Old hotels hold within their walls more than beds, bathrooms and tiny toiletries. They house stories, designs, and hints of life that have come and gone, especially if the buildings were not originally intended to be hotels, but have been repurposed to accommodate temporary guests.
Looking for a side of history with your vacation? Hit up any of these hotels that had different identities in the past.
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