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Huis van Bewaring

Marktstraat 7, 7607 HC Almelo, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1 of 1 Almelo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this place by accident some time ago - I was tired of other hotels in the region. The HvB and it's owners look after you well, and are lovely to be with. I have stayed in a number of different rooms, each has its own lovely style.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there on business over 30 times over 2 years and would go again if I could. Each room is decorated with care and kept spotlessly clean - some of the rooms are very impressive, particularly the shower/bath facilities. The staff and owners are friendly and helpful. Breakfast isn't much but it's good enough - the selection is a... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

1st stay here on business and can't fault this place at all. I stayed in a previous guards room, beautiful room and high quality rooms. Super value at under €100. The hotel is full of history... don't hesitate I'm booking this hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Loved this hotel. Looks fabulous, room was spotless. The breakfast was great too. the only part I did not like so much, was not having a door on my bathroom, which is of course how a jail cell would be, so a little authenticity I suppose. My room key was deactivated by accident one evening, and although there is no... More 

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

What an amazing hotel, this former prison! Friendly welcome with a short tour and escort to my 'cell' :-D Would love to come here again, although the city isn't very exiting. Tip: when parking on the corner bring € cash, the machine doesn't accept cards!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A perfect blend of a unique building/interior, caring, personalized service and pragmatism (= all you need but no luxury) - I have been staying in this hotel a couple of times and just love it. Highly recommendable!

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Stockton, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The Huis Van Bewaring was recommended to me by a colleague from work. I typically prefer to stay in smaller hotels when I travel for business so I get at least some feel of the local culture, Huis Van Bewaring is all that and more. The jail was completed in 1926 and was opened by the owners as a hotel... More 

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Temse, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Het Huis van Bewaring is an old prison, very nicely renovated into a B & B. Different types of rooms all tastefully decorated with eye for detail. The lady of the house receives her guests warmly. I slept very well in the comfortable bed. No restaurant on the premises, only breakfast. Definitely worthy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

An award winning hotel for design. Using an old prison building. The rooms are all individually designed to a high standard, if not a little unusual. The breakfast is continental, but very well executed. The dining room used to be the prison chapel, and has original stained glass windows. Hotel owners and staff very friendly and helpful.

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Hidden in a old jailhouse with a lot of details kept, it's thé place to be and to stay in Almelo. Business or pleasure wise. Very nice welcome and friendly. Well decorated in the jail house style but very warm and cosy. It's breaths nostalgia, warmth and style for a affordable price. Breakfast is very good.

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