Located in Liepāja, 1.2 miles from Karosta Beach, Karosta Prison provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a private beach area. Featuring barbecue facilities, the hostel is close to several noted attractions, around a few steps from Karosta Prison and around a 17-minute walk from St. Nicholas Orthodox Maritime Cathedral. Liepaja Holy Trinity Cathedral is 3.7 miles away and Concert Hall 'Great Amber' is 3.7 miles from the hostel. Every room has a shared bathroom and a shower, and certain units at the hostel have a patio. At Karosta Prison each room includes bed linen and towels. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast. Guests at Karosta Prison will be able to enjoy activities in and around Liepāja, like hiking and fishing. Northern Breakwater is 1.9 miles from the hostel, while Liepaja Olympic Centre is 3.4 miles away. The nearest airport is Liepaja Airport, 5.6 miles from Karosta Prison.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

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Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • Vesma25
    United States of America United States of America
    Karosta Prison was an incredible place with an incredible history. We loved our tour with show elements that gave a very clear idea how the prison functioned prior settling in for the night! Great, great experience!
  • Sven
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Sleeping at the Karosta prison was a cool and unique experience because we actually slept in a cell. Which was redecorated to make it comfy for the guests. The best thing was that during the night tour we got to experience a little bit of what the...
  • Jacob
    Kuwait Kuwait
    Of course the only reason to stay here is for the prison experience. The modern shower is on the second floor and you can wander up there whenever you like during the dark, dark nights to enjoy the atmosphere and contemplate the dim cells that...

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Amenities of Karosta Prison

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Private check-in/out
    • Tour desk
    • Packed lunches
    • Express check-in/out
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • 24-hour security
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Latvian
    • Russian

    House rules

    Karosta Prison takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM


    From 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


    The entrance to the property is closed between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Payments by Booking.com

    Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

    FAQs about Karosta Prison

    • The prices at Karosta Prison may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Karosta Prison is 2.7 miles from the center of Liepāja. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Karosta Prison offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Windsurfing
      • Beachfront
      • Walking tours
      • Beach
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Private beach area

    • Guests staying at Karosta Prison can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Check-in at Karosta Prison is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 9:00 AM.