New 4-star hotel coming to downtown Columbia

Rendering of “The Anthem,” Credit: Chernoff Newman

The Vista is getting a major upgrade with a brand-new hotel!

Columbia’s newest hotel, The Anthem, has plans that were approved today by the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Featuring the best of the “arts district” that The Vista has cultivated, the design of the hotel will be musically inspired and thematic to fit with the vibrant area.

The hotel will be an 11-story “Boutique Inspired” Hilton Tapestry Hotel and have the largest square footage rooms in the city.

According to a press release today from Chernoff Newman, “Hotel Anthem will be designed as a full-service upscale hotel and feature 150 spacious high-tech rooms in conjunction with a rooftop bar and a terrace, a lobby level restaurant and bar along with an underground speakeasy featuring a variety of cuisines and a unique top-shelf drink menu.”

Construction on the hotel is scheduled to in winter/spring 2020, with anticipated completion near the end of December 2021.