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Varsity Inn OSU North

3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night and had to catch a really early flight. The hotel is located close to many fast food restaurants and a really nice Mexican sit down one. The room had two twin beds. The entry to the room was directly from outside. The airconditioning was a bit noisy but effective. The number of charging points next to... More 

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Butler
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This hotel was run down a bit. The bathroom was very small. The drive thru check in was different. She was very nice. It seemed clean enough but because it was old it didn't seem clean. Not sure I would stay here again.

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Constantine, Michigan
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Place was Soso. I don't love hotels that you have to enter the room from the outside but for a one night stay it fit the bill. Our stay on Thursday night was pretty reasonable in terms of price but they jacked up the rates on the weekend so I was glad we had reservations elsewhere, definitely wasn't going to... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I had a quick one night stay at this hotel. It was fairly affordable and I got what I expected. The was clean but it did smell like smoke. If you need a cheap place to hang your hat for the night, then this will do.

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chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

this is a very close and inexpensive place to stay for any events at ohio stadium. rooms were clean and satisfactory for a short stay and the price was very reasonable. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to attend an event nearby.

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COLUMBUS, OHIO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

we live in Columbus but was going to a Rolling Stones concert so wanted to avoid traffic and stay at a hotel where we could walk to the concert. Not to be conceited or anything but we normally stay at Hiltons or Marriotts so it had been awhile since we stayed at an older inexpensive no frills hotel. This is... More 

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

When we booked on Expedia for Varsity....did not know there are two locations. I thought we were going to south location, nicer area, better restaurants and shopping. We wound up at North location. I will say room was clean. Smelled moldy.Comfy beds slightly smaller double beds. Bring your own pillow if you can. Air temperature hard to regulate. We needed... More 

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Chaiyaphum, Chaiyaphum, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The Varsity Inn OSU North is set off the road and located on 3246 Olentangy River Road which is a major North-South road near the OSU Campus and parallels SR-315. Although an older hotel, it is well maintained but often being repaired, so if your room has a problem - i.e. poor cable reception, non-working phone, etc. - just tell... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I needed to stay one night after picking my daughter up from OSU at the end of the semester. I was looking for someplace convenient, safe, clean, and inexpensive. My husband has stayed here and recommended it, and it was priced well. The hotel provided what I was looking for, and the front desk staff were very pleasant. (Only negative:... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Have stayed at this property several times over a number of years as I have had 2 kids attend OSU. Usually a clean, quality room for a very reasonable rate, generally the least expensive of the hotels on the main strip of Olentangy River Road. Very disappointing stay this time. Carpets were stained, ceiling had large water leak stains over... More 

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