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)
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.
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.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews gave this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 52 reviews and ranked #46 out of 92 hotels in the area.
Expedia.com guests reviews gave this hotel 4.4 out of 5 based on 57 reviews.