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Lima, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bedbugs! When I was leaving there was Orkin truck at a room a few doors down. Dirty bathroom and floors!Worst hotel I have ever stayed in! Here with my mom while receiving treatment at OSU! Very unclean and bathroom was full of dirt and mold! I would not recommend this hotel for a dog! Very noisy not only are people... More 

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Thank Kim S
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

I thank you for your review and apologize for the noise. We do preventative maintenance with Orkin to ensure we do not have a pest issue for our guests. Unfortunately, we do have a railroad directly behind us. I am always available if you would like to discuss the issues with your room. Thank You, Robyn More 

Fombell, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to go to Columbus for my dogs surgery and stayed at Varsity Inn South both times. Extremely satisfied with the front desk and the cleanliness of the room. The bed was very comfortable and we were able to get to sleep quickly since it was quiet. Definitely would recommend it to anyone looking for an inexpensive but very nice... More 

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Thank sharidee66
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

It was my pleasure! I hope all went well with the dogs! Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We look forward to your next visit and I will pass on the Kudos to the team. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another football season still the same issues. We thought we would give this place a second chance mainly because of the location. The front desk staff was friendly but the bathroom was disgusting. We complained and were told nobody was available to clean the bathroom so we were issued a discounted rate. Rates are cheap but filth is not acceptable.

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2 Thank Bucknut54
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

I thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I apologize for the condition of your room and how it was handled. I am available if you would like to discuss this matter in further detail. Cleanliness and guest satisfaction is something I take very seriously and will be looking into this incident. More 

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 1st time staying in Columbus OH and I have to say when I called to see if they had a room I was devastated when he said yes but the check in time was not until 4pm. I had been up since 0300 and the flight had my head and ears hurting so bad it was killing... More 

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Thank desheai24
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and giving us a review. I am glad to hear Craig was able to get you checked in early. Our guest rooms were renovated last year and all our rooms have 40" flat screen TVs. I will pass on the kind words to Craig and staff as we appreciate all feedback. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We love the staff at varsity inn Robin and Tanisha are absolutely amazing!! They meet all of our needs when we stay here while our dad receives cancer treatment!! we would definitely stay again and recommend people here.

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Thank laurasanders30
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review and will pass on the 'kudos' to Tanitia. It has been a pleasure getting to know you and the family. Wish it could be under better circumstances. Look forward to a visit for a vacation instead of James. Robyn More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few nights ago since it's so close to the OSU Hospital. Nothing like the pictures shows. We checked in our room around 9:30 pm. Rooms were a little out dated. And could use a good cleaning. Around 2:30 in the morning we were chased out of our room by BED BUGS!!! Went to front desk to show/... More 

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2 Thank cabe11
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and giving us a review. If you would like I can be reached at the hotel directly to discuss the issues you encountered while we were here. We have recently completed a renovation to the guest rooms and have another phase planned for the vanity and bathroom area. I appreciate all feedback and will... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night we attended a concert, and we'd definitely stay again. Very clean, affordable rooms that have a microwave and fridge. Kind of a party atmosphere in the parking lots, but we were there to party. I will say the visitors weren't overly noisy or obnoxious-just relaxed environment. Only a mile from OSU stadium and within... More 

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1 Thank AmieJenni4
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Amie - Thank for your review and glad to hear you will be staying with us again when in the area. We definitely like to have our guests feel at home but still respectful of others. OSU Stadium is within walking distance as well as shopping and eateries. Robyn More 

Beijing, China
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63 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Not much to say, nor criticize. The beds are of good quality. The A/C was at full blast when we first entered what had become a fridge. Typical motel layout. Typical motel price. Coffee - fairly good - at the reception. Close to OSU.

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Thank Daniel G
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Daniel - Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are certainly close to OSU Campus and Medical Center. I am happy to hear the room was a good temperature. We look forward to your next stay when you are in the area again. Robyn More 

1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

There is absolutely nothing that stands about this place, either good or bad. The "King Study" room was equipped with a coffee pot. The television, all lights and the shower worked, and this is actually a plus. We paid $77 (+17% total taxes) on a Friday night in early May 2016. There is a Bob Evans (Denny's type) restaurant virtually... More 

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Thank Jay H
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Jay - Thank you for your review as we look forward to hearing about guest stays. We are close to OSU and many other areas of Columbus with being centrally located. Bob Evans is a close option and those looking for 'mom and pop' places are just short drive or walk away. Thank you again and we look forward to... More 

Sylvania, Ohio
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76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I just stayed at this motel on Monday May 16, the front desk clerkwhen I checked in that evening was very friendly, she even gave me a king room instead of 2 double like was booked. I walked into my room and was very surprised it was amazingly clean, included a microwave, and fridge, coffeepot, and some wonderful smelling soap... More 

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Thank Beverlie P
var1445, General Manager at Varsity Inn, responded to this review

Beverlie - Thank you for taking the time to share your stay. We have recently finished our first phase of remodeling. We will be getting the bathrooms updated on the next phase. I am happy to hear your room was "amazingly clean" and you enjoyed the "wonderful smelling soap" as I did pick that out when joining this property. We... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Varsity Inn

Address: 1445 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-1449
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $63 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Varsity Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 119
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Varsity Inn Columbus, Ohio
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