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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

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630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Altos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Starbucks on property. Very short walk to USC campus. Great city. Parking garage has some really awkward spaces but there is always a spot available the hotel was full during our stay with the visiting college baseball team and students from all over the south for the Carolina Cup horse races but the hotel didn't feel... More 

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we stayed here for 2 nights with my daughter while visiting USC. The location was convenient to the University (particularly the business school - which is amazing). It was a long walk, short drive from great dining options and tourist spots. We had an issue with breakfast being delayed on the first morning and they comped that breakfast and offered... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night before touring Carolina. Room was spacious, clean, comfortable. Lobby looked nice but we really just walked through coming and going. Desk staff was friendly and accommodating, even offering a discount USC rate (I had booked online and didn't have a code). I asked if we could leave the car parked in their (free!) lot the next day... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Columbia for a soccer tournament St. Pattys Day weekend. We got a great group rate and our group had a ballroom for the weekend. The staff was great; very polite and accommodating even though our large group consisted mostly of kids ages 8-15. The kids were a bit loud but the staff remained so friendly which I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a few nights on a business trip. On the plus side it has a great location and is very clean and renovated. Nice sitting area downstairs. They replaced the free breakfast with a paid one. Slick move, Marriott! The food is not great, and it is airport pricey. Also, the bathroom is very tiny. Hardly space to... More 

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17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a one- year hiatus, we returned to Columbia, SC to run in the Run Hard.org Half Marathon and 5K road races. We had two options for hotel packages: the Clarion and the Columbia Marriott. It was an easy decision to return to the Marriott. I reviewed this hotel in 2013 after our first stay. I made the initial reservation... More 

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New York, N.Y.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at this hotel for a family event. Our room was small and the bathroom was so small the you couldn't stand in it to dry off after your shower, you had to get out of the bathroom into the room. Our children, across the hall and at the same price, had a suite with an adequately... More 

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Bilyana F, Assistant General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Dear lenomax, Thank you for choosing the Courtyard at USC. We really appreciate your helpful feedback. We truly want to exceed our guests' expectation and welcome your suggestions; especially during your visit so that we can enhance your experience. Our Courtyard crew is very proud to serve you and hope you will join us again! Thank you again for the... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Friendly staff... modern, clean rooms...lobby that is comfortable with food / coffee available. Perfect for what it's meant for...quick stays for businss or family (university) events. No critical feedback to offer!

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Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello, We are delighted to hear you had a pleasant stay at our Courtyard. Thank you for this wonderful feedback. I look forward to sharing it with our team as we strive to make each guest stay Perfect! Thank you again and we look forward to your return soon. Kindest Regards, Holly Penny General Manager More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here for two nights in February 2015 as my students took part in the SC Elementary Honor Choir (rehearsals were held in the ballroom) and I attended a conference at the Convention Center. After an initial hiccup (arriving to find no parking available either in garage or surface parking), one of the staff came out and "created" a space... More 

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Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your review. We enjoyed the SC Elementary Honor Choir group very much. It was a pleasure serving all of you! I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your suite upgrade. I am however sorry for the parking, noise and bathroom size concerns you had regarding your stay. Please accept my sincere apology for... More 

Chapin, SC
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Visited this hotel at the last minute while my daughter attended a function there. It is newly renovated and quite comfortable. The front desk staff was more than accommodating with my last minute room request and despite being sold out, they found a room and sent housekeeping to clean it immediately. The room was clean, comfortable, and nicely appointed. I... More 

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Bilyana F, Assistant General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Dear horsemom29036 , We pride ourselves on having award winning hospitality and we're glad you agree! I'm thrilled you enjoyed our rooms and our Bistro! It was a pleasure to serve your family and we truly appreciate you sharing your excellent experience with other families who are making this travel decision too. Warmest regards, Bilyana and the Courtyard Crew More 

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