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  • Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio

Fan Favorite Hotel Near Nationwide Arena

Regarded as one of the best arenas in the National Hockey League, this state-of-the-art venue is the pulsating heart of Columbus' Arena District. It's the home of the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team and a popular stop for major touring concerts with the biggest stars in the business. With sweeping concourses and a vintage-inspired veneer of brick and stone, the arena sets a spectacular stage for a premium sports or music experience. You'll also find great themed restaurants, amazing LED displays, and a boisterous hockey atmosphere on Blue Jackets game days. Nationwide Arena is surrounded by shops, bars, and eateries to explore before or after your event - and you can walk there from well-connected hotel, which is literally one block away. 



  • Vary by event 


  • Per event


  • Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Columbus Destroyers
  • Arnold Classic


  • NHL Hockey Games
  • Arena Football
  • Music Concerts
  • Sports Competitions & Exhibitions
  • Campaign Rallies
  • Youth Events


  • What am I allowed to bring into Nationwide Arena?

    Bags and backpacks are allowed in Nationwide Arena (one per person) that are smaller than 14" x 14" x 16". You can also bring in point-and-shoot cameras and signs/posters that are smaller than 22" x 28". Prohibited items include outside food or drink, tablets and laptops, strollers, laser pens, selfie sticks, blankets, drones, balloons, beach balls, and weapons.
  • How much is parking at Nationwide Arena?

    The cost of parking at Nationwide Arena varies depending on the event and the lot, but is usually $10 or more (plus taxes and fees). All lots and garages are pre-pay on event days, and you can purchase your parking package in advance via the venue's website.


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