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Central Hostel

Ernesta Birznieka-Upi a iela 20, Riga 1050 Latvia
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Central Hostel opened its doors to guests already in 2005. In the course of time it changed from a small hostel with some rooms to a relatively large hostel in two floors, where are 22 rooms. It can accommodate 57 guests. The rooms of the hostel are divided into apartments. There are 3 to 4 rooms and one to two bathrooms in every apartment. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, two common rooms, a party room and a parking place available to our guests. Central Hostel is an 8-minute walk from the Central Train station, 14-minute walk from the Coach station and 15-minute walk from Old Town.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Free internet
Public wifi
Paid wifi
Paid internet
Car hire
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Latvian
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Stayed here for 2 nights. The hostel is close to Riga Main Bus Terminal. If you are plan travel to Vilnius or Tallinn, this location is good for you. It's about 15 minutes walk. It is also close to the Riga Train station (about 10 mins) which you can take a train to Jūrmala. The Riga old town also can easily reach by walking distance. Overall is satisfied, nice and clean room, friendly staff and price is cheap. EUR 19.80 for a single room, definitely worth it. Nearby got some restaurant and mini market.
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It looks much better on the pictures, in real life everything smaller and older :) But hostel staff was very friendly and helpful, tea and coffee were available, no queue to the shower, good wi-fi connection. So, in general it was ok
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Great price, tidy clean and secure. We loved our stay here. Right in the heart of the city beside all buses and trains. perfect private room, easy check in and helpful staff. We will definitely be back.
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I'm not typically very keen on staying at hostels, but I had two nights in Riga recently and this place was recommended to me a friend who lives in Riga. I was pleasantly surprised by how nice it was. My private room was small but clean and had thoughtful touches -- hangers, mirror, and good lighting. The bathrooms were always clean and stocked. But the highlight was the desk staff -- a young woman who was busy but never expressed annoyance with guest's questions. Sadly, I didn't get her name. I arrived hours before check-in and found a place out of the way to do some computer work. I especially liked that the hallways to various rooms are locked, which increases safety and security. The only drawback I could identify was the small kitchen but I didn't need to spend much time in there so this is barely a relevant problem. Central Hostel is a great place with a great value for your stay in Riga!
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Everything was great! A small but very nice hotel. Very friendly staff. There were no problems with check-in and check-out. A huge clean and cozy room with three beds, which was important for us, as we were resting with the child - we felt very comfortable. Special thanks for the perfect cleanliness of the room and the hotel as a whole! We strongly recommend this place to stay!
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$14 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Central Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Central Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Room (0.2 miles), Riga Guide (0.3 miles), and Aleponija (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Central Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Central Hostel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Central Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Central Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Entresol, Lido, and Innocent Cafe.
Does Central Hostel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Central Hostel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Central Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Riga.
Are any cleaning services offered at Central Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Central Hostel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Central Hostel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Latvian.
Are there any historical sites close to Central Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Vermanes Garden (0.4 miles), Livu Square (0.7 miles), and Latvian National Theater (1.0 miles).