World’s Most Luxurious Prisons

Bastoy Prison, Norway

If you’ve got your heart set on committing a nonviolent crime, these are the place to go.


Otago Corrections Facility, New Zealand

Otago corrections facility has medium security. It provides comfortable rooms and teaches prisoners job skills in light engineering, dairy farming and cooking.


Justice Center Leoben, Austria

Justice Center at Leoben provides each prisoner is a single cell, with a private bathroom, and kitchenette and a television. They also have weight room, basketball court and outdoor recreation.


Champ-Dollon Prison, Switzerland

Champ-Dollon Prison has spacious triple-occupancy cells that each include a bathroom and could pass for a typical UCLA dorm room.


Halden Prison, Norway

Halden Prison’s inmates enjoy the spacious single rooms and private bathroom while sharing a kitchen with a dozen of his neighbors. The prison also has a library, rock wall climbing, prison’s recording studio.


Bastoy Prison, Norway

Bastoy Island in the middle of the Oslofjord has a minimum security prison which houses over 100 inmates. The inmates live in small cottages and work on the prison farm. Tennis, fishing, horseback riding and sunbathing are pastimes of the prisoners.


Sollentuna Prison, Sweden

The Sollentuna Prison’s cell includes comfortable mattresses and private bathrooms. After prisoners hit the weight room, they can cook up a meal in the state of the art kitchen before kicking back and watching TV on the couch.