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Local Accomodations
These are some area hotels that have provided special rates for this and/or prior years for the Best of the US alpaca Show exhibitors.

For your personal preference and standards please do your research.

Lexington Inn and Suites - North
Location: 7 Miles from Show, conveniently located off I-71, Only minutes from Polaris Fashion Place Mall and Magic Mountain Family Center. Within walking distance to Wendys, Bob Evans, and bars and restaurants at the Continent. With its charming décor and convenient amenities, the Country Inn & Suites North Columbus hotel offers outstanding hospitality and comfortable accommodations near OSU. Our amenities and services such as free high-speed Internet access, an indoor pool, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center and complimentary breakfast, make this Worthington, OH hotel feel just like home. In addition, our location puts guests near many local restaurants and attractions.
    Room Rate.....: Two Queens $ 65.00
    .......................: King Suite $ 72.00
    Reservations..: (800) 830-5222 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    Local Number..: (614) 358-3800
    1111 Mediterranean Ave
    Columbus, OH 43229

Days Inn & Suites
Location: 10 miles from Show, easy access off I-270 and Rt 23. Shopping, dining and entertainment nearby.Columbus Days Inn & Suites Worthington hotel is located off Interstate 270 in the business district of Worthington and 15 miles from downtown Columbus. Our hotel in Columbus, Ohio, offers a great value and location, just a short walk from shopping, entertainment and dining.

Enjoy free Daybreak continental breakfast with waffles and fresh fruit for a sunny start to your morning. Work out in our 24-hour fitness center to feel energized, connect to free Wi-Fi Internet access, or read your free newspaper. Other conveniences include free parking, guest laundry facilities and wake-up service. Most of our guest rooms include microwaves and refrigerators, and spacious suites, business place and handicapped-accessible rooms are also available. Kids 17 and under stay free with an adult at our pet-friendly hotel in Columbus, Ohio

    Reservations..: (614) 436-0556 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    Local Number..: (614) 436-0556
    7500 Vantage Dr.
    Columbus, OH 43235

Four Points by Sheraton - Columbus Airport
Location: 6 miles from Show, easy access off I-270 and 670. Only 2 miles from Port Columbus, 4 miles from Easton Town Center, shopping, dining and entertainment, 5 miles to Downtown, Nationwide Arena, Arena District.Prime Location. The newly built Four Points by Sheraton Columbus Airport is an ideal choice for both business and leisure travelers. We are conveniently located just east of downtown Columbus, and west of the Port Columbus International Airport, just a short drive away from a number of excellent attractions and fine dining opportunities. We are less than 6 minutes from the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), and Easton Town Center Mall.

We offer 110 guest rooms, including 2 suite rooms. And there are no extra charges for the basics, like High Speed Internet Access and bottled water. The indoor heated pool, well equipped fitness room, and airport shuttle are all free for you to enjoy.

    Reservations..: (888) 627-7151 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    Local Number..: (614) 475-8383
    3030 Plaza Properties Blvd.
    Columbus, OH 43219

Holiday Inn Express - Ohio State Expo Center
Location: 2 Miles from Show. Welcome to the smoke-free Holiday Inn Express® Ex I-71 / OH State Fair / Expo Center hotel, your gateway to Columbus. This hotel's centrally located accommodations, less than 10 minutes from top area destinations like downtown, Ohio State University, Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Ohio Expo Center, offer travelers exceptional convenience.

With a 24-hour Business Center and meeting space for up to 15, this facility caters to professionals visiting Columbus, Ohio. The hotel's proximity to companies like Battelle Labs and Chase Bank ensures an easy commute, and thanks to negotiated flat-rate cab fares, transportation is affordable. OSU Medical Center is within a few miles, and Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) is a reasonable, 10-minute drive away.

There's plenty of fun to be found in Columbus. Entertainment options abound, from concerts at Newport Music Hall to shopping at the Easton Towne Center. The hotel's location near The Ohio State University places visitors close to the beautiful campus and Buckeye football, as well.

While staying in Columbus, Ohio, our hotel's guests experience Midwestern hospitality at its best. In addition to exemplary guest service, amenities like a free, hot breakfast bar and complimentary Wi-Fi access make you feel more at home. The Fitness Center helps you keep up your routine and the heated, indoor pool offers relaxation.

    Local/Reservations..: (614) 263-7725
    701 East Hudson Street
    Columbus, OH 43229

The Candlewood Suites - Polaris
Location: 10 Miles from Show

Candlewood Suites Polaris, a preferred hotel partner of the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. We are an extended-stay hotel located just north of the Expo Center across from the Polaris Fashion Place. Our comfortable, spacious suites provide everything you need to live, work, and relax while you’re away from home. Fully equipped kitchen including full-size refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher, microwave and stovetop, plus a variety of dishes, cookware, and utensils •Large workspace with two-line phone and free high-speed Internet access •Television with DVD player (two TVs in the One-Bedroom Suite)•Comfortable recliner•Alarm clock/radio with automatic time set •Wall mounted hair dryer •Full-size ironing board and iron •Comforts of Home™ Bedding Collection featuring plush mattress sets, fresh cotton blend sateen sheets, generous duvet and a pillow menu.

    2014 -- Room Rates
    • Studio Queen $ 69.00
    • Studio Double $ 74.00
    • 1 Bedroom Suite $ 84.00

    Local/Reservations..: (614) 436-6600 x2107
    (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    8515 Lyra Drive
    Columbus, OH 43240

Comfort Inn -- North
Location: 7 Miles from Show. The Comfort Inn® North Conference Center hotel is conveniently located off Interstate 71, only six miles from the Ohio State Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Crew Stadium, Ohio State University, OSU Medical Center, Schottenstein Center, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Nationwide Arena and Greater Columbus Convention Center. Downtown Columbus is less than 10 miles from the hotel.

There are several restaurants and department stores at Easton Town Center, located only six miles away. Guests of this Columbus, OH hotel are invited to enjoy amenities like: Free wired and wireless high-speed Internet access, Indoor heated pool, Exercise room, Pet-friendly hotel; additional fees apply

Your Morning Breakfast is full of hot and delicious options, making breakfast at the Comfort Inn North Conference Center the perfect way to start your day. Enjoy our free hot breakfast featuring eggs, meat, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal and more, including your choice of hot waffle flavors!

Business travelers will appreciate a business center, free newspaper and access to copy and fax services. There are banquet and meeting facilities that can accommodate groups up to 250 people. In addition to standard amenities, select rooms include microwaves and refrigerators. Non-smoking rooms as well as one-bedroom suites with hot tubs are also offered. Bottled water is provided in all rooms.

    Local/Reservations..: (614) 885-4084
    (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    1213 E. Dublin-Granville Rd
    Columbus, OH 43229

Drury Suites - Convention Center
Location: 3 Miles from Show In the city center Centrally located in Columbus, this property is near Nationwide Arena and Rhodes State Office Tower. Additional nearby points of interest include Columbus Museum of Art.

Your rate includes our Hot QUIKSTART breakfast and our 5:30 Kickback with hot food and cold beverages every evening. Wireless Internet and free long distance calling are just a few of the extra's you'll enjoy. Guestrooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, and cable television; rooms also include refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers.

    Reservations..: 800-325-0720 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    Local Number..: (614) 221-7008
    88 East Nationwide Blvd.
    Columbus, OH 43215

Baymont Inn & Suites - North
Location: 7 Miles from Show. Baymont Inn & Suites Columbus North hotel combines warm hospitality with a convenient location. Located off Interstate 71, our AAA-approved Columbus hotel provides easy access to downtown Columbus, the Ohio State Fairgrounds and Ohio State University.

Our thoughtful amenities will make you will feel right at home. After a restful sleep, wake up to free breakfast with hot items and a workout in the gym. Stay connected to home and the office from your Columbus, OH, hotel room with free Wi-Fi Internet access, and enjoy the convenience of on-site dry cleaning service. Meeting space is available, and we are a pet-friendly hotel. Handicapped-accessible rooms are available.

    Reservations..: (800) 288-5090 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    Local Number..: (614) 848-9696
    1100 Mediterranean Ave
    Columbus, OH 43229

Drury Suites
Location: 11 Miles from Show. Located only six miles from downtown Columbus, the Drury Inn & Suites provides easy access to great area attractions, from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium to Ohio State University. As our guest, you’ll experience friendly hospitality, great service and many free extras!

Wake up each morning to a free Hot Breakfast! Take your pick from a selection of great breakfast items including scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage and make-your-own Belgian waffles. In the evening, join us at the 5:30 Kickback® for complimentary hot food and cold beverages. Our rotating menu features a variety of hot food, including chicken strips, macaroni & cheese, hot dogs, baked potatoes, broccoli cheddar soup and more! Plus, beer, wine, mixed drinks and soft drinks are served everyday. There’s something for everyone at Drury’s 5:30 Kickback. It's a snack for some, meal for others and free for all!

    (614) 221-7008 (Mention Alpaca Show for Rates)
    4109 Parkway Center Drive
    Grove City, OH 43123