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3 Merkela street, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is more like a hostel room with a very basic shared kitchen/reception room and shared bathroom with non functioning shower. I booked this place with the expectation that standards would be in the lower segment, but still was a little disappointed with what we ended up with. I didn't mind the poor kitchen area, but if you plan on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Pros: - communal kitchen - friendly staff - great location Cons: - we had no hot water and the staff tried to "fix" this by giving us a key to someone else's bathroom without even asking the other person, plus we had paid extra for a private bathroom which was then somewhat pointless - a very old and ugly building... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Reception at 3 floor very small area and owner has very small old table and no one there most of the time These are not apartment as advertised The owner rented few floors of an old building and create small rooms Rooms are very small with old single bed and not clean bed sheets about 10 years old. nothing on... More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Great place for few nights stay for people who looking for cheap accommodation in the centre. Host is very helpful and providing discount cards for few bars n cafeteria.. location is simply one of the best for such affordable price, 5 mins walking to the centre nd jst street crossing to train station! Rooms are simple and kinda empty with... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Don´t expect to get a luxury apartment for this price level. The apartment was spacios and quite clean (the beds were...hmmmm not so nice), there is no fridge but they offer free wifi. Location was good, it´s about 400 meters to the central railway station. The staff was very helpfull and nice. We had a apartment on the upper floor,... More 

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Carmagnola, Piemonte, Italy
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

3 nights in couple, in a private room with bathroom. Apartment is not great but acceptable for the low price. The room was big enough, the bathroom quite clean. The owner very friendly and hospitable, we did have discounts at various places where we can eat and drink. Very close to the center, 5-10 minutes walk. There is no sign... More 

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Moscow
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77 reviews 77 reviews
71 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

We (myself and my wife) stayed at the apartment for 1 night in the middle of June 2011. Pros: - The location was brilliant, just 2 min walk to the old town and railway station. - Price - 25 Eu (18 Lvl) only for two big rooms in apartment (for 4 persons in total, but we were only two!!) with... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The first thing I would say is that I had no problem with the staff their at all. They were nice people and helped us with getting taxi's and telling us where places are. Now the bad part - Nazi symbol on the wall as you entered the building - Dirty bathroom, now this goes further into things such as... More 

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Francy da Roma
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

I have recently been to this Guest House in the center of Riga. A few minutes by feet from here and you are at the railway station, and also very close to some big malls. It took my family and I 10 minutes (walking distance) to reach the old center of Riga, Vecriga, the old town, that is simply fantastic!... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

I loved this hotel! It's near the Old Riga, and a bus station ir very near. Room was clean and tidy, provided with all facilities that I needed. Also, the staff was perfect! Showed me all places that I could get a discount and to buy souvenirs and other things cheaper. Even showed me a nice cafe to sit and... More 

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