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1 room, 2 adults

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

1.5-star1.5 stars
2407 Indiana Ave, Columbus, OH, 43202, United States of America

City-center hostel within easy reach of Mapfre Stadium
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • The property provides great value for the cost and the staff is very friendly and helpful.Feb. 22, 2020
  • I was late for check-in and arrived after the front desk had closed. They had left…Jan. 31, 2020

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

from A$105
  • Single Bed in 5 Bed Co-Ed Dormitory Room
  • Single Bed in 3 Bed Co-Ed Dormitory Room
  • Private Double Room with Shared Bath
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator
  • Family Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds, Shared Bathroom

What’s around The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel


  • In University District
  • Mapfre Stadium - 24 min walk
  • Ohio State University - 30 min walk
  • Schottenstein Center - 33 min walk
  • Newport Music Hall - 25 min walk
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds - 27 min walk
  • Ohio Expo Center and State Fair - 28 min walk
  • Ohio Stadium - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) - 12 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 3 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 3 PM - midnight. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. This property requires guests to provide a valid ID and the credit card used at the time of booking to be provided at the time of check-in.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel Columbus
  • Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel
  • Wayfaring Buckeye Columbus
  • Wayfaring Buckeye
  • Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel Columbus
  • Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel Columbus, Ohio
  • The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel Columbus
  • The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property only accepts credit cards for all bookings. Prepaid credit cards are not accepted.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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 Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

  • Is parking offered at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Blue Danube (12-min walk), Jack & Benny's (14-min walk), and Taj Mahal (14-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel?
    Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available. The charge is USD 20 per vehicle.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 71 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Comfortable and close to work. Great Service and fully stocked.
JulieAnn, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing value for a comfortable biz trip.
Robbie the hostel manager was very attentive and made the experience staying there a pleasant one. The hostel was very clean and well organized. A very good deal for the price! I will have this hostel at the top of my list of places to stay when I return to Columbus!
Marc, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quiet safe comfortable accommodation
JulieAnn, us5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
The staff person was soooo accommodating it's almost beyond belief. Everything was wonderful. My GPS needed updating and he took it home updated it brought it back in a timely manner and this was all on a Sunday.
Nancy, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Tiny Urban Log Cabin = Shangri La
Stayed in the Tiny Urban Log Cabin. Very cool. All's like being at home, but you have to climb a ladder to get to bed, lol. Anyhow, everyone staying there was supercool...not a lot of hippies or college kids, actually...brainiacs with a laid-back attitude would be more like laundry, free towels, hot tub, fridge with a real ice maker, free dishes, free wifi...there's even a huge power-converter and plenty of outlets for laptops or chargers or whatever in the Tiny Cabin. There is no table, however...but the main house is three steps away and it's HUGE. They even have a freaking PIANO (out of tune) and a pair of free chromebook-type large-screen computers you can jump on to check your email, read the news or write a report. The projection screen man-cave with uber-sound system was broken when I was there, but it will likely be fixed and put back to good use. Finally, you can take any bicycles; any lockers; and any CLEAN swimsuits (if you want to use the hot tub) you want, so long as you bring them back. What a great setup!! Security was top-shelf, as well, since there are NO KEYS - you only have to remember two five-digit codes - ONE to your room (or dorm or cabin) and one to the Main House. All doors swing shut immediately and lock themselves with a deadbolt as soon as you enter. Food and entertainment are within walking or cycling distance. If you're on a business trip and you need to save money and still feel at home - Bazinga!
Mark, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wayfare Texan
9/29-9/30 First time at a place of its kind and loved it exclude the rest/bathroom sharing but overall great experience. Looking forward to staying at the Hawaii location someday. Appreciate the service Rob/Matt.
Lesley, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Thumbs Up!!
Ryan, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Sleep and go.
It was ok. I went to the house at 9:00pm and went to sleep. Got up in the morning, showered and left. I needed to be somewhere to sleep for a maximum of 9 hours. No amenities needed by me. It worked.
Michelle, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent Hostel Experience!
I chose this hostel for my adult daughter and myself so that we could experience a different type of accommodation and to be near Mapfre Stadium for a concert. It was a great choice! Absolutely no problem finding it and finding our way in and around this cute old home. Our host, Robbie, was very friendly and made us feel quite comfortable. I chose the King Private room and it was perfect. There's limited parking so we found a spot 6 or 7 houses away and opted to leave our vehicle and used Lyft to the show. After the concert it was a very easy walk back to our lodging. I will definitely try to stay at this place in the future when we're in town for similar events.
Angela, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Stop-over in Columbus.
Nice hostel with a big kitchen and common area. I stayed in the little house outback, which was NOT so comfortable. Very difficult to climb up to the loft; I ended up sleeping on the pull-out couch. If I stayed again, I’d just get a regular room. The WiFi was sketchy. Free bagels, cereal, juice and coffee and the shower was nice and hot. Towels provided.
Julia, as1 night trip

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

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