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Sonesta Columbus Downtown

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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Superior Suite, 1 King Bed (One Bedroom Oakhurst Suite King) | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Sonesta Columbus Downtown

Sonesta Columbus Downtown

4.0 star property

4.1/5 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
33 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43215

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNationwide Arena5 min walk
  • Popular LocationGreater Columbus Convention Center6 min walk
  • Popular LocationArnold Schwarzenegger Statue18 min walk
  • AirportColumbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.)9 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Downtown Columbus neighborhood, Sonesta Columbus Downtown is connected to the convention center. Champions of Columbus Golf Course and Gahanna Municipal Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit COSI and Ohio State Fairgrounds. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Grand Prix Karting are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including segway rentals/tours and golfing.

What's nearby

  • Nationwide Arena - 5 min walk
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center - 6 min walk
  • Columbus Children's Theatre - 8 min walk
  • Battelle Riverfront Park - 11 min walk
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) - 9 min drive


  • Flatiron Bar & Diner - 3 min walk
  • Rodizio Grill - 5 min walk
  • Bareburger - 5 min walk
  • Barley's Brewing Company - 5 min walk
  • Wolf's Ridge Brewing - 5 min walk

About this property

Sonesta Columbus Downtown

4-star hotel revitalized in 2019 and located near Ohio State University
Close to Greater Columbus Convention Center, Sonesta Columbus Downtown provides a grocery/convenience store, a firepit, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a bar and a gym.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and access to a nearby health club
  • Express check-out, multilingual staff, and an elevator
  • A TV in the lobby, smoke-free premises, and outdoor furniture
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All 421 rooms offer comforts such as premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning. Guests reviews speak well of the clean rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and pillowtop mattresses
  • Bathrooms with hydromassage showers and free toiletries
  • 49-inch HDTVs with premium channels
  • Wardrobes/closets, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 42.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 22 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • Vine + Forge Restaurant

Things to do

  • Access to nearby health club
  • Fitness center

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli


  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (17000 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 7


  • Firepit
  • Outdoor furniture


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - July 2019
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • 49-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Check-in from 4 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs only
2 per room
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 42.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

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Frequently asked questions

Is Sonesta Columbus Downtown pet-friendly?

Yes, Sonesta Columbus Downtown allows dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of USD 75 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at Sonesta Columbus Downtown?

As of Nov 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sonesta Columbus Downtown on Dec 18, 2022 start from $149.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Sonesta Columbus Downtown?

Valet parking is available for USD 42.00 per night.

What time is check-in at Sonesta Columbus Downtown?

Check-in is from 4 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Sonesta Columbus Downtown?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Sonesta Columbus Downtown located?

Located in Downtown Columbus, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nationwide Arena and Greater Columbus Convention Center. Ohio State University is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sonesta Columbus Downtown and receive a full refund?

Yes, Sonesta Columbus Downtown offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sonesta Columbus Downtown cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 519 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 254 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 111 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 53 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 63 out of 1000 reviews" "
" "1 - Terrible 6%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was nice and the staff was very friendly
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
Staff was friendly. Hotel was very clean. Parking was very inconvenient and expensive. An older person would have to pay nearly 50.00 for valet parking because parking garages was too far away. Advertised breakfast included, but it was not.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was perfect distance to walk to Nationwide Arena for Blue Jackets game. Parking is quite a jog but half the price of valet.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children, Business traveler, Traveled with family
Disliked: Staff & service
The room has an unusual smell. The restaurant in the lobby didn’t take our order and we ended up leaving and eating outside of the property
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice stay!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Was great
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Parking a little expensive, there was no clock in the room, no info in the room for amenities. Was there 3 days when I arrived there were only to k-cups for coffee in a room that sleeps 4 and none added during the stay. The room was clean nice and simple. The staff were very polite.

4/5 Good

Lu Anne
Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I stayed in the loft side, the lighting was terrible, no over head lighting in the bed area, the room was clean and nice, just poor lighting

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The loft building our room was located in has a strange smell in the lobby and the bed was horribly uncomfortable and lumpy.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022