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Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I was staying here for a business trip. The lobby and bar area were very nice. The rooms were ok, I've seen better at Marriotts. The parking wasn't great, the covered portion of the parking lot is very tiny and hard to get around. I didn't feel so comfortable parking on the second floor of the parking garage at night... More 

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Greetings SMA2003! Thanks for sharing your feedback. I am sorry to hear that the road construction made for an unpleasant experience for you. Luckily the road work is done so guests are able to sleep easy at night now. In regards to parking; during your next visit, please feel free to park in the open air parking lot behind the... More 

pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stayed here one night en route to Charleston. The hotel is very well appointed and the room was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfast service was very good. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. I would certainly stay here again.

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us as you traveled to Charleston! I will be sure and share your feedback with the entire team and encourage them to keep up the great work! More 

Orange County New york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Just stayed at the Columbia Courtyard. Plenty of places to eat within walking distance very noce people extremely clean room and property. Would definetly stay here again. I would say one of the finer Courtyards. One downside Kitchen isnt open for dinner but breakfast was very good.

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback through TripAdvisor! I am happy to hear that you had a nice visit with us! I will be sure and share your feedback with our staff. In regards to no afternoon/evening dining options; please come back and visit us in 2014. We are preparing for the Courtyard Bistro transformation. We will be offering breakfast,... More 

Palo Alto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Parking at the Courtyard was convenient and free. Our reception was friendly and efficient. Our room was very large and clean. The bed was comfortable. The linens were clean. The bathroom was clean, with modern fixtures that worked well. It was pretty nice except that we were on the street side of the hotel on the second floor. Traffic noise... More 

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed most aspects of your visit with us. In the future, you can request to be on the non-street side of the hotel. It tends to be a little quieter on that side due to being farther away from the street side traffic. Thanks again and we look... More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This hotel is a short walk to USC. This Courtyard does not have the usual Bistro but there are plenty of places within walking distance. The staff is professional and friendly. Definitely recommend if you are in the area.

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I will congratulate the team on a job well done. In regards to the Bistro; we will be undergoing the transformation real soon. I hope that you will visit us again once it is complete! More 

maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This hotel is very close to USC and provides free parking (very tight)...this would be only reason why I would stay there again. The hotel is nice enough and clean but our room was at the very end of the hall and I swear I heard people and doors slamming all night long. The construction going on outside the hotel... More 

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for your feedback. I am sorry that your visit was not as good as it could have been. I can certainly understand your frustrations with the road construction that was going on during your visit. Luckily, all of the loud construction is complete and the noise is no longer an issue. In addition, I would like to apologize... More 

Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

what a great hotel the staff was so friendly and helpful any request you had was taken care of immediately parking was a little tight but big deal it was free we highly recommend this hotel it made our stay in Columbia wonderful we hope to stay again

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. Our staff strives to provide all of our guests with the type of service that they expect from Marriott. I will congratulate them on a job well done! Thanks again and we look forward to the next opportunity to welcome you back again! More 

Columbus. Ohio
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Staff are fabulous here. This was our third stay in 2 years, and we love how friendly and helpful the staff are. The building is showing some age, and parking is no fun [it's an urban hotel...]. But linens were thick and fluffy, a missing hairdryer was replaced in minutes, and the happy hour buffet is always a welcome sight.

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your feedback through TripAdvisor! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. I am glad to hear that our staff quickly handled your request for a hair dryer. I will encourage them to keep up the great work. I am also happy to say that we are preparing for our Courtyard Bistro... More 

Highlands, NC
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

I have always found the rooms, front desk and food great. Wonderful location. I highly recommend it! Everyone makes you feel comfortable like home. The only thing is parking is tight ... Go to the third floor, much better Come visit and have a great stay

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a loyal guest to our hotel. We appreciate your business and we are delighted to hear that you enjoy your visit each time you stay. If there is anything we can do to make your next visit extra special, please let us know! More 

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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

The location, service, and staff were great. I appreciated the free parking. The edifice itself is definitely showing wear and tear in the room. However, the linens were clean. (I appreciate bedding and duvets that get laundered.). The shower was great. The breakfast buffet was a great value.

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932ChrisJ, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Thank you for staying and sharing your feedback. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I will congratulate the team on a job well done. You mention that the hotel is showing it's age; I am very pleased to say that we will be going through some changes in 2014 that will definitely help in this area.... More 

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