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Price range: $10,400 - $13,400 Price range: $10,400 - $13,400
Couples usually spend $11,900 Couples usually spend $11,900
Reception
$1,500 starting price
Ceremony
$1,500 starting price
Bar service
$37 per person
Reception
$750 starting price
Ceremony
$1,000 starting price
Bar service
$37 per person
These prices are available for the months of May through November. These prices are available for the months of December through March.

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Nestled in the heart of the Short North Arts District, Hilton Columbus Downtown is an ideal wedding destination. The vibrant energy of Columbus greets you at the door, and the neighborhood’s rich culture follows you throughout. From the lobby to the guest rooms, the hotel is adorned with hundreds of pieces crafted by local artists. Step outside and find yourself immersed in all that Columbus has to offer, including over 150 dining and entertainment venues within walking distance.

Whether you are planning a small, intimate wedding for 75 guests, or a large, grand wedding for 800, Hilton Columbus Downtown can bring your vision to life. With over 75,000 square feet of event space throughout three ballrooms, the possibilities are endless. The grand ballroom features 20 foot ceilings, whimsically beautiful chandeliers, and an incredibly sleek design. The two junior ballrooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Columbus cityscape.

Hilton Columbus Downtown is now the largest hotel in Ohio following a multi-million dollar expansion to include a second tower. Together with the existing tower, the hotel has1,000 rooms (including 85 suites) and more than 75,000 square feet of event space.

Ensuring you and your guests have a place to stay is a key component of planning a wedding. Allow Hilton Columbus Downtown to lift the burden and make your life easier. The hotel offers complimentary accommodations for the newlyweds, as well as preferred hotel room rates for all wedding attendees.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$750

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$37

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Hotel
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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4.9 out of 5 rating
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Kate L. Sent on 01/06/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Venue

My husband and I are so happy we chose the Hilton for our wedding reception. They could not have been more friendly and helpful throughout the process. Mandy was organized, quick to respond, and did such a beautiful job helping us create and execute our vision. I highly recommend her and the rest of the Hilton staff.
Jackie
Jackie K. Sent on 10/30/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Wedding

The Hilton service exceeded our expectations! The staff was friendly and accommodating. The food was great! All our needs and requests were met. The “day after” brunch in the restaurant worked out perfectly.
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Ashwin Sent on 05/28/2015
5 out of 5 rating
Where do I begin with how amazing Blaire and her team were. Anything we needed from the first time we met with Blaire was done to a T! Not only is Blaire fantastic, but the rest of her team needs to be commended as well! The amount of time they took to make sure everything from our grand event, went off without a hitch was amazing! For the first indian wedding they have done, they certainly did not disappoint!
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Prianka Malhotra
Prianka Malhotra
Senior Manager, Catering & Events

I’m a fun-loving person with over 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry. I've taken my passion to the east coast, west coast and now back to my stomping grounds in the midwest. I love people and their stories, and enjoy creating unique and personalized events.

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements
DJ Flair DJ Flair Wedding DJs

This venue rocks! They are always super nice, and have great ideas for couples. Very easy to work with from a vendor standpoint. Love them!

Devoted Columbus Devoted Columbus Wedding Planners

I have had several of my clients weddings at this location and they are always a pleasure to work with. Talk about going above and beyond. I am supposed to make their job easy and they make mine easy. I love working with Blaire- she is the best!! Food is incredible along with the staff. Oh and I love the overnight rooms too. Highly recommend!

Red Gallery Photography Red Gallery Photography Wedding Photographers

I am blown away by this over-the-top venue. The staff members are wonderful and the coordinators leave no details overlooked. You will have the time of your life!

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Hilton Columbus Downtown frequently asked questions

Hilton Columbus Downtown includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Hilton Columbus Downtown includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Hilton Columbus Downtown includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine
The space offered by Hilton Columbus Downtown for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Hotel
  • Restaurant
Hilton Columbus Downtown offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
Hilton Columbus Downtown offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Hilton Columbus Downtown offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Hilton Columbus Downtown offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
Hilton Columbus Downtown is recommended by 98% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in professionalism, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in flexibility and 4.9 in value.

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