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Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University

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Berlin Center, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of working with Pam and Ryan during our stay. When I called Pam was vey knowledgeable to answer all of my questions. When we arrived there was a woman ahead of me that was a "talker". Pam was very kind to the woman, she was scheduled to have surgery the next day and was there alone...

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RedRoof121, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at the Red Roof Plus OSU and for reviewing your stay. We are pleased that Pam and Ryan took care of you so you could have a good stay here. I will share your comments with them both and let them know how much you appreciate their services. We hope that on your...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My family stayed here Thursday until Friday. It was neat and clean! Also, in walking distance to many places. Our youngest Son players football at LaSalle and he now has his third championship ring! #54

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having such a bad experience with Motel 6, I had to find a place that allowed pets. Red Roof Inn was the answer! It's clean, cozy and well-lit. The property is on a busy intersection but it is completely fenced and there is enough grassy area for my big Labs to get a little early morning exercise and have...

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RedRoof121, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your experience here at the Red Roof Plus in Columbus @ OSU. It was our pleasure having you stayed here with us and to provide you with clean rooms and a friendly staff at all times. We all loved having you and your Labs staying here as we are very pet friendly with a very big...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pam was more than accommodating. Our first OSU game ever. We arrived early on game day and Pam went out of her way to get us settled in for the game. Room 119 was great, too. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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RedRoof121, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and for choosing to stay here at the Red Roof Plus OSU for your first game. Our hotel is one of the closest the Ohio stadium where the games are played and many people walked to and from on game days. I'm happy that Pam was able to get you in early and that room 119...

Pennsville, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Walking distance from Ohio State University campus. We were able to check in very early, the rooms were clean but small. Not much floor space. Overall I would stay again. Good for 2 person stay in standard king room

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RedRoof121, Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at the red rood Plus @ OSU and reviewing your stay for your fellow travelers. We have larger Premium and superior rooms that gives you lots more space which you can choose on your next trip to the hotel. We are happy that overall you had a good stay and we look forward...

Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed 29 October 2016

nice quiet place to stay that was close to downtown, yet so much cheaper than being right downtown. nice location, clean and quiet. staff friendly and very accommodating. had free coffee in the lobby, close to many restaurants.

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RedRoof121, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing you experiences here at the Red Roof Plus @ OSU. We are pleased that our staff were friendly and accommodating and that you had a quiet stay here with us. It is our intention to ensure that our guests received great customer service at all times, as it was evident in our comments which we really...

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Reviewed 26 October 2016

For an overnight before joining up with family it had everything we needed. They took good care of the cellphone I left on the nightstand, calling my home phone and had it wrapped up for me when I returned that afternoon. I will probably be back next time I visit my daughter, a student at Ohio State.

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RedRoof121, Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

We are pleased that our accommodations here at the red roof plus OSU was comfortable and convenient for you. it was our pleasure taking care of your phone and we were happy to reach you before you could leave the area so you could return and get your phone. On your next trip to OSU to visit your daughter, we...

South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 26 October 2016

As reflected by the price, the hotel is extremely no-frills. You pay for the room and that's all you get. The basic room has no extra amenities at all, and you can upgrade to get hair dryer, coffeemaker, fridge, etc. I was there for 5 nights and the room got a little dirty, but housekeeping only did the smallest tasks...

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RedRoof121, Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your experiences here at the red roof plus at OSU. and for sharing your concerns as worked to get then corrected. All our rooms comes equipped with a hair dryer coffee and coffee maker iron and ironing board and most have micro fridges. On your next visit you can choose from our Premium or superior rooms...

beamsville, ON
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed here while heading home from a week long trip. Check-in was easy, located close to Ohio State Univ. and Buckeye Stadium. Room was small but clean, good Wi-Fi, small business desk. Our room was on the top floor on the end. We did here some traffic during the night and also heard people leaving or coming in sometime during...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I booked a room here at the last minute so I could attend a nearby technology conference. I'm used to staying at the Columbus Convention Center hotels, so I was a little apprehensive about "stepping down" to a Red Roof. My concerns were basically unwarranted. As others have noted, the room was freshly renovated, and I really like the decor....

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RedRoof121, General Manager at Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time a give us this great review from your stay here at the Red Roof Plus at OSU. We are delighted that you had an excellent stay and that all the amenities you needed was offered in your room. We've since taken care of the issues that you expressed with the front desk and want...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University

Address: 441 Ackerman Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1569
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: €71 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University 2.5*
Number of rooms: 113
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Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn Columbus Ohio State University Hotel Columbus
Columbus Red Roof Inn
Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University
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#9 Best Value Hotel in Columbus
#14 Family Hotel in Columbus
#14 Business Hotel in Columbus
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“have standard rooms or you can upgrade to a room with microwave and fridge”
 of 5 bubbles KellyCNP, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't think any particular room is better than another. Walkway to room is outdoor so any noise outside is heard in all areas.”
 of 5 bubbles eezydivr, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you have a pet ask for a ground floor room.”
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“Third floor is quiet.”
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“The first floor was convenient to the car”
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