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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 #25 of 141 hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013
mgmarks Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Great location for visiting The Ohio State University. You do need a car as it is a couple miles from the main campus. It is very clean with comfortable beds. Well maintained, very friendly staff. The HI Express are almost all good with some differences because they are franchises not corporate owned. This is a very good one. It has... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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87 reviews 87 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This is a very clean hotel, and the room was very nice and roomy. The price is much more affordable than some other hotels near OSU. The breakfast was hot and ready right at 6:30. Check-in and check-out processes were smooth. I would stay here again. There is an indoor pool and a hot tub on the first floor. To... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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90 reviews 90 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights, and had a comfortable stay. Clean rooms, comfortable beds, polite staff. We were about 10 minutes (including traffic and stoplights) from the OSU athletic campus, and the campus was very easy to find from our location. The breakfast was o.k., too -- freshly prepared, with plenty of coffee available.... More

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Leo, IN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We visited Columbus for a dance competition and the studio blocked some rooms at this hotel. I guess we had a choice to stay elsewhere, but chose not to. Glad we didn't. The property was well maintained and the staff was pleasant. With 5 of us, we stayed in one of the 2-bedroom king suites. It was extremely roomy, the... More

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

This is an excellent facility to stay at. The staff were professional, courteous, and helpful. The rooms were spacious and i felt safe and secure. The front desk personnel provided the guests with complimentary snacks and drinks are were also very attentive.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Very clean, well-maintained property. Tasteful decorations, and I love that both firm and soft pillows are placed on each bed. The complementary breakfast had a good variety. We were upgraded to a suite for being Priority Club members. A nice surprise! It was a great location for us, with easy access to major Columbus attractions. I was not aware of... More

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Lima, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I stayed at this Holiday Inn because it is on of the hotels that give a discount rate if a family member is in the OSU Wexner Medical Center. While I was there I took advantage of the shuttle the hotel provides to the hospital. This was of great help to me and I appreciate the on time service that... More

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MA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We stayed here while visiting OSU. Very close and convenient to the campus. Check in was great, service was very good. The reservationist was extremely helpful and recommended a few restaurants in the area (which we did go to and it was delicious!) Breakfast was usual, but everything was fresh and kept full. Not too crowded, and area was clean.... More

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manav s, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We take great pleasure hosting kind and friendly guests such as yourself. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel, and your new home away from home while visiting your son! More

Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have stayed here twice in the past month. We stayed in a 2 bedroom that is very large. The room was well maintained. They have a breakfast buffet in the morning that has something for everyone. I will most definitely stay here when visiting my son at Ohio State again.

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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

First and foremost, I arrived in Ohio on March 24, 2013. It was a 7,000 plus miles to get to Ohio, over land and sea, covering nine time zones. From my experience at Holiday Inn Express, two staff stood out from the rest which was Mr. Nathan Harmony and Ms. Angie Coe. Coming from an educational institution that provides enrichment... 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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#22 Family Hotel in Columbus #24 Business Hotel in Columbus
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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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