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Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place

Oct 1: 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Oct 2: 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.

The doors of the (Omni) William Penn Hotel opened on March 19, 1916, as one of the most elegant hotels the country had ever seen. A variety of luminaries have stayed at the hotel, including John F. Kennedy.  The hotel staff innovated Lawrence Welk’s now famous bubble machine, and it was the site of Bob Hope’s marriage proposal in 1934.  The hotel also features an award winning restaurant that dates from 1916, the Terrace Room, featuring among other amenities a wall long mural entitled “The taking of Fort Pitt”.  The hotel celebrated it’s centennial earlier this year.

As a visitor, please enjoy the Art Deco-styled “Urban Room”, the stunning Grand Ballroom, and the Speakeasy – which was in its day an original speakeasy!

Special Services:  Full Disabled Access

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Restrooms Available: No

Wheelchair Accessible Restrooms: No

Photography Restrictions: None