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Carolina University Inn

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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good17%
  • Average22%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible28%
2 Jun 2017
“Abhor it, fear it, do not enter it.”
20 Mar 2017
“DO NOT BOOK-Under Construction and mostly shut-down”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Undoubtedly the worst hotel I have ever been to. The rooms were filthy, everything seemed to be damp - inexplicably damp. I don't understand how the bedding felt permanently damp, the floors were horrendously sticky. I imagine if you returned with a black light, you...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We arrived on Sunday March 19 to enter what appeared to be a war zone. Demolition all around, and debris in the walkways. Dust everywhere. Elevators, kitchen, pool --- all are shut down. And just dirty. Toilets don't flush, nothing has been cleaned. They let...More

1  Thank 638tamara
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is hands down the worst hotel I have ever booked with. Yes, it's under construction, but none of the issues I will mention have anything to do with renovations. First, the parking lot is very poorly lit and not conducive to large vehicles. I...More

1  Thank lbfa2013
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The hotel front appears to be boarded up; nothing like the online pictures. There’s a dimly lit parking lot in the back where you enter. The lobby smelled musty; the guy at check-in didn’t speak much English; the elevator was slow & loud with a...More

1  Thank ghbeckwith2016
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Have stayed here before while visiting our son at USC.. but this time we had to leave immediately..stinks of mold and stale smoke..hair in bed..sheets had not been changed and " housekeeping have left" was the reponse..inflated rates when something on in town too. Never...More

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Welcome to the Carolina University Inn located in the heart of Downtown Columbia. Travelers of all needs can take advantage of our one of a kind property located in the business, financial, and entertainment district ...More of downtown Columbia. Unique local restaurants, boutique shopping, and exciting night life are all located within a one mile radius. The brand new USC Law School opening in Fall of 2017 is just across the street from the hotel's front door and a short walk from where you can discover everything the University of South Carolina campus has to offer. We take great pride in our Gamecocks here in Columbia. Williams Brice Stadium is a short 2.9 mile drive where you will experience college football here in Gamecock Country! Breathtaking views of the South Carolina State House are blocks away on Gervais Street. The South Carolina State Museum and Museum of Art are conveniently located downtown offering a taste of our local culture. Take the family on a delightful educational adventure to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden or the Edventure Children's Museum, both located within 5 miles of the hotel. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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31 July 2016|
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Response from clarinetjpc | Reviewed this property |
It's on the main road. It's within walking distance to many things. But if you stay closer to the state house it's closer to things.
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"Do not go here."
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"Choose the Inn at USC, or something in the Vista"
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"Don't choose a room here. Seriously."
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"This hotel has been saying it's under renovations for months, with no sign of improvement. Stay away..."
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