Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus Univ Area - Osu

3045 Olentangy River RoadColumbus43202USA
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About Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus Univ Area - Osu

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus Univ Area - OSU is an economic hotel that's approximately two miles from the Ohio Stadium known as the "horseshoe".

The budget accommodations here include kitchen goodies such as microwaves, refrigerators and coffee makers. There are also with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some suites also feature living spaces with sofa beds and dining tables.

Guests of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus Univ Area - OSU can take a dip in the indoor pool or workout at the fitness center.  For business people, they're welcome to use the business center, conference space or meeting room. The hotel also features tour assistance and laundry facilities.

An Express Start daily breakfast buffet is served featuring hot and cold items each morning.

The leisure hotel is near Ohio State University, Jack Nicklaus Museum and the Schottenstein Center in the University District.


3045 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH, 43202, USA
Telephone: +1(614)4471212 | Fax: +1(614)4471211 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Ideal OSU Location

For those who are visiting the Ohio Stadium ‘horseshoe’ or Ohio State University in general, this hotel is a fine choice according to travelers. It's also popular goto location for people attending student orientations or graduations since it is only a couple miles away.

Quiet and Cleanly

Several guests remarked that the hotel isn't very loud or boisterous. They also stated that housekeeping does a decent job of keeping things in order so the rooms and areas around the hotel look tidy. For many guests, this equals a comfortable stay.

Staff Earns Extra Kudos

Guests mentioned that the front desk is friendly and welcoming. Others stated that housekeeping goes above and beyond by fulfilling their job duties and treating guests kindly. For visitors seeking a courteous location, they'll find it here according to prior guests' comments.

Negative Reviews

Need Some Modern Refurbishing

According to some guests, it's an older hotel. With that said, it could use a bit of sprucing up. While there aren't any horrible issues, the rooms do appear to be somewhat dated and lacking a contemporary appearance.

Nothing Too Fancy

According to some visitors who frequent Holiday Inn Express hotels, this location is rather bland and average. In short, nothing overwhelmingly exciting jumped out for visitors at this hotel. With that said, if you need a place to rest this hotel, and little else, this location will work out great. However, if you expect more then you may be disappointed.

No Issues Reported

So far, no recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 3349 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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8.5 out of 10 based on 3349 reviews