Travel & Hotels

 

Hotel Blocks

RENAISSANCE COLUMBUS HOTEL (2/3 mile from Convention Center)
50 N. Third St. Columbus, Ohio 43215
Block Cut-Off Closed
Reservations Phone: 877.901.6632 | Online
Group Code OVA
Rates* Single — $109
Double — $109
More Information • Parking is $25 per day with unlimited in-and-out privileges.
• Cabs are available in the Renaissance motor lobby for attendees who do not have their own car or do not wish to walk.
• Internet is available for $1 per room per night.
HYATT REGENCY COLUMBUS (headquarters hotel)
350 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43215
Block Cut-Off Closed
Reservations Phone: 888-421-1442 | Online
Group Code Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
Rates* Single — $158
Double — $168
Triple — $178
Quad — $188
DRURY INN & SUITES (connected to Convention Center)
88 E. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43215
Block Cut-Off SOLD OUT
Reservations Phone: 800-325-0720 | Online
Group Code When calling, refer to group number 2148530
Rates* Standard Single/Double — $129
Standard Triple/Quad — $139
Single/Double Suite — $149
Triple/Quad Suite — $159
Other Limited suites available; make reservations early.
CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL (connected to Convention Center)
33 E. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43215

Block Cut-Off SOLD OUT
Reservations Phone: 800.338.4462 | Online
Group Code OVMA
Rates* Single — $155
Double — $165
Triple — $175
Quad — $185
HAMPTON INN & SUITES (across from Convention Center)
501 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43215
Block Cut-Off SOLD OUT
Rooms still available on 2/19, 2/20 and 2/22 at regular (non-discounted) rates; contact hotel for details.
Reservations Phone: 800.426.7866 | Online
Group Code VM4
Rates* King Standard — $130
Double Standard — $130
RED ROOF INN — CONVENTION CENTER (one block from Hyatt )
111 E. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43215

Block Cut-Off Closed
Reservations Phone: 800.733.7663 | Online
Group Code OVMA2014
Rates* King — $109
Double — $109
HILTON COLUMBUS DOWNTOWN (connected to Convention Center)
401 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43215
Block Cut-Off Closed
Reservations Phone: 614-384-8600 | Online
Group Code OVMA14
Rates* 2 Queen — $155
1 King — $155

*Rates do not include current tax of 17.5%

 

Transportation

From the Airport

Taxis: You'll find taxis available in the ground transportation area of the terminal on a 24-hour basis. The approximate fare into downtown Columbus is $25. Contact the Taxi General Manager at 614-239-TAXI or taxi@parkingsolutionsinc.com.

COTA: Port Columbus is served by Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) public bus service, available to take you almost anywhere in the city. To find schedules and rates, please visit www.cota.com.

Rental Car Companies:

Driving Directions to the Convention Center

From Port Columbus International Airport: I-670 West, South on I-71, exit at Spring St., West on Spring to Fourth St., north on Fourth to Nationwide Blvd.

From the North: I-71 South, exit Spring St., West on Spring to Fourth St., north on Fourth to Nationwide Blvd.

From the South: I-71 North to I-70 East to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.

From the West: I-70 East to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.

From the East: I-70 West to Fourth Street Exit; North on Fourth to Nationwide Boulevard.

 

Parking

Parking costs at the Convention Center are a flat rate fee of $8 for the garages and $7 for the surface lots.

The following rules apply with all event parking fees:

  • There are no in-and-out privileges.
  • The charge is per space, per day.
  • Vehicles that stay overnight and past 6 a.m. the next day will be charged for time stayed in the parking facility after 6 a.m. according to the facilities posted daily parking rates.

For information on each lot and a printable map, please visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center Web site.

Parking Solutions Inc. also provides shuttle services; click the link at left for more details.