The first Le Meridien hotel in Columbus, Ohio, is scheduled to open in 2015.

Le Meridien Columbus, the Joseph, will have 135 rooms and will be part of a mixed-use project that will include office and retail space.

The hotel, a block from the city's convention center, will have almost 8,000 square feet of meeting space.

Le Meridien parent Starwood Hotels & Resorts has five hotels in the Columbus area, including two Sheratons, two Four Points by Sheraton and a Westin.

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