Things To Do
Hilton Columbia Center is centrally located in the heart of Columbia's financial, entertainment, dining and historic districts, the Congaree Vista. Within walking distance of the hotel are many of the most popular Columbia, SC attractions, including the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State Museum, Edventure Children's Museum and Columbia's Riverfront Park. Our University of South Carolina hotel makes for a perfect location when attending graduations, football or basketball games, or simply visiting the campus.
On-site, we offer a saltwater pool to relax by on your visit. Take a short drive to area golf courses or up to Lake Murray for a variety of water sports, outdoor activities, and other exciting things to do. After a day on the town, come back and relax in the spacious hotel rooms at the Hilton Columbia Center, with scenic views of downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
If you're in town for business the hotel is adjacent to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. With our location in downtown Columbia, we are also walking distance to the State Capitol. Take a short walk from our hotel in downtown Columbia, SC to nearby local businesses and corporations. Take a look at our hotel deals to complete your stay with us.
While you're in Town
Entertainment & Attractions
The University of South Carolina, Columbia Art Museum and EdVenture are all walking distance away.View
Fitness & Recreation
Swim in our saltwater pool or play a round of golf at nearby golf courses.View
Local Businesses & Corporations
Visit the State Capitol or local businesses located within downtown Columbia.View
In and Around Town
University of South Carolina
Catch a USC Gamecocks football game or take a tour of the University of South Carolina campus.
Attend a convention or event at the adjacent Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
Watch a concert or attend a sporting event at the Carolina Coliseum only blocks away.
Congaree Vista District
We're located in the vibrant Congaree Vista District featuring world class dining and culture.
SC State House
Visit the South Carolina State Capitol at the State House located in the heart of downtown Columbia.
A popular attraction for tourists and locals alike is the magnificient Governor's Mansion.
Columbia Museum of Art
Experience world renowned artists and exhibits at the Columbia Museum of Art.
Take the whole family to the EdVenture Children's Museum for the day.
Adluh Flour Mill
Visit the only operating flour mill in South Carolina at the Adluh Flour Mill in the Vista.
Columbia is home to many historic mansions including the Hampton-Preston Mansion.
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
Spend a day at the world-famous Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Gardens with the whole family.
Catch a movie at South Carolina's non-profit Nickelodeon Theater in downtown Columbia.