MICROTEL INN

1520 Barbara Dr., Columbia, SC 29223 United States (USA)
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2.0 Star Highway Hotel in Richland County
34.07699-80.94506
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3.0/ 5

Based on 203 guest reviews

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  • Free comp. breakfast
  • 49 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Group score of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

walking distance resaurant

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 180 verified reviews

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65
Poor

Uncomfortable. Bad furniture. Good restaurants & bars in the area.

“Great budget” “Walking distance from restaurants”

Great City Hotel Top 22% in city
Great Economy Hotel Top 25% in city

Good to know

  • Dirty room

    “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Dirty sheets”

  • Dirty bathroom

    “Dirty shower” “Towels dirty”

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Walking distance from restaurants” “Restaurants near by”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Interior of the hotel very dirty”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
27 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants.

“Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown” “Near to highway”

Service

79/100
47 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Breakfast

48/100
22 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Stale bagels” “Lack of breakfast choices” “Breakfast options could be better”

WiFi

45/100
10 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi in my room, which was very frustrating”

Comfort

44/100
47 reviews

Small, noisy, uncomfortable rooms with poor A/C. Average beds.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

33/100
89 reviews

Cramped, dirty, old rooms and poor minibars. Poorly furnished, badly-kept rooms with grubby bathrooms and inadequate A/C. Average beds.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Cleanliness

30/100
57 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Amenities

25/100
21 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot” “Carpets need to be replaced”

Vibe

20/100
19 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Good choice for a city trip. Fine for a budget trip.

“Hard and old pillows” “Towels were old” “Hallways were hot”

Ranked top 72% by couples, with a score of 66

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot”

  • Bad amenities

    “Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot”

  • Dirty room

    “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Dirty sheets”

  • Dirty

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty”

Review highlights

Service

78/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

44/100
10 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

31/100
18 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Amenities

26/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot” “Carpets need to be replaced”

Cleanliness

24/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Ranked top 72% by business travelers, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud”

  • Dirty

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty”

  • Dirty room

    “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Dirty sheets”

Review highlights

Service

78/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

39/100
6 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Cleanliness

31/100
9 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Room

30/100
12 reviews

Untidy rooms with acceptable beds but poor bathrooms.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Ranked top 69% by families, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown”

  • Friendly service

    “Hotel staff was friendly and helpful” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Fantastic service

    “Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown” “Near to highway”

Service

79/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

46/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

36/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Cleanliness

30/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Ranked top 85% by solo travelers, with a score of 64

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Review highlights

Room

34/100
3 reviews

Room is not nice.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Good to know

  • Dirty room

    “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Dirty sheets”

  • Dirty bathroom

    “Dirty shower” “Towels dirty”

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Walking distance from restaurants” “Restaurants near by”

  • Unclean hotel facilities

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Interior of the hotel very dirty”

Review highlights

Location

89/100
27 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants.

“Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown” “Near to highway”

Service

79/100
46 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Breakfast

46/100
21 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Stale bagels” “Lack of breakfast choices” “Breakfast options could be better”

WiFi

45/100
10 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wifi in my room, which was very frustrating”

Comfort

44/100
47 reviews

Small, noisy, uncomfortable rooms with poor A/C. Average beds.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

34/100
89 reviews

Cramped, dirty, old rooms and poor minibars. Poorly furnished, badly-kept rooms with grubby bathrooms and inadequate A/C. Average beds.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Cleanliness

30/100
57 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Unclean hotel facilities.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Amenities

25/100
21 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot” “Carpets need to be replaced”

Vibe

20/100
19 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Hard and old pillows” “Towels were old” “Hallways were hot”

Ranked top 82% by couples, with a score of 61

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot”

  • Bad amenities

    “Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot”

  • Dirty room

    “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Dirty sheets”

  • Dirty

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty”

Review highlights

Service

78/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

44/100
10 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

31/100
18 reviews

Beds are alright, but rooms are untidy.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Amenities

26/100
5 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Floor was dirty” “Hallways were hot” “Carpets need to be replaced”

Cleanliness

24/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Ranked top 69% by business travelers, with a score of 62

Good to know

  • Room is not nice

    “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

  • Fantastic service

    “Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud”

  • Dirty

    “Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty”

Review highlights

Service

78/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

39/100
6 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Cleanliness

31/100
9 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Room

30/100
12 reviews

Untidy rooms with acceptable beds but poor bathrooms.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Ranked top 73% by families, with a score of 68

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown”

  • Friendly service

    “Hotel staff was friendly and helpful” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Fantastic service

    “Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
4 reviews

Great location.

“Train tracks close to the” “Near downtown” “Near to highway”

Service

79/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Hospitality was phenomenal” “Front desk staff was friendly and helpful” “Friendly staff”

Comfort

46/100
4 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Hard and old pillows” “Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator”

Room

36/100
10 reviews

Dirty room.

“Air conditioner was loud” “Broken A/C and Refrigerator” “Towels stained”

Cleanliness

30/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Not vacuumed for two days” “Rugs were worn and dirty” “Floor was dirty”

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Customer Reviews of Microtel Inn

3.0 out of 5. Based on 203 guest reviews , Average

Details / Other Expenses

Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 49
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 23
Handicap Rooms: 3
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
onday priar to 24 hrs
Nightly Parking: no
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 2.00%
City Tax: 2.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

Columbia.sc( CAE)

Local Shuttle Info: taxi available

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Microtel Inns

  • Enjoy a comfortable night's stay with DreamWellTM bedding
  • Breakfast bar offering cold and hot options
  • Free wireless internet and local phone calls
  • U.S. locations offer free long-distance calls anywhere in the U.S.
  • Wonderful property for travelers with disabilities and special needs

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