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Columbia, SC
May 7 — May 82
Columbia, SC
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Columbia hotels

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Low season

JulyCheapest month to stay with an average 38% drop in price.

High season

MayMost expensive month to stay with an average 118% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$125Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$157Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Columbia hotel?

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3 stars

When to book a hotel in Columbia

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Top tips for finding perfect Columbia hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Columbia, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Columbia in July and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Columbia if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 44 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Columbia accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Columbia found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $65, while the most expensive was $822.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Columbia for 2 days.
  • If you would like to visit museums during your trip to Columbia, select a hotel near the popular South Carolina State Museum, such as the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located seven minutes’ walk away. The museum contains four floors of exhibits related to art, local history, and natural sciences, as well as a permanent planetarium.
  • Hoping to experience Columbia’s vibrant nightlife? Select a hotel in Downtown Columbia, where a high concentration of the city’s bars, music venues and clubs are located, like the Lula Drake Wine Parlour and Music Farm. Aloft Columbia Downtown hotel is located right in the heart of Downtown and is less than a mile from Columbia’s canal.
  • For travelers interested in recreational activities like canoeing, kayaking, and tubing, choose a hotel near the Congaree River, such as the Staybridge Suites, less than a five-minute walk from the river. The Congaree River is a popular area for water sports and also has many hiking trails that stem from its banks.
  • If you’re a sports fan, choose a hotel next to Spirit Communications Park, the official stadium of the Columbia Fireflies baseball team. The 1425 Inn is a casual choice that is only a five-minute walk from the field, with free parking and a business center.
  • For those who are traveling with family, select a hotel near EdVenture, an interactive children’s museum with hands-on exhibits that allow visitors to learn about subjects such as the human body, cars, and nature. The SpringHill Suites by Marriott is only a two-minute walk to the museum and offers rooms catering to families.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Columbia

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Columbia. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • Travelers who like staying near University of South Carolina recommend Hilton Columbia Center, Marriott Columbia and Courtyard by Marriott Columbia/Downtown.

  • The average price of a double room in Columbia is $116 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $42 per night.

  • Frankie's Fun Park is a family-friendly amusement park that has arcade games, go-karts, and various rides. The Hampton Inn is a standard hotel that is only a 10-minute walk to the park and is right next to I-26. The Fairfield Inn by Marriott is directly across the Interstate from the park and offers rental bikes for guests.

  • Hotel Trundle is a casual choice that is just a two-minute walk from the Columbia Museum of Art and is located right in the city’s Downtown. The Hampton Inn by Hilton is a six-minute walk from the museum and just 15 minutes from the Congaree River.

  • The Homewood Suites by Hilton is located just off of I-126, and has an indoor pool and fitness center. Baymont Inn and Suites Columbia Northwest offers an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace.

  • The Courtyard by Marriott is a standard hotel that it located just beside the University of South Carolina and has an on-site business center that includes printers and workstations. The DoubleTree by Hilton is right next to I-20 and houses a large meeting space, a business center, and free shuttle service to the airport.

  • The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Columbia found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $78, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $119. The cheapest room found overall was for $49.

  • In the last 72 hours, users have found Columbia hotels for this weekend for as low as $51 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $121 and 4-star hotels from $663.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Columbia districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Columbia city center.

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Columbia?

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Best Columbia hotels

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Hotel Trundle - Columbia - Bedroom
Hotel Trundle - Columbia - Bedroom
Hotel Trundle
9.6 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Graduate Columbia - Columbia - Bedroom
Graduate Columbia - Columbia - Bedroom
Graduate Columbia
9.1 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Staybridge Suites Columbia - Columbia - Building
Staybridge Suites Columbia - Columbia - Building
Staybridge Suites Columbia
8.9 Excellent
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly