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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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Derby, New York
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Spent four days while visiting before Christmas. Nice room. Convenient to university campus and in walking distance to both five points and Vista. Starbucks in the lobby open twenty four hours a day. Great sitting area on the second floor with outdoor fireplace and propane heaters with television.

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

Hi Thomas T, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here while traveling during the holidays! It is always nice to get a hot cup of Starbucks and sit by the outside fireplace. I am so pleased to hear that you loved those amenities. We do hope to see you again soon when your travels bring you back to...

Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed December 17, 2016

I like staying at Marriott properties because they are normally clean, comfortable with excellent facilities. Also, their staff is always professional and appear to always be happy! This hotel was excellent. In particular, the shuttle service downtown was a nice touch when the weather turned cold this week!

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

Hi Gsteinme, Thank you for choosing Marriott and in particular, our Courtyard by Marriott, for your travels! I look forward to sharing your great review with our team. We strive to provide you with outstanding service and reviews like yours, make us proud! Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon. Happy Travels and Happy New Year!...

hartsvile sc
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while waiting for my Husband to leave for Fort Jackson for MEPS. It's a very nice hotel, close to downtown Columbia and there are resturants on block over so you can walk. There is an outdoor fireplace by the pool which is very nice on a cold night and an in house resturants and Starbucks is offered. Loved...

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

Hello Heather9109, We are so pleased to hear you had a wonderful stay while your husband was processing at Fort Jackson. We thank all of our military and their families for their service! Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you for staying with us. Happy Holidays! - Holly Penny

Springfield, Georgia
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were in town for the Trans Siberian Orchestra (Colonial Life Arena). Our stay was great. We parked in the garage under the hotel and never used the car until we left. Walked everywhere we needed to go. The walk to the arena was great. The hotel and staff were very nice and could not ask for anything more. Would...

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

Lavon E, Trans Siberian Orchestra! What a great concert. I hope you had a splendid time. Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay while seeing the concert. We are so pleased that you loved the hotel. We hope to see you again soon when your travels bring you back to Columbia, SC. Thank you again and Happy Holidays! -...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here when students were out so the rates were really low. The entire place was pretty nice, very clean and comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay. Location was central to just about everything: $5-$8 uber rides anywhere you want to go.

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

Baker F, Thank you for reviewing your stay on TripAdvisor. I am so glad to hear you found our hotel nice, clean and comfortable. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team and to let them now that you really enjoyed your stay. Thank you again and we wish you Happy Holidays! Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a typical Courtyard by Marriott. Our (upgraded) room was quite large, clean, and very nicely furnished. It was also extremely quiet. The staff was extremely attentive and helpful. Overall we had an excellent stay at this property (which is quite convenient to the University of South Carolina)

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

Hello SusaDogue, Thank you for the great review on TripAdvisor. We take great pride in the service and product that we provide you, our guest! I look forward to sharing your feedback with our team and we hope to get the chance to serve you again soon. Happy Holidays! - Holly Penny

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Reviewed December 6, 2016

I reviewed this hotel a year ago after a very pleasant stay. We loved the rooms, the location, the convenience of the parking garage, and the friendly staff. My only complaint was the difficulty using their Wi-Fi. This year our room was very beat up and not very clean. It was also an extremely noisy room. We heard hallway traffic...

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

Lisa B, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay on TripAdvisor. I look forward to sharing your feedback regarding our rooms, location, parking and friendly staff to our team. I am very sorry to hear that the wifi was not working properly during your stay. I have reported this to our engineering team to get it resolved immediately. I am...

Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Came to the hotel expecting a typical stay. I was amazed at the level of service displayed by staff. Everyone included housekeeping was phenomenal. Saw a beautiful Persian girl walking through lobby, perhaps she worked there as she was only behind the front desk sporadically. I wanted to speak to her but was intimidated. Beautiful girl in a beautiful black...

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

Bklutz12, Thank you for staying with us while visiting Columbia. We are so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic stay and you found our team to be phenomenal. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you again. Safe Travels. Holly Penny

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 17, 2016

I have stayed in many hotels but this time was different. My sister has struck my car was in the Critical Care unit at the trauma center. But the hotel staff here went over and beyond our expectations they were always pleasant and smiled. They even left us flowers for her in are room. The room had 2 queens and...

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

Hello Matthew Z, Thank you for such a great review on TripAdvisor. You and your family are our Courtyard Family and we think about you all often. If you should need anything from us, please do not hesitate to call. You will continue to be in our thoughts. Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Very nice Courtyard in the heart of USC. Walk to the Convention Center. The rooms are nice and clean. The staff is very professional and helpful. In house bar serves until 11pm. Free parking. Shuttle service available too.

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

Thank you for such a great comment on TripAdvisor! I look forward to sharing your comments with our team! Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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 St, Columbia, SC 29201-4029
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $133 - $272 (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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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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