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Address: 631 S Third St, Columbus, OH 43206
Phone Number: 614-464-1774
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Description: One of the largest bookstores in the country, it has expanded to 32 rooms...
One of the largest bookstores in the country, it has expanded to 32 rooms and now contains nearly 750,000 books.
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Neat Place!

Went to the book loft for the first time this past month with some friends...what a gorgeous location, and what an experience!! If you're a book-lover, you will be in heaven... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went to the book loft for the first time this past month with some friends...what a gorgeous location, and what an experience!! If you're a book-lover, you will be in heaven!!! The place is HUGE...it's like going to a maze full of books... they're somewhat organized into categories divided up by room or by hallway, but until you start roaming... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I was taken here by a friend, and it was wonderful, one of the best book stores I have been to. I got lost once or twice, but found my way out, and a bunch of new books. Every town should have a bookstore this nice.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a fun place to explore. New rooms, floors, sections, and books around every bend. Our family enjoyed a short respite from the heat to search books we wanted and add more to the list. My daughter could have staid there all day. While books are generally separated into sections, I did see books scattered across multiple sections. Keep in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This place is a maze of room after room of books. Staff is friendly and always willing to make suggestions or help find that one book you need. It's an old house converted into a book store with every possible inch devoted to space for books. This is a must stop if you're visiting Columbus and you can get lost... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited The book loft, and I can not be more happy, is a paradise on earth. If you love books and crazy things, you definitely must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is by far the neatest bookstore around! With room after room of books on every topic conceivable, and it's neat twisty, turny layout, it really is a book-lover's paradise. It is easy to get lost in this store, but you won't mind! It adds to the unique little adventure that is The Book Loft. Being right in the heart... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Room after room of books in every conceivable topic, up and down stairs, around corners, in nooks and crannies, this is a book-lover's dream! The YA section alone embarrasses any Barnes and Noble. You could spend hours just browsing! Germantown is a nice place to walk around and eat in, so plan a whole afternoon.

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

It's no joke that you can get completely lost in this store, but it's so much fun, you don't care. Every room has a theme and even the music playing in that room reflects the theme! It may not have every book, but the variety is vast and because of the crazy layout, it will really open your eyes to... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Located in the city's historic German Village neighborhood, one can literally spend hours in the Book Loft looking at the thousands of books and gift items for readers. What a great place to spend a lazy afternoon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A must stop for bookophiles going through or staying in Columbus, Ohio. Situated in a large house, this bookstore has mutliple rooms for so many different different subjects. Find a little known book or a new fiction book. Set in the Germantown area, south of I-70 and Columbus proper, the bookstore is easy to find. Parking is on the street.... More 

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