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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Former Prison Hotels

Prison is often called the hotel without cost. Well, these hotels as reflected nickname. Yes, hotels building occupies the former serves as a prison.

The prison was changed to seem creepy hotels nan gorgeous. Make no mistake, some turned into a five-star luxury hotel. Gogobot, travel websites to choose some of the buildings that change the function of the prison into a hotel as follows.

Hotel Katajanokka
Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki, Finland. The hotel was opened in 2007 and is managed by an international hotel chain Best Western. In some of the buildings still show the original condition before the building into a hotel.

Yes, initially the building was a prison city of Helsinki. One red brick walls were left intact. The hotel consists of 106 rooms. For a single room, was a two to three cells.

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul, Sultanahmet, Turkey. The hotel opened in 1996 and is managed by an international hotel chain Four Seasons. Originally, the building standing in 1918 was a prison.

Four Seasons Hotel
Hotel consists of 65 rooms still show the authenticity of the prison. As the wooden door prisons maintained by the hotel. Even the control tower can still be found.

Liberty Hotel, Boston, USA. The hotel occupies a building that was once a prison named Charles Street Jail functioning from the year 1851 to 1990. The prison is notorious for bad reputation as a prison untreated.
Liberty Hotel
Now, the Liberty Hotel reap fame as changing the building into a luxury hotel while maintaining the authenticity of the building.

The hotel even provides a historical tour of the building to interested guests. The hotel is managed by an international hotel chain Starwood Hotels.

Jailhotel Lucerne
Jailhotel Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland. The building was established in 1862 and serve as a prison until 1998. It is then turned into the hotel.

Interestingly, the hotel deliberately allowed the impression of a prison. As the name "Jailhotel" or "prison hotel", the concept of the hotel is made shades jail. There are several types of rooms.

Try to stay in the Director's Suite room which was once the office of the prison warden. Then the Library Suite rooms which previously was the prison library. Guests staying in this room was like a library surrounded by books.

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