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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area
Ranked #19 of 145 Hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 23, 2013

The last two years, I have had to stay in hotels for a total of seven months. I was disgusted or barely satisfied with all of them. then I was rescued in Brownsvillle, Texas after having to leave my other hotel at 2:30 in the morning. So far, I have stayed in three Hiltons since then and don't think I will ever stay anywhere else!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed at this hotel and should have had a nicer experience. The room, hotel and reception area and restaurant are really nice. The beds were really comfortable and it had nice furnishings. However, the air conditioner was smelly with a musty almost moldy odor and the windor was sealed shut so we couldn't air out the room. We were just too tired to go and ask to change rooms and deal with it. The hotel is too nice to have such crappy ac units and the room could have been cleaner (carpet was dirty and bathroom which had a bit of that pink mold in the shower corners and smelled a little of urine--not filthy but a little questionable). Itwas close to the university which was why we stayed there. My guess is that probably there are some nice rooms there, but we didn't get one. Nice, but kind of a "meh" experience.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

This hotel is a great place to stay for your trip to Columbus! It is close to the University. The hotel lives up to the Hilton standard and the employees and staff are great. Room was comfortable and clean. Coffee was actually very good from the room. Air conditioner was a little difficult to control though. I would recommend this facility for business or leisure.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Julie D
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

The hotel is well maintained, the staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is great for access to the Country Living Fair. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The lobby and dining area are beautifully decorated and the staff in these areas are extremely efficient and always smiling!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our stay was a very short fuse arrangement. We were in Columbus for a visit to a hospital. We drove down to the Columbus area and did a walk-in request on an OSU game weekend. We received a roomwithout a problem. I was very impressed with the staff and faciliyies.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Thank John D
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

We always stay here for football game but this one took a very unexpected turn. My mom had a heart attack at the game and my stay was unexpectedly extended! My stay was seamlessly extended despite a full house. The shuttle to me to/from the hospital and Gayle in the restaurant took extra special care of me by helping me take a treat to my mom & checking on us to make sure everything was ok. I am so grateful to all.

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Reviewed September 13, 2013

Overall good value for proce of room. Clean, spacious, safe and friendly. Modest accomodations, and good proximity to resturants and local attractions. More appealing to business travelers, who need access to Business district

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Tyrone S
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Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

Address: 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519
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Location: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Columbus
#14 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
#20 Business Hotel in Columbus
Price Range: $127 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 158
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area hotel near Ohio State University and Jerome Schottenstein Center, home of Buckeye basketball and ice hockey. Enjoy a convenient location minutes from Short North Arts and Entertainment District, Ohio State University Hospital, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. There are all kinds of attractions near Ohio State University. Bring the kids to experience the Electrostatic Generator at COSI, Center for Science and Industry, or visit Jungle Jack and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Whether you're in Columbus, Ohio on business or to tailgate at the Buckeye's football game, we'll provide a comfortable hotel room near Ohio State University to help you feel at home. Enjoy a comfortable bed, in-room hospitality center, and a flat-screen HDTV. Appreciate features such as complimentary wired and wireless WiFi, a modern fitness center, an indoor pool and free parking. ... more   less 
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