Best Western


888 E Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43229-2416
Phone: 614/888-8230   |   Fax: 614/888-8223   |   180 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Hotels in Columbus are renowned for hospitality, but the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North sets the bar high and treats each guest like a VIP.

Stay close to Ohio State University at a hotel whose brand and reputation you trust. The most competitive rates in the city can be found here, even during peak season such as graduation and homecoming. Rest easy with pillow-top mattresses and updated amenities that provide a touch of luxury for any trip. From vacationers to business travelers, comfort is key in making the most of your trip. The right Columbus hotels prioritize guests and ensure that from check in to check out, you have everything you need.

An ideal location has guests close to the Nationwide Arena and OSU Stadium. Stay at this Columbus hotel for an easy commute to the big game or other special events. Being close to the campus means everything from lectures to festivals are just a few minutes away. A number of visiting professors, students, faculty, staff and their loved ones depend on this property for extended stays.

The Easton Towne Center is also nearby, and it’s the perfect place to indulge in shopping and dining. However, if you want something more exciting on the trip, head to the nearby Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. It’s a family-friendly outing that’s the perfect destination any time of year. Exploring the Columbus area means discovering favorite new shops, diners and attractions.

Prefer some local recommendations and referrals? Every member of the friendly staff is happy to oblige. Find out where the best nightclubs are, the best breakfast eateries, and where the locals spend their weekends. Guests are in for a real treat when staying at this Columbus hotel where they feel at home and hospitality is revered.

Reserve your upcoming stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North and enjoy affordable rates! Enjoy your stay.

The hotel indoor swimming pool and sports club will be closed for renovation starting June 5, 2015. At this time we don’t know when it will be re-opened we are apologize for the inconvenience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Indoor pool, heated Jr. Olympic size
  • Outdoor pool seasonal
  • Fully equipped sports club
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Safe deposit box
  • Guest laundry each machine is $1.00
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities 5 separate rooms available
  • Banquet facilities 5 separate rooms available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Interior corridor
  • Steam room steam room / sauna in sports club
  • Hot tub, in sports club
  • Exercise facility Open from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. cybex equipment, free weights, sauna, hot tub, elliptical, and treadmills
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Sports trainer
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Locker room
  • Laundromat $1.00 per load / washer and dryer
  • Late check out upon request
  • Game room video games
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., free
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Conference facilities 5 separate rooms available
  • Catering
  • Ballroom 1 large rooms holds up to 250 people banquet style
  • Jogging track
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phone system for in room
  • Physically challenged facilities some rooms have grab bars, roll in showers
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible handicap accessible only elevator
  • Discounted price on hot breafkast for hotel guests, nominal fee


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus columbus north in Columbus.


Conveniently located, the best western plus columbus north in Columbus, Ohio is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 40.088315  /  Latitude: -82.995605


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Cleveland. Take Interstate 71 South to Exit 117(SR 161). Turn right off the exit and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North is two blocks on the right.

From: Cincinnati. Take Interstate 71 North to Exit 117(SR 161). Turn left off the exit and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North is two blocks on the right.

From: Cambridge. Take Interstate 70 West to Interstate 71 North to Exit 117 (SR 161). Turn left off the exit and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North is two blocks on the right.

From: Dayton. Take Interstate 70 East to Interstate 71 North to Exit 117 (SR 161). Turn left off the exit and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbus North is two blocks on the right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Capitol Square

Capitol Square, located in downtown Columbus, features the beautiful Greek Revival style Ohio Statehouse. The statehouse is one of America's oldest functioning statehouses. It was built along the Scioto River in 1861 and took 22 years to complete. Visit the statehouse for a free tour to view the historic art and marble Abraham Lincoln bust.

The lawn of the statehouse was once the camp-out location for Civil War Union soldiers. The Statehouse Museum Shop, located on the first floor of the statehouse features items crafted by Ohio artisans, pottery and clothing. Visit the Capitol Square's Cafe for a fresh and delicious meal, while in downtown Columbus. Choose one of the local Best Western hotels, for a wonderful night's rest in the Capitol city.

Columbus Crew Stadium

The perfect pit stop for soccer fans, the Columbus Crew Stadium is home to Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew – a pride of Columbus and central Ohio. Seating more than 20,000 soccer fans, the Columbus Crew Stadium is known as the first soccer specific stadium in the country.

First opened in 1999, the stadium encompasses a 115 by 75-yard field – a perfect spot for not only soccer, but also concerts and the Ohio State Fair. When looking for accommodations near Columbus Crew Stadium, Ohio visitors are encouraged to try a Best Western hotel in Columbus.

Columbus Museum of Art

First established in 1878, the Columbus Museum of Art is a major fixture of downtown Columbus, and even central Ohio. Closed on Mondays, the Columbus Museum of Art features artwork by familiar names like Picasso, Degas, Mary Cassatt and Norman Rockwell – even some Dale Chihuly's glass sculptures made recognizable by the Franklin Park Conservatory.

Kids enjoy the Eye Spy: Adventures in Art – and interactive and educational exhibit – while hungry ones may visit the Palette Express in the Broad Street lobby. Take advantage of cell phone and group tours – while the bold may try an Experimental Tour – and finish your day at the Columbus Museum of Art with a stay at a Best Western hotel in Columbus.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

An adventure on 580 acres, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to more than 9,000 animals and spread across nearly 800 species. Set just north of Columbus in central Ohio, the Columbus Zoo features exhibits like African Savanna, plus the 18-hole Safari Golf Course, the Zoombezi Bay waterpark, and Discovery Reef, the 100,000-gallon salt-water aquarium the west side of the zoo.

Open since 1905, the Columbus Zoo also features Wild Encounter tours, Wildlights tours, and even Jack Hanna's Jungle – home to the famed animal guests from well-known talk shows. This legendary zoo takes a full day or two to explore, so rest those feet at a Best Western hotel in Columbus.

COSI Columbus

Named the #1 Science Center For Families in the U.S. by Parents Magazine, the Center of Science and Industry is located on the bank of the Scioto River in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Known affectionately as COSI, the Center features over 300 interactive exhibits in areas following themes such as Energy, the Ocean, Space, and Gadgets.

Families traveling with young children can let them loose in the Little Kidspace, while visitors of all ages get a thrill from exhibits like the outdoor Big Science Park, as well as Lily Pad. COSI’s ample exhibition space makes it an ideal host for traveling exhibitions – past favorites have included “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” and “Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination”.

Franklin Park Conservatory

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Franklin Park Conservatory has been a staple of Columbus and central Ohio since it was built in 1895. Open daily, the Franklin Park Conservatory features horticulture exhibits, over 400 plant species, and artwork throughout the conservatory by the famed Dale Chihuly.

Pay a visit to the Palm House – enclosing more than 40 palm species – or stroll though a chunk of the 90-acre park and botanical garden surrounding the conservatory. Head into the Franklin Conservatory any day at 10 a.m., enjoy lunch at the Garden Café, and check into a cozy Best Western hotel in Columbus.

Nationwide Arena

With a maximum seating capacity for 21,000 people, Nationwide Arena is located in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Owned by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority and operated by Columbus Arena Management, the facility serves as the home of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets.

Apart from NHL games, the arena hosts youth hockey games and open skating sessions in its smaller ice rink, the OhioHealth IceHaus. The facility’s ample seating makes it the go-to venue for big-name concerts. Past headliners have included Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, and Elton John.

Ohio History Center

Called “the finest museum in America devoted to pre-European history by the Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, the Ohio History Center is located in Columbus, Ohio. The Center serves as the headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society, whose goal is to interpret, preserve, and provide knowledge about the history and prehistory of Ohio.

Ohio Village is a reconstructed Civil War-era town, which serves as a living history museum and hosts special events throughout the year. Other popular permanent installations include the Nature of Ohio, featuring the skeleton of the mighty Conway Mastodon.

Ohio State Fair

One of the largest state fairs in the country, the Ohio State Fair takes place each year at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. Each year’s fair is full of staples like a giant ferris wheel and a midway full of food and games, and past special attractions have included Ohio Farm Bureau Land & Living Exhibit as well as Sea Lion Splash.

True to state fair form, the Ohio State Fair hosts livestock competitions, as well as other contests such as the 4-H Spelling Bee and the Homebrewed Beer competition. State fair fun always means big-name concerts, and past Ohio State Fair headliners have included Martina McBride and REO Speedwagon.

Ohio State University

Established in 1870, Ohio State University has the third largest university campus in country, taking up nearly 18,000 acres of Columbus in central Ohio. A popular public research university, this Ohio university plays host to over 60,000 enrolled students.

Home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, OSU encourages visitors to check out a game at Ohio Stadium – found on the National Register of Historic Places – and take advantage of campus group tours or self-guided walking tours. Bring your new OSU gear back to a Best Western hotel in Columbus, and rest up for another day exploring Ohio State University.

Port Columbus International Airport

Ohio’s second busiest airport, Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) serves the city of Columbus and other communities in central Ohio. A public airport, CMH is operated by the Columbus Regional Airport Authority.

Covering 2,185 acres, CMH features three airport terminals, 44 gates, and two runways. Central Ohio’s largest passenger airport, CHM offers service through major airlines like American, Frontier, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Airways.

Y Bridge

Located at the intersection of the Licking and Muskingum rivers, the Y-Bridge has been in place since 1814. Located in Zanesville, this historic attraction has become a staple for central Ohio tourism since 1984 when its current form was erected.

The bridge is currently in its fifth rendition after previous versions were replaced or reconstructed completely. The bridge is now included on the National Register of Historic Places list where Historic Preservation authorities overlook the preservation of the site.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Magic Mountain, Polaris
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Crew Stadium, home of the Columbus Crew
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Ohio State Fairgrounds
  • 7.00 mile(s) from the Chiller at Easton, ice rink
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Columbus Zoo
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Game Works
  • 10.00 mile(s) from downtown Columbus
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Zoombezi Bay, waterpark next to Columbus Zoo
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Columbus Convention Center
  • 11.00 mile(s) from the Santa Maria, authentic museum, quality replica
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Olentangy Indian Caverns
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Cooper Stadium, home of the Columbus Clippers
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Chiller at Dublin, ice rink
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Beulah Park
  • 19.00 mile(s) from Scioto Downs
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Magic Mountain Family Fun
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Rickenbacker Air Force Base
  • 79.00 mile(s) from Longaberger Basket Factory
  • 83.00 mile(s) from the Wilds, North America's largest endangered species animal preserve
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Polaris Fashion Place Mall
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Easton Towne Center
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Tuttle Crossing Mall
  • 17.00 mile(s) from City Center Mall
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Eastland Mall
  • 20.00 mile(s) from JC Penny's Outlet Mall
  • 52.00 mile(s) from Outlet Malls in Jefferson

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Worthington
  • 10.00 mile(s) from downtown Columbus
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Dublin
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Gahanna
  • 13.00 mile(s) from New Albany
  • 15.00 mile(s) from White Hall
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Reynoldsburg
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Hilliard
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Pickerington
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Ohio State University, located approximately 15 minutes away
  • 9 mile(s) from Columbus State College, local college
  • 11 mile(s) from Ohio Dominican University, local university

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Minerva Lake Golf Course
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Brookside Country Club
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Nationwide Arena
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Champions of Columbus Golf Course
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Schottenstein's Arena, concerts, basket ball tournaments and more
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Wedgewood Country Club
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Muirfield Golf Course, home of the Memorial Tournament

Nearby Restaurants

  • Thai Lagoon, on premises, full service, Thai, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner. Monday - not open. Tues,Wed,Thurs - serving regular ala carte menu. Fri,Sat,Sun - serving buffet breakfast for a nominal fee of $4.99. Prices vary for the ala carte selection. Thai Lagoon serves original Thai cuisines.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Bob Evans®, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Waffle House®, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner. 24-hour
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Otani, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner. Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster®, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner.


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Columbus. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

July 2015

July 17 - 19, 2015
Jazz and Rib Festival

Celebrate summer with hot ribs and cool jazz in downtown Columbus at Long Street.

July 18 - 25, 2015
Franklin County Fair

The Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard near Columbus offer all the family-friendly activities fair-goers are familiar with.

July 29 - August 9, 2015
2015 Ohio State Fair

Over a week of family-friendly attractions land at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, including live entertainment, carnival rides, animal shows, and so much more. The event begins at 9 a.m. daily.

August 2015

August 15, 2015
29th Annual Cambridge Classic Cruise-In

This annual event has been recognized as one of the best classic cars by Cruisin Times Magazine, and is set to host over 200 vehicles spanning the last 100 years. The event is held along Wheeling Avenue is historic downtown Cambridge.

August 7, 8, 2015
2015 Y Bridge Arts Festival

An art festival unlike any other  – this festival is held on the historic Y Bridge in Zanesville, featuring over 200 artists, craft vendors, live music and performance, kids' activities, and more. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.

September 2015

September 13, 2015
2015 All Horse Parade

Kick-off the Delaware County Fair with a parade through downtown Delaware. The park will feature only horses – including carriages, wagons, and many more vintage types of transportation being pulled by horses. The parade begins at 3 p.m.

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