Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Columbia, MO
817 North Keene Street
Columbia , MO 65201
With a university and two colleges nearby, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Columbia, MO is ideal for guests looking for games, art exhibits and concerts on campus. Our hotel off I-70 is within five miles of Mizzou, Stephens College, Columbia College, University Hospital and a number of medical centers. We are also close to downtown Columbia’s The District—home to shops, restaurants and music venues. To ensure you have all the energy needed to experience this college town properly, our hotel provides a free hot breakfast. You can also work out in the fitness center or soak in the whirlpool tub. At night, recharge in rooms featuring home comforts like free Internet and TVs with HBO.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Breeze through check-in so you can indulge in a relaxing swim in the heated indoor pool and a soothing soak in the hot tub. Later, you can stop by the lobby for free coffee and cookies while you read a book from the hotel’s Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
After an evening out, return for a good night’s rest inside one of our spacious rooms and suites, each equipped with comfortable beds and reading chairs. A television with HBO or complimentary DVD player use provide options for watching movies. Amenities include:
Families appreciate our One-bedroom Suites, which offer either a king bed or two queen beds, plus a separate living area with a sleeper sofa for added privacy.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Get an early start with the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast featuring everything from Belgian waffles and biscuits with sausage gravy to fresh fruit and cereals. A variety of nearby restaurants, like Bob Evans and Chili’s, serve lunch and dinner.
Things to Do in Columbia
Stay within five minutes of downtown Columbia, MO, a hub for arts and culture. You can explore the shops, galleries, restaurants and bars in The District, spanning 50 blocks. Don’t miss these additional attractions:
University of Missouri – Visit this school just four miles away to attend a sporting event at Memorial Stadium or a concert at Mizzou Arena. If you love art, take time to explore the thousands of works spread throughout five galleries at the Museum of Art and Archaeology.
Shelter Insurance Gardens – Travel just 10 minutes to admire flower, tree and shrub varieties at this attraction, which hosts live music and features a waterfall, a rock garden and a Vietnam veterans’ memorial. Be sure to explore the replica 19th-century, one-room school house.
Finger Lakes State Park – Pack a picnic and head to this park, located about 15 minutes from the hotel, where you can hike, admire waterfalls, fish and swim. You can also rent a kayak, or if you brought your mountain bike, you can hit the trails.
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Groups & Meetings
Ideal for business conferences or family gatherings, the meeting room at the Country Inn & Suites offers space for up to 40 guests depending on setup. Access to free Internet, a DVD player and other audiovisual aids help to make your presentation effective and engaging. Catering recommendations are also available.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Hotel’s Location Is near Mizzou and Private Colleges
Easily accessible from I-70, the Country Inn & Suites, Columbia, MO puts you within five miles of central Missouri’s best-known colleges, convenient for college tours, alumni functions and sports events. After a day of fun on the campus of Mizzou, Columbia College or Stephens College, make yourself at home in a relaxing hotel room or suite, equipped with convenient amenities, such as free high-speed Internet access and an indoor pool.
University of Missouri
Our hotel is located minutes from Mizzou (the University of Missouri), the state’s largest university with more than 35,000 students and 300 available degree programs. Founded in 1839, the campus features impressive Neo-Gothic buildings, a historic Quad with Thomas Jefferson’s tombstone, and grounds maintained as a botanical garden. Alumni love being near campus when they come to town to cheer on the Mizzou Tigers at Faurot Field or the Mizzou Arena.
In town to see the Cougars play? We put you near Columbia College, a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)-affiliated institution with extended online and evening programs. The school was named a “Best Midwestern College” by the Princeton Review and has established several extended campuses around the country.
Located just two miles from the Country Inn & Suites, Stephens College is situated on a beautiful 86-acre campus, featuring historic construction. An all-women’s liberal arts college, Stephens was founded in 1833 and offers degrees in the fields of health science, equestrian studies, fashion, theatre and more.