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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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#22 of 94 Hotels in Columbia
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Coronado, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

THEY DID NOT CANCEL OUR RESERVATION AND THEN CHARGED US $2,400 AND WILL NOT REFUND THE BALANCE. We had stayed at this hotel many times in the past. Our daughter was graduating from USC so we booked three rooms ahead of time. In Feb, we cancelled two of the rooms but did not notice that we did not get a...

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

Gregory L, Thank you for your loyalty to Marriott and our hotel. Also, thank you for taking the time to review your experience regarding your Special Event Reservations for the University of South Carolinas Graduation. Again, I am very sorry that we were unable to cancel the reservation agreement that was confirmed when the reservation was booked. All rate details...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter has been a student at USC for the past 4 years. In anticipation for hotels to be sold out for graduation, we held 3 rooms months in advance. In February, we realized that we only needed 1 of the 3 rooms and cancelled the other 2. 13 days before our first night was scheduled, we saw a $2500...

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

Hi GoneGirl1, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. I am very sorry that you ever experienced anything but wonderful with our hotel and team. If you would like to discuss your concerns further, I am available. Thank you again. Warm Regards, Holly

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Columbia for a baseball tournament. We come once a year and always tie the trip in with Carolina playing at home. First time we stayed at this property, but knew as soon as I met the first person at the desk we made the right choice. Front desk, great...lobby attendant "Curly Fries" amazing, bartender, fantastic. Cudo's to the...

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

Hi Jay W, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the outstanding review on TripAdvisor. I look forward to sharing your GREAT feedback with our team. They will be excited to hear! Thank you again for staying with us and we hope to see you next year on your yearly trip to Columbia. Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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...

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

Hello Leah O, We are so happy that you chose our hotel for your accommodation needs while attending a show at the Koger Center. It does make it convenient with our location being only one block away. I am also very pleased to hear that you found your suite clean and modern. We look forward to seeing you again soon....

Delaware
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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...

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

Hi Laura O, Thank you for staying with us while coming to USC for a tour. I hope you enjoyed the tour. Also, thank you for taking the time to provide a good review on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to hear that you found our complimentary parking great. It is definitely hard to find complimentary parking anywhere downtown. I...

Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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.

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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...

Houston
Reviewed 17 April 2017 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.

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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 14 April 2017

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.

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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,...

Orlando
Reviewed 9 April 2017

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...

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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 6 April 2017

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...

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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...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

Address: 630 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-4029
Region: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $147 - $265 (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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