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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 May 2014

My partner and I checked in for a Friday to Sunday Ohio State football weekend in October 2013. We arrived late afternoon taking a taxi in from the airport. We did not use the parking or valet services since we had no car. The driveway access to the hotel is covered with easy entry (no steps) to the lobby. We...

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Dirk B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Jeff_O-Chicago, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and the coffee shop. We hope to see you again soon. Go Bucks! Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Reviewed 30 May 2014

This hotel felt a bit dated. It was not bad, but it also was not great. Our room would not stay at a consistent temperature. It was either really hot or really cold, which made it hard for us to sleep. There are other hotels in the area for about the same price that are better options in my opinion.

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Dirk B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Warde33, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus and for the information in your review. We hope to see you again soon. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Hotel was in a great location (Arena district and short north). We stayed on the 12th floor (club level) and it was very nice and quiet. Our room was small but nice and comfy. They brought us extra towels quickly. I liked having access to the club lounge and receiving free drinks. We went down and sat at the patio...

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Dear Ashes33, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus, Ohio. I am happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves and the 12th floor. We hope to see you again soon! Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Stayed downtown on memorial day weekend. Not only was the staff friendly, we were able to check in early after traveling all day. The room was clean and spacious, we had a corner suite with lots of windows, it was a great weekend getway.

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Dear Hillary S, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus! Im happy to hear you had a great getaway weekend. We hope to see you again soon. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Portsmouth, Ohio
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Coming to Columbus for a concert and not really going to be in the room that much, it was still a disappointment. To have a room on the 12th Floor, overlooking the Nationwide Arena, and have a free breakfast, but...I have never seen a room this small. The width of the 8 feet wide by 20 feet long. I had...

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Dirk B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown, responded to this review

Dear MissKim74, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for the recent Cher concert and for your feedback about the room. We hope to see you again soon. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Chester
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I am looking forward to checking into the hotel this Friday. Every year we enjoy Rock on the Range and this is our 3rd year staying at this particular hotel. The rooms are clean (first and most important) Also, we look forward to coming back to the hotel for a few drinks and a bite to eat. Perfect combination. Staff...

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Dear Lorraine M, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus. I am so happy to hear that we always take care of you. I hope you enjoyed Rock on the Range. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 May 2014

The Good. Meet with the original event planner Vanessa who was terrific as far as helping us plan for a brunch reception and our arriving guests who were in town for a wedding reception. She was able to make great suggestions on things we didn't even think of and otherwise execute our vision for the brunch. Rooms. Rooms were clean,...

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Dear TRS1969, Thank you for your kind words and such an informative review. I am glad you enjoyed some aspects. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Marietta, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We really enjoyed the convenience of staying here during our recent dance competition. Having access to the Convention Center, without going outside, was great! Valet parking was efficient and breakfast was very good at Max and Erma's next door. For the price we paid, we should not have had to pay extra for the breakfast, however. We had a small...

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Dear Julia B, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and the fast check in. We hope to see you again soon. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Camby, Indiana
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I think this is a great place. It is clean, modern and located near restaurants, convention center and major highways. I try to stay here whenever I am in town. I think the price is a bit higher than it should be fora Midwestern town. Valet service was not very attentive. Front desk was awesome. The minute there was a...

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Dear Andrea R, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus. I am happy to hear that check in was fast and that you enjoyed your room. We hope that you continue to stay with us whenever you come to Columbus! Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 4 April 2014

The Crowne Plaza is in a great location, but the atmosphere is definitely for the business traveler. I picked this particular hotel because it was close to Nationwide Arena and had a pool and game room for the kids. The rooms were smaller than what we're used to and we usually stay at Holiday Inn Express or Fairfield Inn brand...

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Dear Stellar5, Thank you for staying at the Crowne Plaza for your recent trip to Columbus. Thank you for all of the information in this review, these issues will be addressed with appropriate departments. We greatly appreciate the feedback. Dirk Bengel General Manager Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located in the Arena District, the Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus Downtown is attached to Nationwide Insurance and directly across the street from and attached to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This upscale downtown Columbus hotel is within walking distance of the North Market and fashionable Short North Neighborhood all packed with unique shopping, dining, and nightlife. Nationwide Arena, home of the Columbus Blue Jackets and host to live performances year-round, and Huntington Park, home of the AAA Columbus Clippers, are just blocks away and are bordered by cobblestone streets lined with trendy restaurants and cafes. Our Hotel features a state of the art business center, coffee bar, and enjoy our tapas and wine menus at our Boulevard Bar. Take in a live concert at the LC Pavilion or sit back and enjoy a movie at the Studio Movie Grill. We are close to other Columbus destinations including the Museum of Art, COSI, Historic German Village, Victorian Village, and The Ohio State University. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus Downtown provides a perfect setting for successful business meetings, memorable social gatherings, and exquisite wedding receptions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown

Address: 33 East Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $211 - $432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown 3.5*
Number of rooms: 377
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown Hotel Columbus
Columbus Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown Ohio
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#38 Business Hotel in Columbus
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