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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Hotel located within a relative walking distance from train station. Hotel is similar to other boutique hotels I've stayed, rooms are different size and decor, room I got was not big but had a small table and two chairs, no AC but was this was no issue due to weather, no phone in room, a bit odd was that the... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
2 reviews
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Charming and luxurious place to stay! We were greeted and helped upon pulling up to the hotel and we just knew this was going to be a great experience. Great customer service and very creative! I cannot recommend it enough!! I will be back!

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying here. Very friendly staff, clean well maintained rooms. Lower the mirrors though as we are all not 6ft plus lol. Very close to bars / restaurants. Train station about a 5 minute walk away

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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This hotel/B&B is a former prison. It lacks the hospitality of a B&B, and the perfection of a boutique hotel. If you want a bathroom inside your room, the cellblock may not be your room of choice. We stayed in the former office of the deputy head of the facility. The toilet and shower are inside the room, without the... More 

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Norwich Uk
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Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Originally I was due to stay for just one night but due to complications with the business I was in Almelo for ended up staying for 4 nights and a thoroughly good four nights is was Elizabeth was great and made my stay very comfortable with good advice on where to eat and shop with the spare time I had..... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

Having been many times to the lovely region of Twente in the eastern part of the Netherlands, it was a nice surprise to discover this new hotel in the centre of Almelo. An old prison that has been converted into a hotel with former cells turned into nicely decorated rooms - two cells make one new room. The entire place... More 

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Thank Ivan199
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building on the inside and the outside. We had a large room. Unfortunately the bathroom missed a door and hooks for towels, but did have one of those shower curtains that sticks to everything. Breakfast was your typical continental affair, with pre-packaged everything. A little bit disappointing for this price.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed November 29, 2015

We decided to spend our first anniversary in one of the bigger rooms in this hoel and it was a great choice. The room was super comfy and very stylish. We enjoyed our stay a lot. The hotel is within a walking distance to the city centre. The breakfast was fresh and tasty. The only downside would be the lack... More 

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Thank Zuzanna F
Ascot, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the exterior, this place is fab! Literal translation is prison hotel! Recommended by a friend I'd stay here if I was anywhere remotely close, town centre is a short walk, so restaurant no problem, and this hotel oozes character. Beds are comfy too. Breakfast is adequate, could do with a little more hot choice, but given... More 

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Thank Neil R
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Huis van Bewaring

Address: Marktstraat 7, 7607 HC Almelo, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Overijssel Province > Almelo
Price Range: $91 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Huis van Bewaring 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Premium suite was amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles ZuzannaF, Nov 29, 2015 | Read review
“Corner rooms are most impressive for a little extra”
 of 5 bubbles reviewerw2015, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a true prison cell!”
 of 5 bubbles Stephan06, Feb 3, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the Guard House room next to the main jailhouse building, but every room appears very nice that I have seen. The Guard House apparently offers some suites as well, which include an outdoor terrace. No pool or fitness center however; sorry, I got carried away in my elections of score.”
  • Huge walk in shower in one of the Guard House rooms.
  • Bedroom example from the Guard House.  TV, WIFI, large bath ...
 of 5 bubbles christopherp344, Jun 17, 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are very well appointed and comfortable. Take note there is no lift and there are stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 702marilyng, Sep 7, 2013 | Read review
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