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1 room, 2 adults

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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  • Not bad for the price...pool was closed which was disappointing but it was a nice stay…Aug. 3, 2020
  • Was very surprised at condition of hotel. Stay at a variety of Motel 6 for work, but…Jul. 30, 2020

Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

from A$98
  • 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

  • John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) - 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-midnight
  • 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
  • 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.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

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

  • Does Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • 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.
  • 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), Raisin' Cane's (13-min walk), and Cornerstone Deli (1.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 472 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great Stay....right price
Always leave feeling welcome and like family. Will c I ntinue to patronize this location for my vacation needs while in the Columbus area.
Brittany, us1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Could be better.
Hotel was just fine. Nothing great. Some sketchy customers and teens having a party in a room downstairs. Sketchy stains on mattress and cigarette burns.
ashleigh, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Clean but questionable
The property was very clean. However, there were some questionable people staying there. My safety was a concern.
Farrah, us3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Good place to stay
The front desk staff is very nice and helpful the rooms were clean and the location is good.
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Not quite decent
Starting with the positives, the service was prompt, friendly, and attentive. The hotel is not in good condition. Toilet would only partially flush. No shampoo in room; soap would barely lather.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Motel 6
It was a good stay for the most part , the house keeping ladys were super nice and respectful! The rooms was clean ! The only thing i didn't like was when it was time to check out the manager was very rude then as i told him i needed to run to the store and be right back to get my bags that were already packed he went and lock3d my room so i couldnt get in when i got back , very rude considering we spent are money for a week there and no issues ! Also the guy on night shift is very rude when you need a room key or change for vending machine other then that it was okay !!
Scott, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
It was very nice clean and very comfortable and custom service was great
Melinda, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great place, Friendly staff.
Super easy check in. Gentleman working the front desk was very professional and nice! Told me all about the amenties and what's available in lobby. Room was nice, clean, no bugs. Only downfall which was my neighbor who stayed up all night on speaker phone lol.
us1 night trip with friends
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

Motel 6 Columbus, OH - OSU

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