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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

#27 of 142 Hotels in Columbus
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3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
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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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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for two nights last week while attending a conference down the road at the Fawcett center. Very convenient location near The Ohio State University and not far from the downtown area. The room was very clean, the bed very comfortable and the room very well maintained. The staff was very courteous. Plenty of parking. Only minor negative was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this hotel for the OSU Spring game, the location was great. We walked to and from the stadium with no problems at all. There are stores and a couple places to eat close by. The hotel was very clean, our 2 bedroom suite was very spacious and the breakfast was very good. I had read reviews that people... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this hire for its proximity to OSU. My son and his best friend and his mom and I drove up for a campus visit over spring break. The rooms were huge, well appointed and clean and modern. There is some road noise through the window but it actually comes across like white noise to me and was soothing.... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My wife and I were in Columbus and we stayed here. Our business had us near the OSU campus. The hotel is clean quiet and the staff willing to help as needed. The rooms are quiet and it has free wireless. We have stayed here before and probably will again.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Quick check in and out. Hotel staff was very friendly. The fitness room was open 24 hours, the breakfast selection was excellent (bacon, eggs, sausage, fruit, cereal, muffins, etc.), and the room was very clean

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I chose this hotel because it is within walking distance to the Schottenstein Center, where many concerts are held. Room was comfortable and clean; I didn't even hear the heater running. Staff was very helpful. The free breakfast was good and plentiful. I will definitely come back!

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Check in was quick. Person was courteous. Stayed in one room suite with king bed on 5th floor. Room was clean. Well lit. Cooling/ heat unit worked well. Internet was fast. Modern looking. Very nice lobby.

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Clinton, New Jersey
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed over the weekend and had a wonderful stay. The rooms and general waiting areas were clean and well maintained. We had a 2 queen room, which was spacious and comfortable. Beds were comfortable and clean. Room had a small couch, microwave and frig. Bathroom was very clean, and water pressure was awesome! Free wifi actually worked and worked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Close to OSU, Close to restaurants, nice, clean pool & hot tub, exercise room, lobby and fantastic breakfast -- professional service every step of the way. Only bad note is lame wifi in room, but they will give you an Ethernet cable at desk if you ask. (Awesome Internet speeds wifi in lobby and through Ethernet.) Bad wifi probably due... More 

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