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“Great place to stay when visiting OSU.” 4 of 5 stars
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Varsity Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1445 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212   |  
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Ranked #92 of 142 Hotels in Columbus
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“Great place to stay when visiting OSU.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2005

I booked a room for my brother and sister-in-law who were in town for a OSU football game.
This is a recently converted Cross Country Inn and thus, all the rooms and common area have been updated. It appears the new owners are taking great strides to make sure it is a good lodging experience. The staff was friendly and the room was well appointed and clean. The outdoor pool area, although not big, is very clean with plenty of towels. Currently, there is no in-room internet, but the Wi-Fi in the lobby is good and strong and if you have a room near the lobby you can pick up a signal.
The location is also a very big plus. The campus/stadium are within walking distance and a Bob Evens and the very nice Buckeye Cafe are next door.
I will continue to recommend this hotel to anyone I know who is coming to Columbus for any OSU event.

  • Stayed September 2005
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1445 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43212
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #92 of 142 Hotels in Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Varsity Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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