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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown

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The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We stayed the night at this property to be in close proximity to the Colonial Life Arena for the Paul McCartney Concert. We were not alone, as we ran into several other guests who were staying for the same reason. The rooms were excellent and the common areas were well maintained. The place was impeccably clean. We also enjoyed the...

4Thank SteveBressi
Seabrook, Texas, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We were visiting the University of South Carolina and this hotel was very close. It was clean. The beds and pillows were comfortable. There was an excellent breakfast selection. The staff was very nice. The only negative was the a/c. It had to be turned down really low to keep it cool in the room and then it would get...

Thank Johnnie H
Carrollton, Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I would like to acknowledge the outstanding custoner care provided by the Staff at this facility. I travel weekly between Dfw and Columbia dking consulting work. I have choices on where I stay and am not limited to Holiday Inn Express. I have however chosen this Chain in this City because of its Customer Care. The Clerks are exceptional from...

1Thank Craig T
Denver, CO
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This chain hotel offers what it advertises, for the most part. The breakfast buffet was good. The location is in walking distance of many downtown or university venues. Downside - the walls are quite thin and we were awakened by a television in the next room at one in the morning.

1Thank Ellen D
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Ellen D, We appreciate your feedback regarding our property. It was nice to know that you liked our location and that you were satisfied with our offered breakfast. On the other hand, I am sorry that due to insufficient soundproofing your stay was negatively affected. Once again thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our services....

Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I am one of 2 reservations today and its been made apparent the manager is ashamed there are not more guest tonight. I am a repeat guest and I could care less about my points now. I will NEVER stay at a Holiday Inn again. In fact on Memorial Day its a time to remember those whom have passed serving...

1Thank Shankshaw
IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Dear Shankshaw, Thank you for being an IHG Rewards Club Member and for taking the time to share your comments. We are very pleased to know that you had an effortless check in experience and glad you found our rooms clean. On the other hand, we are sorry for this unfortunate event with regards to your IHG Rewards Club points...

Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Exactly as advertised. Friendly staff, clean room, good breakfast that included gluten free options, good value, and great service. We were extremely happy with the quality of hotel for the money that we paid and would happily stay again next time we're in Columbia.

Thank Taylor K
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The entire staff went above and beyond from the time I book the hotel, during my visit, and at check out. I've been traveled for business for over ten years and is the best customer service and stay I've ever had. They are the best!

Thank Shedrick24
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 April 2015

I visited this weekend and I LOVE the new lobby look. They removed the fireplace and it really opened up the lobby! I had a room with a Jacuzzi and pull-out. Spacious and clean with cold fridge for snacks and drinks! Enjoyed this stay and front desk even tried to help me with a glitch with my lap top!

1Thank Colette F
Hiex C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We are glad that you enjoy our new look! We hope you will visit us again.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The Holiday Inn Rservation service quoted a price of $119 with a confirmation, but on arrival the desk clerk said the price was $145. this used to be called "Bait & Switch", an illegal sales tactic. The WIFI was non functional. This property has a 24 hour cancellation policy, unlike practically all other Holiday Inn Express locations that allow changes...

1Thank E M
Hiex C, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review. We apologize that your recent stay did not meet expectations. We appreciate your comments and will share these with our team so that we can continue to improve our services. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future, so that we can provide a better experience.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We had an amazing stay at this hotel. We were in town for the Widespread Panic show and everyone was so helpful and friendly. Rebeca at the front desk is amazing, so nice and full of energy. She is a keeper for sure. HSk with Blond Hair did not get name but extremley kind and nice and helpful. Room was...

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

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express - Downtown while here for the Widespread Panic Concert! We are happy to provide all of our customers with an amazing experience while staying with us and hope that the next time you are in the area you will stay with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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
Region: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: ₹ 8,605 - ₹ 19,296 (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 And Suites Columbia Downtown
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown Hotel Columbia
Comfort Suites Columbia
Columbia Comfort Suites
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“Avoid front entrance facing rooms as there is a trainline and the parking lights glare towards the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 862nikhilp, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“The elevators and vending are at one end of a long hall. Try to get a room in the smaller digits for added convenience.”
 of 5 bubbles neasep, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing away from the parking lot lights. They are really bright!”
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