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Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area

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Jasper, IN, United States
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed at this Hilton Garden Inn while attending a conference on the campus of The Ohio State University. Close by location was convenient. Staff went out of their way to welcome me whenever I came through the lobby. Room was clean and nicely appointed. Internet connection was among the best I have had at a hotel stay lately!

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Thank Brenda B
Alliance, United States
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Even though there was a problem with my reservation, we were able to get a room and they were fantastic about accommodating us. I won't ever go without my confirmation again! It was the first time I didn't take the printed confirmation, but they were wonderful about the whole thing. Thanks for another great stay!

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Thank Melissa J
Hopewell, Ohio
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Digital check in is great. Such a time saver. The front desk clerk that checked me in was so friendly and professional. I checked in and went out and parked the car. He greeted me by name when i walkes back in! Great service, clean and well appointed room. Breakfast service and quality was excellent.

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Thank 979marthat
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I am visiting Columbus for the first time, and this was one of the conference hotels. Unfortunately, I missed the $139 conference rate and ended up having to shell out $220+ per night,which is utterly absurd for this level of hotel (a Hampton Inn Suites and Motel 6 are its neighbors next door). Had I known, I would have booked...

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John B, Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area, responded to this review

Dear Lee A, I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay at our property. Our rates do fluctuate during busy times and a group rate is only available for a limited amount of time before the cut off date. We apologize that our shuttle broke down during your stay but we did provide an outside company to transport...

Ohio, United States
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very clean hotel. Desk staff is awesome.. They attended to our needs with compassion. We were so grateful. Our stay was because a family member was in an accident an in a hospital nearby. They were able to give us a ground floor room in case we needed to leave quickly. Breakfast is $10 a person. Thatwas the only fault...

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2Thank Linda W
Sandusky, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Hotel was very clean, all employees were friendly - my particular room had a noisy refrigerator (it would buzz and hum when it kicked on) other than this the room was great - was surprised they didn't have a a complimentary breakfast

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Thank Greg N
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I really enjoyed my stay, everyone was very nice and accommodating! I thought the front lobby was very inviting and I was always greeted. Also the room service was very good especially dessert! I will definitely be staying again at this Hilton if I am ever in the area again.

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Thank Jane Gray R
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I have stayed at Hilton properties around the world and prefer Garden Inns when possible. This is one of the best I have frequented. The location is great, plenty of parking, nice welcoming lobby and a friendly, helpful staff. You expect all that when you stay at the Garden Inn. That's why one becomes loyal to a brand. To add...

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great hotel; very professional and pleasant staff....felt quite welcomed! We were pretty disappointed that there wasn't a complimentary continental breakfast though. Breakfast was available but at a cost and since we already had to pay $188 for a night, I thought a continental breakfast would be part of the price.

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Thank Maria C
Huron, OH
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A relatively new, modern, clean hotel. Lobby is very attractive and beds were comfortable. Very good location for visitors to The Ohio State University campus and hospitals. We stayed here only one night to attend a meeting at OSU. Restaurants are relatively near.

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  • 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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $176 - $337 (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.
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  • Comfy bed and chair.
  • Clean shower and new curtain
  • Toilet and tiles
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  • Coffee and mw and fridge area.
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 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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