The Sremska Mitrovica Prison in Serbia Switch to Hotel, Two Stars Behind Bars.

Hotel in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia which is operated by prisoners

Hotel in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia which is operated by prisoners

A prison in Serbia is also home to a hotel.

When you enter through the front door of the Srem, one of two hotels in Sremska Mitrovica, a receptionist welcomes you and assigns you a room on the first floor, accessible via a fancy double stairway.

The back entrance is different.

You enter along a fenced passageway fringed with razor-wire and with an armed guard at your side. Your room is at the foot of the stairwell, in a corridor behind heavy drapes and heavy-duty bars – no other way in or out.

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