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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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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!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Centrally Located
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79Somewhat walkable
Grade: 79 out of 100
32Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Rooms were small but clean no free breakfast or coffee even though my employer was paying for the room I had to give my card number for incidentals they automatically put a deposit charge on my card then billed me for the room even though they had a card from my employer. I
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Response from Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC
Responded 5 days ago
Hi Mr. Mike B, We would like to thank you and your company for choosing our hotel for your accommodations. I am please to hear you found our rooms to be clean however I am very sorry to find that we missed the mark with your credit card authorization form. I will be looking into the occurrence further so that we can avoid situations like yours moving forward. Again, I am very sorry you experienced this. If you would like to speak to me directly, I welcome your correspondence. I can be reached at 803.799.7800. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope that we have the opportunity to serve you again. Warm Regards, Holly Penny
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The staff really makes this place, everyone is very friendly and helpful. Almost every employee greeted me with a warm welcome every time in passing. Room were nice , bed is comfortable, probably could use a updating in the near future. Bar and grill downstairs had great
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Response from Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC
Responded 1 week ago
Hi meghanfish! Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay on TripAdvisor! I am looking forward to sharing your feedback with our team. We hope to get the chance to serve you again when your travels bring you back to Columbia. Warm Regards, Holly Penny
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This is was my second time visiting the courtyard and I must say, I am impressed. As an alum of USC, you don’t typically check out local hotels, but a visit for a home game brought me here. The staff was upbeat, the location is optimal in regard to shopping, eating, and getting
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Response from Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Lesa2099. Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. Our team enjoyed your feedback as we strive to provide outstanding service to each and every guest for each and every stay. We hope you had a great time at the game and visiting your alma mater. Go Gamecocks and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to USC! Safe Travels, Holly Penny
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This hotel is well positioned and priced for a trip to Columbia. The free parking was a nice perk and my limited interaction with staff was pleasant. All that being said, at 4 am I received a call that I did not answer, just picked up the phone and sat it back down as I had not
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Response from Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC
Responded 13 Dec 2018
Dear Melissuhann, I am very sorry to hear of what happened during your stay with us. Unfortunately, being in the downtown area, the trains can be fairly prominent at night due to the federal law requiring them to blow their horns during the entire crossing. However, the wake up calls and AC unit noise should never have happened and I truly apologize for these inconveniences. Please know we take issues such as these very seriously and our maintenance and housekeeping staff regularly check for any noise complaints possible. I am very sorry this was overlooked on your room in particular. I will also be doing an investigation to find why the wake up calls were mistakenly placed on your room. Wake up calls are meant to be a convenience for guests but when you are being woken up so early in the morning in error it causes nothing but frustration. If you wouldn't mind, please contact us because we would love to discuss this with you as this situation does not usually happen and your information would be greatly helpful for us to investigate fully. Kindest Regards, Holly
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We stayed at the hotel November 2 after long day of driving and with a back hurting. The rooms were comfortable and I was able to sleep well. The highlight was the staff at The Bistro. Shawyn Scott was so personable and friendly and we enjoyed meeting her so very much. The
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Response from Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC
Responded 19 Nov 2018
Hello ecox2016, Sure glad you made this last minute stop at our hotel. We love your feedback and are looking forward to sharing your comments with our team. I hope your back is better. We look forward to hopefully having the opportunity to seeing you again soon. Safe Travels, Holly Penny
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Do you have shuttle service to Williams Brice stadium?
yes they have shuttle service
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Do you have a social hour and what does it consist of? What days does it occur?
I have no idea
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Can we walk to the USC baseball field from the hotel?
That depends. It isn't "just around the corner" as they say. It's not a terribly long walk either, but as others say--uphill coming back. If you aren't used to a bit of a strenuous walk home, take the shuttle. It's a very simple process to catch it, very near hotel.
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Do you offer shuttle service to Columbia Metropolitan Airport?
Hello. We do not have an airport shuttle. We do offer shuttle service weekday evenings to The Vista, Five Points and USC. We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you soon.
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Hello, We do provide a complimentary shuttle to the downtown area from 7a-10a and then again from 5pm to 10pm Monday through Saturday. We hope to serve you soon!
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"Just be sure to stay in and eat at The Bistro for breakfast and dinner. Good food and even better staff."
"upper floors are quieter"
"Stay on the side with the odd number rooms. Much quieter!"
"The room facing the street are noisy at times (traffic)o n the first and second floor"
"there are trains that seemed to run all night so not sure what you can do on either side of hotel."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 132 - US$ 288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
courtyard columbia downtown at usc hotel columbiamarriott columbiacolumbia courtyard
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaColumbia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
189
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