Located in University Hill within a short walk of South Carolina State House, Carolina University Inn is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as University of South Carolina. This 85-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a 24-hour fitness center, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and Wilson House are also a short walk from this Columbia hotel.

Rooms

Carolina University Inn's 85 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Hair dryers and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Carolina University Inn enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. Free parking is included with your stay. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include free newspapers and an ATM.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to South Carolina State House
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour fitness center

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed during the summer:
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Carolina University Inn features a 24-hour fitness center, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Columbia hotel also offers a safe deposit box at the front desk, ATM/banking services, and RV/bus/truck parking. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 85 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1980 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Carolina University Inn offers 85 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Cable television is provided.

Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Television 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Partially open bathroom 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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