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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
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Vero Beach, Florida
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182 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First impression the elevator was not clean. Other than that, a nice lobby and a very nice room. As usual, Marriott has great bedding. Very comfortable and at a reasonable price. Frig in the room, always a plus for me.

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Thank ycarney
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello ycarney, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor regarding your stay. I am very sorry that our elevator was not cleaned properly which affected your first impression. Please accept my apology for this. We appreciate your valued feedback and do hope that we get the chance to serve you again soon when your travels bring you back to... More 

Herndon, Virginia
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291 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed here quite a few times, and it is consistently very good. Rooms and property are clean and well maintained. Price changes quite a bit depending on activities at USC. Reserve early for popular weekends (a year in adv for graduation). Only gripe is parking, not much if you have a pickup or large SUV. Plenty of car... More 

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Thank dcshoe
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello dcshoe, We appreciate loyalty and great review on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry that our garage doesn't have more spacious spots however we do have the open air lot on the top. If you have a trailer, please know that you can park along the pool or ramp of the parking garage. Our number one goal is to make... More 

Florida
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63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent three nights at this hotel while my son attended Freshman orientation at the University of South Carolina. The location was perfect as the property is basically on campus. This is an older facility, so the rooms are relatively small, but it has been completely renovated and was in excellent condition. The rooms were quiet and the A/C... More 

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2 Thank BradNelsonJAX
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello BradNelsonJAX, We strive to provide each guest with a memorable experience and I am so pleased to hear that we did just that for you, our loyal Platinum Rewards Member! I look forward to sharing your comments with our team during our next daily meeting!! We appreciate your loyalty and hope that we get the chance to serve you... More 

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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lecturing at the University and you can't beat the location of this hotel for that. Free parking is a plus too. The last time I was in town I stayed at the Hilton a few blocks away and had to pay for parking. The staff was friendly. My room was modern and comfortable. I had a king bed... More 

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Thank Steve L
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello Steve L, Thank you for providing a review regarding your recent stay with us. I am so glad you found our complimentary parking a plus! I am also glad you found our staff to be friendly and our rooms to be modern and comfortable. We love that you found our location to be convenient to many downtown area shops... More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location. The the room was well appointed. Unfortunately my room was on the front and exposed to all traffic up and down Assembly Street. Due to the level of noise from the street earplugs were provided. Upon checkout I realized both cards were charged for the one night stay. I immediately identified the era... More 

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Thank Mary J
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hi Mary J, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your stay and the concerns you had regarding your stay. I am very sorry that the process regarding your method of guarantee was confusing. I am also very sorry that the card you reserved with and the card you presented upon arrival were different which... More 

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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I typically stay closer to the convention center, but a friend booked the hotel this time. The only con I can find is that our room's shower liner was way too short, so my first shower got water all over. The staff was amazing! We were there for a comic/anime convention. I've been at hotels where I've been treated like... More 

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Thank Andi B
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Andi B, Thank you for your awesome review on TripAdvisor. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and found our staff to be amazing. I look forward to sharing your review with our team. I also would like to apologize for the small spaces in the garage. Please note that we have an open air lot on the top... More 

Marlton, New Jersey
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118 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on a business trip. The location is fantastic, and since it is in the University Of South Carolina campus, there are plenty of restaurants and bars around to visit. The lobby is very modern and the room is spacious. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The bed was very comfortable.

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Thank kkrezz
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello kkrezz, I wanted to thank you for your great review regarding your recent stay with us. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again soon. Safe Travels, Holly Penny More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work in Columbia and normally commute from home about 40 miles away but I needed to stay really late one night and be at work early the next morning so I booked a room as it's close to my office. I checked in early and the staff at check-in was friendly and easy to work with. I unpacked and... More 

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Thank SunFan70
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello Local Friend SunFan70!! We are so glad we were able to serve you during your stay in Downtown. I am very sorry to hear that you found our in-room coffee to be unsatisfactory and our Starbucks to be pricey. Please know that we offer a Stay for Breakfast rate which would include our tasty Starbucks as well as cooked... More 

Enterprise, Alabama
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108 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in the lower parking area very tight parking. Check in was quick and easy our room was off of assembly heard the trains every night, they do supply ear plugs for the noise. We thought the bistro and 24 hours market was a little expensive $22 for 6 bottles of water. The best thing about this hotel is... More 

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1 Thank Grubbman21
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello Grubbman21,Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to provide a review regarding your recent stay. I am very sorry to hear that you found our parking to be tight and the Bistro pricing to be high. Please note, we do have open air parking on the top level that provides much larger space... More 

Old Forge, New York
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recently there with my son for his orientation at USC. Since it was 103 degree heat index, I chose to spend most of my time at the hotel. Before our arrival,the hotel set up a taxi to meet us at the airport. When we got there, there wasn't a taxi. I called the hotel to check on it.... More 

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Thank Keh469
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello Keh469, Thank you for the outstanding review on TripAdisor! I look forward to sharing your great comments with our team. We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again soon. Safe Travels, Holly Penny More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Courtyard Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC is located in the heart of the University Historic area within walking distance to the Colonial Arena, Columbia Convention Center, Koger Center, State Capitol and The Vistas Entertainment District. Amenities include a new state of the art Fitness Center, complimentary Guest Appreciation receptions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5 to 6:30 with free beer, wine and appetizers and free wireless internet access throughout the Hotel. Complimentary transportation is provided to the Vistas and Five Points restaurants as well as neighboring businesses. Cocky's Bar provides libations Monday through Saturday evenings and a dinner menu is offered Sunday through Thursday nights fromt 5-10pm. The Courtyard USC also has complimentary access to the Capital City Club, a private restaurant and bar on top of the tallest building in South Carolina! Courtyard Columbia is the premier sponsor of USC Gamecock Athletics! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

Address: 630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $105 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC 3*
Number of rooms: 189
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Also Known As:
Courtyard Columbia Downtown At Usc Hotel Columbia
Marriott Columbia
Columbia Courtyard
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#16 Family Hotel in Columbia
#23 Business Hotel in Columbia
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