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Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

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50 Kaleju Iela | Old Town, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely one of the coolest hostel I have ever been to so far. The hostel is perfectly located nearby Riga Old Town and where the most important pubs are. The staff is just perfect, the are all so kind and they make your stay in Riga just unforgettable! Cleaning conditions are definitely good and you have nothing to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is perfect for those on a cheap drinking trip around Europe...and not so good if you are hoping for an old school backpackers kind of place. Pros - helpful staff, lots of info / opportunities to do stuff in the city, good value Cons - drunken French teenagers desperately trying to pull, and only succeeding in being sick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place to stay in Riga. Spotlessly clean, friendly helpful staff, great facilities, excellent location in the old Town, and easy to find off the 22 bus from the airport. Truly the only thing missing is an elevator

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is great, the staff is very helpful, giving advises about what to do when you have no idea. It is walking distance from the train station and in the oldtown. If you don't have a place to stay choose this and if you already have other than this, think it twice.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such an awesome time staying here! I've stayed at a lot of hostels in my time but this one definitely takes the lead!! The staff were super friendly and always willing to join in with the activities. The atmosphere was very lively and the common area was such a good hang out. Location was central and cost just... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fact that the moment I turned up to the hostel I was offered a free shot... I knew im going to like it here. (Unfortunately for me I was already suffering from some heavy drinking before hand I threw it all up)! The staff (bar one) where lovely! Very chatty and helpful given us tips about the area! One... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Really cool staff and place. Only a few minutes far away from main bus station. ecxactly in the old town. city is not so beautiful but hostel will make your vacation unforgottable! friendly, kind people, clean and comfortable rooms, excellent wifi. definitely excellent choice! Thanx again.

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Gottingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Perfect ! I was there with a friend for 2 days. The hostel was great with its several commun rooms, the bedroom comfortable and nice, the walls funny with their paintings. But the best was the welcome, the ladys were amazing, and incredibly friendly. One of the best hostels I ever been. And they have free access computers and several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What an amazing weekend! I will never forget this hostel. The staff are literally amazing, the rooms are of high quality and the atmosphere is incredible. Big thank you to all the staff at the Naughty Squirrel! Especially Dana, Sabrina, Ivea, Alice and Nuno. We are definitely coming back to visit!

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We had a really nice stay in the NSB hostel! With a group of 17 students, we were here in February 2015. Although the hostel usually doesn't accept groups of this size, they made an exception for us, which was really nice. The hostel was easy to reach from the airport (take bus 22 and walk for a few minutes,... More 

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