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What's Columbia like?

People go to Columbia to see famous monuments such as South Carolina State House, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. Enjoy the city's live music scene and shops. Plan a fun excursion to Colonial Life Arena and Williams Brice Stadium. Fort Jackson and Township Auditorium are other popular sights to see.

Where are the best places to stay in Columbia?

We have 135 Columbia accommodations with prices starting at USD 42. Choose one of our 166 deals and get discounts of up to 30%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Columbia and the surrounding area:

  • • 7 4-star accommodations from USD 118 per night
  • • 74 3-star accommodations from USD 60 per night
  • • 34 2-star accommodations from USD 46 per night

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Columbia:

Hotel Trundle

Art Deco hotel within easy reach of South Carolina State House
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Bar • Walkable location

Staybridge Suites Columbia

3-star hotel with indoor pool, near South Carolina State House
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Central location

Hilton Garden Inn Columbia NE

Columbia suburban guestrooms with comfy beds
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness center • Central location

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia Killian Road

2.5-star Columbia hotel with outdoor pool
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Central location

Hilton Garden Inn Harbison

3-star Columbia hotel with indoor pool
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa tub • Close to shopping

How to Get to Columbia

What is the closest airport to Columbia?

  • • Columbia, SC (CAE-Columbia Metropolitan), 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from central Columbia

Things to See and Do in Columbia

What is there to see in Columbia?

  • • South Carolina State House
  • • Colonial Life Arena
  • • University of South Carolina
  • • Fort Jackson
  • • Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

What is there to do in Columbia?

  • • Township Auditorium
  • • Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
  • • EdVenture Children's Museum
  • • South Carolina State Museum
  • • South Carolina State Fairgrounds

Other Popular Columbia Attractions

  • • Williams Brice Stadium
  • • Columbia Place Mall
  • • Hilton Field
  • • Frankie's Fun Park
  • • Columbia Museum of Art

When is the best time to visit Columbia?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 92°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, March (average 37°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, August, June, and September (average 4.77 inches of rainfall)