Distrikt Hotel Review – A Modern Business Hotel Downtown

Last Updated on July 22, 2021 by Jeremy

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We are told that the Distrikt Hotel is possibly closed. We have attempted to contact the hotel several times to confirm and have not reached anyone at this time. We will update this review if we hear about the hotel resuming operations.

What do you get when you take a historic Salvation Army and convert it to a modern and hip Pittsburgh hotel? You get the Distrikt Hotel– a boutique accommodation in downtown Pittsburgh.

The hotel opened its doors in summer 2017, and we rushed down to be one of the first guests for an overnight stay.

Posh Ambiance at the Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh

Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh

As soon as you enter the hotel, you'll note that the decor is modern, bright, and minimalist all at the same time. This trend continues into the rooms which offer comfortable beds, one wardrobe, a small desk, and sleek bathroom (with essential oil infused toiletries- Angie's favorite part).

Despite the minimalist approach, the rooms provide the comfort we seek when visiting hotels in the city, much to our delight.

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When we wanted to get out from the room, the rooftop terrace offered a great eastward view of select downtown skyscrapers, and the hotel offers free bike rentals for all guests in case you want to get out and explore the city on a set of wheels.

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Beyond this, the amenities at the Distrikt Hotel are a bit sparse, and those who are attracted to perks such as breakfast, a pool, or anything else beyond a fitness center may be a bit disappointed. Tack on the $35 daily valet parking rate (without in-and-out privileges), and this is amplified even further.

As such, we have to say that this hotel is especially suited for those who are coming to Pittsburgh in town for business and value the location and boutique hotel ambiance more than other more traditional amenities.

Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh

But there is one highlight to the Distrikt Hotel that we have to talk about in greater depths, and is one surely to be appealing for business travelers especially- the on-site restaurant and cocktail bar.

Or, the Whale is a Must

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The Distrikt Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh has gone out of its way to create a premier drinking and dining experience in the city, and has poached many chefs and bartenders from nearby restaurants to put together two monumental establishments: Or, The Whale (the seafood and chophouse) and The Boulevard Lounge (their cocktail and small menu bar).

Overall, the Distrikt Hotel is a posh, modern hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. While lacking a bit in conventional amenities, the hotel would be perfect for business travelers or those looking to entertain clients with ambiance, a solid restaurant, and an amazing cocktail bar.

The Distrikt Hotel is located at 453 Boulevard of the Allies in downtown Pittsburgh. To book your stay at the hotel, click the previous link.

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