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The Gray Lady Tells You How to Waste Your Hard-Earned Money

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  Site Where: Tjärhovsgatan 11, Stockholm, Sweden, 11621
July 14, 2008 at 11:35 AM | by | ()

Would you pay $200 or more to stay at a 228-year hotel that once was a brewery, then headquarters for Stockholm's guards (a.k.a., "sausages," earning the building the enviable moniker of "a sausage pot"); next as a jail of sorts, housing thieves and beggars; and later as a temporary hospital during the city's cholera epidemic in 1834, before finally becoming a hotel with no room service and very few individual bathrooms in 1976? The New York Times thinks you should.

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