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Reviewed August 30, 2016

Check-in was easy, and I was greeted warmly with a tour of the property. Everything was clean and accurate to the listing. Unfortunately, I was only able to spend one night here and not longer. I either missed the check-out procedures or forgot them so I apologize for just leaving the towel & sheets on the bed. If I return...

Thank Nathan M
Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed August 21, 2016

My friend booked us at this hostel. I've never stayed at one before. I really didn't know what to expect, but didn't have high expectations. The dude that checked us in, Rob, was very nice. The place smelled great, there were bikes to rent for free, a clean hot tub, free computer/internet use, clean linens and rooms, clean shower, and...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I stayed in a hostel once before a couple of years ago. Make numerous trips to Columbus to see the events going on! Anyway, always see this option on the travel sites, so decided to check it out for myself! It is one of the coolest places ever with one of the most friendly owners!!! Got there, kind of later...

1Thank Alexis R
Reviewed June 29, 2016

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is truly a gem in the city of Columbus and I have been recommending it to everyone that I know. I visit Columbus every year from Seattle and look forward to staying at the hostel. Not only does it have every amenity you need, it is clean, welcoming, centrally located to OSU campus and in a...

1Thank Genevieve B
Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Was lucky enough to stay in the new tiny cabin on the property. Must say it was an awesome adventure. I'm new overall to the tiny home idea but it was definitely something I would do again. Spent some time in the hostel as well and was very pleased with the overall mood and attitude of not only the staff...

2Thank DeathProofMoose
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I was transitioning to the Columbus area for work and found this gem online. The pricing is reasonable and very fair considering everything you receive while staying at this super clean hostel located in vibrant Columbus, Ohio. Amenities include breakfast, coffee and tea, clean linens and towels, free bikes to ride, high speed Wi-Fi, Netflix, cable, computers, all appliances (even...

3Thank Michael I
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed March 27, 2016

I had a FANTASTIC experience at the Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel. I was in Columbus for a couple days visiting a friend at OSU. I paid about $25/night, but I have to say the hostel is worth more than just $25/night! I could write on and on about all of the amenities of this hostel, but I will try to keep...

1Thank Tatyana T
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed March 18, 2016

My son and I were visiting OSU and stayed at the hostel. We had a great time and really appreciated the accommodations. Robbie is a great host, very helpful and nice to talk with. Do your research and know what you are getting when you book at a hostel. We took Uber most days, which costs us less than $7...

1Thank jeff p
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I have stayed in many hostels, but never one as organized as this. everything you could need for a modest nights stay is provided and obviously available. If you need silverware, the drawer is labeled. If you need laundry soap or toothpaste you pay for it on the honor system. Everything feels welcoming. It is a hostel for sure, the...

1Thank JZMGold
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is a great place to stay; The owner was very kind and the hostel is very clean and nicely decorated. There's also a lot of comforts that you won't find in a hotel (wifi, computers, projector, video games, hot tub, etc) and it is in a relatively safe neighborhood that is close to restaurants and bars....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

Address: 2407 Indiana Ave, Columbus, OH 43202-3109
Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $32 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The automated locks can be loud. Maybe ask for a bed further from doors if you have trouble sleeping. Earplugs are 25 cents”
 of 5 bubbles tatyanat377, Mar 27, 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind a roommate, or 2, any of the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffp236, Mar 18, 2016 | Read review
“The 5 person rooms are split, 2ppl in one section, 3ppl in another”
 of 5 bubbles JZMGold, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Naga_sandeep, Jul 25, 2014 | Read review
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