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You Don't Need to Check In to Check Out the Best Hotel Bars in Western PA
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Our Monks' Bar was named as one of the five best hotel bars in Western Pennsylvania -- with the writer noting that it is small but mighty!

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Priory Hotel Receives Sixth Straight Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Priory Hotel, already in the Tripadvisor Hall of Fame, was awarded its sixth straight Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, which is awarded to hotels with an average rating of four or more stars out of five for the previous year.  With its 4.5 stars, the Priory Hotel is in the top 5% of hotels throughout the nation rated by Tripadvisor users.  "We are extremely pleased and proud of this honor," noted Priory Hotel General Manager Rebecca Lazeration.  "We are especially gratified in knowing that this award is created by the ratings of the guests who stay with us, and for whom our team has delivered a great experience."  

Priory Hotel Owner Acquires Historic Westinghouse Castle
Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Priory Hotel owner John Graf acquired the Westinghouse Castle building in Wilmerding, PA, about 15 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh.  As explained in the story, Graf plans to turn the building, which served as the office building for George Westinghouse's air brake company, into a boutique hotel, event center and restaurant, similar to the Priory Hotel.  The building, vacant for nearly four years, was made available through sheriff's sale. Graf is presently raising funds to begin the project, which, if things proceed according to plan, should open some time in 2019.    

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Priory Hospitality Group Named Family Owned Business of the Year
Friday, May 13, 2016

The Pittsburgh Business Times named Priory Hospitality Group the Family Owned Business of the Year in the 51-75 employee category.  The award was given at a luncheon at the Fairmont Pittsburgh attended by more than three hundred guests.  Priory Hospitality Group President & CEO John Graf and Chairman & Founder Ed Graf were present to accept the award.  Said John Graf:  "It was a real honor to be recognized by this great publication. We take a lot of pride in having multiple generations working at our Priory Hotel, Grand Hall at the Priory, and Priory Fine Pastries, and in the success that each generation has brought to the business."  

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Indulge During Lent with Our Not Pat O'Brien's Hurricane!
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Try our "Not Pat O'Brien's Hurricane" at our Monks' Bar, available throughout Lent.  It may not be from Pat O'Brien's off of Bourbon Street, but it's an excellent concoction put together by our Priory mixologist Nikki.  The cocktail is just $9.00, and $1.00 from every hurricane purchased will be donated to Catholic Charities Saving Grace campaign!  


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