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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice rooms, good business center, and nice bright hotel. Our check-in and check-out were smooth and easy. Our room was very clean and had everything we needed. A comfortable business chair was in the room at the desk and the internet complimentary service was adequate for my needs. All the chairs and beds were very comfortable. I visited the business...

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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 property. We truly appreciate your helpful 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 provide another outstanding stay for you. We hope to see you soon!

Columbus, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed while visiting daughter at The Ohio State. Will be returning for a stay during her graduation. Friendly staff, clean, comfortable room. Good price. Nice gym, and friendly, living room-like bar to have a drink with companions or other guests.

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

Thank you for your recent review of our property. We are so happy to hear what a great experience you had. We look forward to being able to accommodate you again and provide another great stay for you. We hope to see you soon!

Columbus, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This location falls FAR below the expectation for Hilton Garden Inn. The staff are very blah, refuse to show any appreciation for their jobs or their guest, are very untrained, and the list could go on. The rooms are awful. The old musty smell of a 1990 hotel is overwhelming. The lighting, decor, and appliances are all outdated. DO NOT...

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

Dear C8665JPanthonym, We’re sorry we didn’t provide the quality of amenities and service you are accustomed to during your recent stay at our hotel. We apologize for the issues encountered with our staff and the condition of your room. This is not typical service from our staff and I will be sure to share your review with our team so...

Tampa, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone was great. Melvin at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. Has all of the amenities you expect from Hilton Garden Inn, appreciate the 24/7 coffee. I had a great stay and highly recommend it.

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

Dear jcelestek2017, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will be sure Melvin is recognized for his outstanding service. We'd be honored to accommodate you again. We hope to see you soon!

Canton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn to get away and enjoy track and field event at the Ohio State University. The location was very convenient for us as we went downtown and enjoyed dinner on the evening of our arrival and we were able to get there within 5 minutes. We were also able to get...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Extremely friendly, warm place to stay. I will stay here again should the need arise in the future. Everything from the cleanliness of the room, to the kindness of the staff was excellent. As a business traveler, this room exceeded my needs with an excellent working space, fridge, microwave oven and coffee maker. It is within walking distance to a...

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

Dear Martha P, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our property. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We'd be honored to accommodate you again. We hope to see you soon!

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I enjoyed staying at this hotel. It had everything I needed for my short business trip including refrigerator and a microwave in my room. It had a nice gym and free breakfast in the morning. It also had room service. My only complaint is that it did not have enough vegetarian and gluten free food options.

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

Dear 543kristac. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will be sure to share your comments regarding the food with our kitchen staff to see if we can expand on our options. Thank you for the feedback. We'd be honored to accommodate you again....

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Generally a fine property. Staff is very nice. The lobby is modern and inviting but the rooms look to be original. The old fashioned (non digital) thermostat makes temperature control difficult and the carpet is dirty and bleached in spots. Not a bad place, but refreshed rooms would make it great. Food at the bar is also decent for hotel...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

On a whim drove up to Columbus for New Years. Reserved our room day of with no issues. However, there was a LARGE family reunion going on that night. There was a party downstairs we could hear from our room on the fourth floor. People were yelling in the halls all night and slamming doors. I'm unsure why nothing was...

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Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I recommended this hotel to my family because I had stayed there before and it was very nice. However, this trip to the hotel was extremely dissatisfying. There were burn holes in my brothers carpet and stains in mine. We could also smell that someone had smoked in the room. We did complain to the clerk in the morning and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: €126 - €250 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles ksherman4753, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms further away from Olentangy Road are quieter, that is, the back side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles LuvsOurTravels, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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