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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

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Copley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here while attending Equine Affaire. The location is a very quick drive to and from the fairground, and the hotel is very easy to find, very close to I71. My room was perfect for my needs with a microwave and refrigerator. I brought food with me that I could warm up, and so I had no need to...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for the Equine Affaire. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and I will certainly be passing on your comment to the staff. We know you have a choice when traveling to Columbus and thank you for choosing us. We look forward tot the opportunity of serving you again on a future visit. Sincerely, HIE

Shelby, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I attend an event in Columbus each year at the fairground. We are seniors and only want a nice room with features that work. The first room had a toilet problem. The second room was worn and tattered and we had bugs. Although the service desk associates were nice they could not solve our service problems. Room was not cleaned...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

I apologize for any inconvenience you experienced when staying with us. Our goal is 100 percent satisfaction for our guests and I will certainly be looking into these issues for you. Thank you for sharing your experience. Sincerely, HIE

Tipp City, Ohio
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was a great place to stay and enjoy a good night sleep before going to the Ohio State game the next day. The staff was wonderful and helpful in printing our tickets, the rooms were very nice and clean and the location to the stadium was great. We hopped a cab and they dropped us off just a couple...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your stay for the Big Game. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and I am very happy we were able to assist you in printing your tickets. We know you have a choice when traveling to Columbus and thank you for choosing us for your stay for Ohio State Events. We look forward to having...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Was here for 2 nights. Scary neighborhood, terrible "breakfast" and the "upgraded" room was poor at best. Fire alarm went off when I was on a business call; went to front desk and they told me sorry and that someone "should have" called me. All around bad experience, including pan handling.

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our property. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you experienced while staying with us and I will certainly be looking into these issues for you. I hope you will choose to visit us again in the future so that we may prove to you why so many people choose our property when visiting...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stayed at this hotel 12/2/16 - 12/4/16. The day we were checking out, I noticed moving red dot on the bed closest to the window. I squished it with a corner of the pillow and it made a blood stain. Found another - same thing. Notified housekeeping and they suggested I let the front desk know. I let the front...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Dear LYDIA W, Thank you for your writing us a review. It is regrettable that you did not experience an exemplary hotel stay with us due to the room cleanliness issues. We are very sorry for the inconvenience this has caused. I have sent you a private message in an effort to obtain additional details about your experience. We hope...

Clarksburg, West Virginia
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights while vending at an event at the fairgrounds. The hotel was easy to find. Staff was very friendly. The room was clean ands beds comfortable. The breakfast was typical microwave fair but they did have a pancake maker. Check in and out was quick and easy.

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your recent trip to Columbus. We truly appreciate your patronage and kind words and I will certainly share them with the staff. We know you have a choice when traveling and appreciate you choosing our property. We look forward to having you as our guest again on a future visit. Sincerely, HIE

Oakes, North Dakota
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We stayed here over the All American Quarter Horse Congress. It is 1 mile from the Expo Center - a $5 Uber ride. The hotel staff is excellent - they go out of their way to make sure you are happy. The hotel itself is clean and nice - nothing fancy - but for $99 a night - it was...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our property for your stay in Columbus. We truly appreciate your patronage and kind words. I am very happy to hear our staff was able to provide you a great experience and I will certainly pass on your comments. We know you have a choice when traveling and thank you for choosing us. Sincerely, HIE

Jamestown, New York
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a typical Holiday Inn Express, Clean, Efficient, Comfortable. A Wendy's fast food juat across the front drive, very handy for a snack. Also a gas station just a couple of doors down the street. Every thing handy including the folks with their hands out at both Wendy's and the gas station asking for money. Very discouraging!

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our property. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We know you have a choice when traveling to the area and thank you for choosing us. Please come back and see us again if you are in...

Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I chose this hotel because we usually like Holiday Inn Express....and because when I entered my stepson's address this came up as the closest. He is a young male professional sharing a house. We have stayed at quite a few Holiday Inn Express', and this was very plain by their usual standards. Also, (not their fault) not in a good...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our property. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and please know we review all comments left by our guests to continually improve. Sincerely, HIE

Boyers PA
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Holiday Inn express was ok Beds comfy clean. Could use some upgrades Shower pressure was terrible and slow running water in toilet Bed was very comfortable nice selection of pillows as well Breakfast was typical and cleaned up immediately at 10 am. At least coffee in breakfast area was hot Nice and convenient to Ohio State game with access to...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay in Columbus. We certainly appreciate your patronage and kind words and I will share them with the staff. We know you have a choice when traveling and look forward to having you as our guest again on a future visit. Sincerely, HIE

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel features complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, breakfast bar, indoor pool, fitness room and a meeting room. We also feature a variety of suite rooms including Jacuzzi and executive suites. The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel is located 1/2 mile from the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds, Crew Stadium, and Ohio Historical Society as well as 1.3 miles from The Ohio State University. Our hotel is less than 5 minutes from downtown Columbus, the Columbus Convention Center and the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) is a short 10 minute drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

Address: 701 E Hudson St, Columbus, OH 43211-1034
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $147 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Hotel Columbus
Holiday Inn Columbus
Holiday Inn Express Columbus
Columbus Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center Columbus, Ohio
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“I was on the top floor (4th) so I didn't have to hear people walking around above me.”
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“Room 305 has bed bugs on bed next to the window.”
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“Our room was on the front, 2nd floor and very quiet.”
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