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Hotel Description

The Westin Columbus puts you in the center of Columbus, 1.4 km (0.8 mi) from COSI and 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Columbus Museum of Art. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room LCD TVs.

All 189 rooms feature WiFi, cable TV, and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. 24-hour room service, free weekday newspapers, and free bottled water are also available.

The coffee shop, Cafe Express, is open for breakfast. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center. Other amenities include a fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and a coffee shop/café. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Downtown Columbus hotel include Ohio State University and Ohio Stadium.

The Westin Columbus ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5

Excellent hotel

Great service . Would stay here again at any given time.

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015

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4 out of 5

clean and nice

The room was pleasant and clean. They made the experience very nice. The restaurant food was very good. Thanks

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015

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3 out of 5

Just OK

Very noisy at night. Sounds like a frat party much of the night. Bed was very very soft. Prefer something much firmer. Will probably find another place next time we are in town.

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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5 out of 5

Beautiful hotel.

Walking distance to several places. All employees were very nice and helpful.

Posted by , from Marion Ohio on Mar 27, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 20, 2015 by GM_WestinColumbus

Thank you very much for your kind words. We truly value your business and were delighted to have you as our guest. Please come see us again soon! Stay Well, Halley Karas General Manager

4 out of 5

Perfect location + menu catered to Arnold crowd!

Pros: I love that their menu changed to suit the wants & needs of those in town for the Arnold Sports Festival.
Cons: Our room was on the wall across from an elevator. It was quite distracting, especially when trying to go to sleep.
Location: A couple great spots downtown and didn't have one bad thing to eat or drink. Nada for mexican, 16-bit for some arcade games and awesome drinks, etc.
All staff in the hotel were pleasantly mannered and helpful. Good location, but we did use Uber and shuttles (when available) because of cold weather.

Posted by , from Marlton, NJ on Mar 24, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 3, 2015 by WestinGM_Halley

Thank you so much for staying with us during the 2015 Arnold Classic! We truly enjoyed having you as our guest and value your business. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience; we hope to see you back next year or sooner! Stay Well, Halley Karas General Manager

5 out of 5

Made us feel very welcome at check-in

Pros: Free breakfast
We felt like they were glad to have us there. Offered free parking as additional benefit. Very friendly.

Posted by , from Cincinnati, O on Jan 18, 2013

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4 out of 5

Nice room, comfy bed, iffy parking.

Pros: Close restaurants
Cons: Noisy
This hotel is in a lovely historic building with a good location. The Southern Theater is right next door and if you are going to a concert you don't even have to go outside! Plenty to do within walking distance and it's a short bus ride to north High Street or German Village. I've stayed at this hotel twice. I booked a deluxe room the first time and it was a nice size with a decent view of the city street. For the second visit I booked a regular room, which turned out to be small (think NYC hotel room small) with a view of the air handler. The small room was OK for an overnight stay but could get claustrophobic over time. This hotel gets a lot of wedding/party traffic and during both of my visits the lobby was crowded and chaotic due to events. Nice for people watching, but if your room is over the ballroom you'll want some earplugs. The rooms have the usual Westin accoutrements: good mattress, nice shower/fixtures, etc. My only major complaint about this hotel is the completely bogus parking situation. $20/night to park in Columbus??? Park in the garage across the street (the one one with the big sign that says "Courthouse Parking"). The garage is $12/night and you won't have to wait on the valet or scrape snow in the morning.

Posted by , from Texas on Jan 3, 2013

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5 out of 5

was a very welcome place to stay as I drove across country and needed a proper hotel to rest i

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
great place in downtown Columbus in a great old building with a new renovation that was the best of all worlds. So much better than the joints I'd been staying at along the drive East.

Posted by , from NYC on Aug 21, 2012

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3 out of 5

Not up to Westin quality

Cons: No free Internet, very small rooms, charge for parking
Despite the lovely photos on the website, this Westin was a bit of a disappointment. It is located in a Victorian landmark building -- and you certainly get some historical ideas about space and proportions. The rooms are quite small, but they are filled with strangely large pieces of furniture. We had a junior suite with a queen bed. You basically had to squeeze between the coffee table and the TV to get to the front door in the "living area" part of the suite. The bathroom was also very small and there was no bathtub, so no way to give the kids a bath. We expected historical charm, but got crammed discomfort instead. Also, internet access was not free and parking overnight was an extra $20/night, despite signs advertising $5/day parking for non-hotel guests. On the plus side, the hotel is located right in downtown Columbus and the room service breakfast we ordered was wonderful. Staff were friendly and professional.

Posted by , from Princeton, NJ on Nov 29, 2011

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5 out of 5

Classy hotel

Love this hotel - great older building, beautifully updated. I plan to go back. Steps away from Columbus's German Village and downtown.

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011

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About the The Westin Columbus

Location 310 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and meeting rooms. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Event space at this hotel measures 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly The Westin Columbus. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Columbus hotel is smoke free.

  • 189 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 12000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1115 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1897
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) (14.3 km / 8.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Westin Columbus offers 189 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Columbus hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Cafe Express - This coffee shop serves breakfast only. Open daily.

High Street Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

The Westin Columbus offers a Westin Workout powered by Reebok fitness center, accessible via guest key 24-hours a day. Cardio machines offer LCD TVs.

The Lower Scioto Multi-Use Trail, an asphalt trail along the Scioto River, is three blocks away, and a good spot for walking, running, or biking.

The recreational activities listed below are available near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets are welcome and stay free


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Guests with pets must sign a pet waiver at check-in.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 40.00 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 4 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 5.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Columbus Westin
  • Westin Columbus
  • Westin Hotel Columbus
  • The Westin Columbus Ohio
  • The Westin Columbus Hotel Columbus
  • Westin Columbus Hotel

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.