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Het Arresthuis | Luxury hotel in a former prison

The Het Arresthuis opened its doors in spring 2011. Located in the heart of Roermond, in the south of the Netherlands. The hotel welcomes its guests in a quarantine rooms and suites, with a complimentary gym, sauna, parking and Wifi access.

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Het Arresthuis Exterior View

At first glance, it may seem like nothing very original and yet, the stairs cast and barred windows already provide clues about it being a rather unusual place in the past. Het Arresthuis is indeed a former prison of the nineteenth century and the original doors and many other architectural details on the cells are still present. It is a chance of a unique experience for many visitors who will be delighted to stay in such an exotic environment and very refined decor.

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Design

Particular care has been given to the look of the place, highlighting the unusual building with a carefully calculated dosage of effects, suggesting its historical past as well as the modern comfort of its rooms.

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Rooms

Each room has been remodeled from 3 old cells, while deluxe rooms are located in the area formerly reserved for prison staff. The property features plenty of originality, though it slips when deciding to proudly display portraits of those sentenced to life imprisonment on the walls of the room.

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Suites

As for the suites, four luxury suites have been built on the site of the old apartments of the director of prison and their names do reflect the origin of the place. You can enjoy your stay on the Lawyer, act almighty in the Director, be the Judge or even the Jailer. Although each suite has its own atmosphere, they all have luxurious amenities (air conditioning, underfloor heating, minibar, bathrobes, Nespresso coffee and tea and more).

Hotel Het Arresthuis

Hotel Het Arresthuis

The location and rates

The location of the hotel is ideal if you want to go shopping: a brand village is ten minutes away on foot. You can find products of Armani, Gucci, Prada, Ralph Lauren or Burberry. Het Arresthuis is also an ideal stopover if you want to go to Maastricht, Eindhoven, Düsseldorf or in Belgium, since these destinations are within a half-hour drive.

Count of €1,000 for a dungeon comfort to €1,500 for a suite (based on 2 adults/ 7 nights).

Het Arresthuis photos by: designer hk, arnie diellis, edwin vossen, archeoden vlaanderen, frits de jong

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