Bed and Breakfast Columbus Ohio

There’s no better way to experience the state capital of Ohio than by staying in a bed and breakfast Columbus Ohio.

Bed and Breakfast Columbus Ohio

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The Welsh Hills Inn
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The Welsh Hills Inn is historic Granville Ohio's award-winning, utterly relaxing, romantic bed and breakfast inn nestled on 15 idyllic wooded acres in the beautiful, rolling Welsh Hills amidst the equestrian countryside. Many have called it "THE" place to stay in the Columbus and Central Ohio area. Over 6,200 sq. ft. of accommodations with wide plank heart-of-pine floors, five large guest rooms and suites, luxurious bedding, and spacious bathrooms. Antiques, oriental rugs, and an extensive collection of eclectic, original artwork adorn the Inn and guest rooms. Since opening the doors of The Inn in September 2010, we've been privileged to host guests from all 50 states and 28 countries from around the globe. We feel pretty blessed - and a bit amazed! Relax and enjoy the beautiful, outdoor gardens. Kick back in the Adirondacks and enjoy a roaring fire in the outdoor stone fireplace nestled next to the woods. Explore the wooded hiking trails, stocked fishing pond, lighted clay bocce ball court, target range, and clays shooting. Professional massage services include aromatherapy, tension relieving hot river stone therapy, Swedish relaxation, deep tissue massage, and reflexology in the secluded privacy of The Inn's Trem Pell Studio Spa - just a short, one minute walk from your room. In 2019, The Welsh Hills Inn proudly became admitted to the Select Registry. Select Registry is a diverse collection of independent, boutique, romantic properties that deliver a level of personalized service unheard of at hotel chains and a quality of experience only a select few independent properties can attain. To carry the Select Registry name, properties must pass the most comprehensive quality inspections in the industry that evaluate everything from cleanliness to hospitality. Wireless, high-speed Internet inside and outside of The Inn. Savor our Signature home-cooked breakfasts to start your day. Relax to a simpler time and feel the stress melt away at The Welsh Hills Inn B&B in Granville Ohio. Since 2013, The Welsh Hills Inn has been awarded TripAdvisor's coveted Travelers' Choice Award as one of the top 10 B&B/Inns in the U.S. and the World - representing the top 0.1% of properties from around the globe. In 2015, TripAdvisor named The Inn the #1 B&B/Inn in the U.S. and, in 2017, #4 in the World. In both 2013, 2015 and 2017, we were honored as Ohio's B&B/Inn-of-the-Year by the Ohio Hotel and Lodging Association. In 2016, the Explore Licking County Convention and Visitors Bureau bestowed us with their annual Impact Award naming us their Lodging Partner-of-the-Year. In 2017, The Inn was accepted into's Diamond Collection, an exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns. In March 2018, named The Welsh Hills Inn as one of their Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the World. Ohio Magazine’s readership chose The Inn in their 2019 Reader’s Favorite as the Best B&B/Inn. In January 2020, named The Welsh Hills Inn to their list of “20 Exceptional Bed and Breakfasts Across America”. The Welsh Hills Inn has wonderful, unique indoor and outdoor spaces to accommodate your needs. Planning a getaway weekend in picturesque, charming New England-like Granville to celebrate a special occasion? Let us help you with our special packages, local dinner reservations, a candlelight dinner at The Inn, fresh flowers, professional massage services, local hand-made chocolates, a special bottle of wine, target or clays shooting, bike rentals, or whatever special, custom touches you might need for your stay. The Inn is located just minutes from Denison University, a short drive to Kenyon College in Gambier Ohio, and about 30 minutes to downtown Columbus Ohio, Ohio State University, and the John Glenn Columbus International Airport. We look forward to having you as our guests at The Inn and to many return visits throughout the years to follow!

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Explore Bed and Breakfasts in Columbus Ohio

The central Ohio city boasts several colleges and universities with a massive college football fan base, has an impressive arts district, is the host city for the Ohio state fair, and has a rich historical past! Columbus Ohio bed and breakfast offer a charming and peaceful ambience not offered by larger commercial or chain hotels. Make a Columbus Ohio your base from which to explore the rest of this beautiful and busy city.


  • There is no shortage of things to do, explore, see, and eat in Columbus. Venture to downtown Columbus for parks, museums, the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Rich Street Bridge, and the historic district. Art enthusiasts can head to the Short North Arts District which is known as the “art and soul” of Columbus. A visit to the historic German Village is a must, as it is one of the oldest, most treasured, and most aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods in Columbus. The Victorian Village is also a popular neighborhood for tourists to pay a visit to. Get a heaping dose of nature inside of the city at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens which features an expansive collection of exotic  plant collections and special exhibitions. The downtown center is also  home to endless impressive restaurants, breweries, shops, nightlife, and more.

  • History

  • Columbus, Ohio was planned and established in 1812. The city was originally named after Christopher Columbus.  The first railroad arrived in the city in 1850 which catapulted  development. The city played a big role during the American Civil War,  acting as a major staging area for Union forces. The local economy  proceeded to boom after the war and Columbus was known as one of the country’s lead manufacturers of horse-drawn  vehicles. The city became recognized as a commercial centre in 1900 when  the population exceeded 125,000.

  • Food and drink

  • Columbus is particularly known for its outstanding pizzas, mouth-watering  chocolate-peanut butter candies, spicy smoked sausages, and amazing  casseroles. There are endless high-rated restaurants, international  eateries, bars, breweries, distilleries, cafes, and bakeries scattered  around the city as well. For upscale Spanish cuisine head to Barcelona Restaurant. For fine-dining American cuisine go to M at Miranova. Claudiana Italian Restaurant serves up the best Italian food in the city. Pistacia Vera is known as one of the most favorite bakeries in the city.

  • Things to do

  • There’s no shortage of activities to do and sights to see within downtown Columbus. Take a walk through the historic German Village and Victorian Village. Wander through a botanical wonderland at the Franklin Park Conservatory. Experience the “art and soul” of Columbus in the Short North Arts District. Experience Columbus’s vibrant nightlife scene at the many clubs and bars downtown. Eat, drink, and be merry at a  variety of world-class eateries, restaurants, cafes, and breweries  throughout the city.

  • Natural Features

  • There are quite a few impressive green parks inside the city of Columbus, including Topiary Park, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Columbus Park of Roses, and the Highbanks Metro Park.  But if you’re looking to step even further into nature, then there are  plenty of impressive natural features to be found right outside the city  limits. Explore the Olentangy Indian Caverns, swim under the Hayden Run  Falls, and hike around the Alum Creek State Park.

  • Weather

  • The best time to visit Columbus is from late spring through early autumn. April, May, September, and  October are the months which present the most ideal weather conditions.  Temperatures can become quite hot during the peak summer months and  crowds are the biggest during June through August. Visiting during peak  winter months should be avoided unless you have a high tolerance for  very cold temperatures.

Bed and Breakfast Columbus Ohio FAQ

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  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a bed and breakfast Columbus Ohio?

    Bed and breakfasts often combine historical, antique furnishings and charming decor with modern amenities and conveniences. When booking a bed and breakfast in Columbus, Ohio you can expect spacious guest rooms, large communal spaces, full breakfast, and friendly, helpful hosts. Bed and breakfasts are equipped with modern amenities such as free wifi, air conditioning, private bath, luxurious linens, toiletries, and more.

  • Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast in Columbus Ohio?

    Staying at a bed and breakfast offers a charming and personalized experience that larger chain and  commercial hotels are unable to deliver. Small, privately owned guesthouses and bed and breakfasts are always a unique experience as they are crafted on a smaller scale  and have often been family-operated by several generations. Bed and breakfasts offer advantages such as helpful and friendly innkeeper, smooth check-ins, charming interiors, historical architecture, antique furnishings, modern amenities, and complimentary gourmet breakfasts.

  • How can I get around Columbus, Ohio?

    f you’ll be arriving by plane, John Glenn Columbus International Airport is the closest and largest airport in Columbus. Columbus is also served by Rickenbacker International Airport and Columbus Airport which are just a short drive away from the center. Having a rental car is not absolutely necessary for getting around Columbus during your stay, but car rental companies are available throughout the  city and all of the airports if you decide to rent. Taxis, Uber,  biking, public buses, and walking are also viable means of transport  during your time in Columbus.

  • What are the different types of B&B’s in Columbus Ohio?

    Whether you are looking for a pet friendly bed and breakfast, a romantic getaway with your significant other, a vacation rental for a family summer vacation, or a peaceful historic getaway, there are plenty of options in Columbus!

    Hawthorne Park Bed and Breakfast is a bed and breakfast downtown Columbus Ohio offering elegant rooms and a gourmet breakfast. The central location gives easy accessibility to a variety of well-known sights and points of interest. Well appointed guest rooms and suites are thoughtfully designed with modern, tasteful decor and high-tech amenities.

    50 Lincoln Short North Bed and Breakfast features seven charming guest rooms, a delicious homemade breakfast each morning, and a cozy screened-in front porch. This romantic bed and breakfast Columbus Ohio is the perfect option for couples traveling together or for anyone seeking a quiet, peaceful getaway within the city. It is located right on the edge of the Short North Arts District and just a short walking distance away from several shops, restaurants, galleries, and nightlife options.

    Harrison House Bed and Breakfast is a historic Victorian bed and breakfast centrally located in Columbus. Enjoy home-cooked gourmet breakfast, in-house roasted coffee beans, and home-baked goods. Spacious guest rooms offer luxurious amenities, free wifi, private bathroom, and plush bedding. Free onsite parking is available at this pet friendly bed and breakfast Columbus Ohio.