We all love hotels and all the services and amenities they offer. But Columbus also has lots of other places to stay that get you different local experiences next time you visit. Check out these alternative lodging options.

victorian village guest houseGuest Houses - Guest houses give you all the comforts of home while you’re on the road. Columbus has a pair of options that get you into some of the most desirable residential neighborhoods where you really can live like a local. Victorian Village Guest House is a one-bedroom loft within walking distance of the Short North Arts District, and German Village Guest House has three suites that can be rented together or separately in historic German Village. Full kitchens, living spaces, comfy bedrooms and peaceful outdoor spaces make guesthouses a great choice for a truly relaxing getaway.

short northBed and Breakfasts - If you’re looking for a traditional bed and breakfast, Columbus has you covered. Harrison House Bed and Breakfast in Victorian Village, Hawthorne Park Bed and Breakfast on the Near East Side and 50 Lincoln Bed and Breakfast in the Short North are all great options.

Rentals - You can find everything from single room rentals to full house rentals on popular peer-to-peer sites like AirBnB, HomeAway and VRBO.