Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
Both the City of Pittsburgh and the County of Allegheny have offices in this historic building. The designers of the interior incorporated insignias of both offices, as well as those of the building's historical functions, into the decor of the lobby. With large windows, high painted ceilings, towering columns, and a grand lobby, this is an impressive sight in the Downtown area.