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What is Columbus Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are endless ways to enjoy Columbus without breaking the bank. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a map, and go for a stroll to a side of this destination where money isn't the only thing that matters. Travelers to Columbus love the theater scene and shopping, which could be great ways to enjoy the local area. Snap some photos at Easton Town Center and Ohio Theatre for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of cheap hotels makes Columbus a favorite among budget-conscious travelers searching for a vacation to remember. has 36 cheap Columbus hotels to choose from, you're sure to find something you like!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Columbus?

Here are our travelers' best-rated Columbus budget-friendly hotels:

    The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center

    4-star hotel with bar, near Ohio State University
    • Free WiFi • Free area shuttle • Restaurant • Fitness center • Central location

    Staybridge Suites Columbus - Worthington, an IHG Hotel

    3-star Columbus hotel with 24-hour fitness center
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Outdoor pool • Central location

    Holiday Inn Express Columbus South - Obetz, an IHG Hotel

    2.5-star Columbus hotel with indoor pool
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Spacious rooms

    Red Roof Inn Columbus East - Reynoldsburg

    Columbus hotel in shopping district
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Central location

    M Star Columbus North

    City-center motel
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • Garden • 24-hour front desk • Quiet rooms

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Columbus?

You'll be able to find lots of places to explore in Columbus while keeping to your budget. Take a look at these sightseeing opportunities in the area, some of which you can appreciate while being mindful of your wallet.

  • Columbus Commons
  • Genoa Park and Amphitheater
  • Lou Berliner Sports Park

  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • COSI
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Riffe Gallery

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Easton Town Center
  • Ohio Theatre
  • Capitol Square

Frequently asked questions

What cheap motels can I book in Columbus?
Motel 6 Columbus, OH - West, Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU and Days Inn by Wyndham Columbus Fairgrounds are among the best-rated motels by fellow travelers for a budget-friendly stay. Additionally, you’ll find 19 motels to choose from on our site.
What are some good hotel recommendations for an inexpensive trip to Columbus?
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Columbus Downtown - Convention Center, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbus Easton Area and Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Columbus - Worthington are all budget-friendly options recommended by guests who visited the area.
Can I book vacation rentals for my stay in Columbus?
You can browse 464 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you’ll find 283 apartments and 57 condos.
What hostels can I book for my stay in Columbus?
Fellow travelers rate The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel as one of the best hostels in the area.
What areas in Columbus should I consider for a budget trip?
If you’d like to spend less on your trip, the areas with the most affordable hotels are Crosswoods, Polaris and Downtown Columbus.

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