Best Hotels To Stay While Visiting Ohio State University

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Students, friends and family of students, alumni, and prospective employees of Ohio State University may find themselves visiting the popular university. Although Ohio State University has regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, and Newark, the main campus is located in Columbus, Ohio, at 154 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43120. Hotels in Columbus near campus include upscale, mid-range, and economy hotels including the Blackwell Inn, the Hyatt-Regency Columbus, the University Plaza Hotel, and the Holiday Inn Express Columbus.

The Blackwell Inn is conveniently located on campus at the Fisher College of Business, near the university’s business, sports, arts, and entertainment centers at 2110 Tuttle Park Place. It’s an upscale accommodation with personalized service, a conference center, and the Bistro restaurant and lounge. Room amenities include cordless phones and data ports with wireless connectivity, 37" flat screen HD TV, in-room safe, and bathrobes.

The Hyatt-Regency Columbus is a high-rise hotel 10 minutes from the university at 350 North High Street. Visitors enjoy views of Columbus or OSU campus. It’s a landmark hotel connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and within walking distance of area sports, arts, and entertainment, as well as the Ohio State Capitol Building. This is a nice option for guests looking for a mid-priced accommodation.

University Plaza Hotel and Conference Center is 10 minutes from the university at 3110 Olentangy River Road. The hotel features wireless access, a 24 hour business center, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. It’s an economy to mid-priced hotel for university and sporting events visitors, close to the school with economy rates for standard guest room double occupancy.

Holiday Inn Express Columbus at 1221 E. Dublin Granville Road is about 20 minutes from OSU, right off of Interstate I-71. It’s 5 minutes from Columbus’ major shopping centers, and close to sports facilities, the Columbus Fair Grounds, and Port Columbus International Airport. This economy hotel offers discounted rates.

These are just a few of the many hotels in the greater Columbus, Ohio area that are close and convenient to the university and many of Columbus’ other wonderful attractions. It’s not difficult to find a comfortable and affordable place to stay in town when visiting Ohio State University. To complete list of accommodations near Ohio State University main campus please click on the following link. Ohio State University Hotels