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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU
Ranked #44 of 143 Hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Clean and Spacious”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2012 via mobile

This hotel was fine, very clean and the service was efficient. Wi fi worked well. We didn't use the pool or workout room but they both looked very pleasant. It is nice to have a fridge and microwave in the room.

The room arrangement could be better. We booked a 2 bed "suite" which was very large. It was furnished with a sofa with coffee table plus small dining table with 2 chairs. This seating area was only separated from the beds by a short 2 foot wall, not really a separate room. But the one TV in the room was placed near the beds, far enough away that it wasn't a comfortable viewing distance to the sofa area. There is also a big comfy chair in the room, but it is all the way on the other side of the beds, not part of the sofa conversation area. so, if you want a lot of space, you'll find it here, but you can't sit together and watch TV comfortably.

Hot breakfast included biscuits, sausages, sausage gravy and sausage omelet. Maybe it was sausage day when we were there? I tasted the omelet, thinking it was disc shaped scrambled egg - it should have been labeled for these of us who don't eat pork. Yuck. There were plenty of cold items and a good pancake making machine.

Stayed March 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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NEW ALBANY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

We had a group of 15 visitors from China stay here for just over two weeks. The Holiday Inn provided excellent shuttle service, was flexible when we needed it, kept in close touch by phone to make sure we were getting what we needed, and helped our guests arrange taxi service when they made their own non-program shopping trips.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

Newer property and directly right across the street from where my husband had a conference at University Plaza Hotel. Hot breakfast was very nice, indoor pool and hot tub was clean. Room was very new, clean and quiet. We had 2 queen beds and a pull out sofa. Rooms have a coffee maker, microwave and sink with dishwasher.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

I stayed at this hotel because i had OSU orientation. The room was nice, hot and FREE breakfast is excellent. They offer FREE high-speed internet, and the internet quality is great. I would recommend people to stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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220 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

New hotel, modern good rooms, small pool etc. The service and front desk was really great. For few more bucks we took the Jaczzi suite and it was fun.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

Property: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU
Address: 3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
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Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Business Hotel in Columbus
#24 Family Hotel in Columbus
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,917 - ₹ 16,439
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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 
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