Located about a 3-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 376 on-ramp and a 15-minute drive from downtown Pittsburgh, the Comfort Inn Conference Center Pittsburgh is geared towards business and vacation travellers who require a hotel with meeting/banquet space, easy highway access and a free breakfast.
This hotel has 154 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, an in-room safe, an iron and ironing board, a desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a kitchenette, a jetted tub, a separate bedroom and a seating area with a sofabed are also available.
Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting/banquet space, a business centre, guest laundry, free parking and a free continental breakfast. On-site dining is available at Inndigo Blue, which offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, as well as room service.
The hotel is wheelchair accessible. Pets are permitted for a fee of $15 per pet, per night. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is located about 22 minutes northwest by car, while Kennywood is a 20-minute drive southward. Monroeville Mall is an 8-minute drive southeast of the hotel, and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is roughly a 35-minute drive west. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $15/pet/night, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 3, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and breakfast.
Many lodgers praised the hotel's location. They described it as being close to downtown, highway access, SV Temple, Phipps, Conservatory, Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium, Kennywood and Oglebay Resort.
The hotel's staff were complimented by numerous reviewers, who characterized them as pleasant, friendly and helpful.
Several guests enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast, and described it as delicious and plentiful, with numerous hot and cold items available. It was also mentioned that items were replenished quickly upon running out, and that the staff were cheerful.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although the majority of reviewers enjoyed their clean and spacious rooms, some guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported small bathrooms, worn carpets and decor and musty odours.
A few guests complained of noise transfer during their stay. They reported noise from other guests in the hallways, as well as traffic noise from outside and a noisy in-room heater.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #46 out of 67 Pittsburgh hotels with an average rating of 3 out of 5 from 115 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.3 out of 10 from 69 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.6 out of 5 with a 78% recommendation rate from 27 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 3, 2013 to verify some information.