Downtown Columbia, South Carolina

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Things to do in Columbia, South Carolina

Main Street of old Downtown Columbia speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Columbia the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Columbia has a great collection of barber shops to choose from if you want to take a little off the top, get a clean shave or to trim your moustache or beard. Take a moment to consider buying some styling gel, beard oil or wax and always tip well.

Downtown Columbia makes shopping for wine and other spirits easy by bringing an incredible collection sourced from local, regional well-known producers from around the World. Hit the wine tasting events and stock up on your favorite choice to be shipped home for your convenience.

Downtown Columbia can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Downtown Columbia is a great place to rent a bike and take it for a ride around downtown. There are many bike shops that sell bike and accessories as well as provide service and tuning on your ride. Don't forget your helmet and other protective gear such as reflective gear, headlight and horn.

Why do you love downtown?

Shawna Moore
I like the old school charm and love supporting the local merchants!

Deborah Berg
It's beautiful.

Stephanie Seavers
Close to work but also love all the small business owners, friendliness and just how supporting our local area makes me feel!

Kimberly Turner
Shopping is fun and food is fantastic!

Tammy Grubbs
First time visitors

Restaurants in Columbia, South Carolina

Alley Cafe

911 Lacy St
Downtown Columbia

300 At Canal & Senate

300 Senate St
Downtown Columbia


2207 Two Notch Road
Downtown Columbia

A N H K Life International Vegan Cafe

6164 Saint Andrews Road
Downtown Columbia


10102 Two Notch Road
Downtown Columbia

Alamir 3 Restaurant

7001 Saint Andrews Road
Downtown Columbia

7 Grill & Bar

111 Sparkleberry Crossing
Downtown Columbia

Basil Thai Cuisine

702 Cross Hill Road
Downtown Columbia

Atlanta Bread CO

1307 Main St
Downtown Columbia

Angel Food

1529 Assembly St
Downtown Columbia

Bert's Southern Cooking

6920 North Main St
Downtown Columbia


4561 Hard Scrabble Road # B
Downtown Columbia

A Taste Of Home

333 White Gables Drive
Downtown Columbia


2930 Devine St # B
Downtown Columbia


2742 North Lake Drive
Downtown Columbia

Beyond The Rest

1400 Saint Andrews Road
Downtown Columbia

Bert's Grill & Diner

6920 North Main St
Downtown Columbia

Artman John

1007 Bower Parkway
Downtown Columbia

Anthony's Old Fashion Burgers

1425 Sumter St
Downtown Columbia

Arabesque Restaurant

2930 Devine St
Downtown Columbia

Downtown Columbia Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Columbia can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Not all online booking systems are fully integrated with hotel reservations systems so there is a chance that smaller hotels are hand entering your stay from a fax machine which leaves room for errors. Book directly with hotel to avoid any problems and ask for a price match if you find a better price online.

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Days Inn Columbia
133 Plumbers Rd

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
7700 Two Notch Rd

Columbia Marriott
1200 Hampton St

Affordable Suites Deluxe
150 Stoneridge Dr

Travelodge Columbia West
2210 Bush River Road

Sleep Inn Near Ft Jackson
200 E Exchange Blvd

Motel 6 Columbia West
1776 Burning Tree Dr


Econo Lodge Fort Jackson
4488 Fort Jackson Blvd

Home Towne Suites Columbia
350 Columbiana Drive

Quality Inn Harbison Area
499 Piney Grove Rd

Clarion Hotel Downtown
1615 Gervais St

Comfort Suites Columbia
1540 Daulton Drive

The Whitney Hotel
700 Woodrow St

Wingate by Wyndham - Columbia Harbison
217 Lanneau Court Harbison Blvd


Days Inn Columbia
1144 Bush River Rd

Comfort Inn Columbia
911 Bush River Rd

Quality Inn
1335 Garner Ln

Fort Jackson Inn
240 E Exchange Blvd

Quality Inn And Suites
7251 Garners Ferry Rd