Our favorite newcomers, from beach retreats to city stays.
The Restoration on King
Charleston, South Carolina
Historic brownstone’s 15 suites blend exposed brick and knotty pine floors with modern conveniences like stainless steel kitchens, iPod docking stations, and in-suite washer and dryer right in the heart of historic downtown.
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Postcard Inn on the Beach
St. Pete Beach, Florida
The 196-room rehabbed U-shaped Travelodge resurrects 1950s surfer cool with a modern twist. Crisp white bedding, flat-panel TVs, free Wi-Fi, patios with hammocks, and beachy murals make it current.
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After a two-year renovation, the 99-room, 1923 Beaux Arts beauty (just four blocks from the White House) isn’t new, but it’s new to you. Suites have marble entries, velvet couches, and handcrafted chandeliers.
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Charlotte, North Carolina
146 eco-luxurious rooms: Bose entertainment systems, flat-panel TVs, rich wood furniture, Frette linens, and floor-to-ceiling windows. You’d never suspect you're at an environmentally focused, LEED-designed property.
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The Seagate Hotel & Spa
Delray Beach, Florida
Classic British Colonial meets sporty Palm Beach County: 162 large rooms and suites, outfitted in tropical mahogany woodwork, marble spa baths, crisp white and ecru linens, and sitting areas with wet bars.
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