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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1516
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#45 of 164 hotels in Columbus
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Enjoy the Holiday Inn Express & Suites located right outside of downtown Columbus, in the heart of the Ohio State University! This is an upscale luxurious hotel with every amenity you can think of. We offer a free extended hot breakfast as well.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Tennis court offsite
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Secured parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Meeting rooms
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and 1 more
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Scenic481771 wrote a review 7 Apr
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This hotel is a great place to stay at. The location, cleanliness and staff is top notch. I would highly recommend this hotel. I travel for work and enjoyed being able to relax after a long day and feel safe at night.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Every room was fantastic.
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Jill L wrote a review 5 Apr
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We chose this hotel because of its proximity to OSU. I never received an email confirming my reservation so I called 3 hours before my arrival. They spelled my last name wrong and it took a bit to finally find it. When we finally arrived at the hotel, they never bothered to fix the spelling and I had to wait for them to find it again. The staff at the front desk was very kind and welcoming. When we arrived in our room, there was dirt on the sheets, the smoke detector was covered with a plastic bag, cigarette ashes were scattered, hair was all over the blow dryer bed and sink, mold in the shower and there was a vape on the floor. Not the best experience. Will not be staying here again.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from IHG Service, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU
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Hi Trail749631, Thank you for taking the time to write us your feedback from your recent stay with us. We strive to offer our guests quality service and comfort. I'm sorry to learn that your stay leaves something to be desired due to the delays at check-in because of the misspelled name. I've also read your dismay with the cleanliness issues found in the room. I'm sure that the management team will take the necessary actions to prevent this from happening again after sharing your comments. I hope you would choose us again and regain your confidence the next time you visit the area. Regards, Virgil N. Case Manager IHGService
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Allons! wrote a review Dec 2020
Gloucester, Virginia114 contributions39 helpful votes
Quick business trip to the OSU Hospital...picked out this Holiday Inn due to proximity to OSU....checked in mid-morning with no issue....had a clean, quiet room and comfortable bed. Discovered that the OSU Hospital had a shuttle that picked me up at the hotel, then later returned me....all for FREE! Great deal on that! Left too early for breakfast but overall, very pleased with this IHG property!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Edward wrote a review Oct 2020
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I have been at a lot of hotels but none is like this one, the manager including the working staff are super nice they’re just awesome, they make sure they give you the best of what you want and I highly recommend everyone that if you’re looking for a good hotel to be at, just book this hotel and you will never regret
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Amy W wrote a review Sep 2020
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We booked the hotel from the hotel website around noon for a check in the same day and the website said there were two suites left for our dates. When we went to check in the same night around 10PM, the parking lot was empty. The gentlemen that greeted us told us they were housing doctors and nurses in the hotel so they "upgraded" all their "VIP" (ha) customers....to the Staybridge Suites down the street. I should have asked more questions but we were surprised and tired, so we just got back in the car and drove over to Staybridge suites. We were in town for the weekend and the parking lot was relatively empty the whole time. I have no idea what that was all about but if I wanted to stay at Staybridge I would have booked there in the first place. On a positive note, we got the same rate.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from IHG Service, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU
Responded 15 Oct 2020
Hi amywV5395PR, Thank you for your recent stay and for sharing your review. We strive to be your dependable choice for your travels amidst this pandemic crisis. It is a disappointing setback that there was an issue surrounding your reservation. I understand your disappointment with the sudden change of your booking. I am sorry for any inconvenience caused. I have your feedback shared with our hotel management and I'm confident that this will be discussed with our team. We always challenge ourselves to be better and feedback like yours will serve as a constant reminder to ensure that the best practices are in place. It was a pleasure once again to host your visit and hope you will give us another chance to prove to you that your safety comes first in our hotel. Kind Regards, Alice P Case Manager IHGService
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US$95 - US$230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Nearby attractions include Rock Candy Healing Stones (1.2 km), Woody's Sports Club (0.3 km), and Cottonwood Decor Vintage Basics (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lavash Cafe, Harvest Kitchen and Bar, and El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kelton House Museum & Garden (7.8 km), Thurber House (7.3 km), and Martin Luther King Performing and Cultural Arts Complex (7.1 km).