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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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Welch, West Virginia
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This was a repeat stay at this hotel. The rooms are very nice, clean, and quiet. The staff is friendly. The pool and hot tub were great to relax after a day out in Columbus. We didn't have a chance to use the fitness room, but it looked well equipped. We chose this hotel because it was not that far... More 

Thank Rick C
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This was a quick overnight trip to see the Rolling Stones. The hotel looked fairly new and easy to find. The check in was quick and easy even though there were hordes of fans checking in at the same time. The room was well appointed and clean. The breakfast hosts were fantastic and there was plenty of breakfast items to... More 

Thank cmlantz
Russell, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We stayed here while visiting the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University. It was about 1-2 miles to OSU. The room was clean, the shower was great, service and front desk were great as well. The breakfast was not that great! Eggs were cold, not much of a variety, Pancake machine was just sitting on a table with no... More 

Thank mindy802
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear mindy802, Thank you for posting a review of our property. I am happy that you found the room clean and the shower clean. On the other hand, I apologize that the breakfast selection fell below your expectations. While we understand that your stay was not 100% satisfactory, we would hope that you would give us another chance to make... More 

Akron, Ohio
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Kudos to Annette and Lee, the front desk staff l encountered upon check in and check out . they were excellent in their duties and very personable. Erica and Pamela at breakfast just added icing to the cake. Whenever in the area for an OSU event this location will be our choice. SP please find persons of the same caliber... More 

Thank Jeffery S
Wapakoneta, Ohio
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This was the second time I stayed here. Make sure your room is above the 2nd floor and away from the elevators. Pool hours are from 5:30 am to 11 pm which is great. Pool was clean and refreshing. Breakfast was nice but could have been a little warmer. Front desk clerk was helpful finding restaurants close by. Internet speed... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Good, basic hotel - very clean and reasonably comfortable. One of the best showers ever! The only suggestion I have for this property is that they disallow smoking by the front entry. Every time I went in or out, no matter what hour of day or night, there were at least five people hanging around the front door, smoking. Very... More 

Thank VintagePro
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

The woman who works the front desk Annette is a wonderful woman. She is very polite and a joy to be around. I don't file compliments often but this woman is a angel(by far the sweetest of anyone I've met of any hotel staff) and I think everyone should know! God bless her!

Thank chelseafaye1
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64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Amazingly quiet given all the celebrations going on! Rooms were clean. There is a great variety at breakfast including lower calorie items like hard boiled eggs and fresh fruit. Suggest higher floor rooms. There was a small indoor pool and hot tub. There was a clean work out room with new machines.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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58 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Nice, close place to stay near Riverside Hospital. Stayed here night before family member going in for procedure at Riverside. Staff very nice and helpful. Room was very clean and had everything we needed. Hotel was very quiet. Rate very reasonable. Would stay here again.

Thank akersjr
Lima, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I have stayed here many times and it just gets better. The staff, especially Lee at the front desk is very courteous and helpful. The hotel is very clean, the beds extremely comfortable and the breakfast is fantastic.

Thank Carrie H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: ₹ 7,773 - ₹ 24,956 (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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