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Crowne Plaza hotel opens in Pittsburgh

Crowne Plaza hotel opens in Pittsburgh

InterContinental Hotels Group is opening the 199-room Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West-Green Tree hotel, following a $4 million renovation by the ownership. At the closest IHG full service hotel to Pittsburgh, guests will enjoy modern décor and a host of preferred amenities designed to cater to the modern day business traveler.

Guests at the Pittsburgh hotel will experience the Crowne Plaza brand’s new “Always On” enhancements that are focused on connectivity, wellness and productivity. The 24-hour business center features U-Connect, the hospitality industry’s leading business center solution while new technology offers single Internet sign-on, free and reliable Wi-Fi, one-click secure wireless printing and easy access to power outlets and charging cords. The hotel also features an Energy Essentials Wellness Station with healthy snacks and drinks to help guests stay energized and balanced to perform at their best.

“We know our guests need to be productive when they’re on the road for work,” said Gina LaBarre, vice president, Americas Brand Management, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, IHG. “Our guests are looking for a hotel that caters to their business needs so it’s important that we provide an environment that enables them to focus on getting their work done.”

Conveniently located off Interstate 376, the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh West-Green Tree hotel offers a variety of dining options at the onsite restaurant, Bistro 401, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its guestrooms provide choice amenities including 42-inch flat screen HDTV’s, Keurig Coffee Makers, iHome clock radios, Miwa contactless guestroom keys, evoking the most modern features of room locks and complimentary high speed internet access. Downtown Pittsburgh is only three miles away, and the hotel provides easy access to public transportation.

Business travelers can take advantage of the Crowne Plaza brand’s reputation as the ideal choice for meetings and events. The hotel offers 11,700 square feet of flexible meeting space and the comprehensive Crowne Plaza meetings program, which includes a two-hour response guarantee to RFPs, a dedicated meetings director and a daily meeting debrief.


The hotel features the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage® program, which encompasses the entire sleep experience, from training staff on how to create and maintain a restful environment to providing innovative products and services such as signature bedding, designated quiet zone floor and aromatherapy.

“We are very pleased to join the Crowne Plaza brand as one of the first hotels offering the newly designed guestrooms,” said John Sharpe, the hotel’s general manager. “The Crowne Plaza services and amenities we provide will position us as a top hotel for business travelers in the Pittsburgh area.”