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The Buckeyes of Ohio State University compete in the Big Ten Conference and are consistently among the top-ranked college football teams in the country. In fact, The Ohio State University is one of only three universities to have won national championships in football, basketball, and baseball, as well as one of only two universities to play in both the football and basketball national championship games in the same calendar year. 

Situated only a short drive away from the home field of Ohio Stadium, Varsity Inn provides welcoming accommodations at affordable prices. Whether you're in town to attend one of the many OSU sporting events or a professional sports game, we welcome you with value-added lodging only minutes away from the area sports venues. 

Athletic Programs at OSU:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Women's field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Pistol and rifle
  • Women's rowing
  • Soccer
  • Women's softball
  • Swimming and diving
  • Synchronized swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Professional Sports in Columbus

The Buckeyes aren't the only sports team bringing fans to Columbus. Our city is also home to hockey, soccer, and baseball teams, and our hotel is located close to all the best venues.

Columbus Blue Jackets - NHL

Enjoy a fun-filled hockey game when you stay at our hotel near the Nationwide Arena. The Columbus Blue Jackets are a NHL favorite, and their home games provide all the excitement professional hockey has to offer.  

Columbus Clippers - MLB 

Huntington Park is the permanent home to the Columbus Clippers baseball team. Their state-of-the-art stadium, Huntington Park, boasts a capacity of 10,100, and the Left Field Building includes a 110-foot bar with open patios overlooking the field on the second story. The third story contains the AEP Power Pavilion, an open-air rooftop with bleachers reminiscent of Wrigley Field. The Picnic Terrace or one of the Suites overhanging the stands offer options for fans and groups alike.

Columbus Crew SC – MLS

On May 15, 1999, The Crew forever etched its place in American sports history by christening Columbus Crew Stadium, the country's first major league stadium built specifically for soccer. Experience the history when you stay at our hotel near MAPFRE Stadium, the new name for the former Columbus Crew Stadium.

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