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Extended Stay America - Columbia - Gateway Drive

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I booked this Extended Stay America (ESA) site because the other ESA site in Columbia had poor ratings. The location has good proximity to the Mall in Columbia. I checked into a room with a nice layout. After being in the room for less than an hour, I began having allergic reactions (sneezing, watering eyes, runny nose). I mentioned my...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We were in Columbia for a single night, and decided to go cheaper. I regret the decision. Desk staff was nice enough, but the hotel is a disaster. It's dirty, old and the rooms are simply unusable - a single chair in a queen room, rather than a sofa. I've never before stayed in a hotel where I was actually...

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Greenwood, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My family and I have had an excellent stay here. The front desk clerk, Alethea, is very friendly and helpful in anything we may need. All the staff here makes you feel right at home. The facility is quiet, clean, and well kept. I would recommend this Extended Stay to friends and family.

Thank shaygood
Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Columbia - Gateway Drive, responded to this review

I want to thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am thrilled that we were able to accommodate your needs with a home away from home experience and exceptional customer service! The staff and I would like to thank you again for posting your review. We look forward to welcoming you back in...

Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I must say that I've had a great stay they have a great staff.. my favorite staff member will have to be mrs *Alethea she's was very helpful... I really enjoyed staying at this extended stay I plan to go back very soon... Great job to all the staff

Thank Sandra V
Bay Shore, New York
Reviewed 30 November 2015

awful place to stay, the rooms were not clean, we booked a suite which had a kitchen but anything you needed to use the kitchen(no cups, plates, silverware,absolutely nothing) needed to be requested. no sheets or blanket for the pull out couch. only 2 towels. this would have been fine if they were staffed properly which they were not, so...

Thank pauliepatch
Manager_11525, General Manager at Extended Stay America - Columbia - Gateway Drive, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your stay. I sincerely apologize that we failed to meet your expectations. Your comments were reviewed by the staff, and we will make sure we are responding to guest needs in a timely manner as well as ensuring that rooms are cleaned to our company’s high standards. I am grateful for the feedback...

Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We had 18 days from when we sold our house until we could move into our new one. We decided to stay the 18 days at the Columbia extended stay because of the price. What a mistake that was...the place had bugs in the rooms. The bathrooms were dirty and had a horrible smell that never went away even if...

Thank Michael R
Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 18 October 2015

My fiancé and I stay at many extended stay America locations. This time we decided to go a little farther than usual and stay at the Columbia location. When arriving we were greeted with the utmost open arms and energetic smile ever. During our night of stay, we enjoyed a respectfully peaceful atmosphere. The next morning around 9 AM we...

Thank Darlecia U
Bowie, Maryland
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My stay here was comfortable, quiet and peaceful. The location is ideal. Interstate 95 is less than 5 minutes away and the mall is very close, as well. However, the memorable part of my stay was Alethea. She is professional, knowledgeable and courteous. My few concerns were addressed quickly to my satisfaction. Although the facility seems to have a small...

Thank gopreston2
Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I have been here now for 4 1/2 months. From the beginning the staff has been wonderful. Alethea stands out especially. She has been hands on everything since I arrived. She's personable and her customer skills are outstanding. My room is quite comfortable & all my needs are tended too. The locality is perfect for me to walk to work,dining,...

Thank miajohnson2015
Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Alethea was sweet and gave me the upmost attention as if I were her only guest! The rooms are comfortable and they supply everything to make your visit comfortable. The hotel is close to shopping and dining couldn't ask for more.I would recommend anyone to stay here that's going to be in a hotel for an extended period of time.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Extended Stay America - Columbia - Gateway Drive

Address: 6620 Eli Whitney Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Region: United States > Maryland > Columbia
Price Range: $107 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Extended Stay America - Columbia - Gateway Drive 2.5*
Number of rooms: 95
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“Get the king size bed if you have someone with you!”
 of 5 bubbles ZEEKREWARDS, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no good rooms. In back, the work pickup crowd was parked, and it was quite loud, even after requesting a QUIET room.”
 of 5 bubbles derring_do, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Affordable Convenient Perfect for an extended stay as well”
 of 5 bubbles darleciau, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“great parking”
 of 5 bubbles gopreston2, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Need a room stay here with a bed living area kitchen area bathroom free Wi-Fi breakfast to grab and go”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferwA1589MA, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
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