New Columbus Hotel Development Brings Increased Interest in Reunions
There are many reasons to plan your reunion in Columbus, Ohio and with new hotel developments like Graduate Columbus and Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington, you can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences and maximize on your experience.
One of the biggest reasons to host your reunion in Columbus are new hotel developments that promise all the conveniences for a comfortable stay. With over 4,000 downtown hotel rooms available, choose to stay at the Graduate Columbus, a 171-room Ohio-themed hotel recently opened in the Short North Arts District neighborhood where you can expect to be greeted by Scarlett, the resident French Bulldog. You can choose to stay in rooms across categories like Graduate King and Studio Suite with amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room safes and mini fridges and Malin + Goetz toiletries.
Dining options for groups are Poindexter that is a café by day and bar by night along with Shake Shack serving its trademark all-natural burgers, crinkle-cut fries and fresh frozen custard. Graduate Columbus is a pet-friendly hotel and other highlights include complimentary bicycle rentals, a 24-hour fitness center and valet parking. Easily accessible and just a 10-minute drive from John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Graduate Columbus is within two miles of major landmarks like the Ohio Theatre dating back to the 1920s, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum and the Center of Science & Industry (COSI), a top-rated science center with over 300 interactive exhibits including the American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery.
Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington
The newly renovated Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington is ideal for reunion groups of any size. The hotel affords great location near attractions like ZipZone Outdoor Adventures, the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum and Ohio State University. Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington offers a free shuttle service in the area. With 300 guest rooms and suites, amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee makers and mini fridges.
Groups can enjoy choice recreational facilities like a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor pool and hot tub and a heated outdoor pool. Along with in-room dining, the hotel restaurant, Christino’s is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner where guests can order from a varied menu that includes small plates, salads and sandwiches. The Lobby Bar and Lounge is a casual venue where you can feast on burgers and baked goods, pizzas and pub grub and enjoy cold beers and delicious cocktails.
Hilton Columbus Downtown
The full-service Hilton Columbus Downtown is a great accommodation options for groups looking to make the most of city living. The hotel is located near the near Short North Arts District dotted with chic boutiques and one-of-a-kind shops and the North Market Farmer’s Market that has plenty of eats and treats along with vendors selling handcrafted items, fine arts and jewelry on Sundays. German Village and the City Centre are within a one-mile distance from the hotel. Offering interior and exterior facing rooms and suites, choice in-room amenities at the hotel include MP3 connectivity, mini fridges and Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries.
Additional Facilities at Hilton Columbus Downtown are plenty like a 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Market, an on-site ATM, a fitness room, an indoor swimming pool, a gift shop and a snack shop. Dining at the hotel cater perfectly to groups with options like the Gallerie Bistro with a Midwestern-inspired regional menu and Provisions on High that serves light snacks and an assortment of hot and cold beverages. Adult guests can enjoy a nightcap at the trendy Gallerie Bar. While staying at Hilton Columbus Downtown, check out the rich art collection featuring original works from more than 100 area artists and a 15,000 square foot atrium skylight with natural lighting.
AC Hotel by Marriott
A European-style retreat, AC Hotel by Marriott is a luxury modern hotel that welcomes groups. Contemporary rooms and suites boast of floor-to-ceiling windows with river views from the upper floors. Each room includes complimentary Wi-Fi along with complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea and a mini fridge.
AC Hotel by Marriott has three dining outlets for you to choose from, which are the AC Kitchen that serves breakfast, the AC Lounge where tapas and handcrafted cocktails feature on the menu and VASO, the bespoke rooftop restaurant and bar. The hotel enjoys a central location with attractions like the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium with its soon-to-be-opened sea lion habitat, Adventure Cove and Zoombezi Bay and Hollywood Casino Columbus nearby.
Canopy by Hilton
Adjacent to the Greater Columbus Convention Center campus and within walking distance of Nationwide Arena where groups can watch the NHL team, the Columbus Blue Jackets play, Canopy by Hilton has spacious accommodation to offer including inter-connected rooms that are ideal for families.
Premier in-room amenities at Canopy by Hilton include free Wi-Fi, Nespresso machines, refrigerated drawers and Apivita toiletries. Hotel amenities include bicycle rentals to explore the neighborhood and a fitness center to meet your fitness goals. The on-site restaurant, Central Market House serves innovative farm-to-table creations while the rooftop bar, Goodale Station offers craft cocktails, beers and wines along with great views of downtown.