Boutique hotel to open on King St.

A new boutique inn called Luxury Hotel Suites will open in August in the upstairs section of 493 King St. in downtown Charleston.

A new boutique hotel opens in downtown Charleston in August.

The eight-room Luxury Hotel Suites is accepting reservations for its first guests at 493 King St., above Ro Sham Beaux housewares shop and beside Stars Rooftop and Grillroom.

A product of property management company, Walk Away Stays, the lodging sleeps 52 people.

Suites include two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area, full kitchen and laundry room.

“We are extremely proud of this property,” Kevin High of Walk Away Stays said.

“Every detail was meticulously chosen with our guests in mind. We look forward to sharing the convenience of the location along with an unsurpassed stay in our premier accommodations.”

The site includes eight off-street parking spaces.

Rates average about $200 per suite, according to a company spokesman. An open house is scheduled for Wednesday from 5–7 p.m.

Walk Away Stays specializes in long- and short-term rentals and manages more than 50 luxury properties in the downtown area.

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