This was the headquarters for the recent Columbia marathon. It was perfect, since we could pick up the race packets in the lobby, and we were only 4-5 blocks from the start/finish line. The rooms were a bit old, but things were clean, and they were kind enough to give us a late checkout so there would be time for a shower.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Carolina University Inn located in the heart of Downtown Columbia. Travelers of all needs can take advantage of our one of a kind property located in the business, financial, and entertainment district of downtown Columbia. Unique local restaurants, boutique shopping, and exciting night life are all located within a one mile radius. The brand new USC Law School opening in Fall of 2017 is just across the street from the hotel's front door and a short walk from where you can discover everything the University of South Carolina campus has to offer. We take great pride in our Gamecocks here in Columbia. Williams Brice Stadium is a short 2.9 mile drive where you will experience college football here in Gamecock Country! Breathtaking views of the South Carolina State House are blocks away on Gervais Street. The South Carolina State Museum and Museum of Art are conveniently located downtown offering a taste of our local culture. Take the family on a delightful educational adventure to the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden or the Edventure Children's Museum, both located within 5 miles of the hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Clarion Hotel Columbia
- Clarion Columbia
- Columbia Clarion