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New Hampton Inn opens in Columbia

New Hampton Inn opens in Columbia

Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, announced the official opening of its newest property, the 124-room Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/South located at 7045 Minstrel Way. 

“Hampton combines quality, innovation, comfort and plenty of value-added extras, making it the brand of choice in the marketplace today,” said Cory Cartwright, general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/South. “Quality accommodations and amenities combined with proactive, friendly service from our team members - all backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee - make us highly competitive in the Columbia area.” 

The hotel is owned by OTO Rock, LLC and operated by OTO Development, LLC. It is the second Hampton property in Columbia, ahead of four more Hampton hotels slated to be opened in Maryland and more than 250 Hampton properties in the pipeline in the U.S. 

Located just south of Baltimore, north of Washington D.C., and only 15 miles from Baltimore Washington International Airport, the Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/South is nearby popular attractions such as Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium, Maryland Zoo, the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium of Baltimore. The hotel is also close to major business parks including Columbia Gateway and Columbia Business Park for those traveling for business. Leisure travelers can also enjoy entertainment nearby at The Mall in Columbia, Arundel Mills Mall and the Merriweather Post Pavilion. 

The hotel features amenities such as a free, hot breakfast, business center, modern fitness center, an indoor pool and 624 sq. ft. of meeting space. All guestrooms are equipped with the Clean and Fresh Hampton bedTM, free high-speed internet access, lap desk and HDTV. All suites additionally offer sofabed, microwave and refrigerator. 


The new Hampton Inn & Suites Columbia/South will host a grand opening celebration on December 5, 2012, which is open to the media and the community. 

Hampton Hotels is distinguished by its unique culture of hospitality - called “Hamptonality.”  This term describes each hotel’s approach to friendly customer service, anticipating guests’ needs and providing travelers with helpful suggestions about area attractions, historical facts and fun things do around town.  Additionally, hotels are infused with local photography and art work, highlighting each property’s connection and support to its own community.