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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm writing this as I am staying here currently. We are IHG Rewards Platinum Elite members and I booked a room for the tonight for a sporting event my family was participating in at OSU this weekend. Called to see if our room was ready early, which it was not, but that's okay as it's not expected. Arrived after our...

Thank Daniel S
Sugar Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical value you would expect from a HI chain. Perfect location for OSU activities. Nice pool. Parking is tight, had a little trouble finding a spot when coming back after 10pm. Breakfast buffet was good, nice variety.

Thank mike m
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhat ordinary Holiday Inn Express. However, room and public areas were in nice condition and the desk staff was friendly. Best part is the short drive to OSU facilities. Decent free breakfast and internet. Free parking, frig and microwave in room were nice touches. Many restaurants in area, although only a couple easily walkable (none in hotel).

Thank Neil F
Wilmington, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this Holiday Inn Express last week with my mom. We attended an event downtown, and were able to find a great price on a room here. The staff was very friendly and efficient check in was super quick. Our room was very clean and included a microwave and mini fridge. The drive to downtown Columbus was pretty...

Thank Zanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Curtious and friendly staff lobby and hallways are clean . Rooms where very clean and nicely organized .Nice job housekeeping . Breakfast was very nice well stocked and fresh ,amenities where clean and fresh looking.one of the best Holiday Inn Express I have stayed in well done

Thank John K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My girlfriend and I stayed here, the room and everything in it. The appliances and lightings, everything was so easy to access. Everything, including the room service is just a button and a phone call away. For a night I felt that I was in control of everything. And the bathroom was brilliant. The bath tub, shower, toilet, and all...

Thank Stefassere
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Have stayed here a couple of times while attending events on campus. The hotel is reasonably clean with standard rooms and decent, if not typical, breakfast set up. Reasonably priced most of the time, but price spiking happens when big events, like game weekends, are underway. Would stay here again.

Thank 60morrism
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Hello 60morrism, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Columbus Univ Area - Osu, OH. It is good that we had the chance to be part of your event. Getting feedback from a returning guest is always encouraging. I am happy to know that the room was clean and at the right price range. Your comments about breakfast are...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We got a top-floor room with a jacuzzi tub. Room was large, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good, better than most hotels. The only real complaint was that the staff was not always at the front desk so I had to wait for them to show up to check in/out.

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here the night before a surgery. The staff were wonderful. Cherry was excellent in the morning! Following an ice storm, our van was covered and we had to leave early for the hospital. After speaking with Cherry, she and the shuttle driver offered to clean off our car to prepare for us for a safe...

Thank blh70
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Hello blh70, Wow! I think you covered all the bases thank you so much for saying such wonderful things about our hotel and for taking the time to write a review. I am very pleased you had such a wonderful stay with us and look forward to seeing you the next time you are in town. Amine Boukili General Manager...

Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express Jan. 13-15. We stayed in a king room that also had a sofa and large comfy chair. The large room was clean and included nice toiletries. The bed was a bit firm for my taste but comfortable overall. The breakfast includes many hot items as well as cereal and pastries. The cinnamon rolls...

Thank Dawn S
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Hello Dawn S, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell the world about our hotel. We love when people come to our hotel and have an amazing stay. I do hope if you are back in the area again you stop by and spend the night with us. Consider this your home away from home! See you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 extended hot breakfast as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

Address: 3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1516
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: ₹ 8,170 - ₹ 16,078 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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