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West Columbia South Carolina Hotels & Motels

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The West Columbia center is about 1 mile south of Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden and 1 mile south of Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens.

Once known as New Brookland, the city of West Columbia was renamed as its proximity to the capital of Columbia grew. You'll find West Columbia west of the downtown district of Columbia and across the Congaree River. This city has the unique position of being close to everything in the Midlands area, including theaters, museums, art galleries, and musical entertainment ranging from classical to bluegrass. From festivals, concerts, and parades to botanical gardens, parks, and river adventure sports, West Columbia is the gateway to it all. More from this guide...

West Columbia Hotels/Accommodations

Masters Inn Columbia Knox Abbott
+1-888-389-4121
613 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, NC 29033 ~1.14 miles southeast of West Columbia
  • Midscale hotel
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Extended Stay America Columbia West Stoneridge Dr. in Columbia
+1-888-675-2083
180 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.41 miles north of West Columbia
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Great service
  • Horrible vibe
Extended Stay America Suites Columbia West Interstate 126 in Columbia
+1-800-716-8490
450 Gracern Rd., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.42 miles north of West Columbia
  • Low-priced property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Good for sightseeing
  • The majority of guests said rooms were dirty
Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone
+1-800-805-5223
200 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.49 miles north of West Columbia
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 11 meeting rooms
TRU Columbia Greystone
+1-888-965-1860
183 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.50 miles north of West Columbia
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
TRU by Hilton Columbia Greystone
+1-888-788-5576
185 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.52 miles north of West Columbia
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown
+1-888-897-9207
501 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.71 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 81 sleeping rooms in hotel
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Staybridge Suites Columbia, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
1913 Huger St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.71 miles northeast of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Gym is available on property
  • Professional service
  • Fantastic service
From$109
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista
+1-888-469-4795
511 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.72 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
  • Tasty breakfast
Homewood Suites Columbia in Columbia
+1-888-734-9421
230 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.76 miles north of West Columbia
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Quality Inn West Columbia in West Columbia
+1-888-841-5292
2516 Augusta Rd., West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Two star Airport property
  • Check-in time: 11:00
Clarion Inn Airport West Columbia in West Columbia
+1-888-455-5160
500 Chris Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169 Website
  • Affordable Airport property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista in Columbia
+1-888-965-8297
819 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.01 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Comfortable clean rooms
From$109
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Aloft Columbia Downtown - Columbia
+1-888-906-6358
823 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.03 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 107 rooms in property
Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District : 822 Gervais St.
+1-888-749-6785
822 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.04 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • 122 rooms in hotel
  • Fair breakfast prices
  • Comfortable clean rooms
From$125
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Hampton Inn Columbia-I-26 Airport : 1094 Chris Cir
+1-888-878-9982
1094 Chris Cir, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
Holiday Inn Exp Stes Dwntwn The Vis : 901 Washington St.
+1-888-389-4485
901 Washington St., Columbia, SC 29229 ~2.10 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star hotel
  • Check-in time: 15:00
Hilton Columbia Center : 924 Senate St.
+1-888-389-4121
924 Senate St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.14 miles east of West Columbia
  • 4 star Downtown property
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Internet is average
  • Location is excellent
From$101
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Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Airport
+1-888-675-2083
110 Mcswain Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Mid-scale Airport hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
Oyo Hotel Columbia Sc West : 114 Mcswain Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
114 Mcswain Dr., Columbia, SC 29169 ~2.22 miles west of West Columbia
  • 3-star property
  • 40 sleeping rooms in hotel
Microtel
+1-800-805-5223
1301 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.35 miles east of West Columbia
  • Low-priced Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Country Hearth Inn & Suites Cayce / Columbia
+1-888-965-1860
3020 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033 ~2.36 miles south of West Columbia
  • Two-star hotel
Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel - Columbia
+1-888-788-5576
1400 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.40 miles east of West Columbia
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Hotel has 14 suites
  • Comfortable
  • Good bar
From$129
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Marriott Columbia in Columbia
+1-888-897-9207
1200 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.41 miles east of West Columbia
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC - Columbia
+1-888-311-4278
630 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.43 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 4pm
  • New building
  • Bathroom could be optimized
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all West Columbia, SC discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest West Columbia hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When should you visit West Columbia, SC?

West Columbia has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and early springs. Summers are hot and humid, and though it rains all year, August is the wettest month. Autumn is usually warm. The best time to visit for outdoor warm-weather activities is mid-April to early June and from early September to late October. For warm-weather recreation, it's best to visit West Columbia from early June to mid-September.

Average temperatures in the spring and fall range from 70 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. In the summer, they progress into the 90s. During winter, temperatures are mild and comfortable, ranging between 55 to 65 degrees. West Columbia makes a great Southern United States destination in the winter; hotel rates will be lower, and you can still enjoy the city and outdoor attractions on milder, sunny days.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in West Columbia

West Columbia by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean rate patterns by star rating class in West Columbia, SC. You can use these charts to determine the most cost effective time to book in West Columbia for any future trips.

What are the top hotels near West Columbia, SC?

4 Star Average Prices: $132.16

Hotel Trundle is a hand-crafted boutique hotel found in the downtown district by the Columbia Museum of Art. This luxury hotel is one-of-a-kind, offering excellent personal service, comfortable lodging, and the perfect location. Local artists, craftspeople, and business owners came together to establish this unique hotel in the heart of Main Street District. Guest rooms here are nestled inside three historic buildings that have been combined into one with color, creativity, and charm.

Hotel Trundle exhibits an eclectic, 1920s-era Art Deco style that still features all the modern amenities you would need during your stay. Guest rooms or suites feature complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, 55-inch TVs with Sonifi Staycast technology, Keurig coffee makers, mini fridges, and microwaves. Enjoy extra amenities like robes and slippers, bottled water, nightly turndown service with locally-made goodies, and Bluetooth-enabled keyless entry to your room.

For a stylish, boutique hotel experience, stay in the heart of the happening Congaree Vista district at Aloft Columbia Downtown. Vista's eclectic vibe and energetic pulse, plus a wide variety of dining and entertainment choices, make the district a gathering place for locals and visitors alike. Aloft is a hip new hotel on the corner of Lady and Lincoln Streets. The location offers quick access to businesses, government offices, and cultural attractions.

On-site amenities at Aloft include a bar, a 24/7 pantry, a lounge, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guest rooms at Aloft feature the hotel's ultra-comfortable signature bed, a walk-in shower with Bliss Spa bath products, and a plug-and-play connectivity station to charge all your electronics. This station can also link your device to the 50-inch LCD TV. Other bonuses include in-room magazines, extra-large windows, and free coffee and tea. Aloft is owned by Marriott and does provide AAA, senior, military, corporate, and government special rates.

4 Star Hotel Prices in West Columbia

What are the affordable hotels in West Columbia, SC, area?

3 Star Average Prices: $101.64

The newly remodeled Clarion Inn Airport is located near the junction of U.S. Route 1 and Interstate 26 in West Columbia, close to retail shops and dining. The rates at this location make it a very affordable hotel for individuals and groups. Free amenities include Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, airport transportation, a business center, and an outdoor pool.

For dining options at Clarion Inn, there's an on-site restaurant, or you can stay in to enjoy room service. Air-conditioned rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, and ironing equipment. Nearby attractions include EdVenture Children's Museum, the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, and downtown Columbia, which is only 10-minutes due east. Lowest group and individual rates are found in March, August, and November.

Quality Inn is another affordable hotel in West Columbia known for excellent service, cleanliness, and location. Just off U.S. Route 1, this hotel is minutes away from stadiums, the zoo, universities, fairs, and festivals. Every guest room at the Quality Inn offers a refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer, and coffee maker as well as ironing equipment. Your double, queen, or king bed will be outfitted with a comfortable, premium mattress and linens, plus a generous supply of fluffy pillows and a plush comforter.

Quality Inn also provides special rates to those in the government or military, plus senior and AAA travelers. It promises to deliver professional service as well as added value amenities. These perks include a complimentary fresh and healthy breakfast, a seasonal outdoor pool, meeting space, and laundry facilities.

3 Star Hotel Prices in West Columbia

2 Star Average Prices: $71.04

2 Star Hotel Prices in West Columbia

What are the best hotels with discounts in West Columbia, SC?

Some of the best hotel discounts you can find in West Columbia are at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Airport, where kids stay and eat for free. A full-service restaurant, the Capital City Bar and Grill, serves a hot breakfast buffet plus lunch and dinner daily on-site. Holiday Inn Express offers senior, military, group, and government discounts throughout the year. Rates tend to rise and fall dramatically through the year depending on local happenings. Book in February, June, or November for a more affordable stay.

Green living is key at this Holiday Inn Express, which has been designed to conserve water, feature eco-friendly materials, and meet LEED Gold standards. The free and easy parking includes the added perk of designated spots for those driving hybrid, electric, or fuel-efficient vehicles. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is only 5 miles away, and the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle for all guests.

Whether you're traveling together for work, school, family, or fun, the beautifully renovated Hampton Inn Columbia I-26 Airport is very good discount hotel option. Hampton Inn offers excellent group rates to help make the trip affordable for all. The hotel also provides friendly rates for military families and other government employees. Wi-Fi and breakfast are included in your stay, as well as access to a fitness center, outdoor pool, picnic area, and round-trip airport shuttle. Book rooms at Hampton Inn in March, August, or December to receive the best group rates.

What are the best value hotels in West Columbia, SC?

For an extended stay in West Columbia, one of the best value hotels is the brand-new Residence Inn by Marriott Columbia West/Lexington. Located off U.S. Route 378 near medical centers, Residence Inn boasts easy access to Interstate 26 and downtown Columbia. Be sure to look for discounts if you're 62 years or older or a member of AAA. Corporate, military, and government special rates are available as well. Stay in a fresh one- or two-bedroom suite or a studio king suite with a fully equipped kitchen, living area, ergonomic workspace, and luxury bedding.

Enjoy all the comforts of home and more at this quiet Residence Inn, such as free hot breakfast buffets, morning newspapers, and Wi-Fi. Relax at evening socials with food, drinks, and fun for all guests. Other amenities include a fitness center with modern equipment and TVs, a great outdoor space with a grill, fire pits, and a large swimming pool. Private meeting spaces, free grocery delivery service, and laundry services all add to the value of your stay.

Alternatively, the all-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbia Greystone offers a lot of value for your stay, whether it's for 2 days or 2 weeks. The interior of this hotel is unique, with all the rooms opening onto balconies overlooking the large and spacious center of the hotel. Spacious two-room suites feature two flat-screen TVs, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a wet bar. This location is also pet-friendly, offers a courtesy airport shuttle, and provides a free made-to-order breakfast each day.

Other dining options at Embassy Suites include the on-site Terrace Restaurant and Lounge, plus a complimentary evening social featuring drinks and snacks. Be sure to explore the award-winning Riverbanks Zoo and Garden that's within walking distance. Extra value rates are available for military families, AAA members, and large groups. Prices are highest in April for both individual and group travelers.

What are the top local restaurants in West Columbia, SC?

In West Columbia, you can find cuisines from around the world, including Thai, Mexican, Greek, Italian, Cajun, and Indian. To get a true taste of the traditional South, though, a trip to a local barbecue place is a must. The Secret Garden is a top choice. This self-serve buffet is known for its fried chicken, fresh vegetables, and mac and cheese. Next is the Carolina Buffet, the gold standard for a Southern barbecue that serves up home-style entrees and desserts. Then there's True BBQ, where you can sink your teeth into the tenderest and most flavorful baby-back ribs in town.

With so many affordable hotels in West Columbia, South Carolina, you'll be sure to find one that fits your needs. Most accommodations have easy access to area highways and are close to businesses, universities, dining, and attractions. Be sure to check out West Columbia's local eateries and truly get a taste of Southern living.

FAQs about hotels in West Columbia

What are the top rated hotels in West Columbia?

Staybridge Suites Columbia, an IHG Hotel, SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown and Aloft Columbia Downtown are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in West Columbia?

Homewood Suites Columbia, Hilton Columbia Center and Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near West Columbia city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of West Columbia?

Masters Inn Columbia Knox Abbott, Extended Stay America Columbia West Stoneridge Dr., and Extended Stay America Suites Columbia West Interstate 126 are the properties closest to West Columbia city center.

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

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in West Columbia can be as cheap as $71.04 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

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

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in West Columbia has been $101.64 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

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

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in West Columbia has been $132.16 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in West Columbia?

Graduate Columbia, Carolina University Inn and Masters Inn Columbia Knox Abbott are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in West Columbia?

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown, Residence Inn Columbia West and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in West Columbia?

Sleep Inn Airport, 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 most popular IHG hotels in West Columbia?

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

What did travelers think of the city of West Columbia?

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

"Nice Attractions for Kids"
Score 4.0 / 5

Visited the zoo and the children's museum with our three year old granddaughter. The are many restaurants to choose from!

Peggy R., from 23-Oct-2021
"Nice Rejuvenation "
Score 4.0 / 5

Enjoyed seeing all the old buildings being utilized with updating instead of destroying and rebuilding.

Larry G., from 18-May-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of West Columbia, SC shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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