6041 Travel Guide
First we talked about the The Thief hotel in Oslo, so naturally there’d have to be a “prison” hotel, right? Of course, this concept isn’t new, we’ve seen former lockups transformed into tony properties—but the latest—the Het Arresthuis in The Netherlands certainly seems to be one of the most design forward that we’ve laid eyes on.
Once one of the hardest jails in the country, it shut down in 2007. The prison, which was originally built in 1862 was then gutted and turned into a 40-room hotel. Still, the two tiers remain, reminding you of its penal past.