Knights Inn

1803 Bush River Rd.Columbia29210USA
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About Knights Inn

Set in low-rise premises just off Interstate 20 in the north-western suburbs of South Carolina’s state capital city of Columbia, Knights Inn is a simple discount hotel boasting an outdoor swimming pool. Free guest perks include Wi-Fi throughout and truck parking.

Simply-furnished, air-conditioned rooms featuring en suite bathrooms and desks also include cable TVs, mini-fridges and microwaves. Accessible rooms are available too.

Conveniences at this pet-friendly property comprise a meeting room, 24-hour front desk and vending machines.

A complimentary continental breakfast is provided each day and places to eat located within one mile include seafood, fast food, Japanese, bar-grill and Italian restaurants.

Knights Inn is about 30 minutes’ drive from scenic Congaree National Park with its floodplain forests. Riverbanks Zoo & Garden is roughly five minutes’ drive away. Downtown is about ten minutes’ drive away for the University of South Carolina and the South Carolina State House.


1803 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC, 29210, USA
Telephone: +1(803)7720022 | Fax: +1(803)7720022 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Praise for free breakfast and customer care

Many visitors said they experienced Southern hospitality in the shape of good customer service provided by friendly, welcoming and helpful personnel. Animal lovers were pleased with the pet-friendly policy. Guests were often glad that a simple free continental breakfast was included.

Handy suburban location near shops and dining

Not only did this budget hotel in the outskirts of Columbia, South Carolina offer ample free parking, but also it was close to lots of eateries and shopping options plus a cinema and a bowling alley. The proximity of Interstate 20 helped drivers to easily reach local attractions, theme parks, military sites, universities, beauty spots, shopping centres and the airport.

Affordable rooms did the basics well

According to many reviewers, the simple rooms did the essentials well and were conveniently kitted out with mini-fridges and microwaves. Plenty of visitors mentioned that their rooms were more than satisfactorily clean and comfortable for a quick stay. Budget-minded travellers felt they got reasonable value for money thanks to the low-cost room rates.

Negative Reviews

Critics claimed hotel had some drawbacks

Several guests were disappointed by the limited choice of fresh food on offer as part of the free continental breakfast. There were also reports of unpleasant lingering smoky odours in certain rooms. It was occasionally claimed that some of the rooms were too small, particularly when fully occupied.

Cleanliness and maintenance issues

Maintenance problems like tired-looking decor, dated items of furniture and aging TVs were reported in some rooms. Insufficiently cleaned bathrooms and carpets also bothered some guests. Others called for pest control measures to be beefed up.

Free Wi-Fi came in for occasional criticism

The free Wi-Fi network appealed to many visitors. However, several critics were sometimes dissatisfied by a weak signal or poor speeds at times.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 728 reviews across the web
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6.1 out of 10 based on 728 reviews