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Dodo Hotel
Ranked #50 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“gb tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

there was a large group of us who booked this hotel for the ice hockey in february.
the hotel is not in the best of areas but we had no problems all the staff was really friendly and the hotel was very clean and tidy. defo stay there again. very cheap. breakfast could be looked at it was not great. disappointing . would go back and would love to see more of riga such a lovely city

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

At first we found the neighborhood rather scary - especially during the late evening. However, the hotel offered several conveniences that can easily otherwise be taken for granted:

1. Secure and reasonably priced parking facilities
2. Quiet neighborhood
3. Tram station right outside
4. Hotel located only 3-4 stops away from the city center - barely a 12 minute ride!
5. Breakfast is decent; but at the ridiculously cheap price I think it's a bonus to have been included anyways
6. Cute, basic and charming in its own way

My girlfriend and I picked this hotel mostly because of its name (an affectionate nickname for her too!) - and if I ever visit Riga again, although I might think of trying out someplace new, I'd definitely spend one night here for old time's sake!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank rohannarula
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Central Norway, Norway
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Reasonable and top service. Non smoking hotel.
Breakfast so and so , but much better than continental ( costs 4 Lat )
Are you looking for a economic way to stay in Riga, look no further.
Not much trafic,secure parking ( 1 lat pr night ) about 100 meter away( open 24/7 ).
Taxi 3 Lat to Old Town with Smile Taxi.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tore F
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Bergen, Norway
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

We liked the way we were met by the receptionist. The stay itself was more than we expected from a budget hotel. The room/bath were both small, but nice and clean. Breakfast was the way we like it (coffee was good !). No big sounds or disturbance during night. Surroundings were part of old Riga and nothing wrong with that, only interesting if you are open for it. The tram brings you in few minutes to City center or in the other direction to The Lido Recreation Centre. Where they have reasonable and fantastic range of food for everyone

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Tallinn
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Stayed at this hotel several times. Reception found rooms for us even without reservateion. Very nice hotel for this money. Rooms are not big, but clean and cozy. Close to the city centre and our favorite restaurant Lido. Your can't find better hotel for this price.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank KerstiP914
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Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Impressive hotel, paid 30 bucks a night, room is small, but decorated nicely and comfortable, close to the city center , very clean, staff is very friendly and helpful, near tram stop, excellent for the price!

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Myka105
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

we stayed here fr five nights staff very freindly especially diane. my husband and i are well travelled and really enjoyed being amongst the locals at a little cafe come bar round the corner ftom dodo. you can get the tram into riga every fifteen mins a lovely experience that really gives an idea of the real latvia. we also caught a train to majori this is a seaside town and beach the train cost one lat ninety return. we dif not like the food very much but there is plenty of choice in riga. all in all we enjoyed the ttrip and would stay here again. trish and damian rugeley oct 2012

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank rugely
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Property: Dodo Hotel
Address: Jersikas iela 1, Riga 1003, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Riga
#26 Romantic Hotel in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dodo Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 109
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dodo Hotel is the first low cost hotel concept in Riga, built in 2008, which offers small and cosy rooms at a significantly lower rate. Convenient location to Old Riga (Dodo Hotel was awarded "closest budget hotel to Old Riga" by the famous Latvian magazine "Vakara Zinas" in May 2009). ... more   less 
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