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“Wonderful!” 4 of 5 stars
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Greenleaf House
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1403 Eastwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43203   |  
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Ranked #15 of 20 Columbus B&B and Inns
NE Ohio
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“Wonderful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2007

We just stayed Saturday night, so I wanted to write this while it's still fresh in my mind. We have stayed at several bed and breakfasts, and Greenleaf House is one of the best! The furniture and rooms were beautiful (in fact, my husband wanted to take a little mouse lamp home as a souvenier), the game room and family room were comfy and full of interesting books and magazines, and Rick and his wife were very pleasant and welcoming. It was a full house the night we stayed and we never heard anyone else. The first we knew of others staying there was in the morning at breakfast. Can't beat the location, convenience, and "homey" feel of Greenleaf House. We will definitely be back.

Stayed February 2007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2006

If you admire the Arts and Crafts movement and style of Frank Lloyd Wright, you'll want to stay at this B&B which was established in 2005 in a thoroughly renovated 1890s home east of Downtown Columbus. It was the perfect place for our getaway weekend as we enjoyed the annual Columbus Arts Fest June 2-4. We were also able to walk to Franklin Park Conservatory just a few blocks away.

The handsome bedrooms, all with private baths, on the second and third floors are distinctly fashioned. We enjoyed the spaciousness of the suite named for Dard Hunter, a designer during the Arts & Crafts period who hailed from Chillicothe, Ohio. The main room has a exceptionally comfortable queen size bed; we utilized the adjoining space with a club chair and desk (as well as a twin daybed and twin trundle) for reading and relaxing. The bathroom is off the main room and has a pedestal tub and shower combination.

Breakfasts are memorable! Owner Rick Smiley was a cook in the Navy and continues as a skilled and inventive chef delighting us with scones, unique omelets, even a Bosc pear baked in a berries and wine sauce. He's so personable and glad to tell guests about how he and his wife (who live a couple blocks away) fixed up the house.

Other pluses include a guest refrigerator with complimentary bottled water and soda, oatmeal soap, hairdryers and alarm clocks and cable TV/DVD ("hidden" in an attractive chest in each bedroom and also availble in a big-screen mode in a common room on the first floor).

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Address: 1403 Eastwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43203
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Columbus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whatever the purpose of your trip to Columbus, let us treat you to friendly and easygoing Midwestern hospitality. Our goal is to create an oasis in the city, a retreat from the hustle and bustle. We are nestled on a quiet, residential street in the Olde Towne East area of downtown Columbus. ... more   less 
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Greenleaf House Columbus, Ohio

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