01/06/2012 07:43 am ET Updated Mar 07, 2012

10 Hotels In The Most Unlikely Of Places (PHOTOS)

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

10 Hotels In Unlikely Places