Fodor's Expert Review Den Gamle Arrest

Torvet 11, Jutland, 6760, Denmark

Spend the night in the clink at "The Old Jail," a simple, cozy hotel housed in what was Ribe's main jail from 1893 to 1989. The artist-owner has done a brilliant job of modernizing the cells into comfortably habitable rooms, while preserving all the prison details.

PROS

  • Historical building
  • Modern, with fun prison twist
  • Location in the center of Ribe

CONS

  • Few in-room amenities
  • Restaurant gets mediocre reviews
  • Some rooms are dated

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: 75-42--37--00

HOTEL DETAILS

11 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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