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Columbia, SC: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

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The Columbia center is about the area of State House and the area of Columbia Museum of Art.

Welcome to Columbia, the Southern city with nonstop festivals. Catch the Carolina Classic Home and Garden Show or the Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in the spring, and indulge at the Lexington County Peach Festival and the Palmetto Peanut Boil in the summer. More from this guide...

Columbia Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Clarion Inn Airport West Columbia in West Columbia
+1-888-389-4121
500 Chris Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169 Website ~4.24 miles west of Columbia
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$52
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Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District
+1-888-675-2083
822 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 5 floors in property
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Staff was wonderful
From$125
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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce in Cayce
+1-800-716-8490
1125 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033 ~4.58 miles south of Columbia
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
From$84
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Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia West / Lexington - West Columbia
+1-800-805-5223
122 Mathias Rd., West Columbia, SC 29169 ~4.71 miles west of Columbia
  • 4-star Highway hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$116
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Holiday Inn Exp Stes Dwntwn The Vis - Columbia
+1-888-965-1860
901 Washington St., Columbia, SC 29229
  • Three Star property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
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Aloft Columbia Downtown : 823 Lady St.
+1-888-788-5576
823 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
From$80
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Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista : 819 Gervais St.
+1-888-897-9207
819 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 130 suites
  • Great location and amenities
  • Sheets and duvet cover is cleaned
From$109
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Marriott Columbia
+1-888-311-4278
1200 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 300 rooms
From$94
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Hotel Trundle
+1-888-469-4795
1224 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$149
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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC
+1-888-734-9421
630 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Warm ginger ale
From$99
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista
+1-888-841-5292
511 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Bathroom is ok
  • Lobby and bar area are trendy yet
From$99
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown - Columbia
+1-888-455-5160
501 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 81 rooms in hotel
From$89
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Staybridge Suites Columbia, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-965-8297
1913 Huger St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 5 floors in property
  • Front desk staff was sympathetic to my daughter's
  • Quiet location
From$109
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Gallus Stadium Park Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection
+1-888-906-6358
621 South Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$60
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Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Airport : 110 Mcswain Dr.
+1-888-749-6785
110 Mcswain Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169 ~4.26 miles west of Columbia
  • 3 star Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$95
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Oyo Hotel Columbia Sc West
+1-888-878-9982
114 Mcswain Dr., Columbia, SC 29169
  • Affordable property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
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Comfort Inn Columbia - Bush River : 911 Bush River Rd.
+1-888-389-4485
911 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 29210
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$80
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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in Cayce
+1-888-389-4121
1935 Airport Blvd., Cayce, SC 29033 ~4.39 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Inexpensive Airport hotel
  • 51 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$69
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Sleep Inn Airport in West Columbia
+1-888-675-2083
2208 a Edmund Highway, West Columbia, SC 29170 ~4.72 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Low-priced Airport property
  • Access to gym on-site
From$60
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Towneplace Suites Columbia West\lexington
+1-800-716-8490
2915 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169 ~4.81 miles west of Columbia
  • Four-star hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$75
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Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel in Columbia
+1-800-805-5223
1400 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • 17 floors in hotel
  • Almost all guests said it was a stylish hotel
  • Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%
From$129
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown - Columbia
+1-888-965-1860
1609 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Affordable property
  • 94 suites in hotel
From$80
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Graduate Columbia, S.C. - Columbia
+1-888-788-5576
1619 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • 119 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$129
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Extended Stay America Suites Columbia West Stoneridge Dr
+1-888-897-9207
180 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • Economical Downtown hotel
  • 72 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel buildings could use some improvement
  • Staff was more interested
From$35
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Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone in Columbia
+1-888-311-4278
200 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
From$105
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Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Jackson : 494 Beltline Blvd.
+1-888-469-4795
494 Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC 29205
  • Economical Highway hotel
  • 5 suites in hotel
From$50
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Econo Lodge Fort Jackson - Columbia
+1-888-734-9421
4488 Fort Jackson Blvd., Columbia, SC 29209
  • Two-star hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
From$60
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Country Hearth Inn & Suites Cayce / Columbia
+1-888-841-5292
3020 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033 ~3.85 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Two-star property
From$60
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Quality Inn West Columbia in West Columbia
+1-888-455-5160
2516 Augusta Rd., West Columbia, SC 29169 ~4.13 miles west of Columbia
  • Inexpensive Airport hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$60
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Ramada Limited Columbia in Columbia
+1-888-965-8297
1315 Garner Lane, Columbia, SC 29210
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$60
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Red Roof Inn Columbia, SC Airport - West Columbia
+1-888-906-6358
2204 Airport Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29170 ~4.66 miles southwest of Columbia
  • 2 star Airport hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
From$65
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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Columbia in Columbia
+1-888-749-6785
200 Zimalcrest Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Free breakfast
From$49
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Americas Best Value Inn Ft. Jackson in Columbia
+1-888-878-9982
131 Veterans Rd., Columbia, SC 29209
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • I would stay there again
  • Room needs to be improved
From$48
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Carolina University Inn
+1-888-389-4485
1615 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 4 conference rooms in property
  • Fabulous places to eat
  • Noise level is acceptable
Masters Inn Columbia I-26 - Cayce
+1-888-389-4121
2125 Commerce Dr., Cayce, NC 29033 ~2.16 miles southeast of Columbia
  • 2-star hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
Extended Stay America Suites Columbia West Interstate 126
+1-888-675-2083
450 Gracern Rd., Columbia, SC 29210
  • Two-star hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Not very comfortable
  • Almost all guests were disappointed with the minibar
Knights Inn Columbia Airport/Cayce in Cayce
+1-800-716-8490
1987 Airport Blvd., Cayce, SC 29033 ~4.38 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Cheap hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Leaking toilet
  • Carpet needs to be replaced
Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest
+1-800-805-5223
347 Zimalcrest Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • 12 suites in property
  • Professional service
  • The majority of guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere
From$69
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia Airport
+1-888-965-1860
110 Branch Rd., West Columbia, SC 29170 ~4.80 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Economy Airport property
  • Check in: 11:59 AM
Days Inn by Wyndham Columbia
+1-888-788-5576
1144 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 29210
  • Low priced property
From$60
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Microtel in Columbia
+1-888-897-9207
1301 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • Low priced Downtown hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$45
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Hilton Columbia Center in Columbia
+1-888-311-4278
924 Senate St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 122 rooms in property
  • Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%
  • Every guests reviewed enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
From$75
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Holiday Inn Columbia Downtown
+1-888-469-4795
1233 Washington St., Columbia, SC 29201
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Check in: 12:00 PM
From$80
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Masters Inn Columbia Knox Abbott - Cayce
+1-888-734-9421
613 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, NC 29033 ~1.83 miles southwest of Columbia
  • Three Star hotel
From$73
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TRU by Hilton Columbia Greystone
+1-888-841-5292
185 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$80
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TRU Columbia Greystone - Columbia
+1-888-455-5160
183 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 117 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia : 230 Greystone Blvd.
+1-888-965-8297
230 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 81 suites in hotel
From$75
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Hampton Inn Columbia-I-26 Airport - West Columbia
+1-888-906-6358
1094 Chris Cir, West Columbia, SC 29169 ~4.23 miles west of Columbia
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$89
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Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia - Columbia
+1-888-749-6785
5719 Fairfield Rd., Columbia, SC 29204
  • 2 star hotel
From$60
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Motel 6 West Columbia Sc : 2200 Airport Blvd.
+1-888-878-9982
2200 Airport Blvd., West Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA 29170 ~4.60 miles southwest of Columbia
  • 2 star hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$60
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Graph of Columbia, SC Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Columbia, SC discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Columbia hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Visit for the South Carolina Oyster Festival and the Columbia Blues Festival in the fall, and don't miss the Holiday Lights on the River or the Famously Hot New Year in the winter. No matter when you plan your trip, you'll find plenty to do and hotels that offer ample Southern hospitality.

When to Visit Columbia, South Carolina

Like much of South Carolina, Columbia has four distinct seasons, with hot summers and mild winters. Summers can get especially humid in Columbia, with temperatures climbing into the 90s and producing several inches of rain each month. Despite the sometimes-challenging weather, however, summer is a great time to visit Columbia, especially with numerous hot weather festivals on the calendar.

Spring and fall tend to be the driest and most moderate seasons in Columbia, as well as some of the most popular times to visit. Hotel prices often rise in the spring, but if you want to see the city's beautiful flowering trees or plan an event during one of the most stunning seasons, visit in the spring.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Columbia, SC:

seasonality of hotel rates in Columbia

Columbia by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Columbia, SC. You can use these illustrations to calculate the most cost effective time period to book in Columbia for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Columbia, South Carolina

4 Star Average Prices: $142.50

Whether you're planning a high-profile event or you just want to treat yourself, splurge on a stay in the heart of Columbia.

Stay downtown at the Columbia Marriott, which is just steps from the Columbia Museum of Art and the Robert Mills Historic House. This large hotel has 300 spacious guestrooms with free Wi-Fi, in-room workspaces, and coffeemakers. Enjoy a leisurely evening in with room service, or have a meal at the on-site restaurant. With more than 27,000 square feet of event space, the Columbia Marriott has plenty of room for your next business conference or trade show.

Just a few blocks from the Colonial Life Arena and the Carolina Coliseum, the Hilton Columbia Center is located right in the center of downtown Columbia. Get a great night's sleep with plush beds and high-quality linens, and relax outdoors in the immaculately landscaped pool area. Grab a drink at the hotel's bar and lounge, or head out on the town, right outside the hotel's front door. If you're planning a wedding or business event, be sure to book the Hilton's 6,000 square feet of event space in advance.

Mere steps from Columbia's best shopping and dining, the Springhill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista offers convenience and comfort in the downtown area. All 132 rooms come with refrigerators, iPod docking stations, and LCD TVs, so you'll feel right at home. Splash around in the year-round indoor pool, and work up a sweat at the hotel's on-site fitness center. If you're in the mood for a midnight snack, the Springhill Suites has you covered, thanks to an on-site grocery store.

Only a quarter mile from top attractions like the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and the Governor's Mansion, the Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone is a great place to splurge in Columbia. Spread out in the large suites, indulge in the complimentary breakfast and omelet bar, and toast to a great stay at the complimentary evening reception. With several meeting and conference rooms and a complimentary airport shuttle, the Embassy Suites is a smart choice for corporate events and business travelers.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Columbia

Affordable Options in Columbia, South Carolina

3 Star Average Prices: $106.05

With so many affordable hotels in Columbia, you can easily stick to your travel budget. Stay right in Columbia, or search for a budget-friendly hotel outside of the city to save even more.

Make yourself right at home at the Home Towne Suites Columbia. All 88 rooms feature kitchenettes with full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, and complete sets of dishes. Work up a sweat at the on-site fitness room, swim a few laps at the outdoor pool, and prepare a meal on the barbecue grills. To sweeten the deal, self-parking is free here. If you're planning to stay in the Columbia area for a while, the Home Towne Suites also offers affordable weekly rates.

No matter if you're staying for a week or just one night, the Extended Stay America - Columbia - West - Stoneridge Dr. has budget-friendly rooms with plenty of space for the family. Choose from a standard studio room or go for a deluxe studio room with a sofa bed and a kitchenette. All rooms include desks so you can catch up on work, along with 32-inch flat-screen TVs so you can stay on top of your favorite shows. Take advantage of the hotel's grab-and-go breakfast before heading out to see the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, just a half mile away from the hotel.

Located a few miles northeast of Columbia, the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites is a good deal right off of Interstate 20. Whether you choose queen or king rooms, your room comes with a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker. Upgrade to an efficiency, and you'll have plenty of room to prepare meals for the whole family. Don't forget to fuel up with the complimentary continental breakfast before checking out nearby sights like the Springdale Race Course.

For one of the best budget hotels in the Fort Jackson area, look no further than the Super 8 Columbia/Ft. Jackson, SC. Just a mile from Fort Jackson and two miles from the Dorn Veterans Hospital, the Super 8 offers a convenient and affordable stay for members of the military. All of the rooms here include handy amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers. In addition to low prices on basic rooms, the Super 8 also offers free Wi-Fi, a complimentary continental breakfast, and free self-parking.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Columbia

2 Star Average Prices: $78.96

2 Star Hotel Prices in Columbia

Best Discounts on Hotel Rooms in Columbia, South Carolina

No matter your reason for visiting Columbia, you'll find numerous discounts on hotel rooms. Military members and government employees save about 10 percent on rooms at the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Columbia Airport and the Super 8 Columbia/Ft. Jackson, SC.

As an AAA member, you'll save 10 percent or more at the Sleep Inn at Bush River Road and the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites. Senior travelers and AARP members save 10 percent on rooms at the Springhill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista, the Home Towne Suites Columbia, and other area hotels.

Best Value Options in Columbia, South Carolina

If you're looking for a clean, comfortable room that won't dent your travel budget, stay at one of these high-value hotels in Columbia.

Just a few miles northwest of Columbia, the Sleep Inn at Bush River Road is a solid hotel with reasonable rates, helpful staff, and a convenient location. Use the hotel's free Wi-Fi to stay in touch with family and friends at home, and use the nearby fitness center to stay fit. If you're planning an event in the area, the hotel has nearly 3,000 square feet of event space.

A great value for military members, the Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia/Ft. Jackson is less than five miles from Fort Jackson and the U.S. Air Force Reserve Recruiting Center. All of the hotel's 83 guestrooms include comfortable beds and convenient amenities like microwaves, refrigerators, and coffeemakers. In the morning, don't forget to take advantage of the free continental breakfast, and in the summer, don't miss the outdoor pool.

For a clean and comfortable stay near the airport, the Hampton Inn Columbia-I-26 Airport is a great choice. Splash around in the outdoor pool, catch up on work in the 24-hour business center, and hop on the convenient shuttle to head home at the end of your stay.

Located just a mile and a half from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Columbia Airport is much more than an airport hotel. With large rooms and friendly staff members, this hotel is ideal for families. Start your day with a complimentary continental breakfast, and work out at the on-site fitness center or indoor pool. Relax by the lobby fireplace and use the free Wi-Fi to plan your trip, or use the 24-hour business center to stay connected. Catch a quick ride to the airport on the hotel's complimentary shuttle.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in Columbia, South Carolina

From history to nature to sports, you'll find plenty to love in Columbia. Learn about the state's history at the South Carolina Museum and the South Carolina State House, which both offer family-friendly tours.

Pack a picnic and go for a long walk in the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park or the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, or take the kids for a day of fun at the EdVenture Children's Museum. Catch a game at the Williams-Brice Stadium or the Colonial Life Arena or go out for a bite to eat in the charming Five Points neighborhood.

No matter what time of year you visit, Columbia welcomes you with a range of hotels, beautiful scenery, and centuries of history. Whether you're planning a casual get-together, a formal party, or a corporate event, Columbia's many event-ready hotels offer the ideal location.

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The Metropolitan of South Carolina

Columbia is the capital city of the state of South Carolina, and ­this beautiful place is full of attractions any tourists would want to see. Along it's wide and scenic avenues are situated the variety of historic sites, ranging from the Antebellum mansion to the home of a former slave who purchased his freedom, along with musical venues, shops, theatres, museums and a vibrant backdrop for it all. You can check out the large number of bars for a great night out in a foreign city, and find great hotels in Columbia for your stay.

The city also has rivers, lakes, parks, canals, and many Columbia hotels with quaint restaurants to simply kick back, relax, and enjoy your vacation. The city also houses the largest children's museum in all of Southern America, which is always fun and recreational if you are traveling with kids. Most people aren't aware of this little fact, but the name ˜Columbia' came from a poetic term used to identify the United States, which was originally derived from the name of the great explorer “ Christopher Columbus.

Finding Yourself an Affordable Get-Away

In metropolitan cities like Columbia, there are often a great number of cheap hotels catering to tourists who would rather spend on experiences than luxurious lodging. If you are on a budget trip, it's always a good idea to look for cheap hotels online, where you can even find good hotels offering amazing seasonal discounts sometimes. If not, you can choose among names like the Super 8, The Inn at Claussen's, Hyatt Place Columbia, or the Comfort Inn Ft. Jackson.

When in Search for a Fancy Accommodation

If you want to experience the finest of the city, a large number of Columbia hotels can offer you all that can make your holiday absolutely perfect. Hotels in Columbia are usually highly hospitable and accommodate your every need. Choose from the famous names like the Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Hilton Garden Inn, Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel, or the Hampton Inn, which are all very classy places to stay.

Try a Local Accommodation

In places like Columbia, you can also find many boutiques and independent hotels catering to tourists from every corner of the world. You will have an even better time if you choose a great boutique to spend your days in Columbia, like the Springhill Suites, The Comfort Inn, the 1425 Inn, or the Congaree Vista. You will be able to enjoy staying in a very nice facility with exceptional services and a welcoming air. When you plan to pay a visit to this city, make sure you do your research so that you don't have to run all over the place to find you were looking for. 

FAQs about hotels in Columbia

What are the best rated hotels in Columbia?

Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District, Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce and Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia West are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Columbia?

Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia West, Marriott Columbia and Towneplace Suites Columbia West\lexington are the top 3 luxury hotels near Columbia city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Columbia?

Clarion Inn Airport West Columbia, Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District, and Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce are the properties closest to Columbia city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Columbia cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Columbia can be as cheap as $78.96 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Columbia cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Columbia has been $106.05 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel in Columbia cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Columbia has been $142.50 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Columbia?

Hotel Trundle, Oyo Hotel Columbia Sc West and Graduate Columbia, S.C. are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Columbia?

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce, Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia West and Marriott Columbia are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Columbia?

Clarion Inn Airport West Columbia, Gallus Stadium Park Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection and Comfort Inn Columbia - Bush River are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Columbia?

Holiday Inn Exp Stes Dwntwn The Vis, Staybridge Suites Columbia, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Columbia Downtown are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city of Columbia

Below are reviews of the city of Columbia, SC from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Convenient location."
Score 4.0 / 5

Convenient to dining and shopping!

Sharon Y., from 27-Apr-2022
"Convenient to dining and shopping!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Convenient to dining and shopping!

Sharon Y., from 25-Apr-2022
"The Lazy Lizard!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Enjoyed the Lazy Lizard and go there whenever we are in the area.

Rosmarie S., from 12-Apr-2022
"Spectacular Sites!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The sites are spectacular!

Landy V., from 05-Apr-2022
"Beautiful small town."
Score 5.0 / 5

Beautiful small town.

Joyce S., from 04-Apr-2022
"Great Restaurants!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Julia's German Stammtisch (German food) BLD- Good Old Down Home Southern Food!!

Frank K., from 25-Mar-2022
"I like Columbia because there's a lot to do."
Score 4.0 / 5

I like Columbia because there's a lot to do.

Sandra Y., from 18-Mar-2022
"Great shopping!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great shopping!

Jean S., from 08-Mar-2022
"Lots of stores nearby!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Lots of stores nearby!

Ericka C., from 05-Mar-2022
"Perfect Stop"
Score 4.0 / 5

Columbia was just a perfect place to stop for the night. Didn't have a problem with traveling. Good freeways.

Leah H., from 28-Feb-2022
"Perfect Stop"
Score 5.0 / 5

Columbia was just a perfect place to stop for the night. Didn't have a problem with traveling. Good freeways.

Leah H., from 27-Feb-2022
"Good Location"
Score 5.0 / 5

Plenty of shopping, eating, and worship places.

Yvonne B., from 22-Feb-2022
"Conveniently located near highway access."
Score 5.0 / 5

Easy access to highway.

Joan J., from 14-Feb-2022
"Good Place to Stay"
Score 5.0 / 5

Good place to stay.

Gisselle M., from 19-Jan-2022
"Many restaurants to choose from."
Score 4.0 / 5

Many restaurants to choose from.

Leeann L., from 01-Jan-2022
"Love the many restaurants in Columbia!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Love the many restaurants in Columbia especially the Vista with a lot of outdoor dining.

Roxana M., from 30-Dec-2021
"Homey and welcoming atmosphere."
Score 4.0 / 5

The scenic views of downtown Columbia bring in a welcoming homey feeling.

Willie W., from 29-Dec-2021
"Conveniently located near the university!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Enjoyed the Vista restaurant and the proximity to the university.

James P., from 16-Dec-2021
"Great Staff!"
Score 4.0 / 5

The people are great.

Veronica N., from 06-Nov-2021
"Columbia"
Score 4.0 / 5

Columbia as has been for some time is a nice college and military blend metro and city. Not the world wide known grande Metros of across the country but still a tourist friendly and business connected city with some nostalgia elements Tonite.

Keith S., from 08-Dec-2019
"Visit"
Score 4.0 / 5

Nice city.

Jimmy P., from 13-Nov-2019
"Beautiful weather"
Score 5.0 / 5

The weather was great

Ronnie H., from 21-Oct-2019
"Our Visit"
Score 4.0 / 5

Small city feel with friendly people. People caring for each other makes a place beautiful to visit again.

Nancy P., from 17-Oct-2019
"Lots to do"
Score 5.0 / 5

More stuff and events to keep you entertained

Brian G., from 22-Sep-2019
"Awesome"
Score 5.0 / 5

Awesome

Robin A., from 02-Sep-2019
"Great Hotel"
Score 5.0 / 5

Not much actually the hotel was by far the best part of our time on Columbia.

Jason R., from 28-Jul-2019
"Good Location "
Score 4.0 / 5

Everything is surrounding you. There was a lot of stores to shop for all your needs and restaurants to choose from.

Joyce F., from 23-Jul-2019
"Very Satisfied!"
Score 5.0 / 5

I was very happy with the clean room, with towels and every amenity I requested! I highly suggest this property!

William C., from 13-Jul-2019
"Great Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Our choir of 50+ came for a performance and had splendid time, great accommodations as well.

Heather M., from 22-Feb-2018
"Good Stay!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Cool city with big night life.

Danny W., from 24-Sep-2017
"Helpful Hotel"
Score 4.0 / 5

City of Columbia was helpful in setting up a pool session at the Macxy Greeg pool for us, gave a competitive rental rate and we're willing to extend extra time for us after arriving late due to traffic/weather conditions.

Cory C., from 01-Aug-2016
"Very Nice Area"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nice, enjoyed our stay. Great time visiting.

Jacquelyn W., from 02-Apr-2016
"I LOVE COLUMBIA"
Score 4.0 / 5

IT IS THE PLACE TO BE. THOSE WHO DO NOT LIVE HERE SHOULD STOP BY FOR A STAY. WE ARE A HOSPITALITY STATE.

Dtr Eleanor S., from 21-Oct-2015
"Great Wedding Venue"
Score 4.0 / 5

Ariel's was a great venue for a wedding. The city offers botanical gardens, a lake for fishing and a variety of shopping in the area.

Anne P., from 19-Aug-2014
"College Town (USC) with lots of interesting activities and dining choices"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots of good places to eat and always something to do: concerts, museum, shopping, races, zoo.

Patricia W., from 10-May-2014
"Nice time with family."
Score 5.0 / 5

Children did do a little sight seeing and said they were pleased with what they saw . They went to a Mall and also got the grandsons (2) haircuts and was very impressed with the barber who used a straight razor as well as clipper. They had not seen haircut in this manner. And we got the best pizza from Little Caesars in Lexington, SC.

Lillian F., from 08-Apr-2014
"Great shopping and restaurants"
Score 4.0 / 5

The large shopping area near the hotel had everything you could want. Also went to the Vista area. It was beautiful and had lots of restaurants.

Shalene L., from 06-Mar-2014
"Fantastic Zoo"
Score 4.0 / 5

Love, love, love Riverbanks Zoo!

Bobbie F., from 15-Feb-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Columbia, SC shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 38 reviews
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