Hotel & Travel
BOOKING YOUR HOTEL
THE OMNI WILLIAM PENN HOTEL
History defines elegance in this classic downtown Pittsburgh hotel. Since opening the doors in 1916, The Omni William Penn Hotel has played a starring role in the city of Pittsburgh, hosting movie stars, politicians, heads of state and leaders of business and industry. A recent multi-million dollar renovation has enhanced the beauty of this luxury hotel to ensure that future generations will enjoy the outstanding service, guest room accommodations, and award winning cuisine that have defined the William Penn Hotel for decades. The hotel boasts 597 guest rooms and suites, 38 meeting rooms, a grand ballroom and the nation’s only remaining Joseph Urban designed Art Deco ballroom. The William Penn Hotel is a National Historic Landmark. Find out more about the William Penn.*
100% non-smoking luxury hotel
Traditional Afternoon Tea service in the Palm Court Lobby
24 hour fitness center
High speed wireless internet*
Six restaurants on site including the Terrace Room, Palm Court, The Speakeasy, The Tap Room, Starbucks and Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery, plus 24 hour room service. Read more about hotel dining here.
Check in: 3pm, Check out: 12 noon
GROUP RATE AND RESERVATION DEADLINES/INFO
The Omni William Penn Hotel offers Conclave 2014 attendees a special group rate of $139* per night. The normal rack rate for a deluxe room at the William Penn is $299* per night so be sure to use the THS Block Code: 17000609328. To make reservations call 1-800-THE-OMNI or online at omni.com. All reservations must be made by May 27, 2014.
*Local taxes additional
Our negotiated hotel rate helps defray costs associated with producing events and keeps your registration fees reasonable. In negotiating hotel room blocks, THS is responsible for booking a predetermined total of nights. Please help us avoid additional costs and reserve your room from the THS room block at our Host Hotel.
Click here to make your reservation online
Be sure to sign up for the Omni Select Guest Program to receive free Wi-Fi internet access, a daily morning paper and morning coffee in your room daily. You can sign up here
PARKING AT THE HOTEL
Self parking is available across William Penn Place at the Mellon Square Garage. The rate is approximately $14/day Monday-Friday and approximately $5/day on the weekend.
Valet parking is available for overnight guests. The rate is approximately $29 per night and includes in/out privileges.
TRAVELING TO PITTSBURGH
Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and less than a 90-minute flight from 50% of North America’s population. It’s under 6 hours by car or train to 9 states, D.C. and Canada.
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is only 25 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh and supports about 155 non-stop flights per day to 37 destinations. A world-class facility, the airport has been recognized for meeting travelers’ needs. It has been ranked number one by Condé Nast Traveler for food, shops, comfort, amenities and ambience. In addition, OAG Worldwide and market research leader J.D. Power and Associates have named it among the top airports in customer satisfaction surveys.
A model for other airports around the world, the terminal was designed to ease pedestrian traffic to the gates. With the help of a high-speed transport, travelers need only take a few steps to cross more than a half mile from the landside to airside terminals. In the airside terminal, moving walkways help passengers reach their gates quickly and easily.
Pittsburgh International Airport Website
PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS SERVED BY 12 PASSENGER CARRIERS
|Air Canada||AirTran Airways||American Airlines|
|Continental Airlines||Delta Airlines||JetBlue Airways|
|Midwest Airlines||Northwest Airlines||Southwest Airlines|
|United Airlines||US Airways||USA 3000|
AMERICAN AIRLINES PARTNERSHIP
THS has selected American Airlines as the official Conclave Airline. Make your air arrangements through our Conclave Concierge or aa.com and use Promotion Code 7164BZ to receive special prices for you travel arrangements. Also be sure to use our Business Advantage number to help THS earn free miles and points. For more info about our American Advantage program click here.
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORT
Only 25 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh, the cheapest and most efficient airport transportation is the Pittsburgh Post Authority’s 28X Airport Flyer. This bus departs every 20 minutes from numerous downtown locations and carries over 40,000 riders every week. Click here for more information about public transit service.
If you are looking for door-to-door service book your airport transportation with SuperShuttle. SuperShuttle is the nation’s leading shared-ride airport shuttle service, providing door-to-door ground transportation to and from 33 airports in the US including Pittsburgh International Airport. Click Here for more information about ground transportation.
TRAIN & BUS
Amtrak is the only rail passenger carrier with service to over 500 destinations in the U.S. and Canada. Daily service to New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Chicago. The Pittsburgh Amtrak station is located a few blocks form our host hotel at:
1100 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15222
Click here for more information.
Greyhound services Pittsburgh with arrivals and departures near the Pittsburgh Train station. For more information click here.
Pittsburgh Megabus service is available from select cities in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. Megabus arrivals in Pittsburgh stop at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, near the Pittsburgh Train Station. For more information click here.
From the Airport
Take I-376 E through the Ft. Pitt Tunnels and across the Ft. Pitt Bridge. Take exit 71 A on the left and merge onto Grant St. Turn left onto Sixth Ave. and then left onto William Penn Place. The Omni William Penn will be on the left.
From the East (PA Turnpike)
I-76 W (PA Turnpike) to Exit 57 Pittsburgh. Take I-376 W to Exit 2B Blvd. of the Allies. Take exit 71A on the left and merge onto Grant St. Turn left onto Sixth Ave. and then left onto William Penn Place. The Omni William Penn will be on the left.
From the West (PA Turnpike)
I-76 E (PA Turnpike) to Exit 28 Cranberry. Follow signs to I-79 S to I-279 S. Take Exit 2A and merge onto I-579 S/Veteran’s Bridge. Take the exit for Seventh Ave. then turn left onto William Penn Place. The Omni William Penn will be on the left.
From the North
I-79 S to I-279 S. Take Exit 2A and merge onto I-579 S/Veteran’s Bridge. Take the exit for Seventh Ave. then turn left onto William Penn Place. The Omni William Penn will be on the left.
From the South
I-79 N to Exit 59 A Pittsburgh to I-376 E through Ft. Pitt Tunnels and across the Ft. Pitt Bridge. Take exit 71 A on the left and merge onto Grant St. Turn left onto Sixth Ave. and then left onto William Penn Place. The Omni William Penn will be on the left.