One of the Nicest Columbus, Georgia Hotels Business, military and leisure guests are always surprised by the convenience of our Holiday Inn Express®Hotel & Suites Columbus, GA - Ft. Benning. Not only are we located 1.5 miles from Fort Benning , but our hotel is also near I-185. Business travelers couldn't ask for a better hotel near Fort Benning. Staying with us puts guests near the Army base, as well as contractors like Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. The Business Center is perfect for touching up a presentation before a meeting. A 500 sq. ft meeting space, large enough for up to 50 people, is also available in the hotel. Here in Columbus, GA, guests have plenty of opportunities for fun. Visit the National Infantry Museum located near Fort Benning to discover the rich history of our fighting men and women. The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is near a number of Columbus and Phenix City attractions, particularly Historic Uptown Columbus . Lake Eufaula offers great outdoors adventures. You'll love the fabulous amenities at this pet-friendly hotel. Enjoy the outdoors with a large pool. We treat you right with the free, hot Express Start Breakfast Bar every morning and a lounge with a 37' flat screen TV where you can relax with friends. Be sure to ask about our Military Family and Romantic packages for quick savings.