Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten

Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Thinking of a Prison Experience as your next vacation?

This is for sure a unique experience that you need to try out on your next holiday! Highly recommend for those looking for a totally different holiday experience.

This fascinating new hotel is a converted prison, offering both cell-style and conventional rooms. It is located in the heart of Kaiserslautern, near the Japanese Garden, at the edge of the Pfälzer Wald forest.

Dating from 1867, the Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten will be the first prison in Germany to be converted into a hotel, the ideal accommodation for those wishing to explore Kaiserslautern and its surroundings.

This converted German prison now consists of 56 cosy rooms filled with a variety of essential amenities to ensure a comfortable stay for guests.

In the cell-style rooms, guests can taste a little bit of prison life via barred windows, original prison beds (made by prison inmates), and even a washbasin and toilet in the room. Breakfast can be served through the hatch of the original prison door if you wish! However, the cell-rooms of the Alcatraz Hotel are not without modern comforts, and each includes free wireless internet access.

Those who prefer more conventional comforts may prefer the hotel rooms or suites. These feature an en suite bathroom.

For those looking to stay in a jail-themed hotel. made out of an actual German jail, don't look further and book your stay in the Alcatraz Hotel am Japanischen Garten. A unique experience you can't miss!