The ALCATRAZ Hotel in the context of which is under the patronage of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany standing initiative "Germany - Land of Ideas" as one of 365 places in the Land of Ideas has been chosen. On each day of the year is an event held at one of these places. On 31 July 2010 it was at the ALCATRAZ Hotel on the occasion of the day of the open door.
Visitors had the opportunity to get to know the whole house: Former prison officials, carried out the old, remaining cell block and the new, transformed into a hotel part. In the afternoon was the presentation of awards.