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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 Great spot for a bit of family-friendly fun. A full 18-hole mini golf that you play under blacklight! Be sure dress your kids in some UV-reactive gear (at least something white). 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 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. 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! 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. 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. 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.
Maduros or fried sweet plantains with a spicy mojito sauce for dipping from El Arepazo in Gahanna.
#delicious 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. A view of the boardwalk through the marsh along Big Walnut Creek. Tostones con Hogao: fried green plantains, salty and starchy,
with hogao (sauteed dip made of onions,
tomatoes and garlic) 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. Indoor Glow-in-the-dark Mini Golf!
Wear your whitest whites and glow along an 18 hole black-light safari themed course. The holes are clever and challenging with loop-the-loops and obstacles that cause just the right amount of frustration.
Choose your clothing carefully as black lights are merciless! Any stains and lint will be prominently put on display for all your fellow mini-golfers bemusement. The back view of Jeffrey Mansion in Bexley, OH. Over 100 years ago, Jeffrey Mansion was built as the residence of industrialist and early Columbus City Mayor Robert Jeffrey. Jeffrey served as mayor from 1903-1905 and willed his home to the city of Bexley in 1941. Today the mansion and surrounding grounds are a city park. There is a ghost story attached to the mansion stating that Jeffrey hung himself in his home before granting the city rights to his property. However, records list Jeffrey’s death occurring in October of 1961, a full 20 years after bestowing his home upon the city. Deep fuchsia tulips with a backdrop of wrought iron gate, blooming cherries and emerging spring foliage.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! Butterflies in Motion at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Such a neat place and around 3pm they release new butterflies every day. Multicolored glowing orbs on display in one of the outdoor courtyards of the Franklin Park Conservatory as part of their Merry Days and Bright Lights promotion. A salmon/orange grove of tulips in the courtyard.
Franklin Park Conservatory planted over 70,000 spring blooming bulbs last fall and the epic results are in full swing! 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. I just love fascia and how beautiful the flowers hang upside down. After I took this pic, I noticed a butterfly hanging around the back of the flowers. Guess I was photo bombed.
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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with free airport shuttle and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pool
Business center

Location

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

Hotel Features

A restaurant, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center 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 bar/lounge, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 110 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus room service and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include free weekday newspapers, hair dryers, and showers.

Four Points by Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Four Points by Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 1008 square feet (94 square meters). This business-friendly hotel also offers a picnic area, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary to guests during limited hours. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Four Points by Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 94 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1008 
  • Total number of rooms - 110 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Cafe - This restaurant serves breakfast 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 an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

  • Golfing 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

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Four Points Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport
  • Four Points Sheraton Hotel Columbus Airport Ohio
  • 4 Points By Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport
  • Four Points By Sheraton Columbus Ohio Airport Hotel Columbus

We should mention

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. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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