$89 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Aug 25, 2014 Check-out: Aug 26, 2014

Comfort Inn North/Polaris

2 stars
8400 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
8 reviews
wonderful area

It was remodeled clean and very comfortable. There was shopping super close by all the best... See full review

  • Julie KGP
  • Jul 16, 2014
Great hotel good price!

Friendly staff, great location, relaxing spa, great breakfast! In town for a conference and would... See full review

  • hmc.rvt
  • Feb 23, 2013
The Comfort Inn Polaris is located at I-71 and Polaris Parkway; Easy on-off access. Complimentary breakfast bar with hot items, indoor pool, free WiFi and an exercise room. Walking distance to shopping, dining and Magic Mountain family fun center. Nearby is the Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay Water Park, Quest Business Center, JP Morgan Chase, Columbus Crew Soccer stadium, Nationwide Arena, State air grounds and the hotel is in the center of Polaris business district. Valid major credit card must be presented with matching ID upon arrival. No cash-only guests please. Pet accommodation: 25.00 USD per stay. A maximum of 50 pounds, and a maximum of 3 pets per room.

Hotel Map

40.1394 -82.9732
Nearby airports
Port Columbus Int'l Airport, (CMH), 15.00, MI, SE; James Cox Dayton Int'l. Arpt, (DAY), 35.00, MI, NE;
Area description
City Center, I-71 @Exit 121

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Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Vending machines
Services
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
In-Room Safe
FAX
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Truck parking
Bus parking
Accessibility
Ramp access to buildings
Brailled elevators
Room
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Sofa bed
Iron
Wet bar

Nearby points of interest

  • Sharon Woods Metro Park: 1.5 mi
  • Antrim Park: 5.4 mi
  • Easton Town Center: 7.2 mi
  • Whetstone Park: 7.2 mi
  • Olentangy Bike Path: 8.4 mi
  • Crew Soccer Stadium: 9.1 mi
  • The Value City Arena: 9.5 mi
  • Value City Arena: 9.5 mi
  • Ohio State University: 9.6 mi
  • Wexner Center for the Arts: 9.8 mi
  • Ohio Stadium: 9.9 mi
  • Goodale Park: 11.5 mi
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center: 11.6 mi
  • Columbus Crew Stadium: 11.7 mi
  • LC Pavillion: 11.9 mi
  • Sharon Woods Metro Park: 1.5 mi
  • Antrim Park: 5.4 mi
  • Easton Town Center: 7.2 mi
  • Whetstone Park: 7.2 mi
  • Olentangy Bike Path: 8.4 mi
  • Crew Soccer Stadium: 9.1 mi
  • The Value City Arena: 9.5 mi
  • Value City Arena: 9.5 mi
  • Ohio State University: 9.6 mi
  • Wexner Center for the Arts: 9.8 mi
  • Ohio Stadium: 9.9 mi
  • Goodale Park: 11.5 mi
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center: 11.6 mi
  • Columbus Crew Stadium: 11.7 mi
  • LC Pavillion: 11.9 mi
  • Jazz Arts Group: 11.9 mi
  • Central Ohio Fire Museum: 11.9 mi
  • Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden: 11.9 mi
  • Huntington Park: 11.9 mi
  • Nationwide Arena: 12 mi
  • Columbus Museum of Art: 12.1 mi
  • Southern Theater: 12.3 mi
  • Kelton House Museum & Garden: 12.4 mi
  • Statehouse: 12.4 mi
  • Topiary Garden: 12.4 mi
  • Ohio Theater: 12.5 mi
  • Center of Science and Industry: 12.6 mi
  • Shadowbox Live: 13.1 mi
  • Schiller Park: 13.7 mi
  • Ohio Historical Center: 90.5 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (8)

Ratings and reviews for Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
8 out of 8
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.3

62% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Julie KGP
Business
Batesville, indiana
Jul 16, 2014

wonderful area

It was remodeled clean and very comfortable. There was shopping super close by all the best franchises. There were lots of activities for kids and a large recreational lake. Short 15 minutes to the convention center. It's perfect for business family time or just needing a girls night out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

If you like Texas Roadhouse

Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
BuffAmanda
Columbus, Ohio
Jun 22, 2014

Bare necessities

We had reserved a crib for our one year old. The front desk said that we should have called to verify the request because the hotel system doesn't recognize requests from a 3rd party travel site . They wouldn't discount our stay nor did they have any cribs available.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
hmc.rvt
Business
ohio
Feb 23, 2013

Great hotel good price!

Friendly staff, great location, relaxing spa, great breakfast! In town for a conference and would have liked to stay longer. Pretty clean, comfy beds, good price. Will stay again!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

So much nearby!

Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Kansas City, KS
Jun 26, 2011

Business

Location was good, but the hotel just lacked that "friendly place to be" feeling.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Youngstown, Ohio
Nov 30, 2010

Excellent hotel accomodations

We were there to visit our friends that moved there, we had them come to our room for some christmas gifts and had a great time, the room was very roomy and the cleanliness was excellent, our friends were very impressed with the room also. The only bad experience was that we went down for breakfast an hour before it wwas over and there was nothing left but juice and coffee, we had to go eat somewhere else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Don't rely on getting breakfast and as promised, just plan on going out. Obviously the hotel knew they were sold out but didn't make the necessary adjustments to have enough food available, but then again it was Ohio state vs Michigan game weekend.

Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Not an OSU fan
Austin, TX
Nov 20, 2010

Very convenient

I really appreciate this hotel. Amazing proximity to I-71, but very quiet hotel. Travelled with my 2 year old and the indoor pool was a treat for us! Check in was easy, room was very clean and quiet and there is plenty of parking. Beds were comfortable and breakfast had lots of hot/cold options. The staff seems very hardworking. Overall a perfect stay! We ate with family nearby, but there are 10+ restaurants immediately around the hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Lots of grocery and shopping options within a 5 minute drive.

Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Chesterfield, VA
Apr 29, 2010

We were bad guests - apparently!

My wife and I reserved a room for 6 nights. The purpose of our trip was to visit our daughter, son-in-law, and our 2 grandchildren. Our daily routine consisted of eating breakfast (which was included and very good) and then departing for the day to spend with our daughter's family. We spoke with the cleaning staff on the first day and asked that the beds be made and that we have clean towels on a daily basis throughout our stay. On Saturday, we departed a bit later than usual and returned at ~ 3 pm to change and go out to dinner. For some strange reason, our room was as we had left it. The cleaning staff was still around and guests were checking in so I spoke to the on-duty manager. I explained to her what had happened. I told her that we would be gone until at least 9 pm and requested that the beds be made and that we have clean towels. She acknowledged my request. When we returned, we were disappointed that the room was as we had left it. We called the office and received clean towels which were delivered by the same person that I had spoken to at 3 pm. Because this was our fourth night, the sheets should have been changed but this had not been done. On Sunday morning, we departed at 9 am and returned at 9:15 pm to find the room as we had left it - no clean towels or made beds. The same night manager was on duty and provided towels - again. The next day we spoke to the manager and a sales rep. They offered an apology which should have been offered after their first cleaning failure. The incident should have never been repeated. What was even more unnerving was the fact that we were made to feel that it was somehow our fault because we had used our "do not disturb" sign while we were getting ready to depart. Apparently the cleaning team makes a single assessment of what needs to be cleaned and a displayed "do not disturb" sign during their assessment automatically takes you off the list. We received no compensation with regard to a rate discount, but my wife received a gift set of soaps and lotions - woo hoo! I guess that they raided the supply cabinet. Based on our first 2 days and 3 nights, we were considering staying in a suite at our next visit. However, that will not happen. The location is good and the facility is nice, but we won't be going back. I felt that we were an imposition rather than paying guests.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
1
Review of Comfort Inn North/Polaris

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Toledo, OH
Jan 31, 2008

Business Trip Friendly

The Comfort Inn was comfortable and in a great location for dinning and shopping. Also adequate workout facilities on site. Would stay again if in the area for business.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Reservations required for finer restaurants in area.

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