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Huis van Bewaring

Marktstraat 7, 7607 HC Almelo, The Netherlands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
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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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103 reviews 103 reviews
56 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
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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Stockholm, Sweden
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

Good use of an old prison. Locacted in the city center near bars and restaurants. Familiar cosy atmosphere and good rooms. Easy to find and nice staff. Good breakfast. Will return if I have business in the area.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I was here only for a night because I had to work early the next day. But still the experience was excellent. A warm welcome, a reserved parking spot and the atmosphere of an old prison. A very nice cosy room with plenty of space. You can sit and relax in the luxury seats, work at the small desk or... More 

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Almelo, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Highly recommend the Huis Van Bewaring. From the moment we entered the building we were welcomed. Shown all the facilities including the coffee machine and breakfast room. The decor is impressive and unique. The toilet with no door was easily overcome with the other person going to get a coffee. Breakfast was plentiful and by candle light who could resist... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this rather unique hotel which was formerly a prison, the owners have done a wonderful job doing it up. Our room was quite luxurious and very comfortable. The free wifi was very good and the breakfast menu more than adequate. We really appreciated the care the owners gave us, they were very helpful and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Super warm welcome from the owner who made sure that I knew where I could help myself to coffee whenever I wanted, how to get out and back into the hotel (it really is so much more than a B&B), quick tour of the breakfast room (which was the chapel used by former inmates). I had a super room the... More 

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Address: Marktstraat 7, 7607 HC Almelo, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Overijssel Province > Almelo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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