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Knast-Hotel Fronfeste

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Fronfestgasse 8, 92224 Amberg, Bavaria Germany See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There’s actually some history behind this hotel, which makes its prison motif interesting without being creepy. My wife was worried about the creepiness aspect, but she agreed it just wasn’t there. The rooms (very clean with a modern bathroom) had a historical feel without being...More

Thank Luke J
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I already heard a lot about this hotel which opened a few years ago and is a converted prison. So when my destiny took me to Amberg we decided to get ourselves locked in!! The hotel has most of it’s prison cell structure preserved but...More

Thank remmahramklov
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great place to stay if you like something different. Rooms small but comfortable with shower units in bedroom. Great if your roommate is close! Good service and as a married couple we really enjoyed our stay. Staff, in bizarre uniform I ha e seen too...More

Thank Ewood2014
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stayed a few nights in different rooms - mostly the Direktorensuite. If you consider that you are in Amberg - this hotel is really very special. Located in the old town you can reach everything by walking. You can feel like a prisoner wearing...More

Thank PATandi1
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The hotel is just inside the walls of the city, and within walking distance to the city, and having the first guests only a few years back. It used to be an old prison, now converted with taste to a very nice hotel, retaining as...More

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Come along on a journey back in time! Behind bars you can experience over 300 years of history and tales in the old Amberg Prison.The building is a historical theme hotel for uptown tastes with 11 single and ...More double cells, as well as cell suites.Should you have any special wishes, or incentives, such as a tour by the light of the torches, or 'with the executioner through Amberg' etc. We have the service to accommodate them.For trips through the green surrounds, we can organize bicycles, e-bikes or even segways. House pets (no larger than poodles) are warmly welcome in the hotel. Should you be arriving by car, free parking spaces are available directly in the inner prison courtyard Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$90 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Germany > Bavaria > Upper Palatinate > Amberg
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$90 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Germany > Bavaria > Upper Palatinate > Amberg
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Traveller (110)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Direktorensuite or Zellensuite."
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"Cell 17 has a split bathing cell and sleeping cell"
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"Not sure, but there might be differences in sanitary facilities - I had rather basic."
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"Room 7 is perfect for families."
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