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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Extremely friendly, warm place to stay. I will stay here again should the need arise in the future. Everything from the cleanliness of the room, to the kindness of the staff was excellent. As a business traveler, this room exceeded my needs with an excellent working space, fridge, microwave oven and coffee maker. It is within walking distance to a...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed staying at this hotel. It had everything I needed for my short business trip including refrigerator and a microwave in my room. It had a nice gym and free breakfast in the morning. It also had room service. My only complaint is that it did not have enough vegetarian and gluten free food options.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Generally a fine property. Staff is very nice. The lobby is modern and inviting but the rooms look to be original. The old fashioned (non digital) thermostat makes temperature control difficult and the carpet is dirty and bleached in spots. Not a bad place, but refreshed rooms would make it great. Food at the bar is also decent for hotel...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a whim drove up to Columbus for New Years. Reserved our room day of with no issues. However, there was a LARGE family reunion going on that night. There was a party downstairs we could hear from our room on the fourth floor. People were yelling in the halls all night and slamming doors. I'm unsure why nothing was...

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommended this hotel to my family because I had stayed there before and it was very nice. However, this trip to the hotel was extremely dissatisfying. There were burn holes in my brothers carpet and stains in mine. We could also smell that someone had smoked in the room. We did complain to the clerk in the morning and...

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williamsburg ,ohio, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean room with helpful staff near OSU. Off peak price near average . Noisy and early house keeping staff and an empty indoor pool on Christmas day were the only issues. The staff worked hard to make what they could right or at least act like they cared-a bounus

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Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place will meet all your requirements and beyond. It's extremely clean and comfortable. Staff is very friendly and willing to go above and beyond what is required of them. I was only here for an overnight stay before a family member's surgery. But it has everything you could possibly need. I highly recommend.

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Huntington, West Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very close to the arena where we had tickets for WWE RAW . The hotel was only a 5 minute drive away from the arena. There several places to eat that you can either walk to or drive to get something to eat.

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Cincinnati, United States
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our stay was greatlly improved by our stay here immensely. We were in town for OSU orientation and it was below zero when we were trying to get around. The front desk, the shuttle drivers and the breakfast staff were tremendous!!! I will definitely stay here again if I need to (and I probably will).

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Reviewed December 4, 2016

When we stayed here, one of us had a night shift schedule, so we needed a place with good blackout curtains. The curtains did well enough, and the staff was courteous enough to put us in a room with windows facing away from the morning sun. We really appreciated that.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area hotel near Ohio State University and Jerome Schottenstein Center, home of Buckeye basketball and ice hockey. Enjoy a convenient location minutes from Short North Arts and Entertainment District, Ohio State University Hospital, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. There are all kinds of attractions near Ohio State University. Bring the kids to experience the Electrostatic Generator at COSI, Center for Science and Industry, or visit Jungle Jack and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Whether you're in Columbus, Ohio on business or to tailgate at the Buckeye's football game, we'll provide a comfortable hotel room near Ohio State University to help you feel at home. Enjoy a comfortable bed, in-room hospitality center, and a flat-screen HDTV. Appreciate features such as complimentary wired and wireless WiFi, a modern fitness center, an indoor pool and free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

Address: 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $123 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 158
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Also Known As:
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Hotel Columbus
Hilton Columbus
Columbus Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Ohio
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
#16 Family Hotel in Columbus
#20 Business Hotel in Columbus
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I always ask for the top floor away from the Elevators and Ice Machines.”
 of 5 bubbles goldenoneOhio, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“I originally asked for connecting rooms and they even were going to arrange that. They are very accommodating to their guests.”
 of 5 bubbles ksherman4753, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from Olentangy Road are quieter, that is, the back side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles N_skier, Jul 15, 2016 | Read review
“Along the river side is nicest. Hotel is set back, so pretty quiet all over.”
  • You can see the Olentangy river and a park to the right middle.
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  • Comfy bed and chair.
  • Clean shower and new curtain
  • Toilet and tiles
  • View from just walking into room area
  • Coffee and mw and fridge area.
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 of 5 bubbles findwine, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in 307 facing front. Would have preferred higher floor for river view, but rooms available were next to the smoking rooms, 501-505.”
 of 5 bubbles LuvsOurTravels, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
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