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"Really loved the whiskey bar. The drinks were great and the bartenders were helpful and friendly! " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 27 May 2019

Hotel Description

4-star hotel near COSI

Heart of Columbus

Within a 10-minute walk of this Scioto Mile hotel, you'll find Ohio Theatre and Palace Theatre. COSI and Nationwide Arena are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 10 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. WiFi in public areas is free.

Comfy beds, WiFi

The 189 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, WiFi, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Corner

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Westin Great Southern Columbus ratings based on 28 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Westin Great Southern Columbus

Everyone (8) Couples (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 22, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 7, 2019 by Patrick

Thank you for your recent stay with us.

4 out of 5
Really loved the whiskey bar. The drinks were great and the bartenders were helpful and friendly!

Posted by on May 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 30, 2019 by Gjackson

Thank you for your review!

3 out of 5
I have stayed at this hotel many times. It was always one of the best, but now it appears to have gone into a decline. The staff wasn't courteous, and my room wasn't 100% clean as it normally has been. I was disappointed. I will likely stay at the new Hilton down the street again in the future.

Posted by , from Toledo, Ohio on Aug 6, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 6, 2018 by Patrick C.

Matthew, I am very sorry to hear about your experience here at the Westin Great Southern. I promise to follow up with both the front desk and housekeeping teams about your recent stay ensuring this is an isolated incident. Thank you again for staying with us and for your feedback.

5 out of 5

Excellent hotel

Great service . Would stay here again at any given time.

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015

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4 out of 5

clean and nice

The room was pleasant and clean. They made the experience very nice. The restaurant food was very good. Thanks

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015

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3 out of 5

Just OK

Very noisy at night. Sounds like a frat party much of the night. Bed was very very soft. Prefer something much firmer. Will probably find another place next time we are in town.

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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5 out of 5

Beautiful hotel.

Walking distance to several places. All employees were very nice and helpful.

Posted by , from Marion Ohio on Mar 27, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 20, 2015 by GM_WestinColumbus

Thank you very much for your kind words. We truly value your business and were delighted to have you as our guest. Please come see us again soon! Stay Well, Halley Karas General Manager

4 out of 5

Perfect location + menu catered to Arnold crowd!

Pros: I love that their menu changed to suit the wants & needs of those in town for the Arnold Sports Festival.
Cons: Our room was on the wall across from an elevator. It was quite distracting, especially when trying to go to sleep.
Location: A couple great spots downtown and didn't have one bad thing to eat or drink. Nada for mexican, 16-bit for some arcade games and awesome drinks, etc.
All staff in the hotel were pleasantly mannered and helpful. Good location, but we did use Uber and shuttles (when available) because of cold weather.

Posted by , from Marlton, NJ on Mar 24, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 3, 2015 by WestinGM_Halley

Thank you so much for staying with us during the 2015 Arnold Classic! We truly enjoyed having you as our guest and value your business. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience; we hope to see you back next year or sooner! Stay Well, Halley Karas General Manager

5 out of 5

Made us feel very welcome at check-in

Pros: Free breakfast
We felt like they were glad to have us there. Offered free parking as additional benefit. Very friendly.

Posted by , from Cincinnati, O on Jan 18, 2013

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About the The Westin Great Southern Columbus

Location 310 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business center on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) and includes conference space. A fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly The Westin Great Southern Columbus. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Columbus hotel is smoke free.

  • 189 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 12000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1115 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1897
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) (13.8 km / 8.6 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Westin Great Southern Columbus offers 189 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

Cafe Express - This coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Great Southern WhiskeyBar - This bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

High Street Grill - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests with pets must sign a pet waiver at check-in.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and masks are required in public areas.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 40.00 per day

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 6.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 12 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Westin Great Southern Columbus Hotel
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.