Getting away for a few days of blissful relaxation doesn’t necessarily mean having to travel far from home. The charming bed and breakfasts in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area provide the ideal backdrop for a much-needed getaway. Here are the nine best bed and breakfasts in Pittsburgh.
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1. The Inn on Negley
Embrace the traditional charm of the Inn on Negley in Shadyside. The luxurious bed and breakfast features eight rooms and each guest is lavished with a full menu of amenities, including a freshly prepared homemade breakfast each morning, comfortable robes and slippers, a BOSE radio, and cable television. And, it's all only steps from the quaint shopping and dining of Walnut Street.
2. Morning Glory Inn
Hidden within the South Side lies a gem of a bed and breakfast. Walk through the entrance of the Morning Glory Inn, a Victorian townhouse that dates back to 1862, for an unforgettable getaway. Sleep peacefully in one of the five rooms and wake each morning to a delicious gourmet breakfast.
3. The Inn on Mexican War Streets
Old-fashioned warmth and hospitality await at the Inn on Mexican War Streets, the former Boggs Mansion and now a bed and breakfast draped in charm. Each of the mansion's eight rooms features a host of amenities, including DirecTV, a movie library, and access to all common areas. Be sure to be at the bed and breakfast in the afternoon or evening to indulge in fresh chocolate chip cookies.
4. Sun and Cricket Bed and Breakfast
Snuggled on 35 sprawling acres in Gibsonia, Sun and Cricket Bed and Breakfast is a quick half an hour from downtown Pittsburgh but you just might feel as though you've entered a whole new world. Sun and Cricket Bed and Breakfast features two suites – the Log Cabin and the Carriage House, each of which is reminiscent of when life was simpler in Pittsburgh. Both suites feature such modern amenities as an ensuite bathroom, a private entrance, a refrigerator and a coffeemaker in the room, HDTV, and private porches for watching the sun rise or set each day.
5. The Mellor House Bed & Breakfast
Step back in time at the Mellor House Bed and Breakfast, an 1891 Victorian home in Edgewood that features four charming guests rooms. Guests can enjoy a lovely summer breeze while relaxing by the fish pond or chatting on the back porch. The Mellor House offers such amenities as keyless entry, wireless internet, free parking, and breakfast each morning.
6. The Parador Inn
Travel to the Caribbean without leaving Pittsburgh at the Parador Inn on the North Shore. Fight the urge to stay in your elegantly decorated room, one of nine guest rooms, with a visit to the on-site garden where you can slip into the gecko swing for a relaxing nap. Each guest room features a gas log fireplace, ensuite bath, central air conditioning, a coffeemaker, and cable TV.
Indulge in luxury at Sunnyledge Boutique Hotel and Tea Room. Each of the eight rooms and suites features a luxurious king bed, a minibar, a personal safe, and cable TV. Slip into your cozy robe after a long bath in the tub in the marble bathroom. Awake to a delicious breakfast each morning and call on the 24 concierge any time of the day or the night.
8. Robertshaw Country House Bed & Breakfast
Start your day with a mouthwatering European-style breakfast after a night of luxurious sleep at Robertshaw Country House Bed & Breakfast in Greensburg. Book your stay in the Robertshaw Suite or one of three other rooms. Stroll along the winding paths through the gardens or visit the shops and restaurants in Greensburg.
9. The Mansion at Maple Heights
Editor's Note: The Mansion At Maple Heights has permanently closed.
An English Manor home built in 1903, the Mansion at Maple Heights wraps guests in luxury in the five expansive suites that offer such amenities as large HDTVs, walk-in closets and a delicious full breakfast each morning.
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