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William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

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William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

We want to stay in the most classic, historic, upscale hotel possible in Pittsburgh. Should we choose the William Penn Omni, or the Renaissance Pittsburgh? Which is considered the "flagship" or most desirable? Location is not that critical as we will have a car and have planned activities for both day and night in all of the Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

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1. Re: William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

The William Penn is bigger, the lobby is definitely more impressive, but the Renaissance has some rooms with great river views. I'd probably go with the William Penn, it is more grand.

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Thank you for your advice and opinion!

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Stay at the new hotel, Fairmont Pittsburgh the service is great and the rooms and view are remarkable!

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Thanks for pointing out some advantages of the Fairmont Pittsburgh!

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We stayed in the Omni last May. Its a great hotel with probably the nicest lobby of any hotel that we have ever stayed in. Their staff is friendly and caring. The only drawback was that some rooms face another building.

If you do stay there, join their Omni rewards program. You get extra benefits such as free wifi in your room.

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Hmmm...The Omni is sounding better and better! Thanks so much for taking the time to advise us!

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I think you will love the city. My wife and I went last May for a convention and we were so impressed by it. It was our first time there and we wondered why we had never been to this gem of a city before. One thing that you have to in the city is to go up to the top of Mount Washington. This view is one of the prettiest views of any city in the US.

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8. Re: William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

For classic, historic, and upscale it's the Wiilliam Penn !!!

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9. Re: William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

We really appreciate your feedback...I think we are settling in on a decision!

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10. Re: William Penn Omni or Renaissance Pittsburgh?

Thanks for the advice! The inclines to Mt. Washington are on our to do list!