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The Blackwell

Columbus, OH View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
47 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

Up to 250 guests

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!

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Facilities and Capacity
This venue is able to hold up to 250 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
  • Cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

$10,087

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

$6,060

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?

$750

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

$750

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)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$32

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

House Beer
House Wine
Specialty Beer

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

25

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Hotel
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
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
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

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?

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
April
December

47 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Nichole Married on 05/26/2018
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    The venue was absolutely beautiful and the people there are so helpful. The events coordinator was a God send for me. She was with me every step of the way.
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    Celeste Married on 07/22/2017
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    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!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

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Team

Allison Saulino
Allison Saulino
Sales & Catering Manager

We are all about the details…from the first toast to your customized dinner and the cutting of your cake to a finale with a sparkler send-off, the Blackwell Inn Team is here to assist in creating your vision. We look forward to creating a magical and memorable wedding just for you!

Thea Jordan
Thea Jordan
Sales and Catering Manager

We are all about the details...from the first toast to your customized dinner and the cutting of your cake to a finale with a sparkler sned off, the Blackwell Inn team is here to assist in creating your vision. We look forward to creating a magical and memorable wedding just for you!

Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements
Devoted Columbus Devoted Columbus 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
614-247-4000
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