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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

2.5 of 5 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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Assuming you have a car, this is a well-managed, clean, pleasant hotel that's reasonably close to OSU. (It's walking distance to the OSU stadium and to some of the north campus facilities like the Ackerman Road medical buildings.)

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katonah, ny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited OSU and stayed at this hotel. Convenient location to campus and restaurants in area. Staff and accommodations were very good. Complimentary breakfast was better than most. Would recommend this location to use as a base for OSU visit.

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Lambertville, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place! Central location, very clean, nice pool, soap dishes(silly but so nice!!!!), very friendly, Pam (breakfast lady is a doll), great selections for breakfast, and the check in lady was the same. Room had an extra sink outside bathroom, plenty of NICE towels. Comfort and ease!

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

Decrocus, Thank you for taking the time to post your great five start review. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, the breakfast staff at the hotel is one of the true highlights. I will be sure to pass your comments along to Pam, she had been a fixture here for a while and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel was great. Surpassed my expectations. Close enough to the stadium for walking or they had a shuttle available as well. The rooms were very nice, clean, and big. Check in wasn't until 3pm, we showed up at 10am and they let us check in because the room was already ready. That was an extremely nice surprise! Pillows are very... More 

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

Shanda5987, I am very pleased to hear that the front desk team was accommodating, especially the early check-in, which we always try to accommodate. It is also nice to hear you enjoyed our shuttle, it is service many guest and very few hotels in the area offer. If I may be of any assistance in any way please do not... More 

ann arbor, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptionally well decorated and well kept property. Nice large rooms with very nice beds/bedding Excellent service, especially for a crowded Buckeye football weekend. Breakfast is the standard-issue HIE breakfast. Only complaint was that the hot tub wasn't working properly.

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

Michael K, I would like to apologize regarding the hot tub not working, we had an unexpected maintenance issue with it, I can assure you that this is very rare and it has been fixed. If you would like to reach out to me I will make this right. It is very nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay... More 

London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As we use Holiday Inn on a regular basis for business we thought we would use this location for our trip to an Ohio State Buckeyes football game on Nov. 1st. I called the customer service/boking line two weeks prior and was given a rate of $89.00 per night. I repeated the rate to the customer service clerk three times... More 

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

Dear Beverageboy42 , Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is to my utmost regret to learn about the billing issue that may have inconvenienced you. I would love the opportunity to regain your faith in the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbus Area - OSU, OH and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your stay... More 

Estero, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This hotel is within walking distance to the OSU Football Stadium. The entire hotel was clean...lobby, halls, and room. The check in staff were friendly and the check in was quick. The shower was one of the best with lots of water pressure and endlessly hot. We'll stay there again.

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

Dear 2BKIS, I appreciate the time you took to write a review about your stay. I’m also very pleased to hear that you were satisfied with our location, facilities, and amenities. We take a lot of pride in those aspects of our hotel. We also take pride in the customer service that we provide here. We look forward to seeing... More 

Grand Blanc, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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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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