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Marstalu 12, Riga LV1050, Latvia
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Riga Hostel
Ranked #17 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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47 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location - walkable almost everywhere. Near the Stockman store with a nice supermarket for take-away food. Near main rail and bus stations as well. Kitchen's not big enough to accommodate all the guests. A bit difficult to find at first because it is inside the McD and upstairs. I stayed there around Sept, 2014.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice spacious room, bathrooms where clean and wifi and towels are provided. Location is good. Our problem here was that they messed up our booking and only have us a room for one out of two nights. Their hostel was full so this was unavoidable but the booking agency had to find us alternative accommodation which caused inconvenience during a... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My four friends and I stayed in Riga for the weekend and booked two rooms. The value for money was wonderful and so was the hostel staff. It was a very hospitable place with provision for breakfast, hygienic washrooms and friendly people. Us three girls stayed in a room with two comfortable bunk beds and the two boys stayed in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location of the hostel was very central and meant we were in walking distance to everything, However I'm not sure if the street was the best as there always seemed to be drunk / dodgy men hanging around outside - not great for 2 young girl travellers. However there was a MacDonalds at the bottom of the building so... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Both the best and worst thing about Riga hostel was the location. The definite upside was how close it was to the train and bus stations (less than five minutes walk), and it was only a short walk (10 minutes) from the old town. However, the downside was that it is located on the fifth floor of a building, where... More 

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Madrid, España
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The hostel is very centric. We came by late night from the airport until the hostel. When we went upstairs we saw some drunk people on the floor dreaming. I think it is safe however with you have a baby or child maybe is not good to see this. However the places is close to old riga to see the... More 

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Extremely clean, well located hostel. I stayed with my family of four and we were very happy with our two day stay. Near just about everything one wants to see so you walk out your door and there you are in 10 minutes or less. The young lady at the reception desk couldn't have been more pleasant or helpful. Clean... More 

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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104 reviews 104 reviews
32 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The location is excellent, which is close to the train/bus station. Riga is not a huge city to walk around, so it's quite convenient for backpackers. Since it's in the central place, keeping the window open during the night could be a bit noisy. The staff members are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is simple but fine. There are... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We stayed there for 4 nights. Great location. Hostel is located opposite the train station. Inside the train station building there is a large Rimi supermarket - open until midnight. If you like junk food you will be happy - on the ground floor there is McDonald's. The hostel is close to the city center. Amazing staff, friendly and very... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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31 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The hostel is great. Very nice desk lady welcomed me in the hostel and advised what to see in Riga. The room was very simple, but clean and comfortable. Bathrooms were available in few places. Mine was next to my room so I felt like it was my private one. Breakfest was very nice. Choice of jams and other vegetable... More 

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Address: Marstalu 12, Riga LV1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8

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