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Motel 6 OSU

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Garden City, Michigan
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I blocked off 5 rooms for my family as well as referred a couple more people that we're coming down to stay here for my sons graduation from pharmacy school. The carpets were dirty, the rooms were not together....and my brother found a roach trap, full of roaches. I had no idea that this was even a motel....the picture on...

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3Thank Linnea J
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Quiet and clean location right near OSU football staduim for cheap! Lloyd at the front desk was hospitable and helpful on the phone and in person. I was towing a car behind a pickup truck, and he confirmed there would be ample parking. I pulled in late (en route across the US), had a clean room, and was very pleased...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Dump...no other words to describe this place. My family stayed here 2/13/14 in order to accompany family member for surgery at RIverside. No hot water,had to heat water in microwave! Carpet was nasty,lights missing,no clock in room,sink would not hold water,had to use ice bucket to wash faces. And this was the second room,the first room was even worse! Do...

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2Thank Margot B
Marietta, Ohio
Reviewed 21 January 2014

I recently spent 2 unexpected weeks in Columbus with family member. Varsity in was very accommodating. The room was nice and clean. It was quite. The price was great and with it being very close to Riverside hospital, it was perfect. I would stay there again even if I did not have a family member in the hospital. The only...

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1Thank Robin H
Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

I have stage 3 cancer. We stay at this hotel every time we come to Columbus for chemotherapy. The rooms are very clean and the staff is very friendly. They always make us feel welcome. We appropriate the relationship between The American Cancer Society and The Varsity Inn.

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1Thank Gary K
Lancaster, Ohio
Reviewed 3 December 2013

While this is an older motel, all we care about is the cleanliness, bed comfort, quiet environs and good shower. This had it all. It's a no-spare-parts-or-frills kind of place. We stayed there the night before my total knee replacement to be in close proximity to Riverside. We were very pleased with this stay.

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Arlington, Ohio
Reviewed 5 November 2013

This was perfect for the price and worked wonderfully for the time we needed to spend at Riverside Hospital. The price was so appreciated. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We would stay there again even if we didn't have to go to the hospital. Our room was clean both times we stayed there. We have absolutely no complaints.

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1Thank Rita S
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The Varsity Inn OSU North was a clean and friendly place for my team over over 80 kids 12-18 to stay. I was initially concerned that every door faced the outside, but they did have a security guard that went around all night and it is located in a nice area. There was absolutely no problems with our stay, and...

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1Thank irow2k
Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Booked here for the price...and usually cheap means just 'adequate'. We were very happy with the place. It was VERY clean, the staff was very helpful and nice. The beds were SUPER comfortable. It was overall a very good experience. I'd def recommend this place and we will be going back soon.

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1Thank fabthompson5
MA
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This is our "go to" place to stay near the OSU campus - it is reasonably priced (around $60-70 with AAA discount) and very convenient to the campus. The rooms are adequate and many seem to have been recently refurbished. Some of the beds are more comfortable than others and I'm guessing those are in the refurbished rooms. The towels...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Motel 6 OSU

Address: 3246 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519 (Formerly Varsity Inn OSU North)
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $88 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 OSU 2*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Varsity Inn Osu North Hotel Columbus
Baymont Inn Columbus Osu
Columbus Baymont Inn
Motel 6 OSU Columbus, Ohio
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“Don't always go by the reviews, call ahead and ask before booking.”
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“Rooms closer to front are quieter.”
jillc176, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“When the outside pool is open, get a room away from it unless you're at the pool a lot because the people at the pool are loud.”
thomasmcsweeney2014, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“Usually a fine choice for a reasonable, clean, inexpensive room.”
Buckeye19444, 8 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't look for anything special, just a clean room”
139juneb, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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