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The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

Hostel | 2407 Indiana Ave., Columbus, Ohio, USA 43202

93.5% Overall Rating

21 out of 21 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (30/05/2014)

jeff robertson thinks…

"Location was great, rode bike into town which was very easy and not far. Staff were great-manager (rob) was very helpful. Close to party store with great beer selection. Liked that i was able to…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • Bicycle hire
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 20.00

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Columbus?

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The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel opened in August of 2010. It is the only hostel in Columbus Ohio, which is a thriving metropolis. We strive to achieve the highest standards in cleanliness, friendliness of staff, and fun. Read more

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About The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

Our hostel has many unique features. We have a very large projected screen for movies and entertainment in the common area. Additionally, we can accommodate musical performances or concerts in the back patio area as well as smaller events in the common area. Our front porch is equipped with a table for beer pong or other nightlife games and there is a foosball table in the common area. Also, basically the whole house (front porch, back patio, and common area) is wired for music for parties or other events. Finally, we keep a watchful eye on local events to ensure you stay informed.

Accommodation Information

We provide all guests with a comforter, duvet, sheets, pillow, pillowcase, and bath towel upon arrival. We do not allow guests to use their own bedding. The kitchen is available for guest use. We provide a free continental breakfast everyday and a large buffet breakfast on special occasions. We do not allow smoking of cigarettes/cigars in the building, however we do allow smoking on the front porch and back patio. Each guest is issued a locker in the common area for their valuables and locks are provided. Luggage storage is available. Sleeping space is typically not available until after 5:00 pm on the day the guest will check in.

Location Information

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel
2407 Indiana Ave.
Columbus, OH 43202

Area Attractions:
The Ohio State University, Crew Stadium, High Street (1/2 mile away), The number 4 and number 2 city bus lines (COTA), The East Residential CABS bus (free shuttle to the university campus), Bars, Restaurants, and a short distance (5 min) from the downtown area and convention center.