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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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Escanaba
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 Thank Melody C
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 

Jamaica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Friendly staff, comfortable beds, good wifi! Candee and June provide service with a warm smile and friendly demeanor. Thanks for making the breakfast atmosphere so lovely! Keep up the good work:). One love

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2 Thank rileyb19
AmineBoukili, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear rileyb19, We want to thank you for your wonderful remarks about our breakfast hostesses. They will surely be recognized for their amazing work they do for us. We are happy you were able to enjoy all aspects of our cozy little hotel and hope to see you again soon!! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Clean comfortable accommodations, close proximity to Coffey field, we were able to go back to hotel between games. Great breakfast provided with very charming ladies making sure everything was full at all times.

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

Dear jddm, Thank you for your wonderful remarks and your 5 star rating of our hotel. We will definitely make sure our breakfast hostesses are recognized for giving such impeccable service. It makes us very happy to hear our guests enjoy their stay. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Ohio
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160 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I wanted a room with two queen beds. What I got for the same price was 2 rooms, one with a King bed and the other with a queen bed and a sofa bed and a kitchen. The rooms were clean and the beds comfortable. We were really pleased with this Holiday Inn. Breakfast was good with enough tables. Two... More 

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

Dear Ayrshirefarmer, Thank you for your wonderful remarks about our hotel! We are so very pleased to receive a 5 star rating from you. We will definitely make sure our breakfast hostesses and front desk staff are recognized for their good work. We are happy to hear that we are your new "go-to" hotel! Hope to see you soon!! More 

Columbus, Georgia
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

There are all types of Holiday Inns. This one's a good one. Newly remodeled rooms, everything works as advertised, including a great shower. And did I mention the breakfast? Outstanding. Nice, professional front desk staff. Would rebook when I return to Columbus.

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1 Thank Rob S
Christina M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Rob, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience here. We look forward to hositng you again the next time you're in the OSU area. Kindest regards, Christina Mansfield General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: $124 - $367 (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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