Experience Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson

7431 Nates Road, Columbia, SC 29223 | 937-328-1465

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Welcome to Red Roof Columbia East

Red Roof Inn Columbia East - Ft Jackson is one of the best 100% smoke-free, budget hotels in Columbia, South Carolina located between I-20 and I-77 near the fort Jackson Army Base.

We are close to downtown Columbia, the University of South Carolina, Webstar University - Columbia, Benedict College, Finlay Park, Sesquicentennial State Park, the Columbia Museum of Art, Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, the Carolina Coliseum and the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE). We offer our guests free Verified Wi-Fi, an expanded cable package and free coffee in the lobby.

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Sleep Easy

The 100% non-smoking, newly renovated Red Roof Inn Columbia East offers newly painted rooms, new floors, chairs, flat-screen TVs and light fixtures. Charge your smart devices with our conveniently placed outlets. 

Experience our complimentary coffeehouse-style coffee and tea before heading to visit University of South Carolina, the State Fairgrounds, or Fort Jackson Army Base.

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Family Fun

Are you looking for something fun to do with your entire family? Head to Chuck E. Cheese’s for a day filled with fun and excitement! Play games, eat pizza and or celebrate someone's birthday, only 11 miles away!

Are you interested in seeing a great movie? Take your family to the Nickelodeon Theatre, just 8.6 miles away! Get a chance to see all of your favorite wild animals at the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden (10 mi)! See over 2,000 fantastic animals like giraffes, zebras, koalas and much more!  

Are you and your family eager to explore your adventurous side? Sesquicentennial State Park (4.3 mi), Finlay Park (8 mi), Saluda Shoals Park (16 mi), and Congaree National Park (25.8 mi) are all nearby.

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Museums and Galleries

Our location is close to a variety of great museums and galleries for you and your family to explore! Visit the Columbia Museum of Art (7.7 mi) and see Modern and Contemporary, Asian, European, and other collections. Then head over to the South Carolina State Museum (9.6 mi) and view the exhibits, planetarium, observatory, and 4D Theater.

Spend the day at the McKissick Museum (9.0 mi) and learn about Southern life! Experience the great artists that are happening around the city! Check out the Tapp’s Arts Center (8.7 mi), City Art (9.3 mi) and the Village Artists (6.8 mi). Take a tour of the South Carolina State House! Explore the stained glass windows, House and Senate portraits, and the Joint Legislative Conference room. Outside the State House you'll see The Dome, The Gressette Building, The Blatt Building and more! Only 9 miles away.

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Live Entertainment

Red Roof Inn Columbia East Ft Jackson is close to a variety of great live events happening throughout the year! Head to Koger Center (9.5 mi) or see concerts and other special events at the Colonial Life Arena, home of Gamecock basketball. See live performances and other entertainment!

Head downtown to see Columbia's newest Minor League Baseball team, the Columbia Fireflies, play at Spirit Communications Park (9 mi)! Are you attending a conference or event at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center? We are only 9 miles away!

Downtown Columbia

Visit Columbia: Watch this inspiring video and learn all the things that there are to do in Columbia, SC. Downtown is just 8 miles away from our property – BOOK NOW.

The New Southern Hot Spot

Visit Columbia: Watch for yourself why Columbia is the new Southern hot spot! Book with us!

The University of South Carolina

The Gamecocks' "there's no place like home" video shows their fans, their players, their alumni's pride in the school. Baseball season is here! Book your stay now--just 15 miles away.


Colleges and Universities

When visiting Campus or a loved one, save time on the commute and stay with us. Save 15% on two or more nights, 10% on 1 night, Sunday through Thursday when visiting Webster University – Columbia (2.6 mi), University of South Carolina (7.7 mi), and Benedict College (6.5 mi). Book your reservation today.


Close to the Airport

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is only 13.7 miles away from us. Book your stay with us today!


Nearby Healthcare

Red Roof Inn Columbia East Ft Jackson is conveniently located near several hospitals! Stay with us and be close to Prisma Health Children's Hospital (7.9 mi), Dorns Veterans Hospital (7.92 mi) and Prisma Health Richland Hospital (8 mi)!


Close to Base

Fort Jackson Army Base is less than 5 miles away. Visiting someone graduating from basic training? We’re the perfect place to rest your head at night. Whether traveling on leisure, as a government contractor, on official business or as military friends and family, click here for more information on our military discount.


The Jewel of SC

Stay with Red Roof and come see Lake Murray, referred to as the “The Jewel of South Carolina.” Lake Murray is just 21.9 miles away from our property. Fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, and more – come enjoy it all on the calm water of Lake Murray.


Grab a Bite to Eat

Enjoy a hot meal at Lizard's Thicket (adjacent), Hooters (across the road), Waffle House (0.2 mi), Applebee's, Chili's, IHOP, Outback Steakhouse (0.5 mi) and a Texas Roadhouse (1 mi). Grab a bite to eat and enjoy your stay. Book Now.

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Shop 'Til You Drop

Columbia Place Mall – only 1 mile away from us! Save and stay with us so that you have more to spend on your shopping spree. There are dozens of stores and tons of dining options at Columbia Place. Come spend a day shopping.

Fast. Free. Verified.

We've been audited, verified and qualified for certification! Verified Wi-Fi means Red Roof now offers speeds that will allow you to stream your favorite movies, video games and music when staying at our Red Roof property. Explore this site to experience FAST + FREE activities nearby, and let Red Roof Columbia East be your companion.

Pet-Friendly Hotel in Columbia

Did you know that at Red Roof Inn Columbia East – Ft Jackson we are pet friendly? AND pets stay free. Next time bring your four legged friend along!

Barbecue Joints

Visiting Columbia, South Carolina? You have to grab some delicious southern food. Pulled pork, fried chicken, hash and rice, macaroni and cheese - the list goes on! Here’s several barbecue restaurants to check out. Don't forget to book with Red Roof!

"Serena was very helpful in helping me getting a room. It was nice and affordable. Very clean. Loved it! Thank you so much. I really liked the hot shower, it felt very relaxing. The towels and bathroom were perfect and met all my needs. Thank you Red Roof Inn!"

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