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Varsity Inn OSU North

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
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Ranked #78 of 140 hotels in Columbus
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ohio City, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 3 nights while a family member was in Riverside Hospital. We found this motel more than adequate for our needs. Beds were comfy, the room had a small refrigerator and microwave. Not the kind of place I usually stay in d/t being a motel with doors to the outside, but I felt safe here. Walking distance to... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stay here when we come to the doctor at Riverside. They give a hospital discount. It is a simple but CLEAN place to stay for the night. We always stay here. No frills but it is a nice place for the night. It has a pool which is nice. It also has a small workout room.

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Garden City, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I blocked off 5 rooms for my family as well as referred a couple more people that we're coming down to stay here for my sons graduation from pharmacy school. The carpets were dirty, the rooms were not together....and my brother found a roach trap, full of roaches. I had no idea that this was even a motel....the picture on... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Quiet and clean location right near OSU football staduim for cheap! Lloyd at the front desk was hospitable and helpful on the phone and in person. I was towing a car behind a pickup truck, and he confirmed there would be ample parking. I pulled in late (en route across the US), had a clean room, and was very pleased... More

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Dump...no other words to describe this place. My family stayed here 2/13/14 in order to accompany family member for surgery at RIverside. No hot water,had to heat water in microwave! Carpet was nasty,lights missing,no clock in room,sink would not hold water,had to use ice bucket to wash faces. And this was the second room,the first room was even worse! Do... More

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Marietta, Ohio
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I recently spent 2 unexpected weeks in Columbus with family member. Varsity in was very accommodating. The room was nice and clean. It was quite. The price was great and with it being very close to Riverside hospital, it was perfect. I would stay there again even if I did not have a family member in the hospital. The only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I have stage 3 cancer. We stay at this hotel every time we come to Columbus for chemotherapy. The rooms are very clean and the staff is very friendly. They always make us feel welcome. We appropriate the relationship between The American Cancer Society and The Varsity Inn.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

While this is an older motel, all we care about is the cleanliness, bed comfort, quiet environs and good shower. This had it all. It's a no-spare-parts-or-frills kind of place. We stayed there the night before my total knee replacement to be in close proximity to Riverside. We were very pleased with this stay.

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Arlington, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

This was perfect for the price and worked wonderfully for the time we needed to spend at Riverside Hospital. The price was so appreciated. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We would stay there again even if we didn't have to go to the hospital. Our room was clean both times we stayed there. We have absolutely no complaints.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Varsity Inn OSU North was a clean and friendly place for my team over over 80 kids 12-18 to stay. I was initially concerned that every door faced the outside, but they did have a security guard that went around all night and it is located in a nice area. There was absolutely no problems with our stay, and... More

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Address: 3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Varsity Inn OSU North 2*
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Also Known As:
Varsity Inn Osu North Hotel Columbus
Baymont Inn Columbus Osu
Columbus Baymont Inn
Varsity Inn OSU North Columbus, Ohio

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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