Hotel at a Glance: Fort Rapids Waterpark Hotel & Conference Center
At 60,000 square feet, the water park inside Fort Rapids Waterpark Hotel & Conference Center is the largest in central Ohio. Visitors can get drenched by a 1,000-gallon tipping bucket, zoom down 12 water slides, and take a dip in an adults-only hot tub.
Water-park package: Some options of this getaway come with water-park passes for each guest, daily breakfast, and a souvenir mug.
Extended hours: The water park opens early (10 a.m.) for overnight hotel guests.
Dining options: a buffet with seafood and grilled meats, a sports bar, a coffee shop, and a concession stand located inside the water park
Gold Rush Arcade: Air hockey, skee-ball, and Pop-A-Shot are among the classic games here.
In-room amenities include 27-inch TVs and high-speed Internet in Wyatt Earp rooms, and microwaves and mini fridges in Oak Creek Canyon and Bryce Canyon suites.
Pick up souvenirs at a Western-themed gift shop.
Columbus, Ohio: OSU, Acclaimed Museums, and One of the Country’s Best Zoos
In 2012, Columbus made Business Week’s list of America’s 50 best cities, thanks in part to the city’s best-known institution—Ohio State University. Though the school contributes a youthful air and helps drive urban progress, Ohio’s capital is much more than a college town. In the walkable downtown you’ll find trendy restaurants and bars as well as a groundbreaking interactive science museum, COSI, and the highly acclaimed Columbus Museum of Art. The Scioto River bisects the city, flowing past public parks and miles of walking and biking paths. A half-hour drive north will take you to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, one of the finest institutions of its kind, perhaps best known for its affiliation with director emeritus Jack Hanna.
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What You Get
Stay for four in a Wyatt Earp room, six in an Oak Creek Canyon Room, or eight in a Bryce Canyon villa
Optional water-park package
Dates into January
Included in water-park package:
2-day water-park passes for each guest
Daily breakfast for each guest
One souvenir mug (two mugs for Bryce Canyon villa option) which can be used to receive $.99 refills anywhere in the resort
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
Cancellation policy: 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is nonrefundable; reservations made within cancellation window are nonrefundable.
Additional fees: $7.50 daily resort fee added at purchase
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.