, the Priory Hotel can comfortably host groups from 5 to 350 for weddings, bridal and baby showers, private dinners, corporate Holiday parties, charity functions, and a wide variety of other events.

Bridal and Baby Showers

With sunlight filtering in through the courtyard trees and palms and other plants arranged around its burgandy walls, the Refectory presents a warm and airy environment for bridal or baby showers. The Priory can provide tea and coffee service, or wine and champagne, along with a variety of excellent hors' d'oeuvres, light sandwiches, salads or soups. Planning a shower for someone special? Consider The Priory for a memorable tribute.

Parties and Small Weddings

The Refectory is also the ideal spot for small business or family get-togethers, such as dmall weddings, office parties, family reunions, anniversary dinners, birthday parties and other events. For a small office, The Priory offers a perfect solution for a Holiday party -- centrally located, easy to get to, with a cozy space which won't swallow up the guests.  The Priory offers full food and beverage service, so when planning a business or personal party, contact The Priory to ensure a memorable event.

Large Weddings

Whether it’s the Grand Hall’s rolling barrel vaults and arches, soaring 80 feet into the air, its massive supporting columns, topped with gold-leafed Corinthian capitals, or the intricate, gold-plated stencil-work gracing the ceiling, the Grand Hall’s physical space inspires a sense of wonder. It's a one-of-a-kind space fro weddings cermonies and wedding receptions up to 350 people.


614 Pressley Street
Pittsburgh PA 15212-5616

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