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Ohio University Inn & Conference Center

#2 of 10 Hotels in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
331 Richland Ave., Athens, OH 45701
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florence, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

LOCATION: This hotel is located on Richland Avenue, adjacent to Ohio University and about a 10-minute walk from downtown Athens. GETTING THERE: The nearest airports to Athens are Columbus, Ohio (about 1.5 hours) and Parkersburg, West Virginia (about 45 minutes). Far more airlines fly to Port Columbus Airport than Parkersburg, so the fares to Columbus are certainly cheaper. Ohio University... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

As I had business at Ohio University, stayed at the just off-campus Inn. Very comfortable and genuinely warm staff greeting me on a very cold day. Room was warm and adequate, though it could use some updating (I understand that the Inn is in the process of doing just that). I was very impressed with the facilities and the remarkable... More 

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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I had a meeting at the University. The staff was really nice to me. I needed a late arrival and late check out. The staff accommodated me without any issues. There is a Starbucks in the lobby area but everything closes at night. It also has a pretty garden area which may be nice if the weather is warm. I... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

As alumni we always chose to stay here as it is the only hotel in walking distance of Uptown. It books quickly during mom/dad weekend, homecoming, graduation, etc. we usually try to go to Athens to visit our alma mater during off times when the students aren't there. We get a large group of us to go together and can... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I stayed here with a large group spread over many rooms. Every room was nice but could have used some sprucing up. The hotel has a great reputation and is nice because it's accessible to Athens without being too much in the middle of everything.

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Dayton, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Pros: my woman was getting her education and was forced to leave town to meet some classmates from her online studies. I attended too, as to oversee her flirting with other, less attractive men. Overall the hotel was nice. Cons: nothing. I oversaw and completed the mission.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I stayed recently and the room was not as clean as my previous visit. Room service was not as good as well. They sent up a dirty napkin with my food. Food was not very hot or well seasoned. The glass was not covered with plastic as it had been on previous visit --meaning anything could fall into glass. It... More 

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OUInnGM, General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the valued feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I regret it did not meet your expectations, as it is our goal with each and every guest. Your concerns regarding your room service experience have been addressed with our F&B team. They have made the necessary changes to their sets and quality of linen used... More 

Füssen
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I recently organized a reunion for some of my Ohio University fraternity brothers and we chose the Ohio University Inn for our base hotel, rooms and reception. I could not be happier. I am not a professional meeting planner (and actually dislike the process) but the sales and catering staff made my job easy. They know what they are doing... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Overall visit was great! The front desk staff were friendly, welcoming & quick to get me on my way. Support staff helped bring my bags to the room. Room was very big; seperate spaces for bed & living room. Also included nice patio rooms overlooking a beautiful courtyard. Awesome steaks and seafood at Cutler's, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Extremely pleased... More 

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Deep River, Connecticut
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107 reviews 107 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect here. There aren't a lot of hotels around OU. however, I've always been pleased with any University-sponsored hotel that I've stayed at. We were here for parents weekend, lucky winners of the lottery. The location was ideal - we felt very safe walking to and from campus, even late at night. There's a tunnel... More 

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