Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort - Columbus

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4560 Hilton Corporate Drive, Columbus, OH, United States, 43232show map
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Overview

Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort is a grand 3-star hotel set 11 km from Downtown Columbus and 14 km from Ohio State University . The hotel was opened in 1978, renovated in 2006 and is housed in a 12-storey building.

Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort is connected with other parts of Columbus due to a port located nearby.

The hotel allows quick access to mountains and a botanical garden.

Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort offers a quick access to Port Columbus Intl airport, which is about 15 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort consists of 337 rooms where guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV with on-demand movies, pay television, a safe and a work desk. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the café each morning.

Services

Aside from a designated smoking area, an elevator and parking, guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, shuttle service and laundry.

Relax

Guests with children can use a playroom and a playground available on the premises. A gym and a fitness center are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   12.  Number of rooms:   337.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Free parking

Free on-site car park

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Babysitting
Swimming pool
Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

Game room

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Laundry

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Aqua park

Media

  • Television
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Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Fort Rapids Indoor Water ParkFort Rapids Indoor Water Park1400 ft
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Fresh Covenant Cmmnty Dev CorpFresh Covenant Cmmnty Dev Corp1.0 mi
Eej COEej CO1.8 mi
American Legion Bexley PostAmerican Legion Bexley Post1.8 mi
Eastern Union Bible CollegeEastern Union Bible College1.4 mi
Technology Education CollegeTechnology Education College2.2 mi
Ohio State College of BarberOhio State College of Barber2.7 mi
Central Michigan UniversityCentral Michigan University2.7 mi
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Motorcycle Hall of Fame MuseumMotorcycle Hall of Fame Museum5.1 mi13515 Yarmouth Dr
Motts Military MuseumMotts Military Museum5.4 mi5075 South Hamilton Rd.
Creekside ParkCreekside Park5.8 mi123 Mill St Adjacent to Creekside Plaza
Kelton House Museum & GardenKelton House Museum & Garden5.8 mi586 E Town St
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Getting around
Airports
Port Columbus Intl (CMH)4.4 mi
Rickenbacker (LCK)8.9 mi
Bus
Bus stop2000 ft
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Reviews
5.8
Guest ratingBased on  13  reviews

Rating by category:

10.0
Rooms
8.5
Service
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    We stayed at the hotel for the location to the good guys car show and the races at national trail raceway. The earlier reviews of the hotel had me a little worried. To my surprise the staff was excellent an went above and beyond for us. My boys are 17 and 14 and spent one evening at the water park and had a great time. The tower rooms are by no means new but they are clean and what you would expect from an older hotel. Everything worked and the fridge was warm until we turned it up and it worked just fine. I would stay here again and am considering bringing our church youth group for a weekend.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The waterpark

    It was lousy.. The bar was empty. Chicken terrible. Hotel room not very up to part no flat screen tv. Bath tub ring. It wasn't worth me spending that kinda of money for less than 24 hours.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I liked that you had several life guards that were stationed all over the water park. they took their jobs seriously. I didn't worry about my grandson.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The resturauant was good.

    I would not recommend this for travelers. If you have a half dozen kids you do not care to supervise for a weekend as they careen through the halls and water park, act rude with no accountability...while you freek out over the filth and hair in your bathroom...while your spouse tries to get the ac and the fridge to work....this is for you. And apparently ever other such family in the state of Ohio. I would suggest the owners consider other investments as this '70s era relic needs to be converted to a state prison so the bathroom decor would match, and the managers need to get off the internet and try a different career such as a slaughter house line worker, because the only people that give a c&*p are the resturaunt folk. Kudo's to them.good food, friendly folk.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Price w ise the place was good. Better price of the water park for people actually staying at the hotel.

    Didnt use the park as much I think public should pay more than the people actually staying there. There should be discount for people staying.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The waterpark was wonderful! We are grandparents taking our grandchildren for a fun short vacation. We all thoroughly enjoyed the stay

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The waterpark and game room was nice.

    Rooms are very outdated and appeared dirty. Tub clogged. Loud neighbors, had to get security involved.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Room was dirty. We stayed two days and maid service did not clean our room and did not give us towels. I had to go to the front desk three times to get towels for the next day.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The water park and the arcade were awesome. The kids had a great time and were well entertained. The presence of many lifeguards in the water park instilled confidence in the safety of the facility. The staff in the arcade were so friendly to parents and children. This made for a great trip as a family. The beds were clean; the towels were clean; there were no bugs!-Good things I noted.

    The rooms looked as if they were way past their prime. The curtains were tattered in their ragged plastic liners. We had to ask for a lamp as our room was very dark; they brought one quickly but the lampshade was ripped. My daughter's room was missing a microwave. My coffeemaker was so dirty the lid wouldn't raise to add the water-it also has a hair stuck in it. Needless to say I didn't use it; I bought single-serve packets to use while we were there. They needed that guy from the show that makes over poor hotels to make a visit. I was sorely disappointed that you rated it a five-star hotel-NO way!!!! Housekeeping needs to be vastly improved and many things need to be replaced to improve the "ambience".Difficult to answer the next question;

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Highlights
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Guest ratingBased on  13 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 4 pmFREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Port Columbus Intl (CMH)4.4 mi
Rickenbacker (LCK)8.9 mi
Bus
Bus stop2000 ft
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