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The Columbia NE Fort Jackson Area

Get a great night’s sleep in value-packed accommodations. With easy access to I-20 and I-77, our hotel suits travelers seeking a comfortable stopover, visitors to local events and businesses, and city explorers. Updated rooms are quiet and well-appointed with nice bed linens, an easy chair, desk, free Wi-Fi, microwave, and more. Pets are welcome. The well-maintained lobby and dining area are eye-pleasing and where you’ll choose from several free Bright Side Breakfast® options. A hotel is more than its building, and our staff is eager to help you get what you need, including tips for getting around and a satisfying dinner. Call for delivery, or select from many restaurants within a mile or less. Last-minute purchases are minutes away at the Columbia Place Mall.

Our hotel is five miles from Fort Jackson and seven miles northeast of downtown’s points of interest. Getting acquainted with the city reveals the industries and assets that make it curiously diverse. Learning and sports thrive at the University of South Carolina and Benedict College. There’s a strong healthcare community with the presence of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Palmetto Health’s hospitals, and Providence Hospital. Soldiers train at the Army’s Fort Jackson not far from markers for Civil War cannon ball strikes at the State House. Inside the base, golfers tee off at two championship courses. An artistic center downtown supports galleries and the Columbia Museum of Art, and natural beauty awaits along three riverbanks and at large area parks. 

Hotel Services and Amenities

Count on a great night’s sleep at our hotel in a clean and quiet room with a comfortable bed dressed in quality linens. Remodeled rooms also include an easy chair for viewing a new flat-panel TV, microwave and refrigerator, coffeemaker, and free Wi-Fi. Wherever the road takes you next, get a great start with a free Bright Side Breakfast, coffee and juice. The well-stocked buffet serves hot waffles and French toast, pastries, and bread. Or eat on the lighter side with fresh fruit, yogurt, hot and cold cereal, and boiled eggs. For business travelers there’s an in-room work station, copy/fax services at the 24-hour front desk, and lobby business center. Additional services include laundry facilities, a red carpet for pets, pool, and fitness center.

Local Attractions

South Carolina’s state capital hosts exciting college and other sports action, concerts, and other events. USC’s William Brice football stadium, the Colonial Life Arena, South Carolina’s State Fairgrounds, and the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center are all within a 20-minute or less drive from our hotel. On downtown’s wide avenues, see the historic blue granite State House with its many statues, or browse galleries and the art museum and savor southern cooking. Kids and adults enjoy the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden. EdVenture is an amazing hands-on experience where kids can climb through a giant-sized replica of a human and chase butterflies. Marvel at old-growth forest in the Congaree National Park or paddle a canoe at Sesquicentennial State Park.