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“Good hotel not far from Vecriga” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Edvards
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Dzirvanu 45 / 47, Riga LV-1010, Latvia   |  
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Ranked #41 of 102 hotels in Riga
Moscow
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3 hotel reviews
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“Good hotel not far from Vecriga”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Small hotel is located next to streets with famous Jugendstyle buildings, in 10 minutes walk from the Old Riga. Staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast is usual, nothing special, but ok, There's no noise from the street because the hotel is in the yard, it is a big advantage.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Amazing hotel in the heart of the city. Me and my wife were surprised by the prices, location and service. In 10 minutes walk - The Old City, Train Station, Bus Stop, Shuttle Bus stop (well, the latter two are in 3-5 minutes walk).
So, I definitely recommend this hotel for those who planning to spend some days in Riga.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

I stayed there for one night only, but I would be very glad to visit it again. The staff were very freindly and helpful (yes, they are really ready to solving your problems). Breakfast was good, various and with tasty coffee. The hotel is located close to the historical center and in the same time it's not far from Jugendstil quarter (if you like 'art nouveau', take a look). So, it's very good place, strongly recommended.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

We spent in hotel Edvards 4 days and all this time we were getting pleasure of high professional, friendly oriented, hospitable staff.
Room was clean, breakfast was plentiful and delicious.

Our vacation was nice.

We are glad to recommend this hotel

Thank you

Best regards

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

I can't imagine why this hotel isn't more highly rated here, I really enjoyed my stay and would certainly stay again if I go back to Riga. The staff were very helpful - no need to trek over to the T.I. My room was a little oddly shaped, but I liked it, and it certainly came with functioning AC.

So, the bedroom was comfortable, with plenty of closet space. The shower was big enough to turn around in, and the (hot) water stayed where it was supposed to. Breakfast included eggs cooked to order and loads of good coffee and juice. Wifi worked in my room (unlike the place I just stayed in Tallinn), and the front desk printed my boarding pass for me.

Certainly, if you want a big western chain hotel you should stay at the Radisson nearby, but you can do that at home. Equally, if you've come to Riga to get drunk and crawl home at 4:00 in the morning, you'd be better off in the old town. Otherwise, this hotel is well placed for the best of the Art Nouveau buildings, and is only a short walk from the old town.

While there is more choice of eating (and drinking) places in the old town, there are two very good wine bars (D'Vine and Tinto) to the east, and the lovely Art Cafe Sienna to the west. And don't miss the Apsara tea house - the one in the park with the spiral staircase.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

In the center of Riga, right next to the fashionable Elisabetes street, is positioned this impecably clean family run hotel. No more than 5 minute walk from the historical center.
The service at Edvards is attentive and helpful, rooms not too large and pretty basic but the bathrooms are quite spacious and immaculate, the wifi is free, the TV has a full satelite pack, and breakfast is surprisingly rich and varied.
A genuine steal, especially in the high season.

Room Tip: Try to get a room with a balcony - if they have one they will gladly give it to you.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

No air conditioning...it was in the 80's and the courtyard serves as a reflector oven.
Staff was wonderful. TV was miniscule, hung on the wall towards the corner, leaving a big blank space to stare at from the bed. Nice prints poorly positioned on other walls. It they wish to pursue boutique designation they need to check a number of other fine hotels in Riga's old town for ideas, particularly for placement. Location is excellent for walking tours of the old town and the art nouveau architecture district. I've visited Riga old town extensively in the late 90's and the current mix of old and new styles clash and interesting shops replaced by more casinos and tawdry restaurants. However, the resurgent art nouveau residential area alone was worth a visit. Free Internet access.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Edvards

Address: Dzirvanu 45 / 47, Riga LV-1010, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #41 of 102 hotels in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Edvards 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel has 20 comfortable rooms tailored also for guests with special requirements. Rest assured that, with a stay at Hotel EDVARDS, you will feel a special sense of coziness and the unique charm of a small family-run hotel. At Hotel EDVARDS, you can have the best of both worlds. You will be staying in the very centre of Riga where the heart of the old Hansa city beats and at the same time, escape from the sound of bypassing public transport and the city’s hustle as the house is located in a peaceful and private inner court yard. ... more   less 
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