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Amenities and Accommodations at O’Bleness Hospital

Everything You Need for a Convenient Stay or Visit at Our Hospital in Athens

OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital is located in the Athens, Ohio, area, just minutes away from the campus of Ohio University. With a multitude of accommodations located nearby and plenty of on-site amenities, O'Bleness Hospital is equipped to provide patients and visitors with a positive experience.

Nearby Hotels

The following Athens area hotels are located within minutes of O'Bleness Hospital:

  • The Ohio University Inn & Conference Center
    331 Richland Ave., Athens, OH 45701
    1-888-690-5281

  • Baymont Inn & Suites
    20 Home St., Athens, OH 45701
    1-800-230-4134

  • Days Inn
    330 Columbus Rd., Athens, OH 45701
    1-888-690-5247

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    555 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
    1-800-997-5148

  • Hometown Inn
    100 Albany Rd, Athens, OH 45701
    (740) 594-2294

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
    924 E State St., Athens, OH 45701
    (740) 589-5839

  • Hampton Inn
    986 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
    1-800-997-5149

  • Knights Inn
    997 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
    1-888-690-5281

  • Super 8
    2091 East State St., Athens, OH 45701
    1-800-536-1211

Food/Beverages

The WillowView Café

Hours:
6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily

The WillowView Café is open to hospital visitors and serves hot meals from:

  • 7 to 9 a.m., Monday through Friday
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily
  • 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily

The dining room area is open around the clock. A visitor may arrange to have a guest meal served to him or her in a patient room by requesting and paying in advance in the Café.

Vending Machines

Vending machines are available 24 hours a day near the cafeteria and Emergency Department waiting area. Snacks are also available at Weatherby’s Gift Shop.

Patient Meals

Meals are delivered to patient rooms on the following schedule:

  • Breakfast between 7:30 and 8 a.m.
  • Lunch between noon and 12:30 p.m.
  • Dinner between 5 and 5:30 p.m

Hospital Conveniences

Weatherby’s Gift Shop

Hours:
Weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Weatherby’s Gift Shop, located on the first floor, offers a varied assortment of gifts, magazines, cards, balloons, stamps, fresh and artificial flower arrangements, personal care items and snacks.

To place a telephone order for fresh flower arrangements or other items using your credit or debit card, call (740) 592.9436 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Hospital volunteers staff Weatherby’s during weekdays, some evenings and most weekends.

Banking

Banking services are available through an ATM machine located on the first floor near the elevator.

Wheelchairs and Public Restrooms

Wheelchairs, public restrooms and courtesy phones for in-house or local calls are available inside the entrances.

Volunteers

Volunteers are available at the Patient Entrance and Visitor Entrance information desks during most business hours to assist patients and visitors who need information or wheelchair assistance.

Communications

Phone

A telephone with a direct line to the Safety and Security Department is located outside each entrance for those who need to request assistance. 

A portable telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) is available by dialing “0 to contact the hospital operator.

Newspapers

Local publications are available in newspaper machines and kiosks by the main entrance of the hospital and on the 2nd and 3rd floors near the elevators. 

TV and Radio

 A variety of television and radio programming is available in all rooms.