Materials Science & Technology 2015
October 4-8, 2015
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH, USA

Hotel & Travel


Things to do in Columbus:

  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • The Ohio State University Campus
  • Wexner Center for the Arts
  • Franklin Park Conservatory featuring Chihuly glass art
  • German Village
  • Short North Arts District
  • Nationwide Arena and the Arena District
  • Ohio State House
  • COSI – Central Ohio’s museum of science
  • Ohio Theater
  • Shopping Malls – Polaris Fashion Place and Easton Town Center
  • Columbus Museum of Art


Visit Experience Columbus for additional information on transportation, dining, nightlife and more!.


View map of Downtown Columbus here in pdf format.


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Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown (AIST & TMS Headquarters)

At the Crowne Plaza Columbus Downtown located in the Arena District, you are just steps away to the Short North Arts District, German Village, and Brewery District. Our hotel is connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and just a short walk to Nationwide Mutual Insurance, The Ohio Statehouse, AEP, NiSource, Columbia Gas, and numerous other companies headquartered in Columbus, Ohio! Walk to a game or concert at Nationwide Arena (home to NHL Columbus Blue Jackets), Huntington National Park (home to AAA Columbus Clippers), or The LC Pavilion – these venues host popular theatrical and musical acts, like Beyoncé, Rihanna, & Taylor Swift. Easily accessible via Port Columbus Int’l Airport and close to many attractions including: Franklin Park Conservatory, Ohio Theatre, Palace Theatre, COSI, The Ohio State University, Columbus Museum of Art, and the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.
Rates: $177 single or double occupancy


Hilton Columbus Downtown (ACerS Headquarters)
The Hilton Columbus Downtown hotel offers a contemporary presence in the eclectic urban hub of Columbus, reflecting the spirit and energy of the area. This Columbus, OH hotel is within walking distance to over 300 dining and entertainment venues. Enjoy a stunning art collection, comprised of over 150 original pieces by Central Ohio artists, featured throughout the hotel. The artwork is displayed in function space, guest rooms and public areas of the hotel, sparking the imagination while enhancing a distinctive cultural experience. Enter our main hotel lobby and you will find an atmosphere representative of the Short North Arts District: artsy, fashionable and beautifully unique. A spiral staircase leads to our atrium level where you will find dining and fitness options. This incredible atrium features a spectacular 15,000 sq. ft. skylight, designed to provide a unique indoor/outdoor experience. The hotel offers both king and two queen-bed guest room accommodations, as well as beautifully appointed suites. Our hotel in Columbus’s leisure amenities include a full-service restaurant — serving breakfast, lunch and dinner — a coffee bar and lobby lounge, Hilton Fitness, and an indoor pool and whirlpool.
Rates: $189 single or double occupancy


Hyatt Regency Columbus (ASM Headquarters)
Discover all the fun and exciting things to do when visiting the capital of the Buckeye state and stay at Hyatt Regency Columbus. Be sure to make this landmark downtown Columbus Ohio hotel part of your plans. Walk just a few steps and you’ll find yourself in the trendy Arena District, where you can catch a hockey game or concert at Nationwide Arena, baseball game at Huntington Park or relax at one of the many popular restaurants and bars. Venture to the north of our Columbus hotel and you can stroll along High Street in the city’s popular Short North arts and entertainment district. Visiting our Columbus Ohio hotel on business? We are connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center as well as nearby corporate office plazas. But be sure to leave plenty of time for sightseeing; we are within blocks of the State of Ohio Capitol Building, and Ohio State University campus. No matter the reason for your trip, there is something for everyone at Hyatt.
Rates: $184 single or double occupancy


Red Roof Inn
Seven story, all interior entrance brick building. 149 spacious rooms, including 6 king suites. Spacious lobby with gathering place. Meeting rooms on first floor. Located just across the street from the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Complimentary continental breakfast; complimentary airport shuttle service (must be scheduled); USA Today; gym privileges; free local calls; valet laundry, coin-op laundry on premises.
Rates: $149 single or double occupancy


Hampton Inn
The Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus Downtown is located in the Arena District, across from the Columbus Convention Center and North Market. Located one block from the Short North Arts District, Nationwide Arena. With 117 restaurants located within 5 blocks there are many options for dining and entertainment. Complimentary amenities include deluxe breakfast, hi-speed internet access, wireless access in public areas, in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, two-line phones with voice mail, and 27″ TV with cable and movie channel. Limited rollaways are available for $15 per night, but are not able to be put in a standard room due to Fire Codes. Reservations will not be honored for more than 4 persons per room. The hotel reserves the right to deny check-in to persons over 4 per room and to ask guest to vacate if indicated there are more than 4 persons per room violating the occupancy policy for the safety of guest in the hotel. Hilton Honors points and miles. Parking: $21 per night, valet only. Hilton 100% Satisfaction Guarantee does not apply to room type or smoking preference. Hotel will make every effort to accommodate these preferences but are not guaranteed.
Rates: $172 single or double occupancy 


Drury Inn
Located in the heart of Downtown and adjoining the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Drury Inn & Suites makes it easy to check-in and head out to explore all Columbus has to offer. Plus, you’ll find plenty of FREE with all of our great extras.
Rates: $156 single or double occupancy

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