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Not all hotels were built as hotels. Many are adaptive reuse -renovation projects taking a historic non-hotel property and doing minimal changes to the look and feel to turn it into a hotel. Some of these were prisons, monasteries, libraries, private homes, military barracks and more in a former life. More here: http://www.fivestaralliance.com/best/hotels/2333/the-best-historic-buildings-turned-hotels

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Details on Trump Hotels' plans to turn Washington D.'s Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel. Samos, Big Ben, Washington Dc Hotels, Trump International Hotel, Old Post Office, Home Surveillance, Italy, Building, Travel

D.C.'s Old Post Office Transformed Into Trump Hotel

The capital city's historic Old Post Office, listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, has been tranformed into a five-star luxury hotel. Overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, the Trump International Hotel Washington D.C., offers the BLT Prime restaurant, spa, Old Post Office Museum Gallery walkway, Clock Tower tours by the National Park Service, children's programs,

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Renovations at Le Royal Mansour Casablanca

Closed for an extensive renovation project, the Royal Mansour Casablanca, formerly Le Royal Mansour Meridien, is a luxury hotel in the Old Medina of Casablanca, Morocco. Opened in 1952, it has 7 Presidential Suites - so it is no surprise that the five star property is the preferred hotel of the Moroccan Royalty and Nobility.

Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Bahamas if only 40 people come and how's beach? Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Chocolate Shop, Chocolate Factory, Roasting Company, Stone Street, Nassau Bahamas, Best Hotels, Old Town

Photo Gallery for Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant in Nassau

The Graycliff Hotel has begun the revitalization of West Hill Street – including an old convent, its chapel and the former Mountbatten home -- into a pedestrians-only ‘old town experience’ with cobble stone streets; a fun, immersive chocolate factory and visitor-oriented coffee roasting company; a barista café and bistro, space for local artisans, a new 75-room hotel and much more.

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The Best Celebrity Owned Luxury Resorts

Celebrities don't just stay in luxury hotels, dome have gone as far as to build or own their own. There's no guarantee you'll run into Bono or Robert De Niro, but you can sleep in their beds. These are the best luxury hotels and resorts around the world run by celebrities.

Pestana Lisboa is a hotel near Terreiro do Paço in Lisbon. Book our exclusive deals for this hotel in the center of Lisbon and have an unforgettable stay! Cristiano Ronaldo, Hotels And Resorts, Best Hotels, Luxury Resorts, Funchal, Boutique, Relax, Furniture, Home Decor

Pestana CR7 Lisboa - a completely renewed historical building, offering total digital comfort, premium rooms and service. A premium and historical place in the Pombaline Down Town.

Museum Hotel Louisville is a Wedding Venue in Downtown, Louisville, Kentucky, United States. See photos and contact Museum Hotel Louisville for a tour. Museum Hotel, Art Museum, Orlando, Louisville Kentucky, Hotels In Louisville Ky, Kentucky Derby, Miramar Beach, Central Business District, Unique Hotels

21c Museum Hotel Louisville, Louisville, KY

Voted #1 Hotel in the South in Conde Nast Traveler magazine's Readers Choice Awards 2012, 21c Museum Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky is the first of its...

Hotel Brunelleschi in Florence. Best hotel I stayed in for a very long time. And l have some everlasting memories from that stay! Firenze at its best! Florence Hotels, Florence Italy, Design Hotel, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Rome, Italy Honeymoon, Honeymoon Ideas, Restaurants

Brunelleschi Hotel Florence, Tuscany

Close to Il Doumo Cathedral, the luxury boutique hotel is set within two historic buildings. Featuring an upscale Italian restaurant, traditional...

Guest room at The PortsWood Hotel, on the Victoria and Albert Waterfront in Cape Town, originally built as part of the convict's station. Hotels And Resorts, Best Hotels, Outdoor Spa, Hotel Amenities, Boutique Design, Hotel Reviews, Cape Town, Guest Room, Victoria

The PortsWood Hotel, Cape Town

Originally built as part of the convict's station, today, The PortsWood is the type of place where you are more likely to want to extend your stay....

Ideally located in the prime touristic area of V & A Waterfront, The Portswood Hotel promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. All the necessary facilities, incl Cape Town Hotels, V&a Waterfront, Romantic Weekend Getaways, Welcome Decor, Victoria, Stay The Night, Outdoor Pool, Front Desk, Best Hotels

The PortsWood Hotel, Cape Town

Originally built as part of the convict's station, today, The PortsWood is the type of place where you are more likely to want to extend your stay....

Kimpton Monaco Hotels - a luxury hotel brand with a local community mindset. All of the hotels are inside historic buildings that have been renovated through adaptive reuse into a modern hotel. Monaco, Kimpton Hotels, Hotel Branding, Lokal, Best Hotels, Modern, Atlantis, Alexandria

All of the Kimpton Monaco Hotels

The Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group is a luxury hotel brand with a local community mindset. Nothing speaks to that more then the Hotel Monaco brand, which are hotels inside historic buildings that have been renovated through adaptive reuse into a modern hotel. For example, in Washington, DC the Monaco Hotel was the original city post office built in 1839. In Baltimore, the Hotel Monaco is in the old B&O railroad building. See all of Kimpton's Monaco Hotels below and discover their historic…

For ‪ take a look at The College Hotel in Amsterdam. Formerly a secondary school, the Chemistry Suite is set within a former laboratory, and dinner is served in the old gymnasium. Bar Lounge, Lounge Design, Lounge Ideas, Interior Design Colleges, Decoration For Ganpati, Cosy Corner, Hotels, Cottage, Dream Home Design

The College Hotel, Amsterdam

The College Hotel is located in a historic former school building. A sense of history is mirrored in the tall ceilings, comforting fireplaces and...

‪ take a look at The College Hotel in Amsterdam. Formerly a secondary school, the Chemistry Suite is set within a former laboratory, and dinner is served in the old gymnasium. Interior Design Colleges, Restaurant Interior Design, Room Interior Design, Colourful Lounge, Bar Lounge, Lounge Furniture, Decoration, Living Spaces, House

The College Hotel, Amsterdam

The College Hotel is located in a historic former school building. A sense of history is mirrored in the tall ceilings, comforting fireplaces and...

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Banke Hotel, Paris

This boutique hotel in Paris is centrally located in the Opera District and occupies a former bank headquarters and is housed in a beautifully...

A luxury 5 stars hotel in a stately classical building with modern decor in the center of Paris, with a gastronomic restaurant. Paris Hotels, Hotel Paris, Hotels And Resorts, Best Hotels, Multimedia, Small Luxury Hotels, Champs Elysees, Restaurant, Virtual Tour

Banke Hotel, Paris

This boutique hotel in Paris is centrally located in the Opera District and occupies a former bank headquarters and is housed in a beautifully...

 In honor of today's features The Banke boutique hotel in Paris' Opera District, set within a former bank headquarters and early Century Haussmann building. Bastille Day, Adaptive Reuse, Paris Hotels, Best Hotels, Minimalism, Opera, Boutique, Mansions, Luxury

Banke Hotel, Paris

This boutique hotel in Paris is centrally located in the Opera District and occupies a former bank headquarters and is housed in a beautifully...

The residential-style, waterfront Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square opened in 2008 in San Francisco and is set within a cluster of buildings from the old Ghirardelli chocolate factory - one of the country’s first adaptive reuse projects in the San Francisco California, California Dreamin', Vacation Packages, Vacation Trips, Family Vacations, Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews, Best Hotels, Travel Usa

Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA

The cornerstone of Ghirardelli Square, Ghirardelli's illustrious chocolate factory, has been reinvented as Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli...