Aloft Columbia Downtown

823 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Downtown Hotel in Richland County
34.00087-81.04
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4.5/5

Based on 319 guest reviews

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  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 107 rooms
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Check out time: 3:00pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.5/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia Riverfront Park and Historic Canal, EdVenture Children''s Museum, South Carolina State Museum, University of South Carolina, Williams-Brice Stadium

Verified Reviews of Aloft Columbia Downtown

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"Hotel was very clean and modern!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We really enjoyed our stay at this location. The hotel bar was very cool and the rooms were very nice as well. Would definitely could back again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 02 to Sun Aug 04 2019 at a $109.65 average nightly rate.
4.5 out of 5. Based on 319 guest reviews

Property Description

Stay & play in style at Aloft Columbia Downtown in the heart of the Vista. With more than 100 dining and entertainment choices in Columbia's historic downtown, the Vista's eclectic vibe and energetic pulse make it the place to be for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy the outdoors at the Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park, or admire the fauna and flora at the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. Located at the corner of Lady and Lincoln Streets, you'll discover we're close to numerous downtown businesses, minutes from Five Points, just a mile from the University of South Carolina, and only 8 miles from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

Green Sustainability

Give back to the environment by conserving water, energy, and other resources. As part of our green initiatives program, we are offering a $5 voucher to Re:fuel by Aloft(SM), our self-serve eatery, or 250 Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints® awarded at checkout for each night you decline housekeeping (except day of departure).

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 3:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 5
Rooms: 107
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 107
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1257 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 30 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5:00pm - 12:00am
Ownership: Alexa Lester
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 Hours prior to arrival for individual reservations with a 1 night room and tax penalty. Cancellation of groups will be outlined in group and function contracts.
Nightly Parking: $14.
Total Taxes: 14.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00% (State Tax)
Occupancy Tax: 2.00% (Destination Marketing Tax)
City Tax: 5.00% (City Tax)
Food and Beverage Tax: 10.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.00%
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Spa Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Shipping Handling Fee: 5.00 Per Item (Per item, per day)
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Fast & Free WiFi!)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Night (Available upon request)
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Fast & Free WiFi!)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Fast & Free WiFi!)
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Audio Visual Service Charge: 20.00%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets are more than fun, they''re family too. Bring along Fido to our Arf(SM) pet program, and enjoy perks including a dog bed and water bowl. Our pet-friendly hotel in welcomes your furry friends free of charge - no deposits, no hassle. If your dog weighs more than 40 pounds, a waiver may be required.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Garage
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is located just 7 miles away. We do not currently offer a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Current approximate charges from the airport via taxi are around $20.00 USD.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Re:fuel by Aloft(SM) - Get your foodie fix 24/7 with grab & go meals, mix-and-match munchies, healthy bites, make-your-own cappuccinos and more.

Internet / WiFI

Fast & Free WiFi is always available. Enjoy complimentary access throughout the hotel - featuring Download and Upload speeds of 100Mbps!

About aloft

  • Stylish, boutique hotels
  • W XYZ bar offers unique, signature cocktails
  • Extra large windows and 9-foot ceilings
  • In-room magazines, safe, platform bed and LCD flat-panel TV's
  • Bliss Spa bath products and walk-in showers with large showerheads
  • Free wired and wireless high-speed internet in all guest rooms
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Many plug outlets

The aloft highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Aloft Columbia Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Aloft Columbia Downtown.

Feel free to use the Aloft Columbia Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Columbia event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Tactic 36 x 18 x 9 609--/--2525--1818--/--4040--
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Tactic

Offering 609 square feet of indoor and outdoor Columbia meeting space, our hotel is the perfect place for your next small meeting or event. The indoor Tactic Meeting Room features large windows, state-of-the-art A/V equipment, a 50" flat screen TV with laptop hook-up, and fast & free WiFi, so you will have everything you need for a successful gathering. Our Terrace is the perfect place to hold your next social or networking gathering day or night; with an airy layout, contemporary design, mood lighting, and music. Plus, our professional staff is available to assist with all of the details, including booking a room block of our loft-inspired guestrooms.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
609 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
36 x 18 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Please speak with our sales team after completeing a request to find additional information with regards to half-day, evening, and 24-hour holds on meeting space.
Terrace 36 x 18 x 11 648--/----251619----/--4040--
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Terrace

The Terrace at Aloft Columbia Downtown is the perfect space for your next intimiate social or networking event - day or night! The airy layout, of this covered outdoor space offers easy access to the W XYZ Bar, Re:mix Lounge, and Tactic meeting space. Mingle above street level with sweeping views of Downtown Columbia and The Vista, while enjoying music and seasonal specialty cocktails. Stay connected with fast & free WiFi and spark great ideas at your next mixer. This unique space will make your event one to remember!
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
648 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
36 x 18 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
1
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
Please speak with our sales team after completeing a request to find additional information with regards to half-day, evening, and 24-hour holds on meeting space.

FAQs about Aloft Columbia Downtown

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Aloft Columbia Downtown have?

There are 107 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Aloft Columbia Downtown?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Aloft Columbia Downtown?

Re:fuel by Aloft(SM) - Get your foodie fix 24/7 with grab & go meals, mix-and-match munchies, healthy bites, make-your-own cappuccinos and more.

How much does internet cost?

Fast & Free WiFi is always available. Enjoy complimentary access throughout the hotel - featuring Download and Upload speeds of 100Mbps!

Is there a gym at Aloft Columbia Downtown?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

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