The Urban

2.5 star property
Columbus hotel in University District, near Ohio State University

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The Urban

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Balcony view
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of The Urban



Popular amenities

  • Hot tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Gym
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
200 W Norwich Ave, Columbus, OH, 43201

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOhio Stadium10 min walk
  • Popular LocationOhio State University17 min walk
  • Popular LocationHistoric Crew Stadium4 min drive
  • AirportColumbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.)17 min drive

Room options

Standard Room

  • 180 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Murphy Bed

About this area


The Urban is located in University District, a neighborhood in Columbus, and is in the entertainment district and near the airport. Newport Music Hall and Ohio History Center are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Via Vecchia Winery and Champions of Columbus Golf Course. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ohio Stadium or Bill Davis Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Ohio Stadium - 10 min walk
  • Schottenstein Center - 11 min walk
  • Ohio State University - 17 min walk
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair - 4 min drive
  • Historic Crew Stadium - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) - 17 min drive


  • The Huntington Club - 11 min walk
  • Varsity Club Restaurant & Bar - 3 min walk
  • Out-R-Inn - 9 min walk
  • Buckeye Donuts - 11 min walk
  • The Thirsty Scholar - 2 min walk

About this property

The Urban

Hotel near Ohio State University
Close to Ohio Stadium, The Urban provides an arcade/game room, laundry facilities, and a gym. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a 24-hour business center.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • A front-desk safe, a water dispenser, and multilingual staff
  • A 24-hour front desk, a vending machine, and a TV in the lobby
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the convenient parking
Room features
All 20 individually furnished rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and pillow menus, as well as thoughtful touches like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • 55-inch flat-screen TVs with Netflix, Hulu, and streaming services
  • Wardrobes/closets, digital channels, and coffee/tea makers




Sustainability practices

Housekeeping on request
Water dispenser
This information is provided by our partners.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Free secured, covered self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking (max 1 space per unit)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Gym
  • Spa tub
  • TV in common areas

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Laundry facilities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe at front desk
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Housekeeping on request
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Coworking space


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Lever door handles
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Communal living room
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding


  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Slippers
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with digital channels
  • Hulu
  • Netflix
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk chair
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Laptop workspace
  • Window screens

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