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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 to 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 hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$70
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
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 property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Good service
  • Location; quiet
Hampton Inn Columbus / Dublin
+1-800-716-8490
3920 Tuller Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~3.45 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$79
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Courtyard Columbus Dublin
+1-800-805-5223
5175 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.03 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Red Roof Inn
+1-888-965-1860
5125 Post Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.05 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Low-priced property
  • Hotel has 106 rooms
Residence Inn Columbus Dublin : 6364 Frantz Rd.
+1-888-788-5576
6364 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.20 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Dublin
+1-888-897-9207
500 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.29 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
Extended Stay America Columbus Dublin : 450 Metro Place North
+1-888-311-4278
450 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.33 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 2 star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Desserts were ok, said 65%
  • Internet is average
Crowne Plaza Dublin
+1-888-469-4795
600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.35 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 3.00pm
Sonesta Es Suites Dublin : 435 Metro Place South
+1-888-734-9421
435 Metro Place South, Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.49 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 106 rooms in hotel
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Pleasant entrance area
From$94
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Extended Stay America Columbus Sawmill Rd. : 6601 Reflections Dr.
+1-888-841-5292
6601 Reflections Dr., Dublin, OH 43017 ~4.68 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Low Cost property
  • 3 floors in property
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center - Lewis Center
+1-888-455-5160
100 Green Meadows Dr. South, Lewis Center, OH 43035 ~4.99 miles east of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Most guests found the grounds to be nice
From$119
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Dublin in Dublin
+1-888-965-8297
5300 Parkcenter Ave., Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.43 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • No flavor
  • Great service
From$70
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin
+1-888-906-6358
5605 Blazer Pkwy., Dublin, OH 43016 ~5.47 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Four star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00PM
From$109
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Hyatt Place Columbus / Dublin
+1-888-749-6785
6161 Parkcenter Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.60 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Almost all guests criticized the small bathroom
  • Free internet
From$71
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Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin - Dublin
+1-888-878-9982
6170 Parkcenter Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.60 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Free breakfast
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Great food
La Quinta Inn Dublin Oh by Wyndham
+1-888-389-4485
6145 Parkcenter Circle, Dublin, OH 43017 ~5.67 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Shower was ok
  • Bathroom could be bigger
Red Roof Inn Worthington I 270 High St. : 7480 North High St.
+1-888-389-4121
7480 North High St., Columbus, OH 43235 ~5.75 miles east of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 2 star Suburban property
  • Check in time: 14:00
Motel 6 Worthington Oh #4442 - Columbus
+1-888-675-2083
7474 North High St., Columbus, OHIO 43235 ~5.76 miles southeast of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • Low priced hotel
Hyatt Place Columbus / Worthington - Columbus
+1-800-716-8490
7490 Vantage Dr., Columbus, OH 43235 ~5.78 miles east of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Shower can be a problem
  • All guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
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What are the best hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

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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. Travelers gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 4.5/5.Get the latest price
4. 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 most desirable hotel options near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.Get the latest price
5. Hilton Garden Inn Columbus DublinThe Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Dublin is an attractive 3-Star hotel located about 4.3 miles south of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and approx. a 8 minute drive or uber ride. Travelers gave this hotel a verified guest score of 4/5.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 upper-end hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Columbus Marriott 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 Columbus Marriott Northwest are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels near Columbus Zoo and Aquarium?

Quality Inn & Suites and Quality Inn & Suites are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

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

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

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