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Central Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   E. Birznieka Upisa street, 20, Riga LV1050, Latvia
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Ranked #8 of 97 Specialty lodging in Riga
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent location! 5 to 10 minutes walk to the bus terminal and central market. The kichen is well equipped and very clean as the staff clean the kitchen frequently. Breakfast is good with fresh fruit. Common area is very nice. bathroom and toilet is clean too. I would surely come back to this hostel if I visit Riga again.

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I stayed for 3 nights midweek in a twin room ( 20) on the second floor ,and it was everything you could expect from a hostel room, and much much more. proper beds clean linen and towels. big room. and very very quiet, the location was walking distance from everywhere, no more than 15 mins from any part of town.... More

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Marseille, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We staid just one night in Riga, the location was pretty good, even though 15min by walking. Advice: taxi, really cheap in this country 5€ to go to downtown, 8€ from the port to the hostel. the Hostel Looks clean, and the room we booked for 4 people was quiet big ! The personal was really nice and smiling. To... More

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

There were no problems with this hostel. I liked: Big room - we had th biggest room in the place, I think it was room 7 apt 2 Clean bathroom - only share with people in your "apartment" so never more than 8 people Wifi works in the rooms Free towel Reception will book your taxi so it's waiting for... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Good price,clean,rooms are big breakfast is good. ı stayed in another hostel when ı was in Riga at winter, however this hostel is better. It is not easy to find hostel like this. Only problem is more far away from city center ıf ı compare with other hostels,5 minutes more walking not much.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I spent 10 days at the Central Hostel before starting my Erasmus Experience and while waiting to find an apartment. I can say only good things about this place. People were extremely nice and friendly. The room really spacious and well-designed. The location is not properly central but if you've been to Riga before it takes just 15 minutes walking... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I had a very nice stay in Central Hostel.. I felt like at home. The lounge is like your own living room, cosy and comfortable and so is the kitchen. I was impressed about the selection of herbal teas and there was a coffee maker with real coffee.There was free internet in the lounge and in the hallway and I... More

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Salvador, BA
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43 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Positive points: free wifi and internet computers, friendly staff, quiet hostel and neighborhood, close to bus station( 15 min by foot). Cheap hostel. Negative points: there isn’t a lavabo in the single room, the free breakfast is only juice, jam and bread. In general is a good place to stay in Riga, with good cost-benefit relation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The triple-bed room is smart and clean. Toilette and shower also very clean. There was no noisy. Staff is friendly and helpful. Only minus is the very small kitchen, but breakfast was quite good. Great place for weekend in Riga.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

seems good value for money > dirt cheap deal in booking.com and well situated hostel, comfortable parking if you come with your car. BUT BEWARE of BEDBUGS! normal hostel could not afford this kind of issue for long. information travels at light speed. stayed on 2nd floor room # 26. hostel owners should take this issue very seriously.

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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*
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