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Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds

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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were happy to get in the room and see it was clean and comfy. We ate across the street at Raising Canes Chicken. There is also an Applebees. We were very surprised at the quiet rooms. Being in a college area we expected noise. Pet friendly is also a plus. Our fur baby was happy there also.

Thank toolgal2
Fremont, Michigan
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Our rooms were spotless and hot water for 6 showers in a row was fine. Staff was Ok but didn't seem concerned that someone was pulling on our doors late at night. (Not "vibration" from room doors nearby.) With this in mind, I would stay here again and would caution others to be very mindful of your surroundings.

Thank Douglas D
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Going to a cheaper hotel I knew not to expect greatness but I did expect at least a clean room. There was a dry but dirty wash cloth hung up in the shower, no toilet paper, mold in the shower & on the shower curtain, and stains on the sheets. Definitely not an aesthetically pleasing place.

Thank pjmikos
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I should have known better to book a room at this place. But based on the reviews, I took a chance. The outside of this hotel was decent. Once I walked into the lobby, it smelled like it was old and dank. As I walked thru the hallway to get to my room, there were several holes in the walls.... More 

Thank Trina F
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Room was clean. Clean comfy bed. Nice laminate wood flooring. Nice flat screen TV. Bathroom was small but clean. Toilet was wobbly. It was strange that there was no kind of sitting chair in the room just a desk chair. Lobby was no friils and kinda dingy. Carpet on stairs was dirty. Outside of hotel no up kept very well.... More 

Thank lizm2711
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had tickets to the Preseason Cleveland Cav's game at Ohio State University. Never been to Columbus before and we were only there for one night. The Red Roof Inn made us feel welcome and gave us all the information we need to find jeans for my son, find somewhere to eat that would be showing the Blue Jays game... More 

Thank Susan D
Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Sleeping area was clean and updated, but the bathroom needed major updating. The floor was cracked. The towels were dirty/stained. Very hard to get your car to the back parking lot of you have a larger vehicle. I had to go down to get wi-fi code. I am glad my family did not come with me as I would not... More 

Thank Soda92272
Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The bed was comfortable, the front desk staff were friendly and engaging and the many classic car enthusiasts staying in the inn provided a great diversion. The towels could be bigger and better and the other supplies more plentiful, particularly at the unusually high price.

Thank Kevin F
Cambridge, Maryland
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was not a corporate property. They did not want to honor reservations from Cyber Monday (very good rates). It took quite a bit of fuss after a 9 hour drive to get this straightened out for my room and the other room reserved at the same rates. The room was fairly dirty and the bathroom smelled pretty bad. At... More 

Thank Mike M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Don't be that fool unless you like: lukewarm showers, dirty bathroom towels, construction dust, no public restroom, no secure internet, no ice, disconnected room phone (no receptacle to plug into), and dirty room. We stayed 30 minutes and booked it. Low price yes, but beyond minimal standards absolutely.

Thank davelonsway

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No matter what exciting event or attraction brings you to Columbus, your room at the Red Roof Inn Columbus-Ohio State Fairgrounds will be your personal retreat. Free WiFi,in-room coffee makers, hairdryer, and microfridge are just some of the amenities offered for your enjoyment. We also offer free local and long distance calling within your guestroom. Red Roof Inn Columbus-Ohio State Fairgrounds offers easy access to interstates 71 and 270, and is conveniently located near OSU, The Ohio State Fairgrounds and great shopping at Easton Town Center and Polaris Mall. Other near attractions are the Columbus Crew Stadium, along with the Columbus Zoo. A credit card is required at the time of check-in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds

Address: 1221 East Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43229
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $78 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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