Hotels in Columbia, SC

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Columbia, SC
May 26 — May 272
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Low SeasonDecembercheapest month to stay
High SeasonSeptembermost expensive time to stay
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$110 - $357

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Highest day of weekFridayis the most expensive day of the week to book
$159is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$113is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day

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4 days
The cheapest price for a room in Columbia found in the last 7 days is $50/night. This rate is available with Days Inn by Wyndham Columbia, a 2-star hotel.
There are 2,076 hotels in Columbia close to Charlotte Douglas. Home2 Suites by Hilton Charlotte Airport is the nearest with a distance of 1.2 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 4 days when lodging at hotels in Columbia. The average accommodation price for 4 days in Columbia in the past week is $555.

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 $198

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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.

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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.

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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.

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