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Knast-Hotel Fronfeste

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Dining (5)
Fronfestgasse 8, 92224 Amberg, Bavaria Germany See on map
Name/address in local language
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank lukej214
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

Date of stay: December 2017
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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

Date of stay: July 2017
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

Date of stay: March 2017
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

Date of stay: February 2017
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Price range
US$87 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$87 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (125)
Room & Suite (32)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"Direktorensuite or Zellensuite."
19 May 2017
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"Cell 17 has a split bathing cell and sleeping cell"
16 Oct 2016
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"Not sure, but there might be differences in sanitary facilities - I had rather basic."
26 Aug 2016
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"Room 7 is perfect for families."
29 Jul 2014
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