Courtyard Columbia Downtown at USC

Events

Pre-Function Area

Meeting and Events

Refreshing event menus just right for you!

We offer a prime venue location, within walking distance of the University of South Carolina.
Utilize our large pre-function room as a registration area, or as a venue for a post-meeting lunch.
Enjoy full-service on-site catering with event menus designed to perfectly complement your meeting.
All of our meeting rooms feature high-speed Internet access and modern audiovisual facilities.
Plan an outdoor cocktail reception on the patio and enjoy the Columbia, SC weather.

Your Special Day

Take a deep breath as we help you plan for your special day. Leave the worry to us.

Queen/Queen Guest Room – Sleeping Area

Weddings and Occasions

Our modern, flexible banquet halls set the stage for a memorable event here in Columbia, SC.

We offer over 4,500 square feet of elegant venue space right in the heart of downtown Columbia.
The Capital Ballroom is our largest wedding hall, and can accommodate 250 for a seated banquet.
Plan your next Columbia, SC cocktail event in our stunning foyer, with its gorgeous poolside views.
Allow our banquet staff to assist you with every detail of your wedding, including catering.
Out-of-town guests can take advantage of our ample parking, comfortable rooms and great location.
Private dining room
Rewarding Travel from start to Finish
Earn up to 60,000 points per qualified event with Marriott Bonvoy Events. Elite members earn more with bonus points.

MANAGE YOUR EVENT WITH EASE

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Please note: all room sizes are approximate.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Capital Ballroom 57x84x12 4788 400 200 - 60 400 300
Richland Room 57x42x12 2394 200 100 - 40 200 150
Lexington Room 57x42x12 2394 200 100 - 40 200 150
Capital Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x84x12
Area (sq.ft)
4788
Theater
400
Schoolroom
200
Conference
-
U-Shape
60
Reception
400
Banquet
300
Richland Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x42x12
Area (sq.ft)
2394
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Lexington Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x42x12
Area (sq.ft)
2394
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Capital Ballroom 17.4x25.6x3.7 444.8 400 200 - 60 400 300
Richland Room 17.4x12.8x3.7 222.4 200 100 - 40 200 150
Lexington Room 17.4x12.8x3.7 222.4 200 100 - 40 200 150
Capital Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x25.6x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
444.8
Theater
400
Schoolroom
200
Conference
-
U-Shape
60
Reception
400
Banquet
300
Richland Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x12.8x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
222.4
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Lexington Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x12.8x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
222.4
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Message Service
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
  • Meeting space capacities and configurations follow social distancing guidelines
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Capital Ballroom 57x84x12 4788 400 200 - 60 400 300
Richland Room 57x42x12 2394 200 100 - 40 200 150
Lexington Room 57x42x12 2394 200 100 - 40 200 150
Capital Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x84x12
Area (sq.ft)
4788
Theater
400
Schoolroom
200
Conference
-
U-Shape
60
Reception
400
Banquet
300
Richland Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x42x12
Area (sq.ft)
2394
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Lexington Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
57x42x12
Area (sq.ft)
2394
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Capital Ballroom 17.4x25.6x3.7 444.8 400 200 - 60 400 300
Richland Room 17.4x12.8x3.7 222.4 200 100 - 40 200 150
Lexington Room 17.4x12.8x3.7 222.4 200 100 - 40 200 150
Capital Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x25.6x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
444.8
Theater
400
Schoolroom
200
Conference
-
U-Shape
60
Reception
400
Banquet
300
Richland Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x12.8x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
222.4
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Lexington Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17.4x12.8x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
222.4
Theater
200
Schoolroom
100
Conference
-
U-Shape
40
Reception
200
Banquet
150
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Message Service
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
  • Meeting space capacities and configurations follow social distancing guidelines
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards