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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

2.5 of 5 701 E Hudson Street, Columbus, OH 43211
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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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Deerfield, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am looking forward to the semi apologetic response from the hotel's general manager. I get how social media works. Negative revew, respond letting us all know how much you value our feedback, nothing changes and you hope to earn points with prospective travelers. I stayed at this location at the end of January, 2015. I can certainly overlook the... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two things I look for in a hotel; a clean room and good customer service. Jess and Earle went above and beyond for the latter! I checked in late (after 9pm) and had no trouble getting in my room in a timely manner. They advised me where I could get food within a reasonable distance. My room was... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review in regards to your recent stay at our property. We know you have a choice when traveling and truly appreciate your patronage to the Holiday Inn Express. I am very happy to hear that our staff was able to meet and exceed your expectations and I will be sure to... More 

New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
54 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located a 10-minute drive from downtown Columbus, we had a good overall stay here. The room was large with a comfortable bed and two types of pillows - soft or firm. We also had a flat screen, refrigerator and microwave. The bathroom had good water pressure and hot water. Everything was clean. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to stay in our hotel. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed our great room amenities and complimentary breakfast during your stay. We take great pride in meeting and exceeding our customers expectations and I am very happy to hear we accomplished this for you. I will be sure to pass on your... More 

New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the record, the property is decent--a bit frayed around the edges, but fine--and the king bed room was good and spacious, with a fridge, coffee maker, and a good bed. Not the greatest neighborhood. And an 11 a.m. check-out time, which immediately says to me, "Screw the guest". Now, does no staff member talk to other staff members? I... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your comments in regards to your recent stay at our property. Please accept our deepest apologies regarding your late checkout and I will be sure to address this issue with the staff. I hope you will choose to stay with us again in the future and be assured this was an isolated incident and... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here over a week day while the kids were on Christmas break. Very clean spacious rooms with a nice fridge and microwave. Warm pool and nice exercise area. Again, impressively clean. Rooms up to date with nice LG LCD TVs and modern decor. Breakfast was the best I've had in a long time for a free, included breakfast. Scrambled... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review in regards to your recent visit to our property. We know you have a choice when you travel and we greatly appreciate your business. Customer feedback is very important to us and please know that I will be sharing your comments with our staff. Please come see us again should your travels... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The price was decent and the amenities were great. The hotel was quiet and welcoming. As a member of the IHG rewards club, my name was listed in the lobby and it made me feel important. The pool was clean and warm and the breakfast was delicious. The beds were comfortable and the staff was friendly. Would definitely stay here... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that you had a pleasant experience following your most recent visit with us. We take pride in providing top-notch quality service at a very reasonable price. Our staff is trained to attend to your needs and I am happy to hear we accomplished this for you. Our hotel is also ideally situated to the... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This hotel is in need of an upgrade. While it did offer free Wi-Fi, the room suffered from poor lighting and a limited amount of electrical outlets, most of which were used by the TV, lamps, etc. I don't expect peeling wallpaper and carpet trim that is obviously stapled to the base of the wall (with staples showing) to be... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. However, It is disheartening to learn of some of the maintenance issues you encountered. Guest feedback is very important to us so please know your comments have been passed on to the proper departments to be addressed. We thank you very much... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Location is close to OSU but some of the people walking around outside were questionable. The staff was very pleasant at check in. We stayed in room 205. The bedding was nice and the options of both firm and soft pillows was nice. There is a hairdryer, coffeemaker, and fridge in the room. I am a stickler about cleanliness no... More 

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General M, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in regards to your recent visit to our property. Guest feedback is very important to us as we are always looking for ways to improve our customer experience. I have passed on your comments to both our Housekeeping and Maintenance staff and I thank you for including a room numbers... More 

Oak Point, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Really liked this hotel. It meets all your basic needs plus a little. For the price, it's a great value. Funny how the location is a positive and a negative. It's very convenient to the Congress fairgrounds but the surrounding businesses are not compatible with a HI. The police were arresting someone at the Wendy's next door just this afternoon... More 

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General M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Customer feedback is very important to us and I will be sure to pass on your comments to our staff. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to you visiting us again. Best regards, Holiday Inn More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stayed at the Holiday Inn Express for the All American Quarterhorse Congress this week for one night. The staff was very friendly and the hotel was very clean and kept up. The room itself was very well, small imperfections (the wallpaper was peeling from the wall) but otherwise very nice. The bed linen appeared to be cleaned, the bathroom was... More 

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holidayinnexpress00, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Tom_from_CLE, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at our hotel! I am thrilled to see that our service team and clean accommodations helped make your stay with us more memorable! On behalf of my entire team and I thank you for your business and we look forward to hosting you again for next years Congress! Trusha, Manager More 

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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 & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Hotel Columbus
Holiday Inn Columbus
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