Previously known as Columbus Crew Stadium, Mapfre Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium in the city of Columbus. With a seating capacity of 19, 968, Mapfre acts as the home stadium for the Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer, while also hosting a variety of additional sports and events such as, American football, lacrosse, rugby, and outdoor concerts.
Whether entertaining clients or vacationing with the family, our hotel near Mapfre Stadium, about a 17-minute drive away, offers guests cozy, yet spacious hotel rooms, convenient amenities, meeting and event space, and much more!
Mapfre Stadium holds great significance in Columbus Ohio. In 1994 the FIFI World Cup was held in the United States, and it was considered to be the most successful World Cup in soccer history. Due to its great success, Major League Soccer wanted to not only remember it, but award Columbus Ohio with Mapfre Stadium.
In the same year, 1994, Columbus, Ohio was presented with its first Major League Soccer (MLS) club, which led it to become the first of the original 10 clubs. Columbus, Ohio, was chosen to house the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States because of its ticket sales, more than 11,500 season ticket deposits
As a staple in Columbus, Ohio, Mapfre Stadium is perfect for the business and leisurely traveler. For a sports game or concert, our hotel near Mapfre Stadium strongly encourages guests to visit the stadium!