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Riga Old Town Hostel & Backpackers Pub

Valnu Iela 43, Riga LV1050, Latvia
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Ranked #14 of 85 Specialty lodging in Riga
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

we came here for to stay in new years eve. Nothing to complain, newly renovated, stylish, great and friendly staff :) location is perfect, near to the bus station and very easy to get to the oldtown streets:)

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here for a couple of days at the end of October and we were blown away by just how good this place was. I'm aware that the hostel had been doing renovation work on it for some time before we went there so that would explain some of the reviews that didn't rate the place... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This hostel is at the best area at the old town of riga! When we arrived we got a free beer and a smile at the reception...THE WAY TO DO IT! The showers are super nice & plenty of them, The rooms are nice & clean... And the beds are nice and cozy...

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I understand that the conditions in the hostel may be modest. I expect it when booking hostel, but here it was just dirty. Fortunately, I was only one night. The kitchen was dirty, dirty kitchen worktops and utensils. The room had a leaky windows, we could hear the noise of the small streets and pub. The bathroom was ok -... More

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Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We were staying in a private room in a building beside the reception. Good location, very close to bus stop, central market and central train station. A bit noisy a night (doors) and just clean enough. The staff was really helpful. Great french cafe, perfect for breakfast, juste at your door. Good choice for a cheap stay.

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london
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

i stayed in both dorms and private rooms. both dirty, both smell bad (cigarettes, damp). cleaning is infrequent and not thorough, they only seem to clean the most obvious places, for example the windowsills were full of dead flies and weeks of dust. the bathrooms were horrible. the sheets are too small and come off as soon as you move... More

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Thankfully, we stayed there just one night. The whole place is stinking because of moist, mixed with some other undefined smell. Toilet and bathroom are in horrible condition. The mattresses are worn and bedding is poor with questionable cleanliness. There is no living room...no place to chill and rest, just a pub, where it was very difficult to fall a... More

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Riga, Latvia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Friendly, with pub, best location, used to be excellent prices now just good and great company! No doupt where to go in Riga!

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Address: Valnu Iela 43, Riga LV1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
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Ranked #14 of 85 Specialty lodging in Riga
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