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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you're in Athens on business, visiting friends or family, taking in a ball game or enjoying some of the local activities, events or points of interest that abound, the accommodations will easily meet your expectations. I'm in town once per week on business at the University that will encompass the span of 16 months total and plan my stays...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad you've enjoyed your experience thus far at The OU Inn and we look forward to seeing you again during your regular trips to Athens. Cutler's recently updated our menu as we have a new executive chef, so I'm happy to hear you are enjoying the new dishes! Warmest regards, Trevor

Oberlin, Ohio
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed the room, bed, hotel, shower, courtyard, and location finding it all convenient, clean, and pleasant. We thought the prices for midweek were a bit high especially with no included breakfast.

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad you enjoyed the newly renovated guest rooms and bathrooms along with our outside patio area! I do apologize you felt the room rate was too high but hope that if you return to Athens you choose to stay with us again. Kindly, Trevor

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I conduct workshops for existing and potential clients, mostly at hotels and conference centers throughout Central, Eastern and Southeastern Ohio. The OU Inn is by far my favorite facility. The food is always fantastic and prepared on time, every time. The staff is always professional and friendly. Ashley Cook, a member of the banquet staff, always goes out of her...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of the experiences you have had with The OU Inn thus far! We always strive to execute every special event just as the guest expects, so I am truly happy to hear you have had that experience! Ashley is a wonderful asset to our staff and...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is nice. Rooms are clean. Shower is awesome and the location can't be beat. If the non-cleaning staff were organized and effective, it would be the perfect place to stay. I travel a lot. I don't expect too much. I've yet to write the review in which I've complained about a room with a boring view, noisy guests, substandard...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry that your stay with us did not exceed your expectations. Additionally, I do apologize with the confusion and lack of clarity in our billing process and the lack of explanation regarding each charge on your bill. I will address this with front-desk staff and determine why there was so much confusion regarding your bill. I...

Big Pine Key, Florida
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We are locals eating at the Ohio University Inn & Conference Center on frequent occasions. One can always count on getting a good meal here, and at a reasonable price. The help is well trained and pleasant. Be sure to meet Lucy, the young lady tending the bar. She remembers your name and mixes a great drink.

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for dining in our restaurant, Cutler's, and bar, Bunch of Grapes Tavern! Lucy is such a wonderful employee and we love having her on our staff, I am so glad to hear she took wonderful care of you! We look forward to serving you again soon! Best regards, Trevor White

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I sit on the OU Marketing Advisory Board, and went down for a meeting last week. I contemplated staying somewhere off-campus to save a couple shillings, but decided it would be nice to be able to walk to campus, given Athens limited parking availability. I was VERY glad I stayed at the OU Inn. Yes, the rooms were awesome, and...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so glad that you chose to stay with us at The OU Inn and had a wonderful experience at our hotel! Our location is by far the closest to campus, so I am glad you were able to enjoy the short walk up-town! We hope you choose to stay with us again on your next trip...

Reviewed October 24, 2016

We held a post-race luncheon for Team Cinderella (Race for the Cure - Athens, 2016) at your restaurant for the 40 or so team members. This was a catered affair. The food, service and facilities were excellent, and the prices were quite reasonable. I would highly recommend this venue.

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for writing a review of your recent experience at The OU Inn! We are so glad you let us cater your luncheon for such a wonderful cause. We hope to have you dine with us again in the future! Kindly, Trevor

Freeport
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Our fraternity reunion has been going to the OU Inn for many years. Our stories are the same. And the people who tell them have not changed either. What continues to change is the OU Inn and the great staff who help run it. It seems that each time we arrive, new things have happened. This time some of the...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for the wonderful review you wrote of you recent experience at The OU Inn! Kim and Lucy are a star duo in the tavern, so I am glad you appreciated their superb service. Carrie has also been such an asset to have on our team, as she is able to dive into any situation and...

Reviewed October 12, 2016

We came here as part of a rally group that had just finished three days of travel. I found the property to be clean, comfortable and well maintained. All of the staff was super friendly and helpful. I am usually skeptical about eating in hotel restaurants, as they are usually sub-par. However I was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant was refreshingly...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so glad you had such a wonderful visit to Athens and The OU Inn! All of our guest rooms and bathrooms were recently updated along with our patio area receiving several improvements! We hope you have the chance to return to visit us again! Best regards, Trevor

Willoughby, Ohio, United States
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My wife and I spend the weekend at Ohio University staying at the OU Inn. From the moment we walked in the staff was incredibly helpful, friendly and very professional. We had checked in during the early afternoon and decided to grab a bite to eat in the bar area. The Food was awesome, and greatly exceeded my expectations. I...

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Trevor W, Assistant General Manager at Ohio University Inn & Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing such a positive review of your recent stay with us! I hope you had a memorable homecoming and look forward to having you stay with us again in the future! Best, Trevor

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains on the campus of Ohio University, The newly renovated Ohio University Inn & Conference Center in Athens, Ohio is the only full service hotel in the region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ohio University Inn & Conference Center

Address: 331 Richland Ave, Athens, OH 45701-3205
Location: United States > Ohio > Athens
Price Range: $131 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ohio University Inn & Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 139
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“I think all rooms were reasonably convenient... I didn't see any advantage or disadvantage to the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ianmL5596EE, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“You can't miss but I would prefer the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles tonyi473, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“If you're on 2nd floor, get a room closer to lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisM615_13, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Room convenient with patio. We have dogs and it makes a difference having an outside door. Restaurant has excellent food and drink. Always stay at OU INN when visiting our son. ”
 of 5 bubbles pamelap252, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Close walk/cab ride to campus or uptown”
 of 5 bubbles tbuzille, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
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