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Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

2-star2 stars
3246 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH, 43202, United States of America

Hotel with indoor pool, near Schottenstein Center
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Great room

Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

from A$103
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Smoking
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

What’s around Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU


  • Heart of Columbus
  • Schottenstein Center - 27 min walk
  • Ohio Stadium - 44 min walk
  • Whetstone Park - 35 min walk
  • Ohio State University - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Newport Music Hall - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Wexner Center for the Arts - 2.5 mi / 4 km

Getting around

  • Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) - 15 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 92 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-6 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 80 lbs)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Braille signage
  • Visual fire alarm
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 27-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU’s small print

Also known as

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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

  • Is there a pool at Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    Yes, dogs stay free, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • Is parking offered at Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant (1-min walk), Sonic Drive-In (2-min walk), and McDonald's (12-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 466 reviews

Very good 8.0
Columbus stay
Stopped here on my way to Akron from Indy. Convenient and timely service.
Gregory, us1 night business trip
Fair 4.0
Do not pay over 60 dollars to stay here!! Smh
First of all $130 was entirely too much to pay to stay at a run down motel where it looks like it was run as a homeless shelter, people were screaming day in and out, music was blasting from cars outside of our room. Wash rags and towels were dingy and dirty their were stains on the sheets. Very expensive for 1 star... very disappointed.
us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Quick overnight stay jn Columbus OH
There was no coffee pot in the room, or hair dryer or shampoo or conditioner. It was beyond basic. I bought my own items, including a travel hair dryer. There was a microwave and mini fridge, so theres that.
Allison, us1 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Towers were not very clean
Towers were not very clean, I could see hairs on them.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
The only thing I would recommend is a coffee pot and coffee and creamer in room and a alarm clock.
Lou ann, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Friendly staff.
Tim, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Pretty good compared to their price. One drawback is no sound proof, TV sound in the next room waked me up.
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
An awesome place to stay
This motel is very clean and spacious rooms. The staff is super friendly. We were very very surprised at how greay it was for being a motel 6, this owner takes pride in his property. The area is very safe. A lot of shopping and dining nearby and some within walking distance. The room and bed very comfortable. We loved having the fridge and microwave. The heater is very quiet amd doesn't run on and on like some units. They do not provide shampoo, blow dryer or iron but this was not a big deal for us. I always carry the travel size shampoo and conditioner and i always bring blow dryer. They do not have dressers, what they have is the rack with hangers for clothes and cubbies that you put your clothes in, it actually was kinda neat. We didn't have any issues storing our clothes. I will definitly stay here again when in the area, we were very pleased and pleastanly surprised. Usually motel 6's are "icky" but NOT this one. I really do not have anything negative about this place.
Christine, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing. Exactly same as the picture so clean and neat. The bed is comfortable too. Will stay here again when visit colombus
Siao Hwa, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Clean & friendly
My dad was in the hospital nearby at Riverside. My mom had been staying in his room with him, I was driving through the area & stopped for just one night & wanted to get mom out even if just for one night. The gentleman at the front desk was very friendly, and when I told him that my mom was with me, he found us a room on the first floor so she wouldn’t have to climb the stairs. The hotel itself is very spartan, but clean. There was some construction going on at one of the buildings, but we didn’t have any problems.
Dawn, us1 night family trip

Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

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