Stepping onto the secluded and park-like grounds of the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center can feel like your worlds away from the hustle and bustle of a city, yet our Columbus, OH hotel is close to a number of exciting attractions! As Ohio’s capital city, there are always tons of things to do in Columbus and our hotel and conference center provides guests with a luxurious stay close to the action.
With our hotel’s prime location near the John Glenn Columbus Airport, guests from all over visit the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center to enjoy an elegant stay near Columbus, OH Attractions like the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium! With tons of exiting attractions featuring animals from all over the world, the Columbus Zoo is always a hit with visitors to the area.
Just across the street from the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center lies the Highbanks Metro Park. Known as an ancient Indian burial, ground, the park features extensive trails for walking, biking and hiking, plus a massive cliff overlooking the river. Guests looking to enjoy more time outdoors can also enjoy our hotel’s close proximity to a number of beautiful golf courses in the Columbus area.
If you’re visiting the hotel in August, enjoy the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin Ohio! The world’s largest three-day Irish festival is always an exciting event, even if you don’t hail from the green isle! Guest’s looking to catch a game or enjoy a concert will enjoy our hotel’s close proximity to the Mapfre Stadium and the Nationwide Arena!
Our exceptional Columbus event venue and hotel is located just 20 minutes from downtown Columbus and only five minutes from the vibrant Polaris Shopping and Entertainment Complex featuring Polaris Fashion Place and many of the nation’s top restaurants, including our own onsite Ohio Dining Room.
Located directly across the street from the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, Highbanks Metro Park is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Enjoy 11 miles of jogging, cycling, hiking and walking trails, in addition to a 100 foot high shelf bluff overlooking the Olentangy State Scenic River.
Only 15 minutes away, you can catch a College Football game at the Ohio State University campus. Put on your Scarlet and Gray and cheer for the Buckeyes!
Located in the aptly named Arena District, the Nationwide Area is Columbus, Ohio’s premier concert & event venue. Home to the Columbus Blue Jackets, and has hosted countless entertainment acts. Upcoming events include Blue Jackets games, and concerts held by Bob Seger, Ed Sheeran and Chris Stapleton. Locate just 30 minutes from the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, the Nationwide Arena is your best place to enjoy live entertainment in Columbus.
Looking for a new outfit for your big conference or want to indulge in some great savings? Ohio’s premier shopping destination, Polaris Fashion Place is located just 9 minutes from the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, OH. Browse through popular stores like Saks Fifth Avenue or Barnes & Noble, or check out the Columbus Zoo Soft Sculpture Play Area! Grab a quick bite at their food hall, or enjoy a dining experience at Benihana.
Ask our friendly concierge for more information on planning your shopping trip to Polaris Fashion Place!
Ohio is home to hundreds of beautiful golf courses, at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center happens to be close to several of these charming greens. Brookside Golf & Country Club is situated on 260 beautiful acres and features a tree-lined 18 hole course that has been hosted US Open Sectional Qualifiers and additional golf tournaments throughout its years in operation. Located just 20 minutes from the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, ask our concierge for information on booking a tee time.
Home of the Columbus Crew Soccer Club, Mapfre Stadium is a large sporting area located in Columbus, Ohio. While mainly featuring soccer games, the stadium is home to a variety of sporting events and outdoor concerts. Located just over 20 minutes from the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, ask our friendly concierge for information on upcoming events and tickets.