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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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Louisville
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived for Easter weekend. The property lobby is well appointed. The staff were friendly and efficient. The room was quiet and clean. All the supplies and towels I needed were readily available. This location is near the OSU campus and nearby are shops and a grocery.

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Little Rock, United States
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This location is conveniently located to a variety of restaurants,grocery and convenience stores. Not sure how the atmosphere is during OSU game season, but it was quiet and a professional atmosphere while I was there. Rooms are spacious and clean. It would be nice to have a free breakfast, but that is not the norm for this chain, so it...

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We appreciate your feedback as we are always looking to improve our service and amenities. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We'd be honored to accommodate you again and hope to see you soon! Yours in Hospitality,

Logan, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was clean. Staff were great- pleasant and cheerful. The shuttle to and from the OSU stadium was amazing! Thanks for a great weekend! Ample parking. Close to several restaurants and shopping centers. Pool and hot tub were great! My son enjoyed the weight room also!

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Beavercreek, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice facility. Well RN and clean. Nice bar. Clean and well maintained Very personalable. Enjoy front desk staff. Very conveinient to hospital and good local restaurants. Would suggest to all chemo patients.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful hotel! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The drawback for me was I thought the bed was a little hard. I have arthritis in my joints so it was kind of difficult to sleep on the bed. I need something softer. I was really pleased by the location. Close to many attractions and they provide a shuttle.

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Alliance, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at this hotel each spring for the Equine Affaire. The location is perfect as is the service and comfort. This year we had to request one small repair and it was taken care of graciously, quickly, and with a sense of humor. Great place and people!

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am happy to hear you found the service to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. At Hilton Garden Inn, we promise to do whatever it takes to ensure you are satisfied. You Can Count On Us. Guaranteed. Yours in Hospitality,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at many hotels in the last 5 years and this has been the worst. If fact, I have never written a negative review on a hotel until now. The guests rooms were outdated and dirty. There was toothpaste on the wall of the bathroom, and smears on the in-room telephone. I do not want to venture from...

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

I am sorry you found your room unacceptable. Our team works very hard to keep every room and bathroom clean; we strive to exceed expectations every day. Please accept my sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations and know I will address your feedback directly with our team. I would also like to let you know that towards the end...

Columbus/OSU area, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is very close to OSU and it's location was in good proximity to plenty of stores, restaurants, and shops. Hotel room was clean, bed and pillows were very comfy - in fact the mattress was so comfy it was hard to get up in the morning. No free continental breakfast which was a bummer but they have a...

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am happy to hear you found the room and, specifically, the bed to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. At Hilton Garden Inn, we promise to do whatever it takes to ensure you are satisfied. You Can Count On Us....

Hudson OH, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is nice, as is typical of Hiltons. However, the website listed a hot tub in the amenities, and that was the main reason we chose this hotel. We'd been touring colleges and walking a LOT, and wanted to relax in the hot tub. To our disappointment, we found the hot tub was not in service. To our...

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and we are very sorry you were unhappy with our spa. I will address your feedback directly with our team. We hope you will consider staying with us again in the future. At Hilton Garden Inn, we promise...

Tampa, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a frequent business traveler, I can say that this has been one of my favorite hotel experiences. I huge thank you to the awesome staff members, Mimi, Melvin and Nick, who went above and beyond any expectation to make sure myself and my team had all we needed. These types of employees are invaluable in the service industry and...

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Joe F, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am happy to hear you found our staff to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel in the future. At Hilton Garden Inn, we promise to do whatever it takes to ensure you are satisfied. You Can Count On Us. Guaranteed. Yours in Hospitality,

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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 

Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

Address: 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: €118 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 158
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Also Known As:
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Hotel Columbus
Hilton Columbus
Columbus Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area Ohio
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
#16 Family Hotel in Columbus
#20 Business Hotel in Columbus
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“I always ask for the top floor away from the Elevators and Ice Machines.”
goldenoneOhio, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I originally asked for connecting rooms and they even were going to arrange that. They are very accommodating to their guests.”
ksherman4753, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from Olentangy Road are quieter, that is, the back side of the hotel.”
N_skier, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Along the river side is nicest. Hotel is set back, so pretty quiet all over.”
  • You can see the Olentangy river and a park to the right middle.
  • Looking at room with camera in high corner
  • Comfy bed and chair.
  • Clean shower and new curtain
  • Toilet and tiles
  • View from just walking into room area
  • Coffee and mw and fridge area.
  • Looking at desk and window
findwine, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in 307 facing front. Would have preferred higher floor for river view, but rooms available were next to the smoking rooms, 501-505.”
LuvsOurTravels, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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