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Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2016

What a great meal we had. After a long travelling drive from Naples, Florida.......we decided to stay at Courtyard by Marriott in Charlotte, NC. What a great decision we made. Special thanks to "Lesa" who welcomed us as if we were regulars here. We were served as if we were family. EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE. A nice smile as we entered the...

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

Hello Dianegolf, I am so pleased to hear you had a wonderful stay at the Courtyard in Charlotte. We, at all Marriotts, strive to provide our guest with an exceptional experience each and every time. Thank you for your review. Warm Regards, Holly Penny

Telford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed here while visiting the USC campus for the weekend. It is in close proximity to the campus and a great location for walking. The staff is all very nice and friendly and the breakfast (which was included in my rate/package) had great options and Starbucks coffee. We had a king suite which was comfortable and very clean. When...

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

Paaimee, We are so glad you were able to visit our beautiful USC Campus, and chose our hotel as your main hub during your time. We will be happy to accommodate your room request. We always aim to please, and love to know you will return to the hotel when you are back in the area. We look forward to...

Ellesmere Port, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Booked our trip through Yourgolftravel for my son and I, We flew from Heathrow to Atlanta on Thursday the 7th April. Collected our hire car from Alamo and then drove 200 miles to Columbia SC, where we stayed at the Marriott on Assembly street. Hotel was good, we only basically ate breakfast and slept there as we were out the...

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

Hi Kevin T, Thank you for taking the time to provide such valuable feedback regarding your trip to the Masters. I am so pleased to hear that you found your room to be comfortable and our staff to be friendly. I am sure other travelers visiting the Masters will also appreciate this feedback also. Thank you again and we look...

Kodak, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Although the room was laid out in a very appeasing manor, and was very clean, the "rest and relaxation" factor wasn't there. The rear of the hotel has 4 big air conditioning units that when are running makes for a noisy room. Plus with the in room air conditioner makes it almost impossible to sleep. (I had to turn the...

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

Hello Yosserian, We appreciate you taking the time to provide a review on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry to hear that you found your room to be noisy. Our downtown location can mean extra street activity as much as we try to contain it. On your next visit, we would be happy to assign one of our quieter, pool facing...

Oyster Bay, New York
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My daughter and I were in town for a college tour and we stayed at this property. It was clean, nicely appointed, and the service was very good. A bit rocky at the Bistro counter - and I think it was the counter person because everyone else in the Bistro was great. A really nice benefit is the free shuttle...

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

Hi Lisa R, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, however I am very sorry that you did not receive outstanding service at the Bistro at the the time of purchase. Please know that we take all comments and concerns and use them...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Stayed here on Admitted Students day for USC. PROS: Clean Great location if you are visiting USC Fun, funky little restaurants nearby Lovely lobby area with Starbucks coffee Sundry store Free parking if you have a car Lots of sunshine, big windows Good sized rooms Plenty of hot water and it got hot very quickly Good water pressure Outdoor pool...

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

Hello TravelMommy1, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide such a detailed review on Tripadvisor. We value your feedback and will forward all comments to our team so that we can praise as well as coach and train in areas of need. With that, I am very sorry to hear that our Starbucks line was rather long...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This Courtyard by itself is a 4-star. Modernized and clean lobby, friendly staff, good size room and well kept. Like many reviewers said, it is convenient to USC. However, if you are a light sleeper, I would not recommend this place. This is a very noisy hotel with trains going by literally every hour. You can hear the train whistle...

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

Hello Tenacity28, Thank you for staying with us and for providing feedback regarding your recent stay. I am so pleased to hear that you found our hotel modern, clean, well-kept and our staff friendly. I am very sorry to hear, however, that you found your room to be loud. Hopefully, we will have the opportunity to serve you again and...

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We are touring the area and picked this property for the price and convenient location and we were not disappointed. It is right near the school and in view of the state Capitol. There are fun restaurants in the area as well. This is definitely a good property if you are checking out the University.

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

Hi Hollin D, Thank you for such a great review regarding your recent stay. We take great pride in providing our guest with an outstanding stay. We look forward to serving you again soon. Warmest Regards, Holly Penny

Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Really great staff - very friendly and helpful. A good solid place in a great location. Next to the campus, close to downtown and the "Vista" area. It is a converted Holiday Inn, so there are some limitations. Unfortunately it has the same restaurant/lounge configuration so it really isn't large enough to support the volume of business they have. They...

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

Hi KjunCelt, We appreciate you taking the time to provide a review on TripAdvisor. Our staff will be pleased to hear that you found them to be very friendly and helpful. I am also pleased to hear that you loved our location. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again soon when your travels bring you back...

Davao City, Davao City, Philippines
Reviewed 12 March 2016

PROS : Great service!! Everyone's friendly and very helpful. The front desk personnel, the bartender, the servers, the shuttle driver - they were all genuinely nice and very patient with queries. Big rooms and comfortable beds. Delicious hearty breakfast. Breakfast was not buffet but the selection was more than enough for me. And the food's delicious. Starbucks coffee available downstairs...

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

Hello Barbara P, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a great review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay. I look forward to sharing your comments with our team. We take great pride in providing you with a wonderful stay. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Holly Penny

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $178 - $327 (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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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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