The World's Best Prison Hotels - Slideshow

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The World's Best Prison Hotels - Slideshow

The Liberty Hotel

The Liberty Hotel

Boston, Mass.
In its heyday, notable prisoners included Malcolm X, a crew from a German submarine and the notorious Boston Strangler.
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Karosta Prison

Karosta Prison

Liepaja, Latvia
Most Soviet inmates lasted only a few days under the harsh conditions of this Latvian prison. For example, a prisoner's food consisted of blended sawdust and grain, and he/she shared small cells with up to 71 others.
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The Liberty Hotel

Boston, Mass.
In its heyday, notable prisoners included Malcolm X, a crew from a German submarine and the notorious Boston Strangler.
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Karosta Prison

Liepaja, Latvia
Most Soviet inmates lasted only a few days under the harsh conditions of this Latvian prison. For example, a prisoner's food consisted of blended sawdust and grain, and he/she shared small cells with up to 71 others.
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Malmaison Oxford

Oxford, England
Located in the Oxford Castle complex, this über trendy hotel used to look out on an unsightly gallows.
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Hostel Celica

Ljubljana, Slovenia
It might not look like much on the outside, but inside the Hostel Celica you'll find bright and cheerful cells designed by local and international artists.
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The Four Seasons

Istanbul, Turkey
The Four Seasons has two locations in Istanbul, but many travelers prefer the one at Sultanhamet, which is housed in an old prison.
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Jailhotel

Lucerne, Switzerland
Although you might not want too, you can remain behind bars in picturesque Lucerne.
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Langholmen Prison

Stockholm, Sweden
Langolmen Prison was once a penal colony for female inmates. Nowadays, you don't have to be a woman to be admitted.
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