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South Riding, Virginia, United States
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a lot of research before deciding to stay at Clarion/Rodeway. I have very specific requirements when staying at a hotel: I am allergic to smoke and mold, and can't sleep with strong cleaning solvent smells either. I also need a comfortable bed in a quiet location in order to fall asleep. The room they put us in (210)... More 

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Ladson, South Carolina
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel room was clean, the lobby was nice, the bed a little more firm than I like but otherwise clean and comfortable, tv was extremely outdated circa early 90s at best, missed the Continental breakfast by 20 minutes so I have no opinions on that... The fan in the bathroom did not work which was not cool both my... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My flight was canceled out of CAE and American Airlines gave me a voucher to stay at this hotel. (Which is now called the Rodehouse). I only stayed 6 hours but that was enough. The comforter on my bed had a big stain on it and when I woke up at 4:30 am I killed a cockroach in my room!!... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on a voucher from American Airlines because of a diverted flight. The good? The desk staff was supremely nice and the bed was comfortable. The bad? An a/c unit that blew at a constant 60 decibels and could not be turned down or off. (This did mask the thin walls, but made sleep elusive) We killed a... More 

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New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I was referred to this hotel by the representatives at Fort Jackson as I couldn't stay on base for my daughters AIT Graduation...they were booked. Well, upon arrival I was a little taken back by the odor in the lobby. I'm not a princess, I just need CLEAN. I was meeting my in laws and when they arrived, the were... More 

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1 Thank Diane M
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Front desk staff was less than friendly. The wifi in our room -- and our friends' rooms -- never worked. The lights over the vanity area were on their way to being burned out and flickered constantly. We had a nonsmoking room, but the toilet and tub had burn marks. Bathroom was partially redone (nice tub) but the rest of... More 

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Holton, Kansas
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here one night driving home from a coastal vacation. The check-in went smoothly and the staff was VERY nice. We were surprised to see the on-site restaurant, and decided because it was late, we would settle in and then eat there. The restaurant staff was really friendly and our food was good. The room seemed... More 

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Jackson, MI
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39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stopped here for the night to break up our 16 hour drive to GA to see our son for Christmas. The location was GREAT as it was just off of the highway. The girl at the front desk was NOT very friendly that night but the one the next morning was wonderful! We were a little miffed that we... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Since this was a spur-of-the-moment overnight trip, I didn't look into many reviews. And I paid for it. Here are the highlights of the lowlights. We booked a smoke free room, but the room had an awful smoke smell. We asked for another room and had the same result. We decided to put up with it since it was late... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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238 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

A little hard to find at first, but close off a main highway. You're not paying high-end prices, so don't expect a high-end hotel. Room was fine and we had no complaints. It seems a little run down in some areas, but again, it's a decent place to stay if you're just looking for an average hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarion Inn-Airport Hotel in Columbia, SC is centrally located to all major Interstates. This Columbia Airport Hotel is located just 4 miles from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Columbia's downtown historic and government district. We are within 4 miles of the University of South Carolina and the nationally recognized Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens. We offer spacious accommodations with wireless high-speed Internet access. Take advantage of our complimentary airport shuttle service, free local calls, free Continental breakfast, 24 hour coffee, and USA Today newspaper. Our hotel offers free on site parking, a laundry facility, and an exercise facility. Our Magnolia's Grill is open daily for breakfast and dinner. It offers authentic Southern cuisine. Magnolia's also offers room service. Our lounge is open nightly. Relax in our beautifully landscaped courtyard surrounding our pool. Our meeting facilities cater to groups of 10 to 250. We have complete event planning, audio visual capabilities and an outstanding catering and banquet service personnel to meet the needs of you and your guests. We offer 142 guest rooms, 12 suites, and special accommodations for the physically challenged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport

Address: 500 Chris Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
Region: United States > South Carolina > West Columbia
Price Range: $73 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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“rooms facing the courtyard are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles MomofDrama, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 848margareta, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage to carry ask for an outside room so you can park and unload easily.”
 of 5 bubbles littletomato19, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nothing good about it”
  • Gap
  • Mold above bathroom
  • Eww on the closet door
  • Nightstand  Yuck
  • Not LCD as advertised
  • Sheets that don't fit
  • Outlet that falls out when you plug things in
  • Mold
 of 5 bubbles SteveNJudy, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Check everything when you check in, coworkers noticed tv didn't work and no microwave. They moved them in 2 minutes to a better room.”
 of 5 bubbles 463kennyz, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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