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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

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Niagara Falls, NY
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

okay hotel .older hotel could use updating but was clean and staff was very helpful. breakfast was ok.wendy across the parking lot for late arrivals.i may not use this hotel next time when compare prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We was a little nervous about staying here after reading a few reviews. But we was assured there was security at night. We never felt unsafe upon arriving or leaving Staff is very friendly and helpful. We was promptly given our room upon arrival. Our room was clean. We was not able to enjoy much of their breakfast since it... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our property for your recent visit to Columbus. I am very happy to hear we were able to provide you a great night rest in a clean, comfortable room and I will certainly pass on your kind words to our staff. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to the opportunity of having you as our... More 

Canton, Ohio
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66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is okay. It could really use some updating. There isn't anything that makes it bad or unsafe. The facility is just showing the years of use. The staff was great from the time I checked in until I left. The breakfast was nice and typical for Holiday Inn Express. There is an indoor pool which I did not... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our property during your recent visit to Columbus. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed the great proximity of our hotel to all the great Columbus attractions. We know you have a choice when traveling and thank you for choosing us. We look forward to having you as our guest again soon. Best regards, HIE More 

Marietta, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before I list the negatives, let me commend the staff for being friendly, and mention that the breakfast had a nice selection of bagels and muffins (And great staff). That said, I think this is the worst value for a Holiday Inn Express I've ever visited. First impression was a bit of surprise that it's located at the edge of... More 

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Thank Laura P
General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our property. I do apologize for any inconvenience you experienced during your stay and I will certainly be looking into these issues to correct. We value feedback from our customers to continually improve our property. Thank you again for sharing. Sincerely, HIE Columbus More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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93 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

It's not in a neighborhood to stroll around, but I certainly wouldn't call it sketchy. Next to a Wendy's & convenience store- with perfect proximity to I-71, and a quick left turn to campus, Short North, or the arena (I was in town for a concert). Incredibly convenient site, exceptional staff, lovely free hot breakfast buffet, & free wifi. My... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your recent stay to Columbus. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and thank you for your kind words. We know you have a choice when traveling and look forward to having you as our guest again on a future visit. Sincerely, HIE More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Stayed here for one night while in Columbus for a business trip. The hotel roomneeded updating, and there were a few loose tiles in the bathroom, but the room itself was very clean and beds were really comfortable. Breakfast was really good. The staff was outstanding. Samantha at the front desk was so friendly and helpful, and the manager came... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our property for your recent trip to Columbus. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and I will definitely let Samantha know how much you appreciated her. We know you have a choice when you travel and truly appreciate your patronage. Please come back and see us again the next time you visit the Columbus, Ohio area. Sincerely,... More 

Dayton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This hotel offers clean rooms, comfortable beds, and a friendly staff. It is minutes away from downtown Columbus and area hospitals. The only downside is that there are not a lot of restaurant choices nearby, just a Wendy's .

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your recent trip to Columbus. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and thank you for your patronage. We look forward to having you as our guest again in the future. Best regards, HIE More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I am surprised to see some of the things written about this location after visiting here myself on business. I visit this location at least once a year for business because of the consistent service and the constant improvement they make to their location. I am always greeted and recognized as not only a rewards member but also as a... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you Holden for your excellent review of our property. We sincerely appreciate your patronage over the years and thank you for recommending us to your colleagues. Our goal is to provide a great nights rest at an affordable rate and I will am happy we are able to consistently provide this for you. Safe travels and we look forward... More 

Covington, Kentucky
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100 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

First off BEWARE of this hotel as it is in perhaps the worst area of town I have ever seen a holiday inn located. To call it sketchy would be an understatement a more accurate assessment is it is in the ghetto. Needless to say there are no places to eat in the area so be prepared to drive. I... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. Our property is centrally located near many of the areas biggest draws including OSU, Ohio State Fair Grounds and many more and our property is very safe. I do apologize for housekeeping walking in on you and I will certainly address your issue with the manager. Thank you for sharing. Sincerely,... More 

Pittsburgh
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Check in was a breeze. Didn't make a note of who the woman was that checked us in (maybe Samantha? long blonde hair) but she was extremely pleasant and helpful. In no time we were off to our room, which was very nice. A little TLC with wallpaper peeling would be nice but had no effect on our stay. We... More 

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us during your recent stay in Columbus. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your feedback I will be sure to pass it on to our staff. We know you have a choice when traveling to our area and thank you for choosing us. Please come back... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel features complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, breakfast bar, indoor pool, fitness room and a meeting room. We also feature a variety of suite rooms including Jacuzzi and executive suites. The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel is located 1/2 mile from the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds, Crew Stadium, and Ohio Historical Society as well as 1.3 miles from The Ohio State University. Our hotel is less than 5 minutes from downtown Columbus, the Columbus Convention Center and the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) is a short 10 minute drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

Address: 701 E Hudson Street, Columbus, OH 43211
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $119 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Hotel Columbus
Holiday Inn Columbus
Holiday Inn Express Columbus
Columbus Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center Columbus, Ohio
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
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