Destination guide

The theatrical city of Downtown Columbus awaits you

Take a holiday to Downtown Columbus and enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and art galleries. Well known for its sporting events, restaurants and festivals, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Local cultural sights include COSI and Columbus Museum of Art. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Columbus

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Columbus a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Via Vecchia Winery (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Grand Prix Karting (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Phoenix Golf Links (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Columbus

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Columbus is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Battelle Riverfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Genoa Park and Amphitheater (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Columbus Commons (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Goodale Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Topiary Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Columbus

Fly into Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 143 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 68 houses to 66 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • East Columbus: 21 holiday homes
  • University District: 83 holiday homes
  • Merion Village: 41 holiday homes
  • Old North Columbus: 19 holiday homes
  • Italian Village: 73 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • COSI: 383 holiday lettings
  • Southern Theater: 383 holiday lettings
  • City Center: 383 holiday lettings
  • Room Escape Adventures: 383 holiday lettings
  • Columbus Commons: 383 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. offers 68 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 6 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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