THE VARSITY INN

3246 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43202 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
2.0 Star Suburban Hotel in Franklin County
40.02591 -83.02654
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3.5/ 5

Based on 57 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 14.6%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 92 rooms
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check out time: 12:00pm
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Check Rates AAA Double 2 Doublebed Desk AC TV High Speed Internet Cof Mkr Iron Board
Non-Smoking
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Smoking
Check Rates AAA Handicap King King Bed Desk AC TV High Speed Internet Cof Mkr Iron Board
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Smoking
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Non-Smoking
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Smoking
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Smoking
Check Rates Standard Double Room 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
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Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
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Check Rates Standard Room 1 King Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Minutes from: Ohio Stadium Schottenstein Center Nationwide Arena Arena District Crew Stadium Short North Arts Disctrict Expo Center Greater Columbus Convention Center Berliner Park

Verified Reviews of The Varsity Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very impressed for the price. I love quality and a good deal! Thank you, Varsity Inn North.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Mar-2014 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Mar 04 to Thu Mar 06 2014 at a $71.75 average nightly rate.
"Nice"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Nice for the price. Convenient location to OSU
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Nov-2013 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Nov 23 to Sun Nov 24 2013 at a $70.91 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of The Varsity Inn

3.5 out of 5. Based on 57 guest reviews , Average

Property Description

For unmatched convenience, comfort and affordability just minutes from the Ohio State University campus, choose one of Varsity Inn's two Columbus hotel locations. Varsity Inn North and Varsity Inn South are both well-appointed, moderately-priced Columbus, Ohio hotels located equal distances from OSU, with easy access from interstates and Route 315. With pet-friendly accommodations, unparalleled service and exceptional amenities like our outdoor heated pool and free wireless Internet, you'll love staying in one of our Columbus hotels close to downtown and The Ohio State University. Columbus Hotels for the Whole Group if you're traveling with a sports team for a game at one of the area's state-of-the-art arenas or fields, our proximity to sports venues, our double rooms and our group rates, make the Varsity Inn hotels in Columbus the perfect place for the team. Our hotel accommodations are also ideal for wedding parties and guests, as we're only a few minutes from popular wedding destinations such as Chadwick Arboretum and The Fawcett Center.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2010
Floors: 2
Rooms: 92
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 72
Handicap Rooms: 3
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 4.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: n/a
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hour
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 17.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 10.00%
City Tax: 0.00%
Country Tax: 0.00%
VAT: Value Added Tax: 0.00 VAT % Inclusive
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 0.00 GST %
PST: Provincial Sales Tax: 0.00 PST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 0.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 0.00%
Other Tax: 0.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 0.00 Per Item
Additional Person Fee: 0.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Room Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 0.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 0.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 0.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 0.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$10, we are pet friendly


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

Port Columbus Airport (6.7 miles) Taxi one-way, $25.00

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel Shuttle, three mile radius based on availability, complementary

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Seasonality and Projections at The Varsity Inn

Rate fluctuations of The Varsity Inn

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler prices we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 28.9% in the month of June 2013 and the highest average individual rate is $94 in the month of October 2013. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Varsity Inn in a month when rates are lower.

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