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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there a couple of times, had one of the converted cells and a really good night's sleep. I ate in the brasserie which doubles as the reception and enjoyed both the food and the view of the harbour. The hotel is very good value and close enough to use as a base for wandering into the old town.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 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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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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Address: Schuijteskade 5, 1621 DE Hoorn, Terschelling, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Friesland Province > Terschelling > Hoorn
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Price Range: $73 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gevangenis Hotel Oostereiland Hoorn 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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