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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

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Solothurn, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I had a guaranteed and fully pre-paid booking via Hotwire for 2 rooms and three nights. I filled out the check in forms for two rooms and signed for the two rooms and gave the credit card with was only swiped once. My colleague could not arrived because he got stuck at JFK airport due to a storm. Next morning...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the opportunity to share your experience at our property. I do apologize for any confusion regarding your reservation and I will certainly be looking into this. As your reservation was made with a 3rd party booking site we do follow the guidelines set forth in our agreement with the platform. Our number one priority at our...

Troy, Ohio
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My first visit to Rock on the Range May 2015 at Mapfre Stadium. This hotel is within in walking distance. Which was perfect. The staff went out of their way to be friendly and accommodating. The head of housekeeping was outstanding. I can't complain about anything at the hotel except the price. They charged me more than the rack rate...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience in regards to your recent stay with us. I do apologize for any confusion regarding your rates as rates do change depending on availability and time of booking. I will certainly be passing on your kind words to our Housekeeping Manager and other staff and thank you for recognizing them....

Reviewed 26 May 2015

From the moment we arrived, the staff was friendly and helpful. Event to notify us we left our dome light on in our car. There motel was clean. Our room was clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend this Holiday Inn Express!

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you Jeff for your kind words regarding your stay at our property. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and I will be sure to pass on your comments to our wonderful staff. We know you have a choice when traveling to Columbus and thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Ex I-71/OH St. Fair for your accommodations. We look...

Edina, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 May 2015

First of all, the area around this hotel is very bad, I mean think chains, boarded up doors, bars on windows and steel shutters on store fronts. Second, the element around is not very good either, vagrant people congregating in the area, at all hours of the day and the night. Third, the hotel has signage in place, park on...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us regarding your recent stay at our property. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you encountered while staying with us and I will certainly be looking into these matters. I can assure you our GM is very qualified to handle guest issues and there are other circumstances in regards to the incident you...

Fargo
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I checked in to the hotel today, and as an IHG member, my name was on the welcome board, I had a candy bar with my name on it saying thanks for staying, am email drafted this morning from Kirti the general manager AND Mikel's awesome front desk was above and beyond. She helped me arrange a taxi ride to...

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General M, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us. We would like to welcome you to our hotel and the Columbus area. We truly appreciate your patronage and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the Mikel and the staff. Please do not hesitate to call or come to the Front Desk if there is...

little rock, arkansas
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and were gone from around 10:30 am til 8 or 9 pm each day. We booked this stay through Hotwire and were given the room type in the area we requested. The hotel was clean, comfortable with great beds, and the breakfast was outstanding. I would have given this property 5 stars...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the opportunity to share your experience at HIE Columbus. I am very happy to hear we were able to accommodate your requests prior to your arrival and I do apologize for any inconvenience you experienced with housekeeping. To ensure that all guests receive the proper services when staying with us we do issue a letter for...

Reviewed 13 April 2015

We stay here every year during April for Equine Affaire. We stay four nights and love the location. The staff is always wonderful to us and we never have a problem. They go out of their way to be courteous and make extra certain all of our needs are being met.

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General M, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you Christina for your kind words and patronage to the HIE Columbus. I am so happy to hear we were able to meet and exceed your expectations and I will be sure to pass your comments on to the staff. We know you have a choice when you travel and appreciate you always choosing us when visiting Columbus. Safe...

Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Hotel was very nice and clean. About a 10min max cab ride to downtown Columbus. Very friendly and hospitable staff. Pool is very nice. Rooms were nice in size and very clean. Morning breakfast was very good and had a good verity also. All in all a great stay!!!

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General M, Public Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you Cole for staying with us during your recent trip to Columbus. We truly appreciate your patronage and thank you for choosing HIE when traveling. Safe travels and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you again on a future visit. Best regards, HIE Columbus

Speedway, Indiana
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We were attending an event at the Ohio State Fairgrounds and have stayed at this motel the last two years. The neighborhood is not the most scenic big is in a handy place right off the interstate. It's easy to get to and the lobby is friendly as are the desk attendants. Very quick check in and out. They have...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at HIE Columbus. We truly appreciate your patronage over the years and thank you for your kind words, I will be sure to pass them on to the staff. We know you have a choice when you travel and thank you for choosing us when visiting the Columbus area. Safe...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Everyone, management and staff, was very friendly and helpful. The most interesting thing at their breakfast buffet were their bananas. Each banana had a handwritten slogan on it with a positive thought for the day. And, we learned that every employee contributes in creating and writing the slogans...very clever! Also, a personalized welcoming letter from the manager was in the...

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General M, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much Rosie for your kind words regarding your recent visit to HIE/ Columbus. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our staff. We know you have a choice when you travel and truly appreciate your patronage. Please come back and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel features complimentary high-speed wireless Internet, breakfast bar, indoor pool, fitness room and a meeting room. We also feature a variety of suite rooms including Jacuzzi and executive suites. The Holiday Inn Express Ohio State University and Expo Center hotel is located 1/2 mile from the Ohio Expo Center and Fairgrounds, Crew Stadium, and Ohio Historical Society as well as 1.3 miles from The Ohio State University. Our hotel is less than 5 minutes from downtown Columbus, the Columbus Convention Center and the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) is a short 10 minute drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center

Address: 701 E Hudson St, Columbus, OH 43211-1034
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $151 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Ohio State Fair/Expo Hotel Columbus
Holiday Inn Columbus
Holiday Inn Express Columbus
Columbus Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ex I-71/ Oh. State Fair/Expo Center Columbus, Ohio
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#26 Romantic Hotel in Columbus
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