The Varsity Inn

1445 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH 43212 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Suburban Hotel in Franklin County
39.98922 -83.02596
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3.0/5

Based on 179 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • 119 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 12:00pm
  • Group score of 9.1/10

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingmobility Accessible Double 2 Double Beds Lwer Bed Walk in Shower No Tub Visual S
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingmobility Accessible King with in Shower Notub Lower Bed Shower Bench Visual Stro
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingstandard Double 2 Double Beds Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Local Calls Cab
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingstandard King King Bed Renovated Bath Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Lcl Cal
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingstandard King King Bed Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Local Calls Cable Coff
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Nonsmokingstandard King Renovated Bath 1 King Bed Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Lcl C
Non-Smoking
Check RatesGoverment Renovated King Room Nonsmokingmobility Accessible Roll in Shower Visual Strobe Avail On Re
Non-Smoking
Check RatesMini King
Non-Smoking
Check RatesMini King 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesMini Room with King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesMini Room with King Bed (Renovated)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNonsmokingmobility Accessible Double 2 Double Beds Lwer Bed Walk in Shower No Tub Visual Strobe On R
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesNonsmokingstandard Double 2 Double Beds Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Local Calls Cable Coffee
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNonsmokingstandard King King Bed Renovated Bath Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Lcl Calls No Micr
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNonsmokingstandard King King Bed Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Local Calls Cable Coffee Maker
Non-Smoking
Check RatesNonsmokingstandard King Renovated Bath 1 King Bed Wireless Hi Sp Avail Complimentary Lcl Calls Coffe
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated Double Mobility Accessible Walk in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated Double Mobility Accessible Walk in Shower 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Mobility Accessible Roll in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Mobility Accessible Roll in Shower 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Mobility Accessible Walk in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Mobility Accessible Walk in Shower 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Room Nonsmokingmobility Accessible Roll in Shower Visual Strobe Avail On Request
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Walk in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated King Walk in Shower 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated Mini King Walk in Shower
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRenovated Mini King Walk in Shower 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom with King Bed (Renovated)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Double 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room with 2 Double Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Many fine dining and casual restaurants within blocks. A strip mall with movie theatre as well.

Verified Reviews of The Varsity Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Satisfactory"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Overall a very good experience. Front desk was helpful and very personable. Room was clean. Bathtubs may need a different type of cleaner to help with the hard water stains otherwise the stay was very nice.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-May-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat May 04 to Sun May 05 2019 at a $116.87 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of The Varsity Inn

3.0 out of 5. Based on 179 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

The Varsity Inn OSU is close to downtown's business and arena district, with rooms near Wexner Medical Center at OSU, The Ohio State University campus, Ohio Stadium and many area attractions. We also offer high-speed wireless Internet access.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2015
Floors: 2
Rooms: 119
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 119
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Pool Info:
We have a Seasonal Outdoor Pool open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours in advance
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 17.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.50%
Occupancy Tax: 10.00%
Additional Person Fee: 5.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets allowed up to 80 lbs. $10/per stay plus tax.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Voicemail
  • Express Check-Out

Airport & Shuttle Information

Fifteen minutes away from the airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

FAQs about The Varsity Inn

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Varsity Inn have?

There are 119 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at The Varsity Inn?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate Nonsmokingmobility Accessible Double 2 Double Beds Lwer Bed Walk in Shower No Tub Visual St

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at The Varsity Inn?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Close to restaurants/shopping. Great shopping. Every guests reviewed liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at The Varsity Inn?

Good dining.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Free Wifi. Average wifi quality. The majority of guests thought the wifi quality was ok.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Almost all guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a pool at The Varsity Inn?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. We have a Seasonal Outdoor Pool open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend..

Testimonials:

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"Thanks so much for your help. Your website was a lifesaver as I had called that hotel the day before I logged on and was offered a block for almost twice the price!" R.D. - Oak Brook, IL

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