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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2015

A little hard to find at first, but close off a main highway. You're not paying high-end prices, so don't expect a high-end hotel. Room was fine and we had no complaints. It seems a little run down in some areas, but again, it's a decent place to stay if you're just looking for an average hotel.

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 22 August 2015

What I Liked Best 1. Super Nice and Friendly Service Staff 2. Free Breakfast / Free Parking / Free Wi-Fi 3. Free Coffee 24 Hours at the Lobby 4. Close to Shopping and Attractions 5. Close to Airport with Free Airport Shuttle Service What I Liked Least 1. Older Furniture in rooms (could use some upgrades) 2. Beddings in room...

Thank banyuhays
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

There are so many things I don't know where to start!! I have stayed here before and it was a couple of years ago-it definitely wasn't like this then! First of all, we stayed a week with several types of rooms... So we have a list! It was 100 degrees outside and we had air conditioners that did not work!...

1Thank Alboise1
Socastee, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 July 2015

EXTREMELY DISAPPOINTING!!!!! Booked through booking.com, room was not even close to what we had seen online. <br/>To start with the HUGE gap we had at the bottom of our door we could see outside, Dust and Dirt everywhere. Outlet's hanging out the wall, sheets didn't fit the bed( we had a king and it was queen sheets on it) Not...

1Thank SteveNJudy
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Clean hotel. Great value for the price. And close to a lot of great things like wal-mart, waffle house, a bbq joint among other things. Decent continental breakfast (they have a hot breakfast but it is like $6, continental has cereal, yogurt, fruit, waffles, toast, bagels, along with coffee and juices.

Thank Kenny Z
Basye, Virginia
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Clean hotel, but worn out. Needs renovation badly. They only burn 40 watt bulbs in the lamps, so you cannot see how bad it is. (very dark in rooms). Would be nice if there was a door between sleeping area and wash basin area. My family had 6 rooms here and all felt they would not be back. Restaurant is...

3Thank cqhamcq
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Hotel is old, cramped and more like a Motel ^ than a Clarion property. We had to be asked to move to another room before unpacking because the ac unit was shaking the pictures off the wall. Breakfast was advertise to begin at 6 am and food at the line never got there before 630. To top it off the...

5Thank K K
Springdale, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2015

My sister and I were finishing a manuscript for a new book and needed to go somewhere quiet and clean so as not to have distractions. We chose the Clarion Inn. The employees were great and the rooms were very clean. The breakfast could include more options but overall it was great for us and we finished the manuscript and...

Thank JoygW
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Due to a golf tournament, everything in the surrounding area was sold out....except this location thankfully. The hotel was conveniently close to the Zoo. It looked slightly old and needs to be renovated, but the staff from the Housekeepers to the Guest Service Agent, Trina, were lovely. I would have to say the best feature of this hotel would have...

Thank RegalDiva
Timbuktu, Mali
Reviewed 10 March 2015

First off, to all of the negative reviewers, we ALL know what you paid for this room, right? If you want a "Ritz" room, then be ready to pay a "Ritz" price. If you can't hang with the "average Joe" then YOU should work harder so you can book at a resort instead. The prices are great, the rooms ARE...

2Thank kjm1164

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarion Inn-Airport Hotel in Columbia, SC is centrally located to all major Interstates. This Columbia Airport Hotel is located just 4 miles from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Columbia's downtown historic and government district. We are within 4 miles of the University of South Carolina and the nationally recognized Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens. We offer spacious accommodations with wireless high-speed Internet access. Take advantage of our complimentary airport shuttle service, free local calls, free Continental breakfast, 24 hour coffee, and USA Today newspaper. Our hotel offers free on site parking, a laundry facility, and an exercise facility. Our Magnolia's Grill is open daily for breakfast and dinner. It offers authentic Southern cuisine. Magnolia's also offers room service. Our lounge is open nightly. Relax in our beautifully landscaped courtyard surrounding our pool. Our meeting facilities cater to groups of 10 to 250. We have complete event planning, audio visual capabilities and an outstanding catering and banquet service personnel to meet the needs of you and your guests. We offer 142 guest rooms, 12 suites, and special accommodations for the physically challenged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport

Address: 500 Chris Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
Region: United States > South Carolina > West Columbia
Price Range: £43 - £71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Inn Columbia-Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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“rooms facing the courtyard are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles MomofDrama, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 848margareta, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage to carry ask for an outside room so you can park and unload easily.”
 of 5 bubbles littletomato19, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Nothing good about it”
  • Gap
  • Mold above bathroom
  • Eww on the closet door
  • Nightstand  Yuck
  • Not LCD as advertised
  • Sheets that don't fit
  • Outlet that falls out when you plug things in
  • Mold
 of 5 bubbles SteveNJudy, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Check everything when you check in, coworkers noticed tv didn't work and no microwave. They moved them in 2 minutes to a better room.”
 of 5 bubbles 463kennyz, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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