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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area
Ranked #19 of 146 Hotels in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 1, 2013

First time staying here but I love the chain! Very helpful, friendly & accommodating front desk staff. Handicap room was very spacious, clean & attractively comfortable. Beds are PERFECT & food is very good! Can't go wrong here!

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Have stayed at this hotel previously and always in great shape. Comfortable room and bed and quick check in. Nice little workout room for the morning with a couple treadmill's, crosstrainer, bike and free weights. Only bad thing was the exterior door would not open with my key, not fun when standing in rain with luggage. Would stay here again as it is convenient and well worth the price.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Very accommodating staff. Was visiting Ohio State University. Close to the college and area restaurants. The lobby was very comfortable; providing refreshments, comfortable seating & fire place. Overall a great stay and would stay there again if the need presented itself.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank gemecee
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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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1  Thank Harold P
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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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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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2  Thank Denise G
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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: $139 - $277 (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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