Crowne Plaza Columbus-Downtown

Hotel Front Desk: 1-614-4614100

Hotel Fax: 1-614-4615828

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Check In: 3:00 PM | Check Out: 12:00 PM | Local Time: 7:30 PM

Port Columbus International (CMH)

- Distance from hotel: 7.77 MI/ 12.5 KM South West l

- Follow I-670 South to Exit 4 on the left. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Chestnut Street. Turn right at the dead end onto High Street. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Nationwide Boulevard. Our hotel will be on your right.

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- Car Parking Available

- Self-Parking Fee: 23.00 USD

- Valet Parking Available

- Valet Parking Fee: 24.00 USD

- $24.00 valet parking per vehicle per night includes unlimited access to your vehicle 24 hours a day during your stay. Attending a conference? Don't worry, you may leave your vehicle parked with us until 5pm on your departure day at no additional charge.

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  • This hotel is in the city center
  • Local Time Zone : GMT-5


Port Columbus International (CMH)

Distance to hotel: 7.77 MI/ 12.5 KM South West

Convention Center

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Distance to Hotel: 0.01 MI/ 0.02 KM North

Nearby Businesses

Nationwide World Headquarters

Distance from hotel: 0.13 MI/ 0.21 KM North


Distance from hotel: 0.25 MI/ 0.4 KM South West

Ohio Statehouse

Distance from hotel: 0.3 MI/ 0.48 KM South

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

Location: 0.42 MI/ 0.68 KM North West

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Phone: 1-614-2242204

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse specializes in fine, aged steaks and chops, lobster and fresh fish since 1988.

Bucca di Beppo

Location: 0 MI/ 0 KM

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Phone: 1-614-6213287

Like Little Italy in the 50's, Buca di Beppo celebrates the hearty cooking of southern Italian immigrants. A place where meats and pastas overflow from their plates right on to the table, wine flows from the jug, and laughter often drowns out the music.


Location: 0 MI/ 0 KM

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Phone: 1-614-2232100

Marcella's, a Cameron Mitchell Restaurant, is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. The lively atmosphere is perfect for sharing a meal with friends or family, or for a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino.

Gordon Biersch

Location: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM West

Serves: Dinner, Dessert

Phone: 1-614-2462900

Gordon Biersch's original dishes feature multi ethnic favorites from America, Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean and Latin America, with intense flavors and fresh local ingredients. German lagers brewed on premise.

Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill

Location: 2.5 MI/ 4.02 KM West

Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Phone: 1-614-2996639

The Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill is a new sports restaurant concept licensed by The Ohio State University. It features unique memorabilia, rarely seen photographs, and an atmosphere that celebrates all things scarlet and gray. Unlike many traditional sports bars, The Buckeye features a menu that will keep you coming back. From unique appetizers like Adobo Cheddar Dip to signature items like the Buckeye Burger and Rotisserie Chicken, everything is prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients.

What's New

At the Ohio State South Campus Gateway, you'll find the Arts Alley. Here, local artists and performers live, work and offer their art for sale and show, so venture from your room at our hotel in downtown Columbus to enjoy this blooming arts community.


We're within walking distance of Nationwide Arena, The LC Pavilion and the Columbus, Ohio Convention Center, but our hotel's free shuttle service, bicycle-rental program and an Enterprise car rental desk make it easy to get around the rest of the city if you have limited transportation! Looking for recommendations on things to do? Ask any of our Certified Tourism Ambassadors on property!

Don't Go Home Without

If you're hungry and have already enjoyed the eateries at our hotel, explore downtown Columbus and its limitless options. Enjoy fine aged steaks and chops at Hyde Park, indulge in Jeni's gourmet ice cream or sip a cocktail at Martini Restaurant. Visit the North Market located close to the hotel with over 30 local vendors of specialty foods, produce, and gifts there is something for everyone!

Must See

The Short North neighborhood is a great place to explore unique shops, beautiful galleries and top-notch restaurants. Our hotel is in downtown Columbus near this exciting area, you can easily get there by walking when the weather is pleasant, great day of walking and seeing the city and all it has to offer!

Must Do

Learn the heritage by stopping at the Ohio Statehouse and touring German Village, a historic neighborhood of preserved homes, restaurants, and parks. The Short North houses an artistic feel with local flare for art and cuisine, COSI will feed your curiosity for scientific knowledge and family fun, while Easton and Polaris shopping will keep you up in the latest fashion trends!

Recreational Activities

Theme Park

Zoombezi Bay

Distance from hotel: 20.31 MI/ 32.69 KM West

Young's Jersey Dairy Farm

Distance from hotel: 53.14 MI/ 85.52 KM West

Coco Key Water Resort at Cherry Valley

Distance from hotel: 35.31 MI/ 56.83 KM East

King's Island

Distance from hotel: 85.54 MI/ 137.66 KM West

Cedar Point

Distance from hotel: 120.91 MI/ 194.59 KM North

Race Tracks

River Downs

Distance from hotel: 116.14 MI/ 186.91 KM South West

National Trail Raceway

Distance from hotel: 29.15 MI/ 46.91 KM East

Columbus Motor Speedway

Distance from hotel: 20 MI/ 32.19 KM North

Scioto Downs

Distance from hotel: 20 MI/ 32.19 KM North

Sports Venue

Nationwide Arena

Distance from hotel: 0.25 MI/ 0.4 KM West

Ohio Stadium

Distance from hotel: 9 MI/ 14.48 KM North West

Crew Stadium

Distance from hotel: 15 MI/ 24.14 KM North

Schottenstein Value City Arena

Distance from hotel: 9 MI/ 14.48 KM North West

Museum or Gallery

0.35 MI/ 0.56 KM South East

Sightseeing Tours

0.8 MI/ 1.29 KM West

Movie Theaters

Gateway Film Center

Distance from hotel: 2 MI/ 3.22 KM North

Park Details

Richter Park

Distance from hotel: 0.52 MI/ 0.84 KM West

Battelle Riverfront Park

Distance from hotel: 0.68 MI/ 1.09 KM West

Columbus Commons

Distance from hotel: 0.3 MI/ 0.48 KM South

Columbus Audobon

Distance from hotel: 1 MI/ 1.61 KM South West