Planning a trip to Columbia SC soon? Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, the place you stay can make all the difference in the quality of your stay. There are a number of great hotels in and around the Columbia and West Columbia area to choose from, so many in fact, the choice can be quite overwhelming. Check out these five places to stay, to help get your travel plans started off on the right foot.
Located at 250 East Exchange Blvd, Towneplace Suites is located 13 miles from Columbia Airport, and close to Fort Jackson, the University of South Carolina, Colonial Center, and Williams-Brice Stadium. Amenities include: complimentary high speed wireless Internet, outdoor pool (seasonally available), fitness center, tennis, and volleyball.
Located at 1913 Huger Street, Staybridge Suites is located right near the Columbia Airport, and just five minutes from the Columbia Convention Center. Amenities include: complimentary breakfast, on-site fitness center, free wireless high speed Internet, complimentary dinner and drinks, 24/7 BridgeMart, and more. Catch lunch or dinner at Liberty Tap Room, located just five minutes from the hotel.
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Located at 230 Greystone Blvd, Homewood Suites is is located 20 minutes from Columbia Airport, and just a short walk to the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Amenities include: 24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Baggage Storage, Bar Area, Coin Laundry, Lounge, On-Site Convenience Store, Room Service, Safety Deposit Box, pool, and fitness room. All guest rooms feature a microwave and mini-fridge. If you want to keep up with your health and fitness routine but don’t want to use the fitness center, you can request a complimentary Stay Fit kit for use in your room.
The Inn At Claussen’s
Located at 2003 Greene Street, The Inn At Claussen’s is located just 15 minutes from Columbia Airport, and just a few minutes from the Capitol Building. This is one of the more historic hotels in the area, but it’s incredibly small, in the sense that it only offers 28 guestrooms. This is the perfect choice for people who are looking to stay a little off the beaten path. Amenities include: free continental breakfast delivered to your room every morning, free high speed wireless Internet, 24 hour business center, a lobby bar, and a VIP club.
Hilton Garden Inn
Located at 434 Columbiana Drive, the Hilton Garden Inn located 13 miles from Columbia Airport, and and just a few minutes from fishing and outdoor fun at Lake Murray. Amenities include: 24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Baggage Storage, Bar Area, Coin Laundry, Lounge, On-Site Convenience Store, on-site restaurant Room Service, Safety Deposit Box, pool, and fitness room. All guest rooms feature a microwave and mini-fridge. All rooms have a 26 inch TV, and feature the unique Garden Sleep System beds.
Many of these hotels have special deals and packages, so you should check early and often to see what kind of deal you can get.