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The Last of Us Part I

Pittsburgh: Hotel Lobby

By
Shane Williams

This is a guide for the second area in Pittsburgh in The Last of Us: Part 1. It’ll navigate you through the necessary steps to getting through the Hotel and finding Pittsburgh Hotel Safe Code.

Ellie is in shock after killing somebody.

Trophy Collectables Weapons and Ammo Healing Items Crafting/Item Upgrades
Firefly Pendant x1 Revolver Ammo x7 Health Bar x 3 30 Skill Pills
Note to Staff Rifle Ammo x3 Health Can x3 Blades x24
Shiv: Reinforcement Training Manual Baseball Bat Binding x10
Hotel Keycard Shiv Rag x14
Acretion (Comic) Wooden Stick Alcohol x19
Melee: Knots (Training Manual) Explosive x15
Parts x169
Sugar x3

What is the Pittsburgh Hotel Safe Code

Once you’ve dropped down into the Hotel, look over at the counter to the right of the room to find some Supplements x5, then go through the doorway near the counter to find a safe that you’ll need to revisit shortly once you have the code. From here, head through the hole in the wall and approach the bar to find some Alcohol x1 and Sugar x1.

(1 of 2) Climb up the ladder and shimmy across to the right to find the Note To Staff

Climb up the ladder and shimmy across to the right to find the Note To Staff (left), then open the staff for the Shiv Reinforcement Training Manual (right)

Take the ladder from the nearby scaffolding and place on the opposite side of the same platform and climb up to find Parts x10, then drop down and place against the wall with the stairs. Climb up and shimmy across the broken stairs to the right to find the Note To Staff in a suitcase which contains the safe close.

Return to the safe and put in the code 22-10-56 to find Explosives x1, Parts x50, Shiv Reinforcement Training Manual. Head up the stairs and climb out onto the window on the roof, then go over to the window on the left and wait for the guards to finish their conversation before strangling the one nearest to you.

How To Clear The Hotel Lobby

Head down the corridor and enter the room on the right and strangle the guard when he is looking the other way, then collect the Binding x1 and Blades x1 from the TV stand. Exit the room and go down the corridor straight ahead, hold R1 to scan the area, then sneak into the room with the guard and strangle him. Once the floor has been cleared out, go in to the rooms on the left of the corridor (205) and you’ll find some Blade x1, Alcohol x1 and Explosives.

(1 of 2) Take the guy out nearest to the window

Take the guy out nearest to the window (left), then sneak into the bedroom and strangle another guard. (right)

Collect the nearby Health Bars if you’re low on health, then go out into the hallway and follow the path on the left and go upstairs. Take out the guard, then you’ll face another guard which is roaming the open area. Simply wait for him to walk in the opposite direction before taking him down. Head down into the corridor on the right and avoid the rooms on the right as there’s only a Health Bar in them, then strangle the guard roaming this area.

Once you reach the next open area, stay in cover and take out each guard as they approach you, then search the room for Blades x2, Supplements x5, Parts x10 and a Rag x1. If you follow the corridor along to the right and enter the bathroom you’ll be able to engage in an optional conversation with Ellie.

(1 of 2) Head into the bathroom to get an optional conversation

Head into the bathroom to get an optional conversation (left), then enter the lift and boost Ellie up (right)

After you’ve finished exploring, follow the path along where the burning barrel is located, then go upstairs to find an elevator. Inspect the suitcase for some Alcohol x1 and Explosive x1, then open the elevator and climb up the ladder, then drop down and boost Ellie up for a cutscene.

Where To Find The Hotel Keycard

Unfortunately, the elevator so you will find yourself needing to find another way back to Ellie. Dive into the water and swim to the other side. then go through the door on the right. Explore the room on the right to find a Blade x1, then continue following the path ahead. Go through the doorway and dive into the water, then swim through the submerged area until you come out on the other side. Enter the room on the right to find a Parts x25 and a Shiv.

(1 of 2) Grab the Hotel Keycard from the 2F

Grab the Hotel Keycard from the 2F (left), then turn on the generator and sprint to the exit. (right)

Face the doorway that says West Tower B1 and dive back into the water, then swim through the tunnel to get past the agate. In this next area, explore the room on the left for an Explosive x1, Rag x1, Alcohol x1, then look in the room on the right Binding x1 and Rifle Ammo x3. Head up the broken concrete path and search the room to find Parts 5, Shotgun Ammo x4, Explosive x1, then equip your Shotgun and enter the opposite room on the 2F to find the Hotel Keycard.

Go back down the broken floor and enter the room on the left and activate the generator, then you’ll need to take out a Bloater. However, you can ignore it thankfully by running up to the second floor and following the path to the left, then when you reach the end of the spore infested area interact with the door and go through to get to safety.

Where To Find Ellie

Make your way up the stairs and look upstairs and search the bathroom for Revolver Ammo x2, then look in the room nearby to find some Supplements x5, Parts x5 and Workbench. Once you’re done upgrading, enter the kitchen area and hide behind the fridge and wait for two Hunters to enter, then wait for one to look in the storage room before strangling him.

(1 of 2) Wait for the guard to enter the storage room and strange him

Wait for the guard to enter the storage room and strange him (left), then go up to the second floor and shimmy across the broken path to find the Accretion Comic. (right)

Once he’s down go into the storage room and pick up some Sugar x1, Explosive x1 and Parts x5, then hold R1 to the location of the second enemy. Hide behind something and wait for him to walk past you before taking him out. Head into the next room and wait for a guard to approach the kitchen before strangling them, then you’ll have one more you can take down on the right side of the room.

Take look at the benches in the corner on the right to find some Parts x5, then pickup the ladder and place it against the back left corner and climb up to trigger a scene. Here you’ll need to continuously press Square to defend yourself until Ellie saves the day!

Where To Find The Melee: Knots Training Manual

Once you regain control, climb up the ladder and enter the room on the left, then hug the wall on the right to reach the opposite side. Search the area to find Parts x13, Rag x1, Blades x1, Accretion Comic. Go back to the other side and drop down to the left, then enter the Women’s Bathroom to find the Firefly Pendant - Colby Reed. From here, continue down the hallway and pickup the Melee: Knots Training Manual from the table.

(1 of 2) Enter the female bathroom to find theFirefly Pendant Colby

Enter the female bathroom to find theFirefly Pendant Colby (left), then approach the table at the end of the hallway to find the training manual. (right)

Climb over the table and enter the stage area, then go over to the corner on the right to engage in an optional conversation with Ellie. Interact with the piano and push it into the corner, then climb up to the second floor. Finally, head outside to bring this portion of Pittsburgh to a close.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS3, PS4
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Survival Horror
  • Guide Release
    23 June 2013
  • Last Updated
    23 September 2022
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  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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