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Red Roof Inn Columbia West, SC
Red Roof Inn Columbia West, SC
2.0 out of 5.0 10 Berryhill Rd, I-26 And St Andrews, Exit E #106, W, Columbia, SC
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$52
2.6/5 (833 reviews)

I like that the staff is friendly and always helpful

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Three Rivers Greenway and 3 mi (4.8 km) from South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame. Riverbanks ...
Days Inn by Wyndham Columbia
Days Inn by Wyndham Columbia
2.0 out of 5.0 1144 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC
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$50
2.6/5 (860 reviews)

Property is currently under remodeling. It’s the only reason it didn’t get all 5*’s. Other than that it was a pleasant stay.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2019
Situated in the historical district, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Three Rivers Greenway and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Riverbanks ...
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia/Ft. Jackson SC
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia/Ft. Jackson SC
2.0 out of 5.0 5321 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC
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$51
3.1/5 (394 reviews)

Location access to ft Jackson .

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Fort Jackson and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Hilton Field. South Carolina State House and University of South ...
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia Airport
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Columbia Airport
2.0 out of 5.0 110 Branch Rd, West Columbia, SC
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$54
2.9/5 (442 reviews)

The staff was super nice and friendly. You can make your own waffles in the morning.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Cayce Historical Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Colonial Life Arena and University of South Carolina. ...
Motel 6 Columbia East
Motel 6 Columbia East
2.0 out of 5.0 7541 Nates Rd, Columbia, SC
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$60
2.9/5 (332 reviews)

Very friendly and neat...we enjoyed our stay nice quite close to all.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Columbia Place Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Fort Jackson and Polo Road Ball Park. Sesquicentennial ...
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 2516 Augusta Rd, West Columbia, SC
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$70
3.5/5 (442 reviews)

I like that the property was tucked away from the street and it was really clean and looked in the check in office

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019
Situated in Springdale, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Three Rivers Greenway, Cayce Historical Museum, and Riverbanks Botanical Garden. West Columbia Riverwalk ...
Motel 6 Columbia West
Motel 6 Columbia West
2.0 out of 5.0 1776 Burning Tree Dr, Columbia, SC
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$54
2.7/5 (216 reviews)

Huge bathroom, friendly service, laundry room,very clean room,and most of all very comfortable bed

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Three Rivers Greenway and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame. ...
Knights Inn Columbia
Knights Inn Columbia
1.5 out of 5.0 1803 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC
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$46
2.9/5 (333 reviews)

This property is fine if you only want a place to sleep. This is a no-frills room. Bring your own entertainment; I brought my wife. I was disappointed that there was no coffee maker anywhere on the property. The walk to the next door restaurant was treacherous and not intended to be attempted. If ...

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Three Rivers Greenway and within 6 mi (10 km) of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and Earlewood Park. Saluda ...
Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson
Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson
2.0 out of 5.0 7431 Nates Road, Columbia, SC
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$59
2.9/5 (765 reviews)

Check in employee was unpleasant and rude. I suspect she will get a lot of complaints during her work tenure.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019
Located in the heart of Columbia, this motel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Columbia Place Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of Fort Jackson and Sesquicentennial State Park. ...
Motel 6 West Columbia Airport, SC
Motel 6 West Columbia Airport, SC
2.0 out of 5.0 2200 Airport Blvd, West Columbia, SC
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$53
2.5/5 (26 reviews)

Night staff is loud and rude

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Cayce Historical Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Colonial Life Arena and University of South ...
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia
Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia
2.0 out of 5.0 5719 Fairfield Rd, Columbia, SC
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$44
2.0/5 (143 reviews)

Price was good clean room nice employee good location

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019
Situated in Columbia, this motel is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Earlewood Park and within 6 mi (10 km) of South Carolina State House and Colonial Life Arena. University ...
Quality Inn & Suites
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 328 W Main St, US Hwy. 1 & 378, Lexington, SC
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$68
3.9/5 (292 reviews)

Clean room. Clean surroundings. Dog area was clean.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019
Located in the heart of Lexington, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Lexington County Museum and Village Square Theatre. Lake Murray and Dreher Shoals ...
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Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista

Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista

819 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.5 out of 5 (964 reviews)

    Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista$95

    Aug 29 - Aug 30

    Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista$95
    Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest

    Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest

    347 Zimalcrest Drive, Columbia, SC
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      3.7 out of 5 (1973 reviews)

      Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest$59

      Sep 1 - Sep 2

      Baymont by Wyndham Columbia Northwest$59

      Columbia Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      There are 30 affordable motels in Columbia among the more than 217 hotels and other accommodations. These less expensive accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

      When you save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Columbia has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include South Carolina State House, Colonial Life Arena, and Fort Jackson.

      Fun fact: In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties. When you stay at a motel property, you'll often have access to your room directly from the parking lot.


      Below are a few of our customers' best-rated Columbia motels to choose from:

      Red Roof Inn Columbia West, SC

      • Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
      • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

      Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson

      • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.
      • It's located within a 10-minute drive of Fort Jackson and Township Auditorium.

      Super 8 by Wyndham Columbia/Ft. Jackson SC

      • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
      • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Fort Jackson.

      Motel 6 Columbia West

      • It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
      • An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.

      Quality Inn & Suites

      • Stay within a 20-minute drive of South Carolina State House and Colonial Life Arena.
      • Enjoy access to the spa tub, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.


      What to Do in Columbia


      As you explore the area, you can check out the well-known zoo and take time to enjoy the top-notch restaurants. People who've visited Columbia love its university life, shops, and theater scene.

      Here are some popular places:

      • South Carolina State House
      • Colonial Life Arena
      • Fort Jackson

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Finlay Park
      • Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park
      • West Columbia Riverwalk

      You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

      • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
      • South Carolina State Fairgrounds
      • Frankie's Fun Park

      Columbia is also known for its:

      • Sports
      • Live music
      • Flowers

      Best Time to Visit Columbia


      Decide when you'd like to visit Columbia by checking the seasonal weather details below:
      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 73° F and nighttime temperatures average 35° F
      • April-June: 92° F is the daytime average and 49° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 93° F and nighttime averages are around 61° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 81° F during the day and 35° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 45.39 inches in a year

      How to Get to Columbia and Around the Area



      Columbia Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan)Airport6.5 mi (10.5 km)
      Columbia StationTrain Station0.8 mi (1.3 km)
      Camden StationTrain Station28.8 mi (46.4 km)

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