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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   E. Birznieka Upisa street, 20, Riga LV1050, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for a long weekend, we had a triple room which was enormous with perfectly adequate beds, very warm room, plenty of seating and chilling space and very clean shared bathrooms and showers. Nice communal area, very helpful and friendly staff (they printed off our boarding passes and bus tickets for us for no charge). Decent enough breakfast included in... More 

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Staying in Central Hostel was a nice experience. The room was clean and cozy with comfy hammock and big towels provided. Staff was helpful and friendly, but it is not for people with light sleep as you can hear literally everything through thin walls. The reason for no excellent rating was an extra bed we ordered, which was a half-broken... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I was very happy with central hostel. The people and staff there were super friendly and unique. You can't turn down the free coffee, tea, hot cocoa, tobacco, fire place, pancakes, etc. The location and plug ins within the hostel are ample and appreciated! Plus the internet access is impeccable and the common rooms make you feel like staying forever... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Friendly staff and good location, just 10 minutes walk from the old town... The hostel was quite busy and only had two showers, one of the two had cold water on both occasions that i used it! Not pleasant after a day sightseeing in a Baltic city! They could do with replacing the pillows but nevertheless good value for money... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice room, complimentary breakfast, not far from the Old Town and free parking on the premises. Only bad thing was the noise of other people on the corridor and quite cold during the night. However, good choice for those who travel to Riga and dont want to spend that much.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Spent two nights here while in Latvia. Room was really comfortable, bathroom was great and the free breakfast was a big bonus. Good location for getting to the Old Town and a really homely feel. The staff were the best I have come across in a Hostel for a long time, 24 hour reception and couldn't do enough to help... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Staff: really nice Location: good Breakfast: great Facilities: ok (except for the sheets, that didn't fit properly) Cleaning: very clean. It is a recommendable option. It was a short but enjoyable stay.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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88 reviews 88 reviews
10 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I enjoyed my stay there very much. It's very cozy and clean. The staff is super friendly. They smiled at me and greeted me every single time they saw me. I like the fact that even though the bathrooms are shared, they are normal ones with proper doors and privacy, not like other hostels which have multiple showers in a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Good location in riga, very clean room but one shared bathroom for five double rooms seems a little undersized. Our room had no blanks so it was very light in the early morning hours and the street outside was quite noisy. Free breakfast was toast, bread, marmelade and spread cheese. Staff was friendly and speaks english. Free gated parking lot... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here and the hostel was exceptional value. The hostel is set out in appartments and so there are lots of common / relaxation areas. Breakfast was good with the standard options and you could have as much as you wanted so were well set up for the day! Close to the train station but further out... More 

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Address: E. Birznieka Upisa street, 20, Riga LV1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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