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

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Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was excellent. Room was up-to-date and bed very comfortable. Hotel was very clean and the service was wonderful. The M&M cookies every afternoon were a treat. I was very satisfied with my stay and would highly recommend it.

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

Dear Guest, We are happy to hear you had a excellent stay with us. Our job is to provide all of our guest with the best service possible. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We know you have a choice when visiting Columbus and thank you for choosing us. Thank you, HIE More 

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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice staff, decent beds, good breakfast, there is a small pool but no hot tub. In the industrial past of town. It totally Smelled like sweaty people in our room and hallway and also in the elevator. Major fail. We would never stay here again.

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

Thanks for your opinions. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your needs and did not live up to your expectations. We take pride in our hotel and in providing a great place to stay for so many guests, and I deeply regret that we let you down. Perhaps you will give us another try in the future so... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been staying here once a year since 2004. We have witnessed only constructive changes in the rooms and the hotel exterior. As for the staff, while there have been changes in personnel over the years, we have never personally found any reason to be dissatisfied. The staff are attentive, accommodating, and most of all, gracious... More 

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

Thank you for your continued patronage of our property. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and I will certainly pass them on to our staff. We know you have a choice when traveling to Columbus and we certainly appreciate your patronage. Best regards, HIE More 

Niagara Falls, NY
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank you for staying with us during your recent visit to Columbus. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and thank you for taking the time to share your review. We look forward to the opportunity of having you as our guest again in the future. Sincerely, HIE More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank mattkristen2001
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 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 July 10, 2016

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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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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95 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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 Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • 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 St, Columbus, OH 43211-1034
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $114 - $233 (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
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#26 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
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