Where to stay around Downtown, Columbus?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 24 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 9 apartments to 7 condos, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Downtown:

  • The Ohio State University: 60 vacation rentals
  • Short North: 36 vacation rentals
  • Italian Village: 28 vacation rentals
  • South Columbus: 28 vacation rentals
  • University District: 64 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downtown. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Topiary Park: 144 vacation rentals
  • Room Escape Adventures: 145 vacation rentals
  • Southern Theater: 143 vacation rentals
  • COSI: 148 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Museum: 143 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 9 apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Condos: 7 rentals available
  • Houses: 6 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with online bookable in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with online bookable among our 24 vacation rentals with online bookable available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    The artsy city of Downtown Columbus awaits you

    Take a vacation to Downtown Columbus and enjoy the area's theater 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 vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downtown Columbus a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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)

    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 center:

    • 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)