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Gevangenis Hotel Oostereiland Hoorn

Schuijteskade 5, 1621 Hoorn, Terschelling, The Netherlands
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hoorn B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dalat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I was here in February 215. I was looking for a place to sleep, eat and shower. Trough Google i found this place and i was triggered by its low pricing. I was surprised! Very vlean rooms, looks like prisoncel😄. Not big but enough comfort. The food was excellent and the personel very friendly and helpful. For a businesstrip on... More 

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Lisse, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

if you travel by car, drive around the building and all the way in the back you will find a secure parking; just press the right button. Building includes hotel and cinema so can be a bit noisy. Rooms are small. Downstairs gives you the real prison "room" experience, upstairs is more normal rooms. still a good experience. Check your... More 

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Groningen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The former prison (1829-2003) of Hoorn on the Oostereiland - an artificial island in the harbor built in the second half of the seventeenth century - has been converted into a modern complex housing a museum, a cinema, a brasserie with a hotel. The hotel's rooms are revamped prison cells (they've made two cells into a room; one as bedroom... More 

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Wateringen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The old prison in Hoorn has been converted into a hotel, brasserie and a cinema. On the lowest floor, a number of cells have been transformed into guest rooms. It really is cool to spend the night in the cell - the huge iron door closes behind you and you get an impression of what it must have been like... More 

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Noordeloos, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

What once must have been a place to punish criminals, has now been reshaped and redesigned in a remarkable hotel-cum-cinema-and-museum on Hoorn's top location, i.e., a little island located just before the city's harbour. The hotel is fairly straightforward, but comfortable - the beds deserve an extra compliment, they were very comfortable. We had the top rooms of the third... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

for a night to sleep somewhere else,this hotel is nice.it used to be an old jail.they have celrooms.i recommend those.you sleep in a real jailcel.its not big,but oke for a night.the bathroom they make 2 from1 cel.there is no door between de room and bathroom.breakfast is fine,you get some bread,croissants,ham,cheese,eggs,and what little stuff what already is on the table. hoorn... More 

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