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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I would've given a rating of "very good" for this hotel except the pool was green and one of the lights inside the pool was hanging off. Also outside areas could us some maintenance. Having said that, our room was clean and comfortable; linens of good quality. Not a flat screen but the tv worked fine. I was a little...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to evaluate our property on tripadvisor. We pride ourselves in providing a level of service and product that will exceed your expectations. I apologize that your stay in Columbia was only deemed adequate because of the pool area. We would love an opportunity to serve you on your next visit to Columbia SC...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I am in SC every couple of weeks and after staying one weekend in an absolute hovel, I found this motel tucked on the side of an industrial area near I-26 and was very pleasantly surprised. The entrance and parking lot was very clean, the walk to the front door reminded me of hotels I've stayed at in Morocco with...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on your stay with us at the Clarion Inn. We greatly appreciate you as a guest and we look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 24 August 2014

We tried to get into our room but the lock kept showing red. The front desk clerk reworked the key cards and they still would not open the door. I went back a second time to the front desk and this time the clerk brought a device to correct the lock mechanism when he came with me to the door....

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to submit your review of the property. I would like to apologize that your stay with the Clarion Inn had some inconveniences. I have personally addressed the issue with our maintenance technician to ensure that maintain operating doors and a comfortable environment for our guests

Goose Creek, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Beds were clean and comfortable and the staff seemed pleasant enough. We had a brand new refrigerator, decent microwave and TV. There is quitea bit of space for dogs to run outside. But the place needs lots of maintenance. The first room had a broken door lock and major ceiling water damage that was flaking off. The room we moved...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a survey about your recent stay at the Clarion Inn. On behalf of the entire team we would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. The review you provided will be used to ensure we are providing the best possible experience for your guests. Please consider staying with us the next...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2014

I am very unpleased with my stay at the Clarion Inn. Upon arrival, there were allegedly only smoking rooms left despite our reservation for a non smoking room. We were upgraded to a non smoking double suite. Unknowingly, this suite has had various issues and had recently been "fixed". The AC unit leaked halfway through our front room and gave...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

This complaint is not legitimate. Submission has been sent for tripadvisor to remove this post. Choice case number can be given upon request that authenticates the fabrication of this review.

Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This place looks like it was nice at one time. The exterior presents a better image than the room we got. The girl at the front desk assigned us a room then said, "Would you like a room with a fridge and microwave?" "Sure!" She changed our room number and we looked forward to our fridge and microwave. When we...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you choosing the Clarion Inn for your accommodations while visiting. I apologize about any inconvenience you may have encountered. After your review submission, I personally got with staff members and addressed the issues listed in your review. We take pride in being able to offer the conveniences of your own home and your feedback will certainly help...

Oakland, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Mr. Shah was outstanding in accommodating our family on an earlier arrival due to Hurricane Arthur on 4th of July weekend. Housekeeping helped us with our bags and helped us to get set up with the kids. There was a nice pool and gym onsite that we took full advantage of also. The breakfast was continental but for an additional...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our property. We are so thankful to be able to accommodate you and your family, especially in such a time of distress from the Hurricane. Please feel free to contact us at any time if there is anything we can be of assistance with in the future.

pittsburgh pa
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I spent two nights at this hotel last weekend (may 9th and 10th) to attend USC'S graduation. The rooms are small but nicely decorated. Carpet, drapes and bedding were nice. Tile and baseboard tile in particular needed to be replaced in the bathroom. Slight smell in the bathroom,maybe because seal around the bottom of the toilet was crumbling. Beds were...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for completing a review of your recent stay at the Clarion Inn Airport. We appreciate you as a guest and look forward to seeing you in the future!

Leander, Texas
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Clean with accomodating staff. The room was adequate for a very short night with an early wake up. A shuttle to the airport is provided but one needs to assure it will operate at the time required to make your flight check in. Clock radio did not work in the alarm mode and glad a personal travel alarm was brought.

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to complete a review of your stay with us at the Clarion Inn. I apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced with the shuttle service. The van normally runs every thirty minutes to and from the airport. Occasionally, heavy traffic or a delay during drop of or pick up may delay the...

Kansas
Reviewed 10 March 2014

I'm currently staying here and wish I could have half my money back and go someplace else. Extremely overpriced for a dump. The shuttle finally arrived to pick me up from the airport and the driver said he did not lift luggage. What? A shuttle driver who does not help with the luggage? Guess this helps explain why it took...

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Clarion358, Director of Sales at Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review about your stay at the Clarion Inn. I apologize that your stay with us fell below your expectations. The Clarion Inn proudly employs veterans and does not discriminate against disability, race, gender, etc. We apologize if the van drivers reluctance to lift the luggage was taken as a discourtesy. He...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $72 - $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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  • Not LCD as advertised
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“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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