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The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center

The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center

2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus 43210

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (1,146 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ohio Stadium and Ohio State University. Mapfre …

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The Varsity Inn

The Varsity Inn

1445 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus 43212

2.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,380 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ohio State Medical Center and Ohio State University. Ohio …

£45
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Columbus - The Ohio State University

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Columbus - The Ohio State University

441 Ackerman Road, Columbus 43202

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (1,000 reviews)

Located in University District, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Jack Nicklaus Museum, Ohio Stadium, and Ohio State …

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SpringHill Suites Columbus OSU

SpringHill Suites Columbus OSU

1421 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus 43212

3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (455 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Ohio State Medical Center, Ohio State University, and Ohi …

£93
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus Univ Area - Osu

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus Univ Area - Osu

3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus 43202

2.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (466 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Jack Nicklaus Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ohio Stadiu …

£80
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus OSU

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus OSU

3031 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus 43202

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (411 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jack Nicklaus Museum and Schottenstein Center. Ohio …

£73
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus 43202

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (450 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Jack Nicklaus Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ohio Stadiu …

£91
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/University Area

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/University Area

3160 Olentangy River Road, Columbus 43202

2.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (262 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Jack Nicklaus Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ohio Stadiu …

£94
Holiday Inn Express Ex I-71 / OH State Fair / Expo Center

Holiday Inn Express Ex I-71 / OH State Fair / Expo Center

701 E Hudson St, Columbus 43211

2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (337 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ohio History Center and Mapfre Stadium. Ohio State …

£74
Comfort Suites

Comfort Suites

1690 Clara Avenue, Columbus 43211

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (642 reviews)

Located in University District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ohio State Fairgrounds and Mapfre Stadium. Ohio Stat …

£66

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Pocket Guide: Columbus University District Hotels

A walkable neighborhood, University District is known for being business-friendly and economical, while offering convenient options for restaurants and coffee shops. In addition to its college atmosphere, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. You can satisfy your cultural palate with theater and live music. University District is a great home base for exploring the greater Columbus area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.

Sightseeing around University District

Some top local attractions include the museums, theaters, and university. Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Wexner Center for the Arts, and Jack Nicklaus Museum feature captivating exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at Newport Music Hall, Columbus Children's Theatre, and Lifestyle Communities Pavilion. Notable landmarks include James Thurber House, Rhodes State Office Tower, and Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue. Take a tour of campus around Ohio State University, Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens, or Columbus College of Art and Design. Ohio State Fairgrounds, Ohio Expo Center and State Fair, and Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden are family favorites.

Popular activities in the area include shopping and attending sporting events. Ohio Stadium, Schottenstein Center, and Mapfre Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Natural Resources Park, Goodale Park, or Whetstone Park. At Char-Mar Ridge Preserve, take some time to really appreciate nature. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by North Market, Huntington Park, and Nationwide Arena.

A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are COSI and Columbus Museum of Art. You can also check out Ohio History Center, Ohio Craft Museum, and BalletMet Performance Center.

Getting around University District

The Columbus, OH (CMH-Port Columbus Intl.) airport is 6.6 miles (10.7 km) from University District.

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