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Hotel Description

During your stay at Hotell Gamla Fängelset, you're just a quick walk from Bildmuseet Museum of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture. Features include free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking. Built in 1861, this 1-star hotel has 28 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi.

  • All rooms offer desks
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Amenities include a meeting room, multilingual staff and a lift
  • Steps from Bildmuseet Museum of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture and 8 minutes on foot from Navat

Economy Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£50* Per night/room 5 Mar - 6 Mar

Studio, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Single Room (shared bathroom)

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotell Gamla Fängelset ratings based on 1 verified reviews

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Guest reviews for Hotell Gamla Fängelset

Couples (1)
4 out of 5
Hyvä sijainti, kiva keittiö, jossa iso jääkaappi. Hyvä aamupala. Kaunista sisältä. Huone oli liian pieni kahdelle. Huonohko tyyny😂

Posted by on 8 Dec 2019

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12 Jan 2020 by Svante

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About the Hotell Gamla Fängelset

Location Storgatan 62, Umea, 903 30

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Hotell Gamla Fängelset also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in common area, and a television in common area. Free self parking is available. This Umea hotel is smoke free.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1861
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Umea (UME) (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Train station: Umeå Östra Station (1.2 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotell Gamla Fängelset offers 28 forms of accommodation with complimentary bathrobes. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Bathrobes
  • Desk

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM and at the weekend from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SEK 150.0 per night.


  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotell Gamla Fängelset


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: SEK 150.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fängelset
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Hotel
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Hotel Umea
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Umea
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Umea
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Hotel
  • Hotell Gamla Fängelset Hotel Umea

You should know

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Sweden. This property is rated 1 stars.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.