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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TripAdvisor Awards Six Senses and Evason Resorts with 2013 Certificates of Excellence

Six Senses Samui Island Thailand

Six Senses Samui Island Thailand

Five Six Senses resorts and three Evason resorts have been listed as winners of the prestigious 2013 Certificate Of Excellence, by TripAdvisor. The Six Senses resorts are located in Oman, Thailand and Vietnam, while the Evason resorts are located in Jordan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Six Senses Samui also received the Certificate of Excellence for it’s fine dining restaurant, Dining On The Rocks.

The Certificate of Excellence Winner award identifies hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.

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