Check out our new video all about coffee here, and once youre ready to visit, start out with this great coffee-centric itinerary here. fpo-blog-1 Every time I see a visitor walking through the convention center or through the Short North with a cup of coffee they brewed in their room, feel an urge to open their eyes to the great coffee shop thats just around the corner. Not to say that our hotels dont provide good coffee they do. But in Columbus, there is lots of GREAT coffee. fpo-blog-2 If you actually LIKE coffee and dont just drink it as a source of caffeine and youre staying in or near downtown, weve made a list of the best cup of coffee thats near you. Hilton Columbus Downtown and Hampton Inn and Suites Downtown: Head to theNorth Marketand find ATouch of Earth. A latte is always a great choice, as they use local, grass-fed Snowville Creamery milk. If the North Market is closed (after 7 p.m.) take a short jaunt north on High Street toOne Line Coffee, where you can ask a barista to help you find the perfect bean for your tastebuds. fpo-blog-3 Renaissance Columbus, Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown and Doubletree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown:Cafe Briosois less than 5 minutes away at the corner of Gay and High. Let your nose guide you by the smell of freshly roasted coffee. If youre feeling fancy, indulge in a cubano rich, creamy and assertive with just a touch of bittersweet chocolate its better to drink there and taking it to go. Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capital Square: Walk through the scenic Statehouse grounds, cross High Street, and youre atCup O Joe Downtown!If the weather is nice, enjoy your coffee on the patio. Hyatt Regency, Drury Inn and Suites, The Lofts, Red Roof Inn and Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Columbus If youre a convention goer, take a quick walk through the center, all the way to the north end. Jump out onto High Street for less than a block, and get a delicious iced coffee or specialty drink atCup O Joe/MoJoe Lounge. Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capital Square: Youre on the eastern edge of downtown, so take a quick walk a bit farther east toUpper Cup Coffee, on the western edge of Olde Towne East. If you have a few minutes, get it to-go, and enjoy it inTopiary Parkon your way back. The Westin Columbus: Take a 1/2 mile walk into German Village and indulge in a great cup of coffee atPistacia Vera. Pick up a macaron while youre there.