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Grand Palace Hotel

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5.0 of 5
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Pils Street 12, Riga LV 1050, Latvia
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Ranked #5 of 102 Hotels in Riga
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food at Suite Restaurant poor. Hotel old and dark with low ceilings. Very hard to imagine this as a "Leading Hotel of the World". Would not recommend this property! The hotel boasts that it is "well located". This may be the only redeeming quality. The property itself is quite "down in the heel".

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel this weekend and I have to say the following; this is not a leading hotel of the world. Yes, it has a great location, descent front office service and attentive staff, but being a Leading hotel of the world comes with certain obligations and anticipations, and this hotel does not deliver sufficiently on these parameters,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently refurbished, this hotel is quiet and unassuming from the outside, on a narrow street just off the Dom Square. Inside it is magnificent, with quiet, helpful and friendly service at very reasonable rates.

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Marite V, Sales manager at Grand Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue B Thank you for sharing your positive review of Grand Palace Hotel! We are honoured that you chose to stay with us while you were in Riga. I agree that our hotel location is fantastic for exploring exciting Riga Old town, as a lot of tourist attractions and several Unesco World heritage monuments are just round the corner.... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as I step into the hotel, immediately I smell a bucket of lilies and feel the genuine 5-star palace mostly because of the elegant atmosphere and luxurious decor which invites you to relax and unwind. This is a first class hotel with excellent service in an old town of Riga and an exquisite property with the perfect location.... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located just moments from the main Cathedral square the Grand Palace is only €10 from the airport in a taxi. Arrival was a bit of a pain since the road outside the entrance was full with parked cars requiring us the wheel suitcases a distance along the pavement. Not too much of an issue but having to struggle with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel on several occasions, the service is always great & it is difficult to fault the hotel in any way & I am very picky about hotels. The location is great being right next to the centre of Riga, the rooms are spotless & have been modernised recently, the bathrooms are great & the shower... More 

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Keynsham, England, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful friendly reception (although my low chair across the desk opposite the receptionist did make it feel slightly like a job interview, or something from Reggie Perrin!), and impeccable service throughout in this fairly luxurious hotel. Above all else, the location in a side street between the castle and cathedral square makes it a perfect base for exploring the old... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival I was met at the door by a concierge who offered assistance with luggage (a small suitcase) up a short flight of stairs to the reception area. The first impression of the hotel from the street was that it was not much to write home about, but appearances can be deceiving.... The reception, foyer and general ambiance when... More 

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for seven nights in this beautiful and romantic hotel in Riga/Latvia. It is located in the center of the city and it's easy to reach the most important sightseeing spots from there within walking distance. Everything was perfect, we can really recommend the Grand Palace Hotel to everybody.

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New York City, New York
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I'm a travel journalist, so I spend a reasonably large % of my time on the road and in hotels. This is not a five star hotel. In fact, they should be embarrassed to even try to call themselves a 5-star. I have spent many nights in top class hotels, and while I didn't expect the Grand Palace to be... More 

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Iveta P, General Manager at Grand Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JSBESQ, Thank you for your comments. I am glad to hear that you liked the location of the hotel and our food. Allow me to answer the various points you made: - You mention that our bar is overpriced. Rest assured that this is not the case; our drinks are cheaper than in comparable hotels in N.Y.C. or other... More 

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