December 16, 2014
This is a three part celebration of craft beer sponsored by the Pennsylvania Brewers Association and featuring three of the bigest names in craft beer in Pennsylvania, Bill Covaleski, founder of Victory Brewing, Chris Troegner of Troegs Brewing, and Scott Smith of Pittsburgh's own East End Brewing. Bill, Chris and Scott will chat panel-style about the art of beer making and what has spurred them to their success. Part I is a private reception with Bill Covaleski, Part II is a beer dinner pairing some fabulous food from our Grand Hall chefs with the beers of these great brewers, and Part III is an after party with Chris Troegner of Troegs Brewing. The Pre Party is $20 per person; dinner is $60 per person; and the after party is $20 per person. Attend all three as a VIP for $95 per person.
Contact Pnneyslvania Brewers at 804-876-BEER for tickets.
Priory Wins Best of the Knot for the 8th Year in a Row
December 01, 2014
Our Priory Hotel's Grand Hall was named a "Best of the Knot" venue for weddings for the eighth straight year. The Knot is the premier wedding website, and our ranking is based upon unbiased client reviews.
Priory Hotel Gets Shout Out in the New York Times
October 23, 2014
We were proud and pleased that our Priory Hotel and Grand Hall were the subject of discussion of a recent New York Times article, "Former Churches Blessed with New Lives in Pittsburgh." The article discusses the re-purposing of churches and religious buildings in Pittsburgh, and highlighted our "pint-sized" Monks' Bar, as well as our "sumptuous" Grand Hall event space.
June 01, 2012
Media Source: German Life
In this piece for German Life magazine on our neighborhood, Deutschtown, and its German heritage, author Frances J. Folsom discusses the Priory Hotel and Grand Hall's previous incarnations as St. Mary's Church and Priory and the German-speaking peoples who built and populated the buildings.More ...
May 15, 2012
Media Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review
An interview with actress Barbara Feldon (Get Smart), with a good picture of Ms. Feldon at the Women in Film and Media Opal Awards hosted by the Grand Hall at the Priory in April 2012.More ...
May 08, 2012
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This is a brief item about the "Mutters Day Fashion Show" hosted by the Grand Hall at the Priory, which featured a dog fashion show to benefit the Animal Rescue League.More ...
April 02, 2012
Media Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Priory Hotel and Grand Hall hosted the Austrian American Cultural Society of Pittsburgh's annual Austrian Ball on March 31. The highlight of the event is the presentation of eight young ladies of poise, beauty and scholarship, as covered by the Pittsburgh Pos-Gazette.More ...
February 02, 2012
Media Source: WTAE TV
WTAE TV, Pittsburgh's ABC affiliate, broadcaset this story about a Priory hotel guest, Frank McKinney. McKinney is a real estate developer traveling the country promoting his "Survival to Thrival" project. which seeks to transition the homeless to productive lives. As part of his mission, McKinney traded his place at the "posh" Priory with a resident of a local shelter, David Aikens, who was extremely grateful for his night at our facility.More ...
January 01, 2012
Media Source: Views and Voices Magazine
Author Hilary Daninhirsch tells the story of Priory Hotel and Grand Hall at the Priory in the Weddings issue of this lifestyle magazine.More ...
November 15, 2011
Media Source: WPXI TV
The Priory Hotel's owner and Director of Operations John Graf, Grand Hall General Manager Walter Czapliewicz, and Wedding Sales Specialist Heather McDowell were featured on a segment of the WPXI TV television show "Consumer Sense" with host Dr. Audrey Guskey. The Priory representatives discussed trends in the wedding industry and tips for brides to save money.More ...
November 06, 2011
Media Source: Miami Herald
In this article trumpeting Pittsburgh's rise from gritty steeltown to hip, urban destination, writer Eleanor Berman lists the Priory Hotel as one of four recommended places to stay, calling it "a 42 room boutique hotel with charm." The Priory was the only independent hotel among the four mentioned.More ...