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Varsity Inn OSU North

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in to this motel after being at Riverside hospital (sister in law had brain surgery) for 48 hrs. Going by the reviews it seemed like a pretty good place. Got over there to check in and found out it HAS CHANGED TO A MOTEL 6. so there are no coffee maker, microwave, or a refrigerator. This was disappointing... More 

Thank cindy b
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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in room 116, which has a dinner plate sized hole in the ceiling directly above the shower head. We were warned that there is a "spot" on the ceiling but that management knows it's there and has plans to fix it. It's obviously been there for a long time...and still not fixed. The TV remote didn't work, the... More 

Thank Lesley R
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I have stayed in many different types of motels across the country. Frills are not a necessity. Recently checked in but did not stay with colleagues. These rooms were BAD and we had over 8 rooms reserved! I have my own photos of the moldy bathrooms tub/shower area, dirty sink tops, bug carcasses on the wall and in the picture... More 

5 Thank BeachyGrandma
Griffith, Indiana
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Room reeked of stale cigarette smoke. TV remote did not work. Bathroom exhaust fan made horrendous noise so we took showers in the dark. Oh, and lets not forget the quaint crappy bath towels they provided. I will never stay in this place again. Not even all that convenient if you're going to an OSU game. Much better places to... More 

1 Thank LizardQueen926
Albright, West Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We stayed last Friday night and loved that there were food and shopping options within steps. The room was clean, although it's an older place and shows wear. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and quickly helped us when I said we had forgotten to pack toothpaste. Easy to get in and out of, quiet and safe area. I'd... More 

Thank LocalFoodie_13
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I'm not going to degrade the stay. It was very clean. No breakfast services and they like to tell you at the front desk that there's a $15.00 holding fee on your card then withdraw a total different amount that puts your bank account negative. Then when you call to resolve the situation tell you Noone told you that and... More 

1 Thank Kristina B
Chennai (Madras), India
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Stayed here one night and had to catch a really early flight. The hotel is located close to many fast food restaurants and a really nice Mexican sit down one. The room had two twin beds. The entry to the room was directly from outside. The airconditioning was a bit noisy but effective. The number of charging points next to... More 

Thank Meenakshi S
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This hotel was run down a bit. The bathroom was very small. The drive thru check in was different. She was very nice. It seemed clean enough but because it was old it didn't seem clean. Not sure I would stay here again.

Thank Jill C
Constantine, Michigan
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69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Place was Soso. I don't love hotels that you have to enter the room from the outside but for a one night stay it fit the bill. Our stay on Thursday night was pretty reasonable in terms of price but they jacked up the rates on the weekend so I was glad we had reservations elsewhere, definitely wasn't going to... More 

1 Thank SWilson01
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I had a quick one night stay at this hotel. It was fairly affordable and I got what I expected. The was clean but it did smell like smoke. If you need a cheap place to hang your hat for the night, then this will do.

Thank donjenkinson
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Varsity Inn OSU North

Address: 3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $64 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Varsity Inn OSU North 2*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Varsity Inn Osu North Hotel Columbus
Baymont Inn Columbus Osu
Columbus Baymont Inn
Varsity Inn OSU North Columbus, Ohio
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