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Red Roof PLUS Columbus – The Ohio State University
Families visiting their Ohio State student can do so for a good price at the Red Roof PLUS Columbus – The Ohio State University. With rates starting at well under $100, parents will have no problem fitting the hotel into their budget. Guests will find crisp, white linens and warm décor in the rooms, as well as mini refrigerators in some rooms. The hotel is also within walking distance to the campus, which is helpful as finding parking can be difficult.
Extended Stay America – Columbus – Polaris
If you’re looking for some shopping entertainment in Ohio, Extended Stay America – Columbus – Polaris is a good place to base yourself. Known for the Polaris Fashion Mall, the hotel is right there within feet of boutiques and shops. The hotel also provides amenities such as free breakfast, Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, in-room kitchenettes, and white linens. Bringing kids? Check out the Magic Mountain Fun Center (featuring laser tag, bumper cars, and more) or take a dip in the hotel pool. Rates can often be found for $100 or less per night at the hotel.
Hawthorne Park Bed And Breakfast
Make your reservations far in advance for a stay at the Hawthorne Park Bed and Breakfast as there are only three rooms and one suite in the entire house. Truly a private getaway located outside downtown Columbus, each room has its own private bathroom, modern décor, free Wi-Fi, and a flat screen TV. Nearby, guests can access the YMCA (with a complimentary one-day pass) and head to downtown Columbus to visit attractions like the Columbus Museum of Art and more entertainment and restaurants.
Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort
Speaking of a good place to take the kids (where waterparks are hard to come by), spend a weekend at Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort where both children and parents can have fun. The resort’s 277+ rooms, suites, and villas come equipped with high speed internet, movie and game packages for the TVs, and various bedding choices for a variety of families. Your single night stay can start at $40 and includes 2-day passes for everyone to the indoor heated waterpark. You can even upgrade your room to include such amenities as food vouchers and late checkouts. Done going down water slides? Take the kids to the nearby Columbus Zoo or head downtown to enjoy the local fare and nightlife.
True to its famous name, the Hilton Columbus/Polaris provides guests comfortable and stylish rooms with white linens, flat screen TVs, and contemporary décor. Enjoy an afternoon spent at the Polaris Fashion Mall or hang out in the Hilton’s upscale lounge. Guests can also choose to dine onsite in one of the hotel’s two restaurants. Due to its name, the Hilton Columbus/Polaris can be a bit pricier compared to other chain hotels in the area, often starting at more than $150 per night. As expected, the hotel also offers such amenities as Wi-Fi, a pool, and even a convenient airport shuttle.