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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista

901 Washington Street , Columbia, South Carolina 29229

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

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Welcome to Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia - Downtown/The Vista/USC

Walk to lots of fine restaurants, shopping and art galleries in The Vista, the latest addition to the newly revived Main St. district in downtown Columbia, SC. Centrally located, our Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbia is within walking distance to all downtown Columbia has to offer.

For Leisure travelers, The Holiday Inn Columbia Express and Suites Downtown offers easy access to the University of South Carolina, Colonial Life Arena, Williams Brice Stadium, Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, Segra Park and the Columbia Convention Center. Boutique shopping, fine dining, and unique Columbia sights can be found just around the corner.

Business travelers will find our location convenient to meeting places and businesses in the downtown Columbia area. We are within walking distance of Aflac and Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina and most state office buildings. Our friendly staff and service culture make the Holiday Inn Express Columbia downtown your weekly choice for business travel in Columbia.

Stay in and get a good workout at our fitness center. Don’t forget our Free HOT breakfast and seasonal Outdoor Pool. If you like the edgy feel of staying downtown but want to keep the warmth of southern hospitality, the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Columbia Downtown is your place to stay.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Brand New hotel with all rooms have micro-fridge, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board with a king or 2 queen size rooms.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120DC
  • 120AC
  • 220AC
  • 220DC

Added Value

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Complimentary Express start breakfast enjoy cinanmon rolls, delicious cheese omlettes, mouth watering turkey sausage, fresh fruits and juices.
  • Full Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
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Business Services

  • 1 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Entertainment & Recreation

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Pool Open from: 28-May-2022 to 02-October-2022

Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

Treadmills, recumbent bike, elliptical, free weights, Resistance band, ball.

Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

901 Washington Street

Columbia, South Carolina 29229

United States


Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 21

  • Parking + -

    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 14 USD
    • On site parking 55 spaces, $14.00 per night per vehicle. Additional parking available in a garage across from hotel, and the charge is $14.00 per night per vehicle; which is paid at the hotel; there is in and out privileges.
  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 1

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Exercise Facility
    • Pool

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Closed Caption TVs
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Pet Walking Area On-site
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 5
    • Total Number of Rooms: 105
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 105

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  • Languages + -

    Languages Spoken by Staff

    • Spanish
    • Hindi
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Carte Blanche
    • Diners Club
    • Discover
    • JCB
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Visit University of South Carolina
    Fitness Center
    Express Start© Breakfast
    Visit University of South Carolina
    Make the most of your time during your stay. Visit University of South Carolina located 1 mile from our hotel.
    Take a dip in our outdoor swimming pool, which is open for your enjoyment from 9am to 9pm daily.
    Fitness Center
    Get your sweat on in our complimentary, fully equipped fitness center with elliptical, free weights, stationary bikes, and treadmill open from 6am-midnight.
    Express Start© Breakfast
    Kick start your day with our Express Start Breakfast, with grab ‘n’ go options and favorites such as eggs and bacon, hot pancakes, our signature cinnamon rolls and fresh coffee. Offered from 6:00am to 9:30am.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista

    • At Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista, self-parking is available for a daily rate of 14 USD.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista has an outdoor pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista has 105 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbia Downtown – The Vista.