As the only licensed hostel in Pittsburgh, SSTR offers comfortable and affordable lodging along the Great Allegheny Passage trail with accommodations and amenities for all types of travelers. Our hostel is located in the South Side neighborhood of the city in a historic building with character and craftsmanship dating back to 1883. Offering both shared or private rooms, we offer convenient lodging near the sports stadiums, convention centers, and local universities.
Inspired by our own travel experiences, we look forward to welcoming you to the spirited city of Pittsburgh.
On a budget? No need to settle for grim cheap hotels in Pittsburgh. Tired of indistinguishable, soul deadening chain hotels? SSTR is the perfect antidote! Enjoy your stay in a unique historical building, and still have access to necessary amenities: wi-fi, parking, a short walk or drive to loads of restaurants and taverns, and the Downtown Core.
If you are visiting our area, consider a more unique experience than typical Pittsburgh hotels. SSTR welcomes all kinds of travelers. Whether you’re from another continent or just another corner of Pennsylvania. Whether you’re here to take in some theater or attend your college roommate’s wedding. Whether you’re a veteran of hostels or a newbie. You’re more than welcome!
Planning a campus visit and have limited funds? Don’t settle for uniform cheap hotels in Pittsburgh. SSTR is a great base for you to get acquainted with the city and schools. Use SSTR as a great vantage point to take in all that the city has to offer. Explore our neighborhoods, stake out your future college hangout and get a real sense of what makes Pittsburgh such a great place, all while meeting new friends in the cooperative environment we’ve created for you.
Need group accommodations? Looking for a group discount? We offer a great value in a great location. We are more than happy to work with you to provide added services. If we can’t do it, we’ll find someone who can—from transportation to event coordination. Give us the details/link to group contact form.
As the only hostel in Pittsburgh, we offer private rooms and shared rooms for our guests to reserve.
Meet Paul & Mary Beth–the team behind South Side Traveler’s Rest.
The city of Pittsburgh offers activities for all types of tourists and guests.