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Columbus, GA: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

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The Columbus center is approximately the area of Historic Columbus Foundation and the area of Heritage Corner.

Columbus is the second-largest city in Georgia, offering over 4,000 hotels for visitors to choose from. Its diverse selection of both accommodations and attractions makes it a choice pick for tourists who want a getaway that's easily customized to meet their personal needs. You can drink in the outstanding architecture of the Historic District, take in the city's rich culture at the National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus and National Infantry Museum, or explore fascinating discoveries far beyond our own world at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. More from this guide...

Columbus Hotels/Accommodations

Clarion Inn & Suites Phenix City Columbus 1700 Us 280 Bypass, Phenix City, AL 36867 ~1.49 miles west of Columbus
  • Low priced Downtown hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Value Place Columbus Ga (Victory Dr.) - Columbus 1801 Victory Dr. Muscogee, Columbus, GA 31901
  • Cheap hotel
  • Dark parking lot in the wee hours
  • High value
Hampton Inn & Suites in Phenix City 620 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy., Phenix City, AL 36869 ~1.77 miles west of Columbus
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Phenix City Col in Phenix City 1702 Us 280 Byp, Phenix City, AL 36867 ~1.82 miles west of Columbus
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Breakfast enjoyable
  • Dirty carpet in the elevator
From$89
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Candlewood Suites Columbus / Ft. Benning 3389 Victory Dr., Columbus, GA 31903
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • 81 suites in property
  • Clean
  • Clean Rooms
From$50
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Sleep Inn & Suites Hotel
+1-800-881-1523
5100 Armour Rd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • Cheap Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 62 suites
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Most guests said rooms were small
Holiday Inn Exp Stes Ft. Bennin : 3901 Victory Dr.
+1-888-283-3404
3901 Victory Dr., Columbus, GA 31903
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Such a nice clean hotel
Doubletree by Hilton Columbus 5351 Sidney Simons Blvd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Great pool
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$89
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Wingate by Wyndham Columbus 1711 Rollins Way, Columbus, GA 31904
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
  • Easily accessible by car, said 100%
  • Great reception
From$75
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Hilton Garden Inn 1500 Bradley Lake Blvd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • 3-star Convention Center property
  • 11 suites in hotel
  • Great location
  • Perfect night's rest
From$69
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Home2 Suites by Hilton 1664 Whitlesey Rd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Close to TONS of restaurants and stores
  • Breakfast is average
Staybridge Suites Columbus Ft. Benning in Columbus 1678 Whittlesey Rd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
  • Clean
  • Toilets clean
Residence Inn Columbus - Columbus 2670 Adams Farm Dr., Columbus, GA 31909
  • Mid-scale Riverfront hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$101
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Hyatt Place Columbus North 2974 North Lake Pkwy., Columbus, GA 31909
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 82 suites in hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites 7336 Bear Ln., Columbus, GA 31909
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Breakfast buffet was wonderful
  • Excellent family hotel
From$85
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Homewood Suites : 6614 Whittlesey Blvd. 6614 Whittlesey Blvd., Columbus, GA 31909
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00p.m.
Hampton Inn North
+1-888-690-5281
7390 Bear Lane, Columbus, GA 31909
  • 3 star property
Candlewood Suites Columbus Northeast : 6611 Whittlesey Blvd. 6611 Whittlesey Blvd., Columbus, GA 31909
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 83 rooms
From$65
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Columbus Marriott in Columbus
+1-800-997-5148
800 Front Ave., Columbus, GA 31901
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • 177 rooms in property
  • Staff was very friendly and professional
  • For only 56%, the bathroom was ok
From$129
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews Call
Super 8 Phenix City Ft. Benning 905a East 280 Bypass, Phenix City, AL 36867 ~1.99 miles west of Columbus
  • Economical Highway hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
From$45
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Microtel Inn & Suites 3930 St. Mary's Rd., Columbus, GA 31907
  • 2-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 17 suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites in Columbus
+1-800-881-1523
4510 Armour Rd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Location is great
  • Well-maintained, according to 100%
From$79
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Days Inn Phenix City 3560 Us Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL 36870 ~4.00 miles northwest of Columbus
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$50
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Columbus Ga - Columbus
+1-800-997-5149
4534 Armour Rd., Columbus, GA 31904
  • 3-star Airport hotel
  • Check-in time: 3pm
From$79
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Ramada Limited Phenix City - Phenix City
+1-888-690-5281
3560 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL 36867 ~4.26 miles northwest of Columbus
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 3 suites in property
  • Fair Hotel
  • Almost all guests thought they were poorly maintained
From$45
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
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The Fort Benning Army installation is located in Columbus as well, bringing a large number of visitors with connections to the military. This bustling city hosts state and national events, major conventions, important meetings, and more. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, Columbus has what you need for a successful stay.

When to Visit Columbus, Georgia

The weather in Columbus is fairly mild year-round, though you'll enjoy just enough fluctuation to mark the passing of the seasons. Come between February and April for highs in the 60s and 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s. In February, the city hosts numerous Black History Month events. March plays host to the Junior League Attic Sale and Thunder in the Valley Air Show. In April, you can enjoy the Callaway Gardens Spring Celebration and RiverFest Weekend.

Things begin to heat up in May, with highs in the mid-80s. However, this is a great time to visit before summer crowds descend on the city. May's annual events include the Cotton Pickin' Fair, Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, and Andersonville Antiques, Crafts, and Civil War Artifacts Fair.

June, July, and August all see average highs in the low 90s and lows in the 70s. If you don't mind the heat and humidity, you can join the flocks of family visitors in town on summer vacation. The Miss Georgia Pageant takes place in June, while July hosts Thunder on the Hooch and several Independence Day celebrations. In August, you'll find the Miss Columbus Pageant and Columbus International Festival.

The weather cools progressively through the autumn months. September's highs are in the mid-80s, as the city proudly hosts the Powers' Crossroads Country Fair and Art Festival, The Tri-City Latino Festival at South Commons, the Plains Peanut Festival, and the Columbus-Fort Benning Shrine Club Circus. October has an average high of 77, offering pleasant weather for the Andersonville Historic Fair, Cotton Pickin' Fair, and Arts on the River. November's high drops to 68 for the Fountain City Classic and Steeplechase.

If you want to experience the holidays in Columbus, you can enjoy the Night of Lights, A Warm Springs Christmas, the Bi-City Christmas Parade, Callaway's Fantasy in Lights, and the Holiday Tour of Homes. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s offer a more comfortable Christmas than many other destinations.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Columbus, GA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Columbus

Columbus by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Columbus, GA. You can use these line graphs to calculate the most cost effective time period to book a room in Columbus for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Columbus, Georgia

4 Star Average Prices: $139.33

If you're looking for luxurious accommodations, Columbus has everything from boutique finds to well-established chains. However you like to get pampered, Columbus has an option for you.

The Rothschild-Pound House Inn is a historic hotel dating back to the 1870s. You can choose from one of six suites or two cottages. Each accommodation has its own unique charm, from the Jacuzzi bathtub, hardwood flooring, and elegant silk draperies in the Edward Lloyd Thomas Suite to the black marble mantle, pine flooring, and 1800s reproduction wallpaper in the James L. Redd Suite.

All guests at the Rothschild-Pound House Inn enjoy digital cable television, wireless Internet, and mini-refrigerators. A full breakfast is provided each day. You can also drop in for complimentary hors d'oeuvres between 5:30 and 6:30 each evening. If you don't want to leave the room for these amenities, you can order both breakfast and hors d'oeuvres directly to the room.

If you prefer the familiar perks of a hotel chain, the Columbus Marriott is a comfortable and sophisticated pick in the city. Rooms feature a microwave, refrigerator, and free high-speed Wi-Fi so you have all the comforts of home. You can enjoy a buffet breakfast or full American breakfast downstairs each day. Houlihan's is available on-site as well for a casual breakfast, lunch, or dinner. An outdoor pool and fitness center keep recreation close at hand, while 4,800 square feet of event space can accommodate any business activities on your agenda.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Columbus

Affordable Hotels in Columbus, Georgia

3 Star Average Prices: $88.43

If you're looking for a low-cost option in Columbus, there are several picks that will help you enjoy the city on a budget. The Best Western Plus Columbus North features both indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, and a fitness center so you can stay in shape and enjoy ample recreation. Complimentary high-speed Internet will keep you connected for both business and pleasure. Guest room amenities make it easy to save while you're in town with a microwave and refrigerator in each room to make affordable snacks and small meals easy.

At the Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Columbus GA, you'll save money with the complimentary Rise & Dine continental breakfast. An outdoor pool is an added perk in the warm weather months. Rooms feature free Wi-Fi, refrigerators, and microwaves. The Extended Stay America – Columbus – Easton is a prime pick for visitors who want to take in-room dining to another level. Suites here feature full kitchens with a refrigerator, microwave, stovetop, cooking utensils, cutlery, and dishes. A free grab-and-go breakfast will pad your budget a little as well.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Columbus

2 Star Average Prices: $72.85

2 Star Hotel Prices in Columbus

Which Columbus hotels have real discounts?

If you're looking for convenient hotel discounts for your stay, there are several ways you can cash in on special rates. The best option is to stick with a hotel chain that you visit often. Become a member of their loyalty program and you can cash in or collect points with every stay. Columbus has accommodations with nearly every major hotel chain.

You can use your Extended Perks at the Extended Stay America – Columbus – Easton, Extended Stay America – Columbus – North, and Extended Stay America Columbus – East. These hotels also offer special rates for seniors, military and government personnel, AAA members, and groups.

You can cash in Wyndham Rewards at the Howard Johnson Inn & Suites Columbus GA. Additional discounts are available for AAA, CAA, and AARP members, seniors, groups, and government employees.

Best Value Options in Columbus, Georgia

Value hotels give you the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. These picks have great amenities that will add unexpected perks to your stay, while maintaining manageable prices that won't sink your travel budget.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbus-Fort Benning is a pet-friendly pick that's ideal for travelers with four-legged friends. Mornings here start with a hot complimentary breakfast. Spend the afternoon taking a dip in the outdoor pool or cozying up on your triple-sheeted bed for a movie on HBO. Rooms include a microwave and refrigerator to add to the value, making it easy to keep snacks and simple meals on hand.

The Hampton Inn Columbus/South-Fort Benning offers a similar set of amenities with a complimentary hot breakfast or on-the-go breakfast bag you can grab on your way out the door. Rooms here include a mini-fridge and complimentary Wi-Fi. An outdoor pool and fitness center will help you stay in shape no matter what's on the agenda.

At the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbus OSU, you'll enjoy spacious suites with living and work areas. Maximize your sleeping accommodations with a pull-out sofa bed, or boost your productivity by settling in to the spacious work area. A complimentary hot breakfast kicks off the morning right, while a fridge and microwave in each room will help you keep snacks and drinks on hand. A free hotel shuttle will take you anywhere within a three-mile radius, so getting around is both easy and affordable.

Getting Around Columbus, Georgia

Columbus, Georgia, is surprisingly easy to navigate. It's incredibly walkable, so you may find that you don't need transportation at all if you choose a downtown hotel or book a room that's close to your prime destinations in the area. The River Walk spans 15 miles through the city, offering easy access to numerous highlights.

Public transportation is also available via the METRA system. Nine routes cover nearly every corner of Columbus. General fares are $1.30 a ride. If you're going to be in town for an extended stay, you can always purchase a seven-day pass for just $15.50 or a 14-day pass for $28. Do keep in mind that buses don't run on Sundays, so you'll need to turn to a cab or other means of transportation half the weekend.

There's a comfortable local hotel to meet your needs no matter what your Columbus agenda has in store. Whether you want the timeless elegance of a historic boutique hotel, or you're looking for the value-packed options available with a spacious suite hotel, Columbus can give you the perfect room to settle in to. Don't hesitate, and book accommodations for your upcoming stay as soon as you can.

Verified reviews of the city of Columbus

Below are reviews of the city of Columbus, GA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Diverse and Fun!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nice town. Great historic district.

Rick J., from 29-May-2016
"Ideal In Every Way"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great stores and restaurants nearby where I stayed. There was no need to drive.

Unknown U., from 26-Oct-2015
"When in Town"
Score 4.0 / 5

A nice, historical place to visit with a lot to do here.

Louise S., from 25-Oct-2015
"School Trip to Columbus"
Score 5.0 / 5

We were there for Thescon 2015. As always, Columbus University and the folks there were just wonderful!

Sandy W., from 11-Feb-2015
"Uptown"
Score 5.0 / 5

Uptown was very nice.

Jane M., from 15-Apr-2014
"Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International (ATL) Airport Alternative"
Score 5.0 / 5

Better to fly out of the Atlanta, easier and less hectic. Cheaper to park car at the airport.

Shelley H., from 03-Jan-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Columbus, GA shown above is 4.7 out of 5 based on 6 reviews
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