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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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...

2Thank Buckeye19444
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My son just started at OSU this year, and we were out to visit him. I thought I would try one of the many hotels on this street. The room was clean but it needed some repairs. The bathroom had no door knob and the light in the bathroom was poor. Overall it was ok and it was in expensive.

Thank June B
Kevin T, General Manager at Motel 6 OSU, responded to this review

Congratulations on your son going to The Ohio State University and thank you for choosing the Varsity Inn North as your accommodations during your most recent visit. I ensure you it is our utmost importance to make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible and I apologize if we fell short of that expectation. I am thrilled to hear...

Mentor, Ohio
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Great Location and hotel choice for attending the games. Couple minute walk to the Horseshoe. Rooms was very clean and beds were comfortable. My entire group stayed at the hotel and they all had a good time. Beating the wolverines was fun too!

1Thank dsavoca659
Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 25 February 2015

The wife and daughter stayed last week on a visit to OSU. At first glance they got worried, but everything turned out fine. Great location, and very friendly staff. The hotel has outdoor corridors, but they stated that everything was kept up very nicely. My wife stated that it was easy to get to, and close to food, and shopping....

1Thank Todd S
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Subzero night and our room had no heat and we had to check out since no other rooms were available. The room was old and just felt dirty. Longest 30 min. of our lives. All about price but you get what you pay for. Look elsewhere

2Thank Jim M
Hamilton, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Went to Columbus for OSU game on October 18, stayed at Varsity Inn South. This is an EXCELLENT place to stay if main purpose is going to OSU game. The main reason is the close proximity to Ohio Stadium. About 1 1/2 miles and a pleasant walk. It is conveniently located within walking distance to restaurants of all varieties. As...

Thank Joe Z
Broadview Heights, Ohio
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Some of the other reviews have complained about dirty rooms , I saw nothing like that during my stay. My son and I stayed overnight for the OSU-Mich basketball game and left very satisfied with our stay.The room was clean and quiet and beds comfortable.It's a no frills room at a reasonable price in a good location with a friendly...

Thank fnluk
Reviewed 2 August 2014

There cancellation policy stinks. I didnt receive notice that my sons baseball camp at osu was only going to be one day instead of two until late the first day. So i would have been charged for the second day anyhow so i had to stay the second. I asked for a non smoking room and after i got there...

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1Thank Jeff R
Ohio City, Ohio
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We stayed here 3 nights while a family member was in Riverside Hospital. We found this motel more than adequate for our needs. Beds were comfy, the room had a small refrigerator and microwave. Not the kind of place I usually stay in d/t being a motel with doors to the outside, but I felt safe here. Walking distance to...

2Thank NWOhioRN
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stay here when we come to the doctor at Riverside. They give a hospital discount. It is a simple but CLEAN place to stay for the night. We always stay here. No frills but it is a nice place for the night. It has a pool which is nice. It also has a small workout room.

Thank alfugate

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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
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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 Rd, Columbus, OH 43202-1519 (Formerly Varsity Inn OSU North)
Region: United States > Ohio > Columbus
Price Range: $97 - $213 (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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“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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