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Riga Old Town Hostel & Backpackers Pub

Valnu Iela 43, Riga LV1050, Latvia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great local beer selection and even a tasting set of many Latvia beers for just 10 eur. Had the Latvian lagers and Coopers stout. Just good place for a break and some beers before heading deeper into the old town... Cool hipster bus inside the building where the beers are sold. Seats and tables are all DIY :D but comfy.... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are many reasons to visit Riga's Old Town. If like us, one of them is for great beer in great pubs, then you should seek this place out. It was not that difficult for us to find as it turned out, being only 2 streets away from our hotel. But even if you need to make a bit more... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this place! I went here everyday I was in Riga and loved everything about it. Drink prices are cheap. Decor is awesome and everyone here is friendly. I'd definitely recommend visiting this bar even if it's just to admire the unique toilet decor- beer pump sinks! Don't forget to taste the honey or cranberry beer!

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Morecambe
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this bar in the old City of Riga, the bar itself is a converted campervan and it's brilliantly done. The atmosphere inside is great, friendly and relaxed. Staff very friendly and drink reasonable. Really worth a visit. !!

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Turin, Piemonte, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

one of the best hostels i've ever been. the room, despite being with 10 people, was big, with lockers, nice lockers, nice bed. wi-fi was very good and fast, the shower was hot, the decoration of the hostel was perfect. and the bar was the best.. i miss the cherry and honey beer even today. totally recommended! :)

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Never been in a hostel before but we could not resist going in to see the unusual bar and it was great inside. although i would not stay here or any hostel this was great to stop for a drink and take in the interior

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Turku, Finland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

What I liked the most about this hostel was the modern and funky design and the general vibe of the place. This is not the best place if you're looking for a good nights sleep. It is however great for meeting people and socialising. The bar downstairs is a relaxing place to grab a beer and the staff is friendly.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a pub backpackers. Downstairs (ground floor and level 1) is a pub. Its small but gets packed out of Friday nights with locals and other travellers. Every other night tends to be smaller crowds but it occasionally gets unexpectedly busy. Considering its a pub levels 3-5 tend to get noisy. The room doors are fairly well insulated but... More 

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Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I've stayed at hostels all over Europe in the past few years and this was the best yet! We actually planned to only stay for two nights but that turned into four because we were having such an amazing time. The facilities were very good, and the staff were brilliant (particular mention to Zane, Ruta and Madara!)- really helpful on... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked a full eight bed dorm well in advance - by a matter of several months - for the groomsmen as part of a holiday tour prior to a wedding. At check-in, staff were friendly, polite, helpful, and even offered a complimentary beer on arrival- the entire experience was above that that could be expected, except for the fact... More 

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