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Book Loft

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Address: 631 S Third St, Columbus, OH 43206
Phone Number: +1 614-464-1774
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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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Like a maze of books

Been going here since there was "only" 28 or 29 rooms. Can't go to Columbus without stopping. Always leave with way more books than planned. Each room has it's own categories of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
PhilCap
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here since there was "only" 28 or 29 rooms. Can't go to Columbus without stopping. Always leave with way more books than planned. Each room has it's own categories of books. A lot of older hard to find titles.

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Thank PhilCap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This book store is amazing if you like books or need to shop for gifts. I got some cute-cool note cards for my co-workers. 5% off all books...many more bargain books available. Tons of kid's books. My husband is a big guy and did not like this store...some narrow hallways and small rooms..but that didn't bother me.

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Thank Janis R
Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Right at the start, at the entrance, I knew I am going to enjoy this place. Who doesn't greeted with a garden path beautifully decorated with colorful flowers and plants all the way to the front door of the store. The range of books they have here is spectacular, and they are so neatly arranged in their different rooms that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous selection. Great discounts. Amazing hours. Our twelve year old stayed engaged for an hour! The people are incredibly nice. Take the map (and give it back when you are done)

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Rooms upon rooms of beautiful books that can take you on so many beautiful adventures and teach you so much. Put down your Kindle, turn off your phone and forget to mention where you're going. Then walk through the doors of the Book Loft. If you've got children, take them. Buy them a book or several. Buy a book for... More 

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Dayton, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Must see! If you like books at all, you will love exploring 32 rooms of books. I cannot imagine any book subject you would want that you cannot find here. You must check it out!

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Thank lejustice
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

A wonderful place with 32 different rooms full of books! Different music plays in each cozy room and you wind your way through the store, up, down and around. You could actually get a bit lost but it would not be a bad experience. Prices are great and you will find things that you did not know you needed but... More 

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Thank Keega16
Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This place is a book worm's heaven! 32 rooms of books and you will get lost. Hahaha They have discounted books on every topic for all ages, puzzles and games, cards, gifts, etc. I thoroughly enjoyed visiting! My favorite part was the garden area outside when you walk in. I definitely could find a good book and sit there by... More 

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Thank Jenny B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This place was so neat and laterally getting lost in the books is so much fun!!! I found so many kinds of book, comics, posters, and cool t shirts....... It stays open tell 11pm which is amazing for the night owls out there. I recommend any one who visits German Town to go. They have so many sections and books... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Thirty-two rooms of books up, down, and all around. We were there over an hour and I know I didn't see it all. Do make time for it when visiting the German Village!

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