Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

1400 Main St., Columbia, SC 29201 United States (USA) near Exit 10 on I-77 (~4.4mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.5 Star Property
34.004128-81.034805
Cleaning Policy: Surface Areas: In public spaces, the company has added to its already rigorous cleaning protocols, requiring that surfaces are treated with hospital-grade disinfectants and that this cleaning is done with increased frequency. In guest rooms, Marriott has added to its detailed cleaning practices, requiring all surfaces to be thoroughly cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectants. Guest Contact: To help alleviate the risk of COVID-19 transmission through person-to-person contact, Marriott will be using signage in its lobbies to remind guests to maintain social distancing protocols and will remove or re-arrange furniture to allow more space for distancing.
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4.0/5

Based on 645 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Saves 19.4%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 132 rooms in hotel
  • 17 floors in property
  • 14 suites in property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Check Rates1 Bedroom Junior Suite 1 King City View Low Floor
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Check Rates2 Double Beds City View Room
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Check RatesBusiness Club Room with City View 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesCity Room 1 King Bed City View
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Check RatesCity Room 1 King Bed City View 1 King Bed
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Check RatesCity Room 2 Double Beds City View
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Check RatesCity Room 2 Double Beds City View 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesClub Level Guest Room 1 King City View High Floor
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Check RatesClub Level Guest Room 2 Double Beds City View High Floor
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Check RatesClub Level Guest Room 2 Double High Floor
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Check RatesClub Room 1 Double Bed City View
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Check RatesConcierge Level Guest Room 1 King City View High Floor
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Check RatesGuest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesGuest Room 2 Double Beds City View Low Floor
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Check RatesJunior Suite 1 Bedroom City View
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Check RatesJunior Suite 1 Bedroom City View 1 King Bed
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Check RatesLevel Business Club Room with City View 2 Double Beds High Floor
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Check RatesNon-Refundable See Terms Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesNon-Refundable See Terms Guest Room 2 Double Beds City View Low Floor
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesStarbucks Package Includes WiFi See Terms Guest Room 1 King City View
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Local Attractions

We are located in the city center and are surrounded by attractions including but not limited to; State House, Zoo, State Museums, Children Museums, University, Fair Grounds, River Walk and Shopping/Night Life.

Verified Reviews of Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Have some concerns."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
First, for some reason the Sheraton Reservation line redirected me to Priceline which then charged me for the Club Level room ($235.99/night) I requested. However upon checking in we were informed the Club Level Services were not available and the hotel dropped my room charge to $149 per night. Priceline has thus far refused to return the $173.98 in overcharges. On Saturday night when we returned to our room at 11:00pm after our Daughter's Wedding the electronic door lock failed and we spent 30 minutes while staff worked to get it open. Had the same problem on Sunday morning and had to wait over an hour for the front desk clerk to get the "jump start" box that allowed us to access the room. This hotel could be a great place but old buildings require maintenance and it just doesn't appear that the Owners/Management are up to maintaining this Property. Very disappointed in the experience and just hope none of the other guests from our Wedding Party were inconvenienced as we were by the screwed up billing and faulty door lock system.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
31-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 27 to Sun Aug 29 2021 at a $235.99 average nightly rate.
"Overall nice hotel."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Overall it was a nice hotel. I originally paid for a “city view” my room was anything but that and they switched my rooms when I called. My original room door also did not work and you had to lift up on the door handle to get the door to open or shut which was difficult. The second room was much nicer, except the desk chair has the back pulled off of it and the staples sticking out. Walking by it I cut my leg on it since I was unaware. Everyone on staff was very nice and helpful whenever I asked a question but overall maintenance or cleaning crew did not do well with submitting items that needed to be fixed before guests arrived.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 27 to Sun Aug 29 2021 at a $148.98 average nightly rate.
"Review for our stay."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I thought the hotel staff was very friendly, helpful and courteous. The service was awesome. The hotel was a bit old, however the experience overall was great! We loved the location and the historical background!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Jan-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Dec 27 to Sun Dec 30 2018 at a $136.33 average nightly rate.
"Restless Night"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The look of the hotel is very nice, however I did not have a pleasant experience. I was disappointed to find out that there no microwave in the room. I had to take my food to the lobby to be heated. Not only that, the staff had to take my food to another location for it to be heated. Once settled in my room and resting, I was awakened at 4am by a street sweeper or garbage truck on the road below. My room was on the 7th floor, so I'm not sure why I was able to hear so much from the street.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Dec-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Dec 01 to Sun Dec 02 2018 at a $112.43 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 645 guest reviews

Property Description

Find a touch of history and a dash of comfort with a visit to the capital city and Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel. Located in the center of downtown, our hotel is just blocks away from the state capitol, University of South Carolina, and a lively historic district, known as the Vista District. We're also only 12 miles from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at the most unique hotel in downtown Columbia. As the first high rise (circa 1913) and the once tallest building in Columbia, it is an excellent example of early 20th century skyscraper sheathed in Gothic revival detail with use of the palmetto tree motif (South Carolina state tree).Boasting 132 comfortable guest rooms with Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) Beds, our downtown hotel is a destination where the discriminating will delight in 21st century features such as wireless High Speed Internet Access,valet parking, the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft, Starbucks Café, one restaurants, and a martini lounge. Not to mention, the world-class service you expect.Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel is a pleasant blend between historic landmark and modern convenience.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 17
Rooms: 132
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 132
Handicap Rooms: 8
Suites: 14
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 0
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11:00am - until
FEMA Approved: Yes
Ownership: nita patel
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual rooms must be canceled within 48 hours of arrival.
Nightly Parking: $24
Typical Group Deposit: %100
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Parking Fee: 24.00 Per Night (Valet parking)
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Office in room available
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are located 7.7 miles from Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Guest can enjoy order off the menu breakfast in our restaurant POSH. *Please note our restaurant and food and beverage outlets are temporarily closed.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Only service animals are allowed.

Parking Info

Valet parking is $24.00 nightly, self parking is available through the hotel.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary wi-fi throughout hotel.

Cleaning Policies

Surface Areas: In public spaces, the company has added to its already rigorous cleaning protocols, requiring that surfaces are treated with hospital-grade disinfectants and that this cleaning is done with increased frequency. In guest rooms, Marriott has added to its detailed cleaning practices, requiring all surfaces to be thoroughly cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectants. Guest Contact: To help alleviate the risk of COVID-19 transmission through person-to-person contact, Marriott will be using signage in its lobbies to remind guests to maintain social distancing protocols and will remove or re-arrange furniture to allow more space for distancing.

About Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

  • The lobby has fully-wired workstations with free Wi-Fi, printing services, morning paper, coffee, and TV
  • Offers a fitness program with core performance fitness centers, in-room and restaurant dining options, and even has threir own online fitness website with programs, life tips, and personal training
  • Sheraton Club Level offers guests rooms with more comfort, convenient, and space including breakfast
  • Sheraton's Sweet Sleeper Bed provides the ultimate comfort with plush mattresses, soft sheets, and hypoallergenic pillows

The Sheraton Hotels and Resorts highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Hotel Rate Trends at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

Above shows averages of room prices for both group rates and the lowest individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group offer was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 43.3% in June 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $264 in the month of June 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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FAQs about Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

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 12:00pm 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 Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel have?

There are 132 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Guest can enjoy order off the menu breakfast in our restaurant POSH. *Please note our restaurant and food and beverage outlets are temporarily closed.

What parking is available at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Valet parking is $24.00 nightly, self parking is available through the hotel. Not enough parking facilities, according to 72%. For 57%, parking prices were too high.

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary wi-fi throughout hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate Membership Card Required 1 Bedroom Junior Suite 1 King City View Low Floor

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount Guest Room 1 King City View

Is there a gym at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

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

Is there room service at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Yes. Room service was outstanding. Room service could have been improved. Most guests complained about the room service.

Is there valet service?

Yes. Valet service could be better. The majority of guests were unhappy with the valet service.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Located near shopping areas with easy access to parking. Great shopping. Almost all guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel?

Dining experience could be nicer. For 57%, the dining experience was not enjoyable.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. Poor wifi in the room. Wifi quality could be improved. Almost all guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Almost all guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

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