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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for three nights on a business trip last month. Price was very reasonable, and the hotel was clean and quiet. Beds are very comfortable. Breakfast was reasonably priced and there were some good options. I prefer the made to order options that Hilton Garden Inn offers over some of the buffet style items typically found at Hampton Inns...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The experience was mediocre at best. Restaurant is terrible and the breakfast buffet isn't actually offered. Staff is overwhelmed and room cleaning is subpar. The cookies are pretty good and the location is decent. We were given a king room twice before getting the 2 queens we reserved. We rented a room for the family to gather and were essentially...

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

Dear Tiffany, I am so sorry to here about your experience. It is our goal to exceed your expectations every time your stay. Please call me directly to discuss your stay. I hope to here from you soon. Sincerely, John B

Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was a fantastic experience. Amazing value for the service and quality that you receive. I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Columbus. The staff were great, rooms were clean and nice, and are close to downtown and the university.

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Washington, DC, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I came to Hilton Garden Inn Columbus University to for 3 days for a conference I attended. The interior decal of the lobby is amazing, lovely lighting and overall beautiful vestibule. The staff were very courteous, friendly, helpful. The rooms were excellent as well. Beds were very soft, pillows amazing as well! I truly loved my entire experience!

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

Dear Denzel W, I want to thank you for your positive and encouraging comments. I will pass it on to the entire staff. I glad we could accommodate you and exceed your expectations. We look forward to having you as a valued guest in the future. Sincerely, John B

Strongsville, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Overall the hotel was clean but there was no restaurant or breakfast options available at this location. Shuttle service to the soccer game at the Ohio Stadium. The staff could of been better prepared for the incoming guests.

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Ross, Ohio
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Hotel stay for family outing. Great hotel clean updated room. Kuerig coffee maker in room nice touch. On site restaurant and bar with nice choices. Close to many attractions. Shuttles available. Would stay here again.

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Terrace Park, Ohio
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am Diamond member with Hilton. This is an average HGI, not bad but not over the top and memorable. Location is close but not walking distance to OSU. There is really nothing dining wise near this location. Parking is ample and free. They did have a shuttle going to the OSU campus which was very nice. There is a...

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Temple City, California
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My daughter and have trouble sleeping in different places, but it felt like being home. The staff was awesome. Omg breakfast omelette was YUMMY!! I can't wait for our next stay Hilton garden next week in ILLINOIS

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Maysville, Missouri
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The staff is amazing! Everyone we dealt with was extremely helpful and so nice. The restaurant is very good, limited selection for dinner, but very good. Breakfast top notch. Omelettes made to order, waffles, sausage, bacon, fruits. Great selection. Large comfy rooms.

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Ohio
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I've stayed here multiple times now and each time has been wonderful. Friendly staff and clean rooms. This location also seems to have better rates than neighboring cities. The breakfast is also one of my favorites. This is my Columbus hotel when I'm in this area.

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $179 - $344 (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.
  • Looking at room with camera in high corner
  • Comfy bed and chair.
  • Clean shower and new curtain
  • Toilet and tiles
  • View from just walking into room area
  • 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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