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Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars
Ranked #31 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
Trondheim, Norway
2 reviews
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“Very satisfied !”
Reviewed April 9, 2014

We would recommend this hotel to anyone travelling to Riga. Great food, Friendly helpful staff. Very central but quiet in the evenings. Walking distance to old city and shopping centers. Taxi to / from airport costs about €12.



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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 14, 2014
Dear Stahl J
Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. I think you have managed to make a good summary of what it is like to stay at our hotel, you are welcome back at any time.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Tolentino, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed April 3, 2014

all was perfect, during my stay In Riga at the tango maraton I stayed in this hotel.. It was really a pleasure to stay there. Staff, Romms, Cleaning, brekfas and dinner buffet excellent. It eas a really good experience.!!!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 8, 2014
Dear Cicconi L,
Thank you for staying at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars at your visit in Riga and for writing about it on tripadvisor. I am glad that you enjoyed everything at the hotel, it was a busy weekend with the tango marathon but everyone seemed happy with the event.
Warmest,
Helen
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Vienna
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Everything exceeded my expectations! The room was princess like, the teddybear who was my friend, the breakfasts and dinners that were includes, 24h tea, Kookies from 3-6pm! Great service: they help you with everything!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Dear Sardi C
Thank you for writing a review of your stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars on Tripadvisor. It makes me so happy to read that you think you had the perfect stay with us and also that you found the staff helpful. It definitely a key figure to a successful hotel.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Milan, Italy
1 review
Reviewed April 1, 2014

Good services in Clarion Hotel.
The hotel is close to the city center. You can reach the historical city in ten minutes by walk. I recommend it for person who wants stay near the city center, with all the comforts and at a not high price. Also the food is good.


  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Dear Romano F,
Thank you for writing a review about your stay at Clarion collection Hotel Valdemars on Tripadvisor. I think you have managed to make a short but good summary of our hotel and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Apparently this is a family owned business, and it shows in the care and efficiency with which the hotel is run.
Things I liked.
1) Computer terminal for internet access in the bar (for those of us, who prefer not to carry around tablets etc.).
2) BBC news channel on room and public area televisions.
3) Gratuitous afternoon tea, with cake at 3 pm.....how lovely !

Things I didn't like:
1) Self-service coffee area had every flavour of tea available, except er....tea. ie black tea as drunk in the UK. We don't go in for this 'peppermint', 'camomile' and 'rosehip' nonsense, we just like er....tea, please !
2) Why does the hotel feel it necessary to subject its diners and (in the bar) drinkers to incessantly load music ? (Actually I noticed this seemed to be a feature of life in Riga in general).
I quite liked the choice of music, but turn it down please.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Dear LobbyLudd,
Thank you for posting a review of your stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars on Tripadvisor. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the negative feedback that you gave us as well. We will definitely look at our teas and the volume of the music.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed March 30, 2014

I am from Riga, living abroad. I have visited Riga with my friend and stayed in this Hotel for 4 nigths in a Twin Superior room.

+ Location is really good, you are in the very centre of Riga and in a walking distance from the Old town
+ Beautiful building
+ Dinner buffet (really big for the price of the room and tastes good, local food) and 24/7 Tea, Coffee and fruits
+ Breakfast buffet has a lot of warm foods, like pancackes, porridge, bacon
+ Staff was really friendly, but not really professional, I suppose just students, who want to earn some money, not trained or having knowledge about hospitality or Hotel/guest service
+ complimentary wi-fi
+ steambath

- Very dirty bathroom (my dirty bathroom at home is cleaner), it was pretty unpleasant to use shower. Everything need to be cleaned with a strong cleaning detergent (we informed staff about this issue, asking to clean it, but recieved fruits as "sorry" instead, what was nice, but doesnt solve a problem)
- The room generally, also not very clean, a lot of dust everywhere, I guess the room was not used for some time
- Just regular soap in the bathroom, no additional bath amenities
- No slippers available (Bathrobe in the room) even if you are ready to pay for them. In my opinion strange, because there is a small wellness area
- Whirpool also need to be cleaned
- Wellness area accesible throught the street or through the bar, not very convenient if its cold outside or if there are people at the bar (you need to be dressed), do not understand the point of bathrobes if you are not really able to use them.
- Hairdryer stop to work every 4 min because of overheating
- Pictures are overpromising, hotel rooms are not that modern
- Not very comfortable bed (but this is personal)
- Minibar is a basket (no fridge)

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, April 1, 2014
Dear AnnaBelasova,
Thank you for taking your time to write a review of your stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars on tripadvisor. I am glad to read that you really enjoyed the Clarion Collection concept with the complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening meal, coffee, tea and fruits 24/7 and free wi fi. I am more sorry to read that the cleaning was not up to your standards, we are currently doing many changes in our housekeeping department and I can see that we are coming to have a good out come it.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed March 21, 2014

Very good service by hotel staff all the time. :-)
Free dinner and some snacks for lunch. :-)
Shower has some black spots, maybe soon time to renovate shower cabinets. :-/
10 min walk from city center. :-)

=Good hotel :-)

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Helen H, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars, responded to this review, March 24, 2014
Dear Lilledal,
Thank you for taking your time to write a review of your stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars on Tripadvisor. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and the food. We are currently going through all our baths to make sure that they are nice and clean.
Warmest,
Helen – General Manager
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Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars

Property: Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars
Address: Kri jana Valdemara iela 23, Riga 1010, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Riga
#14 Romantic Hotel in Riga
#17 Business Hotel in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarion Collection Hotel Valdemars 3.5*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At Hotel Valdemar you live in comfort and style in the heart of Riga's history and culture. The over 100 year old house is an example of Riga's unique Art Nouveau architecture and total renovated in 2006.Hotel Valdemar is located in central Riga, only a few minutes walk from Old Town. On the tranquil courtyard, you can during the summer months enjoy a cup of coffee in the sun, while the one million city of Riga pulsates just outside.We want to take good care of our guest we therfore offer all our guest complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening meal between 18:00 and 21:00. ... more   less 
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