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Best Columbia hotels

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Candlewood Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson - Columbia - Restaurant
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area - Columbia - Patio
Free Wi-Fi
Aloft Columbia Downtown
8.7 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hilton Columbia Center
8.7 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, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 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 $89, while the most expensive was $262.
  • 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.

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