The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Set in the heart of downtown Columbus, Ohio, the Westin Columbus is an historical venue that fuses modern refinement with traditional grandeur. Featuring aesthetic open spaces and customizable wedding packages, this urban location could be the ideal spot for couples hoping for a tastefully timeless ceremony and reception.
is an elegant space featuring expansive windows and three-story high ceilings. The 4,200 square feet of space boasts contemporary, off-white marble floors, and the window arches feature stunning stained glass that reflects beautifully from the adjacent floor-to-ceiling mirrors across the hall. The space can be used for either a ceremony or a reception. For couples exchanging vows at the venue, the ballroom can hold up to 175 guests for a seated, theater-style ceremony. Alternatively, up to 350 guests for a banquet-style reception dinner can be accommodated. There is room for a dance floor, and the ballroom is spacious enough to accommodate a live band or an MC as well.
What You Should Know
An in-house wedding coordinator is available at the Westin Columbus to help couples plan their event. Included in all wedding packages are full-length white linen table coverings and coordinating napkins, stainless steel flatware and china. In addition, there is cake cutting and plating available, as well as a professional serving staff. All of the banquet chairs are provided. The total event time is six hours. When couples rent the ballroom for their event, the bartender fees are automatically waived.
The hotel also offers couples the chance to customize their dinner menu for either a seated dinner or buffet-style meal. Also included are five hours of a hosted bar and a champagne toast. Menus can be customized to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies, including gluten-free, vegetarian and kosher meals.
The Westin Columbus is in a convenient spot for out-of-town guests, located just a few blocks away from the cloverleaf interchange that merges highways 70 and 71. Close to the downtown core, there are a number of hotels and inns nearby for those guests not staying onsite. The Brewery District and German Village are also within walking distance, making the venue location ideal for a few day-after activities and photographs.
In addition to the elegant ballroom and delicious menu, couples enjoy a few added perks at the Westin Columbus. These include:
- Complimentary suite for bride and groom on wedding night
- Discounted room rates for overnight guests
- Complimentary ceremony space
- Starbucks regular and decaffeinated coffee at reception
- A Tazo tea display
From the Vendor
Book your NYE 2016 Wedding at the Westin today!
Inspired by the latest styles and trends, as well as your unique tastes, our Westin wedding specialists meticulously attend to every detail of our guests' special day. With personalized attention, our experts enable the guests of honor to simply revel in the joy of all celebration.
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$$ – Moderate
Ballroom, Historic Venue, Hotel
Food + Catering, Planning