5 of the Best Hotels Near Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh

Published by Jeremy. Last Updated on February 23, 2023.

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As it comes to all of our guides about hotels near the stadiums, it would be easy for us to list the five hotels close to Acrisure Stadium (formerly Heinz Field) and be done with it. Unfortunately, that is a bit boring (and a bit impractical even) as the Pittsburgh hotel scene offers a number of options for those coming in for a Steelers game.

So if you are looking for hotels near Acrisure Stadium, we have a few options for you, both in terms of their location, amenities, and practicality!

Note: A few hotels featured in this guide are found in the North Shore right next to Acrisure Stadium. Traffic becomes pretty crazy on game days, so if you are coming in just before the start of a game or departing shortly thereafter, plan for significant delays.

Hyatt Place North Shore

Hyatt Place North Shore on Game Day

If being as close as possible to Acrisure Stadium is your concern, then staying at Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-North Shore is a must. This hotel is just over one block away from the stadium and is the closest option for those who value accessibility the most. The hotel also features modern rooms and a short walk to many of the top restaurants on the North Shore!

Things to consider: Overnight parking charged extra. The lots around the hotel are often full of tailgaters during games.

SpringHill Suites North Shore

SpringHill Suites North Shore

For those who want a spacious room and to still have a location on the North Shore, the SpringHill Suites North Shore is a great option. This hotel is near Acrisure Stadium, but is about two blocks further away (and is just across the street from PNC Park- a great option for games at either stadium). The amenities here are fairly average, but make up for it with extra space and select rooms having views of PNC Park.

Things to consider: Overnight parking charged extra. The walls are also fairly thin here- both for neighboring rooms and outside events.

For those looking for other hotels near PNC Park on Pittsburgh's North Shore, check out the Residence Inn North Shore and the Holiday Inn North Shore.

Drury Plaza Downtown

The Drury Plaza Pittsburgh surprised us with its modern amenities and mostly quiet downtown location just on the edge of the popular Cultural District. This hotel is in a former Federal Reserve building and maintains many of the bank charms in its restaurant area and the conference rooms in the basement are housed in the former vault (complete with original doors)! This is a great option for those who wish to stay downtown for a game and want to have access to the Cultural District's great restaurant scene.

Things to Consider: Overnight parking charged extra with in and out privileges. The hotel is a 30-minute walk from the stadium but the Steel Plaza T stop is a few blocks away and is free to Acrisure Stadium (generally will get you there in 15 minutes).

The Renaissance Hotel

The Renaissance Hotel

For those who want a higher-end hotel while still being somewhat close to Acrisure Stadium, The Renaissance Hotel is one of our favorites. This one is located in downtown Pittsburgh and is just a short walk from Acrisure Stadium (about 20 minutes) and many of best Pittsburgh restaurants downtown. The hotel is on the luxury variety and offers modern rooms with many comfortable amenities and Pittsburgh accents. As a bonus, many of the rooms here look over the Allegheny River and PNC Park, giving an extra perk for those staying at this one during a game. 

Things to consider: Valet parking is inflated at the hotel and the garage next door has more reasonable rates but with no in and out privileges. Not all hotel rooms have views.

Sheraton Station Square

Sheraton Station Square Pittsburgh
View from Room 1223

For both of our hotel guides for the North Shore stadiums, we recommend the Sheraton Station Square as a viable option. Why? While its South Side location is a bit odd, it has great accessibility to the stadiums thanks to the T station nearby and The Gateway Clipper shuttle service that runs on both game days (both at a charge). Add on the fact that one of the city's Inclines is just a few steps away, downtown is accessible by the Smithfield Street Bridge, and that river view rooms have a stunning city view, and, well, you can see why we really like this hotel!

Things to consider: Overnight parking charged extra. The T and Gateway Clipper charge for traveling to the stadium; however, if you walk across the Smithfield Street Bridge plus a few blocks to the First Avenue station you can take the T to the stadium for free (when you cross the Monongahela is when fees kick in).

Looking for a cheaper hotel within driving distance? We like the Hampton Inn Green Tree which is in close proximity to the stadiums via car!

Looking for More Hotels Near Acrisure Stadium Stadium?

Looking for other hotel recommendations for your trip in to Acrisure Stadium to catch a Steelers game? Check out rates on the map below or check out our reviews of Pittsburgh hotels at the previous link!

Looking For More Sports Activities in Pittsburgh?

Steelers Game

Looking for more sports-themed things to do in Pittsburgh during your stay? Why not check out the Roberto Clemente Museum in Lawrenceville (tours by appointment only), visit the old Forbes Field Wall and home plate in Oakland (the home plate is located inside Posvar hall on Pitt's campus), or check out the sports section of the Heinz History Museum!

Want to buy tickets to a Steelers game for your visit? Check out the current seats available on StubHub to snag a great seat!

For frequently asked questions about staying in Pittsburgh for a Steelers game, check out the following!

Where are the best places to stay near Acrisure Stadium?

Visitors who come in for a Steelers game often find themselves staying in the North Shore, downtown Pittsburgh, or at Station Square and taking the Gateway Clipper transfer to the stadium.

Is it recommended to stay in the North Side?

The North Side is a great part of Pittsburgh for visitors; however, we do not recommend driving into the city (or leaving) on a game day as traffic can be quite bad around the stadium. If you have to arrive or depart on game day itself, staying downtown may be a better idea.

Is parking available near Acrisure Stadium?

Yes, there are many surface lots in the North Side around Acrisure Stadium. They charge fairly high surge pricing on game days upwards of $30-$50 or more. Neighborhood streets near the stadium have stiff fines for permit violations on game days as well.

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