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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
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Ranked #33 of 140 Hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Gopherit10 Grand Blanc, Michigan
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel close to the stadium and shopping/restaurants. Updated spacious rooms and decor, staff is efficient but busy. Nice hotel for the money. Amenities for business are fine. Pool and hot tub look ok. Probably packed on Friday nights due to the proximity to the Stadium.

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Gopherit10, Thank you for taking the time to post your great review. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we are a relatively newer hotel only 4.5 years old. If I may be of any assistance please do not hesitate to contact me directly. We truly look forward to the opportunity to host you the... More

Wheeling, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel a lot of business and this has to be by far the best Holiday Inn Express I have stayed in a while. It started with the warm and friendly check in, the clean and tastefully decorated room, and the wonderful express breakfast. I will be back.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me preface this by saying I travel extensively for my work, as do my colleagues. The preferred hotel for my company is Holiday Inn, not quite sure why. I checked in late, and I always verify that the room has the correct billing, as my work outsources this to a travel company. They had their information. I gave my... More

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

Dear Nicole S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of our property. Please allow us to apologize for the issues you had with your bill and the service you received did not live up to your expectations. We have sent you a private message in an effort to obtain some additional details. Thank you for staying... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We enjoyed the room, it was clean and well lit and in the locale we were looking for. The price was a good value. On the surface. We paid cash for our room which required a $50 deposit. No problem. Except when we checked out. They tried to keep $20 of the $50 for "occupancy tax". Had we not been... More

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Marendy, I would first off like to thank you for taking the time to post your thoughtful review. I would like to apologize regarding the con fusion on the security deposit. The hotel authorizes $30.00 per night, their is an occupancy and a convention tax for Columbus making the city of Columbus's tax rate 17.5% per night, this is most... More

Vienna, Virginia
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36 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I picked this hotel as it was central to the places I had to go to. The room was clean, comfortable and the shower I had was one of the better ones I've had in a while.The staff was okay and helpful. Breakfast was the usual Holiday Inn Express fare. I would stay here again if I come back to... More

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Madhawk, I would first off like to thank you for taking the time to post your four star review. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our complementary hot breakfast as we have recently upgraded it. We truly look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the Columbus area! Kind Regards, Ryan Blake Front Office Manager... More

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I am very pleased with the one-night stay at this Holiday Inn Express. The hotel location is excellent, and it is located adjacent to a small mall. It is also within a stone throw away from OSU stadium. Although it is near a Olentangy roadway, the noise level is muffed. The staff is generally helpful and polite. The room is... More

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Khai_Family, I would like to take the time to post your excellent five star review. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our complementary hot breakfast as we have recently upgraded it. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the Columbus area! Kind Regards, Ryan Blake Front Office Manager Holiday Inn Express OSU ryan.sintel@gmail.com... More

Pleasant Valley, NY
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We came out for OSU orientation. This hotel is very close to campus , convenient to shops , easy to get on and off the highway. The room was clean and spacious. Nice selection at breakfast and they kept it replenished right up until the end.

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

italprof, Thank you for taking the time to post your great five star review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our complementary hot breakfast as we have recently upgraded it. The service you received at breakfast is a testament to our hardworking and dedicated team. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in the... More

Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The room was nice very fair price, but service was just poop. The lobby attendant was just sitting on his phone playing games and told me to hold on at check in. Pool was ok the hot tub was nice. The bedding was not even close to comfortable. The supposed great holiday inn breakfast was horrible. Never staying here again.

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Sales Coordinator at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Dave L, I just wanted to take the time to express my sincere apologies for your experience with us. I do appreciate the time you took to write a review about your stay; however is dissatisfies me to know that it wasn't pleasurable for you. The behavior that you experienced from the front desk agent is something that... More

Sykesville, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family went on a road trip and stayed here for one night. The staff checked us in quickly. The rooms were decent. We went for a dip in the pool. It was very relaxing, even if the water was heavily chlorinated. The hotel is on a pretty busy street but we were able to walk to a nearby restaurant,... More

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Yvonne, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post your three star review. I would like to apologize regarding the high chlorine levels. I can assure you that the levels are checked daily and they do meet state code, this is done to protect the guest. It is great to hear however that you enjoyed your... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at nicer holiday inn's. The front desk person seemed a little stressed, not warm. The room was clean. The beds were hard in a 2 queen room. The pool area was small and we had to request pool towels. I want to compliment the breakfast staff. They kept everything stocked during a very busy and morning. I... More

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

adventuremomm, Thank you for taking the time to post your insightful review. I would like to apologize for the front desk staff not being as welcoming as they should have been. I can speak on behalf of the entire Sintel hotels group that each guest truly matters to us and we value each one the same. It is not only... More

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Address: 3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
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Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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