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The Columns Bed And Breakfast Inn

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601 East Main Street, Dillon, SC 29536
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The Columns Bed And Breakfast Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night while heading further north. Michael, the owner, is very gracious and his experience with B&B's is very evident. Everything was very nice and the breakfast the next morning was perfect. He made the quick stay delightful.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were so fortunate to find this gorgeous inn on our way to visit friends in Augusta, Georgia. Host, Michael, gives attention to every detail. The atmosphere is redolent with history, the furnishings palatial and perfectly placed, the food sumptuous! Michael is so interesting to talk to. There are wonderful books everywhere, and a scrapbook of the original owners. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We found The Columns more or less by accident the first time we stayed there. Now we plan our trips to be timed so that we can stop there once more. This is the perfect B&B. The building is beautiful, the rooms are large and comfortable, the breakfast is great, the hosts (they're more like "hosts" than like "owners," are... More 

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Iselin, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were looking for overnight accomodations that were approximately 1/2 way between South Florida and our final destination in NJ. What we found was a gem a in Dillon, SC. The owner & host of this fine establishment is Miichael. He is a wonderful person that has painstakingly restored this home to it's former glory. We spent several hours conversing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There is only one B&B in Dillon. And only a fool would open a second and try to compete with Michael. We teased him on departure by threatening to stay the week and try to find one single objet d'art that was misplaced. It would probably take a month and still be futile. This house belongs in Architectural Digest (and... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We returned to the Columns March 7th for our Anniversary mini getaway, As always Michael was such a great host & a pleasure to be around. The room was great and the hospitality was fantastic. We really enjoyed our time and plan to return again next year, We are also hoping to make a few trips back this year. Thanks... More 

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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were road weary travellers and found a little slice of heaven. Found the Columns on the web and called. I do not have many experiences with B&B's but it looked so nice. we arrived and were welcomed and treated like family. Our accomodations were 5 star, complete with sumptuous bedding and beautiful antiques. We were greeted with wine and... More 

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California, Maryland
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The furnishings take your breath away the moment you enter the foyer. Beautiful twin parlors on each side, full of unique gorgeous furniture. Our room was beautifully furnished and spacious with a private bath (loved the claw foot tub). The king size bed was dreamy. The dining room was very pretty, and the gourmet breakfast was tasty and filling. Michael... More 

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The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We always look forward to staying at the Columns and try to arrange our trips so we can enjoy this wonderful atmosphere and host (Michael). The Columns is the only place that we feel as comfortable as home, and have the pleasure of being with Michael and enjoying his fantastic breakfast. If you enjoy B & B's, the Columns should... More 

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Never would you expect a combination of sincere warmth and artistry to exist in an Innkeeper. Never would you think that if you arrive in the small town of Dillon, S.C. that the Innkeeper will fetch your dinner from a restaurant while you enjoy his gift of a fine wine. Never would you expect that your sensibilities would be titillated... More 

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