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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ended up here at the insistence of a colleague who read the reviews and claimed it was great, overall I think this place is decent. It has a decent enough breakfast, a pool, and it's not too expensive. The issue really is the beds and rooms. The beds are way too soft, I ended up with a backache from... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The AC nearly drove me out is was so cold. Once I got that under control, everything else was a breeze. Large room, comfortable bed, nice furnishings, well appointed bathroom, clean, and GOOD LIGHTING! Nice towels, plenty of hot water and room on the vanity, hook on bathroom door for hanging clothes. Great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

It is very nice and clean. Staff is very friendly. Our kids even mentioned the breakfast lady because she was so nice. She definitely loves her job. 😊 The front desk handed us more towels when asked with no questions or tell us someone will be there later which was nice. The only thing that was disappointing was the $100... More 

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Hamilton Island, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The hotel itself was clean and comfortable. I did feel the bed was not supportive enough, though. The breakfast was really good. They have a pancake machine where pancakes come out through rollers. Pancakes were a little tough, but still not too bad. Now, here is why I won't stay here again. They put a $100 hold on my credit... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was one of those short trips, in and out of Columbia in two days. Great place to stay, the staff were friendly and helpful. Loads of eating joints around and ease of commuting. The hotel is centrally location, very close to the office premises as well as education centers.

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Hiex C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay! We are also glad that you were able to take in the downtown area during your visit. Thank you for taking your time to write a review as your feedback is much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon should your travels bring you back to the Columbia area! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Our family traveled to Columbia for a weekend baseball tournament. On arrival to the hotel we experienced a very warm welcome from the front desk lady. She stated that she was a new employee, but she was very friendly and knowledgeable. The room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast had a nice variety, with hot and cold items to chose from.... More 

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Jenny D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

We are truly excited that you enjoyed your stay with us and we apologize about being located on a one way street as well. We value your feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Decided to stay here as a base for playing golf and watching the Masters. Great town with plenty of restaurants and bars to spend the evenings enjoying yourself. Being Masters week, the rooms were pricey, which pretty much occurs at all places within a 90 mile radius of Augusta and we booked relatively late so if you plan to be... More 

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Jenny D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your feedback is very important for us to make each guest experience a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you again should your travels bring you back to the Columbia area! Thanks again! More 

Avondale Estates, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The prices for hotels in downtown Columbia are outrageous because it is a so-called historic district. This hotel is as good as it get in downtown Columbia in terms of value. Just choose a room facing away from the parking lot. Holiday Inn is so concerned about car safety at the parking lot that the lights are suitable for a... More 

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Hiex C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! We strive to provide each guest with an excellent stay. This information will help us to continue to strive for perfection. We hope to see you again soon should your travels bring you back to the Columbia area again! More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Clean, modern lobby, wifi, nice pool area. We stayed on first floor back toward parking lot, was very quiet. The Taylor street location makes it possible to walk a few blocks and be in the Vista area where all the restaurants are located. I enjoyed sitting outside by the pool to read, it seemed like a safe secure area for... More 

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Hiex C, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

We are truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay as we strive to exceed expectations. We look forward to seeing you again should your travels bring you back to the Columbia area! Thank you. More 

Houston, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Stayed one night in order to attend a wedding. The hotel was very accommodating, both with a slightly early check-in and a late check-out. Breakfast was the normal free breakfast fare, i.e. scrambled eggs, sausage, etc. Room was clean enough. The only issue that I really had is that as a Rewards Club member, I was never acknowledged nor given... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear LBlowers48, Thank you for being an IHG Rewards Club member and for taking the time to share your comments. It is great to know that you were able to appreciate the service provided by our staff, the condition of our room, and the free breakfast. However, I would like to apologize if you felt unrecognized. Rest assured, we shared... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Historic District of Downtown Columbia, SC and just minutes away from USC, Finley Park, and Columbia Metropolitan Civic Center. We offer free hot breakfast, free wired and wireless high speed internet, manager reception Mon - Thurs, free local calls, and 32 inch HDTV's in every room! Whether here on business or leisure, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia has what you are looking for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown

Address: 501 Taylor St, Columbia, SC 29201-2738
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $109 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown Hotel Columbia
Holiday Inn Express And Suites Columbia Downtown
Comfort Suites Columbia
Columbia Comfort Suites
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