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“Short stay, no complaints” 4 of 5 stars
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Old Riga Hotel Vecriga
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga LV-1050, Latvia   |  
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Ranked #58 of 103 Hotels in Riga
Oslo
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132 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Short stay, no complaints”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I was on a business trip, checked into the hotel in the afternoon, came in late, slept and left early. There seemed to be a very good breakfast, ordered and served at the table. As I was in a terrible hurry in the morning, I had to leave before it was finished. They were not v e r y slow, and this was not well behaved on my part.

The room was quite big and nice. There is a nice backyard where you can have a drink and write postcards, I guess I will return.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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gloucestershire
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Small, unassuming hotel in an excellent location for Old Town Riga. Our room was on the small side but immaculately clean. You must try the restaurant. We had dinner there on our first night and it was fantastic. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Overall an excellent value for money hotel in a beautiful city.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Stayed in this lovely hotel for four nights and wishing I had booked for fourteen. Riga is a beautiful city, so much to do and places to visit and this lovely small hotel seems to be in the centre of everywhere you would want to visit, we never once had to make use of taxi or bus service. The hotel itself is small but perfect, lovely room, resurant, great food and fantastic friendly staff. My friend and I were looking for tickets for the opera, and the owners son managed to get us great seats to a "sold out" concert, above and beyond the call of duty, and we loved the show. We will return to like memorable city, and will most certainly be staying at Old Riga Hotel Vecriga.

  • Stayed February 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Staff very helpful
Rooms basic but very clean
Location perfect
Restaurant stunning
Great value

We loved Riga and will certainly stay at ths hotel again.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We visited from 19th September until 23rd September. The Hotel was very near all the bars and restaurants which was good for my husband as he has mobility problems. We had a small room on the ground floor overlooking the courtyard. The only problem not a lot of natural light but got used to it. We had breakfast once while in the hotel. Thought it was quite expensive for what we had so we ate out after that. The staff were helpful especially after an unfortunate experience with a taxi from the airport. Always take the GREEN BALTIC TAXIS the price is fixed we unfortunately did not and landed up paying 15 Euros but the hotel very kindly managed to track down the offending driver and we received somemoney back!!

Room Tip: We asked for a low floor but my sister and partner has a room on the first floor which was really go...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

all of old town is right our your front door. the room we stayed in was great with a big flat screen tv, minifridge and enough space for my wife, one year old son and myself to move around. we were very happy with the room.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kirkland, Washington
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70 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

This hotel is on a small street in the old city. The street is closed to traffic, but there is taxi access a half block away. The room was clean and fairly roomy, and the staff was helpful. In all, this is a good choice for value, although the rooms at the front can be quite noisy on the week-ends (Riga is a party town).

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Gleznotaju 12 / 14, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 103 Hotels in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Riga Hotel Vecriga 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vecriga in Latvian means "Old Riga." The romance of the medieval ages together with 21st century comfort, warm welcome and personal attention to every guest have made the hotel popular among tourists and business travellers. Hotel boasts an extensive collection of contemporary artwork, which is considered to be one of the finest in Riga. Hotel celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009. Quite a few famous people stayed in our hotel during these years: Dalai Lama, John Malcovich, Harry Harrison, Vladimir Molchanov, Tamara Gvardciteli and others. Hotel’s guestbook has numerous autographs and comments from well-known artists, politicians, writers, scientists and musician. ... more   less 
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