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Experience Columbus from a Quiet Location near I-185

Stay near I-185 at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Columbus, GA for comfortable accommodations close to Columbus State University (CSU) and Fort Benning. Your family can enjoy a hearty breakfast of waffles, omelets and sausage without leaving the hotel, thanks to our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. If you’re visiting family at the university or military base, take advantage of our free high-speed Internet access to post pictures of your family outing. If your soldier or student is staying with you off campus, book one of our roomy suites.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

Beat the hot Georgia sunshine with a refreshing dive into our sparkling outdoor pool. On the way back to your room, snag a complimentary cookie in the lobby. When you’re ready to depart, our free shuttle can take you to the airport. Our amenities and services include:

  • Complimentary, Hot Be Our Guest Breakfast
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Fitness Center, Available 24 Hours
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free Parking

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Our Rooms & Suites

Stock the fridge with cold drinks and pop fresh, buttery popcorn in the microwave to make it an HBO movie night in your room or suite. In the morning, brew yourself a fragrant cup of complimentary coffee and leaf through the free weekday newspaper in your room. Our room amenities include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • 32” Flat-Screen LCD TV with Cable and HBO
  • In-Room Coffeemaker with Complimentary Coffee
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Free Weekday Newspaper

Enjoy the extra privacy of a spacious King Suite. You’ll receive all the standard amenities plus extras like:

  • King Bed
  • Separate Living Area
  • Sleeper Sofa

Where to Eat While You’re Here

At our complimentary Be Our Guest Breakfast, pair your biscuits and gravy with bacon or sausage. If you prefer lighter fare, select a Danish, fruit or cup of yogurt before settling back with coffee or juice. We’re glad to provide directions to nearby restaurants like Red Lobster, Cracker Barrel and Olive Garden, where you can enjoy lunch or dinner.

Things to Do in Columbus

Raft down the rapids of the Chattahoochee River, bike the 15 miles of the Columbus Riverwalk or visit the Coca-Cola Space Science Center. Our location near I-185 lets you easily browse for bargains at Peachtree Mall by day, and then attend a performance at the Springer Opera House at night. Columbus is full of attractions like:

Columbus State University – Drive seven minutes south of the hotel to Columbus State University, or visit the Riverpark Campus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Cheer for the Cougars at a sporting event or take a campus tour.

National Infantry Museum – Experience one of the world’s largest collections of military artifacts, located at Ft. Benning, about 14 miles south of our hotel. You can see more than 70,000 items showcasing more than 240 years of military history.

Coca-Cola Space Science Center – With a planetarium, simulated space missions and hands-on exhibits, there’s something for the whole family at this educational center just a 15-minute drive southeast of our hotel.

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Groups & Meetings

Situated off I-185 and only four and a half miles from Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG), our hotel provides a convenient location for your event or reception of up to 35 guests. Our free shuttle makes access from the airport even easier, and our location puts your guests conveniently near shopping and restaurants. Meeting amenities include free high-speed Internet access and audiovisual equipment.

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Please note: This hotel does not permit pets.