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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
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Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
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2 Double Beds
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Get an overview of this hotel
Suburban Columbus hotel in Grandview Heights with free parking

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Olentangy Motor Inn in Columbus (Grandview Heights), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Ohio State University and Greater Columbus Convention Center. This hotel is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from Easton Town Center and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Ohio Stadium.

Make yourself at home in one of the 55 individually furnished guestrooms. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.

This smoke-free hotel has 2 floors in 1 building and offers wheelchair access.

Enjoy a meal at Crimson Cup or snacks in the hotel's coffee shop/cafe.

Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/cafe. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in September 2023.

Olentangy Motor Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Year Built - 1986
  • Total number of rooms - 55
  • No accessible shuttle
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Number of accessible parking spaces 4
  • Off-street parking
  • Smooth flooring in public areas
  • RV, bus, truck parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Olentangy Motor Inn offers 55 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps). Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Wireless internet access
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shower only
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • TV size: 55
  • TV size measurement: inch
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste not available
  • Mobile key entry
  • WiFi speed 25+ Mbps
  • Smooth flooring in room

Where to Eat

Crimson Cup - Onsite coffee shop.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at anytime

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 total (up to 30 lbs per pet)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. Guests can access their rooms with a mobile device. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Pets cannot be left unattended

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Virtual front desk

Guest will receive an email before arrival 7 days

Property mobile app required for guests

Property mobile app name olentangymotorinn

Smoke detector

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Guests must register online prior to arrival

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests must provide a copy of their government-issued photo I.D. in advance

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Children stay free - maximum age 12

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Children stay free

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Varsity Inn South Hotel
  • Varsity Inn South Hotel Columbus
  • Varsity South Columbus
  • Varsity Inn Columbus
  • Varsity Inn
  • Varsity Columbus
  • The Varsity Inn
  • Olentangy Motor Inn Hotel
  • Olentangy Motor Inn Columbus
  • Olentangy Motor Inn Hotel Columbus

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Guests can access their rooms with a mobile device.

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

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