The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown is conveniently located within walking distance of many of Pittsburgh’s top attractions. From downtown, many visitors enjoy visiting PNC Park, Heinz Field and the Consol Energy Center. Guests of the DoubleTree Pittsburgh Downtown can easily visit these attractions with a quick walk or by using the complimentary US Steel Trolley. Pittsburgh’s Port Authority offers a light rail system, also known as the T, with a free fare zone that includes downtown Pittsburgh and the North Side. Riding is free from the DoubleTree Downtown Pittsburgh and other downtown attractions. To get to PNC Park, Heinz Field and other North Side locations, guests can use the Steel Plaza station just a few short steps outside of the hotel’s door. The T then travels across the Allegheny River and stops at the North Side station for PNC Park and the Allegheny station for Heinz Field.
Guests can catch a Pirates’ game at Pittsburgh’s classic-style ballpark. Built in 2001, visitors will be immersed in the spirit of the city’s long baseball history while cheering on the Pirates. The park is located on the North Side of the Allegheny River, just a mile from the DoubleTree Pittsburgh Downtown. Guests can take a short drive or hop on the free trolley that runs from downtown Pittsburgh under the Allegheny River to the North Side area. Once there, visitors will be treated to the breathtaking Pittsburgh skyline overlooking the Allegheny River.
Football fanatics can catch a Pittsburgh Steelers game at Heinz Field, located less than a 10-minute drive from the hotel and also serviced by the free trolley between North Side and downtown Pittsburgh. With its convenient location, guests of the Doubletree Pittsburgh Downtown can enjoy an evening of football and fun on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Heinz Field is a natural grass field designed with ample seating and unobstructed views of the field. In addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Panthers also call Heinz Field home.
PPG Paints Arena
The PPG Paints Arena is home to the city’s professional hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Located adjacent to the Doubletree Pittsburgh Downtown, guests of the hotel are just steps away from the ice arena. In addition to ice hockey, the PPG Paints Arena hosts a variety of cultural, artistic and athletic events, including concerts and shows that are perfect for the entire family. The PPG Paints Arena frequently brings in top entertainers, such as Lady Gaga and Billy Joel. The arena also hosts several major collegiate and professional sporting events, including the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and the upcoming P&G Gymnastics Championships.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown is perfect for visitors who want to go out and enjoy all that Pittsburgh has to offer. We are conveniently located near many exciting attractions, including the city’s major sports venues. For hotel rooms near the Consol Energy Center, Heinz Field, and PNC Park, contact the DoubleTree Pittsburgh Downtown.