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Grand Hotel Riga

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22 Pidunavski blvd, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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155 reviews 155 reviews
39 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Hotel Riga after a gruelling 83 mile cycle ride in the hot sun and with a dodgy knee...from the outside it's not the best looking, tall tower block of old school communist design that you might choose to pass by. Staff were instantly helpful and friendly, storing bikes securely and we were upgraded to better rooms, I... More 

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Spa, Belgium
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great find: Good value for money, good service, free wifi, safe parking, spacious rooms with good qualtiy finish. Beautiful view of Danube. And in easy walking distance of a lovely city centre. highly recommended.

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Monza, Italy
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32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The building is horrible from outside , but inside they are restoring most of the floors. Floor 10 where I was is really nice fresh and clean. The reception is managed by a smiling girl able to answer most of the questions. A 40 minute massage only 20 lev... That' a life!!!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an old soviet style hotel. It's not bad, but old... They have a few newly renovated rooms on the top floors, these are "European standard". Spend your money on these... They are still half the price from Europe... And with a great view over the city and river. Breakfast was not so good, here they still have something... More 

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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We happened to be in Ruse and spent one night in this hotel. Location is good and the view over the river was beautiful, but that was all about it. As we were staying only one night we wanted to book a standard room. However we were prompted at the reception to upgrade to a "standard plus" and advised to... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I knew nothing about ruse when I arrived and was surprised to find such quality standards. Rooms were very clean and smelled pleasantly. From the 10th floor I had an amazing view of the river and city. This is a full service hotel with all the amenities you will need. The only thing better than the room was the panoramic... More 

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Bath
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had 1 night at this wonderful hotel. We were upgraded and had a beautiful suite which was huge, clean and had lovely views over the Danube. We were greeeted by fresh fruit and handmade truffles in our room. The staff at the hotel are friendly, approachable and the service is excellent - far beyond anything else we experienced anywhere... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Old hotel with nice location, good breakfast= The room is terrible, too small, with old towels and blanket, with terrible old bathroom. This hotel is 1 *, not 3*. It is too expensive for that poor room I shall never go there again

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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The hotel is not fully renovated but the location, the lobby, the restaurants (especially panoramic restaurant), the staff, the service, the view are exellent!!! Strongly recommended if you want to be in the heart of Russe and to have great view of Danube river!

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Tekirdag, Turkey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Don't be confused about the three stars. This hotel is the best hotel we have ever stayed in Bulgaria. The staff were very helpful. The hotel was clean. The decorations were very good. The room was very spacious. There wew 46" LCD with 130 channels. We took superior room and it was worth every penny. There was a seperate aircondition... More 

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