Holidays in Lake Murray Country: Where to Stay and Celebrate

December 7, 2018

Whether you’re visiting family in Lake Murray Country or need recommendations for guests who are traveling during the holiday season, there are plenty of hospitality options in the area. The region offers a diverse range, from swanky downtown Columbus hotel brands to quaint Bed and Breakfast spots. Each option offers something unique for the holidays and we’ve got our favorite picks below.

Whether you need a recommendation for guests or you're traveling to Lake Murray Country, here is where to stay during the holiday season.

Holidays in Lake Murray Country: Where To Stay

Aloft Harbison

The¬†Aloft Harbison offers a swanky touch and modern touches to keep visitors comfortable. You can sip a drink, enjoy fast & free WiFi, or pick up a game of pool during your stay. The hotel even has day-to-night lighting and music to switch up the vibe. Their backyard area offers fireside outdoor seating that’s the perfect cozy spot for an evening drink.

You’re minutes away from Lake Murray, Riverbanks Zoo and downtown Columbia. Pets are welcome and rooms are spacious for large families. It’s trendy meets southern at it’s finest.

Aloft Harbison, Holidays in Lake Murray Country

Hilton Columbia Center

The newly renovated Hilton Columbia Center is ready for the holiday season with beautiful decor in the lobby for guests to enjoy. It’s located in the Vista and it’s within walking distance of Columbia’s most popular family attractions.

While they offer complimentary wi-fi and a 24 hour fitness center, it’s great that they have a Ruth Chris Steak House and Bar. They are now accepting reservations for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve dinner.

Wingate Lexington

Enjoy the historic holiday charm of downtown Lexington when you stay at the Wingate Lexington. It’s within walking distance of restaurants and antique shopping. They offer executive suites, a free continental breakfast and evening cocktails. Check out the Christmas events happening at the Lexington County Museum during your stay.

The Newberry Manor

Built in 1895, the Newberry Manor is a premiere bed and breakfast located in the heart of Newberry, South Carolina. They offer luxury accommodations and holiday touches throughout the manor. The grand rooms are each decorated with personal touches and offer claw foot tubs. Guests love their southern style breakfast or relaxing on the wrap-around front porch.

It’s perfect for a romantic holiday getaway and the manor is conveniently located to the Newberry Opera House, where you can catch an evening seasonal performance. Downtown Newberry also offers an array of unique dining options.

The Newberry Manor, Holidays in Lake Murray Country

Aloft Downtown Columbia

The newest hip hotel to join the lineup of downtown hospitality includes the Aloft Downtown Columbia, which is located in the¬†always-buzzing Congaree Vista. They offer all of the great amenities that the Aloft hotels are known for: free Wi-fi, their signature bed, Bliss spa products and their XYZ Bar. It’s the perfect location if you want to be in the heart of the city, where all of the action is.

The Wavering Place

Known as an award-winnning event venue, Wavering Place also offers a quaint Bed and Breakfast suite. It has the modern conveniences guests love alongside the natural beauty the property is known for. Experiencing a night in the “Casa Cucina” and enjoying their European continental breakfast will leave you feeling refreshed. It’s the perfect holiday escape if you’re looking for peace and tranquility.

The Wavering Place, Holidays in Lake Murray Country