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Nationwide Arena

200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
+1 614-246-2000
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Great venue!

This is how it should be done. Great venue for a concert. Comfortable seats, plenty of restrooms... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
via mobile
Nice concert venue

We were here for a concert. The seats were comfortable (the lower bowl). There seemed to be lots of... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Jennifer Z
via mobile
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The new home of the Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey team.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2561
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This is how it should be done. Great venue for a concert. Comfortable seats, plenty of restrooms and food options. The sound was good, we were in section 112 and had to turn to see the stage but it was still great. It is in...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We were here for a concert. The seats were comfortable (the lower bowl). There seemed to be lots of security. I didn't see a lot of food choices, and the lines were long to purchase drinks. The restroom was clean.

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I have lost count how many Blue Jackets games we have attended since the opening of the arena! There are few if any bad seats in the house and plenty of eating and drinking options inside and outside. This is also a great place for...More

Thank Charles1019
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I went to the nationwide arena w/my fiancée for a week event and we were literally just 5 rows away from Booker T. That made it all worthwhile and epic. My only complaint is leg room. You gotta make sure that everyone is comfortable because...More

Thank Cecil R
Reviewed 12 May 2016

GREAT PLACE TO WATCH A GAME.. EASY TO GET TO. Much easier than the United Center. great views of the ice. easy to get beer etc.

Thank bond_daddy
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Even if the Blue Jackets have been largely a subpar team since their inception, the arena experience at Nationwide is a quality one. The arena district has several decent restaurants and bars. There are plenty of nearby parking garages with easy access to the stadium....More

Thank nicroskill
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If the event is very important to you then by all means go. The seating is horrible and painful as the seats are so cramped you have no place to put your knees except pushing them against the chair in front of you.

1  Thank Erik W
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Home of the Blue Jackets, but thiis evening produced a winner with Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire. Got the cheap seats high up, but view still decent and sound great. Typical sports arena expensive beer. The arena is a great venue and many restaurants...More

Thank ben d
Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a cool venue! Great nightlife around the arena. I enjoyed it way more than expected! The seats were inexpensive and the game was a blast!

1  Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We have been to Nationwide twice for hockey games. The first time we were seated in the very upper level. The pitch up there was too scary to enjoy myself. I couldn't stand up without thinking I could fall a long way. The next time...More

Thank 85andsunny
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Chris B
6 September 2017|
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Response from Vondere | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so. They have specialized drink stations around the arena. Craft beers, bar close to Ice Haus ice rink arena. Walk around and don't settle at first food station. Very nice venue. Home of Columbus Blue... More
6 April 2017|
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Response from Rita W | Reviewed this property |
Hyatt Recency, Sheraton, crowne plaza, drury inn are all very close
22 March 2016|
Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
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