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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Came here for one night while in transit. The location is imbedded within USC campus area. Parking in garage is tight for large vehicles. Staff was excellent and the checkin was a breeze! Room was clean and my view was kind of crappy overlooking a parking garage. Bathrooms are a little small, but the staff was very friendly and I...

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

Hello Jderb, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to review our hotel. I look forward to sharing your great comments regarding our excellent staff and the checkin. Yes, our parking garage has smaller spaces but please note that the third upper level has much larger spaces and are easily assessable two the 2nd level of our...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here on our way to the beach. The room was very nice although the bed was not very comfortable. The hotel staff was very friendly even though we didn't check in until very late at night. The only issue we had is that the parking garage is very tight and we had trouble getting to...

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Bilyana F, Assistant General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Dear TheStones511, It is always great to hear when guests enjoyed their stay and our newly renovated rooms. It sounds like you had a fun weekend planned, and we were privileged to be a part of it. Our bedding package is brand new. Our Housekeeping team has bought memory foam toppers they thought may make your next visit more comfortable!...

Louisville
Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stayed 2 nights during USC orientation and the location was excellent for the university and a very easy walk to restaurants. We have already booked our next two stays due to convenient location. The hotel was very clean and what I would expect from a Marriott. Basic wifi was free and parking is free but please be aware that parking...

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

Hello Mollyloblolly, Thank you for providing feedback regarding your stay on TripAdvisor. I am so delighted to hear that you found our staff polite and pleasant. I am also pleased to hear that you enjoyed our new outdoor space by the pool. It is such a great spot for friends and family to gather. I am very sorry to hear...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here recently on business. The hotel was great overall. The only thing is the parking garage is very tight so go up to the second level for better parking and room. The room was good, the service was great, and I even left some things in the room and they called to tell me about it. Thought that was...

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

Hello ddc4ua, Thank you for the great review on TripAdvisor and for taking the time to do so. I am very sorry to hear that you found the parking garage tight. We do have additional open air parking on the top level which most find to be more spacious. We do hope that we get the chance to serve you...

Stockbridge, Georgia
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We enjoyed our 3 day stay for our convention. The staff was pleasant and the shuttle drivers were extra nice! Can't say enough nice things about them! There were two little things that I wasn't too happy about, one was no microwave in our room and the other was my sheets were old, they had those little pilings on them...

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

Hello Pomona B, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor. I look forward to sharing your wonderful comments regarding our team and shuttle drivers! I am very sorry to hear you did not find the sheets soft and comfortable. We will be looking into addressing this concern with our housekeeping team. Thank you again for...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

We had the opportunity to stay for three nights while attending a convention being held in downtown Columbia. I thought the hotel had a modern appearance but more importantly was neat and clean. The staff at the first desk were very friendly and helpful and were very accommodating to our needs. We were comfortable during our stay and was very...

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Bilyana F, Assistant General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Dear WifeOfRobert, We're so thrilled you enjoyed our clean rooms and warm hospitality while traveling to Columbia 2015 convention. We take pride in making a welcome home away from home for you. Our Bistro, serving the very popular Starbucks brands, is a hit with our guests!Thank you for the feedback on your breakfast experience, we will certainly look for ways...

Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I travelled from Virginia to this hotel and was very impressed when I walked into the lobby. It was beautiful and so spacious and modern. The front desk lady was very nice and informed me that they had remodeled. Parking on the first floor is a bad and very cramp so you have to drive to the top and park...

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

Hello Rayblu02, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel interior beautiful, our staff nice and our rooms clean and comfortable. I am very sorry to hear that you and our staff had trouble with the in-room movies. I appreciate this...

Winter Park, Florida
Reviewed June 27, 2015

And then, the A/C went out. Really. The hotel is located well for the convention center, okay for the La Vista area. They provide a shuttle between the hotel and La Vista. The room walls are thin, you can hear conversations in other rooms. And, the pool noise carries. The A/C really went out and the windows don't open. I...

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

Hello Mr. Spinner1123, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a great stay because we strive to create a wonderful stay for all of our guest. I am also sorry to hear that your AC unit did not function properly during your stay but hope that...

Saint Matthews, South Carolina
Reviewed June 24, 2015

I had a engagement party to attend so I stayed one night. I only live an hour away but I knew it was nice. Check in was smooth and easy. I can't remember the young lady that checked me in but she was nice enough to change my room because of my view. LOL!!!! The beds was GREAT!!!!! I slept...

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

Hello Trissta G, Thank you for such a great review. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team! I also look forward to sharing your comments with Ashley. We hope that we get the chance to serve you again soon. Thank you again, Holly Penny. General Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is super remodeled and new. So new, in fact, that they did away with free breakfast altogether. How modern is that? Instead, you can pay upwards of $12 for continental breakfast fare. This is a pricey place, but is it nice? Read on to find out. This is the place to stay in Columbia. Location is great. Close...

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

Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. We love to hear that you found our location to be very convenient to many things downtown and to Wendy’s. I am also glad to hear you liked our newly renovated rooms and hotel. Before renovation we did have a buffet breakfast for $10.95. The new Bistro offers breakfast options which include a...

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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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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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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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  • Banquet Room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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 St, Columbia, SC 29201-4029
Location: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $79 - $206 (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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“Nicer view if you face the Strom Center and the Greek Village.”
 of 5 bubbles PeteK501, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room that is not facing Assembly St.”
 of 5 bubbles HarryE302, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Make your reservation far before the date needed and ask for the best room rate they have.”
 of 5 bubbles BailsB43, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
“corner rooms”
 of 5 bubbles BradA204, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“Opt for a higher floor for privacy and less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles sandkanderson, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
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