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2117 Marion Mount Gilead Road
Marion, Ohio 43302-8990
United States


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Hotel Overview

Welcome to the completely remodeled, 100% smoke free Best Western Plus University Inn located in Marion, Ohio.

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Our property is conveniently located off US-23 & Route 95 in Marion's business district! Our ideally located hotel is just minutes away from many local attractions such as the President Harding Home & Harding Memorial, The Mysterious Revolving Ball and the Veterans Memorial Coliseum located at the Marion County Fairgrounds.

For our corporate travelers, businesses such as ConAgra Foods, US Yachiyo, Nucor Steel, POET, Marion General Hospital and Ohio State University are only minutes away. Our 636 square feet meeting room is available for all your corporate needs. We also offer a new state of the art fitness center, free full hot breakfast, indoor pool, free high-speed internet access, and business center. Our 60 room updated hotel offers Serta® Plush mattresses, 37-inch LCD HD TV, microwave , refrigerator, iron & ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, business desk and lounge chair in all rooms. Whether traveling for business or pleasure our friendly team will be here to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay!

Book your reservation today where you'll "Enter as our Guests and Leave as our Friends!"


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Indoor pool
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry facility, available for a nominal fee
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning, same day cleaning available
  • Late check out, available upon request and approval of the general manager
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24 hours
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities, holds up to 40 people.
  • Conference facilities
  • Convenience store/Sundry, located in the lobby
  • Motorcycle Rider-Friendly
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines, located on the first and third floors
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Internet connectivity available
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  • Cable or satellite television, free HBO®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area, with lamp and electrical outlet at desk level
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning, self controlled
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Turndown service
  • Easy chair
  • Sofabed available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Bathroom amenities

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 3

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm
  • Safety bar in shower
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Emergency alerting lighting
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Access ramps
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.85 mile(s) from Todco Door
  • 3.25 mile(s) from Conagra Foods
  • 3.34 mile(s) from Sika Corporation US
  • 3.49 mile(s) from Marion General Hospital
  • 3.88 mile(s) from Sims Brothers Incorporated
  • 4.46 mile(s) from Nucor Steel
  • 4.63 mile(s) from Graphic Packaging
  • 5.38 mile(s) from Wyandot Incorporated
  • 5.86 mile(s) from US Yachiyo Incorporated
  • 5.96 mile(s) from Marion Industries Incorporated
  • 9.31 mile(s) from Del Mar Distributing Company
  • 13.90 mile(s) from Cardington Yutaka Technologies
  • 22.41 mile(s) from Kroger Distribution
  • 24.17 mile(s) from American Showa Incorporated
  • 34.10 mile(s) from Honda of America Manufacturing, Incorporated, Marysville Plant


  • 2.65 mile(s) from Harding Home, visit the home of the 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding, and his wife, Florence.
  • 3.18 mile(s) from Harding Memorial, The final resting place of the 29th President Warren & Florence Harding
  • 3.31 mile(s) from True Home, home of one of Marion's first settlers.
  • 3.34 mile(s) from Wyandot Popcorn Museum, The world's largest collection of popcorn poppers & peanut roasters. Not only is it one of only two Popcorn Museums in the world, it also represents the largest collection of restored popcorn antiques.
  • 3.39 mile(s) from Palace Theater, the palace was designed by the great theater architect John Eberson, nicknamed "Opera House John," for his magnificent theaters. The theater was built in 1928.
  • 3.42 mile(s) from Marion Cemetery, mysterious revolving ball
  • 3.58 mile(s) from Stengel True Home, located in a brick mansion built during the Civil War, this museum features artifacts beginning with the colonial days.
  • 3.76 mile(s) from Marion Union Station, it showcases an impressive collection of memorabilia and the AC Tower, which was once the main switching facility for the Erie Railroad, Marion Division. The unusual nature of the station is that it is located between two diamond cross-overs.
  • 3.96 mile(s) from Marion Centre Cinema, movie theater


  • Adjacent to Steak 'N Shake, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Ryan's, Buffet, steak house, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.41 mile(s) from Steve's Dakota Grill, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.41 mile(s) from Ralphie's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.45 mile(s) from Bob Evans, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.55 mile(s) from Rosa & Rocco's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.62 mile(s) from CiCi's Pizza, buffet, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.73 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.83 mile(s) from Applebee's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.07 mile(s) from Mi Jalapeno, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.11 mile(s) from Red Lobster, full service, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.29 mile(s) from Perkins, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3.46 mile(s) from The Warehouse, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.18 mile(s) from House Of Hunan, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 4.59 mile(s) from El Campesino, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 0.88 mile(s) from Ohio State University, Marion branch
  • 0.88 mile(s) from Marion Technical College
  • 20.29 mile(s) from Ohio Wesleyan University
  • 26.43 mile(s) from Columbus State Community College, Delaware branch
  • 43.29 mile(s) from Ohio State University

Nearby Cities

  • 13.86 mile(s) from Mt Gilead
  • 19.87 mile(s) from Delaware
  • 20.70 mile(s) from Galion
  • 21.30 mile(s) from Upper Sandusky
  • 30.20 mile(s) from Kenton
  • 33.90 mile(s) from Marysville
  • 38.10 mile(s) from Mansfield
  • 45.60 mile(s) from Columbus
  • 49.50 mile(s) from Findlay
  • 71.91 mile(s) from Lima
  • 96.05 mile(s) from Toledo
  • 116.4 mile(s) from Cleveland
  • 151.1 mile(s) from Cincinnati


  • 0.61 mile(s) from Zoomers Skate Club, roller skating rink
  • 1.10 mile(s) from Bluefusion Fun Center, welcome to bluefusion entertainment, Central Ohio’s newest addition to family entertainment. Our fun center has 22 bowling lanes, Poppy’s Sports Pub & Grille, an indoor playground with more than 68 interactive games, private party suites, and much more
  • 2.04 mile(s) from Garfield Park, baseball diamond, shelter area and playground
  • 3.49 mile(s) from McKinley Park, near hospital, wood playground, shelters and basketball hoops
  • 4.75 mile(s) from Sawyer-Ludwig Park, playground, shelter and disc golf
  • 5.85 mile(s) from Lincoln Park, aquatic center, baseball fields, playground with shelters and a skate park
  • 6.03 mile(s) from Paradise Park Miniature Golf, miniature golf course
  • 6.16 mile(s) from Marion Country Club, is the ideal blend of the casually elegant golf and country club lifestyle
  • 14.37 mile(s) from Delaware State Park, playground, camping, beach, shooting range, located beside Delaware Dam


  • 0.25 block(s) from Meijer's, retail store
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Kohl's, department store
  • 0.60 mile(s) from TJ Maxx, department store
  • 0.80 mile(s) from WalMart® Super Center, retail store
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Marion Center, shopping mall
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Polaris, shopping mall


  • 48.00 mile(s) from John Glenn Columbus International Airport
  • 101 mile(s) from James M Cox Dayton International Airport
  • 105 mile(s) from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Marion Area Transit, available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday by phone only. Nominal fee each way.