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“Comfortable stay” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Avalon
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   70 Kaleju Street | or 13 Janvara str. 19, Riga LV 1050, Latvia   |  
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Ranked #14 of 103 Hotels in Riga
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Comfortable stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed at Hotel Avalon for a week and found our stay very comfortable. The hotel is in a great location and close to the old city. Reception staff is extremely helpful and they are also fluent in English. Double rooms are a decent size and we were very happy with our room at the end of the corridor. There is a big selection at breakfast and caters for all tastes. We had a special deal that included supper and we used our dinner tickets on 2 occasions. Although value for money, this special menu did not have a great selection and I also got the feeling it was not favoured by the attending dining room staff as they were not over eager to serve us. Next time I would not go for this option that includes dinner. The bar staff on duty is really helpful and efficient.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Good hotel, at the edge of the old town, not far from coach (and train) station. Bus stop in front of the hotel. Excellent the outwards soundproofing. Good the breakfast. Excellent value for money (….but just SOMETIMES!!!!!)

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very close to the city center where you can walk the cobble stone streets and seeing the buildings, watch the people and enjoying the sights. Staff was friendly, rooms large enough with ample supply of needed items.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

First of all there is notthing closer to the BUs station than this hotel, and at the same time it is just by the historical city centre, so practically everything is in a walking distance.
We arrived at 7 am and the good thing that we were able to enjoy the rich buffet breakfast for only 10 Euros, comparing for minimum 25 Euros in Holliday Inn chain.
The staff was extremely freindly and helpfull. The rooms are pretty well and equiped as per 4 star hotel should be.
I would definitely come back here.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Kind personnel, second time I have been here, and I cannot complain about the service. Cannot find a reason not going here when I will be in Riga. Close to the centre, easy access to the old town. Good choice in breakfast.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Hi,
We have been for 3 days in Riga and stayed in that hotel. Prices could be a little lower but what really was on low level is service: room was not cleaned properly. I have ordered fondant for desert that suppose to be hot when it served but I got it cold and when I asked waiter, aswer was that kitchen made them today(few hours before!!!) but something went wrong that's way it is cold.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights on a city break to Riga. Paid very very little for the room, so didn't have our hopes set high.

When we arrived, the building was very impressive and new, everything was spotlessly clean. The receptionist was extremely helpful and fluent in at least 4 languages I could just about pick up. The hotel is very close to the centre of Riga too.

The room was small but spotless and had everything we needed for a city break. Breakfast was a fantastic array of local and international cuisines.

We dined in the hotel restaurant one night and it was fantastic. The waitress looked after us well and the food was fresh and vibrant. A good hotel for a romantic break away. I would recommend it to anyone!

  • Stayed November 2013, 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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Additional Information about Hotel Avalon

Address: 70 Kaleju Street | or 13 Janvara str. 19, Riga LV 1050, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Riga
#9 Business Hotel in Riga
#11 Family Hotel in Riga
#12 Luxury Hotel in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Avalon 4*
Number of rooms: 111
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the historical part of the Riga – Old Town – the Avalon hotel offers the unique opportunity to enjoy the Middle Ages charm and elegance of the city combined with modernism and comfort. The new four-star Avalon represents the combination of modernity and antiqueness with the full reflect of the New life in the Old Town. The panorama elevator will let you feel this special atmosphere in the Atrium of the hotel. With a view of commercial and shopping center, Daugava River, the old town churches and towers the Avalon hotel is ideal place for tourists and business persons. ... more   less 
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