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Spring, Texas
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my son came up for Steelers v Colts and stayed three nights. The properties are very well maintained inside and out, and have everything you need for a short or long stay. The owner, Robert, is very nice and provides his cell # for anything you need, 24/7. We stayed in unit 11 which is a two bedroom...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Hi Mr. H, It would be an honor to accommodate you for future Steeler/Colt games. Especially for such an awesome family tradition. We try hard to protect our #1 Tripadvisor rating. I am pleased that you noticed. We will see you next season. Until then, wishing you the best and Happy Holidays to you and yours! Best regards, Robert C.,...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

This is an interesting property! It consists of several older homes in a row and they have been renovated and turned into apartments for rent. Myself, my husband and our two year old stayed for one night and really enjoyed it. The apartment was really large, well decorated and had a fully supplied kitchen. The location is close to restaurants...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

If you're happy, I'm happy! It's so lovely to know you and your little family had such a nice time on our quaint property, and I'm glad Pittsburgh left a great impression on you. Whenever you're looking for another getaway, you know we'd always love to have you back again! Best regards, Robert C., Owner

Pacific Grove, California
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Well stocked and functional apartments in a residential neighborhood close to groceries and not far from shopping and good restaurants. There is also a parking lot behind two of the buildings. The buildings are old but nicely restored. This does mean that some things are small: noticeably the bath tub and the stair steps. But everything is clean and works...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Earning your stamp of approval means more than you know, John! I'm thrilled to hear that you felt some comfortable with us, and I certainly hope that anytime you need somewhere to stay in Pittsburgh, we'll be your top choice. Best regards, Robert C., Owner

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Three of us were in Pittsburgh for a week of sports and couldn't have asked for a better place ro stay! Very clean with lots of space in a quiet, safe neighborhood!! Was within walking distance to a diner, grocery stores, pharmacy and more!

1Thank Jneil13
RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Hi Men, I appreciate your stellar review. It was a pleasure to meet and accommodate you. I noticed that you fellows were very busy during your stay. I hope the Steelers and the Pirates contributed toward your great visit. I sincerely hope to see you again in the future. Best personal regards, Robert C., Owner

Cypress, California
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I, as a student, arrived in Pittsburgh 30 years ago and I rented a one bedroom apartment in this street. 30 years later, I came to revisit Pit, as a professor retired from Cal State Univ. staying at the Friendship Suites which is located just between the two houses where I used to stay - 204 and 363 Stratford Ave....

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

It's so wonderful to hear staying with us brought back many good memories for you! It's so gratifying to know you felt right at home and well taken care of with us, and whenever you're visiting Pittsburgh, you know you'll always have a place to stay with us! Best regards, Robert C., Owner

Medford NJ
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My family stayed in a suite in Building 2 when we moved my son into his college dorm. We were very pleased with the cleanliness, the size of the apartment, the privacy, the safety of the unit, and the availability of a private residential garage--a real bonus so that we didn't have to unload the car when we arrived in...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

I don't think I could ask for a much better review! I'm so glad our place provided the perfect, comfortable stay while you helped move your son into his college dorm. Here's hoping we'll be seeing you for parent's weekend next month! Best regards, Robert C., Owner

Temecula, California
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We are a family of 5 from San Diego, CA. Our first trip to Pittsburgh was for a family reunion. We have 2 special needs teenagers with cognitive setbacks and my husband is a disabled veteran. Friendship Suits made evry aspect of our stay amazing and memorable. No stress check in, everyone in my family had their own privacy and...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Hi Baseballmom, Thank you very much for your kind review. I appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your stay. We try very hard to provide a nice product that our guests find appealing. I hope to see you again in the future A big thank you to you, your husband and your family for the sacrifices you've...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The best part of Friendship suites is that it feels more like home than a hotel. I stayed with my friend in the 1 bedroom apartment which was cozy and comfortable. The check in procedure was very efficient and quick. It is not too far from restaurants and shopping. You also have a kitchen in the unit where you can...

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Our ultimate goal is to make you feel as comfortable and at home as possible, so I am very happy to hear about your stay! And we are always willing to facilitate any special accommodations as best we can. I appreciate your recommendation and taking the time to leave such a lovely review here. Looking forward to your next visit...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I stayed at the Friendship Suits for six months during my stay as a visitor at the University of Pittsburgh. The apartment was excellent. It was very clean and equipped with everything I needed (furniture, kitchen supplies, towels, ...). Wifi and TV were perfect. The bus stop is right in front of the door, three supermarkets (Giant Eagle, Target and...

1Thank js12015
RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

Hi JS2015, I appreciate your kind remarks. As you may well know our guests have voted us Tripadvisor's #1 rated facility in Pittsburgh in the specialty lodging category. We enjoy a high percentage of repeat guests as a result. We strive to protect this accolade. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and concur with the vast...

Moorhead, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 July 2015

If you are going to Pittsburgh, Friendship Suites in Shadyside is the place to stay. It is an excellent value, boasting oodles of charm, convenient situation, and home comforts. What's more, the propietor provides personal attention by direct phone connection at the drop of a hat.

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RCox1, owner at Friendship Suites, responded to this review

I'm so glad you felt absolutely charmed by our place! You know we're always willing to go above and beyond for you, and it's nothing short of awesome to know you felt so comfortable with us. I certainly hope this won't be the last time our paths cross! Best regards, Robert C., Owner

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With the excellent accommodations and sincere service at Friendship Suites, you'll check in as our guest and check out as our friend! We believe that traveling should be a truly great experience with affordable prices and quality service. Building a personal relationship with our guests is our priority. Should you have any concerns during your stay, we welcome you to contact the owner directly 24 hours a day! High prices can put a damper on anyone's plans so we keep our rates reasonable so you can focus on enjoying your stay. Friendship Suites offers the best value in Pittsburgh, up to 45% less than our competitors! Our apartments feature amenities like DIRECTV service and pay-per-view movies while our suites boast fully-equipped kitchens with cooking ranges, refrigerators, and deluxe towels. We also offer free local phone service, on-site laundry facilities, and easy access to public transportation to nearby universities, hospitals, and even the zoo. When you're looking for affordable accommodations and a personal touch, look no further than Pittsburgh's Friendship Suites! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Friendship Suites

Address: 301 Stratford Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1153
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Price Range: RM524 - RM756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Friendship Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Book as early as you can. There are only a limited number of rooms, and the facilities can fill quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilyTravelSeries, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“stay away from the road unless you are a city dweller and used to some mild traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles 305KARLB, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency is good if you are staying alone, otherwise 1 bedroom is worth the few extra dollars.”
 of 5 bubbles TereyD, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in Building ONE you can hear the cars go by... will request a room in building TWO or THREE next time.”
 of 5 bubbles MartineM567, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Large suite with 2 bedrooms, full kitchen & everything you need for a comfortable stay”
 of 5 bubbles Jneil13, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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