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Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have definitely never stayed at a place like this before. This establishment was formerly a prison that has been converted into a kitschy hotel. It has the Spartan foundation of a prison to include steel bars and doors, but it is full of interesting modern paintings and décor. It was not a perfect stay - this hotel lacked certain... More 

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Mechelen, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Sleeping in a old prison is a special thing. Very nice hotel . Fiendly poeple. Really something to do once. Rooms are the old cells, and the whole hotel is decorated to remind you of of the old prison.

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Santander, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The hotel was a former prision, the concept is cool, but the lack of Wifi in the room became my stay in something less comfortable than planned. I was there for a business trip and this was an important drawback. In any case, that was the only issue in my 3 day stay, the hotel staff is really pleasant, allow... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We chose the hotel for our 1 night stay coming back from Croatia based on the original idea that the hotel was actually a former prison. And we were not disappointed. The concept of transforming a prison in a hotel is great,and they managed to deliver it. The room we had was a Cell double room, so no private bathroom,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We decided to stay here because of the novelty value of the hotel , it was a very good choice !. We had a basic cell room ( all part of the experience). The room was very comfortable and the haribo on the pillow was a nice touch , yes the room is basic but the bed was a good... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A very good hotel, the rooms were clean (even if they had bars on the window). The staff were very friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about the history of the hotel . There was a good choice of food at breakfast. A very enjoyable stay ***

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a fun idea, which has been well done. A former prison has been converted into a hotel. Single rooms, are basic former cells, which have been well renovated. Ok, so the toilet is in your room, the shower is down the corridor and the window is small and behind bars. BUT the bed was extremely comfy with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Picked this hotel because it was inexpensive and had a nice location...close walking distance to the city center and Japanese garden. At first I wasn't sure what we'd gotten into when we went through the prison doors and parked below the concertina wire topped walls. The lobby was clean and neat; very friendly staff, who gave us recommendations for dinner... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My son took me to Germany and planned the trip, so everything was a total surprise. I had no idea we would be staying in a prison the last night! The bed was comfortable enough, but it was really, really hot in the room. He was able to open the window for me. No screen, but the bats I heard... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Fun idea, but make sure you clarify what you're getting. I stayed on business with only a certain amount authorized. I asked for the simple, small room and was given a deluxe room, even though I clarified I wanted the cheaper room. The next morning, I was hit with a much larger bill than anticipated. The clerk didn't seem to... More 

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Additional Information about Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten

Address: Morlauterer Strasse 1, 67657 Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Location: Germany > Rhineland-Palatinate > Kaiserslautern
Price Range: $75 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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