the blackwell inn and pfahl conference center
Welcome to simple sophistication. The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center combine a simple craftsman design aesthetic along with contemporary amenities to keep you comfortable and pampered. The Blackwell Inn is the only hotel on The Ohio State University campus, allowing you more than your typical full-service, upscale hotel stay—we offer an experience.
From our sophisticated meeting and event center to our comfortable guest rooms and easy access to the university's state-of-the-art recreational facilities, we are the ultimate hotel for group and solo travelers alike. With complimentary local transportation (within 3 mile radius) and close proximity to the downtown arts and entertainment district of Columbus, Ohio, the Blackwell Inn matches convenience and comfort for an unparalleled stay.
The Blackwell Inn features 151 guest rooms, including nine Executive Loft rooms, six Stadium View Suites and one Presidential Suite. Pfahl Conference Center has 18,000 square feet of meeting space including three tiered classroom spaces, four meeting rooms that will accommodate 24 u-shape or 32 people classroom and seven small break out spaces for up to eight people as well as an Executive Board Room to accommodate up to 20 people comfortably. The Grand Ballroom is approximately 3,900 square feet and can accommodate up to 250 people for a reception or meeting space. The Blackwell Inn also has outdoor event space on the patio.
The Blackwell Inn features a full-service restaurant, Bistro 2110, serving breakfast and lunch buffet daily, along with an a la carte menu and dinner nightly except for Sunday evenings. Bistro 2110 does serve a weekend brunch buffet as well and offers in-room dining daily from 6:30 a.m. until midnight. Our fireside lobby lounge is open 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. weekends, serving a limited menu as well.