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The dates for the February 2016 bar examination are Tues, Wed. & Thurs., February 23, 24 & 25, 2016, and that test will be administered at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio.

Hotels listed below are arranged by distance from the test site, nearest first. Rates do not include tax or parking fees, nor do they take into consideration special rates, such as AAA, or special packages. Reservations can be made directly through the hotel by clicking on the links below. You may also check other travel websites that may offer better availability or discounted rates. Some rates include breakfast. Make your reservations early as rooms are filling up fast!

This first table shows hotels near the Columbus Test Site for the February 2016 bar exam.

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Downtown0.09 miles$162.00
Hilton Columbus Downtown.12 miles$179.00
Hyatt Regency Columbus
.17 miles$154.00
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Convention Center.22 miles$163.00
Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph.22 miles$286.00
The Lofts Hotel.23 miles$149.00
Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown-Columbus, Ohio.23 miles$167.00
Red Roof PLUS+Columbus Downtown Convention Center.27 miles$82.00
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown.44 miles$170.00
Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown.59$189.00
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel.60 miles$249.00
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown.79 miles$167.00
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square..84 miles$197.00
Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capital Square..94 miles$141.00 
The Westin Columbus1.14 miles$188.00
Hyatt Place1.34 miles$151.00
Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Columbus1.61 miles$80.00
SpringHill Suites Columbus OSU1.73 miles$152.00
Varsity Inn South Hotel1.77 miles$75.00


The dates for the July 2016 bar examination are Tues., Wed. & Thurs., July 26, 27 & 28, 2016 and that test will be administered at The Roberts Centre, 123 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio 45177, next to I-71 at Rt. 68. The Roberts center is located between Columbus and Cincinnati on I-71. It is an approximately 50 minute drive from downtown Columbus and downtown Cincinnati and about a 30 minute drive from downtown Dayton, Ohio. For those familiar with the Jeffersonville outlet mall, the center is south of the outlet mall exit and about a 10-15 minute drive from the exit. The center is also located very near Wilmington, Ohio. Parking at the Roberts Centre is free. Rooms are filling up fast. This page provides rates for 11 hotels located within 20 miles of the Ohio Bar Exam Test Site at T-15 minute drive from the exit. The center is also located very near Wilmington, Ohio. Parking at the Roberts Centre is free. Rooms are filling up fast. Other rooms may be available farther from the test site, but we recommend you stay as close as possible.

A Holiday Inn with over 100 guest rooms is located at the center. They are SOLD OUT for the week of July 26-28! Additionally, there are several hotels within 30 miles of the center.

For places to go in Wilmington, Ohio (Clinton County), such as places to eat, please consult

Below are available hotels near the Roberts Centre for the July 2016 bar exam.

Holiday Inn Roberts Centre, Gano Rd. 937-283-32000.0 miles$117.00 (SOLD OUT!!)
General Denver Inn
Wilmington, OH (937) 383-4141
5.6 miles5 Rooms available
Wilmington College (TBA)
6.6 miles(Dorm style rooms-More info. later!)
Wilmington Inn
Wilmington, OH (937) 382-6000
6.6 milesTBD
Hampton Inn, 201 Holiday Dr.
Wilmington, OH (937) 382-4400
9.3 milesTBD
Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Dr.
Wilmington, OH
9.34 milesTBD
Royalton Inn, 201 Carrie Dr.
Wilmington, OH (937) 366-6864
9.6 milesTBD
Hampton Inn, 201 Holiday Dr.
Jeffersonville, OH
15.5 milesTBD
Baymont Inn, 11431 Allen Rd. N.W.
Jeffersonville, OH (740) 948-2104
15.6 milesTBD
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Jeffersonville, OH
16.09 milesTBD
Ramada Inn
Xenia, OH
16.38 milesTBD
Hearthstone Inn & Suites
Cedarville, OH
19.29 milesTBD
Quality Inn, 10160 Carr Dr.
Jeffersonville, OH (740) 426-6400
19.4 milesTBD
Jeffersonville, OH
20.3 milesTBD
Holiday Inn Express
Dayton-Centerville, OH
20.32 milesTBD
Holiday Inn, 101 Courthouse Pkwy
Washington Courthouse, OH
26 milesTBD
The Golden Lamb, 27 S. Broadway
Lebanon, OH
22 milesTBD
Quality Inn and Suites, 4110 State Rd. 42, Mason, OH (513) 398-706026 miles (Not recommended if distance is an issue!)TBD
Comfort Suites Kings Island, Kings Center, Mason, OH (513) 336-900026.2 miles (NOT recommended if distance is an issue!)TBD

*Prices verified on 11/19/2015. Check with the individual hotels for updated information. 




Revised, 11/2015, TH