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1 room, 2 adults

The Varsity Inn

2-star2 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
1445 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH, 43212, United States of America

Suburban hotel within easy reach of Ohio State University
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Location
Great location
Service
Service is adequate
Cleanliness
Could use a good cleaning
Room
Room is all right

The Varsity Inn

from A$87
  • NON SMOKING MINI KING
  • NON SMOKING STD DOUBLE
  • RENOVATED KING MOBILITY ACCESS ROLL IN SHOWER NS
  • RENOVATED NS MINI KING WALK IN SHOWER
  • RENOVATED KING MOBILITY ACCESS WALK IN SHOWER
  • RENOVATED KING NON SMOKING WALK IN SHOWER
  • RENOVATED DOUBLE NON SMOKING - WALK IN SHOWER
  • RENOVATED DBL MOBILITY ACCESS WALK IN SHOWER

What’s around The Varsity Inn

Landmarks

  • Ohio State University - 22 min walk
  • Schottenstein Center - 30 min walk
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center - 41 min walk
  • Nationwide Arena - 44 min walk
  • Ohio Stadium - 24 min walk
  • Newport Music Hall - 29 min walk
  • Ohio State Medical Center - 15 min walk
  • James Cancer Hospital - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Columbus, OH (CMH-John Glenn Columbus Intl.) - 16 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 119 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 100 lbs)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 27-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

The Varsity Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Varsity Inn South Hotel Columbus
  • Varsity Inn South Hotel
  • Varsity South Columbus
  • Varsity Inn Columbus
  • Varsity Inn
  • Varsity Columbus
  • The Varsity Inn Hotel
  • The Varsity Inn Columbus
  • The Varsity Inn Hotel Columbus

Policies

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

Pet deposit: USD 10.00 per stay

Optional extras

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per accommodation, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

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 The Varsity Inn

  • Are pets allowed at The Varsity Inn?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 100 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 10 per accommodation, per stay, and there's also a deposit of USD 10.00 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • Is parking offered at The Varsity Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Varsity Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Varsity Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Bob Evans (2-min walk), Wendy's (2-min walk), and Tim Hortons (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 1,712 reviews

Poor 2.0
DOPE FIENDS PARADISE!
Make sure you have everything you need prior to checking in (Food/Drink etc).. 1.LOCK YOUR VEHICLE 2.CHECK IN YOUR ROOM 3.ONCE YOUR INSIDE? 4.LOCK YOUR DOOR & DONT COME BACK OUT UNTIL ITS TIME TOO LEAVE!
us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great room!
Very surprised with how good the room was
Chris, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Greatness
My stay here is great and im still in the middle of staying here
Michael, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Always great service
Bathroom tub shower could be cleaner
Keith, us1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Room was listed as a smoke-free room. Unfortunately, the room I was assigned reeked of cigarettes. I was assigned a different room but it was no better. I had to give it up and move to a different hotel.
us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
It was great with bob Evans next door walking not drivy
ALVIN, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place for the money. Good location
us2 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Save your money! Go somewhere else.
First of all, there was painters' tape over the door jamb to keep the lock popped open, which basically made it so we couldn't shut the door. I had to pull that off so we could lock the room. Our room had ants in the bathroom and crusty towels. The beds were so uncomfortable neither one of us slept. There was a baby crying all night and a train that went by, shaking the hotel, every hour or so. We spoke with two front desk people and one of the maids. All they kept doing was giving me the number for customer service. We were supposed to stay 3 nights. We left after one. Still have not received a refund or any sort of assistance.
Louisa, us3 night trip
Good 6.0
Bugs
So I get into the hotel room and there is a scrap of food left on the floor cause the maid service is not very goid there. I went to pick the piece of food up to throw it in the trash can and about 30 ants are crawling on my hand and on the ground where the foid was left. Very disgusting and not what I want ti experience my 1st 5 minuted there. So I had to run to the sink to wash the ants off my hand and then I had to kill the ants on my bathroom floor. Very disgusting for a hotel to allow that from there maid service
Adam, us3 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Noisy place to stay!
The check in was kinda slow. The clerk seemed "new" and unsure. When asked for ID, I gave my US Passport but she stated that a passport isn't valid ID... The room was okay, just seemed dated and not clean. There is a train track about 25 yards behind the building. If you're located at that end of the motel (I was), a train travels by every few hours. I think maybe 4 trains went by the Friday night I stayed.
Steven, us1 night trip

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