by Megan Leigh Barnard


Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph

30.5% of 4,164 votes

Taking first place for the second year in a row, Le Meridien opens its stylish doors to visitors right in the heart of The Short North. With a lobby that showcases the owner’s extensive modern art collection and the special spa-experience rooms available for stays, Le Meridien is luxury close to home.

620 N High St. |

2  Hilton Downtown – 18.6%

3  Hilton Easton – 11.6%

2016 – Hilton Columbus Downtown

25.7% of 3,324 votes

The Hilton boasts that it’s within walking distance of over 300 dining and entertainment venues—many of them also ColumBest winners—so part of its appeal is proximity to other great destinations. Should you decide to stay on the premises, there’s also the classy Gallerie Bar & Bistro and 150 pieces of original local art adorning the walls.

401 N High St.

2  Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph 19.4%

3  Hilton Easton 17.1%