3 star hotel
Area: University Of South Carolina
0.27 mi from Colonial Life Arena
Best Rooms: Rooms facing the front of the hotel have the preferred street view, on floors 8 - 9.
Best Rooms: Located in the middle of downtown Columbia, this hotel has great views all around, with rooms on floors 7 - 8 being the best choice. Even-numbered rooms in the *00 - *10 series (e.g. 700, 808) overlook the pool area, while rooms in the *24 - *36 series (e.g. 726, 834) look out to the landmark Captial Building. All odd-numbered rooms offer great panoramic views of downtown Columbus.
Best Rooms: All rooms have city views, except for rooms with balconies (which overlook the parking garage). Request a room on floors 9 and up for a better view.
3 star hotel
Area: Arsenal Hill
0.88 mi from Colonial Life Arena
Best Rooms: Rooms facing away from Huger St. on floors 3 - 4 offer a good view of Irwin Park.
2 star hotel
Area: Northwest Columbia
2.27 mi from Colonial Life Arena
Best Rooms: The hotel is surrounded by the parking lot, you won't find much in the way of views. However, rooms facing east may offer a better view.
Best Rooms: Located in one of the blocks next to Interstate 20, Quality Inn has no real views. However, rooms facing the pool may offer a better view.