Recycling is de rigeur and no one wants to see a perfectly good historic property go to waste.
That -- and, of course, the marketing draw -- is why you see so many hotels popping up in spaces once used for other purposes, whether primary school or prison.
Someday, you might be heading off for a night's rest in a hotel that was once something quite different.
-- Marisa Lascala, Condé Nast Traveler
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