Introducing the newest addition to the Palmetto State Capital, the Holiday Inn & Suites West Columbia - Airport, South Carolina! Columbia’s first eco-friendly non-smoking hotel designed for LEED certification. We are conveniently located off I-26 at Exit 110, Two miles from I-20 and just minutes from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
Our 122 Eco-friendly rooms feature free wired and wireless Internet access, 32” Flat Panel HDTV and ample work space. We offer 5,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, swimming pool, business and fitness center. Take time to refill at the Sporting News Grill, Columbia’s newest high-energy sports bar.
Tuesday, August 11, 2012 (Columbia, SC) -- The Holiday Inn & Suites Columbia-Airport announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Gold certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
“This is the crowning moment in what has been an amazing journey. Our vision started with a hotel in the Columbia, SC market and it grew to the vision of constructing South Carolina’s 1st Eco-friendly Green Hotel. The project has taken on a life of its own and is performing even better than I expected. I am more convinced than ever that sustainability and responsible green operation is the future of smart business,” says Hema Patel, Owner of Courtesy Management Inc.
The Eco-friendly Holiday Inn Columbia-Airport achieved LEED certification for energy use, lighting, water and material use as well as incorporating a variety of other sustainable strategies. By using less energy and water, LEED certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.