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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great hotel; very professional and pleasant staff....felt quite welcomed! We were pretty disappointed that there wasn't a complimentary continental breakfast though. Breakfast was available but at a cost and since we already had to pay $188 for a night, I thought a continental breakfast would be part of the price.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

A relatively new, modern, clean hotel. Lobby is very attractive and beds were comfortable. Very good location for visitors to The Ohio State University campus and hospitals. We stayed here only one night to attend a meeting at OSU. Restaurants are relatively near.

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a great location for meetings at Fawcett Center and Longaberger Alumni House, football games, and other types of visits to The Ohio State University area. The cleanliness, location, rooms, service, sleep quality, and value are excellent. The only drawbacks were that breakfast was not free and the spa was closed.

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John B, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca P, I would like to thank you for all your kind comments about our hotel. I apologize for the spa but it is up and running now. I know you have many options when choosing your hotel needs and I appreciate being able to take care of you when your away from home. Thank you again for your...

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Thus property is everything you expect from HGI. New, modern, up to date, clean and comfortable. Knowledgeable, friendly staff with great recommendations for dining. Location is a bit awkward but probably makes since once you get to know the area. HGI is a consistent brand and this one is no exception

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John B, General Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Spiegs1968, I would like to take the time and thank you for all of your kind comments. The entire staff does it's best to exceed your expectations. I do hope in the future you will come back and see us for another visit. Take care, John B

Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2016

clean, very friendly staff, modern lobby with bar, snacks available to purchase. I would consider staying at this brand hotel anywhere. Have used their convenient airport shuttle at another location and the driver was very gracious, even though it was 5a.m.

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Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I didn't have enough points to stay at a Hampton Inn, so we were able to stay at the Hilton Garden Inn. Was not disappointed, it was a wonderful hotel. Close to Ohio State University and a lot of restaurants. They do not have the free breakfast, but had a very nice restaurant in the lobby. My daughter and granddaughter...

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Newark, United States
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The wheelchair accessible room was excellent! The room was very spacious and the bathroom was very accessible. Excellent staff, very friendly and helpful! The room & bathroom was very clean! We will definitely be staying at this hotel again! Very accessible to THE Ohio State Buckeyes stadium!

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Ohio City, Ohio
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

What a quick trip hotel stay should be. Reasonable price. Check in easy. Check out easy. Friendly staff. Clean fresh decor. Clean room. Comfy bed. No noise. Good free internet. Hot shower. Didn't eat there, but the welcome snack was delicious. We will be back when in town.

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Dallas, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2016

While in Columbus attending a conference at the convention center, I chose this hotel based on the location. It's in a good area 10 minutes from the convention center the convention center the Ohio State Campus is just down the street. Staff is friendly and the hotel is clean and quiet with plenty of parking (the lot is well lite)....

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Ohio
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

General Manager John Businger is one of the best in the business. He's been in this Columbus location for over a decade. He's dedicated that your experience is satisfactory! The breakfast is outstanding. Rooms were clean and updated. Mine smelled clean and fresh. We have stayed here multiple times for OSU football games and OSHAA Basketball tournaments. Literally only blocks...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area hotel near Ohio State University and Jerome Schottenstein Center, home of Buckeye basketball and ice hockey. Enjoy a convenient location minutes from Short North Arts and Entertainment District, Ohio State University Hospital, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. There are all kinds of attractions near Ohio State University. Bring the kids to experience the Electrostatic Generator at COSI, Center for Science and Industry, or visit Jungle Jack and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Whether you're in Columbus, Ohio on business or to tailgate at the Buckeye's football game, we'll provide a comfortable hotel room near Ohio State University to help you feel at home. Enjoy a comfortable bed, in-room hospitality center, and a flat-screen HDTV. Appreciate features such as complimentary wired and wireless WiFi, a modern fitness center, an indoor pool and free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

Address: 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $175 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 158
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Also Known As:
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Hotel Columbus
Hilton Columbus
Columbus Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Ohio
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
#16 Family Hotel in Columbus
#20 Business Hotel in Columbus
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“I always ask for the top floor away from the Elevators and Ice Machines.”
 of 5 bubbles goldenoneOhio, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I originally asked for connecting rooms and they even were going to arrange that. They are very accommodating to their guests.”
 of 5 bubbles ksherman4753, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from Olentangy Road are quieter, that is, the back side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles N_skier, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Along the river side is nicest. Hotel is set back, so pretty quiet all over.”
  • You can see the Olentangy river and a park to the right middle.
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  • Comfy bed and chair.
  • Clean shower and new curtain
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  • Coffee and mw and fridge area.
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 of 5 bubbles findwine, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in 307 facing front. Would have preferred higher floor for river view, but rooms available were next to the smoking rooms, 501-505.”
 of 5 bubbles LuvsOurTravels, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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