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Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft Jackson

This is a 3 star hotel in Columbia
921 Atlas Road, Columbia, SC, U.S.A.
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Pet friendly and good for a long stay with few guest complaints
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking
  • Many guests found this hotel met their standards for cleanliness
  • Many guests appreciated the kitchens in their rooms
  • Most reviewers were pleased with the staff
  • Guests appreciated the hotel's snack shop
  • Some guests were put off by the lack of breakfast
  • A few guests were displeased with the frequency that their rooms were cleaned
  • A few reviewers found their beds uncomfortable
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Feb 25, 2014
The Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft. Jackson is located a 12-minute drive away from downtown. This property offers smoking and non-smoking accommodations and is a 10-minute drive away from Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport (CUB) and a 20-minute drive away from Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE). 

Guest rooms feature hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, work desks, free local calls, climate control, coffeemakers, cable TV and DVD players. All rooms have full kitchens with full refrigerators, microwaves, toasters, pots, pans and service dishes, glassware and utensils. Some rooms include a separate living area and sofa bed. 

This hotel hosts amenities such as free high-speed Internet, a fitness center, outdoor pool and grill area, business center, safety deposit box at the front desk, 24-hour coffee, shuttle bus service, laundry services and free parking. There is also a snack shop called Candlewood Cupboard on site.

The Koger Center for the Arts, South Carolina State Museum and the South Carolina Art Museum are a 15-minute drive away, while the South Carolina State Fair grounds are a 10-minute drive away. The Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens are a 20-minute drive away.

This hotel is ADA compliant. This hotel accept pets. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

The Good
Many reviewers commented on the common areas and their own accommodations being exceptionally well cleaned upon check-in. 

Many guests appreciated the in-room kitchens. That, coupled with various grocery stores in the area, helped them save money during the length of their stay. There are also restaurants in the area that provided multiple dining options. 

Guests also enjoyed Candlewood Cupboard to fulfill their snacking needs. 

Most reviewers were pleased with the service they received from members of the staff.

Overall, guests found this hotel provided the best value and amenities for long-term stays for the price point. 

The Bad
As this facility is used more frequently for long term stays, they have a policy of cleaning guest rooms once a week. A few guests were unhappy with this, as it meant their sheets went longer without being changed. 

A few reviewers mentioned that they were disappointed by the lack of breakfast offering at this hotel. 

A few guests found the beds to be uncomfortable. Complaints ranged from hard, lumpy mattresses, to mattresses that had seemed to be old and sagged in the middle. guest reviews gave this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 52 reviews and ranked #46 out of 92 hotels in the area. guests reviews gave this hotel 4.4 out of 5 based on 57 reviews.

Guest Reviews

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136.78 USD - 0.00 USD Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft Jackson
Out of 100 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 5.7 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 2
No. of guest comments: 2
Guest Recommended: Mixed
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #22 out of 100 hotels in Columbia ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
Tawanna from Arlington, TX US rated Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft Jackson 1 out of 10 on April 19, 2013
"They were very helpful and changed our accomodations to what I needed."
Roxanne from Fort Wayne, IN US rated Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft Jackson 10 out of 10 on May 08, 2010


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Candlewood Suites Columbia-Ft Jackson

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Photocopier
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Executive Floor
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Self Laundry

User Contributed Info

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Consider yourself at home at the Candlewood Suites, Columbia/Ft. Jackson. This Columbia hotel is located in the heart of the city’s metropolitan area, near the intersection of I-77 and Garners Ferry. Our hotel is close to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, Ft. Jackson, McEntire Air Base, the Koger Center for the Arts, the State Farmers Market, the downtown/ USC Campus, and local business parks.

Our location couldn’t be better, but what will really impress you is our spacious all-suite accommodations. Prepare and enjoy a home-cooked meal whenever you like in your fully-equipped kitchen. Choose a movie from our free library, and kick back in your over-stuffed recliner. Work comfortably at your spacious executive desk. Take advantage of free high-speed Internet access and two phone lines to accomplish everything on your list. Visit our business center for all of your printing, copying, and faxing needs.

During your stay at our Ft. Jackson hotel, enjoy the convenience of on site laundry services. Stop at the fitness center regularly to keep up with your exercise regimen. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool to cool off. Enjoy a sweet treat or pick up a light meal to go at the Candlewood Cupboard. Whether you plan to visit the Columbia area for a single night or a few weeks, let us be the first to welcome you home.

Accessibility Options Wheelchair Accessible
Category Accommodation and Food Services
Fax 803-727-1289
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
General Amenities Safe-deposit box (front desk) | Fitness Room
General Property Info 24 hr Service | Air Conditioned
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Neighbourhood East & Southern
Number of Floors 5
Number of Rooms 112
Number of Suites 112
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status Open at this location
Postal Code 29209
Public Access Open to the General Public
Recreational Activities Movie Library | Fitness Center | Spa tub/Hot tub | Fitness Equipment Available
Room Amenities Climate Control | Air Conditioning | Direct-dial phone | Iron/Ironing Board | Telephone | Voicemail
Room Details Window opens
Room Entertainment DVD Player | Cable Television | CD Player
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Telephone (803) 727-1299
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Toll-free (877) 660-8545
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00
WiFi Free

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