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Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus

3.5-star3.5 stars
50 N 3rd StColumbusOH43215United States of America

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Columbus Museum of Art
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Very Good8.0
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus

from $239
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room
  • Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom

About Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus

This Columbus hotel is two blocks from the Ohio Statehouse and three blocks from the Columbus City Center. The Rhodes State Office Tower, Ohio Theater, and Columbus Museum of Art are within one-half mile.

Hotel Features.
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel has a spa tub, a fitness facility, and a heated outdoor pool. Business amenities include a business center, free WiFi in public areas, and 16 meeting rooms for small groups. Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel has a restaurant, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and provides room service during limited hours.

Amenities featured in all 408 guestrooms include bathrobes, coffee/tea makers, and complimentary newspapers. Business-friendly amenities include multi-line phones, desks, and direct-dial phones.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 408 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 21 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 16
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22,500
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus’s small print

Also known as

  • Columbus Downtown Hotel
  • Hotel Columbus Downtown
  • Renaissance Columbus Downtown
  • Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
  • Renaissance Hotel Columbus Downtown
  • Columbus Renaissance
  • Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel Ohio
  • The Columbus Renaissance Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 26 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 18 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus


  • In Downtown Columbus
  • COSI - 13 min walk
  • Columbus Museum of Art - 13 min walk
  • Rhodes State Office Tower - 4 min walk
  • Palace Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Capitol Square - 7 min walk
  • Ohio Theatre - 7 min walk
  • Ohio Statehouse - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 145 reviews

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus
Very Good8.0
Stylish but could be better
The hotel is stylish and in a great location. Parking is valet-only and pricey. The biggest drawbacks were a leaky shower in our room that left a constant puddle around the toilet, and the soundproofing was not great. I was woken up in the morning because of noise in the hallways and surrounding rooms. I could hear a woman's entire phone conversation and she seemed to be talking at a normal volume.
Lacey, us2 night trip
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus
Weekend Getaway
So we decided to go visit Columbus again, and give the Renaissance another chance.We checked in went to the room,and just as it was on our last visit 1 Washcloth per person, per our request some more were placed into our room. We arrived Friday. On Saturday we left after Breakfast and did not return until about 5:30 pm. No housekeeping, however when we pulled up the Police was at the Hotel, we went upstairs to our room heard a whole of commotions outside of our room and loud voices, so we open the door and the cops are on our floor. Apparently a fight broke out right across from our room. Pretty scary...No apologies were offered by the Hotel Management. Anyways that night we chose to eat at the Hotels Restaurant. My Husband ordered a Pizza and as he was eating it all over sudden he took out something out of his mouth that definitive was not belonging inside of a Pizza. We not sure what it was, but they apologized and took it of our bill. But again no apology from Management. On our floor were a bunch of woman that night that were running out in the hallway, slamming doors and talking really loud. We mentioned it in the morning, and again no apologies from Managements. The room by the way had chipped furniture, the carpet was dirty and has stains, and of course it was dusty a
Jacqueline, us2 night trip
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus
Very Good8.0
Great but need new towels
The staff, rooms, room service was all very good. My one complaint is about the towels. They are old and rough and need replacement. Hopefully the hotel is planning to renew them soon.
Lauren, us1 night trip
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus
Freezing cold or boiling hot room!
The room was freezing and the heat would not work unless it was turned up to 85 degrees. I got very sick after leaving the hotel because I could not find a comfortable temperature. It'd either be freezing cold or steaming hot. For a hotel of this stature, I'd expect more.
Jason, us2 night trip
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Columbus
Fernando, us1 night trip

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