Enjoy a complimentary, hot, breakfast buffet served every day in the fireside lounge. Monday through Thursday, you can toast to a fun evening ahead at free evening receptions with beer and wine. Let off steam any time at the 24-hour fitness center. Of course, the indoor, heated pool suits all seasons, and the hotels pet-friendly policy is a major plus. Conveniently located off I-126, the hotel puts guests near the center of things, with easy access to points beyond. Attractions within a five-minute ride range from the University of South Carolina, Benedict College and Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to the South Carolina State House, trendy Vista district and EdVenture Childrens Museum. Columbia Metropolitan Airport is 10 miles. Thrilled with the "great" free breakfast and "mod" decor, guests get everything they bargained for at downtowns new, pet-friendly Staybridge Suites Columbia.