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Cambridge, Maryland
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This was not a corporate property. They did not want to honor reservations from Cyber Monday (very good rates). It took quite a bit of fuss after a 9 hour drive to get this straightened out for my room and the other room reserved at the same rates. The room was fairly dirty and the bathroom smelled pretty bad. At...

Thank Mike M
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Don't be that fool unless you like: lukewarm showers, dirty bathroom towels, construction dust, no public restroom, no secure internet, no ice, disconnected room phone (no receptacle to plug into), and dirty room. We stayed 30 minutes and booked it. Low price yes, but beyond minimal standards absolutely.

Thank davelonsway
New York
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We booked our reservation at Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds primarily because it was the midpoint of our drive from Upstate New York to Nashville, Tennessee. The ease of access from I-71, recent property renovations, the favorable Trip Advisor rating, a Long John Silver's restaurant within a 1/2 mile, reasonable rates and the amenities that were featured...

1Thank Irondequoit
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The rooms were dirty when we checked in - . We were there for 4 days and had no hot water 95% of the time. Card keys did not work. Holes in the walls, lights burnt out, TVs were not working. Toilet paper not replaced.

Thank Becky L
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I chose this hotel because of the location and price. And, I guess you get what you pay for. The facility is still being re-modeled. That wouldn't have been a problem except they did nothing to make up for the inconvenience. The staff, though efficient in checking us in, were not very friendly or welcoming. A recognition of what was...

Thank M D
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 12 May 2016

staying here with 4 other co-workers close to downtown and plenty of restaurants nearby. good hotel for contractors and friendly staff workers.10 minutes from easton mall 5 minutes from downtown plenty of parking

Thank aaewing
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The place is clean and staff is warm. The internet connection is fast and stable. We stayed at this hotel before we moved our new apartment. The location is a little bit far from the downtown. The only cons is the sound of the fridge. They should buy new silent ones, we turned it off while sleeping.

Thank Bora T
Sachin P, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Hi Bora, We appreciate the positive feedback and happy to make your stay comfortable. Yes our management updated a brand new Guest Wifi system throughout the hotel. We have had some great feedback regarding it. We are approximately 15 minutes from downtown Columbus. Please stay with us on your next visit to Columbus, Ohio. Thank you

Reviewed 10 May 2016

The first floor of this Red Roof is still being finished (and as mentioned in other reviews), so still no ice machine, but our room had a mini-fridge and microwave. The re-furbished room had a flatscreen TV and wood-looking floors in the main area, with carpeting by the beds. Everything looked, and smelled, fresh and clean. Beds were comfortable. The...

Thank winindc
Sachin P, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are glad we made you stay enjoyable. We were currently under renovations, and did not have a working ice machine. We are sorry for the inconvenience that we may have caused. We hope serve you better during your next visit when everything will be completed. Thank you,

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The hotel room was clean, but they were in the middle of updating the hotel when we stayed there (Oct. 2015). The lobby had a strange smell to it, but you couldn't smell it in the room. The staff was friendly, and even though at night the area the hotel was in didn't look too friendly, the next morning it...

Thank ladyd2206
Sachin P, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time leave some feedback. We appreciate your recent stay with us and we are glad you enjoyed as well. Our management has completed the remodel to make your stay more comfortable. Please come us in mind during your next visit to Columbus.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Okay so I live in Columbus and have stated at this hotel for years! It's been okay, but never really great until now! They have redesigned the hotel, cleaned it up and I love it. The rooms look so awesome, new floors, new furniture, just about new everything. The staff is still just as great, and the few new people...

2Thank Daeqwon F
Sachin P, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a positive review. We love to hear from our guests, and yes we did recently completed a full remodel. We appreciate the friendly gesture, will share your comment with my staff. Hope to see you soon on your next visit to Columbus.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No matter what exciting event or attraction brings you to Columbus, your room at the Red Roof Inn Columbus-Ohio State Fairgrounds will be your personal retreat. Free WiFi,in-room coffee makers, hairdryer, and microfridge are just some of the amenities offered for your enjoyment. We also offer free local and long distance calling within your guestroom. Red Roof Inn Columbus-Ohio State Fairgrounds offers easy access to interstates 71 and 270, and is conveniently located near OSU, The Ohio State Fairgrounds and great shopping at Easton Town Center and Polaris Mall. Other near attractions are the Columbus Crew Stadium, along with the Columbus Zoo. A credit card is required at the time of check-in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds

Address: 1221 East Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43229
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $73 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof Inn Columbus - Ohio State Fairgrounds 2.5*
Number of rooms: 83
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