Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus-The Ohio State University Red Roof Inn Plus Columbus

441 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH   Directions
(330 Reviews)
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Experience Red Roof PLUS+… Adding more WOW to your stay! Located near SR-315 in Columbus, OH, Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus – The Ohio State University offers newly-renovated, 100% smoke-free rooms with flat screen TVs. This hotel is within walking distance to The Ohio State University, the Schottenstein Center, Value City Arena and The Ohio Stadium (Home of the Buckeyes). The hotel is also close to John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) as well as Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

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Experience Red Roof PLUS+. Adding more WOW to your stay! Discover an enhanced experience with all new rooms and our most requested higher-end amenities. A completely remodeled and upgraded stay. Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus – The Ohio State University features 100% smoke-free, newly-renovated rooms. The hotel is within walking distance to the Schottenstein Center/Value City Arena, Ohio Stadium, St. John’s Arena and all North Campus athletic facilities. Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus – The Ohio State University is just five minutes from downtown Columbus and all areas of OSU. The hotel is located within two miles from Ohio State Fairgrounds and Expo Center, MAPFRE Stadium, The Wexner Center for the Arts, The Newport Music Hall, Columbus Riverside Methodist Hospital and four miles from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Arthur G. James Cancer Center as well as just one block from the University City Center and its many restaurants, bars, shopping and grocery. Other nearby attractions include Hollywood Casino Columbus, AMC Theater, or the city's Short North District and Nationwide Arena. Also enjoy many parks and outdoor attractions such as the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens and the Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetlands area. Our caring and friendly staff members are ready to welcome you.

When you check in, check out the fantastic new amenities in our NextGen® design rooms! The rooms at this 100% smoke-free inn feature a stylish, boutique design with all new furniture, spa-inspired bathrooms with modern vessel sinks, new comfy Rest Suite beds by Serta, plush high-end bedding, wood-like flooring, comfortable new seating and a large, flat screen TV. This Red Roof PLUS+ hotel also features Premium Rooms with breakfast and a snack ready in your room! All rooms offer free Wi-Fi. Microwave and mini-refrigerator units are available in the Superior, Deluxe and Premium room types. On Command Video with a selection of free TV channels, pay-to-view premium channels, movies and music is also available. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome.

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Key Amenities

100% Smoke Free
Kids and Pets Stay Free
Verified Wi-Fi

Hotel Amenities

  • All New NextGen Rooms
  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long Distance
  • 100% Smoke-Free
  • ADA Accessible Parking
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Elevator
  • Portable Cribs Available
  • Restaurant within Walking Distance
  • Snack Center
  • Free Parking


  • Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital (1.07 mi)
  • AMC Lennox Town Center 24 (1.51 mi)
  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (1.58 mi)
  • Ohio State University (1.68 mi)
  • Arthur James Cancer Center (1.68 mi)
  • Ohio State Fairgrounds (2.19 mi)
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center (3.41 mi)
  • German Village (4.04 mi)
  • Hollywood Casino Columbus (6.54 mi)
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (10.80 mi)
  • Ohio State University Airport (OSU) (4.89 mi)
  • John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) (7.39 mi)
  • Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) (14.72 mi)
  • Newark-Heath Airport (VTA) (29.76 mi)
  • Dayton International Airport (DAY) (63.93 mi)
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers (0.04 mi)
  • Applebee's (0.06 mi)
  • Gyro & Kabab House (0.08 mi)
  • McDonald's (0.07 mi)
  • Subway (0.20 mi)
  • Skyline Chili (0.25 mi)
  • Denny's (0.28 mi)
  • Bob Evans (0.50 mi)
  • Burger King (0.56 mi)
  • Harvest Bar + Kitchen (0.64 mi)

TripAdvisor Ratings

Excellent night!
July 31, 2018

What a beautiful experience! We had a terrible night before we arrived at the Red Roof Plus. Someone had body-slammed our door at the Motel 6, trying to break in. We left there and the amazing Alex who worked the front desk at Red Roof Plus upgraded us to a premium room so we could be close to him in the lobby. We were so shook up upon arrival. Alex escorted us to our room. The room was lovely, so clean, beautiful and well-appointed. There was a premium box in the refrigerator with snacks, juice and water. The towels are thick and fluffy, the beds so comfortable with a selection of soft and firm pillows, and everything was pristinely clean. We are so grateful and will come here every time we stay in Columbus. Thank you for taking such good care of us Alex and Red Roof Plus.

Good enough
July 01, 2018

Nothing fancy, that’s for sure. But the room was newer and clean, and comfortable if a little snug. I wouldn’t want to spend a lot of time in the room, but it was just fine for an inexpensive place to crash for the night.

A little sketchy
June 27, 2018

Pulled in to find a large, loud party going on at one end of the building with a blaring radio at 9:00pm. Checked in and asked the guy if our room was at that end since my kids needed to sleep. He moved us to the other end. Walking to our room passed two people that were trashed sitting outside doing things that should be not done outside with my kids. Was late, so just went to room. Room was okay. Very dated. Had basics. Was able to get sleep and checked out at 6am. Will find a different hotel tonight.

Go somewhere else
June 22, 2018

The place is relatively clean. The ac unit was nasty and broken. Tiny little rooms. Hardly was able to sleep and got up with a backache. The beds were full size not queens as we were told. Disappointed in this hotel experience.

April 25, 2018

Positives- Lots of parking, close to the hospital, which is why we were in town. Clean room, different types of pillows. Negatives- piss ants in bathroom, the room was over 80 degrees. Heater wasn't working and we couldn't get it to turn down. We ended up having to turn the wall air conditioner on. Also, the sink wouldn't drain. The heat and sink issue happened both times we have stayed there. It's decent.

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Check-in Age: 18 years or older
Pet Policy: One well-behaved family pet is permitted, at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during guest registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. In consideration of all guests, pets must never be left unattended in the guestroom. When you walk your pet on property, please be considerate and clean up after your pet.
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Safe Usage Fee of $1.50 + tax per night will be added at the hotel.

This inn is Smoke Free and does not offer any smoking rooms.

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