Phipps Conservatory, 1.5 Miles from your Suite. View Map. A stunning place for either a visit, an event, or your wedding. Phipps Conservatory, located in Schenley Park is home to an amazing collection of plant life and flowers. Founded in 1893 by Henry Phipps, this oasis in the park offers visitors the chance to escape into a beautiful world filled with lush gardens and exotic plant life. Phipps is one of the top destinations of guests from Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel. Our free shuttle can transport you the 5 minutes ride to the gardens. Wedding guests from events at Phipps receive special discounted pricing on our hotel suites.