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Your guide to convention center services at the Columbus Convention Center - We offer information on hotels, rental cars, convention facilities, parking, transportation, maps, and other services for your convention at the Columbus Convention Center .

The Columbus Convention Center is located right in the middle of vibrant downtown Columbus that is alive with cultural activities, arts, sports and entertainment. The Greater Columbus Convention Center Food Court & Shops bring a unique and convenient dining and shopping experience to Downtown Columbus.

There are 12 separate parking lots and garages surrounding the Columbus Convention Center. There are 3,000 spaces at the center, plus an additional 10,000 available downtown.

Meeting Space
Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, the Convention Center is a 1.7 million-square-foot facility that offers 426,000 square feet of exhibit space. The facility is comprised of an Exhibition Hall, multiple ballrooms, meeting rooms, and the Battelle hall.

Columbus offers a range of transportation options including bus and taxi services.

Columbus is easy to get around. The main east-west highway is I-70. There are two primary north-south freeways, I-71 and St. Rte. 315. The outerbelt, I-270, circles the city. I-670 connects the airport to downtown and continues to the west side.

Cars and vans can be rented from a variety of points in the city. Taxi service is provided by many vendors and airport shuttles are available, as well. Public transportation is available from the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). Normal bus fare is $1.50, express fare $2; transfers are free. COTA offers special service for events such as Red, White and Boom! and Ohio State home football games.

Hyatt Regency Columbus
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
Hyatt Regency Columbus...631 rooms, including 16 suites, and Hyatt Business PlanTM rooms...connected to the new Greater Columbus Convention Center complex.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
In the heart of downtown Columbus, the Crowne Plaza provides all the amenities for a perfect getaway stay.......more.

The Lofts Hotel
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
The Lofts Hotel offers 44 unique rooms in a Historic Registry building built in 1882. The 5-story brick building was one of the best remaining 19th century  ......more.

Drury Inn Suites Convention Center
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
Now serving FREE HOT QUIKSTART Breakfast. Enjoy scrambled eggs, sausage, Belgian waffles, biscuits and gravy and much more. Also, new for 2003 FREE high-speed……..more.

Hampton Inn & Suites® Columbus
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
The Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus Downtown is located in the Arena District, right across the street from the Columbus Convention Center.

Courtyard By Marriott Columbus Downtown
From Convention Center: 0.3 miles
The hotel designed by business travelers, Courtyard surrounds you with all the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. The Courtyard ......more.

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Buca di Beppo
(866) EAT-BUCA
343 North Front Street Columbus, OH 43215

Mitchell's Steakhouse - Downtown
(614) 621-2333
45 N 3RD St Columbus, OH 43215-3509

Tommy's Diner
(614) 224-2422
914 W Broad St Columbus, OH 43222-1444

Flatiron Bar & Grill
(614) 461-0033
129 E Nationwide Blvd Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 221-9330
41 W Swan St Columbus, OH 43215-2050

Florentine Restaurant
(614) 228-2262
907 W Broad St Columbus, OH 43222-1491

Martini Italian Bistro--Downtown
(614) 224-8259
445 N High St Columbus, OH 43215-2071

Pastaria at North Market
(614) 228-2850
59 Spruce St Columbus, OH 43215-1622

O'Shaughnessy's Public House
(614) 224-6767
401 N Front St Columbus, OH 43215-2261

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