07/04/2011 07:54 pm ET Updated Nov 15, 2011

9 Bizarre Prison Hotels (PHOTOS)

Everyone's been on a vacation they wish could last forever, but there's little doubt any traveler would wish to stay anywhere indefinitely or without choice.

While they may now be renovated, luxurious escapes, these hotels put properties to use that otherwise would have been raised, demolished, or deserted - namely, jails and mental institutions.

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