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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia SC, Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 545-0000
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Ranked #22 of 51 attractions in Columbia
Type: Convention Centers
Most recent review
- May 29, 2014
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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I assisted in the coordination of over 400 people attending a one-day conference here. The staff is not personal enough, never checked on us the entire day. You have sub-contractors for every need which makes coordination difficult. Staff - okay.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I have attended several annual SC Book Festivals here.. It is a pleasant, modern facility with a good exhibits hall and comfortable rooms for programs, although the acoustics sometimes could be better.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have attended awards ceremonies, large school gatherings, and even a beer fest. The Convention Center is centrally located and has the ability to handle large unrelated crowds/meetings/events at the same time. Everything that I have seen and experiences has been fantastic.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Too overwhelming for me and not the up close and personal feel. Valet parking was available since i am handicapped. But i was exhausted just getting to the location.

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south carolina
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131 reviews 131 reviews
17 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Convention Center many times & it is a well run, clean, efficient meeting venue. Both smaller rooms & larger banquet facilities are certainly adequate for Columbia.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Outstanding service, plenty of parking, a fine location and a terrific team to take care of your event. There are large rooms and small rooms. There is an ATM, there is an information center to learn about other places to visit in the city. Very accommodating as far as audiovisual equipment as well. Rotary Club of Five Points meets there... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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363 reviews 363 reviews
294 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

very nice center, easy to walk about.went to book festival and enjoyed the facility.plenty of parking,clean bathrooms and safe. not the biggest convention center,but serves the needs of metro Columbia.

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South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

how can you get excited about a convention center? This is a clean, modern facility that functions well.

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Hanahan, South Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Liked how they had con set up and the space to move around. The outside terrace was lovely and the weather was perfect for hanging out there. Didn't like the intimidating guards! They were everywhere, staring!

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10 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Nice venue. Everything is clean, the decor is pleasing and modern, the bathrooms are clean and there are plenty of stalls. There are lots of seating areas outside of the meeting and ball rooms. The temperature was perfect. Plenty of parking, nicely landscaped. The staff are very helpful and nice. Nice desserts, beef sandwich was good, boxed lunch was blah.

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