My wife and I have stayed at the Crowne Plaza in Columbus multiple times for events at Nationwide Arena. The staff is great, location to the arena, downtown, and restaurants is excellent. I recommend staying here. You will not be disappointed.
"South side rooms have no harsh morning sun, but have a view of the parking garage."
"location. try to get lower floor rooms, elevator response time is slow during morning and lunch"
"If in the Lofts, don't want a room above Max & Erma's. Also ask for a standard sized pillow"