Owners of Myrtle Beach inn once featured on ‘Hotel Impossible’ sue city over nuisance claims | Myrtle Beach Business

MYRTLE BEACH — The owners of a downtown Myrtle Beach motel once featured on a TV reality show are suing city leaders over what they claim is a years-long, coordinated effort to shut down the business by falsely declaring it a nuisance.

In a lawsuit filed Jan. 27, Lancer Motel proprietors Chandrakant and Sanchin Patel said several officials, including former City Manager John Pedersen, began looking for reasons to shutter the King’s Highway property in 2018, warning it was risk of violating municipal nuisance codes due to high police volume.

The Patels hired an extra worker to patrol the Lancer’s

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