Beginning November 10 at 5 p.m., the main entrance to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital — the Blue entrance off North Broadway — will close for the construction of a new air handler on the roof. The project is estimated to take approximately 10 days. Learn More
Whether you are a patient or a visitor, we strive to make your experience at Riverside Methodist an exceptional one. Learn about local hotels and lodging, food/beverages, gift shops, pharmacies, banking facilities and more.
The Riverside HotelCare Program features special lodging services for patients and families. Call a Riverside HotelCare program representative at (614) 566.5397 for more information or contact our partners directly at the numbers listed below. We’ve partnered with the following local lodging services to offer you comfortable, convenient and affordable access to Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Pictured: Big Red's Lodges
OhioHealth Big Red’s Lodges
3773 Olentangy River Road
Hilton Garden Inn
3232 Olentangy River Road
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
3045 Olentangy River Road
Fairfield Inn & Suites OSU
3031 Olentangy River Road
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 6 to 2 a.m.
Hours: Open 24 hours
Located throughout the hospital
Available in the Gift Shop on the first floor in the Orange Area and in the RMB Pharmacy in the Green Area
Hours: Daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Patients can order room service-style meals daily by calling (614) 566.3663. Freshly-prepared meals will be delivered to your room within 45 minutes.
Our gift shop is located on the first floor in the Orange Area. It offers unique gifts, books and flowers.
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Weekend hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on all major holidays.
To speak with someone at the Gift Shop, call (614) 566.5220.
Note: Flowers, balloons (mylar only) and gifts will be delivered to most rooms except the critical care areas.
We stock a wide selection of breast pumps, nursing bras, nursing pillows and other breastfeeding supplies. You’ll also find pampering skin care products, unique jewelry and other intriguing items.
Hours: Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To speak with someone at The Women’s Boutique at Riverside, call (614) 566.5353.
Banking services are available through an ATM located outside the cafeteria in the Blue Area, in the Green Area by the Green Parking Garage, and by the Emergency Room in the Red Area.
Hours: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The RMB Pharmacy is located on the first floor of the North Medical Building in the Green Area.
To speak with someone at the pharmacy, call (614) 566.5115.
Cell phones are permitted in most areas. Signs are posted in areas with cell phone restrictions. Pay phones are available in some lobbies.
Patient room phone numbers are listed in the room.
The Riverside Methodist Hospital Directory lists the name, hospital, room number, room phone number, general condition and religion of each patient, if provided. This information is only shared with people (visitors/callers) who ask for you by name, or by clergy who ask for patients by religious affiliation. You have the right to have your information excluded from this directory. Please note if you exclude your information, we will not be able to acknowledge your presence as a patient to any visitors/callers.
Wireless Internet is available in waiting rooms, cafeterias, patient rooms and hallways. If you have trouble accessing the network, call (614) 566.5804.
Volunteers visit patient rooms daily to sell The Columbus Dispatch. The Columbus Dispatch and USA Today also are available in newspaper machines around the hospital and in the Gift Shop. A variety of television and radio programming is available in all rooms.
In our OhioHealth facilities, we have trained chaplains who are committed to providing spiritual care by helping patients utilize their own faith tradition to promote healing.