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Columbia, the capital of South Carolina and its largest city, is a dynamic place with a thriving literary scene. It has earned the nickname "The Capital of Southern Hospitality," a reference to the warmth that travelers experience. Whether touring the South Carolina State Museum or the State Capitol, all are within easy reach of hotels in Columbia. Columbia hotels offer a variety of options to visitors, from the basic budget hotel to opulent luxury hotels.

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There are several museums in the city that tourists staying at hotels in Columbia can explore, including the South Carolina State Museum, Columbia Museum of Art and the Military Museum.

Major Point of Interest

The Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden on Wildlife Parkway is home to a vast collection of animals and interactive exhibits and is a huge attraction for guests and locals alike.

Historic Sites

Visit the magnificent State Capitol building, the grand State House, The Hampton Preston Mansion and Gardens and the Robert Mills Historic House and Park to view Columbia's oldest historical sites.


No visit to the city would be complete without sampling some of the culinary delights that it has to offer. Solstice Kitchen on Sparkleberry Lane is renowned for its excellent food, wine and ambiance. Motor Supply Company Bistro on Gervais Street features American and French cuisines as well as seafood and steaks.


Shopping buffs staying at hotels Columbia should explore the shopping districts of Congaree Vista and Five Points for antiques and gifts. The Columbia Place Mall and Columbiana Center offer branded stores and specialty shops.

Recently Rated Columbia Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Wingate by Wyndham Columbia / Ft. Jackson
3.8 / 5
84 reviews
3 stars $67
Wingate by Wyndham Columbia/Harbison
4.0 / 5
104 reviews
3 stars $79
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbia, South Carolina
3.9 / 5
22 reviews
3 stars $89
Econo Lodge Fort Jackson
2.8 / 5
20 reviews
2 stars $49
Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel
3.8 / 5
37 reviews
3 stars $79
Baymont Inn & Suites Columbia Fort Jackson
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
2 stars $51
Days Inn Columbia
2.6 / 5
44 reviews
2 stars $46
Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Jackson
2.2 / 5
6 reviews
1 star $45
Days Inn and Suites SE Columbia Ft Jackson
2.9 / 5
22 reviews
2 stars $46
Baymont Inn & Suites Columbia Northwest
3.4 / 5
14 reviews
3 stars $67

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Featured Columbia Hotels

From $79

1 Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 37 reviews

1400 Main Street Map

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Historic Columbia downtown hotel near shopping, attractionsThe Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel is located on Main Street in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina. The hotel is within walking... More

Best hotel in Columbia... except for the parking.
This hotel is located in the center of Downtown within easy walk of Main St and Vista restaurants and businesses. The downstairs and roof bars are a great amenity. The only downside is that they...
Dec 7, 2014
From $67

2 Wingate by Wyndham Columbia / Ft. Jackson

3 stars
3.8 / 5 84 reviews

8300 Two Notch Road Map

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Budget-friendly Fort Jackson, Columbia hotel with free Wi-Fi, breakfastWingate by Wyndham Columbia/Ft. Jackson is located near the intersection of I-77 and I-20 in Columbia, South Carolina. Guests... More

Fort Jackson Graduation
We only spent one night here. The receptionist was very nice and accommodating. Hotel is close to the Fort Jackson graduation venue. The breakfast wasn't really that great but it was still nice to...
Dec 23, 2014
From $90

3 Holiday Inn Express & Suites COLUMBIA - DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 30 reviews

501 Taylor Street Map

Hotel in downtown Columbia near USC with free Wi-Fi, breakfast, pool The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Columbia – Downtown is located just off I-126 and Huger Street in Columbia, South... More

So good, I'll be back in a few days!
Work is bringing me back to Columbia, SC. Will definitely be staying at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites.
Sep 2, 2014
From $79

4 Wingate by Wyndham Columbia/Harbison

3 stars
4.0 / 5 104 reviews

217 Lanneau Court Map

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Harbison area hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool Wingate by Wyndham Columbia is located in the Harbison area of Columbia, South Carolina, and is easily accessible from I-20 and I-26.... More

weekend get away
Lovely hotel, close to malls and shopping as well as downtown, staff were friendly, amenities were good value for money, breakfast was free and worth it. will recommend to anyone as great place to...
Dec 23, 2014
From $89

5 Inn at USC Wyndham Garden

3 stars
3.9 / 5 13 reviews

1619 Pendleton Street Map

Legendary Southern charm meets modern amenities in a beautiful historic setting at this Inn at USC Wyndham Garden. Just steps from the USC horseshoe on the school campus, this hotel offers easy... More

Overnight stay in Columbia
I stayed at this hotel for a Saturday night, and this turned out to be a good choice of hotel. It's in a great location, right across the street from campus.
Oct 27, 2014
From $119

6 Hilton Columbia Center

3 stars
4.4 / 5 15 reviews

924 Senate Street Map

Columbia hotel in the heart of the city with a steak house restaurant The award-winning Hilton Columbia Center is located in the heart of Columbia's historic, financial and entertainment... More

Great location
Hotel staff was helpful and friendly. GREAT location!! Only two complaints: chlorine in pool was too strong, $12 a night for parking was an unexpected expense.
Jul 28, 2014
From $98

7 Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown

3 stars
4.1 / 5 17 reviews

822 Gervais Street Map

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

step back into old southern charm...welcome to the Hampton Inn Columbia-Downtown Historic District. Step back in time to the southern charm of the past in the historic district of Columbia. The... More

USC Home Coming
Foe a very busy time in Columbia, SC because of USC Home Coming and 50th reunion they provided a very nice hospitality room and a quite room. I would recommend this Hotel to anyone who did not want...
Oct 19, 2014
From $60

8 Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Columbia, SC

3 stars
3.9 / 5 39 reviews

220 East Exchange Boulevard Map

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Country Inn & Suites, Columbia features spacious guest rooms and suites with all the comforts of home. We are sure to please you with our amenities for the business and leisure traveler alike. Our... More

Just OK
When I checked in, the lady at the front desk was not helpful and was not friendly at all. When we entered the room, the bed sheets were very wrinkled, which made us question if the sheets were...
Oct 27, 2014
From $49

At Extended Stay America, guests find a friendly home away from home, whether for a day, a week or a month. Each of our 120 spacious suites offers a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, and a flat... More

Quick getaway
Good room at a great price. Will certainly stay there again.
Oct 23, 2014
From $76

10 Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites COLUMBIA N I 77 TWO NOTCH RD

3 stars
4.2 / 5 40 reviews

8105 Two Notch Road Map

HighlightsKids eat free (see hotel for details)Onsite restaurant, loungeOutdoor poolNew fitness centerComplimentary wireless Internet access Rooms181 rooms and suites at the Holiday Inn Hotel... More

Weekend Family Visit
After working through directional problems, made it to hotel. Check-in was quick and easy. Rooms were very comfortable and quite. Breakfast was a bit disappointing There was no information...
Oct 15, 2014
From $98

11 Staybridge Suites COLUMBIA

3 stars
4.4 / 5 29 reviews

1913 Huger Street Map

Vista District hotel boasts free breakfast and evening receptions The newly constructed, extended-stay Staybridge Suites Columbia is located in the historic Vista District of Columbia, South... More

Loved it!
Everything about this hotel is great. Don't waste your money anywhere else!
Mar 2, 2014
From $88

12 Embassy Suites Columbia - Greystone

3 stars
4.3 / 5 26 reviews

200 Stoneridge Drive Map

Free cooked-to-order breakfast, Evening Reception

Welcome to the Embassy Suites Hotel Columbia-Greystone, located adjacent to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, and just five minutes from downtown Columbia, University of South Carolina, and the State... More

Nice place to stay
The rooms were pretty clean, two flat screens and a nice comfy bed, but felt a little dark/ dated. However, the staff was outstanding and very accommodating. I would highly recommend this hotel if...
Jun 16, 2014
From $89

13 Clarion Hotel Downtown

3 stars
3.3 / 5 56 reviews

1615 Gervais Street Map

Pet-friendly hotel near USC with free shuttle service and a poolThe Clarion Hotel Downtown in Columbia, SC is located just a short walk from the University of South Carolina and Columbia Museum of... More

Good overall
Staff are friendly. Ample parking spaces which is hard to find in Columbia.
Nov 16, 2014
From $89

14 Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

3 stars
3.6 / 5 32 reviews

630 Assembly Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Columbia hotel in walking distance to USC with free shuttle Guests staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC enjoy a central location on the University of South Carolina... More

Business trip
Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Room was just OK. Not as nice as other courtyard properties I have stayed at.
Oct 27, 2014
From $89

15 Columbia Marriott

3 stars
3.3 / 5 9 reviews

1200 Hampton Street Map

Rate includes breakfast

Visit the Columbia Marriott hotel, located in the vibrant downtown Columbia area near the University of South Carolina. Our hotel offers some of the finest accommodations in Columbia, SC. To meet... More

Hub parents
Great location for our visit with child who resides at the Hub.
Oct 13, 2014
From $98

16 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 22 reviews

511 Lady Street Map

Discover the newest hotel in the area at the beautiful SpringHill Suites Downtown Columbia/The Vista. Perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Columbia, we are walking distance from your... More

College visit
The hotel is in the Vista area of Columbia and very close to USC's campus (not walking distance for most people, but a quick easy drive). Clean rooms and good breakfast (included in room price)...
Aug 12, 2014
From $59

17 La Quinta Inn Columbia SE / Fort Jackson

3 stars
3.8 / 5 78 reviews

7333 Garners Ferry Rd Map

Budget hotel near Fort Jackson with free breakfast, pool La Quinta Inn MainGateFort Jackson is located just off I-77 on route 76 in Columbia, South Carolina. Guests here enjoy budget-friendly... More

football getaway
The hotel is good...its about 6 miles from the usc stadium and downtown was s $20.. each way ...might be worth paying extra for a room downtown. .but the rooms were decent
Sep 15, 2014
From $36

18 Knights Inn Columbia Northwest

2 stars
3.3 / 5 28 reviews

1803 Bush River Rd. Map

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Welcome to the Knights Inn of Columbia, South Carolina. Conveniently located from I-20 or I-26. Located just 5 miles from Downtown Columbia, 4 miles from the River Bank Zoo. Columbia International... More

Graduation @ Fort Jackson
Room was very comfortable, we enjoyed having a small coach in the room, so you didn't just have to sit on the bed. The shower in our room was GREAT so much water pressure. We asked for extra...
Oct 18, 2014
From $129

19 The Inn at Claussen's

3 stars
3.7 / 5 9 reviews

2003 Greene street Map

Boutique inn located in the heart of charming Five Points, within walking distance of the University of South Carolina and minutes from the city's historic Vista district. This stylish and... More

Awful experience in the south
I booked a lofted king suite which was confirmed. Upon my arrival there was no bellman to secure my luggage. When I checked in I was advised that this room was not available and that I was given a...
Apr 7, 2014
From $84

20 Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/I-77

3 stars
4.2 / 5 21 reviews

111 Gateway Corporate Boulevard Map

Rate includes breakfast

You will feel refreshed and rejuvenated at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast South Carolina, winner of Trip Advisor's 2013 Certificate of Excellence & Marriott's 2013 Silver Award. For... More

Great location for providence hospital
I stayed at this hotel because my wife was having surgery at Province Hospital and I highly recommend both. I had made a mistake when booking the hotel on line and entered the wrong date when I...
Nov 25, 2014