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Penny Rope Luxury Prison Cell Vacation

Want to stay in a prison cell without getting a record? Ok, maybe not, but this unique micro stay in Kent, England makes a night in prison luxurious!

The barely-there mattresses have been replaced with cushy ones, and you’ll find a tea kettle, reading material, private bathroom facilities plus an outdoor patio with BBQ and fresh organic vegetables, fruits and herbs available. You can even rent their vintage bikes to take a look at the town!

Just proof that all kinds of tiny spaces can be made comfortable! Book your stay at QuirkAccom.

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The Best Prison Stay You’ll Ever Have

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Step down into the window-less cell.

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Two bunks and cushy linens.

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The door even has little bars!

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Some mugshot decor to fit the theme.

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Love the ball and chain over the door.

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There are private bathroom facilities.

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Shower with a little window.

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The walls are wild in this toilet room!

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Cook on your outdoor patio.

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Rent the vintage bikes for a fun outing.

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Linda Baker
    October 14, 2020, 10:07 am

    Quite unique but a little claustrophobic, could be something to tell an interesting story about afterwards.

    • Natalie C. McKee
      October 14, 2020, 1:27 pm

      Haha yes. Confessions: I’m way too claustrophobic to stay in there haha.

  • Dick
    October 14, 2020, 4:45 pm

    Now THIS comes close to “Now I’ve seen everything!” Kudos–lots of kudos–to the people who thought of this. To the ones who commented on size and/or claustrophobia, have you ever lived in a single room in a college dorm? I don’t think my room was any bigger than that cell–but I did have the advantage of no roommates.

    Sadly quirky.com doesn’t give any history, and I have a huge curiosity bump. What prison was it originally? When was it built? How long was it used as a prison? Were there any big name criminals who were incarcerated in those cells? Yes I’m warped and macabre. I admit it. 😀

    • James D.
      October 14, 2020, 11:56 pm

      It wasn’t a prison previously, it’s just a themed accommodation, for fun… It was actually just a former wine cellar of a Grade II-listed Georgian property that they converted… Not sure if they based it on any particular prison, but many reviews joke it’s a lot more comfortable than a real prison and trips to the shower are a lot less eventful…

      There’s quite a few places like this that go off some creative theme ideas… Like a plane cockpit, torture chamber, caves, tropical tiki huts, space ships, castle, etc. There’s even a hotel that have multiple rooms, with each having a different theme…

      • Dick
        October 15, 2020, 3:40 am

        Ha! They got me! I love it!!

  • Sheila
    October 14, 2020, 7:45 pm

    Well, am sure stripes would look fine on me. I want to go there. Of course not for years. Real cool.

    • Natalie C. McKee
      October 15, 2020, 1:56 pm

      I bet you’d look smashing!

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