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Nationwide Arena

200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
+1 614-246-2000
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Nice modern arena

Saw the Blue Jackets play the Maple Leafs and was impressed with Nationwide Arena. It’s a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Took the Tour and was Impressed

I took a gang of clients to tour the arena today. We were met by our tour guide Pam at the box... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbus, Ohio
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The new home of the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
+1 614-246-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the Blue Jackets play the Maple Leafs and was impressed with Nationwide Arena. It’s a nice modern venue with large, airy corridors on the main level. They have quite a few food options to choose from. Our seats in the lower bowl were good....More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a gang of clients to tour the arena today. We were met by our tour guide Pam at the box office entrances. We were escorted in and headed down the hall to see the Zamboni machines. There are three of them parked and...More

1  Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty nice facility overall. Seating may be a bit tight compared to other arenas. Biggest negative I could say is they only opened doors one hour ahead of time for event and with an arena of this size they may want to consider 90-120 mins...More

Thank nmarcum03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

came in from out of town on a work trip and got some tickets to the game. We had club level tickets which were great. easy access to bar areas and restrooms. it didn't seem as buys as other areas and there was a good...More

Thank Terry_Edwards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to several concerts here and they have all been great. The only downfall is if you have long legs, the seats are bit tight with the leg room. We've been all over the place in seating and they are all quite good. The...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is a good place to see concerts. You can also see sporting events here as well. The Columbus Blue Jackets play here. They alway have the Harlem Globtroters in Dec and many concerts through out the year.

Thank madcurt1
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The atmosphere, the crowd and that cannon! I think for one night I totally bought in to being a Blue Jackets fan; was in-town for a tradeshow and figured we'd head out to a game while we were there. Great options to tickle everyone's fancy...More

Thank DukeP31
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I enjoy going to Nationwide, as we've been there for many events. This was for the Columbus Blue Jackets. We love the hockey games, but choose your seats carefully. We purchased seats behind the home bench, only 3 rows up. Unfortunately, we were miserable. Seats...More

Thank gailgames
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Everything about this place is amazing! The staff is very friendly and efficient, the building is full of energy on game nights. Arrive early and check out the Cannonball Wall (enter the building at the corner of McConnell Blvd & Nationwide Blvd.) and have your...More

Thank Taylor R
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The Nationwide Arena is a really nice facility the people we meet that work there were friendly and helpful. The hockey game was good didn't care which team wow so we could just sit back and enjoy. Good job Columbus.

Thank Scott N
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Chris B
6 September 2017|
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Response from Vondere | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so. They have specialized drink stations around the arena. Craft beers, bar close to Ice Haus ice rink arena. Walk around and don't settle at first food station. Very nice venue. Home of Columbus Blue... More
6 April 2017|
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Response from Rita W | Reviewed this property |
Hyatt Recency, Sheraton, crowne plaza, drury inn are all very close
22 March 2016|
Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
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