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The Varsity Inn

2-star2 stars
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
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This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book. 

  • Overall it was goodJan 8, 2021
  • The man who checked me in seemed angry and couldn't have been more disrespectful and rude.Jan 7, 2021

The Varsity Inn

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$86
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

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

  • John Glenn Columbus Intl. Airport (CMH) - 13 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

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.
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 onsite self parking

  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

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
  • Shower/tub combination
  • 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
  • Varsity Inn South Hotel Columbus
  • 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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

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

  • Does The Varsity Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Varsity Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Varsity Inn?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Varsity Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
  • 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.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Varsity Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Varsity Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cap City Fine Diner (4-min walk), Brazenhead Irish Pub (10-min walk), and Bravo! (10-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at The Varsity Inn?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Hollywood Casino (11-min drive) and Scioto Downs (15-min drive) are both nearby.

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 1,547 reviews

Poor 2.0
Absolutely Awful
Dirty, smelly room so bad I booked somewhere else, that changed our plans but it was a better, safer option.
Rachael, us1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Worst stay ever
Billy, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Front desk lady from hell!!
Everything was absolutely wonderful except for onee thing. The lady working on christmas day was extremely rude and plain mean for no reason what so ever. Especially knowing i am a regular guest at this location who goves them alit of my money and buisness.
Jessica, us2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Good for the most part.
Was packing up to head home and someone stopped to chit chat. When I had my back turned he stole my cell phone. I didn't realize it until I was back home. Put everything back in my bags and went right back to the hotel. The guy was gone already. Won't make that mistake again
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
As always I enjoyed staying at the Varsity Inn. The staff is polite and helpful with any questions.
Phillip, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff was friendly as always!!
Phillip, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Dirt marks and hand prints are easily cleaned
Bathroom walls were dirty. I wiped them down
Keith, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff is amazing.
Phillip, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel ! Nice bathrooms and showers. The beds are really comfortable.
Brandon, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
They didn’t have one big king size bed so she gave us a double ..wasn’t a big deal Toby
Trisha, us1 night trip

The Varsity Inn