Canopy by Hilton, Moxy and Graduate all have opened, and AC by Marriott and a stunning new Hilton tower are on the way. Here's a guide to them all.

Ohio’s capital city finally will have a long-coveted 1,000-room hotel when the expansion of the Hilton Columbus Downtown is complete in 2022. And while it will become Columbus’ signature lodging property, it won’t be the only hotel changing the skyline and shaking up the Downtown hospitality scene.

Three new hotels opened Downtown and in the Short North in the second half of 2019, bringing 454 more rooms online. And an AC by Marriott is set to open in early 2021, accounting for 160 more rooms just across the street from the North Market.

Check out the slideshow with this story to see them all—rooftop bars, guest suites, restaurants and more.

Brian Ross, CEO of tourism bureau Experience Columbus, says the new hotels are a vital piece of the convention attraction puzzle. The Greater Columbus Convention Center recently underwent a $125 million expansion and renovation, and the addition of the hotels will increase the odds of luring the most prestigious meetings and conventions.

“We’re very excited with the multiple offerings and the different experiences, and you can even throw in the Airbnb short-term rentals,” he says. “It creates a diverse mix."

Stay up to date with the region’s movers and shakers, top employers, philanthropic causes, real estate developments and thriving creative and startup scenes. Subscribe to Columbus CEO’s weekly newsletter.

Chris Coffin, the Hilton’s general manager, says once the new Hilton tower opens the original hotel will be completely renovated to offer a seamless guest experience.

Here’s a guide with everything you need to know about the newest gathering spaces in the central city.

HILTON EXPANSION
402 N. High St.

Opening: Early 2022. Renovation of original hotel in June 2022.
Rooms: 1,000 (537 in original hotel, 463 in the expansion)
Height: 28 floors
Cost: $220 million
Rates: Starting at $179 a night
Ownership: Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, managed by Hilton Hotels
Meeting space: 75,000 square feet
Key features:

The existing Michael B. Coleman Skybridge over North High Street will connect the two towers and the convention center. Home to part of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority’s extensive collection of contemporary local art. “Open fire” restaurant accessible from High Street. Two rooftop terraces, the highest rooftop bar in the city and a new bar in the lobby.

CANOPY BY HILTON
77 E. Nationwide Blvd.

Opened: August 2019
Rooms: 167
Height: 12 stories
Cost: Not disclosed
Rates: Starting at $249 per night
Ownership: Indus Hotels and Schottenstein Property Group
Meeting space: 1,850 square feet
Key features:

Central Market House restaurant Outdoor patio with fire pits Goodale Station rooftop bar with fire pits Rooftop fitness center with city views Boardroom for 10 Second-floor retreat with outdoor space

AC BY MARRIOTT
511 Park St.

Opening: Early 2021
Rooms: 160
Height: 8 floors
Cost: $40 million
Rates: Starting in the mid $100s per night
Ownership: Concord Hospitality and Continental Real Estate Cos.
Meeting space: 2,600 square feet
Key features: 

Rooftop indoor/outdoor bar and restaurant with views of Columbus’ skyline. Locally made products in gift shop, local artwork and photography.

MOXY (A Marriott International brand)
800 N. High St.

Opened: October 2019
Rooms: 116
Height: Floors 6-9 of a 10-story building
Cost: Not disclosed
Rates: Starting around $150 a night
Ownership: Crawford Hoying
Meeting space: 800 square feet
Key features: 

Building will include two restaurants Bar instead of a reception desk Pool table and pinball machine in the lobby Rooftop bar

GRADUATE COLUMBUS
750 N. High St.

Opened: September 2019
Rooms: 171
Height: 11 stories
Cost: Not disclosed
Rates: Starting at $189 a night
Ownership: AJ Capital Partners
Meeting space: 4,000 square feet
Key features: 

Ground floor features a Shake Shack burger joint. Design honors the community, including Ohio State University and Ohio greats like John Glenn and Jesse Owens. Three public art murals

Laura Newpoff is a freelance writer for Columbus CEO.