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Are you getting ready to plan an exciting vacation to Pittsburgh? Attending a Penguin’s hockey game is one of the most exciting things to do in the city. Finding the right hotel to stay will make a difference in the entire experience. Staying too far away can make it hard to get to the venue on time, and can cause you to miss out on some exciting nightlife in Pittsburgh. When you plan your trip, consider looking for hotels near Consol Energy Center to make the most out of your experience!

The Pittsburgh Penguins 2014-2015 Season

A little over halfway through the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins are once again among the league favorites to walk away as Stanley Cup Champions this season. Despite battling a coaching change in the offseason, injuries to key players, a severe case of the mumps, the Pens are still well within reach of the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

Under the guidance of first-year coach Mike Johnston, the Penguins’ top players are thriving, with three having the honor of being selected to play in this year’s All-Star game in Columbus. As the Pens approach the beginning of the second half of the season, they will look to continue their momentum and make yet another run at Lord Stanley’s Cup. Be a part of the Penguin’s 2015 push towards the playoffs by booking a stay in hotels near Consol Energy Center.

Consol Energy Center

The Consol Energy Center in downtown Pittsburgh brings 21st century luxury to each and every attendee of a Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game. Seating a little over 18,000 per game, fans can enjoy some of the most comfortable seating in the NHL all without missing a second of the action. In only its first year, Consol Energy Center was named Sports Business Journal’s Best NHL Arena, outranking Madison Square Garden, the Wells Fargo Center and other arenas from across the nation.

When the Penguins aren’t on the ice, Consol Energy Center is proud to host tours of their outstanding facilities, giving fans a behind the scenes look into one of the nation’s leading NHL and concert arenas. For guests planning an overnight stay, visitors can stay at hotels near Consol Energy Center to take advantage of all the unique shopping and dining opportunities around the arena all while exploring some of downtown Pittsburgh’s top attractions.

Downtown Pittsburgh Attractions

Make sure to plan for plenty of time to explore all the attractions and opportunities that Pittsburgh has to offer their guests. Staying at hotels in downtown Pittsburgh places you in the heart of all the action, placing you minutes away from the best attractions in the area.

PNC Park

If you’re visit is later in the season, make your trip a two-for-one sports special and enjoy the outdoors by taking in the ambiance of a baseball game at PNC Park. The baseball park is one of the most beautiful parks in all of baseball, making it one of the top things to do when you are visiting Pittsburgh.

Andy Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol museum is one of the must-see museums in Pittsburgh. It serves up some unique options from fun entertainment of live music to rare films. The Warhol Museum is across the bridge from the Cultural District, making it a perfect place to visit if you are already out and about.

Carnegie Science Museum

If you would like to enjoy yourself in Pittsburgh, head to the Carnegie Science Museum. This museum has four floors of different attractions to view including a coral reef aquarium, a Planetarium, and other exhibits. There are 30 different hands-on exhibits you can enjoy if you like sports and nutrition.

Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium

One of the fun things to do in Pittsburgh is to visit the zoo and aquarium. There are only six major zoos and aquariums in the United States, and Pittsburgh is home to one of them. The zoo has recently undergone a major renovation, allowing for a cleaner facility that will bring more animals to the center.

Finding a Hotel

When you plan on booking a trip to see the Pittsburgh Penguins play, make the most out of your visit and book Consol Energy Center hotel suites. Selecting the right hotel suites will make your entire trip feel like a luxury vacation. To avoid walking all over the city, or paying a fortune in cab fare, call around to find Consol Energy Center accommodations with transportation. Finding hotels that want to help you get to the game on time, and get to some of the other unique places in the city will show you the hotel truly cares about their guests. Check around to find Pittsburgh Penguins hotels that will give you the best experience possible!

The luxurious downtown Pittsburgh hotel suites and incredible location make for a winning combination for guests who choose to stay at the DoubleTree Pittsburgh Downtown. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s lively cultural district, guests of the Pittsburgh hotel can take a short walk to catch the Pittsburgh Penguins take on any of their NHL rivals. Don’t miss your chance to catch a glimpse of some of the NHL’s top talent, book your stay today!