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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/Motels & Accommodations

Masters Inn Columbia Knox Abbott - Cayce
+1-888-389-4121
613 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, NC 29033 ~1.14 miles southeast of West Columbia
  • 3-star property
  • Check-in: 15:00
Extended Stay America - Columbia - West - Interstate 126 - Columbia
+1-888-675-2083
450 Gracern Rd., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.42 miles north of West Columbia
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Not very clean
  • Professional service
Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone - Columbia
+1-800-716-8490
200 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.49 miles north of West Columbia
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 218 rooms in hotel
TRU Columbia Greystone in Columbia
+1-800-805-5223
183 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.50 miles north of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Access to gym on-site
TRU by Hilton Columbia Greystone - Columbia
+1-888-965-1860
185 Stoneridge Dr., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.52 miles north of West Columbia
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 117 rooms in hotel
From$80
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown : 501 Taylor St.
+1-888-788-5576
501 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.71 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 81 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$89
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Staybridge Suites Columbia, an IHG Hotel in Columbia
+1-888-897-9207
1913 Huger St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.71 miles northeast of West Columbia
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Bathroom could be optimized
From$109
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista
+1-888-311-4278
511 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~1.72 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Entrance area is ok
  • Amazing walk-in shower
From$99
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia
+1-888-469-4795
230 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 ~1.76 miles north of West Columbia
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 81 rooms in hotel
Quality Inn West Columbia : 2516 Augusta Rd.
+1-888-734-9421
2516 Augusta Rd., West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Low-priced Airport hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
From$60
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Clarion Inn Airport West Columbia : 500 Chris Dr.
+1-888-841-5292
500 Chris Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169 Website
  • 3-star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 5 meeting rooms
Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista - Columbia
+1-888-455-5160
819 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.01 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 130 suites
  • Excellent city hotel
  • Excellent location and great breakfast
From$109
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Aloft Columbia Downtown in Columbia
+1-888-965-8297
823 Lady St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.03 miles east of West Columbia
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
Hampton Inn Columbia Downtown Historic District : 822 Gervais St.
+1-888-906-6358
822 Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.04 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 5 floors in property
  • Most guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • Fantastic service
From$125
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Hampton Inn I 26 Columbia Airport in West Columbia
+1-888-749-6785
1094 Chris Cir, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 120 rooms in hotel
Holiday Inn Exp Stes Dwntwn The Vis : 901 Washington St.
+1-888-878-9982
901 Washington St., Columbia, SC 29229 ~2.10 miles east of West Columbia
  • Affordable hotel
  • 105 rooms in property
Hilton Columbia Center in Columbia
+1-888-389-4485
924 Senate St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.14 miles east of West Columbia
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 20 suites
  • Nice outdoor pool
  • Almost all guests said the bathroom was dirty
From$101
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Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Airport
+1-888-389-4121
110 Mcswain Dr., West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Three Star Airport property
  • 5 conference rooms in property
Oyo Hotel Columbia Sc West - Columbia
+1-888-675-2083
114 Mcswain Dr., Columbia, SC 29169 ~2.22 miles west of West Columbia
  • 3 star property
  • Check in time: 15:00
Microtel : 1301 Main St.
+1-800-716-8490
1301 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.35 miles east of West Columbia
  • Inexpensive Downtown property
  • 60 rooms in hotel
Country Hearth Inn & Suites Cayce / Columbia
+1-800-805-5223
3020 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033 ~2.36 miles south of West Columbia
  • Low Cost property
Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel - Columbia
+1-888-965-1860
1400 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.40 miles east of West Columbia
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Hotel has 132 rooms
  • For 71%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard
  • Dining experience could be nicer
From$129
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Marriott Columbia in Columbia
+1-888-788-5576
1200 Hampton St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.41 miles east of West Columbia
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 14 floors
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC : 630 Assembly St.
+1-888-897-9207
630 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.43 miles east of West Columbia
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Bathroom could be bigger
  • Disappointed in breakfast option
Holiday Inn Columbia Downtown
+1-888-311-4278
1233 Washington St., Columbia, SC 29201 ~2.44 miles east of West Columbia
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 12:00 PM
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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: $130.37

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.

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

3 Star Average Prices: $99.12

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: $70.73

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 Hyatt Place Columbia are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels in West Columbia?

Hilton Columbia Center, Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel and Marriott Columbia 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 - Interstate 126, and Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone 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 $70.73 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 $99.12 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 $130.37 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 I-26 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 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 1 reviews
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