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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at this hotel many times while I'm recruiting at Ohio State. When I went to leave the hotel for my trip home this week, the battery in my rental car was dead. The gentleman at the front desk took my car keys and jumped by car. He then pulled the car around and loaded my bag for me.... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed with this hotel. It was very clean and the staff took a vested interest in my visit. Based on the other hotels in the area, it was a good value and the staff was very pleasant. Highly recommended for a business trip or family trip

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in for a night, and as we arrived on the top floor we noticed the smell of paint and obvious renovation going on. (There was a sign in the lobby warning us.) I did wonder about if the smell would be noticed in the room. Oddly, when we walked into the room there was no paint smell ...... More 

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Thank BBailey182
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear BBailey182, First of all thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for giving us four stars we really appreciate it. I do apologize about the renovation that is part of our continued commitment to enhance our property and service. I'm happy to let you know that all the work has been completed. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit in about a month. We really appreciate the cleanliness of this hotel. It is under some renovations but that didn't get in our way at all. We appreciate that they are upgrading. The room was very comfortable. We especially enjoy the "in the room" jacuzzi. Has the amenities we want. Fridge and microwave in room.... More 

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Thank Marcia G
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Marcia G, Wow! I think you covered all the bases. Thank you so much for saying such wonderful things about our hotel and for taking the time to write a review. I am very pleased you had such a wonderful stay with us and look forward to seeing you the next time you are in town. More 

Escanaba
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Renovations going. Full price should not be charged when place is smelly and messy. Place not very well run. Trash cans were all overflowing. Smoking was allowed and encouraged by placement of butt receptacle just outside front door. Very unpleasant entering and exiting. Not up to HI Express standards. I'm a long time high points rewards member. I paid cash... More 

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Thank cjshroll
IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear cjshroll, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay with us. We give the utmost importance to our guest comments as they help us improve and continually provide the best guest experience possible. We are truly sorry for falling short of your expectations due to the unpleasant smell, the condition of the trashes and... More 

Ohio
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Stayed here while at the State Fair. Located just north of OSU. Very clean with new updates still in progress. Room was nice & was one that had been updated. Nice tub/shower, Fridge & coffee machine. Super nice towels & comfy bed. Price about right. AC unit pretty noisy. Breakfast was very average & never changes but you can find... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We booked a room for an overnight stay for the state fair, and the hotel staff and amenities were wonderful! The bedding was comfortable, the breakfast was plentiful, and the general manager got us some perks for the fair as well. This hotel was clean, put together, and overall impressive. Good job Holiday Inn!

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AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Melody C, Wow! I think you covered all the bases thank you so much for saying such wonderful things about our hotel and for taking the time to write a review. I am very pleased you had such a wonderful stay with us and look forward to seeing you the next time you are in town. Amine Boukili General... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel on Expedia for a short trip to see a soccer game at The Horseshoe. It's a standard Holiday Inn that was undergoing some work at the time. The room was clean. The staff friendly. My biggest issue here is the pool. My son and his friend wanted to swim. The minute we walked in my eyes... More 

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Thank Shannon H
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Shannon H, We are saddened to hear of your son's ear infection and he was in so much pain. We have spoken with our Chief Engineer on the issue of the pool chemicals and he is checking the logs for any discrepancies for us. We wish him a speedy recovery and hope that he will continue to love swimming!... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

I thought I will get a suite. As usual, when you buy it through priceline or Hotwire you dont get a good room. The room was ugly and smelled bad, I reported to the front office and nothing was done Cute swiming pool and jacuzzi, with tiny towels Breakfast with big assortment but very low quality. New for me: pancake... More 

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Thank snipelis
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear snipelis, Thank you for leaving a candid review about our hotel on TripAdvisor. We value each feedback as this will allow us to identify the areas that may benefit from our additional attention. It is disheartening to know that your experience was not as pleasant as it should have been. I am sorry for the issues you had with... More 

Orange County, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The hotel provided shuttle or taxi service (if the shuttle was unavailable at the requested time) within a 2 mile radius of the hotel to campus during the conference week. This was convenient to still leave the hotel without having to pay Uber or Lyft. All the Uber and Lyft drivers missed the entrance to the hotel, so you may... More 

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Thank J T
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear J T, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell the world about our hotel. We love when people come to our hotel and have an amazing stay. I do hope if you are back in the area again you stop by and spend the night with us. Consider this your home away from home! See you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the Holiday Inn Express & Suites located right outside of downtown Columbus, in the heart of the Ohio State University! This is an upscale luxurious hotel with every amenity you can think of. We offer a free extended hot breakfast as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

Address: 3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1516
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $132 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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#24 Business Hotel in Columbus
#24 Family Hotel in Columbus
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