Dropping your kid off at Allen University? Hotels-Rates will guide you to the best hotel in Columbia, SC. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on amenities, convenience to neighboring locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 39 hotels in Columbia within 5 miles of Allen University, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $42. We also found 6 hotels in Columbia within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $100. If you are searching for things to do in Columbia, you might be interested in visiting the Riverbanks Zoo, which is less than 10 miles from the school.