06/15/2012 07:10 am ET | Updated Aug 15, 2012

10 Hotels With Awe-Inspiring Architecture (PHOTOS)

Museums grab the headlines and private homes pay the bills, but for architects, hotels are a unique way to let the audience get up close and personal with the work.

Don't believe us? Try spending the night at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao or Philip Johnson's Glass House, and let us know how it goes.

Here are our 10 favorite Tablet hotels which double as modern marvels.

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