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Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten

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#10 of 21 hotels in Kaiserslautern
Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Kaiserslautern, Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its budget friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten makes it easy to enjoy the best of Kaiserslautern. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, and you can stay connected during your stay as Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten offers guests free internet access. The hotel features a 24 hour front desk, express check-in and check-out, and newspaper. Plus, Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten offers an on-site restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. While staying at Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten, visitors can check out Rathaus (0.1 mi) and 23er Denkmal (0.2 mi), some of Kaiserslautern's top attractions. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Kaiserslautern's popular sushi restaurants such as Mr. Lian, Restaurant Gourmet World, and Ayame, all a short distance from Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Gartenschau Kaiserslautern (0.8 mi), Japanischer Garten (Japanese Garden) (0.0 mi), or Stiftskirche (0.3 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten is sure to make your visit to Kaiserslautern one worth remembering.
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Weird but wonderful experience spending the night in a cell is a strange experience and you get exactly what it says. The breakfast was really nice and the whole stay was nice. I wouldn’t want to spend more than one night here but the experience is what you go for.
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What a great idea. It really is a former jail, and they've kept the theme going. While the amenities are rather nicer than they were, I'm sure, for prisoners, it is still fairly simple. Given the thickness of walls, wifi can't gt through most of the building. The beds were a little less comfortable than I'd like, but for a night or two it is no problem and worth the novelty of the experience.
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I liked so much the prison, the welcoming and the journey. I 'll be back in june 2019 for sure. A big Kiss to Barbara, She is so special. At the beginning it was scary but then me and my sister find this place Amazing. Thank you by Giancarlo and Silvia.
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A former prison until 2002, it’s now a hotel with comfort rooms and even original cell rooms. Solid 3 star level, clean, nice staff; it’s fun to stay there. The breakfast is a small buffet, but quite well equipped with eggs, fruits, juices
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I have read many reviews for this hotel and I assume those who were disappointed had either no idea where they were staying or need to adjust their expectations. This was a federal prison and is now a novelty budget hotel. It’s not somewhere to stay for long periods but for travellers staying overnight it’s an interesting change. The rooms and facilities are clean, the standard continental breakfast compares favourably with anywhere else and the staff I found helpful and friendly. If you fancy a quirky change don’t hesitate to stay here, it’s conveniently located and there’s plenty of parking space.
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$76 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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