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Chennai (Madras), India
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31 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Stayed here one night and had to catch a really early flight. The hotel is located close to many fast food restaurants and a really nice Mexican sit down one. The room had two twin beds. The entry to the room was directly from outside. The airconditioning was a bit noisy but effective. The number of charging points next to... More 

Thank Meenakshi S
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This hotel was run down a bit. The bathroom was very small. The drive thru check in was different. She was very nice. It seemed clean enough but because it was old it didn't seem clean. Not sure I would stay here again.

Thank Jill C
Constantine, Michigan
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68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Place was Soso. I don't love hotels that you have to enter the room from the outside but for a one night stay it fit the bill. Our stay on Thursday night was pretty reasonable in terms of price but they jacked up the rates on the weekend so I was glad we had reservations elsewhere, definitely wasn't going to... More 

1 Thank SWilson01
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I had a quick one night stay at this hotel. It was fairly affordable and I got what I expected. The was clean but it did smell like smoke. If you need a cheap place to hang your hat for the night, then this will do.

Thank donjenkinson
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

this is a very close and inexpensive place to stay for any events at ohio stadium. rooms were clean and satisfactory for a short stay and the price was very reasonable. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking to attend an event nearby.

Thank rlern
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56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

we live in Columbus but was going to a Rolling Stones concert so wanted to avoid traffic and stay at a hotel where we could walk to the concert. Not to be conceited or anything but we normally stay at Hiltons or Marriotts so it had been awhile since we stayed at an older inexpensive no frills hotel. This is... More 

Thank bfan99
Miamisburg, Ohio
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195 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

When we booked on Expedia for Varsity....did not know there are two locations. I thought we were going to south location, nicer area, better restaurants and shopping. We wound up at North location. I will say room was clean. Smelled moldy.Comfy beds slightly smaller double beds. Bring your own pillow if you can. Air temperature hard to regulate. We needed... More 

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Chaiyaphum, Chaiyaphum, Thailand
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113 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,082 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The Varsity Inn OSU North is set off the road and located on 3246 Olentangy River Road which is a major North-South road near the OSU Campus and parallels SR-315. Although an older hotel, it is well maintained but often being repaired, so if your room has a problem - i.e. poor cable reception, non-working phone, etc. - just tell... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I needed to stay one night after picking my daughter up from OSU at the end of the semester. I was looking for someplace convenient, safe, clean, and inexpensive. My husband has stayed here and recommended it, and it was priced well. The hotel provided what I was looking for, and the front desk staff were very pleasant. (Only negative:... More 

1 Thank matincville
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Have stayed at this property several times over a number of years as I have had 2 kids attend OSU. Usually a clean, quality room for a very reasonable rate, generally the least expensive of the hotels on the main strip of Olentangy River Road. Very disappointing stay this time. Carpets were stained, ceiling had large water leak stains over... More 

2 Thank Buckeye19444

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Motel 6 OSU

Address: 3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202 (Formerly Varsity Inn OSU North)
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $101 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 OSU 2*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Varsity Inn Osu North Hotel Columbus
Baymont Inn Columbus Osu
Columbus Baymont Inn
Motel 6 OSU Columbus, Ohio
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“Don't always go by the reviews, call ahead and ask before booking.”
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“Rooms closer to front are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles jillc176, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“When the outside pool is open, get a room away from it unless you're at the pool a lot because the people at the pool are loud.”
 of 5 bubbles thomasmcsweeney2014, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“Usually a fine choice for a reasonable, clean, inexpensive room.”
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“Don't look for anything special, just a clean room”
 of 5 bubbles 139juneb, 4 May 2015 | Read review
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