One of the Chihuly glass ceilings at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
The conservatory purchase quite a collection of Chihuly glass works and they are spaced out throughout the gardens.
They look particularly attractive when the conservatory offers evening hours and the sculptures are illuminated. One of the Chihuly glass ceilings at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
The conservatory purchase quite a collection of Chihuly glass works and they are spaced out throughout the gardens.
They look particularly attractive when the conservatory offers evening hours and the sculptures are illuminated. It makes sense, but you don't think of bonsai trees getting fall color like the gorgeous gold on this ginkgo in the courtyard at Franklin Park Conservatory. An extreme closeup of the soft pink bloom of evening primrose (Oenothera speciosa).
The two inch blossoms blooms both day and night, but typically in the pre-dawn hours, closing when the full sun hits them.
The Franklin Park Conservatory has a garden campus. This four-acre garden has the culinary, herb and fragrance gardens, apiary, rose pavilion, berry house, and 40 community garden plots. A closeup of the metallic purple fruits on the beautyberry (Callicarpa dichotoma 'Early Amethyst') in its glory out front of the Franklin Park Conservatory. The efforts of planting 100,000 bulbs last fall pay off when spring hits and the tulips come to life at the Franklin Park Conservatory!
#SpringFun
Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) can be a nuisance in some scenarios, but pest or not, these goslings are adorable. The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is the largest North American heron. It can be around four ft tall with a near six ft wingspan.
It can be quite a spectacle to watch these guys fish. They can stand motionless for long periods of time just staring, then suddenly darting their face into the water and usually emerging with a fish in its beak. The efforts of planting 100,000 bulbs last fall pay off when spring hits and the tulips come to life at the Franklin Park Conservatory!
#SpringFun
The efforts of planting 100,000 bulbs last fall pay off when spring hits and the tulips come to life at the Franklin Park Conservatory!
#SpringFun
Hundreds of colorful butterflies take flight in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a tropical haven at the Franklin Park Conservatory during Blooms & Butterflies.
Newly emerged butterflies are released daily. A refugee from the conservatory's 'Blooms and Butterflies' exhibit, this guy is striking a pose in front of some Chihuly glass work. A tiny button-sized bright pink bloom growing on fuzzy/spiky cactus about the size of an orange. A close up of some venus fly traps.
A part of the 'scary plants' collection at the Franklin Park Conservatory. A 24X macro lens make the center of this hibiscus flower look like a pastel sputnik.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. Franklin Park Conservatory's #orchid2016 display consists of every color, shape and size of orchid imaginable, scattered throughout the entire conservatory.
Probably my favorite picture I've taken with my Nokia Lumia 1020. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
*as a side note, I grew all the flowers for this garden in the greenhouses where I work. This batch of tulips is just getting ready to open and looks to be a cream colored blossom fringed with pink.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! Blooms and Butterflies now at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Hundreds of colorful, tropical species of butterflies fluttering about inside the Pacific Island Water Garden. Purple rods of Chihuly glass-works stand out in stark contrast to the lush greenery surrounding them. Orange tulips with streaks of red mix nicely with the surrounding solid red and white tulips.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! The Franklin Park Conservatory has well over a mile of paved multi-use paths winding throughout the park.
There is a pond with a creek that meanders through the park with a nice little waterfall. The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
*as a side note, I grew all the flowers for this garden in the greenhouses where I work. This is a very special tree! This is one of just three known to exist in the United States.
It is a Dwarf Beech (Fagus tortuosa) also known as a Parasol or Twisted Beech. Franklin Park Conservatory is having their annual orchids display. A bright showy collection of tropical color in what can sometimes be a dreary Ohio winter.
#FindingtheUniverse The pink on these dogwood (Cornus florida) blossoms looks almost hand painted.
Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! In the floodplain behind the mansion there is just over a mile of trails through a forested area with Sycamore, Cottonwood, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Sugar Maples and Oaks along Alum Creek. An overhead view of the mixture of orange, red and white tulips looking up at me.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! In the forefront, the serrated edged pink and salmon blooms of tulip 'Miami Sunset' juxtaposed nicely with the hot pink tips of tulip 'Gander's Rhapsody'.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is the largest North American heron. It can be around four ft tall with a near six ft wingspan.
It can be quite a spectacle to watch these guys fish. They can stand motionless for long periods of time just staring, then suddenly darting their face into the water and usually emerging with a fish in its beak. A shot of the desert room on a sunny afternoon at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
*as a side note, I grew all the flowers for this garden in the greenhouses where I work. Blooms and Butterflies now at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Hundreds of colorful, tropical species of butterflies fluttering about inside the Pacific Island Water Garden. A trio of trees comprised of hundreds of hand blown glass ornaments at the Franklin Park Conservatory. @fpconservatory A trio of trees comprised of hundreds of hand blown glass ornaments at the Franklin Park Conservatory. @fpconservatory Light pink tulips with darker pink brush strokes on the petals.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! A topiary sleeping giant.
The figure of a woman lying down composed of various sedums, grasses and echeverias. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! Bright gold fall color on a gorgeous Ginkgo biloba specimen in the courtyard of the Franklin Park Conservatory. A 15ft holiday tree made up of red poinsettias at the Franklin Park Conservatory as part of their Merry and Bright holiday display. This is such peaceful and beautiful place to shoot.
#conservatory #lifeatexpedia #sky Pretty good ice cream stop on the east side of Columbus. Plenty of great flavors to choose from, and it's free if you can beat the The pure white blossoms of sweet mock orange (Philadelphus).
Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! The John F. Wolfe Palm House lit up in holiday red and green. The palm house opened to the public in 1895. The light display was installed in 2008 by artist James Turrell, consisting of approximately 7,000 small, computer-controlled LED light sources. A 12X macro lens gives this unique perspective of the spines on a cactus.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. A holiday tree made up of over 700 blown glass ornaments made at the adjacent hotshop at the Franklin Park Conservatory as part of their Merry and Bright holiday display. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! We loved being greeted by so many beautiful tulips. They won't last long as the winds and rain were coming down all day on these beauties. Dark purple with almost a navy hue tulips with some of the large homes that surround the conservatory seen in the background.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! Blooms and Butterflies now at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Hundreds of colorful, tropical species of butterflies fluttering about inside the Pacific Island Water Garden. White with soft purple orchids blooming inside Franklin Park Conservatory. The John F. Wolfe Palm House at the Franklin Park Conservatory ( @fpconservatory ) opened to the public in 1895. The building is modeled after the Glass Palace from the 1863 Chicago's World Fair. A trio of trees comprised of hundreds of hand blown glass ornaments at the Franklin Park Conservatory. @fpconservatory The bright red blooms of the Maltese Cross (Lychnis chalcedonica).
The Franklin Park Conservatory has a garden campus. This four-acre garden has the culinary, herb and fragrance gardens, apiary, rose pavilion, berry house, and 40 community garden plots. Tulip 'Pink Impression' in the foreground with a pure white backdrop.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! Among the pure, clean impact of the monoculture planting beds, this mixed color tulip display holds its own eye-catching prowess.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! The iconic spire of the signature piece in Franklin Park Conservatory's Chihuly collection with a waterfall in the background. The oddly spiky purple inflorescence of Bear Breeches (Acanthus mollis).
The Franklin Park Conservatory has a garden campus. This four-acre garden has the culinary, herb and fragrance gardens, apiary, rose pavilion, berry house, and 40 community garden plots. The John F. Wolfe Palm House and its ever-changing light display.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! You know what really sets off any shade garden? Yup, that's right, a giant tower of boobs.
The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
*as a side note, I grew all the flowers for this garden in the greenhouses where I work. A trio of trees comprised of hundreds of hand blown glass ornaments at the Franklin Park Conservatory. @fpconservatory A trio from Jeni's consisting of...
Garance Vert Clair - Lemongrass, coriander leaf, spirulina, grass­-grazed milk, and cream.
Ombre Brulee - Toasted umber. Peru balsam and brown sugar cookie butter with grass-­grazed milk and cream.
Lemon Buttermilk - Fresh squeezed lemon juice blended with grass-grazed Ohio milk, biodynamic yogurt, cultured buttermilk and cream. A collection of orchids remain from the orchid show earlier this year at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Spending time studying the flower morphology reveals layers and layers of complexity and character to an already interesting bloom.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. The palm house at Franklin Park Conservatory is always very photogenic in every season. A close-up of one of the many artworks lining the halls of The Franklin Park Conservatory.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. What's not to love about the Franklin Conservatory. Thank you throwingsofas and Mark Rentz for your great Columbus Ohio suggestions via Trover. The surreal cerulean blooms of the Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys), native to the Phillipines but loving the climate inside the Franklin Park Conservatory. It's summer! So, it's time for the ubiquitous summer offering; Peach! This peach is perched on top of black cherry chocolate chip in a chocolate dipped pretzel cone. A collection of orchids remain from the orchid show earlier this year at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Spending time studying the flower morphology reveals layers and layers of complexity and character to an already interesting bloom.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. You can't have a botanical garden without some Chihuly.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. This is a very special tree! This is one of just three known to exist in the United States.
It is a Dwarf Beech (Fagus tortuosa) also known as a Parasol or Twisted Beech. Right now at the Franklin Park Conservatory, spring is in FULL bloom with over 100,000 bulbs and many other spring flowering trees and shrubs putting on quite a spectacular display! Slat and Pepper Shrimp - the title of the dish is fairly self explanatory, but damn is it good! The John F. Wolfe Palm House at the Franklin Park Conservatory basking beneath blue skies and jet trails The palm house opened to the public in 1895. Franklin Park Conservatory @FPConservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing!
This stunning swath of yellow, red, pink and white welcome visitors from the main entrance. A collection of orchids remain from the orchid show earlier this year at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Spending time studying the flower morphology reveals layers and layers of complexity and character to an already interesting bloom.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. A 15ft tree comprised of white poinsettias.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. Franklin Park Conservatory's #orchid2016 display consists of every color, shape and size of orchid imaginable, scattered throughout the entire conservatory. Welcome to your new Lustron home!
Pick one of four floor plans and then pick out one of four exterior colors: A beautiful specimen of a purple beech.
The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
*as a side note, I grew all the flowers for this garden in the greenhouses where I work. An onion, banana pepper and mushroom pizza from Anthony's Pizzeria is billed as 'The Smallest Pizzeria in Bexley A mass of velvety purple tulips in the courtyard.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! A collection of orchids remain from the orchid show earlier this year at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Spending time studying the flower morphology reveals layers and layers of complexity and character to an already interesting bloom.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. A close up of the fiery red bloom of a bromeliad.
A membership to the conservatory and some new photo gadgets as holiday gifts leads to some fun plant photo ops. A view of the palm house in the background from one of the illuminated courtyards.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. A smaller, but more pure white poinsettia tree.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities. The brightly colored wooden frames filled with succulents that decorate the fence were painted and planted by yours truly.
The Bexley House and Garden Tour gives an opportunity to explore some of the breathtaking private spaces throughout the city.
This five acre garden of distinction was by far the star of the tour.
This lone tulip in a field of #green is a harbinger of beautiful things to come when his field-mates wake up and make spring happen. This chartreuse #green butterfly called a Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) is part of Blooms and Butterflies now at the Franklin Park Conservatory.
Hundreds of colorful, tropical species of butterflies fluttering about inside the Pacific Island Water Garden. Mater Paneer, fresh mild cheese gently cooked with tender green peas and spices with a side of garlic cheese naan. Orange cream chocolate chip, one of the new seasonal flavors from Graeter's.
The flavor profile is similar to eating one of those Terry's Chocolate Oranges that were popular stocking stuffers a few years back. What appears to be a heaping bowl of fried calamari, actually also contains pasta and assorted vegetables underneath.
Piada is the Italian standard in the ever evolving genre of the pick your vessel, pick your protein fast casual establishments. 
Rare Roast Beef with Arugula, Brie and Red Onion on a Baguette from Zoe Cafe in Bexley.
Definitely the best ice cream in Ohio, and a contender for the best in the US! Try the goat cheese and cherry if it's in season. #foodiefinds Chocolate chocolate chip and black cherry chocolate chip nested in a chocolate dipped pretzel cone. A gingerbread re-construction of Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Falling Waters.
Merry & Bright is the holiday exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory including indoor and outdoor light displays, hundreds of poinsettias, a gingerbread building contest and many other activities.
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Free parking
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Restaurant
Business center
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Location

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Gahanna Municipal Golf Course, Columbus Museum of Art, and Gahanna Historical Society. Creekside Gahanna and Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 237 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus WiFi and Smart TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include Netflix, room service, and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

Columbus Airport Marriott

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 14310 square feet (1329 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests (available on request). Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Columbus Airport Marriott is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1329 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 14310 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 237 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms:

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free long-term parking, Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Smart TV 
  • Netflix 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Digital TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

RiverCity Grille - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 6.95 per day (rates may vary)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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