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Candlewood Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel - Columbia - Lounge
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area - Columbia - Patio
Free Wi-Fi
Aloft Columbia Downtown
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding 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 hotels in Columbia in December and January.
  • 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 25 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Columbia hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Columbia found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $57, while the most expensive was $503.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Columbia for 2 days.
  • Book a room at Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown if you want a Columbia hotel with a kitchenette. Their kitchenette is well-appointed with kitchenware if you want a home-cooked meal.
  • For those looking to stay fit while on the go, you will appreciate a stay at Hotel Trundle. The hotel’s fitness center is well-equipped with gym equipment so you can stay on top of your exercise regimen.
  • If you are looking for a Columbia hotel near eateries, you will appreciate a stay at Staybridge Suites Columbia. It is nestled near various restaurants serving local and international cuisines.
  • For those headed to Columbia for a shopping extravaganza, choose Columbia hotels close to the downtown area. One good option is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, steps away from boutique shops where you can browse for a souvenir.
  • Suppose you don’t want your four-legged companion missing in on the action. In that case, choose pet-friendly lodgings like TownePlace Suites by Marriott Columbia Northwest/Harbison. Their pet policy dictates that two pets of up to 80 pounds are allowed on a surcharge, and dogs must be leashed in public areas.
  • 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

  • Which hotel in Columbia offers services to people with restricted mobility?

    Hilton Inn & Suites Columbia Killian Road welcomes all guests. The property has incorporated accessible designs and facilities for guests who need extra assistance getting around. Conference rooms, elevators, bathrooms, and the fitness center are all wheelchair-accessible. Additionally, the ADA-compliant lodging has set aside accessible parking spaces in the parking lot, plus visual alarms have been set up in hallways for visually-impaired guests. Hard-of-hearing guests are accommodated; assistive listening equipment for meetings can be provided upon request as well as TTYs.

  • What are some budget-friendly hotels in Columbia?

    For those organizing a shoestring holiday in Columbia, there is a host of pocket-friendly lodgings in the area. Guests on a tight budget love staying at Baymont Inn & Suites Columbia Fort Jackson. Warm hospitality, guest rooms with cozy beds, and a complimentary continental breakfast will make you feel at home. Additionally, the accommodation enjoys a superb location close to Columbia’s attractions like Conagree National Park and Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, thus saving travel costs.

  • Which hotel in Columbia is suitable for environmentally conscious tourists?

    Eco-savvy travelers heading to Columbia will appreciate a stay at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area. The lodging is dedicated to walking the walk when it comes to eco-friendliness. It has invested in water-efficient showers and toilets, energy-efficient LED bulbs, key card/motion-controlled electricity, and 100% renewable electricity. The hotel also features green spaces like rooftop gardens and provides organic food. Additionally, guests are afforded recycling bins, can forego daily housekeeping, and opt to reuse linens and towels.

  • Hotels in Columbia suitable for a romantic getaway?

    If you are planning to whisk your significant other away for an intimate Columbia getaway, consider reserving a room at Aloft Columbia Harbison. When not relaxing at the hotel’s extensive patio, you and your special someone could relish a splash at the seasonal outdoor pool or enjoy a game of pool while sipping on craft cocktails at the on-site WXYZ bar. Additionally, the accommodation is in the heart of downtown Columbia, close to a range of restaurants for a perfect date night.

  • Which hotels in Columbia are near Frankie's Fun Park?

    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.

  • What are some good hotels in Columbia near the Columbia Museum of Art?

    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.

  • What hotels in Columbia have swimming pools?

    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.

  • What hotels in Columbia are especially good for business travelers?

    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.

  • What are the best hotels near University of South Carolina?

    Travelers who like staying near University of South Carolina recommend Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista, Cambria Hotel Columbia Downtown, The Vista and Graduate Columbia, S.C..

  • How much does a hotel cost in Columbia?

    The average price of a double room in Columbia is $174 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $44 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Columbia for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Columbia found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $90, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $121. The cheapest room found overall was for $44.

  • How much is a hotel in Columbia for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Columbia hotels for this weekend for as low as $67 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $95 and 4-star hotels from $135.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Columbia?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Columbia with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Columbia include Hotel Trundle and Home2 Suites By Hilton Columbia Southeast Fort Jackson, while popular hotels with free parking in Columbia include Doubletree By Hilton Columbia, Sc and Comfort Inn Columbia-Bush River.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Columbia?

    The most sought-after amenity KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Columbia is: pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Columbia?

    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.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

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

  • Are there Columbia hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Columbia that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Candlewood Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area and Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison.

Where to stay in Columbia?

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