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Candlewood Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel - Columbia - Lounge
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area - Columbia - Patio
Free Wi-Fi
Aloft Columbia Downtown
8.6 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hilton Columbia Center
8.7 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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Top tips for finding Columbia hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Columbia, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Columbia in December and July.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Columbia if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 25 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Columbia accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Columbia found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $310, while the most expensive was $310.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Columbia for 1 day.
  • If you would like to visit museums during your trip to Columbia, select a hotel near the popular South Carolina State Museum, such as the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, located seven minutes’ walk away. The museum contains four floors of exhibits related to art, local history, and natural sciences, as well as a permanent planetarium.
  • Hoping to experience Columbia’s vibrant nightlife? Select a hotel in Downtown Columbia, where a high concentration of the city’s bars, music venues and clubs are located, like the Lula Drake Wine Parlour and Music Farm. Aloft Columbia Downtown hotel is located right in the heart of Downtown and is less than a mile from Columbia’s canal.
  • For travelers interested in recreational activities like canoeing, kayaking, and tubing, choose a hotel near the Congaree River, such as the Staybridge Suites, less than a five-minute walk from the river. The Congaree River is a popular area for water sports and also has many hiking trails that stem from its banks.
  • If you’re a sports fan, choose a hotel next to Spirit Communications Park, the official stadium of the Columbia Fireflies baseball team. The 1425 Inn is a casual choice that is only a five-minute walk from the field, with free parking and a business center.
  • For those who are traveling with family, select a hotel near EdVenture, an interactive children’s museum with hands-on exhibits that allow visitors to learn about subjects such as the human body, cars, and nature. The SpringHill Suites by Marriott is only a two-minute walk to the museum and offers rooms catering to families.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Columbia

  • Which hotels in Columbia are near Frankie's Fun Park?

    Frankie's Fun Park is a family-friendly amusement park that has arcade games, go-karts, and various rides. The Hampton Inn is a standard hotel that is only a 10-minute walk to the park and is right next to I-26. The Fairfield Inn by Marriott is directly across the Interstate from the park and offers rental bikes for guests.

  • What are some good hotels in Columbia near the Columbia Museum of Art?

    Hotel Trundle is a casual choice that is just a two-minute walk from the Columbia Museum of Art and is located right in the city’s Downtown. The Hampton Inn by Hilton is a six-minute walk from the museum and just 15 minutes from the Congaree River.

  • What hotels in Columbia have swimming pools?

    The Homewood Suites by Hilton is located just off of I-126, and has an indoor pool and fitness center. Baymont Inn and Suites Columbia Northwest offers an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace.

  • What hotels in Columbia are especially good for business travelers?

    The Courtyard by Marriott is a standard hotel that it located just beside the University of South Carolina and has an on-site business center that includes printers and workstations. The DoubleTree by Hilton is right next to I-20 and houses a large meeting space, a business center, and free shuttle service to the airport.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Columbia?

    The average price of a double room in Columbia is $281 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as $97 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Columbia?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Columbia districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Columbia city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Columbia hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Columbia that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Candlewood Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Northeast/Fort Jackson Area and Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison.

Where to stay in Columbia?

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