Travel and Hotel Logistics for the Summit in Columbus

columbus ohio trailsThe Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy summit in Columbus, Ohio will be held at the Hyatt on Capitol Square.  The summit will start at 8am on Thursday, April 28 and go until 3pm on Friday, April 29.  It is recommended that team members arrive the night before (Wednesday, April 27), so the entire team is present and ready for the early morning start time on April 28.  The agenda is scheduled to allow team members to leave directly after the summit ends on Friday, and hopefully be back home that evening.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided both days as well as a reception with heavy appetizers on the evening of April 28.


The Hyatt on Capitol Square is now full, however both ADA accessible rooms and non-ADA accessible rooms are available nearby at the Holiday Inn Columbus.  The Holiday inn is located 3 blocks (0.2 miles) from the Hyatt on Capitol Square.

Address: 175 East Town St., Columbus, Ohio43215

Telephone Number: 614-221-3281

The Hyatt on Capitol Square is the host hotel of the Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy summit in Columbus, Ohio.

Address:   75 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Telephone Number:   614-228-1234

The Hyatt on Capitol Square is located in the heart of downtown Columbus, Ohio.  Click on the map to view Google Map of hotel location.

Deadline for hotel reservations: Tuesday, April 1

Room rate:   $109/night
Nights available: Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 (checking out Friday, April 29)

  • Reserve a room online by clicking here. The left-hand side of the page will automatically bring up the group reservations at the negotiated rate of $109.  Enter your arrival and departure dates and check availability.
  • Reserve a room by phone: Call 1-800-633-7313 and ask to reserve a room for the Self-Advocacy Summit Room Block at the Hyatt on Capitol Square. Often times hotel staff are not aware of the different “levels” or types of rooms.  Please be specific with what

If you have questions or encounter problems in booking with the hotel, please first contact your state team leader.  If the team lead still encounters problems, he or she can contact Hillary Spears at AUCD at or 301-588-8252.



The main telephone number for the Port Columbus International Airport is: (614) 239-4000 (Voice). Do not call the airport regarding tickets, luggage restrictions, travel visa requirements, flight arrival or departure times, or any other issue which should be taken up with the particular airline with which you intend to travel. In these cases and for accessibility accommodations, contact your airline directly. Most airline websites are linked to from the main terminal map page on this website.

Taxi Services

  • Taxi service is available from the Port Columbus International Airport to the Hyatt on Capitol Square. Taxis are available on demand (no reservation required) in the ground transportation area of the terminal on a 24-hour basis. The electronic meter will be activated to compute your fare from Port Columbus International Airport. The approximate fare into downtown Columbus is $25.  If you have questions regarding ground transportation please call 614-239-8294.

Wheelchair Accessible Van Serviceswheelchair accessible van

  • You must reserve the vans 24 hours BEFOREyou need it.  When booking a van, please notify dispatch personnel if you are in need of a wheelchair accessible vehicle with a lift.
    • Translink Medical Transportation Company
    • Stofcheck Ambulance Service, Inc
    • Urban Express Transportation


  • Click here for driving directions
  • Self-parking in the attached Underground City-Center Garage is available.  Fees apply each time you exit the garage.
  • Valet Parking at Hyatt on Capitol Square is $23 per night with unlimited in-out privileges. Hourly day-rates are also available.

About Columbus, OHColumbus Ohio picture

In 2009, BusinessWeek named the city as the best place in the country to raise a family. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium was rated no. 1 in 2009 by USA Travel Guide.  Columbus embraces cultural diversity in its community leaders, businesses, arts and entertainment scene. Throughout the city are a wealth of restaurants and a handful of markets representing all cuisine types.  One major influence on the fabric of the community is The Ohio State University with more than 52,000 students and almost 4,000 international students.  Columbus enjoys a climate of around 60⁰F at the end of April.