Sometimes we all need a little R&R to simply recharge. That doesn’t necessarily mean hopping on a plane and heading out of town. Eight of the best inns in Pittsburgh provide the ideal setting for a charming, tranquil getaway without dealing with the hassle of having to pay expensive air fares. (Disclaimer: A few of the inns are a bit of a drive from Pittsburgh.)
1. Doone's Inn at Oakmont
Rock back and forth on the pristine white rocking chairs at Doone's Inn at Oakmont, less than a 10 minute walk from the Oakmont Country Club. The cozy inn provides a luxurious setting for any getaway, with guests enjoying a homemade breakfast each morning, private baths in each room, and a friendly owner who has received rave reviews from previous guests.
2. The Inn at Mount Chestnut
Stroll through the tranquil woodlands that surround the Inn at Mount Chestnut in Butler County. Choose from one of four cozy rooms. If you enjoy soaking in hot bubbles, opt for the English Garden which features a whirlpool tub. Each of the four rooms features a private bath.
3. Morning Glory Inn
Cross the entrance of this Victorian brick house in the South Side and enter another era. The Morning Glory Inn features five charming rooms, including the Attic Suite. The Attic Suite provides the perfect backdrop for writers and other creative types with its first floor writing room and second floor bedroom.
4. The Parador Inn of Pittsburgh
Experience the Caribbean right here on Pittsburgh's North Shore. The Parador Inn, which dates back to the late 1800s, features such aptly-named rooms as the African Tulip, Bird of Paradise, Chenille, and Lady Palm. When not soaking up the luxury or your room, enjoy the evening breeze on the veranda or take a leisurely stroll in the courtyard.
5. The Inn on Negley
Wile the weekend away in pure bliss without venturing too far from downtown Pittsburgh. Snuggled along the picturesque streets of Shadyside sits the Inn on Negley, a restored home that promises comfortable rooms, a plethora of luxurious amenities, and a scrumptious homemade breakfast each morning.
6. The Inn on Mexican War Streets
Indulge in elegance at the Inn on the Mexican War Streets, the restored Boggs Mansion on the North Side. Reserve one of the eight charming rooms but be sure to also check out the rest of the inn. Have a drink at the Library Bar or watch the sun rise or set from the front porch.
7. Inn at Mountainview
Drive a half an hour to an hour outside of downtown Pittsburgh (distance depends on where you live) to the Inn at Mountainview in Greensburg. Enjoy a plethora of generous amenities - a refrigerator and a microwave in every room, for example - and day trip to such popular attractions as Seven Springs, Idlewild Park & SoakZone, and Twin Lakes Park.
8. Fineview Inn
Enjoy sweeping views of downtown Pittsburgh from Fineview Inn in the Fineview neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The pet-friendly inn features such amenities as a mini bar, a wet bar, on-site laundry, and private entrances.
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