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Old Riga Hotel Vecriga

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
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Ranked #34 of 102 hotels in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
helsbels-p Leicester, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Lovely hotel in the Old Town, near to everything that we wanted to see and do (and just around the corner from the opera house). Friendly helpful staff with good English language skills, good quality simple breakfast, and clean room. I couldn't find fault with the hotel and would certainly stay there again.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Pros: great location, highly attentive and friendly staff (especially Victoria, who was amazing), good price in a traditional 'old style' hotel. Cons: the rooms are noisy from other guests and the street below. The breakfast is fairly modest. We enjoyed our stay but if we went to a Riga again we might stay in the city near great restaurants, cafés... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is well located, right in the city centre and 5 minutes from the bus station. Our room was very basic and with had an old fashion decoration. The negative about the bathroom was that everytime we showered, the floor became very wet. The TV signal in the room was bad but wifi on the other hand was very... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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248 reviews 248 reviews
16 hotel reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Belated review. Stayed in this hotel for 3 nights/4 days in May of this year and I could not have found a better location to explore Riga from, it is the in centre of the old town and within easy reach of many places of interest. Even though the hotel is near the centre of town is is very quite... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The good parts - a very good location and yes most rooms would be very quiet which is a big bonus in Riga as many hotels are on streets where noise could be a big issue. It is an old building and has charm. At 85 Euros it was not a bargain. Our particular room was quite large and the... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nice and quiet hotel in the center of Riga. If you stay in Riga for only a short time like we did, this hotel is very recommendable because it is located in the middle of the center. You can go sightseeing by foot and many restaurants are nearby. The rooms are a bit old fashioned but clean. By the way:... More

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

if you want to stay in Old Town Riga in an old authentic hotel - this might be the one. The hotel is in the center of town but in a quiet street. It is small (25 rooms) and rooms are relatively small as well. I booked a superior double room and there was just enough space for one person.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We stayed here recently. Our room was small for the price, had only a shower, and was not good value. The breakfast was only fair, at best. The location is good but, because Riga's Old Town is so concentrated, all the downtown hotels are well located. Most troubling for us was the lack of an elevator and lack of porter's... More

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129 hotel reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Some of the reviews for this hotel are a little negative so while the rate was good, I arrived with a little trepidation. I should not have worried as this was a great little hotel in a quiet street in the old town. We were in a room above the kitchen of the 'sister' restaurant; this might make the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I really enjoyed my stay at Hotel Vecriga and had a great time there - very friendly staff, awesome location, cozy room, nice restaurant. Its a great value for that money! Be sure to enjoy morning coffee on a hotel's sunny terrace and ask staff to recommend you some hotspots around the city.

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Address: Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Riga Hotel Vecriga 4*
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#25 Luxury Hotel in Riga
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vecriga in Latvian means "Old Riga." The romance of the medieval ages together with 21st century comfort, warm welcome and personal attention to every guest have made the hotel popular among tourists and business travellers. Hotel boasts an extensive collection of contemporary artwork, which is considered to be one of the finest in Riga. Hotel celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009. Quite a few famous people stayed in our hotel during these years: Dalai Lama, John Malcovich, Harry Harrison, Vladimir Molchanov, Tamara Gvardciteli and others. Hotel’s guestbook has numerous autographs and comments from well-known artists, politicians, writers, scientists and musician. ... more   less 
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