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Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   50 Kaleju Iela | Old Town, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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Ranked #1 of 99 Specialty lodging in Riga
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was perfect. Superb welcoming, with all the necessary answers (and we had questions). Very safe, clean (just depending on your roommates), perfect location. Overall, great stay there. Highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yep it's a good one. They've got it all sorted.. Location, staff, vibe, rooms, price.. I don't really need to write this review because they are already #1 on Tripadvisor..and I can see why. The bar crawl was a great way to meet folks and check out the town. We stayed in the 5bed private room because there was a... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Naughty Squirrel is located right in the middle of the old town of Rīga, within walking distance of everything worth seeing, plus the bus and train station. The staff is super friendly and helpful. They arrange various tours and activities each day, plus pubcrawls in the weekend. Rooms and facilities were always clean, thanks to the staff who were... More

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Palermo, Italy
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9 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Choose this hostel! Ok it can be a bit more expensive than the other hostels close to it, but for two euros more you can sleep in a wonderful place. Reception is full of young people ready to give you tons of advises and to organize you a nice night out with all the guests of the hostel! Five stars!!!

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Isafjordur, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights - one in a private room and another in a 4 woman dorm room. Both were great! There is a well-equipped kitchen which is one gathering place for the guests. It was clean and in the dorm room, my things were secure in a big locked cage under the bed. The staff is extremely friendly and... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I stayed in this hostel for two nights and I loved it. It is located right in the center of Riga not far away from the bus station and the most important sights of the city. This hostel has a great vibe and everyone that we met were nice (guests and staff) . Would definitely recommend it to those who... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Naughty Squirrel is in a perfect location in Riga old town. A short walk to the bus & train stations & in the charming old town area. The rooms are small but very clean & the bathrooms are neat & cleaned regularly. The common area is very social & has plenty of seating & there is a kitchen if you... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Everything about this hostel was great. But what especially made the difference to me was that everyone working there was REALLY nice, great to talk to or have fun with. All of it together made me feel very much home. I could really relax in the hostel. And I believe the other visitors felt like that as well, because everyone... More

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Dresden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

First of all, this is a great hostel and they have a perfect understanding of their profession. The goal of the hostel and its staff is not only to provide a nice and clean bed but also to make your stay in Riga as pleasant as possible. Since all members of the staff are very professional they easily achieve this... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Greeted at the door by friendly reception staff and offered a welcome shot, we immediately had a good impression of the place. It just kept going up from there. The hostel is in the BEST location you could hope for in Old Town and it is very clean; bathrooms are spacious enough with good hot shower pressure too. The girls... More

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Address: 50 Kaleju Iela | Old Town, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Naughty Squirrel Backpackers 1*
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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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