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The places we stay. The places we see. Where we rest for a night or a week. Those temporary sanctuaries from the streets and the people. Sometimes they are high end with all the bells and whistles. Sometimes they are utilitarian with just a bed and a table. As long as it’s clean.

Many of these images are of hotels and motels that I’ve seen on my travels and not places I’ve stayed.

Glyndon Hotel

Located in downtown Richmond, KY, the Glyndon opened in 1889. The original building burned and the current building was erected in 1891. Horse-drawn carriages would bring guests from the local L&N depot.

Glyndon Hotel in Richmond, KY

Jellico Motel

The Jellico sits right off of I-75 in Jellico, TN. The motel and restaurant are closed and are currently up for sale.

Jellico Motel in Jellico, TN.

Rockcastle Hotel

This abandoned hotel is in downtown Mt. Vernon, KY. Built in 1913, the hotel sits right beside the railroad.

Rockcastle Hotel in downtown Mt. Vernon, KY

The Oliver Hotel

A boutique hotel on Market Square in downtown Knoxville, TN. The Oliver occupies the former Peter Kern Bakery, built in 1876.

The Oliver Hotel in Knoxville, Tn

The New Yorker

Opened in 1929, the New Yorker is an art deco icon in New York City.

The New York in NYC

Hotel Edison

Another art deco masterpiece is the Hotel Edison. This jazz age hotel is located in NYC.

Hotel Edison in NYC

Century Old Town Prague – MGallery

A Neo-Baroque boutique hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. This beautiful hotel was built in 1894.

Century Old Town Prague – MGallery

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