Welcome to the brand new BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia North East, your home away from home. the hotel is very convenient for the business and leisure travelers. There are several restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. We are just minutes from the Northeast and Blythewood Business Districts which include Fort Jackson, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CSC, Bose®, Aetna, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, and Verizon. Downtown Columbia is only seven miles away, which is less than 15 minutes away! In downtown Columbia, you can enjoy The Congaree Vista, Five Points, and the historic areas of Columbia, University of South Carolina, Benedict College and Allen University. The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is only 19 miles away. The Charlotte Douglas International Airport is 87 miles from the location. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia North East was designed with you in mind. The hotel offers an outdoor heated pool, state of the art fitness center, a full hot breakfast, 37-inch flat panel LCD high definition television, high-speed Internet, and complimentary Wi-Fi. All rooms have a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee pot. We are conveniently located to many shopping areas including Columbia Place Mall, Village of Sandhill Mall, Spring Valley, Richland Fashion Mall, and Forest Acres. While the business travelers can enjoy the relaxing environment, and close proximity to business districts in Columbia, the leisure travelers can also enjoy Sesquicentennial Park, Plex Indoor Sports, the West Columbia Riverwalk, Finlay Park in downtown Columbia, Riverbanks Zoo, Frankie's Fun Park, and the many attractions that the capital of South Carolina has to offer. the wonderful customer service representatives at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Columbia North East are exemplary, and will be glad to assist you in any way. Hotel will charge a $300 fee for smoking in a non-smoking room.