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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1445 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212
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Varsity Inn
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Ranked #91 of 141 Hotels in Columbus
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Flatwoods, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

close to osu hospitial, resturants like bob evans an wendy an speedway an malls. very curtious staff. very comfortable beds. has microwave an med size fridge. nice an clean rooms. an they give discount if you have a love one at or going to osu hospitial. highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here an ohio state event. Can't beat the cost - this is far from a high quality hotel but beds are comfortable, showers are hot, nice flat screen tvs, and room was very clean. No breakfast but Bob Evans is just next door. Only downside is train very close to one section of rooms. Next time I'll request... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The good: It's located near the OSU hospital. The staff is super friendly. The rooms are clean. The beds are more like what you would see in a more expensive hotel...very comfy. The bad: is not that bad. The walls are a bit thin in that we could hear what was going on in the next room - which was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I think the first mistake may have been booking the South location rather than the north. It was a good location which is walkable to dining, shopping, and the 'Shoe. Very old-school and bare-bones. Sleeping area was clean but the bathroom was not. For $125 a night, I will stay at a more distant, nice hotel with a shuttle to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have seen cleaner bathrooms at a campground. This place is going downhill. I have stayed here for football games many times. I just can't accept filthy bathrooms. I'm going find a different hotel for the games.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My girl friend and stay there Sat Nov I woke up at 6:00 am with a bug crawling across my arm in bed ...I killed it ..we shower and left Immediately. ...I showed it to the front desk lady and she just looked at me like so...never apologized or nothing....so for a 139 dollar rate don't do it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Varsity Inn is the old kid on the block, so don't stay here if you want a brand new facility, but for half the price of the newbies you will get a very comfortable clean bed, a microwave, and a surprisingly large refrigerator (which hummed me to sleep each night). If you want the U district, you can't beat... More 

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Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My brother & i Stayed there while our mom was in Riverside Hospital. We got a reduced rate through them. Glad it was reduced and was split by brother & me. The carpet was about 50 years old as was the chair to set in. No continental breakfast. Think twice before staying there !!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed for the OSU-Va. Tech game. This is probably the closest hotel to the stadium other than the Blackwell. The front desk lady was professional and nice. The rooms are getting run down and need new TVs. We have been staying here for many years for football games and have always liked this location, but the rooms need some... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a great hotel for attending activities at Ohio State. The easy check in/out is done at a bank-style drive through window. Our room was nicely furnished with two double beds. Other amenities include a desk, cable television, wi-fi, coffee maker, hair dryer, dressing area with a sink, and a bathroom with a toilet and tub/shower combo. The only... More 

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Address: 1445 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Varsity Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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