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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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196 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here for one night while in transit. The location is imbedded within USC campus area. Parking in garage is tight for large vehicles. Staff was excellent and the checkin was a breeze! Room was clean and my view was kind of crappy overlooking a parking garage. Bathrooms are a little small, but the staff was very friendly and I... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel staff made us feel right at home from the moment we walked in. We are a big courtyard family so we look for the ones that excel in the brand. Found this hotel to exceed our expectations and the location can't be beat.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here on our way to the beach. The room was very nice although the bed was not very comfortable. The hotel staff was very friendly even though we didn't check in until very late at night. The only issue we had is that the parking garage is very tight and we had trouble getting to... More 

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

Dear TheStones511, It is always great to hear when guests enjoyed their stay and our newly renovated rooms. It sounds like you had a fun weekend planned, and we were privileged to be a part of it. Our bedding package is brand new. Our Housekeeping team has bought memory foam toppers they thought may make your next visit more comfortable!... More 

Louisville
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights during USC orientation and the location was excellent for the university and a very easy walk to restaurants. We have already booked our next two stays due to convenient location. The hotel was very clean and what I would expect from a Marriott. Basic wifi was free and parking is free but please be aware that parking... More 

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

Hello Mollyloblolly, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay on TripAdvisor. I am so delighted to hear that you found our staff polite and pleasant. I am also pleased to hear that you enjoyed our new outdoor space by the pool. It is such a great spot for friends and family to gather. I am very sorry to hear... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here recently on business. The hotel was great overall. The only thing is the parking garage is very tight so go up to the second level for better parking and room. The room was good, the service was great, and I even left some things in the room and they called to tell me about it. Thought that was... More 

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

Hello ddc4ua, Thank you for the great review on TripAdvisor and for taking the time to do so. I am very sorry to hear that you found the parking garage tight. We do have additional open air parking on the top level which most find to be more spacious. We do hope that we get the chance to serve you... More 

Stockbridge, Georgia
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 3 day stay for our convention. The staff was pleasant and the shuttle drivers were extra nice! Can't say enough nice things about them! There were two little things that I wasn't too happy about, one was no microwave in our room and the other was my sheets were old, they had those little pilings on them... More 

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

Hello Pomona B, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor. I look forward to sharing your wonderful comments regarding our team and shuttle drivers! I am very sorry to hear you did not find the sheets soft and comfortable. We will be looking into addressing this concern with our housekeeping team. Thank you again for... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to stay for three nights while attending a convention being held in downtown Columbia. I thought the hotel had a modern appearance but more importantly was neat and clean. The staff at the first desk were very friendly and helpful and were very accommodating to our needs. We were comfortable during our stay and was very... More 

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

Dear WifeOfRobert, We're so thrilled you enjoyed our clean rooms and warm hospitality while traveling to Columbia 2015 convention. We take pride in making a welcome home away from home for you. Our Bistro, serving the very popular Starbucks brands, is a hit with our guests!Thank you for the feedback on your breakfast experience, we will certainly look for ways... More 

Sterling, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled from Virginia to this hotel and was very impressed when I walked into the lobby. It was beautiful and so spacious and modern. The front desk lady was very nice and informed me that they had remodeled. Parking on the first floor is a bad and very cramp so you have to drive to the top and park... More 

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

Hello Rayblu02, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel interior beautiful, our staff nice and our rooms clean and comfortable. I am very sorry to hear that you and our staff had trouble with the in-room movies. I appreciate this... More 

Winter Park, Florida
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128 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

And then, the A/C went out. Really. The hotel is located well for the convention center, okay for the La Vista area. They provide a shuttle between the hotel and La Vista. The room walls are thin, you can hear conversations in other rooms. And, the pool noise carries. The A/C really went out and the windows don't open. I... More 

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

Hello Mr. Spinner1123, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a great stay because we strive to create a wonderful stay for all of our guest. I am also sorry to hear that your AC unit did not function properly during your stay but hope that... More 

Saint Matthews, South Carolina
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I had a engagement party to attend so I stayed one night. I only live an hour away but I knew it was nice. Check in was smooth and easy. I can't remember the young lady that checked me in but she was nice enough to change my room because of my view. LOL!!!! The beds was GREAT!!!!! I slept... More 

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

Hello Trissta G, Thank you for such a great review. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team! I also look forward to sharing your comments with Ashley. We hope that we get the chance to serve you again soon. Thank you again, Holly Penny. General Manager More 

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