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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My daughter and I came into town for the David Sedaris show at the Koger Center. The Koger center is only a five minute walk from the hotel. We were in a suite which is very nice! The bedroom is separated from the living room/kitchenette/bathroom with nice French doors with frosted glass. There is a small refrigerator and a coffee...

Thank Leah O
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this hotel during our college tour. It was very well maintained. Great parking. Easy to find. Good location. Nice staff. Breakfast was tasty but pricey. Room was nice. My only complaint would be that the bathroom has no vent. It's a very small space and when you're traveling with family you can't bath with the door open...

Thank LLTwigg
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find and great for commuting to the Masters. Hotel is very clean with excellent all round service, food ok but would suggest to eat out as there is so many great places nearby. The Amtrak station can be noisy so try to get a room at the back of the hotel but it never bothered us.

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

Hello Robtee, So glad we could host be your hotel of choice for the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta. Yes, if you would like a quieter room, please let us know and we can do our best to pre-block you in a backside, pool facing room. Again, thank you again for staying with us and we hope to see you...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for Campus visit. Well appointed and had everything it needed. Was just like any other Courtyard--not fancy but did the job well. Check in was a breeze. This was a quick walk to most anywhere on the somewhat sprawling Campus. Would definitely stay here again if in Columbia.

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

Hello GeauxTiguhs, Thank you for reviewing your stay on TripAdvisor. We are so happy to hear that you will be staying with us again should your travels bring you back to Columbia. Thank you again and hope to see you soon. Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a training and stayed several nights. The rooms were nicely decorated and furnished. Everything seemed clean. The meeting facilities were comfortable and convenient being right on the property. Overall a good experience.

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

Hello Playcation, Thank you for taking the time to provide a 5 star review regarding your recent stay. We take great pride in the service we provide you and our team will be super excited to hear your feedback. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. By the way, love your TripAdvisor name. Safe Travels,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way home from FL my daughter googled for a place to stay. I told her to look for something in the range of $90 - $120. She found Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, SC downtown at a price of around $120. When we arrived it was midnight and they said the rate would be $239. I was shocked...

1Thank Q9544MEmaryw
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hello Q9544MEmaryw, I am very sorry that you ever experienced this as you reviewed. I would love to discuss your concerns further to see exactly what happened when you booked the room from searching google and then a price change once you arrived. This should have never happened. Please call me at your convenience. I can be reached at 803.799.7800....

Wantagh, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during one of my visits to Columbia and I would definitely stay here again. There is free parking on-prem which is great and you are close to both the USC campus as well as a CVS, and other food places. Rooms are clean and the lobby is very nice. As with other Courtyard properties, there is a bar/restaurant...

Thank richj22
Holly P, General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Hi Richj22, I am so glad to hear that you had an great stay. I am also pleased to hear that you found our complimentary parking very convenient as well as our location downtown in the heart of all that is happening in Columbia. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here one night with my daughter to visit USC. Our room faced the street that the hotel is on and the traffic was very loud. Also, there are train horns that went off 4 or 5 times in the night we were there. I knew we were in trouble since the hotel left a sheet of paper that...

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

Hello Kevin J., Thank you for taking your time to review your stay. I am very sorry to hear that the sounds of our city made your stay anything but enjoyable. Please know that we are looking into ways to resolve this moving forward. Our number one goal is to make sure each guest has a great experience and that...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Courtyard this past weekend, attending baseball games at the University of South Carolina. Hotel is conveniently located, directly across from the USC basketball arena, and is within easy walking distance to many local restaurants. Free parking was available in the hotel's deck. Our only contact with the staff, which was at check-in, which went smoothly and were...

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

Hello BamaGrandslammer, I hope you are doing well. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear that you found your stay to be very enjoyable. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team and we hope that we get the chance to see you again when your travels...

Huntington, West Virginia
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and helpful. Convenient location if you're visiting USC. Room was clean and comfortable. My only complaint, the walls seemed thin because it felt like I heard every move the other guests made. Either that or guest nearby were very loud and inconsiderate. Recommend for convenience to campus.

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

Hello Nancy L, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a perfect stay due to the noise from your neighboring room. If we have the opportunity to have you as our guest again and you run into any type of issue or concern, please do not hesitate...

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 630 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-4029
Region: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: ₹ 8,442 - ₹ 17,721 (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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“Back is best to avoid the Amtrak station”
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“Not facing the street!”
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“rooms on backside of hotel are quieter”
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“Stay in the higher up floors.”
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“Nicer view if you face the Strom Center and the Greek Village.”
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