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Hotels in Columbus near Schottenstein Center

Schottenstein Center Introduction

Whether cheering on your favorite team, catching a big-name concert or experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime event, the Schottenstein Center is in an ideal location on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Opened in 1998, the arena is a state-of-the-art facility that can seat up to 20,000 visitors. It's home to the Ohio State Buckeyes Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Men’s Ice Hockey, as well as being a major music and entertainment venue. It’s location on campus means that the arena is close to several bars, shops, and restaurants, and the lively University District is about a mile away.

Hotels near Schottenstein Center

The top hotels near the Schottenstein Center in University District are about 4 miles from Downtown Columbus. They include the Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Columbus, a relaxed, mid-range hotel just 0.6 miles from the Center and close to restaurants, bars, and shops. There’s also the Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Convention Center, an upscale hotel on campus that offers plush rooms, a fitness center, and a restaurant; it's an 11-minute walk from the Schottenstein. Nearby is The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot Columbus OSU which has an indoor pool, a bar, and a restaurant.

Where to stay near Schottenstein Center

Several hotels are within a mile of the Schottenstein Center in the University District. This is a lively area close to the university’s recreational facilities, as well as to the downtown arts and entertainment district of Columbus. On Olentangy River Road you’ll find plenty of mid-range hotels, all-suite hotels, and motels, minutes from the trendy Short North Arts and Entertainment District. A little further away is historic High Street in Downtown Columbus, a creative hub of art galleries, boutiques, hip bars, and hotels.

Things to see near Schottenstein Center

You can visit the COSI Columbus science museum, a hands-on, family-friendly venue that offers interactive exhibits and a Planetarium. It’s about four miles from the Schottenstein Center. The trendy Short North arts district in downtown Columbus is a lively area full of restaurants, art galleries, clubs and eclectic boutiques, and is around 3 miles away. Also in downtown, you can shop for local produce and vintage treasures at the buzzing North Market, or stroll through the quaint German Village, a historic neighborhood just south of downtown, and around 6 miles from the Center.

How to get to Schottenstein Center

The Schottenstein Center is accessible directly off Route 315. During major events such as Men’s Basketball games, free shuttles run from the Buckeye Lots off Ackerman Road, about a mile away from the center. You can easily walk around the Ohio State University campus, and the bars, nightlife and restaurants in University District are just a mile from the Schottenstein. Shuttle buses also operate throughout the university campus. In downtown Columbus you can ride on the COTA bus service, that serves Ohio State University from a stop at the north side of Neil Drive, a mile from the center.

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