The Convention Center is right in the middle of Columbia’s bustling downtown. With over 2,000 hotel rooms within one mile and plenty of restaurants within four blocks, getting your fill of our city is easy. After your meeting wraps, dig into some traditional Southern barbecue, or cozy up to the bar with a cocktail – no matter your style, we’ve got you covered. Check out the hotels and restaurants nearby below.

For assistance blocking rooms for your group, contact Experience Columbia SC.

For a complete list of Columbia restaurants, visit ExperienceColumbiaSC.com.

1. Hilton Columbia Center Hotel

924 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-744-7800

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2. Hampton Inn by Hilton Downtown Historic District

822 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-231-2000

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3. Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista

819 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-978-2013

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4. Aloft Columbia Downtown

823 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-445-1900

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5. Holiday Inn Express

919 Washington Street Columbia, SC 29201

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6. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista

511 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-978-2333

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7. Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

630 Assembly Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-799-7800

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8. Holiday Inn Columbia - Downtown

1233 Washington Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-205-4950

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9. Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

1400 Main Steeet Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-988-1400

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10. Columbia Marriott

1200 Hampton Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-771-7000

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11. Hotel Trundle

1224 Taylor Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-722-5000

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12. Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbia Downtown

501 Taylor Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-744-4000

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13. Graduate Columbia

1619 Pendleton Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-779-7779

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14. Hilton Garden Inn / Home 2 Suites

1203 Pickens Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-227-3400 or 803-227-3410

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1. Hilton Columbia Center Hotel

222 rooms

The Hilton Columbia Center is conveniently located across the street from the Convention Center. The hotel features meeting rooms, room service, an outdoor saltwater pool, and  a Ruth's Chris Steak House Restaurant.

924 Senate Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-744-7800

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2. Hampton Inn by Hilton Downtown Historic District

122 rooms

The Hampton Inn is down the street from the Convention Center in the heart of the Vista. The hotel features an outdoor saltwater pool and complimentary breakfast or on-the-run breakfast bags.

822 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-231-2000

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3. Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista

130 rooms

The Hyatt Place Hotel is located in the heart of the Vista just minutes from the Columbia Convention Center. The hotel offers free breakfast, a 24/7 market, flexible meeting space, and a coffee to cocktails bar for guests.

819 Gervais Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-978-2013

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4. Aloft Columbia Downtown

107 rooms

Located in the Vista, the stylish Aloft Columbia Downtown is conveniently near the shops, dining, and nightlife in the area. The Aloft is a pet-friendly hotel that has a funky bar and lounge, a fitness center and meeting spaces.

823 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-445-1900

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5. Holiday Inn Express

105 rooms

Coming soon to the corner of Washington and Lincoln Streets!

919 Washington Street Columbia, SC 29201

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6. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista

132 rooms

Located on the West end of the Vista, SpringHill Suites is a brief walk to the shops and restaurants in the area. The hotel offers a meeting space, fitness center, indoor pool, full service bar, and free onsite parking.

511 Lady Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-978-2333

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7. Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC

189 rooms

The Courtyard Marriott is located on the USC campus, near the Colonial Life Arena and down the road from Williams Brice Stadium. Within walking distance to the Convention Center, the UofSC campus and the Colonial Life Arena, the Courtyard by Marriott at USC offers onsite Bistro dining, laundry facilities, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center.

630 Assembly Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-799-7800

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8. Holiday Inn Columbia - Downtown

90 rooms

Centrally located in the revitalized Main Street district, this property mixes in modern and vintage styles for a unique stay with city views. 

1233 Washington Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-205-4950

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9. Sheraton Columbia Downtown Hotel

134 rooms

The Sheraton is nestled along Main Street in the heart of downtown within walking distance to a number of shops, museums, and restaurants, and a five minute drive to the Convention Center. The Sheraton features a Starbucks coffee shop in its basement and a rooftop bar that overlooks the city.

1400 Main Steeet Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-988-1400

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10. Columbia Marriott

300 rooms

Located in the heart of downtown Columbia, this 300 room hotel is near local shops, a variety of restaurants, and the State House. The hotel features a spacious lobby and on-site restaurant as well as versatile meeting spaces.

1200 Hampton Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-771-7000

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11. Hotel Trundle

41 rooms

Nestled in the heart of the Main Street District you'll find boutique hotel, Hotel Trundle. It's an urban retreat that mixes a historic foundation with bright colors & creative designs that reflect Columbia's vibrant culture. Around every corner, and in every detail, you'll find local art, furnishings and sentiment. Take in a complimentary local beer at check in, sit back and relax, and let your meeting feel more like a vacation.

1224 Taylor Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-722-5000

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12. Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbia Downtown

83 rooms

Coming soon!

501 Taylor Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-744-4000

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13. Graduate Columbia

166 rooms

Graduate Columbia is located just steps from the historic Horseshoe on campus. Located in a restored, turn-of-the-century home, this hotel features eclectic décor centered around Columbia's local flare, 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and a lobby-level café and bar. 

1619 Pendleton Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-779-7779

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14. Hilton Garden Inn / Home 2 Suites

223 rooms

The dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Columbia Downtown and Home2 Suites by Hilton Columbia Downtown is close to the Main Street, Vista and Five Points districts, perfect for entertaining your group.

1203 Pickens Street Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-227-3400 or 803-227-3410