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Hotels Near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Hotels/lodging near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium are listed below sorted in the order of their distance (closest first). Explore our hotels/motels to find accommodations near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (Columbus Zoo and Aquarium) for your upcoming individual or group travel.Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is located at 9990 Riverside Dr. We show the best lodging close to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium so you can review the available Columbus Zoo and Aquarium lodging below and book your perfect hotel.

Opened in 1927, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is home to more than 7,000 animals representing over 800 species. Over 2.3 million people visit annually to see one of the top-ranked zoos showcasing multiple regions of the world. What many don't realize is that the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is also home to an 18-hole golf course, a water park called Zoombezi Bay, and an amusement park called Jungle Jack's Landing. It's not just a day at the zoo when you visit the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. More from this guide...

Lodging & Accommodations close by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North / Dublin : 7150 Sawmill Rd.
+1-888-389-4121
7150 Sawmill Rd., Columbus, OH 43235 ~3.36 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 30 suites in hotel
Quality Inn & Suites
+1-888-675-2083
3950 Tuller Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~3.44 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Two-star Suburban hotel
  • 29 suites in hotel
  • Check in was quick and easy
  • Furniture needs more attention
Hampton Inn Columbus/Dublin
+1-800-716-8490
3920 Tuller Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~3.45 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Economy Suburban property
  • 123 rooms in hotel
Springhill Stes Dubli Marriott - Dublin
+1-800-805-5223
4475 Bridge Park Ave., Dublin, OH 43017 ~3.78 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Midscale hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Dublin
+1-888-965-1860
5175 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.03 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
Red Roof Inn - Dublin
+1-888-788-5576
5125 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.05 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • 106 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Embassy Suites Dublin
+1-888-897-9207
5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.19 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 284 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$99
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Residence Inn Columbus Dublin
+1-888-311-4278
6364 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.20 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$91
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Columbus Dublin - Dublin
+1-888-469-4795
5155 Upper Metro Pl, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.22 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Three Star hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Dublin in Dublin
+1-888-734-9421
500 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.29 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • 100 rooms in property
Extended Stay America Columbus - Dublin in Dublin
+1-888-841-5292
450 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.33 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Every guests reviewed thought it was a great value
  • Free internet
Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus - Dublin Ohio
+1-888-455-5160
600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.35 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$48
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Sonesta Es Suites Dublin
+1-888-965-8297
435 Metro Pl South, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.53 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
From$85
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Extended Stay America - Columbus - Sawmill Rd. : 6601 Reflections Dr.
+1-888-906-6358
6601 Reflections Dr., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.68 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Inexpensive property
  • Check in: 15:00
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
+1-888-749-6785
100 Green Meadows Dr. South, Lewis Center, OH 43035 ~5.00 miles east of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Four-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Homewood Suites by Hilton Dublin in Dublin
+1-888-878-9982
5300 Parkcenter Ave., Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.43 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • 89 suites in property
  • Food is inedible
  • Everything clean
From$70
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Marriott Columbus Northwest in Dublin
+1-888-389-4485
5605 Blazer Pkwy., Dublin, OH 43016 ~5.47 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin
+1-888-389-4121
6170 Parkcenter Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.58 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
Hyatt Place Columbus / Dublin
+1-888-675-2083
6161 Parkcenter Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.60 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 6 floors in hotel
  • For 69%, the rooms looked old
  • Easily accessible by car, said 95%
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Columbus Dublin in Dublin
+1-800-716-8490
6145 Park Center Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.67 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
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1. Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus NorthThe Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North is an attractive 3-Star hotel located about 3.4 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and approx. a 6 minute drive or uber ride. Travelers gave this hotel a verified guest score of 4.5/5.Get the latest price
2. Hampton Inn ColumbusThe Hampton Inn Columbus is an attractive 2-Star hotel located about 3.5 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and approx. a 7 minute drive or uber ride. Travelers gave this hotel a verified guest score of 4.5/5.Get the latest price
3. Red Roof InnThe Red Roof Inn is a crowd-pleasing 2-Star hotel located ~4.0 mi. south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and approx. a 8 minute car ride. With a verified guest score of 4.5/5, this makes it one of the first-class hotels nearby Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.Get the latest price
4. Embassy Suites DublinThe Embassy Suites Dublin is a leading 3-Star hotel located approx. 4.2 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and approx. a 8 minute drive or taxi ride. Travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 4.5/5.Get the latest price
5. Residence Inn Columbus DublinThe Residence Inn Columbus Dublin is a well-liked 3 star hotel located about 4.2 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and about a 8 min. drive by car. With a guest review score of 4.5 out of 5, this makes it one of the terrific lodging options near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.Get the latest price

5 Best Hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The zoo gained worldwide popularity due to the efforts of Jack Hanna, director emeritus and well-known zookeeper. Hanna not only increased awareness of the zoo with appearances on late-night television programs, but he's also credited for elevating the quality, reputation, and conservation efforts of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Conservation efforts extend to external programs, such as the Wilds, an animal conservation center based in southeast Ohio.

What Affordable Hotels Are Near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Affordable hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium include the Quality Inn & Suites Dublin and LaQuinta Inn by Wyndham Columbus Dublin. With air-conditioned rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, the Quality Inn & Suites Dublin offers guests large rooms and comfortable beds. Each room includes complimentary wired and wireless internet access, cable programming, and work desks, and cribs and infant beds are available upon request. Additional amenities that help keep things affordable include a free buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, complimentary self-parking, a business center, and free newspapers and coffee and tea in the lobby. Bringing a pet? They are welcome here. Contact the hotel to find out about pet fees and lodging.

You'll rest well at the LaQuinta Inn by Wyndham Columbus Dublin in spacious rooms furnished with pillowtop beds and premium bedding. When you're not asleep, relax while playing video games or watching cable programming on the flat-screen television. Connect to the internet with complimentary wired and wireless internet. Bathrooms include an assortment of complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Throughout the rest of the hotel, amenities include access to a nearby fitness center, a common area with a television, free breakfast, free self-parking, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

What Are Considered the Best Hotels Around Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

The Marriott Columbus Northwest is one of the best hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Entering the Marriott Columbus Northwest, guests will love the modern look and feel of this 4-star hotel. Guest rooms offer total comfort with pillowtop beds complete with down comforters and premium bedding. Each room comes with a refrigerator, flat-screen smart televisions with digital programming, wireless internet access (surcharge required), designer toiletries, and air conditioning.

Within the Marriott Columbus Northwest, guests won't need to leave the premises to find plenty to do. Dining options include room service (during limited hours), buffet breakfasts, a restaurant open for lunch and dinner, and a bar/lounge. The fitness center and indoor pool offer recreational fun. Additional perks include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry services, and the convenience of express check-in and check-out.

AC Hotel by Marriott Columbus Dublin is a modern hotel with sleek rooms and a great vibe. Each room features LED televisions with satellite programming, complimentary wired and wireless internet access, coffee and tea makers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. When you leave your room, you will find two restaurants, a cafe, and three bar/lounges. Buffet breakfast is available every morning for a fee. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, a fitness center, free self-parking, laundry facilities, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Embassy Suites Columbus Dublin offers spacious rooms with luxury amenities and will keep you entertained and comfortable. Each room comes furnished with a refrigerator, a microwave, designer toiletries, a hair dryer, and the comfort of premium bedding. Guests will also have wired and wireless internet access, MP3 docking stations, and satellite programming. After the zoo, come back to the hotel to enjoy the indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. You can also grab a bite at the hotel restaurant, order room service (limited hours), enjoy a cocktail at the poolside bar, or mingle with other guests at the complimentary daily reception.

Where Can You Find the Best Discounts Near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus Dublin offers a great place to stay with discounts for AAA, seniors, and military and government personnel. Discounted prices won't limit the amenities. Guest rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves, pillowtop beds with down comforters and premium bedding, smart televisions with cable programming, and complimentary wireless internet access. The bathrooms come stocked with complimentary toiletries and hair dryers for your use. Hotel amenities are expansive and include a health club, an indoor pool, a grocery/convenience store, and a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast served daily.

Hyatt Place Columbus Dublin boasts excellent reviews and offers discounts for AAA members, seniors, and military and government personnel. The comfortable, modern rooms include refrigerators, flat-screen televisions, premium bedding, sofa beds, complimentary wireless internet access, and designer toiletries. Guests love access to the 24-hour fitness facilities, business center, concierge services, bar/lounge, and the buffet breakfast served daily (surcharge applies).

What Are Some Good Places to Eat Near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

With so much to do at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, you'll definitely work up an appetite. Located within Entry Village, the Village Coffee shop will help you start your day or get a mid-day pick me up with a cup of coffee, a shot of espresso, a latte, and more. Auntie Anne's and Cinnabon offer fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and hand-rolled pretzels. Any sweet tooth will be fully satisfied with a stop at the Funnel Cake Shoppe or Plaza Ice Cream. The Zoo's West Side offers air-conditioned seating in the summer and heat in the winter along with an extensive menu including cheeseburgers, pizza, fresh salads, deli sandwiches, and kids meals. Guests will also come across specialty carts throughout the west side of the zoo including jumbo pretzels, popcorn, cotton candy, and bottle beverages.

Visitors to Zoombezi Bay will have multiple options to choose from when it comes to dining. The Baboon Lagoon Snacks Cart serves up churros, soft pretzels, and bottled water. The Big Island Grill offers gourmet hamburgers, grilled chicken, hummus, and refreshing alcoholic beverages. For some great barbecue, stop by Boogie Beach BBQ-n-Brew for shredded chicken, pulled pork, and ranch grilled sandwiches. With more options available for kids and adults, you won't go hungry or thirsty.

A trip to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium can be a day trip, a weekend getaway, or a full vacation. So, book your hotel, plan your days, and see what this educational and entertaining location has to offer.

FAQs about hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

What are the most favored hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North, Hampton Inn Columbus and Red Roof Inn are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Marriott Columbus Northwest and Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North are the top 3 luxury hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

What hotels are closest to the area of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North, Quality Inn & Suites, and Hampton Inn Columbus are the properties closest to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

What are the best Marriott hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus North, Residence Inn Columbus Dublin and Marriott Columbus Northwest are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Staybridge Suites Columbus Dublin and Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus - Dublin Ohio are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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