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Your next trip could be twice as rewarding with the 2X Points Package when you book your stay at any participating Hilton Garden Inn hotel.
Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area hotel near Ohio State University and Jerome Schottenstein Center, home of Buckeye basketball and ice hockey. Enjoy a convenient location minutes from Short North Arts and Entertainment District, Ohio State University Hospital, and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. There are all kinds of attractions near Ohio State University. Bring the kids to experience the Electrostatic Generator at COSI, Center for Science and Industry, or visit Jungle Jack and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
Whether you’re in Columbus, Ohio on business or to tailgate at the Buckeye’s football game, we’ll provide a comfortable hotel room near Ohio State University to help you feel at home. Enjoy a comfortable bed, in-room hospitality center, and a flat-screen HDTV. Appreciate features such as complimentary wired and wireless WiFi, a modern fitness center, an indoor pool and free parking.
We know you appreciate the comforts of home when you travel on business. Our hotel rooms near Ohio State University provide both wired and wireless internet access, comfortable beds, and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium movie channels, cable and pay-per-view movies. Heat up a ready-to-cook meal from our 24-hour Pavilion Pantry in your microwave or order a burger from the in-room dining menu. Enjoy your in-room hospitality center with a refrigerator and coffeemaker.
You want to stay connected with the office or family back home. With complimentary WiFi in public spaces and guest rooms, and our 24-hour business center with PrinterOn printing capability, checking your emails is just a click away. Keep your workout schedule away from home at our state-of-the-art fitness center or in your room with a Stay Fit Kit® from the Front Desk. Swim in our indoor pool, relax in the whirlpool, or just enjoy one of our outdoor patios. Warm up by the lobby fireplace while catching the game on the lobby's 50-inch HDTV. Complimentary coffee and tea are availabile in the lobby.
Our Columbus hotel is minutes from downtown Columbus, the Convention Center, and area hospitals including University Hospital, James Cancer Center, and Riverside Methodist Hospital. Explore the galleries, pubs, nightlife, and coffee houses in The Short North, just south of the Ohio State Campus, minutes from the hotel. Suburban Upper Arlington and Grandview are a short drive from the hotel.