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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown

This is a 2 star hotel in Columbia
501 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC, U.S.A.
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Nice staff, great value, but some guests complained about the noise from nearby traffic
  • Free Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking
  • Many guests described the staff as nice and profesional
  • Many guests felt comfortable and clean during their stay
  • Many guests liked the location
  • Many guests thought the breakfast was high quality
  • Many guests decided that the hotel had great value
  • Some guests felt that the nearby traffic was very noisy
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Jul 11, 2013
The Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbia Downtown, situated in Columbia, SC, is located 4 minutes away by car from Finlay Park. In this hotel, pets are not allowed. There are four floors with 81 rooms, all non-smoking. 

Each room includes free Wi-Fi, an ironing board with an iron, air conditioning, a hair dryer, a satellite TV with premium channels, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge and a microwave. Rooms with a jetted tub are available, and some rooms have a sofabed.

In the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbia Downtown, breakfast and parking are free. Also available on site are fitness facilities and an outdoor pool. There is a 24-hour business center, a meeting room, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities.

Some places that a guest staying at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbia Downtown may want to visit include the Riverbanks Zoo, which is 4 minutes away by car, the Nickelodeon Theatre, which is 4 minutes away by car or about 16 minutes away on foot, and the Historic Columbia Foundation, which is 6 minutes away by car.

The Governor's Mansion is 3 minutes away by car and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is about 15 minutes away by car. (All transportation time estimates sourced from Google Maps)  
The Good
The vast majority of reviewers had only good things to say about this hotel.

Many guests found the staff to be very professional, friendly and nice. Guests felt that staff kept the hotel comfortable and clean.

Many guests found the hotel's location to be in close and convenient proximity to many of their desired destinations.

Many guests reported that they enjoyed the free continental breakfast served each morning, and some guests also said that the breakfast added to the already great value of the room rates.

The Bad
Although most reviews of this hotel were very positive, here was one reoccurring issue that some guests reported. These guests felt that the traffic from the nearby highway was very noisy, and some guests mentioned that it affected their sleep. guests rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 and 95% of guests recommended it based on 150 reviews. guests rated this hotel 4.3 out of 5 based on 132 reviews ranked this hotel #21 of 92 Columbia hotels, with an average rating of 4 out of 5, based on 72 reviews.

Guest Reviews

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109.44 USD - 0.00 USD Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown
Out of 100 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.7 / 10

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

Rating: #5 out of 100 hotels in Columbia ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
"Conveniently situated, great rooms, comfortable beds, great large sized room, nice sized TV, overall what you'd expect from Holiday Inn!"
Kevin from Fletcher, NC US rated Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown 9 out of 10 on December 05, 2010
Berinthia from Central, SC US rated Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown 8 out of 10 on April 14, 2010


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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Boating
  • Water Activities
  • Lake
  • Photocopier
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Executive Floor
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Self Laundry

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