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Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

50 Kaleju Iela | Old Town, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily the best hostel I have stayed in! Staff, cleanliness, location, price - all fantastic. Not to mention the pub crawl! The hostel also organise a number of activities like AK47 rifle shooting. Would go back in a heartbeat and would not stay anywhere else!

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Milano
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great courtesy, very clean, 24h checkin with free local spirit shot. I arrived at 4am and the receptionist explained my everything. Room was clean, nice and also refrigerated by an electronic conditioner :-) A lot of bathrooms and showers and all perfectly clean! 10 out of 10 for this marvellous hostel in the very heart of Old Riga town! Thank... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in March. Really great location and staff. Good for drinking and activities. They will organise shooting, bungee and bobsleds etc. They make you feel welcome from when you step in the door. The pub crawls aren't bad but we had better nights out going to our own choices, so don't feel scared about doing this.

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Split, Croatia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was traveling alone but after two minutes in hostel I already found party crew.. people are awesome, staff is really nice, helpful... there is so many activities you can do there (bobsledding, AK shooting, party crawl... ) Hostel is really clean, bathrooms are great (cleaning lady was cleaning several times a day), beds are comfortable.. and it is in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, nice people and really good parties! Right in the heart of the Old town of Riga, pretty close to all the must see attractions. Must go bobsledding and shooting. Too bad that during winter you are not able to go bungee jumping.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed here as a group of 8 lads on a bit of a wild one, and aside from being told off (in jest) a few times for being too loud, it was excellent. We met some great people, and the pub crawls were excellent. Budget accommodation with an amazing atmosphere, and crazy cheap.

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Naughty Squirrel is a speacial kind of hostel. Perfect location, fantastic facilities, pleanty of activities for guests, and the staff as well as the ownership truly care about not only running a great hostle, but giving you a great experience. They had the right set up to cater to the party people and those looking for a quieter vacation. Recommend... More

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Paderborn, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We just came to Riga for one night and we did not have any expectations to the hostel - just a bed, a shower and some nice tips for sightseeing. We got everything and even more. The waitresses are absolutely nice, funny and very beautiful. They knew everything we needed to know and explained everything about our stay. Some people... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Me and my touring band stayed at the squirrel for 4 nights & It was supper! Great staff. Great rooms. Great vibe. They have plenty of showers / toilets. The wifi works great on all floors and its at the best area in the old town! Highly recommended!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Fantastic Hostel. We went here mid-December 2013 and it wasn't too busy but still had a good atmosphere. Had a lot of fun doing the shooting, traditional Latvian dinner and just partying in general. Had good chats with the owners and all the awesome staff ;) and they were all very helpful and showed our group a great time. Cheap... More

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Address: 50 Kaleju Iela | Old Town, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 83 Specialty lodging in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aussie owned Backpackers in the Heart of the Old Town. Only 300m to Main Square, Airport Bus, Central Markets, Bus Station, Supermarkets and many Bars/Restaurants. AK47 Shooting, Bobsled, Free Walking Tours, Pub Crawls, Latvian Food Nights, Karaoke, Husky Dog Sledding, Daily Happy Hours, Latvian Beer Tastings and much more! Voted No.1 Hostel in Latvia 2009 and 2010.A Genuine Backpackers for Real Travellers !!!!!** NO STAG PARTIES ALLOWED **Clean, Secure and Fun backpackers hostel in Old Riga for small groups and solo travellers. We are a true backpackers with friendly local staff that will help you 24hrs.** Female Only Dorms Available!! Our prices include all taxes, all linens and your bed already made for you... PLUS a FRESH TOWEL!!- FREE internet and WIFI- FREE lockers and locks- FREE Foosball Table- FREE shower and hand soap- FREE tea all day- FREE guide map- FREE popcorn & gumibears (Movie Nights)- FREE good times and awesome memories. We offer you TWO common rooms to meet other backpackers and a fully equipped KITCHEN for cooking 24 hours. All dorm rooms have large security lockers under each bed that can fit your whole backpack. ... more   less 
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