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The Parador Inn

939 Western Ave , Pittsburgh, PA 15233 USA (Show map)
4.6
316 Reviews
$150 - $150
per night

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About

This 1970's Rhodes Mansion has been totally renovated to meet modern travelers expectations. This Victorian era mansion and museum quality antiques has been blended with a Caribbean flair. Free off-street parking, full hot American breakfast, walking distance Downtown are a few of the reasons to select The Parador for your next visit to Pittsburgh.

Rooms & Rates

Chenille

Full size Victorian bed and matching dresser, working fire place, 42" flat screen, claw foot tub & shower. This east/west facing room has Courtyard views east and a west facing heated window seat under stained glass windows.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

African Tulip

This king bed is flanked by the engraved end tables that match the nine foot armoire in the dining room. Working fire place, flat screen TV and inlayed dressing table.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bird of Paradise

King Bed across from your working log fireplace and flat screen TV. North facing bay window keeps the room bright without the glare of full sun.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Allamanda

This curved, burle wood queen bed has the matching dresser in the bed room and armoire in the living room. Hidden in the closet, behind false drawers is the original safe from the Rhodes family. The working fire place is next to the curved built in heated bench. Courtyard views from both the bedroom and living room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Oleander

This full sized Victorian bed has a matching dresser next to it. The heated window seat with stained glass windows is flanked by leaded glass book cases. This working fire place is below an original hand painted rose boarder from the 1870's. This east/west facing room has Courtyard views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Lady Palm

This HUGE suite on the third floor is over 860 square foot. The king bed is in the old storage room for the mansion. The one complete wall is large storage drawers that have been refinished to make the head board for the king bed. The book cases in the living room are under original stained and leaded glass windows.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bougainvillea

This "town house" has the fire place in the second floor living room and full sized bed on the third floor. This east/west facing suite has Courtyard views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Ruellia

The queen bed in the bed room is under the proto type of the metal sculpture gracing the Courtyard wall. The space was designed for the business traveler with an over sized kitchen table across from the kitchenette. This suite has a private entrance over the Ballroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Bromeliad

This king guest room in the Carriage House is an old servants quarters that has been totally renovated with an oversized private bath with a tub and shower, working fire place and all the amenities of the other guests rooms. A very Key West feel in this guest room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.4

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316 Reviews

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Great B&B in the heart of Pittsburgh!

5 on September 21, 2014

My wife and I found this gem by chance and we're glad we did. If you truly appreciate the architecture prior to the industrial revolution this is a great place to visit. The rooms are spacious and offer the details that you wont find in modern homes. We ended up staying the "Birds of Paradise" room which faced the street on the second floor. There is a bit of road noise at times but not enough to bother us, after all its in a city not the country. The rooms are clean and offer what you would expect from a modern hotel. We really felt at home while staying at the Parador. Ed is a great host and gave great recommendations for dining. Overall we were very pleased with our stay and hope to make this a yearly occurrence! PS. Be sure to try the melon parfaits for breakfast, they are delicious!


Close to Downtown, Excellent Value, Relaxing Stay

3.4 on September 10, 2014

The website for this property is particularly good at describing the rooms. Making reservations is relatively easy, followed by very cordial communications. There were no surprises or disappointments at all--large rooms, complete amenities, free off-street parking, and several modestly-priced restaurants nearby. The staff offered much-appreciated suggestions and advice about directions, area attractions and services. The inn is within an easy one-mile walk to the "Point Park", football and baseball stadiums and a giant casino. The other guests were pleasant as well.


Great place, interesting neighborhood

4.4 on September 09, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Parador for two nights and had a great time. It's within easy walking distance of Steelers stadium and just beyond, an easily walkable/bikable path to points downtown and beyond. Interesting neighborhood in transition with great local places to eat. The decor at The Parador is over the top, breakfasts are excellent, and the owner and his helper have lots of suggestions. The garden is very lovely and a great place to sit and chill. Highly recommended overall.


Our Three Nights at the Parador Inn

5 on September 08, 2014

Touring Pittsburgh on our own was pure pleasure. The location of the Parador Inn added a great deal of ease to our time there. Close to the stadiums, public transportation,the rivers and parks and museums make this a good choice.


Quiet/Caribbean Inn

4.4 on September 05, 2014

Great private Caribbean themed inn! Great neighborhood within walking distance of a ethota of restraunts!


Electic Comfort

4.4 on September 04, 2014

We stayed at the Parador for 2 nights over the Labor Day weekend. Ed is a wonderful innkeeper. We had been booked for quite some time when a couple wanted to use the Parador for their wedding. Ed called us to ask if we would have a problem with that. How thoughful - we did not. We just felt bad showing up all hot and sweaty with all these well dressed folks enjoying the common area. We had 2 rooms that ajoined with a sitting room between the bedrooms/baths. How wonderful to be able to sit with our friends - not on a bed. The decorations are fabulous. The beds comfortalbe. The breakfast declicious. Off street parking is included - a very nice benefit. The Parador is within walking distance of ballbarks - football and baseball. The Warhol Museum. The National Aviary. Great place to use as home while visiting Pittsburgn.


can't imagine a better place

4.8 on August 28, 2014

Not only the stylish tasteful decor, with it's slightly old world charm, but also the knowledgeable, helpful, patient staff, and the wonderful location make this I will return to, I will recommend to anyone going though. It is a gem, and I don't say that often, or lightly.


We had a wonderful week in Pittsburgh

5 on August 23, 2014

The Parador Inn, Ed, and his staff made our stay in Pittsburgh a great experience. What a wonderful place this is. Warm, friendly, comfortable place to stay. After a few days we started calling it home. There are many common areas inside and out where people can gather to chat or relax in a quiet area if you wish. Breakfast was great, it set the tone for each day. Ed took the time to see that we were all comfortable. On the same block are restaurants that serve good food at reasonable prices.


Exceeded our expectations

5 on August 20, 2014

Took the family to Pittsburgh so that they could see their first Steelers game and found the Parador by searching Google. Proximity to Heinz Field can't be beat but beyond that, the room, service, breakfast and hosts were truly outstanding. Ed and Ty are wonderful and made our stay one to remember. The B&B is absolutely beautiful and you can tell that the staff works very hard at upkeep. Our room was perfect for me, my wife and 2 daughters. Ed makes a great breakfast. Don't waste your money on a chain hotel - they can't touch the personal service that you'll get at the Parador.


Ultimate B&B

5 on August 18, 2014

Hosts very accommodating. Great Breakfast, Quiet Rooms, Great location for sports fans, was the perfect choice for our group. My first choice for my next trip to Pittsburgh!


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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown

Airport

Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) 20 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Conference Rooms, Piano, Wedding Facilities , Free off-street parking, Large Courtyard, Tons of public space, Razor, JR VP Hospitality 7 yr old Lab, Original artwork and murals, Ice machine

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 p.m.
  • Check Out:: noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited children can not distrub other guests and must be monitored
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: select weekends
  • Cancellations: Cancellations can be made up to two weeks prior to your visit. Cancellations within the two weeks receive a twelve month credit. No refunds for same day cancellations or no shows.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Ed Menzer

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

Cooking, gardening, painting, entertaining

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Details

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939 Western Ave , Pittsburgh, PA 15233 USA (Show map)

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