Book your conference in a unique environment! A different place to hold meetings, courses and trainings. Centrally located in Umeå near the Ume River.


Hold your meeting in Umeå´s county prison from 1861, centrally located in beautiful surroundings. Hotell Gamla Fängelset has one conference room for up to 38 people and can be used for meetings, training sessions, as exhibition hall, memorial and family anniversaries. The beautiful gallery outside the cells is ideal for workshops, exhibitions, coffee breaks and mingling.


The hotel cooperates with catering companies and nearby restaurants for conference lunches and dinners. Read more here.

In the prison yard there is plenty of space to “release the prisoners” and organize different activities – we will assist and offer various things to do upon request!


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  • Conference room for up to 38 guests
  • Equipped with 65’TV/HDMI and free wifi
  • The gallery outside the cells can be used for workshops, exhibitions and mingle
  • Area for coffee breaks available outside the meeting room
  • Well-equipped kitchen is adjacent to the conference room
  • Prison yard can be used for outdoor activities and events
  • The entire hotel can be rented!
  • Free parking in the courtyard for groups
  • Cooperation with external partners, restaurants and catering companies.

Meeting room:

  • Theater style: 38 seats
  • Classroom: 24 seats
  • U-shape: 22 seats
  • Lunch/Dinner: 36 seats

Accommodation Facilities:
The hotel has 27 rooms and 43 beds; single and 2-bed cells, double and 4-bed rooms
and a separate annex located in the prison yard. Extra beds are available. There are
fresh shared showers and toilets (women/men/accessible) on both floors. The hotel has
an elevator from the ground floor and also between both floors.
The annex has two double rooms with shower/toilet (accessible) and a kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave.Rent the whole prison for your group! An affordable option for effective meetings. The hotel staff take care of all associated services.

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