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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side

Pittsburgh, PA, US (PIT)

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Based on 440 reviews
Centrally located near local attractions.
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Suite One King Bed Accessible

  • One King Bed
Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels are offered for your entertainment. Daily housekeeping and a wake-up call service are among the included amenities. This room is Non-Smoking.

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One King and One Sofa Bed, Non-Smoking

  • One King and One Sofa Bed
Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker and a microwave are provided. Bathroom amenities include a hair dryer. Handy amenities include daily housekeeping, a wake-up call service, and a phone with free local calling. This room is Non-Smoking.

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Standard, Non-Smoking

  • One Bed
  • Two Beds
Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels are offered for your entertainment. Handy amenities include daily housekeeping, a wake-up call service, and a phone with free local calling. This room is Non-Smoking.

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Two Queen Beds Non-Smoking

  • Two Queen Beds
Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is provided. Daily housekeeping and a wake-up call service are among the included amenities. This room is Non-Smoking.

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Two Queen and One Sofa Bed Non-Smoking

  • Two Queen and One Sofa Bed
Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is provided. Daily housekeeping and a wake-up call service are among the included amenities. This room is Non-Smoking.

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side
20 S 10th St, Pittsburgh, PA US 15203


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side is located in central Pittsburgh, close to Consol Energy Center, Monongahela Incline, and PNC Park. Nearby points of interest also include Duquesne Incline and Heinz Field.

Resort Details

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and a fitness facility. This 3-star property has a business center and offers limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas. The property has a complimentary area shuttle which runs to destinations within 2 mi. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include laundry facilities, ATM/banking services, and coffee in the lobby.

Accommodation Details

There are 125 guestrooms at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh-South Side. Wired high-speed and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer complimentary free local calls (restrictions may apply). Cable television is provided. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls.


Notifications and Fees:

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms may be available, subject to availability. Guests can request connecting/adjoining rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.



The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 14 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Based on 440 reviews
from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 03-05-2016
Love the location of this Hotel real close to Carson street restaurants. Was there a few years back and had no problems but this time in my opinion it had Housekeeping issues, no cups for coffee in room, no tea bags, no bath mat, shampoo bottle was half full, bedside table was very dirty with rings from a previous glass or cup. Mentioned it to the front desk person but did not get a very pleasing reply, not bad but was excepting more. I will be back in November and hopefully it was just a one ti... Read more
from New Braunfels, Texas
Submitted on 09-05-2016
Convenient location but desk staff seemed indifferent and barely made eye contact. The housekeeping staff were pleasant and helpful. The staff at the desk might want to learn from housekeeping how to create an atmosphere of hospitality. Clean.
Submitted on 12-05-2016
The hotel is very great as it is very clean and comfortable. It's also pretty close to the city center as you can reach it by a 20 minutes walk. The only thing that was disapointing is that when we woke up at 9:30 (the breakfast is served until 10h) there was pretty much nothing left but fruits and oatmeal... So we end up going somewhere else to eat even though the breakfast was free at the hotel.
from Dortmund, Germany
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Stayed there for 5 nights. Different rates per night, top rate was $379. Housekeeping didn't come at all one day, all other days the bed was made but nothing more: bath not cleaned, I found a hairpin directly in front of the bed and bits of cheese from the microwave pizza I ate the first evening stayed in the sink until I left. Will not chose this hotel again.
from Milford, New Jersey
Submitted on 23-05-2016
Very nice, clean, comfortable hotel in the middle of the city. good breakfast. pool and fitness center. Friendly staff. Parking was extra, but it was close to the entrance. Room was very comfortable with microwave and refrigerator. Pittsburgh is a great city too.
from Denver, Colorado
Submitted on 30-05-2016
I stayed here for a few days in April. This was such a convenient location for the various business activities and sight seeing that I wanted to do. The shuttle driver was able to take us down to the incline and to station square / entrance to the gateway clipper. It was a short lyft to Oakland and museums. The rooms were large. I appreciated the fridge / microwave combo as I had many leftovers. I would absolutely consider staying here again.
from Pune
Submitted on 02-06-2016
In Pittsburgh not to far nor to close. Idyllic and Serene location. Very close to Mount Washington great views. Great for a business or for a personal vacation. Good spread for Buffet. Parking facility open and covered parking. Helpful staff
from Washington, DC
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Hotel is convenient to both downtown and nightlife. There's a free shuttle that will take you nearby places like Southside Works. There is a fee to park overnight, but the parking lot itself is good because it is gated and secure.
from Rockwood, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 04-07-2016
My wife stayed at this hotel for a bachelorette party at the end of June. While there, the A/C was not working. Upon several calls to the front desk, someone finally came to check the unit out to simply tell them that they would look into it but it didn't seem to be working right, but they may be able to move them to another room. Several hours later, nothing had occurred and they were forced to make another call to the front desk. This time another worker came to the room to, again tell the... Read more
from Niagara Falls, New York
Submitted on 05-07-2016
Stayed here for a concert at PNC park. Hotel was quiet, big plus in my book, trains aren't their fault! Room was large, clean, and had a nice sized bathroom with a large sink and vanity mirror. Adjustable height and spray functions on shower head was a welcome touch. Breakfast in the AM was hot, fresh, and great coffee. Very close to town, shuttle driver was very informative and fast. Told us where to go when we were dropped off, told us where to look for him again. My one nit-pick is thi... Read more
from Marrakech, Morocco, Africa
Submitted on 06-07-2016
Pros: comfortable bed and nice-ish clean rooms. Nice showers and a convenient location. CONS: We stayed over for a weekend and it was full of weddings and graduations and all that. The noise from other guests was not an issue but the noise from the highway is *far* too loud to sleep. My dad did not sleep at all. I was given earplugs but when my dad asked for some the staff was not aware they had any and told him there was nothing they could do. Seems like they would have figured out that h... Read more
from Oakville, Canada
Submitted on 06-07-2016
Landed this hotel on a Hotwire deal. Everything was great so we added a second night. If you get a room number ending in *01 it's a great corner unit and has a window and side window making it nice and open. Yes there are trains at night but it's a bustling city :)
Submitted on 07-07-2016
My boyfriend and I decided to stay here for 4th of July weekend, and overall it was a great stay. Check-in was super easy and fast. Parking is $14 a night which kind of stinks but it is less expensive than other hotels in the area. They don't tell you that there is a fee; I only knew from reading reviews online so beware of that. I had no problem with the parking lot. You use your room key to get through the gate and there were plenty of spaces when we were there. The room was very clean... Read more
Submitted on 16-07-2016
Got this hotel for July 4th so we could enjoy Pittsburgh without worrying about the hour drive home. The people at the desk for check in were lovely and helpful. Parking right on site is worth the $14 because there's nowhere else to park in the area. We got a king bed room and it was amazing! The room was huge and had a large sitting area, fridge, microwave, and sink. The bathroom was nice and no issues with the shower. The toiletries are bath and body works which I loved but there was no bar so... Read more
Submitted on 18-07-2016
I was so excited to get in the room as I had taken my boyfriend for his first time trip to Pittsburgh. When we got in the room it was beautiful! Then it was problem after problem. We got in the shower and to our surprise when getting out there were no towels in the room except for handtowels. So we had to dry off with them. As we were drying off we notice a stain on the towel! The wi-fi did not work at all in the corner room. We called down and talked to Paul to tell him about having no towels,... Read more
from Painesville, Ohio
Submitted on 22-07-2016
This location as far as looks was on par with most HIEX I have stayed at in the past. The property was well maintained. They offer breakfast and parking was $14 for the night we stayed. The beds and pillows as always were very comfortable. The only downsides of this location was room cleanliness and breakfast. When we arrived there was urine in the toilet and long, red hair all over the pillows on one of the beds. Breakfast items were not well stocked and often empty. I still will use HIEX often... Read more
Submitted on 23-07-2016
We enjoyed this hotel. I liked the modern look of the hotel and lobby. The kids used the pool and gym and indicated both were clean. Room was very clean, although the remote in the room was not functioning very well. The bathroom had only two towels so we had to ask for additional towels because we had two adults and one child. The bed was comfortable and the free breakfast was on par with other Holiday Inn Express locations. The location was very convenient in South Pittsburgh. Be advise... Read more
from Woodbury, New York
Submitted on 23-07-2016
This hotel is in a great location on the south side of Pittsburgh. The rooms are clean and well presented. Check in was pleasant and professional. That's the good! The bad - during check in we were told that we had a room with 2 queen beds; our room had 1 king and a pull out sofa - no big deal! We were also told that we could be shuttled anywhere within a 2 mile radius. When we inquired we were told that the shuttle was in the shop. Ok, again, no big deal. Now for the worst app... Read more
from Columbus, Ohio
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Regular sized pillows.Clean room. Cold AC! All the things that make it good. We stayed here on a weekend trip to Pittsburgh. It i a great location close to Carson Street and all of the entertainment that is located there. The breakfast was pretty good.Eggs, sausage, biscuits& gravy, cereal and bagels to name portion of the items. Very clean lobby. We took the shuttle to the Pirates game and that made life much easier. Be sure to tip the driver. Front desk staff was very friendly and h... Read more
from Melbourne, Australia
Submitted on 28-07-2016
We had a terrific room, quiet and peaceful for a couple of nights exploration of the city. The courtesy bus was appreciated and we found the staff very attentive to our needs. Great breakfast and a good atmosphere at the hotel. Thoroughly recommended.
from Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Submitted on 29-07-2016
We stayed at the Southside HI Express in Pittsburgh from July 7 through 10th while attending a family wedding. We booked our 2 adjoining suites at the beginning of May, in the block reserved for wedding guests. Reservations through the hotel were not the greatest, but not the worst we've experienced. When we wised up and dealt exclusively with Kyla (the person in charge of special events bookings), she was able to look up the wedding rate ($179 per night, vs the 249 I was quoted by the front... Read more
from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 01-08-2016
Our room was clean and a nice size. The location is really great. We were looking for a room for one night, not in downtown, so that we could catch an early train at the Amtrak station. Our room, however, was right at the front (210) on the second floor. It was bright all night with traffic and flashing lights. There are no drapes on the window for shutting out the lights. The biggest problem with the room was a heavy smell of something like disinfectant, really very strong. We would have asked ... Read more
from Abbottstown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 05-08-2016
We've been traveling for about a month now so I'm just getting around to reviewing this hotel! We had a very easy check in when we arrived and the front desk staff was very accommodating of us! We loved every part of our room and every staff member we encountered was extremely friendly. The only problem we had was slow internet access! We will definitely be returning!
from east coast
Submitted on 08-08-2016
Stayed here over the weekend. Pros - great view from the 6th floor of the river and Mt Washington/city. Clean/spacious room. Nice front desk staff. Shuttle driver Saturday afternoon 8/6/16 was very accommodating and friendly. Cons - Neighborhood could use a facelift (especially when walking over to station square), Doors slammed consistently through the night til at least midnight, alarm went off at midnight, no water at all available at the hotel to purchase, management messed up and did n... Read more
from Hamilton
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Visited my husband who was living here during work and he had a great room but the location was fantastic with a free shuttle within the city including pic up with a quick call. Lots of little bars, restaurants and shopping to be had right out the door.
Submitted on 11-08-2016
Hotel is just across the river from downtown, in the funky Southside neighborhood. It took us only a few minutes to get to different attractions: Station Square, Warhol museum, Strip District. My room was clean and spacious. The breakfast buffet was good. The staff was friendly. I'd stay here again.
from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 12-08-2016
The hotel staff, other than the manager, were very welcoming, courteous and willing to make sure our stay was the best. However, when we first got into our room I noticed that the room (that slept 4) only had 2 towels. I also noticed that the fridge was not cold. I called the front desk and asked for more towels. The response I received was, "you can come down to get them". I was a bit stunned by this response. I then told her that the fridge was not cold and asked if someone can take a lo... Read more
Submitted on 22-08-2016
I live in Pittsburgh so I have stayed here several times. The shuttle is very convenient and the location is ideal if you plan to go around the South Side or Uptown. The rooms are very large and always clean. I will say that the rooms are a little expensive.
from Oxford, PA
Submitted on 27-08-2016
Positives: hotel location right on the edge of Southside, so easy walking access to many of the bars, restaurants and clubs on Carson St and also good for visiting local colleges. Room was modern with plenty of space, nice color palette and good lighting. Decent coffee and nice cinnamon buns at breakfast. K-cup maker in room (but no sugar or creamer). Beds are soft (not firm). Linens and housekeeping were great. Negatives: parking is an extra $14, which allows you to park in the fenced lot ... Read more
from Cleveland, Ohio
Submitted on 30-08-2016
First, we checked into a room where the AC was clearly not working on a 90-degree day. The cordial staff seemed more convinced that I was not working the simple machinery correctly as opposed to offering alternatives. I went to Carson St. and returned three hours later. In addition to returning to a jungle heat, the smell from a what I believe was a dirty filter, was unbearable. I went back downstairs and luckily they had another room to try. This room had an operational AC and there was no sme... Read more
from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 26-09-2016
Stayed one night for Pirates game at PNC. Hotwire lists this as a "downtown" hotel. No way! It's on the South Side way over near the Carson St. strip of bars/restaurants/clubs. It was a long, hot hike to downtown and then over to PNC. Good things: spacious room w/ king bed, sitting chair, small sofa, coffee table, coffees maker, fridge/wet bar (no micro), good TV, good breakfast, comp Post-Gazzette newspaper. Bad things: windows do not open, in-wall a/c right next to bed was noisy, shoddy housek... Read more
from Martins Ferry, Ohio
Submitted on 02-10-2016
Stayed at this hotel 5 different times. Always our go to when staying in Pittsburgh. The location is wonderful!!! There's always something going on in the Southside. Carson Street is great!!! Plenty of restaurants and bars. Cool little stores. The hotel is nice and clean. Staff very helpful and friendly. Breakfast is great. Will continue to stay here for every visit to Pittsburgh.
from North Fort Myers, Florida
Submitted on 03-10-2016
The hotel is located perfectly for access to the city and going to steeler or pirate games. The bridge makes a nice walk in the morning for exercise. Our room was beautifully decorated and furnished. Our room was on the sixth floor and very quiet. We faced the street and there was some street noise but not much. Would definitely stay here again! A couple issues at the hotel appear to be management related. The breakfast was probably the worst I've ever seen at a Holiday Inn. They were out... Read more
from Washington DC, District of Columbia
Submitted on 08-10-2016
I've stayed here before. It's clean and very functional, especially for the price (they were having a last minute special). One positive is that I'm very aware of noise and my room was quiet. As an example, the room next to me had noise coming out the door that I could hear as I passed it to reach my room. Although my door was right next to this door, when I was in my room I heard nothing. In other hotel/motels that I've stayed at, the walls are paper thin. On the negative, the rugs in the room... Read more
Submitted on 12-10-2016
This hotel has a great location in reference to downtown Pittsburgh, but is in desperate need of room renovations. After signing a "no smoking" policy at check-in, the first room I was given smelled like someone had just smoked a cigarette in there a few hours before my arrival. My co-worker's room also smelly so we requested new rooms. My second room was not as bad, but still smoky. Meanwhile my co-workers second room smelled very fresh. I hesitated but ended up requesting a third room, which... Read more
from Scranton, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 19-10-2016
We chose this hotel based on its South Side location, close to Station Square and the bustling Carson Street area. Hotel was clean and room was great size for three guests. Breakfast area was clean and convenient. We parked the car ($14 per day) on Saturday and used the shuttle to the area attractions. Shuttle took us to and from the Sunday game via Station Square (took the T over and the riverboat back). The only negatives are that the room price rises significantly for a game weekend, and the ... Read more
from East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 19-10-2016
During my stay, the Front Desk Supervisor Steve was amazing, he knew all the best places to visit. He was kind, and I really felt like he cared about how my stay was. My room was clean and smelled great. John the shuttle driver was very nice and helpful always picked me up fast, great guy.
from Erie, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 24-10-2016
Where do I start? This hotel was packed with people for the football game. The front desk staff were friendly and knew what we needed before we needed it. Steve and Michael were both great, Helped us with places to eat, and the shuttle. I wish they had two shuttles running but the drivers were doing their best both in the morning and at night. I already booked my next stay here with steve at the front desk and became a HIG Rewards member! If you are up late make sure you say hello to Ray. Ray is... Read more
Submitted on 26-10-2016
A block from Carson Street which has over 80 bars and restaurants. A place for everyone. Felt very safe walking around. The hotel room was nice and roomy with a couch and coffee table. The hotel also provided a shuttle to and from Heinz Field, but it was a 30 minute wait at 930 for a noon game. Plan to leave earlier if you want to enjoy some tailgating. Many people had Styrofoam coolers on the bus!! Across the river from Duquesne campus, but other than that and Carson, it's a long walk to anythi... Read more
Submitted on 01-11-2016
If you book this hotel for their shuttle service to Pittsburgh locations, Don't. Shuttle service was spotty, at best. When the shuttle ran, lines and wait times were very long on weekends. Management told me I was better off to take a cab to my destination since the shuttle wait time was at least 25 minutes, and that was early in the a.m. I was warned by management to be sure I called for my return ride by 10:00pm, since the shuttle runs only until 10:30pm. When I did call at approx. 6:00pm... Read more
from New Orleans
Submitted on 06-11-2016
Affordable choice in a good location for a family! Nice,clean, hotel with secured, easy-access parking lot, great breakfast, friendly staff, and perfect shuttle service to everything downtown..... we will definitely return!
Submitted on 10-11-2016
Close to many sites and good restaurants. However, could use updates and better housekeeping. Carpets barely got a once over on vacuuming. The sparkle from someone's dress was still there after cleaning two times. Lipstick from someone else was still on the frame of the towel shelf. The bathroom floor was not clean when we arrived. It was late when we arrived and we needed to leave immediately or I would have called. However, I doubt it would have been cleaned until the next day. We noticed tha... Read more
from Ohio
Submitted on 27-11-2016
We wanted a hotel close to the street which had the clubs and the pubs and hence we selected this . Walkable distance to all of the bars. The breakfast was just the usual continental and nothing out of the ordinary to mention. One of the dayside stayed the omelette had ham which I did not appreciate as I was an eggeterian. The rooms were decent nothing to complain there . What I did appreciate was that we were running early like 8 hours and they let us take the room at 8 am even though our chec... Read more
from Minneapolis, Minnesota
Submitted on 03-12-2016
At first appearance the hotel looked adequate. Unfortunately the experience here was less than Desirable. If they didn't employ Gladys and John J this hotel would not survive. The housekeeping was terrible. They are well under staffed. The assistant manager Steve was not helpful. We ended up staying only because if Gladys.