Hotell Gamla Fängelset (formerly Hotell Gamla Fangelset) 

Storgatan 62, Umeå, 903 30  - show map

Very good 8/10
Score from 559 reviewers

Hostel Overview

Located in a converted old prison building in central Umeå, Hotell Gamla Fängelset offers prison cell rooms with free Wi-Fi and shared bathroom facilities. Kungsgatan pedestrian street is 450 metres away.

Relaxation options include a TV lounge where guests can watch DVD movies. During the summer, various outdoor events occasionally take place in the old prison court. Guests at Gamla Fängelset Hotell have access to laundry and ironing facilities.

Meals can be prepared in the fully equipped guest kitchen. Café Göteborg is situated in the adjacent building, and offers classic Swedish dishes for lunch and dinner. During summer, meals can be enjoyed in the garden.

Norrlandsoperan Opera House is 900 metres away. Umeå Central Station is a 15-minute walk away.


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The room is furnished with a work desk. A bathrobe is included.

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This room has access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

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This room has access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

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This room has access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

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Facilities of Hotell Gamla Fängelset

WiFi everywhere

Common areas
Shared kitchen, Shared lounge/TV area

Business facilities
Meeting/banquet facilities

Facilities for disabled guests, Family rooms, Lift, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout

Last updated: 13 May 2018 - Update now

Hotel Policies

From 15:00 hours

-12:00 hours


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome. All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds. All older children or adults are charged SEK 150 per person per night for extra beds. The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.


Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.


Pets are not allowed.

Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation, prepayment and 'book now pay later' policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.

Accepted credit cards
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.

The fine print
If you expect to arrive after 21:00, please inform Hotell Gamla Fängelset in advance. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform Hotell Gamla Fängelset in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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Traveller reviews

Very good 8/10
Score from 559 reviewers
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Distance : 0.43 KM

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