The Blackwell

2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Blackwell

The Blackwell is an elegant hotel and ballroom wedding venue catering to the needs of couples getting married in the Columbus area. This venue is the only hotel on The Ohio State University campus and is perfect for alum or those who seek a modern wedding venue. Inquire more about The Blackwell and begin to bring your wedding dream to life!

Facilities and Capacity
This venue is able to hold up to 275 of your friends and family for a grand wedding. Utilize any of their three event spaces on the day of your event. Say your vows on the Terrace Patio, perfect for an outdoor ceremony. Host your reception in the Grand Ballroom or Reception Area, both feature a contemporary design for a modern yet sophisticated feel. Stylish lighting fixtures, custom uplighting and banquet style seating are sure to create the perfect atmosphere for a night to remember.

Services Offered
The Blackwell is a full-service wedding venue with on-site catering and event coordination available. Their services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Bartending services
  • Bridal suite
  • Cake
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • Shuttle
  • Wheelchair access


Cuisine
Pick from a wide range of serving options for your celebration, including buffet, family style, hors d’oeuvres, plated and stations. Create your ideal menu from their many decadent American-style cuisine options. If you are in need of accommodation for dietary restrictions or needs, please inform The Blackwell’s catering staff when planning your meals.

Location
This venue is located on the Ohio State University campus near the Fisher College of Business. Not only will you be able to enjoy all of the city’s best businesses and hotels, but you will be able to take photos using the OSU football stadium.

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46 Reviews for The Blackwell

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Celeste · Married on 07/22/2017

    5.0
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    When my now husband proposed in December 2016, we had absolutely no idea what we were looking for in a venue. We knew we wanted a summer 2017 wedding, if possible, and went to at least 10 different venues. Big, small, indoor, outdoor... you name it. When we found The Blackwell, it just felt like everything clicked for us. For starters, Madison Martin is worth her weight in GOLD. She is hands down the best asset and perk to hosting your wedding at The Blackwell! She held my hand every step of the way, and helped me with every decision. She connected me to the majority of my vendors as well, all of whom I loved. We also absolutely loved having our ceremony, reception, and hotel block all in the same place. This was a HUGE perk for us! The Blackwell made everything effortless. They listened to every detail, and gave us the wedding of our dreams. From decor to the amazing food, you absolutely cannot go wrong at the Blackwell!

    Sent on 08/30/2017
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    Sally · Married on 05/13/2017

    5.0
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    The Blackwell was amazing! The coordinator, Madison, who comes with signing into the venue was amazing and very helpful. The chef was very professional and did an excellent job. He gave us a quiz before creating the tasting menu to get to know the groom and I and then created a personalized menu. He did an absolutely wonderful job. The wedding was absolutely seamless! We did the ceremony at a church and probably wouldn't have chosen the Blackwell if we planned on doing the ceremony there because the outdoor area most people do the ceremony in is in the middle of the OSU business school and just not our style. Also, parking is not free in the area but there is reasonable valet parking.

    Sent on 05/28/2017

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The Blackwell FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • 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? $ 800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 800.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Hotel, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • 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, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements

  • Columbus Bride & Groom
    Columbus Bride & Groom Wedding Planners

    This is a beautiful venue. Love the ballroom and the terrace! But lets talk food - they have such a creative chef that wants to really learn about the bride and groom in order to create the best memorable and customized menus you will ever get! I wanted to have an event just so he would create one for me! Jaime is such a pleasure to work with - staff incredible - I can't rave enough!

  • Bloomtastic Florist
    Bloomtastic Florist Wedding Florists

    We have had the pleasure of designing several weddings at the Blackwell. I always look forward to going there! The staff is friendly and helpful and the ambiance is inviting. I love the outdoor area--it's private and intimate. It looks great with or without the tent! And you can have Brutus at your wedding...nothing beats that!

  • EXCEL DESIGN GROUP
    EXCEL DESIGN GROUP Wedding Decor & Lighting

    Enjoyed working at this beautiful venue. Staff was very professional and accommodating.

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  • 2110 Tuttle Park Place Columbus, OH, 43210 See on map
    6142474000 (Phone number)

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