Central Ohio




Bobbi’s Bungalow Guest House in West Liberty, Ohio

Welcome to Bobbi’s Bungalow Guest House in West Liberty, Ohio.

Bobbi’s Bungalow is a charming two-bedroom guest house for business and leisure travelers. Step back in time into a renovated arts and crafts bungalow with beautiful hardwood floors, original woodwork and built-in cabinets. The bungalow is decorated to reflect the 1920-30’s era. It is located in historic downtown West Liberty, Ohio within walking distance of a café and bake shop, hometown diner, pharmacy, grocery, and quaint retail shops. After a day of exploring the local attractions, guests can enjoy the view of downtown from the front porch swing, relax on the back deck, enjoy a good book in the front parlor, or watch a favorite show on the 40” Smart TV.

While staying at Bobbi’s Bungalow, guests have the privacy of the entire 1,366 square foot home and grounds for relaxation and enjoyment. There are 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom, plus a spacious living room, dining room and kitchen. Feel pampered in the luxurious pillow top queen bed, rest in one of the two comfy twin beds, or use the air mattress available for a maximum of 5 guests. Amenities include complimentary coffee and tea, off-street parking, telephone, Cable TV, Wi-fi, central air conditioning, and a full kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishes to prepare meals if desired. Fresh cotton bedding, fluffy towels, a hair dryer, shampoo, conditioner and individual soaps are also provided.

Plan to stay a few days in West Liberty to explore all it has to offer. Top on the list of attractions is America’s Most Colorful Caverns, the Ohio Caverns. Open all year around, it boasts having the largest and most perfectly formed pure white crystal stalactite found in any cave – the Crystal King. Marie’s Candies and the Piatt Castles are only the tip of the “stalagmite” of fun reasons to visit.

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The Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio

Welcome to The Buxton Inn in Granville, Ohio.

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.

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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 romantic weekend escapes to fun-filled getaways or 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.  This 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 guest 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.

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Columbus Area Lodging by Marriott

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.

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Fairfield by Marriott Columbus Dublin

Welcome to Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin

Treat yourself to the ideal blend of excellent service, thoughtful amenities, and a convenient location at Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin. Situated off Interstate 270, it provides easy access to top destinations, including the Dublin Bridge Park District shopping, Ohio State University, and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Retreat to relaxation in contemporary rooms, where you’ll find free high-speed Wi-Fi, ergonomic workstations, and pillowtop mattresses to keep you comfortable, productive, and entertained near Columbus. After a refreshing slumber, stop by their complimentary breakfast buffet and fuel up with a tasty spread of hot and healthy choices. If you want to stay active, break a sweat at their large 24-hour fitness center or enjoy a swim rain or shine in the hotel’s indoor saltwater pool. At Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus Dublin, you’re the #1 priority. Ask about The Fairfield 100% Guarantee™, where they promise you’ll be satisfied or they’ll make it right. That’s their commitment to you.

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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.

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Heartland County Resort in Fredericktown, Ohio

Welcome to Heartland Country Resort & Lodge in Fredericktown, Ohio

  • Resort and petting zoo are open year-round
  • Location: (Map It) 3020 Township Road 190 in  Fredericktown, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-513-1990
  • Web: click here

Heartland County Resort in Fredericktown, Ohio, is a pet-friendly resort. Luxurious Log Cabin Suites and Lodge Loft for 2 – 14 people. Book the entire resort for special occasions, weddings, and family reunions.

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Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio

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

  • Location:  (Map It)
    350 North High Street,
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Phone: 614-463-1234
  • Web: www.ColumbusRegency.Hyatt.com

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!

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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.

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Romantic Adventure Getaways

Welcome to the Romantic Adventure Getaways in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

  • Open year-round
  • Location: (Map It) 206 N. Main Street in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-504-7425
  • Web: click here

At the Romantic Adventure Getaways in Mount Vernon, the most adventurous, romantic getaway of your life awaits you in this Scooby Doo-style mansion with secret passages, trap doors, and slides that lead to luxury resort experiences. Work with your partner to solve riddles and clues that unlock passageways to a pampered palace of relaxation and themed adventure. Private resort experiences include The Versailles Bed (the largest bed in Ohio), The Massage Chair Salt Cave, The Salvador Body Room (take home a 2’x 3’ canvas of art that you and your partner make with your bodies!), The Mayan Jet Tub Experience, The Prom Night Room (slow dance to your wedding or prom song…we will have it all set for you!), The Purple Potion Room, The Karaoke Experience, The Chocolate “Fundue” Room (make as big of a mess as you like…we do all the cleaning!), The Genie Selfie Challenge (yes, you will laugh together hysterically as you dress up like genies and hold on to a flying carpet!), The Jungle Pottery Room (Remember that scene from Ghost, you get to recreate it and take home the pottery you make!) The Cupping Therapy Room or The Foot Detox Experience (as your feet are being regenerated, watch your wedding video that we can play for you!). Leave work, the kids, and your daily life at home and treat yourself to a true adventure that will create memories to last a lifetime. Pro Tip: Book a ticket without telling your partner what you have in store for them and watch as they are constantly amazed by tunnels, slides, and indulgent luxury that YOU set up for them. WARNING: if you do not enjoy laughing, kicking butt on figuring out clues to open up secret passages, and being surprised over and over again with your partner, DO NOT BOOK THIS ADVENTURE!

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Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

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

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

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol 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 Capitol Square is the ideal choice when you want to relax, refresh and recharge.

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Sleep Inn & Suites in Galion, Ohio

Welcome to Sleep Inn & Suites.

  • Location: (Map It) 6698 E. Brandt Road in Galion, Ohio
  • Phone: 419-777-7515
  • Web: Click here

The Sleep Inn & Suites: This newer hotel has 62 rooms. It is an uplifting, simply stylish sanctuary that’s designed for a happy night’s rest. This is the first Sleep Inn & Suites to showcase the new prototype design.

Enjoy the outdoors at the nearby Cobey Park Mountain Bike Trail, Heise Park or grab a game of golf at the Valley View Golf Course. Take in a show at The Galion Community Theatre, experience winter activities at Snow Trails, and choose from our many area eateries.

Some amenities include a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet, complimentary Wifi, an indoor heated pool, exercise room and patio with fire pits. There is are also a flat-screen HDTV, refrigerator, coffeemaker, and microwave in all rooms. In addition, there’s a convenience store, complimentary newspaper and complimentary parking.

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Super 8 Marysville

Welcome to Super 8 by Wyndham Marysville.

  • Location: (Map It) 16510 Square Drive in Marysville, Ohio
  • Phone: 937-644-8821
  • Web: click here

The Super 8 by Wyndham Marysville is a comfortable stop on your central Ohio travels. Just off the intersection of Routes 33 and 36, 30 miles northwest of Columbus, the hotel is heavy on amenities but light on price. Many businesses have headquarters or plants near our Marysville hotel, including The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, Honda, Acura, and Nestle.

You’ll love free breakfast and WiFi—plus, a pool!

Connect with free WiFi or watch HBO® on your 39-inch flat-screen TV before retiring for the night at this pet-friendly, accessible hotel. Awake energized with a swim in the outdoor pool, then enjoy a free 8-item SuperStart breakfast before heading out. Jetted tub suites are available, and there’s plenty of parking for your truck, RV, or bus.

The Spirit of Exploration: Watch a game, play golf, or shop…

Super 8 Marysville’s fall focus is on Ohio State Buckeye football, but there are other things to do year-round while staying at the hotel. Get in some shopping at The Mall at Tuttle Crossing in nearby Dublin or catch an equestrian horse show at Far And Away Farm. Take a covered bridge tour of The Bridges of Union County or play a round of golf at a number of nearby courses, including Timberview Golf Club.

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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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