Central Ohio




The Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio

Welcome to The Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio.

  • Open: Year round 
  • Location: (Map It) 313 E. Broadway Street, Granville, Ohio 
  • Phone: 740-587-0001 
  • Web: www.buxtoninn.com

The Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio:  The inn offers two story porches, formal gardens, and fountains to provide a relaxing and historic visit.  Each of the twenty-five overnight guest rooms is furnished in period antiques, and also offers central air as well as color cable television.  Perhaps the most interesting part about the inn is that it is said to be haunted by the friendliest ghosts in the area.  The ghost is said to be that of Orrin Granger who was the original owner of the building.  The Inn also offers a restaurant that provides American/French cuisine and a tavern open Monday through Saturday.

Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, Ohio

Welcome to Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, Ohio.

Cherry Valley Lodge specializes in crafting unique and memorable getaways that will have you returning again and again, year after year.  From our romantic weekend escapes, to fun-filled getaways or our indulgent girls-only weekend of pampering, experience the tradition of the Cherry Valley Lodge.

And…for meetings that are anything but buttoned-down and boring or special events that are truly special, allow Cherry Valley Lodge to be your host.  Our spectacular resort-style lodge is the perfect location for any event, whether you’re hosting a business conference, a group tour or a family reunion.

With 200 guests rooms and more than 10,000 square feet of remarkable meeting and gathering space, Cherry Valley Lodge will ensure that your guests feel welcome and your event is memorable, whether your group is five or 500.

Columbus, Ohio Lodging

Columbus, Ohio Marriott Hotels: Lodging at Courtyard by Marriott hotels downtown, at the airport and in Newark, Ohio.

Courtyard by Marriott

  • Location: (Map It) 500 Highland Blvd. in Newark, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-344-1800

Courtyard surrounds travelers with the conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Relax and get ready for the day ahead in one of 84 guest rooms. Featuring free high-speed Internet, two phones with data ports, complimentary newspaper, and in-room coffee. Unwind in the swimming pool, whirlpool and exercise room. The restaurant offers a reasonably priced healthy breakfast buffet to start your day. Located 35 miles east of Columbus, near Longaberger Homestead, Dresden and many other local attractions.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Columbus

  • Location: (Map It) 35 West Spring Street in downtown Columbus 
  • Phone: 614-228-3200  

The historic Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Columbus offers an ideal setting for conferences, meetings, and special events, as well as being the preferred choice of business and leisure travelers alike. Newly renovated and moderately priced, The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown features Free high speed internet access, a large work desk, in room coffee and tea service, blow dryer and a full size ironing board and iron. We are proud to offer versatile meeting rooms, all equipped with complimentary high speed internet access. We are centrally located in downtown, and within walking distance to these major companies: AEP, Nationwide Insurance, Huntington Bank, BWC, Columbia Gas, and across the street from Capital University. Nearby attractions include the Arena District, Columbus Convention Center, State Capitol Building, German Village, and Ohio State University.

Courtyard by Marriott—Columbus Airport 

  • Hours of operation: 24/7/365
  • Location: (Map It) 2901 Airport Drive, Columbus Ohio 43219
  • Phone: 614-475-8530

Boasting 150 newly renovated, beautiful Guest Rooms, The Courtyard by Marriott at the Columbus Airport is a perfect hotel for business and leisure travelers alike. 2 meeting rooms with top of the line technology and onsite catering. Courtyard Café serves breakfast everyday of the week; local restaurants will deliver to the hotel. Complimentary transportation to and from the Columbus Airport and Easton Towne Center. Onsite pool, business center and fitness facility. Free High Speed Internet Access in all guest and meeting rooms! Wireless lobby, lounge and café.

Granville Inn in Granville, Ohio

Welcome to Granville Inn in Granville, Ohio.

The Granville Inn in Granville, Ohio:  This historic English Manor inn in Granville, Ohio has become a dining destination for lovers of great food throughout central Ohio. Voted  Best New Restaurant byColumbus Monthly magazine this year, Granville Inn is a cherished landmark in the heart of this quiet New England-styled village.

Offering a delightful selection of contemporary cooking rooted in classic French traditions, our emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, and the finest meats and seafood, is complimented by a wine list of over 90 selections.  Open breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Each of the thirty guest rooms offer individual character and style through their unique furnishings and décor. All rooms feature feather beds, plush linens, luxurious guest amenities and modern comforts such as full, private baths, cable television and high-speed Internet. Escape to Granville Inn.  Great taste in the heart of Granville only 10 minutes North of I-70 East of Columbus.

Heartland County Resort in Fredericktown, Ohio

heartland-country-resortWelcome to Heartland County Resort in Fredericktown, Ohio: Luxurious log suites (5-6 ppl max) $180-$225
lodge loft  10 ppl max) $200-240.

  • Resort is open year-round as well as horseback riding and stables
  • Location: (Map It) 3020 Township Road 190 ● Fredericktown, Ohio 43019
  • Phone: 800-230-7030
  • Web Site: www.heartlandcountryresort.com

Heartland County Resort in Fredericktown, Ohio:  Luxurious Log Suites:  Weekdays $180 for 2 people, Weekends $225 for 2 people, extra person charge is $20 each per night.  Lodge Loft:  Weekdays $200 for 4 people, Weekends $240 for 4 people, extra person charge is $20 each per night.

Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio

hyatt-regency-columbusWelcome to the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio.

The Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio:  Discover all the fun and exciting things to do when visiting the capital of the Buckeye state. Ideally located in downtown Columbus, Hyatt Regency Columbus is walking distance from the State Capitol, Ohio State University, and the popular Short North arts and Arena Districts. Book Online Now and Save with Hyatt.com’s Best Rate Guarantee. Check out the special offers and packages at the hotel!

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

hyatt-regency-capitol-squarWelcome to Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square.

  • Location: (Map It)
    75 East State Street
    Columbus, Ohio
  • 614-365-4500
  • Web: Click here

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capital Square, near the Capitol and OSU, is the perfect starting point to explore all the delights of Columbus. The renowned services, deluxe amenities and highly attentive staff have earned a distinct reputation among guests and locals alike. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capital Square is the ideal choice when you want to relax, refresh and recharge.

Newark Metropolitan Hotel in Newark, Ohio

Welcome to Newark Metropolitan Hotel in Newark, Ohio.

  • Location: (Map It) 50 N. 2nd Street in Newark, Ohio 
  • Phone: 740-322-6455 or 855-250-4563

The Newark Metropolitan Hotel in Newark, Ohio:  This is a full service hotel located in historic downtown Newark, Ohio offering 117 comfortably appointed guest rooms, an indoor swimming pool, The Cafe Lounge, The Cafe Restaurant and The Gift Place. It is within walking distance to the newly renovated historic Midland Theatre. Their experienced events staff is prepared to meet your expectations for corporate retreats, business meeting, wedding receptions or other special events.  It can accommodate groups of any size from 20 to 300. High-speed internet access and comprehensive audiovisual equipment are available for your meeting presentation needs. Our food service staff can customize your menu selections to make you event fit your individual style.

WillowBrooke B&B in Granville, Ohio

willowbrookeWelcome to WillowBrooke Bed and Breakfast in Granville, Ohio.

WillowBrooke Bed and Breakfast in Granville, Ohio:  Elegant English Tudor Manor House tucked ¼ mile into 34.6 acres of tranquil woods. Located 30 minutes east of Columbus, 5 minutes west of historic Granville, home of Denison University. The main house offers two bedrooms and two suites plus separate nearby  two bedroom Guest Cottage. Rates include a full breakfast and all taxes.

Whether on a business trip or romantic weekend, we offer a “change of pace”, a Getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  Quiet atmosphere, spacious rooms with many amenities to help relieve your stress, including a masseuse by appointment, featherbeds or pillowtop mattresses, romantic candlelight, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs surrounded by mirrors and candlelight, intimate in- room tables for two overhung with chandeliers.  All rooms have TV, VCR, DVD, CD and most have Satellite TV, microwave, refrig., and  coffeemaker.  There is a huge VCR collection and a limited DVD collection.

Tucked into the trees, by day or night enjoy the therapeutic 5 person roofed outdoor hot tub surrounded by twinkling lights .  Open year round.  Robes are provided in every room.

See website, www.willowbrooke.com  to view two person Jacuzzi tubs, photos of the various rooms and also photos of some of our many wildlife friends seen from any and all of the rooms. Presently we have a doe with triplets, two new raccoon families and our own free roaming peacocks (6).

Casual to fine dining just five minutes away in Granville.  Five restaurants are within walking distance of each other and only a short distance to yet another fine restaurant.  Several chain restaurants 10 minutes travel time.

Nearby attractions include, hiking, miles of paved bicycle paths, swimming (seasonal), many golf courses, Buckeye Lake, Blackhand Gorge, Dawes Arboretum, the Longaberger Basket  building and 30 minutes further is their manufacturing campus.  National Trails Raceway is only 10 minutes away.  Historic Village of Granville, home of Denison University is only 5 minutes and Gambier, home of Kenyon College, is only 25 minutes, Ye Olde Mill, home of Velvet Ice Cream, Utica.

A quick trip to upscale shopping at Easton Towne Center, or the Polaris Mall and to concerts at the Germain Amphitheatre, small town boutiques, craft stores and antique shops. Nearby annual events include the American Quarter Horse Congress, Columbus (three weeks each October), Pontiac Excitement Race at National Trails Raceway, Hebron (mid June), Heisey Glass Convention, Newark (mid June), Longaberger  Basket Bee, Columbus/Dresden (late July-August). Concert on the Green, Granville (each Sunday afternoon during the summer-Free), Civil War Reenactment , Infirmary Mound Park, south of Granville (late June),  Norman Rockwell-like 4th of July parade, Granville with old fashioned street carnival.

This is the place to be if you enjoy the seasonal decorations of  Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the Christmas Holidays.  We go a little crazy.  Each year a little more elaborate than the last, inside and out.

I hope you will join us.  Call for reservations  800  772-6372. www.willowbrooke.com

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