This hostel is located 5 minutes’ drive from Ohio State University and features a large outdoor hot tub. Free Wi-Fi and a shared fully equipped kitchen are available for guests to use. The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel features rooms with a work desk and a shared bathroom. The bright rooms offer a fan and air conditioning. Free bicycles are provided for easy transportation. Barbeque facilities and an outdoor fire pit are on site. Guests can relax in the shared lounge area and watch TV. Laundry is also available at The Columbus Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel. Columbus city centre is 4 miles from the hostel. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is 15 minutes’ drive away.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast info

Continental, Breakfast to go

Free parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
3 single beds
Bedroom 1:
1 double bed
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
Bedroom 3:
3 single beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.6
Comfort
8.5
Value for money
9.1
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
8.2
High score for Columbus
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Samantha
    Canada Canada
    I liked how clean it was in the room and having Netflix and Prime to watch. Breakfast options were nice if I needed a quick bite and I liked how the rules were laid out. I also would've loved to borrow a bike if I knew sooner but didn't until my...
  • Oliver
    Germany Germany
    - clean - fridge in room - basic breakfast - quiet area close to some restaurants and in walking distance to Ohio State
  • Katharina
    United States United States
    Clean kitchen, bathroom and room. Free parking in the area and close to public transportation. A nice little hostel. Good price, I would come again.

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Movie nights
  • Pub crawls
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Wellness
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 25

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

You will receive a contact-less self check-in email from us at 3 pm on the day of your arrival. It will contain everything you need to get in.

Please ensure you know which email address you have associated with your booking.com account.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel

  • The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is 3.1 miles from the centre of Columbus. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Games room
    • Darts
    • Pub crawls
    • Movie nights
    • Bicycle rental
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel on this page.

  • Guests staying at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Breakfast to go

  • The prices at The Wayfaring Buckeye Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.