The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

2407 Indiana Ave., Columbus, OH 43202Columbus43202USA
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About The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is a laid-back hostel located in Columbus, Ohio.

The hostel offers dorm as well as private rooms. Amenities include free Wi-Fi.

Other property amenities include an outdoor hot tub, laundry facilities, guest computers, bicycle use and limited off-street parking. Guests can also make use of two common rooms, a theater room and a spacious front porch. The hostel will also arrange regular outings with guests.

As an added bonus, a complimentary continental breakfast is also provided. There is also 24-hour coffee or tea available as well as two kitchens and a barbecue area, for those people who enjoy dining outdoors.

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is situated near the University District and is close to the downtown area and its restaurants, clubs, galleries and museums. The property is also situated near a bus line and free shuttle bus service.


2407 Indiana Ave., Columbus, OH 43202, Columbus, OH, 43202, USA
Telephone: +1(614)7540945 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organized activities
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Overall ambiance a plus.

A number of people had wonderful things to say about the hostel's overall ambiance and appeal. In general, people found the property to be laid-back and the owners and guests to be helpful and nice.

Clean with nice amenities.

There were also some positive comments from guests that related to how clean the hostel was. People also said they enjoyed the wide variety of amenities such as free bikes, breakfast, coffee and the little extra things like toothpaste and shampoo, which c

Fantastic location.

The property is not too far away from the downtown area and is near to the university, parks, shops, restaurants and bars – a big factor which guests said they appreciated.

Negative Reviews

Bedding could use some replacing.

There were limited comments about the mattresses being a little worn down. It was also mentioned that the sheets could be a little scratchy and uncomfortable.

May be a little noisy at times.

The hostel tends to cater to a younger crowd, and can be a little noisy in the evenings at times. Several people also complained about the automated locks in the rooms being very loud upon entering and exiting the rooms. If nighttime noises bother you, yo

Problems with parking.

Though complaints were limited, a few guests said they had trouble with parking as spaces were limited or tight to pull into.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 394 reviews across the web
8.8 /10
  • Expedia
    8.6 /10
    8.7 /10
  • hostelbookers
    9.3 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.7 /10
8.8 out of 10 based on 394 reviews