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The Inn At Claussen's

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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Even though it's right in 5 Points, it is not noisy at all. My room was even facing Green Street so that was a BIG plus. Stayed two nights & enjoyed it & the location. Close (walking distance) to most anything you may want/need. Deli's (3), grocery, clothes, shoe stores, outdoor goods, bars & several nice restaurants! There's even a...

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear sontraveler, You did an excellent job of describing the local area of Five Points where The Inn at Claussen's is located. We are very close to many wonderful and unique restaurants and places to shop. Make sure you stop in and see us when passing back through the area. Sincerely, Amy Thompson

Reviewed 28 April 2014

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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 April 2014

I recently stayed at The Inn At Claussen's and I found it refreshing not to stay at a chain .Each room is decorated uniquely. I was on the lower floor and had a private patio in back. It's not on a busy highway with plenty of restaurants and cafes within walking distance. A free glass of wine, fruit and cheese...

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ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear RRB2010, Thank you for the description of what all we offer here at The Inn at Claussen's. As you mentioned, we host an evening wine/cheese/fruit reception Monday - Saturday and breakfast is always delivered to your room, warm and fresh, at the time you request for no additional charge. We appreciate you sharing your experience with TripAdvisor and hope...

Reviewed 7 April 2014

The room was large but dark, the bed was comfortable, The bathroom was very dark...even with a lighted make-up mirror. There was a public patio off the room....nice, but required the only window in the room to be shuttered for privacy. Be sure to request a room away from the railroad tracks!

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ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear madsyd, Thank you for your recent visit to The Inn at Claussen's and your feedback regarding the lighting. I have spoken with my maintenance team to see how we can provide more adequate lighting for our future guests. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. Sincerely, Amy Thompson

Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 6 April 2014

I stayed for 4 nights as I had meeting in Moore business school. The hotel is simple and liked its style. The school is within 5-7 min walking distance. There are a lot of restaurants in the surrounding. The staff is helpful and friendly. I only missed a clock in the room and the hot water seems inconsistent. However, I...

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear Mo2men, We are pleased you enjoyed your accommodations while visiting Moore School of Business for USC. Thank you for taking the time to write us and share your comments with us and our customers. Regards, Amy Thompson

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The Inn at Claussen's is the best location if you have a student at USC. It is walking distance to great restaurants and bars. The staff was great and the price is right. Loved the breakfast in bed each morning. I stayed in a front room and was worried about noise but experienced none. Wish I had booked for graduation...

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ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear JBW57, The Inn at Claussen's thanks you for your comments about our Inn and the local area. We are in close proximity to many wonderful restaurants and bars, as well as a short walk to the USC Campus. We love that you enjoyed the breakfast delivered to your room. Thank you again and hope to see you again real...

Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This inn is interesting. I had a second-floor room with a spiral staircase to the bedroom. The room was nice enough, but I felt the decor needed to be updated. The room was clean, but needed fluffing. The inn is right next to the railroad and the train does come through town and is loud. But, adds to the charm....

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear Lilyn, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We apologize that your stay with us did not quite live up to your expectations. We are in the process of having so upgrades to the hotel and rooms done in the near future. We hope you give us another opportunity to provide you with your hotel accommodations while in...

Florence, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 March 2014

As a server in the customer service world myself, I fully appreciated this delightful hotel! The atmosphere itself was welcoming and peaceful, and the desk attendant made me feel right at home! (Rumin) My sister and I chose this hotel for the location (right in 5 points, downtown) and price, but were so pleasantly surprised, we almost didn't want to...

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear Shannon, We are so pleased and ecstatic to read we are now your hotel of choice when in Columbia. Conveniently located near the USC campus, dining, unique shopping and other shops in Five Points, we are a match for no other in Columbia. Thank you for allowing us to provide you with your accommodations. We will be sure to...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 26 March 2014

The Inn at Claussen is not your average hotel or Bed n Breakfast. It's better. The staff is great and price is affordable. Every time I stayed, it has been a different experience with the rooms. Each room has it's own unique look and feel. My favorite is what I call Breakfast in Bed and Wine in the evening.

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear drMerchant, The Inn at Claussen's would like to thank you for your continued loyalty to our Inn while visiting in Columbia. It is not uncommon for our guests to stay multiple times and have a different experience each visit due to our rooms. As you stated, all 29 of our guest rooms are decorated differently to add to the...

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Only had time for a quick getaway for my birthday. So decided to return to The Claussen Inn. I stayed there a few years back and enjoyed the experience. I didn't want to stay in the same room and Mike was very helpful and patient with me. With his help I choose a room I liked even better that the...

ClaussensGM, General Manager at The Inn At Claussen's, responded to this review

Dear Evewest, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about The Inn at Claussen's and the surrounding area of Five Points. As you mentioned, we are in close proximity of shopping, dining and night life. We also do offer the wine and cheese reception Monday - Saturday for all our guests to enjoy. Again, thank you for choosing our Inn and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Southern Hospitality at it’s finest in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina. Listed on the National Historic Register, The Inn at Claussen’s blends historic grandeur, exquisite service and eco-friendly amenities in perfect proportion. Once home to Claussen’s Bakery we are now a 29 room Boutique Inn, just steps away from some of the best dining and shopping in South Carolina. Whether you’re taking a quick vacation or getting down to business, we have all the modern comforts to help you get away or stay connected. At The Inn at Claussen’s you can always expect your breakfast to be delivered to your room in the morning, a glass of wine in the evenings and gracious hospitality around the clock. ... more   less 

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Address: 2003 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29205-1638
Region: United States > South Carolina > Columbia
Price Range: $139 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn At Claussen's 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Hotel At Claussens
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#11 Romantic Hotel in Columbia
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“I liked the first floor rooms over the lofts of the second floor due to the fact that they have an outdoor seating area.”
 of 5 bubbles beeboo1949, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The loft rooms are truly romantic!”
 of 5 bubbles 979charleym, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Second floor”
 of 5 bubbles TammyS1950, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“2nd floor on the right side of the front entrance to hotel is great”
 of 5 bubbles 94glorias, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's a small Inn so I'm not sure if the rooms on the opposite side of the train tracks would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaZ597, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
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