Travel This Charleston Hotel's New $19,000 Package Comes With Butler Service, Daily Champagne, and a Stunning Suite
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is ranked among the , known for its convenient King Street location, luxe rooms and amenities (including a rooftop pool), and Instagrammable Champagne lounge and pastry shop. And now, the hotel is taking its upscale offerings to the next level with an over-the-top package for its newly bookable Owner's Suite.
The Owner's Suite, which recently became available to book upon request, is one of the most luxurious in, with ample space and great views of the Holy City. The suite offers 2,380 square feet of space spread across two floors and a 838-square-foot wraparound terrace. Inside, guests will find custom furnishings, including a large living room, gourmet kitchen, butler's pantry, wine cooler, and more. Upstairs in the master suite, they'll be treated to a king bed, private sitting area, walk-in closet, and soaking tub.
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Toby Smith, who leads tours at the McLeod Plantation, shares the neighborhood she frequents and the sites of reflection she visits.“I would start with a drive to the Angel Oak Tree on Johns Island. It represents a connectivity to nature that is still so strong in the Gullah community, including the connection to the water. It takes me back to Africa where it all began. Then, it’s off to the city market to visit Edna’s Lowcountry. Edna is my aunt on my grandmother’s side. Her shop has been in the market since the 1900s. I buy the Bone Sucking sauce and the Sexy and Sassy Garlic seasoning.
The suite includes access to the King's Club, which offers exclusive perks like a private concierge, lounge overlooking King Street, open bar, and snacks and treats throughout the day.
Visitors looking to splurge on their Charleston vacation can book the Owner's Suite package, which includes accommodations in its namesake suite. Starting at $19,000 with a two-night minimum, the package provides an incredible array of super-luxe amenities and experiences, such as a chef tasting menu or personalized dinner served in the suite, an in-suite spa treatment, personal butler service, afternoon tea served on the terrace, and daily Champagne and caviar at sunset.
VIP access to the pool and a reserved cabana are also included, and even though you may never want to leave, the package also comes with VIP round-trip transportation to and from the airport and a special take-home gift.
Elizabeth Rhodes is an associate digital editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her adventures on Instagram.
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