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Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   701 E Hudson Street, Columbus, OH 43211
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Ranked #40 of 140 Hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan R Niskayuna, New York
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Niskayuna, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good breakfast, clean. Very friendly staff at desk and very nice people who cleaned rooms. Option to save and go green by not having sheets, towels changed out and to get points instead. Carpeting is my only criticism--outdated and pretty dated in halls especially. Our room had stains on the carpet. But for what it cost to stay there I... More

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Jan R., Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with us! I am so happy to see that you found your accommodations comfortable. I am so sorry to read that you found your room and carpet a bit outdated although I am thrilled to announce that our hotel is working on finalizing... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No complaints at all. Very clean room. The bed was very comfortable Staff very friendly. Will stay here again next time traveling through Columbus. Easy on and off the expressway. Outstanding job staff, keep up the good work.

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Deuce48, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with us! I am thrilled to see that you found your accommodations clean and comfortable. Our service team is out of this world and I am so excited to share your kind words with my staff! On behalf of all of us here at... More

Niles, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy access from highway. Excellent customer service, the front desk was quick and helpful. Hassle free check in and check out. Even though aged the property is very clean and well maintained. Room were spacious, comfortable beds, and very quite (no noise). Having a microwave in the room helped warm up food and eat in the comfort of the room... More

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Anshuman S, We appreciate you taking the time to review your most recent stay at our hotel with us! I am so happy to see that our friendly staff and clean, comfortable accommodations helped add value to your stay! Here at the Holiday Inn Express - Ohio State Fair our guest satisfaction is our highest priority and I am so... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

traveled with family on 2 day drive. Stayed here one night each direction good pool for kids, good restaurants nearby. Hotel was extremely clean and very quiet. close to highway and a gas station close to fuel up before a drive

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

atkfretless, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our hotel with us (and the world)! I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! I am also happy to see that our clean accommodations and convenient location helped make your stay with us more memorable. On behalf of my entire team and I, thank you... More

Lakeville, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Over all the property looks ok. Kind of loud with the traffic from the highway. The shower head was moldy. Gross. Then I find the desk drawer full of condiments and old fortune cookies. Needless to say, first and last stay at this property.

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

H20joe, Thank you for leaving us feedback about your recent stay with us. Please allow us to apologize for the over-all challenges you had and any inconvenience you may have encountered that did not live up to your expectations. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary actions... More

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was a nice Hotel to live in. If there was anything I could complain about it would be that the walls are a little thin. Other than that this place was excellent in all areas. Lots of restaurants around and a Wal-Mart. No complaints her.

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Kenyatta O. Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel! I am so happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! On behalf of my entire team and I we appreciate your business and look forward to hosting you again soon! Trusha, Manager More

Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great location to the Ohio State Fairgrounds. The check in was smooth, and receptionist was very polite. Interesting thing was that she stressed that the hotel was a smoke free hotel. Unfortunately, when we walked into our room, there was a very strong smell of cigarettes. I did mention it to the front desk, and they apologized, and did offer... More

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

dholub, Thank you for leaving us feedback about your recent stay with us. Please allow us to apologize for the over-all challenges you had and any inconvenience you may have encountered that did not live up to your expectations. The feedback we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary actions... More

New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I needed a place to stay while attending a wedding. We found the staff very accomodating and the service excellent. Great breakfast. Clean rooms. East access to Columbus. Great staff. A perfect choice.

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

NewJerseyJer, Thank you so much for choosing our hotel while in town for your wedding celebrations! I am so happy to see that our friendly staff, and clean, comfortable accommodations helped make your stay with us more enjoyable. On behalf of my entire team and I we appreciate your business and look forward to hosting you again soon! Trusha, Manager More

Holt, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I attended the Good Guys Car Show last weekend - the hotel is 1 1/2 mile away from the Expo Center which makes it so convenient for us to get in and out of the car show. The hotel was clean, had great breakfast and the most wonderful staff. I have to mention the very friendly Emily... More

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Priscilla L., I am beyond thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel! I am excited to share your kind words with my entire team, especially Emily! I am also happy to see that you enjoyed our annual Good Guys BBQ. We really appreciate you coming out and grilling with us! Thank you again for your generous review and... More

Morganton, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This hotel is pretty much the standard that all hotels should strive to meet. The room was clean, the staff was friendly, it had a nice pool, there was a good full hot breakfast, and it was easy on-off access to the interstate. This hotel was perfect for us as we were just traveling through on a long road trip... More

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

afordham91, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel with us. I am so happy that you found your stay clean, clean comfortable and friendly! I am sorry to see that you had a poor experience at a previous hotel but I am glad that we were able to make up for that... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center

Address: 701 E Hudson Street, Columbus, OH 43211
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Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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