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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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Mantua, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have stayed at this hotel many times over the past few years as our daughter was attending USC. We have never had any problems until this visit. The first problem was a loud party that was taking place in a nearby room into the early morning hours. It took multiple phone calls to the front dest before the problem...

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

Hello Mr. Chuck S and Family, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay on Trip Advisor. I would like to apologize to you again for the issues you had with the noise disturbance from the room above you and for the amount of time it took to resolve the issue. Please know that I will be...

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I enjoyed our stay here very much. Number one priority for me is cleanliness and our room fit the bill. I also loved the modern decor and furniture. Very chic. My favorite part might have been the parking though. Our stay last year in Columbia was at another location and we had to either valet park or park ourselves and...

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

Hello Lisa B, Thank you for such a great review on Trip Advisor. We take great pride in our hotel and the service given to each and every guest. I am so pleased to hear that you found our hotel clean and chic! I am also glad to hear that you found our complimentary garage parking convenient. Thank you again...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

The Columbia Marriott was sold out at the time of my booking so I stayed at the nearby courtyard. It is like a typical courtyard: clean, friendly staff, value oriented offering, etc. However, by comparing with the nearby Marriott which was about the same price, the Courtyard was a less desirable option: 1) No central AC like the Marriott. I...

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

Hi B2C2V, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am so pleased to read that you found our courtyard clean, friendly and of great value. I am very sorry to hear that you disliked the HVAC unit in your room and could hear the outside street noise from your suite. And yes, the concierge lounge...

Lake City, Florida
Reviewed 9 December 2015

I was really impressed with this location. Very clean, very warm, very nice and friendly staff. The rooms were amazing. It was just an easy process checking in/out. The lobby, guest services area was very cozy and such a warm atmosphere. It was easy to access my intended destination from here. The only pro was parking. Such small spaces, so...

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

Hello TrendyQueen, Thank you for such wonderful feedback regarding our hotel and our team. I look forward to sharing your comments with the staff. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest Regards, Holly Penny

Freehold, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I have stayed here many time & this most recent stay reaffirmed that this is a great place to stay - especially if you have a student @ USC. The staff is extremely friendly. The rooms are nice and the beds are comfortable. We had a very loud, drunk neighbor wake us up. When I called, the staff had nothing...

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

Hi Tom L, Thank you so much for the great review on TripAdvisor. We take great pride in the service and product we provide our guest. Our team will love hearing this feedback and we definitely look forward to your next stay with us. Thank you again, Holly Penny

Marietta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The hotel was sparsely populated on a Sunday evening, so we questioned why we were given a room on the back side of the hotel with a not-so-great view of the parking lot. The clerk explained that rooms on the front side of the hotel, facing Assembly St., were quite noisy, especially when the train came by (very close). So...

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Bilyana F, Assistant General Manager at Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC, responded to this review

Dear Paul H, We appreciate you sharing your experience from your stay with us, and are glad you enjoyed your time in the area. Our staff is geared to help all of our guests, and it is great to see they were able to help with anything you needed. We look forward to seeing you again when your travels bring...

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I stayed here on business. My room was on the second floor facing the street. It was an extremely noisy room from all the traffic. They provided ear plugs which was a huge help. Other than the noise, it was a great Courtyard. Still has the new feel. Clean and stylish. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The lobby Bistro...

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

Hello RockyHill31, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay at our property. I am very sorry that you found the second floor street side to be noisy, however am pleased to hear that the ear plugs were a huge help. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team regarding their friendliness and...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

My stay at this property was not under pleasant circumstances. My husband passed away suddenly and I needed to come and bring my son, who attends USC, back to campus. I chose this property because my husband and I had stayed for parents weekend and had a fabulous experience! The staff here goes above and beyond to provide excellent customer...

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

KebbieK, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review regarding your recent stays with us. Our staff has enjoyed getting to know you and your son. Again, we are very sorry about the news regarding your husband passing unexpectedly. Please know that you and your son will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. If we can ever be...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Parking was free. I parked in the upper parking lot and walked in. Staff was ok. The person was friendly that checked me in. I didn't appreciate the phone call when I was driving and in rain and fog to confirm I was coming since they were full and turning people away. I am Platinum Premier and shouldn't of had...

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

Hi Steven W, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay at our property. I am very sorry to hear that you found the Assembly Street side rooms to be noisy. For light sleepers, we provide ear plugs and sound machines to help drown out the city sounds. You are correct, if you prefer a...

Easley, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Stayed here 2 nights on business. Room was on the roadway side (even number room) so there were ear plugs on the night stand.....never a good side. The road noise was not really too bad. My room (#600) was at the very end of the hallway, which is a good thing. Heard no hallway noise at all. Furnishings and carpet...

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

Hello abcjjl, Thank you for taking the time to provide excellent feedback regarding your recent stay at our property. We take great pride in our hotel and the service we provide our guest. We look forward to serving you again soon. Warm Regards, Holly

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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 

Additional Information about Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

Address: 630 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29201-4029
Region: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $112 - $293 (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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Also Known As:
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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“Nicer view if you face the Strom Center and the Greek Village.”
 of 5 bubbles PeteK501, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Opt for a higher floor for privacy and less street noise.”
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