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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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59 reviews 59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped for one night while traveling. Staff were all nice and polite. Nice rooms, clean and comfortable with Fabulous pillows! Room rates were very reasonable. They offered an extra discount if we paid when we made the reservations. .....

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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 on TripAdvisor. We appreciate such kind words about our staff and facility. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team as we strive to provide you with outstanding service. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again soon! Kindest Regards, Holly Penny More

Fair Play, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a weekend trip to Columbia to visit the state fair (I had never been to one.). We arrived at 3 P.M. and had to wait about an hour for our room. That was about the only down-side to our stay. One nice surprise was the service and the food at the bistro. I would definitely stay here again... More

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

Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor. First, I am very sorry that you had to wait an hour for your room. Check-in as at four but if you plan on arriving early, let us know and we will do our best to check you in as early as needed. I again apologize that we could not make... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking is a nightmare. Overpriced evening food (sm piazza @$15 was cold) Help seemed over taxed. Would choose if needed location, otherwise not sure. Room over sanitized so odorous was too strong. Nice views from upper floors.

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

Thank you for sharing your comments and feedback. I apologize that you found parking a nightmare. During sold out evenings, parking can sometimes be challenging. We do have parking on the third level that is open air that often is easier to manage. I also am sorry that your Bistro pizza was not to standard the service you received that... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here 5/6 times and it's been the best accommodations so far. There is a free shuttle to & fro the Columbia airport or you can use the free parking. It's a great location for USC visits & there is free shuttle to the Vista which is in walking distance or you can go to 5 points for... More

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

Thank you very much for the great review on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you found our location to be convenient to USC and other areas of interest. I look forward to sharing your comments with the team and thank you for choosing our hotel for your accommodation needs. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you... More

Lexington, Kentucky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Marriott property is very easy to get to from the airport (6miles) and is close to many good restaurants within walking distance. Self parking and free, unusual for downtown Columbia. Staff very friendly. Tyrell greeted me to check in and was very professional and helpful. I had a very nice room on the 9th floor. Very roomy with large... More

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

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I look forward to sharing your comments with our entire staff as well as comment Tyrell on his wonderful guest service. Our staff takes great pride in providing you with the BEST service and the cleanest accommodations. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again soon. Kindest Regards, Holly Penny More

Freehold, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went when visiting USC w/ my son. Typical remodeled Courtyard - very consistent with what you would expect. Staff very friendly. Rooms clean & adequate - can tell this is a former full service Marriott that was converted. Small bathrooms, but otherwise really nice. Covered, free parking. Very close to USC & convenient to everything. Reasonably priced.

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

Thank you very much for your great review on Tripadvisor. We have just completed a full renovation and are very excited that you found the rooms clean and nice. I am also glad to hear you liked the complimentary parking and central location to USC and Downtown. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest Regards, Holly Penny More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Overpriced, under serviced. $150 a night for a very nice clean room and one cup of coffee. If you want another cup, they'll sell it to you! If you want breakfast they'll sell it to you! The hotel is located directly across from the University of South Carolina. Unfortunately, it's also located next to train tracks. Hope you like Aerosmith... More

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

Hello Gary A, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay. I am very sorry to hear that you felt as though your stay was overpriced and not to the service standard expected. Yes, our Starbucks coffee prepared in the Bistro is not complimentary, however we offer unlimted complimentary in-room coffee. I apologize that this information was not relayed to... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We booked a room at the last minute for the UGA vs USC game, and we were not disappointed. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was very clean and stylish. I think I had the best night of sleep ever in a hotel. I would definitely recommend this hotel!

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

Thank you very much for the wonderful review on TripAdvisor. Our staff takes great pride in giving you the best service and best accommodations in the city. I do hope that we have the opportunity to serve you again soon. Thank you again and safe travels! Kindest Regards, Holly Penny More

Beaufort, South Carolina
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stayed here during a training for work and was pleasantly surprised by the quality and location of this hotel for the price. For under $90 a night, we stayed less than a mile from our training in downtown, were essentially on the campus of USC and were just around the corner from The Vista-a popular nightlife area. It is walkable... More

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

I wanted to thank you for your thorough and detailed review of our Courtyard. I am glad you were able to stay with us and enjoy our newly improved hotel! We have indeed upgraded the lobby, fitness, meeting rooms and guest rooms to best accommodate our wonderful guest, such as yourself. I have noted the issues you had with the... More

Columbus, Georgia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
18 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This Courtyard is particularly convenient if you have business at USC but it is also nice for general downtown access. Fresh and clean with attentive staff. It is a short walk down to California Dreaming for a great meal. The parking garage makes it easy to park. Not too far from the airport.

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

Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding our Downtown Courtyard at USC. Our staff takes great pride in providing you with fresh and clean accommodations as well as being attentive. I look forward to sharing these comments with the team. Thank you for that great feedback. I am also pleased to hear that you found the parking garage convenient. I... More

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Address: 630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC 3*
Number of rooms: 189
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