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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1516 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews front desk cinnamon rolls hi express sausage gravy ohio state medical center pull out sofa i highly recommend this hotel the breakfast area room was large would stay here again free breakfast king bed the hotel is clean short drive hot tub bagels
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

First, the good parts of our stay: - Very friendly front desk staff. - Very close to OSU. Now the disappointing aspects: - The entire hotel smelled of chlorine when we arrived. I presume they have a breakdown in their HVAC and this is not...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank NalNat
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We have now had two situations at this property where we booked with this hotel and arrived to be told we had been "upgraged" to the Staybridge Suites next door. While the Staybridge BRAND is usually excellent, this is like a budget version of the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lori Z
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I found this hotel very accessible and the only thing I wish they had was an outside sitting area. The staff at this hotel works very hard and the star player in my opinion is 'Scar' who moved two people staying in the roll-in shower...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Califanna348
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We were scheduled to stay for three nights at the Holiday Inn Express. We made our reservations in January for our July stay. For some reason the hotel cancelled our reservation (still unclear as to why as others within our block did not have the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The room was quiet, clean, and the bed was awesome. The 2 guys that checked us in were great. They gave us a comedy show while checking us in. Very nice hotel. I would stay here again. I highly recommend Holiday Inn Express.

Date of stay: July 2018
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Enjoy the Holiday Inn Express & Suites located right outside of downtown Columbus, in the heart of the Ohio State University! This is an upscale luxurious hotel with every amenity you can think of. We offer a free More extended hot breakfast as well. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$102 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Columbus University Area - Osu
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU Ohio
Location
United States > Ohio > Columbus
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$102 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Columbus University Area - Osu
,
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU Ohio
Location
United States > Ohio > Columbus
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Synneve S
November 5, 2017|
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Response from kimberlytoad | Reviewed this property |
Close, but I️ am unsure about the shuttle. Sorry.
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socalgirlCalifornia
May 26, 2017|
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Response from mikem149 | Reviewed this property |
Our room did not have a full kitchen.
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tessiemaynard
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Marcia G | Reviewed this property |
Actually, that's one of the things we like about this hotel. It DOES have hot tub suites!
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"Don't book it on a OSU football home game"
Realtor44
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"Don't stay here"
CStaudenheimer
Sep. 18, 2018
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"Don't get a room overlooking the breakfast area. These are very nice rooms/ suites but are a bit noisy,..."
carlat104
Oct. 7, 2017
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"Get a suite, it's worth the extra cost."
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