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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Nice hotel, very friendly staff. Nice pool area. Not in a great location, not much around the area. No breakfast or free coffee. Slightly overpriced.

Convient very accommodating and clean. Would recommend to a friend.

Only stayed one night, room was very clean, sleep well , pleasant stay

The hotel is clean and the staff is friendly. The rooms are spacious and it is walking distance to USC. Overall, it is a good place for a short visit.

We stayed there to go to interview for a job. The motel was nice and clean, very friendly staff.

signs of bugs in beds, believe sheets were not new when I arrived.

The hotel was very nice and bed comfortable. I prefer the Courtyard as they have never disappointed my expectations. Very friendly staff.

Awesome stay! Would stay at this property in the future. Staff very friendly and helpful. The property was very clean. We were given good advice on where yo eat!

Great location and excellent hotel for the money. The room was comfortable and clean with a great view of the area from the 8th floor.

We stayed here while attending USC's new student orientation, and the location was fantastic. We were able to walk to the Colonial Arena for some of the sessions straight from the hotel. We will definitely stay here again.

We stayed at the Courtyard because of the proximity to the University and nearby restaurants. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the room was fresh and clean. What more could you ask?

The room was nice and clean. A little small and the view was of a roof and parking lot, but not a big deal. Free parking in downtown was nice. Front desk staff a little unorganized and unsure of many things, but they were very nice. My biggest complaint is that housekeeping goes up and down the hallways at 8:30 in the morning knocking on doors and asking if guests are checking out at 11:00. Regardless of do not disturb signs, or even if you are not checking out that day at all. It is like they are forcing you to leave as soon as possible so they can clean the rooms. It was the most unprofessional thing I have ever experienced at a hotel that charges $175/night. Not even Motel 6 bothers you before checkout time. I have voiced my concern to the corporate office, and to this point have only received a automated e-mail response. Will update this review once I have an actual response.

Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Room was just OK. Not as nice as other courtyard properties I have stayed at.

Very pleased with the friendly and helpful staff. The location is directly across from The Darla Moore School of Business, which couldn't have been "moore" convenient for us. The front desk staff was very helpful when I asked for a later checkout, as well as additional bag storage for the day. Great stay. Limited food/beverage services, but location is near many restaurants.

Hotel was nice. Rooms were clean. location was perfect for walking around Columbia.

I was told that Cab Fees would be set at a flat rate of $20.00 to or from the airport. Not true. The fair from the airport was right at $20.00, but the fair to the airport was $35.00 plus tip.

There on business, I found this hotel close to USC campus but away from most of the congestion of students in the street. Modest food and beverage choices, just enough to keep one from going out to eat. Still, it is close enough of the weather is good, to walk to eat. The Vista area has nice restaurants and is a picturesque 15 minute walk. This is a good place to stay in Columbia.

Renovation are underway and it is beautiful. Great breakfast.

The staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel was what you'd expect at a Courtyard.

I stayed here for a business trip. The hotel was very centrally located (for my interests anyway) and the staff was very friendly and informative.

630 Assembly St Columbia SC

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to University of South Carolina and South Carolina State House
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC places you next to Carolina Coliseum and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like University of South Carolina. This 189-room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like free in-room WiFi, free self parking, and a fitness center. South Carolina State House is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from this centrally located Columbia hotel.


Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is available for a fee.


Rooms

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC's 189 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with 32-inch flat-screen TVs and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Phones and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a business center, a seasonal outdoor pool, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

Everyone (6) Couples (6) Business (6) Family (19) Friends (1)
4
Everyone

Nice hotel, very friendly staff. Nice pool area. Not in a great location, not much around the area. No breakfast or free coffee. Slightly overpriced.

By on Jul 10, 2017

4

excellent value

Everyone

Convient very accommodating and clean. Would recommend to a friend.

By on Jun 28, 2017

5
Everyone

Only stayed one night, room was very clean, sleep well , pleasant stay

By on Dec 12, 2016

5

great hotel next to usc

Everyone

The hotel is clean and the staff is friendly. The rooms are spacious and it is walking distance to USC. Overall, it is a good place for a short visit.

By on Dec 5, 2016

5

very nice place right downtown.

Everyone

We stayed there to go to interview for a job. The motel was nice and clean, very friendly staff.

By , from Florida on Nov 27, 2016

2
Everyone

signs of bugs in beds, believe sheets were not new when I arrived.

By on Mar 25, 2016

4

r&r for my wife and i

Couples

The hotel was very nice and bed comfortable. I prefer the Courtyard as they have never disappointed my expectations. Very friendly staff.

By on Nov 10, 2015

5

awesome stay

Couples

Awesome stay! Would stay at this property in the future. Staff very friendly and helpful. The property was very clean. We were given good advice on where yo eat!

By on Jul 23, 2015

5

college visit

Families

Great location and excellent hotel for the money. The room was comfortable and clean with a great view of the area from the 8th floor.

By on Jul 15, 2015

5

great place to stay for usc orientation!

Families

We stayed here while attending USC's new student orientation, and the location was fantastic. We were able to walk to the Colonial Arena for some of the sessions straight from the hotel. We will definitely stay here again.

By on Jul 2, 2015