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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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Fairfield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This was an excellent place to stay, no only was it within walking distance of the Schottenstein Center, and if the weather had been better, we would definitely have walked there, but it was clean and the staff (all the staff) were friendly and so willing to make our stay a pleasant one. This was the cleanest Holiday Inn Express... More 

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

Terrance, Thank you so much for your kind words. You are appreciated! It was our absolute pleasure to host you and your family during your stay. We hope to see you again the next time your in the Columbus, Ohio area. More 

Thomaston, Connecticut, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My mom was in Riverside Hospital which was right around the corner from the hotel - which was very convenient. The staff was excellent. The price was right! The bed was very comfortable, the room was clean, breakfast was great. It was one of the nicer Holiday Inn Express hotels we've stayed in. Coffee etc.... 24 hours. Free cookies in... More 

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

Antoinette, Thank you for your kind words! It is always unfortunate when family members are admitted to a hospital, but we are so glad we could make your time in Columbus a little more enjoyable. Next time you are in Columbus we look forward being your choice in hotels. More 

Shah Alam, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I went there last week ...the staff was super friendly and very nice ..the room is very clean and comfy. .it's a very strategic location..there's a bus stop across the street. .breakfast tasted really nice too !!

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

Vivian, Thank you so much for your kind words. You are appreciated! It was our pleasure to host you during your stay. We hope to see you again the next time your in the Columbus, Ohio area. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I reserved one of their suites for my 87 year-old aunt during Christmas week. She had stayed there two years ago and really enjoyed her stay. As far as I could tell, the place shows no wear and tear after two years. Her room was spacious and on the 7th floor because I asked for a room that would be... More 

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

Karen, Happy New Year to you and your family! Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy the hotel was still up to your aunts standards, we always do our best to keep everything fresh and new. We look forward to your future visits in Columbus to enjoy our hot breakfast buffett! More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I don’t like to be surprised when I travel and this hotel was exactly what I was looking for. Clean, quiet comfortable rooms, friendly efficient staff and a good location are what you’ll find here. I’ve stayed three three weeks here and getting ready to start my fourth week at the HIE property.

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

We are thrilled to hear we are exactly what you want when looking for a hotel to stay at in Columbus. As you mentioned you stay with Holiday Inn Express regularly, I hope you are a Rewards Member so you can earn points for staying with us, if you are not please let us know when you arrive next so... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We had a mediocre experience with our first stay at this hotel and were unhappy with the way we saw management and staff interact with customers. They were not very helpful and we found their attitude to be rather rude compared to other HI properties we frequent. Because of our loyalty to the HI brand, we decided to give the... More 

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

Dear Sue A, First of all, thank you very much for your recent stay at our hotel. We are so sorry to hear about your experience with us. We’d like to obtain some additional detail regarding your experience so we have sent you a private message. We hope to have the honor of serving you again should your travels bring... More 

Bowling Green, Ohio
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
21 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Excellent desk staff, immaculate room and fair pricing. Located close to OSU campus with easy access to any part of Columbus. This hotel would be convenient for catching OSU sporting events, although the area is always congested on football Saturdays.

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

Thank you for the GREAT review! We appreciate our guests! And reading "a perfect stay" assures us we are doing all that we can to ensure your stay with us at Holiday Inn Express - OSU meets and exceeds your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again More 

Palm Harbor, Fl
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We have stayed in many hotels in the Columbus area from upscale to Hamptons and Holiday Inns. This by far was our best experience. The staff was superb! Front desk, housekeeping were extraordinary! Kudos to the G.M. of this hotel. I requested a room in quite area of the hotel as I am a light sleeper and we go to... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Friendly staff. Friendly greeting leaving/arriving at the hotel. Fresh breakfast (eggs were actually pretty good). Clean room. Easy access to main road. Reasonable price. Nothing negative to say about my stay at the hotel.

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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The staff on Sat. Dec. 14 and Sun. Dec. 15, 2013 was very diligent and helpful, especially the women working in the breakfast room. Even with all the guests packed in fairly tight and hustling to get our breakfast, coffee, etc., they kept up the pace of restocking, helping with the pancake machine, getting utensils, and keeping the whole place... More 

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

Dear M B, Thank you for providing us with a very considerate review and for staying with us. We strive to provide our guests with an extraordinary experience and we are pleased to have the opportunity to do that for you during your visit with us. We truly appreciate your comments regarding our staff as we pride ourselves on excellent... 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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#23 Family Hotel in Columbus
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