Hotels in Columbia, SC

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Columbia, SC
May 21 — May 222
Columbia, SC
Sat 5/21
Sun 5/22

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When to book a hotel in Columbia

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Low SeasonJanuarycheapest month to stay
High SeasonSeptembermost expensive time to stay
33%expected price decrease
46%expected price increase

Price

$101 - $281

Highest day of weekFridayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekMondayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$150is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$116is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Columbia is: 1-2 star, 46 days before. 3 star, 13 days before.

1-2 star

$82 - $116

3 star

$141 - $171


Columbia travel tips

There are many cheap hotels in Columbia, South Carolina that you can stay whether for a weekend trip or a full vacation. Whether you choose to stay at the Comfort Suite Columbia at the Habberson, the Rodeway Inn or any other affordable Columbia, South Carolina hotels, you can access them by public transport. The Comet Bus system with painted neon lights provides comfortable rides nearly anywhere around the city for a few dollars. Or you can enjoy a free ride in the Soda Cap Connector. Alternatively, you can book hotels in Columbia, South Carolina and take advantage of Erover's free rides around Elmwood, Gervais, Assembly or Main Street. The Main Street district runs the Erover, and you only have to call them and you're good to go.


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Average $179

Most expensive $577

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Where to stay in Columbia

If your travel to South Carolina is work-related, then stay at the Hampton Inn or Staybridge Suites within the Vista area and enjoy a fun-filled yet sophisticated urban lifestyle. If you are traveling as a family, there are affordable hotels still in the Vista area, such as the Hyatt or the Hilton Columbia, which are ideal for the family. The kids will love the beautiful family setting that is Elmwood or Rosewood neighborhoods. For a business trip, the Aloft, located at the Harbison, is a good choice. There you can enjoy good food, drinks and entertainment for a few dollars. Congrae Vista is accessible by taxi or private car. If you don't have your own vehicle, simply rent one and also book a hotel through momondo to enjoy all this and more.


Learn about attractions and sights in Columbia

Located along the Saluda River in West Columbia, the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is your go-to place if you're a nature lover. Here you'll enjoy some time at the waterfall junction, botanical gardens and watching hundreds of animal species. Next, the South Carolina State Museum is your stop point for indulging in medieval and contemporary art, cultural history, and science and technology. It is located near the Congaree River in the Congaree Vista neighborhood. If you're traveling as a family, you can find a cheap hotel in Columbia, South Carolina, then bring the little ones to the Edventure Children's Museum along Gervais Street for a tour of the expansive facility with eight galleries, resources and hands-on exhibits. They'll enjoy getting inside the statue of "Eddie" and learning about human internal organs, an educational experience that is a must-try.

Columbia's offerings to travelers and holidaymakers go beyond museums and similar attractions. The city's nightlife is one of the most vibrant in South Carolina. Most neighborhoods such as Congaree Vista, Elmwood Park, Five Points and Rosewood are known for their vast selections of bars and restaurants. Congaree Vista, for one, is Colombia's cultural and entertainment hub packed with bars, restaurants, clubs and shops. It's an ideal place for nearly any traveler, especially party enthusiasts. Come to the Kitchen Bar for traditional Korean cuisine and Blue Martin for Southern California cuisine. For soups, salads, sandwiches and kettle-cooked fudge, come to Crescent Cafe on Gervais Street. Enjoy a thrilling nightlife in an underground dance club at Art Bar. Elmwood Park also boasts many restaurants and eateries where you can enjoy a quiet family meal or a romantic date. It is more ideal for family travelers due to its calm and laid-back setting. Five Points promises you an unlimited list of where to hang out and spend your money. From restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and entertainment, there's nothing you can't enjoy at Five Points.

In Columbia, South Carolina you can attend the Vista Lights held every November and the Artists Vista art exhibition every spring. Each spring, in Elmwood Park, you can partake of the annual Home and Garden tour followed by a house-to-house celebration called Drop-In. The Columbia Food and Wine Festival takes place every year in April, followed by an art exhibition called JerryFest. The big Columbia International Festival and the Palmettos Tasty Tomatoes are dedicated to food and tomato lovers each year. Finally, the Rosewood Crayfish Festival is held every spring, while the Festival of Black History and Culture is held every September.


Information about staying in Columbia

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The Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel offers a customized itinerary for its guests. If you book accommodation at the Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel, you will be right at the heart of downtown where shops and historic sites are within walking distance. By booking accommodation at Holiday Inn Columbia-Downtown, guests have easy access to the Columbia Convention Center, Segra Park, Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens, Williams Brice Stadium, and Colonial Life Arena. Guests can also walk to areas of fine dining and boutique shopping. Hotel Trundle is right in the heart of the Main Street District. This hotel carries the same elegance, atmosphere, class, and design that you can find in hotels in Paris or New York. Book accommodation at the Trundle Hotel to experience Southern hospitality along with their unique packages for guests. Marriott Columbia is located near the Columbia Museum of Art, Colonial Life Arena, and Riverbanks Zoo. The hotel offers a special service for vacationing families and business travelers. For those on a budget, Holiday Inn Columbia-Downtown and Aloft Columbia Downtown are among the cheap hotels you can find in Columbia, SC.

If you are traveling to Columbia, South Carolina with your children for the first time, there are several kid-friendly hotels you can choose from. The kid-friendly hotels in Columbia, SC include Hampton Inn Columbia I-26/Harbison Blvd, Graduate Columbia, Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison, Aloft Columbia Downtown, Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson, and Hampton Inn Columbia Northeast-Fort Jackson Area. Regarding Hampton Inn Columbia Northeast-Fort Jackson Area, your children will enjoy nature and have easy access to Riverbanks Zoo. They can even have a chance to paddle across the Congaree River Blue Trail.

Looking for some peace and quiet to avoid the noisy city life? You may want to consider staying in one of these seven peace and quiet hotels in Columbia, SC. You can book a room in one of these hotels including Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Columbia Airport, Extended Stay America Suites - Columbia - West - Interstate 126, Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbia Northeast, Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce, Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia/At Fort Jackson, and Days Inn by Wyndham Columbia. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Columbia Airport offers a shuttle service to take guests to Columbia Airport. Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest has rooms that include a balcony or patio with beautiful scenery. The hotel is nearby Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. You can also visit Lake Murray where you can go fishing and boating. Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia/At Fort Jackson is also nearby Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and Lake Murray.

If you are looking for a well-known restaurant in a neighborhood in Columbia, you may want to try out Saluda’s Restaurant located in the famous Five Points neighborhood. This restaurant has remained a popular dining destination for over 20 years. Enjoy delicious cuisine from an innovative menu along with signature cocktails. Book accommodation at Graduate Columbia that is nearby Saluda’s Restaurant. Historic Five Points is also a popular neighborhood in Columbia. It has remained a commercial and shopping district for more than 100 years. The restaurant Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Café serves seafood specials along with fresh fish, innovative poultry and meat, along with a selection of wines. If you are planning to stay near this restaurant, you can book accommodation at Graduate Columbia where Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Café is nearby. Marriott Columbia, Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel, and Hotel Trundle are close to Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Café. Hampton Inn Columbia Downtown Historic District is also located not far from Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Café.

When visiting Columbia the average booking length is 2 nights.

On average, rooms will be priced around $111 per night when booking a hotel in Columbia; however the price you pay for your room will vary significantly depending on seasonality, location and facilities.

Room prices for hotels in Columbia can be as much as 34% lower in the month of January. So this is a great time to book and save money.

Room prices for hotels in Columbia will be at their lowest on Sunday and peak on Thursday.

Hostels in Columbia (including hotels rated 2 stars and below) costs $91 per person, per night on average. This is $21 per night cheaper than the average cost of hotels in Columbia.

The average temperature in Columbia during May is around 71.6 °F which makes it the perfect time to spend time having fun and seeing something new outside at popular area attractions such as Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, SkyWheel Myrtle Beach, and The Pavilion.

Yes, Columbia has 6 vacation rentals available. If you’re interested in a vacation rental in Columbia, Beautiful Historic Downtown Apartment is the most popular in the city. Compare deals on vacation rentals in Columbia.


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Ramada Limited Columbia

Ramada Limited Columbia

1315 Garner Lane, Columbia, SC, United States

7.6
$88
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia/At Fort Jackson

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia/At Fort Jackson

7504 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC, United States

7.1
$66
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia

Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia

5719 Fairfield Road, Columbia, SC, United States

3.5
$60
Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown

Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown

1203 Pickens Street, Columbia, SC, United States

7.7
$143
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Columbia Northwest/Harbison

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Columbia Northwest/Harbison

320 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC, United States

7.6
$121
Sleep Inn Near Ft Jackson

Sleep Inn Near Ft Jackson

200 East Exchange Boulevard, Columbia, SC, United States

7.1
$74
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia SC / Ft. Jackson

Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia SC / Ft. Jackson

5321 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC, United States

6.1
$62
Home2 Suites By Hilton Columbia Southeast Fort Jackson

Home2 Suites By Hilton Columbia Southeast Fort Jackson

7340 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC, United States

9.4
$160
Marriott Columbia

Marriott Columbia

1200 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC, United States

7.5
$198
Quality Inn & Suites

Quality Inn & Suites

2210 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, United States

5.5
$73
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia-Fort Jackson, An IHG Hotel

7329 Garners Ferry Road, Columbia, SC, United States

8.6
$133
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/Southeast-Ft. Jackson

201 East Exchange Boulevard, Columbia, SC, United States

7.9
$121
Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbia Northeast

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbia Northeast

120 Blarney Drive, Columbia, SC, United States

7.2
$110
Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson

Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson

7431 Nates Road, Columbia, SC, United States

5.8
$84
OYO Hotel Columbia Sc Northeast

OYO Hotel Columbia Sc Northeast

31 Berkshire Drive, Columbia, SC, United States

3.8
$66
Comfort Inn & Suites Ft.Jackson Maingate

Comfort Inn & Suites Ft.Jackson Maingate

7337 Garner's Ferry Road, Columbia, SC, United States

7.5
$101
Comfort Inn Columbia-Bush River

Comfort Inn Columbia-Bush River

911 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, United States

7.5
$90
Comfort Suites Columbia Northeast - Fort Jackson

Comfort Suites Columbia Northeast - Fort Jackson

1540 Daulton Drive, Columbia, SC, United States

7.3
$105
Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Downtown

1200 Pickens Street, Columbia, SC, United States

7.8
$145

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