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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
    3.5 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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
156 helpful votes 156 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
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

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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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I had a great stay here. Good location right near the bus station and old town. It was clean and the facilites were good. Friendly party atmosphere. Good value for money. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Group of ten stayed for 3 nights. The camper bus as the bar is awesome and the theme carries right through. Plenty of choice of drink and very keenly priced. Staff are amazing, friendly and fun. Room was great with different city names on beds (again attention to detailed back packers theme) cages under bed to store belongings. Toilets and... More 

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JarrodSquirrel, Owner at Riga Old Town Hostel & Backpackers Pub, responded to this review

Thanks again for staying guys but we actually DONT ACCEPT STAG PARTIES, if we had know your group was a stag party we would have cancelled your booking and helped you find alternate accommodation in Riga. Cheers! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

After finding out our hostel no longer existed, we ended up here for a two night stay and landed well on our feet. The owner and bar staff were friendly, offering a free drink on arrival and then one every day of our stay. He also spent a good hour telling us where we sshould and shouldn't go, got us... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This hostel is really gorgeous and very clean. The showers are nicer than my shower at home with great water pressure, rain shower heads, and plenty of hot water. The staff are also very nice, and the "free breakfast beer" is a funny idea. Location is great. However, the bar below makes it nearly impossible to sleep until after 2:30... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

One of the best hostels I've seen. Turns out, this place got new owners a couple of months ago and also a complete makeover. So, some of the reviews that say this place is dirty, are wrong. The place was spotless the whole entire time. The bathrooms and showers were super clean. Comfortable beds, you get a free beer when... More 

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Address: Valnu Iela 43, Riga LV1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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