The host hotel for this year’s SEM Conference is Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is located near the Point State Park, Pittsburgh’s famed three rivers, the Duquesne Incline, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Heinz Hall, and the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts.

A very limited number of rooms remain available at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, though more may open up through cancellations. For a list of additional hotels, please see below on this page.

Wyndham Grand Pittsburg Downtown

Hotel Contact Information:

The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA, USA 15222
Tel: (412) 391-4600 (not for reservations)
Reservations: 877 999-3223

Room Reservation Information:

$170 per night plus tax* (single or double occupancy)

Special Student Rates
Triple occupancy rooms - $180 ($60.00/person/night) plus tax*
Quad occupancy rooms - $190 ($47.50/person/night)plus tax*
*Current taxes are 7% local occupancy tax and 7% state tax
Rates include complimentary internet access in sleeping rooms

To make your housing reservation, please contact the hotel directly. Rates quoted above are available three days prior to, and three days subsequent to meeting, based on availability.

Telephone Room Reservation:

  • If you are telephoning, please indicate that you are with the Society for Ethnomusicology to receive the group rate.Reservations must be guaranteed with first night’s deposit to a credit card.
  • Reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid loss of first night’s room and tax charges.
  • Check-in time is 4:00pm PMT and check-out is 11:00am EST
  • The deadline to make reservations at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is midnight, Friday, October 10, 2014. Reservations made after this date will be reserved only on a space available basis.

Additional Hotels in Pittsburgh

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown (0.9 miles away, $187)

Hampton Inn and Suites (1.2 miles away, $164)

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh-University Center (2.7 miles away, $131)

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place (3.0 miles away, $156)

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1.4 miles away, $155)

Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-North Shore (1.1 miles away, $174)

Omni William Penn (0.7 miles away, $216)

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center (1.0 miles away, $186)

Residence Inn Pittsburgh North Shore (0.8 miles away, $194)

The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh (1.0 miles away, $213)

Childcare Providers:

Downtown KinderCare
(412) 765-3973

Small World Early Learning and Development Centers
(412) 391-8250

Brightside Academy
(877) 868-2273

This list of childcare providers is for informational purposes only. The Society for Ethnomusicology does not endorse any of the providers and is not liable for any service that they provide.