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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Valnu 45, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Ranked #37 of 102 Hotels in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

you have whats you pay for very good location but breakfast can be better thanks for good service staff is nice rooms have bath whats is very positive good size good quality and serviss for tree star hotel

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Netanya, Israel
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The room was tiny, we could hardly move, it was very warm, no a.c. and we could not open the window because there was a very noisy pub just under it with tables on the sidewalk. They asked us to pay in advance at the reception, they claimed that the hotel was full so we couldn't get another room. the... More

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Mechelen, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Pros: -Close to city center, railway, tram and bus station and market place. Very good location! -Staff @ reception is very friendly, willing to do an extra effort if needed. -Reasonable price category. -Breakfast is ok. -Rooms are clean. Cons: -There seems to be a problem with the plumbing, sometimes causing an unpleasant smell in the bathroom. Solved by pouring... More

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lucerne
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Forums seems to be in a great location on the fringe of the old town of Riga but it has the immense drawback of being right next door to a hostel where drinkers, mostly young, gather from early evening until the small hours and make a non-stop din. A good night's sleep in any room on the street is... More

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Good central hotel. Easy to get to from airport can see hotel as soon as you get off bus bus fares are very cheap in Latvia. Pleasant room but a bit small, good size bathroom everything spotlessly clean. It was a bit noisy from the hostel next door and the building sight but we found the double glazing very good... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Considering the price the hotel was ok. Location is excellent, breakfast good enough and the free wi-fi in use. We asked the silent room and we got one from the top floor. Only noise came from the room next to us where some young British/Scottish/Irish dudes had their own fun. Room itself was a small one, view to chimney stack... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Backpacker Hostel at the front is very noisy in the evenings. Construction next door is very noisy Mon-Frid 7.00am-6.00pm. Bar at rear of hotel also generates noise though music does go off at 10.00. Random drunks and fighting in back alley behind hotel goes on till 5.00am. Hotel has just bought fans to deal with heat but open windows (no... More

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Bedford
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed for 2 separate nights en route to Southern Estonia for a wedding. Location very good. Hotel a bit dated especially as you enter your room. If you stay overlooking the main street, it is VERY noisy from the Aussie Backpackers bar below. Still going loud and strong at 5am! Was very warm in the room so had to... More

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Potenza, Italy
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60 reviews 60 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed in this hotel with my girlfriend on Easter. The position is very good, very close both to the bus/train station and to the oldtown. The price was good too, the room was big enough and quite clean. I enjoyed the morning breakfast. These are the pluses. Now the minuses. - We clearly requested a double room but we... More

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Denver, Colorado
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This is an ideal hotel if arriving by bus or train! Literally a 5 minutes walk from the bus station yet in the nice old town. Clean, excellent service, breakfast buffet just like the expensive places. Old town location and low rates. That's everything I wanted! Sometimes it all works out well.

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Address: Valnu 45, Riga 1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
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Hotel Class:3 star — Forums Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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