in 1944, it became a self-styled honeymoon destination with “love suites” complete with heart-shaped hot tubs, floor-to-ceiling mirrors and candles

The Grand Hotel des Bains, built in 1900, helped the transformation

the Baker Hotel still stands as a beloved landmark in Mineral Wells

This legend’s first incarnation was as the pithily named Showboat Hotel and Casino

The 122-foot (37m) tall elephant-shaped building, covered in blue tin with a gilded howdah on top, opened in 1885

Roosevelt Hotel: New York City, USA

the Berkshire Hotel, this New York institution opened its doors in 1926

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