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#17 of 126 hotels in Riga
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.5
Value
4.4
The four-star hotel in Riga „Radi un draugi” ("Family and friends") is situated in the heart of Riga – the Old Town - and close to many historic buildings, offering: - 72 well-appointed bedrooms, all of which are equipped with everything necessary to ensure your comfort and well-being; - 2 modern and fully equipped conference rooms, which can be used for a variety of events, including seminars, conferences and private parties; - the restaurant „Niklavs”,which is popular with Riga’s visitors as well as with those residents, who enjoy a good meal out. Your friendly hotel in Riga "Radi un draugi"!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Car hire
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Air conditioning
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, German, Latvian
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Jeremy P wrote a review Jun 2022
Dallas, Texas127 contributions89 helpful votes
I just stayed 15 nights at this property, so I feel I know it intimately! The location is excellent except for one item: it is directly adjacent to Paddy Whelan’s pub, and several nights a week the pub gets super loud, usually starting about 6 PM, but ending by 10.30 or so. If you can live with that, everything else is “smooth sailing.” Breakfast has a wide variety of options, but a word to the wise: when the hotel is full, it can be tough finding a place to sit, especially on weekends. So it’s advisable to get there either early or late. While this is certainly a boutique hotel, for Americans, it is similar to a Hampton Inn; for Europeans, it is similar to an Ibis property, with a good breakfast. The WiFi was exceptional- I never had a problem. Two tips concerning services you may require. There is a small shopping center, exactly 400 steps from the hotel entrance. If you go through the main entrance, 20m to the right is a terrific grocery store - Rimi. It has everything one could possibly need. If you need to get money exchanged, do not use any of the exchanges in Old Town: they advertise “No Commission”, but they end up ripping you off for about 13%! Instead, if you go to the Freedom Monument and pass it, on the right hand side, heading in the direction of the clearly-visible Radisson Blu Hotel. Cross the first street, and go 90 steps. You will see a red sign saying, “Marika.” The street address is: Brivibas Bulvaris 30. They offer a very reasonable exchange. Not a 10 minute walk from the Old Town. The front desk staff were helpful. Georgs and Armands were most friendly, and Armands went out of his way to help with a particular issue. Overall, this is a fine property, just keeping in mind the noise issue from the adjoining bar.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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BCD2013 wrote a review Jun 2022
Exeter, United Kingdom61 contributions37 helpful votes
Felt very welcome at check-in despite the late arrival. Hotel is ideally located for a quick visit to Riga (stopover on flight between London and Tallinn) as all the visitor attractions are within easy walking distance. Room was comfortable and nice and quiet despite the closeness to the centre. Breakfast was good.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Gervase wrote a review Apr 2022
24 contributions60 helpful votes
Amazing. Location is perfect for visiting vecrīga, rīga town, market and bars. Within 10-15 minute walk or less to main tram, bus and train routes. 3 minute walk to bus stop for the Airport for example, same stop for the tram to mežparks. 10 minute walk to train station for train to the beach. Very practical location and well equipped hotel. Excellently clean room and facilities, hot water immediately and very helpful and welcoming staff. The breakfast is exactly what you need in Rīga and well worth the price. Tip: you can prepare your own take away coffee juice, water at breakfast on the go. Very reasonable price. My second trip to Rīga this spring after my first stay I booked the same hotel again and received the same excellent communication and service. The rooms given the location are surprisingly silent, easy night's sleep.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Public transport is cheap. Visit Jurmala beach and Mežparks. About €3 return journey.
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Geraldine C wrote a review Feb 2022
Dagenham, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
The hotel is in a fantastic location - very central and within walking distance of everything. We had a family room with 4 beds and it was a great size and never felt cramped at all as it had high ceilings and even a sitting area. Breakfast wasn't great and the food was barely warm but coffee was good! I would recommend this hotel for anyone who wants to be centrally located. Its also so near to bars and restaurants but beware if you are travelling in February they are hard core on Covid. Only seat 4 to a table, need to wear a mask everywhere and be prepared to show your covid pass and passport wherever you go. On one occasion we were not allowed to enter a supermarket without the correct "medical" mask! Though none of this should put you off visiting as its a beautiful country and very cheap too.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Rob & Sarah's adventures wrote a review Dec 2021
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom179 contributions110 helpful votes
Great hotel situated in a central location. We stayed here for 3 nights the room was warm, comfortable, well equipped with a comfy bed. The only thing that did not make this a 5 star review was the breakfast. It was adequate but not a lot of choice & the hot food was barely warm. However, this would not stop us staying here again or recommending it to others.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Kristina wrote a review Oct 2021
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Location perfect in the middle of Rigas old town. Paid parking in the courtyard. Many pubs and restaurants around. The noise from the street did not bother. Breakfast OK. Room cleaning could be better.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Sidewinder456 wrote a review Sep 2021
Tallinn, Estonia98 contributions54 helpful votes
Stayed for one night. Arrived in the evening by car. The guy in the reception could not find our reservation that we had made thru Hestias website on the morning. Fortunately his colleague was probably more experienced, she found our booking and helped us to get checked in. It is mandatory to wear face masks indoors and you have to present the vaxination certificate. We had also reserved a parking spot in the hotel yard. The entrance is a bit hidden, the lot itself is quite small, also more suitable for smaller cars. As we got the last free spot, manoeuvring in the lot was a bit tricky. Got the room to the street side. It was small and worn out. Air conditioning was turned into max and room was like freezer. Heating function did not work. Turned the thing off and went to town looking for a place to have dinner. So the location is good if you are interested spending your time in the Riga old town. It was Saturday night with warm weather, people were on the streets and pubs. The noise from the street is heard inside the room, despite the double windows, so if you`re light sleeper, bring earplugs. The next morning when we went to have breakfast, the hall behind our room door smelled like sewerage, it was quite bad. Breakfast was not bad but not also anything to be proud of. Unfortunately it was not the most pleasant stay for us. If you`re looking for a hotel in the Old town, the location is good, but please consider that hotel itself is worn and tired, noise from the street at least on the weekends is annoying, parking in the yard with bigger car difficult. I`m guessing there's better choices available for the same price range.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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T K wrote a review Sep 2021
Limerick, Ireland348 contributions276 helpful votes
The location is fantastic. It is in amongst many restaurants, shops and bars and of course a lot of important landmarks are within a short walking distance and the Central Market is only a 10 minute stroll away. The staff here are friendly and efficient and the rooms were cleaned during our stay and the necessities and clean towels provided for without having to make a request. The Wifi worked perfectly and the TV seemed fine for those that don't want to explore the city. We stayed in room 304 and considering all of the bars nearby we had a great sleep so they have protected guests as best as they could. A tip for this success? Close both windows. Breakfast was plentiful and had plenty of choice to cater for all. It was such a nice touch when the staff had a packed breakfast for us both due to our early flight home and that showed this hotel cares about their guests. The airport transfers were hassle free and they provided a friendly driver and it was good value for money too. Definitely an enjoyable stay in a great location.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: We stayed in room 304. No complaints.
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sirpa vk wrote a review Aug 2021
Finland7 contributions
This hotel is the best in the old town of Riga. The location is perfect. Clean quiet rooms and a good breakfast. Friendly and helpful staff and good service. Hygiene is taken care of. I highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Roberts H wrote a review Apr 2021
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Each time I visit Rīga I chose this hotel. The beds are comfortable and rooms are very clean. I can say cleanliness has been their consistent emphasis from my numerous stays here. Breakfasts are included offering a varied selection and generous portions. The hotel staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Centrally located in Old Town is the main reason I pick this great hotel. On my last trip I spent all 10-days of my quarantine isolation here but was free to take daily walks.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
$65 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
71
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HESTIA HOTEL DRAUGI $62 ($̶8̶0̶) - Updated 2022 Prices & Reviews - Riga, Latvia

Frequently Asked Questions about Hestia Hotel Draugi
Which popular attractions are close to Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Nearby attractions include OldTown Archery Riga (0.1 miles), Old City Riga (Vecriga) (0.1 miles), and Escape Room (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Crumble Cake, Two More Beers, and Belgian Beer Cafe Bon Vivant.
Is Hestia Hotel Draugi located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Riga.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hestia Hotel Draugi offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hestia Hotel Draugi?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Russian, and Latvian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hestia Hotel Draugi?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Vermanes Garden (0.5 miles), Livu Square (0.2 miles), and Latvian National Theater (0.5 miles).