(L to R) Jennifer Shy, director of sales, Chandler Roosevelt, director of catering, Bill Ellen, general manager
The Clarion Hotel Downtown has been serving the Columbia area for more than 50 years. The original hotel was built in 1958, and the Tower and Meeting Space were added in 1970. Mostly known during those years as the Town House Hotel, the property partnered with Choice Hotels in 1996 and became the Clarion Hotel Downtown. Many renovations and updates later, the hotel now has a new façade, new carpeting, new bedding, updated bathrooms and décor. Carolina’s, the restaurant at The Clarion Hotel Downtown, offers daily breakfast and lunch buffets that have had customers raving for years. The Sunday brunch is also a truly wonderful and delicious spread of Chef’s Specialties.
Over the years, the hotel has hosted many notable people and events and continues to do so more than ever. The location of the property, size of guest rooms, quality of the staff, excellent customer service and scrumptious food keep people coming back year after year. The hotel has been the recipient of the Gold Award for Excellence from Choice Hotels, offering concrete evidence of what their customers have known for years.
This full-service property employs a sales staff of five people with more than three decades of combined experience in the hospitality and meeting planning industry. The staff has all the knowledge and tools to make your next corporate meeting, seminar, wedding reception, birthday party or other function a smashing success. The Clarion Hotel Downtown can accommodate groups from five to 500 in any of the well-appointed meeting spaces and guest rooms. From start to finish, you are guided through the process of planning an event that will meet all your needs and fit your event budget.
The staff at the Clarion Hotel Downtown has been expecting you!