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Hotel Skanste

Skanstes Iela 9, Riga LV-1013, Latvia
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Ranked #91 of 103 Hotels in Riga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015
Paweł R Krasnystaw, Poland
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old, worn out, torn furniture In the lobby area, horrible amenities no sitting area outside, promised wifi not working :( :( :( Staff not helpfull at all. Dull industry area 2km outside city center. Left same day for another accomodation. Didn't want to even see the room.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This hotel has such serious health and safety issues it would be closed down if in the UK. Apart from the few staff working there who were helpful and friendly there is nothing to recommend it. Pay a little extra and find somewhere nicer and closer to town. Examples: Shower cubicle covered in mould, nasty little beds with very cheap... More 

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Krasnystaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Friendly service, a little dirt in the bathroom, quiet location, llamas through the window :) .............................................................................................................................................................................................

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The thing was, as we are massive Robbie Williams fans when he announced a gig at Arena Riga we did what we normally do and booked the closest hotel to the arena, it's literally across a very small road! As most of our time wasn't spent in the hotel it didn't really matter what it was like, if that makes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is a dishonest business. In the description it says: living with animals possible. After payment of the hotel accommodation with animals reported: it is absolutely impossible! This is a clever hoax!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It was a great experience living in that hotel. All of the services, staff, catering was good. Staff was good. The only thing was that the location was much away from centre of the town and they should also display about there hotel atleast near to hotel, as it was very difficult to find it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I am sorry to report that Hotel Skanste is a place to avoid when staying in Riga. It may be one of the cheapest hotels but is also the least pleasant. The biggest gripe of all was that there was no heating in the rooms even though it was justified for the management to put it on. This meant I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I do simply not understand the bad reviews this hotel gets! Another case of Champagne tastes on beer Money! For what you pay this hotel is very good value! We paid just over £14.00 each for 2 separate twin rooms with breakfast! Where else in the EU can you stay in a 3 * hotel for that Price? The breakfast... More 

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