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Falu Fängelse Vandrarhem

Villavagen 17, Falun City Center, Falun, Sweden 79137

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Features of Falu Fängelse Vandrarhem

Hotel Facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • bicycle rental
  • family room
  • luggage storage
  • pets allowed
  • smoking area

Sports and Recreation

  • garden


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms


  • car park

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Hostel description
Housed in a converted prison from 1850, Falu Fängelse Vandrarhem offers unique accommodation in old ...see more Housed in a converted prison from 1850, Falu Fängelse Vandrarhem offers unique accommodation in old prison cells. This hostel, 20 minutes’ drive from Borlänge, offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. Dormitory rooms at Falu Fängelse have 2 or 4 beds with shared bathroom facilities in the corridor. Guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a common TV room. BBQ equipment is available in the furnished pavillion. The hostel features a museum with free entrance on the basement level. It contains prison cells and historical pieces from the prison’s operational period from 1850 until 1995. Located 2 km from Falun Central Station, Falu Fängelse Hostel is also a 10-minute walk from Lugnet Sports Centre. Staff can recommend area activities such as golf, fishing, skiing and hiking.
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Peter Solo travelers
Sweden, August 02, 2015
Very pleased and will soon...

I just loved the staff especially the woman in the reception who made me feel very welcome and made me in a very good mood and i think she cared a lot about us and our comfort and such and she was ...
Yvonne Solo travelers
Netherlands, June 15, 2015

Nice staff, location near shops, railwaystation and busses.
Bbjj Families with older children
Hungary, June 13, 2015
Excellent hostel, very nice people.

The best prison in Europe.
Anonymous Couples
Russia, August 21, 2014
Very atmospheric hostel

I like staying at this place, personel was very welcome and kind, it contains all amenities, museum is great too.
Elías Solo travelers
Spain, August 16, 2014
Museo en el mismo hotel.

Posee un museo temático acerca de lo que fue el edificio en la antigüedad, una cárcel.
Javier Groups
Spain, July 18, 2014
barato y bien situado

ubicación, precio comparado con otros establecimientos, la cocina
Bernard Couples
France, July 08, 2015

Dormir une fois volontairement en prison !
Ralf Groups
Germany, August 09, 2014
Interessante Unterkunft

Es war interessant mal in einer ehemaligen Gefängniszelle zu übernachten. Es gibt ein kleines Museum über die Gefängnisgeschichte.
Kristin Couples
Sweden, July 31, 2014

Alter Gefängnis-Schick, Gehweite vom Zentrum (ca. 15 Minuten), Kaffee etc. umsonst, Küche kann benutzt werden
Karl Groups
Austria, July 24, 2014

Es war nicht alltäglich in einem ehemaligen Gefängnis zu übernachten!

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