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    Den Gamle Arrest

    Torvet 11, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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          Overview
          • Excellent14%
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          3 Sep 2016
          “Very disappointing”
          25 Jul 2016
          “Unusual Accommodation to say the least - But Good Location”
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

          I was very excited to be staying in a converted jail and hence was extremely disappointed by my experience. Firstly, I wasn't staying in an actual converted cell. This may also be my fault for not checking properly, I had a single room with a...More

          Thank Cindy H
          Reviewed 25 July 2016

          Although a good walk from the station it is ideally situated for sight-seeing. It was formerly a prison and the cells are small but quite interesting . Only 8 cells I think but it was full. Breakfast is served in two sittings but that was...More

          Thank bennynobrain
          Reviewed 30 October 2015

          This is a centuries-old converted building; if you want a modern five-star place rather than a typical older European hotel, look elsewhere. If you want something a little different, consider this. Anita accommodated our late arrival with a smile. Though we were the only guests...More

          Thank Shinteetah
          Reviewed 30 August 2014

          We visited Ribe on our way back from Copenhagen to Germany. We found the town lovely and really enjoyed our stay. Unfortunately, the two nights we stayed at Gamle Arrest were a real low point. For the high price, we found the bathrooms well below...More

          1  Thank MVK95
          Reviewed 22 August 2009

          The owner greeted us with a lecture about the town. She would not accept our quetions until she finished. She would not recommend a restaurant, just walk around and see what you like. She also got a little huffy when I asked for extra towels....More

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          • US$116 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 11
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          • Jutland >
          • South Jutland >
          • Esbjerg >
          • Ribe
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          • Den Gamle Arrest Ribe
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