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Guesthouse Jakob Lenz

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Lencu 2, Riga LV1010, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guesthouse Jakob Lenz is right in the heart of the Art Nouveau District. The hotel is clean and the staff is welcoming and helpful. Additionally, you are an easy walk through parks to Old Town Riga. Parking is available as well. Definitely worth the look if staying on a budget while near the heart is things if important

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London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here three times and enjoyed each one. All the rooms were very very clean and the bathrooms were kept well also. The front staff were helpful and knowledgeable. It is located about a 10-15 min walk from the new city and about 20-30 minutes from the old town. There is a large grocery story 5 minutes away as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a great budget Guesthouse in a slightly delapidated (but by no means seedy) residential district on the northern fringe of the art-nouveau district of Riga. About 25-30 minutes walk from bus or train station, but the walk itself (either through the Kronvalda Parks or the art nouveau district itself) is very attractive. Rooms were cosy, clean and quiet... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed at this place for 2 nights in summer.The location is alright, walking distance to the old town. After the whole day of walking you might be a little hesitant to walk back tho. It has a safe carpark in the court yards. The room was good size but not in the best condition. The courtain had come undone... More

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Mold
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We loved this place, dont be put off by its location down a shabby side street.A fine old building with stone floors and an iron spiral staircase-full of atmosphere, large airy rooms and an excellent breakfast plus good service.It is situated right next to the spectacular Art Noveau district of Riga.The only downside is that any not very fit guests... More

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Minsk
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

The price is realy good for riga. As mentioned bellow, breakfast is delicios. You got everything you need. Rooms are not so big, but with a good furniture. So it is a very good oplace to styay in Riga. The only issue is that it is located outside the city center. So youi will have to walk, and plan you... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

While in Tallinn, Estonia I attempted to book Guesthouse Jakob Lenz online. All went well until I got into the booking page which was only in Estonian. I did note that the rates for the dates I wanted were 27-29 euros. Subsequently, I tried to book with other English-language Web sites but the booking page never came up. So we... More

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Trento, Italia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

We spent 3 nights in this hostel. Very clean, big enough room, helpful and friendly staff and free internet (when it works..). A special mention for breakfast, definitely the best I've ever found in a hostel. Situated in a quiet street in the middle of the Art Noveau district, just 10/15 mins walking from the old town. Highly raccomended to... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

Before we came to Riga, we heard that Riga is quite an expensive city so we were happy to find Jakob Lenz guesthouse. It is a nice guesthouse with special sort of atmosphere. It is something between a hostel and a hotel. Personally, I don't like sterile hotels, I'd rather stay in a budget hotel with a "soul". We were... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

We had a fab trip to Latvia for the capital's marathon. We've reviewed the Jakob Lenz under various headings, and given some recommendations at the end. Comms - There is one computer terminal with free web access is available in the foyer. It's a bit slow. The receptionist kindly printed out a couple of important documents for us, for no... More

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Address: Lencu 2, Riga LV1010, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Jakob Lenz 2*
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