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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

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Vienna, West Virginia
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Very nice hotel with breakfast and a pool. Very convenient to Riverside Hospital (less than a mile). The room was modern and offered plenty of tv channels to unwind after a long day. All of the staff was very friendly, but I have to say Lina was EXCEPTIONAL!! When my father's surgery ended up being more extensive than originally thought,...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Ms. Amber, Thank you for your review of the Holiday Inn Express OSU during a very difficult time for your family. I'm so pleased to hear that Lina was a big part in making your stay better. Our staff will be delighted to know that their hard work is being noticed. We wish your family the best and a speedy...

Clover, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Comfortable rooms, nice TV's with plenty of channels. WiFi was better than average. Breakfast was typical. Check in was a little frustrating. The front desk clerk had someone on the phone trying to make a reservation and just kept getting questions. Check in probably was a 10 minute wait as a result. Clerk was in a tough spot but wow,...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Theo, Thank you for taking the time to review the Holiday Inn Express OSU. I'm truly sorry that the check in process was so lengthy. I have shared your comments with my staff to ensure any deficiencies are corrected. I hope that we will have a chance to make up for this during your next trip to the area....

Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We chose this hotel because we were close to the conference center, had a pool and it had free breakfast. We went with our church's youth group. We are SO happy we chose this location! Our rooms were very clean. I am a very picky person when it comes to staying in hotels. My room was a double queen suite...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

ear Amy , Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for being a loyal guest of the Holiday Inn Express OSU. I'm glad to hear that my staff did a wonderful job at making you comfortable. I will share your comments with the team members. Hope to see you on your next visit. Sincerely, Tim...

Lima, Ohio
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed as 2 families with several kids in separate rooms. We had requested adjoining rooms, but this was not the case. It was a bit of an inconvenience. The rooms were very large, which we loved! Very clean. However, on the 2nd day housekeeping did not clean either of the rooms, take out trash or leave towels. Called the...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear fnpc2014, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Holiday Inn Express OSU. I'm sorry the seating area was full and food at our complimentary breakfast was not to your liking. It is our goal to provide our guests with an exceptional experience, and your comments will be shared with our staff to ensure that...

Osceola, Indiana
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the Columbus area recently as a family and this hotel was great. We stayed in the "2 bedroom executive suite" on the 3rd floor. It has a king bed in a bedroom which is separated from the living room/kitchen area with a door. The living area has a queen bed and a pull out queen sofa. The kitchen...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Jamie Margaret W, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and kind words about our hotel. I will certainly pass them on to the staff. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Columbus. Sincerely, Tim B. General Manager

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The hotel was clean and staff friendly. Area was safe. However, BEWARE of the extra hidden $30 charge/hold that they put on your credit card and fail to tell you about. When questioned we were told that it was in case we used the phone for long distance calls (who doesn't have a cellphone these day) or used room service...

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manav s, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Hello thank you for your review, There are actually two very large signs right on the front desk that state there is an authorization of $30.00 just in case you decide to charge something extra to your room. As stated in the framed discourses at the front desk it says that these are not charges firstly and second your bank...

Edgewood, Kentucky
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Pulled back the sheets and it was absolutely disgusting. Out of all my stays ever in a hotel, I have never found "foreign items" left over from the previous guests like what I found in my bed. Never had this experience but was absolutely disgusted. Eventually got clean sheets, but management was less than cooperative. Will not stay there in...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear brad H, Thank you for taking the time to express your thoughts and concerns regarding our hotel. It is disheartening to hear that your past stay with us was less than satisfactory. We would love to have the opportunity to regain your faith in us and be of futher assistance. I have sent you a private message in an...

Saint Marys, Ohio
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Our son and a friend had a camp that he was attending at OSU, and this hotel is very close and we had a great stay. It is very close to OSU, which was great because everyone could sleep in before camp started again the next morning. The room was very clean and was not cramped. The pool area is...

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RyanAS_86, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Dear Jaros4, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your son's camp. We were so happy to have you all with us and we look forward to having you visit again! Ryan Schmeer Operations Manager Holiday Inn Express at OSU

Lindstrom, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Currently being our kid enrolled at the Ohio state, staff have been great, rooms are clean and fresh, temp is perfect compared to outdoors. We will stay again.good value. It's handy to have Wendy's next door.

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Constantine, Michigan
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice stay this past weekend. The hotel location was perfect for what we needed. The free breakfast was very good, the hotel and pool area was very clean and well maintained. Only issues I had with the place was the wifi connection was terrible to non-existent. I wanted/needed to get some work done during down time...

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HolidayInnExpressOSU, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We apologize for the inconveniences of the internet. We are currently looking into a resolution for the internet. Your patronage and support to the hotel is very important to us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. If there is anything we can do to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

Address: 3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1516
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $165 - $313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus University Area - OSU 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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