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BEST Hotel Riga
Ranked #62 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Tallinn, Estonia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good price-quality ratio”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We spent 2 nights in Best Hotel Riga. It is a nice budget hotel, with everything necesary.

Rooms were ok, although in twin room, the beds were quite small. Breakfast was ok, buffet table with warm and cold food, juice, coffee.

Parking in safe closed courtyard.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is our third or fourth time using this hotel, so you can tell we think it is good value. It is easily reached from the airport by car and it is relatively quick to get on the highway from here. We especially appreciate the fairly large, convenient (and free!) parking lot.

Last summer the new wing opened, and we are happy to say it is a good improvement--offering an elevator and a much more spacious breakfast room. The breakfast is average, but not expensive. The coffee is good and everything is fresh.

Although the quality of the furnishings in the new wing is a step up from the old, the room arrangement in our twin was a little unusual: L-shaped with one bed stuck in a very narrow corridor made by space left over from the bathroom. Unfortunately the cleaning crew had left our window open and the heat off, so when we arrived the room was icy. It took some time to warm up, but we had plenty of hot water for showers.

We will probably use this hotel again.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the new wing.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2012

While visiting friends in Latvia we decided to see some other places. We stayed in Hotel Riga in Riga. There was free parking, which was nice, there was also shuttle bus service provided. We took advantage of the restaurant on the main floor several times, great food. We booked a budget private double room for $45.60 a night. Very reasonable I felt. The room was very comfortable and the beds comfortable. Staff was great from check in to the time we checked out. Very quiet, my only complaint would be the coffee at breakfast. I was glad that it was for the most part a smoke free place.

Room Tip: smokers have a place in the back.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

We stayed here in the Summer and used it as a base for exploring Riga. The staff were very helpful although the check in was quite slow even though it was not busy. From near by the hotel you can get a trolley bus (not very expensive) that takes you to the centre of Riga where there are all sorts of interesting sights to see. It is also a short drive to the airport if like us you have a hire car. Internet was very very poor which I found really frustrating, I've decided I would rather a hotel did not provide internet at all than to provide a service that is so slow and crashing like this one. Staff were helpful with directions. Parking round the back no problem.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Location: It's a comfortable cozy hotel not far from the airport. 2 stops from central station by train- in average 5-10 vinutes. Too far to reach centre by foot. It'll take about an hour. Also you can go by trolley, its stop not far from hotel.
Rooms are small and include everything necessary. But if you need hair-dryer/ iron - you need to ask at the reception. No safe in room, no fridge.
Good breakfast included (thugh we wern't told that it's free and 3 first days we paid for it). Also rather good restaurant
Good wi-fi coverage
Quiet place
Nice staff
Total experience: it's worth its price

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Tallinn
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Good free parking and wifi. Location is ok if you have a car, not so far from the city center.
Breakfast was good (except coffee).
Room was small and narrow (especially in a shower), outdated interior and no hairdryer. Uncomfortable creaking bed.
We did reservation in hotel - 2 adults and 1 (6 year old) child. After we paid for our room we found out that there is no extra bed for child and if we want it, we have to pay extra. There was only one blanket for two people.

Room Tip: Choose the room in the newer part of the hotel.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Nizhniy Novgorod
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

If you are not ready to pay much for a city-centre but want to live in a well-equiped hotel - Best is for you. Nice rooms, rather big, free large parking, good breakfast. 15 minutes from the city-centre by train, which stay near by.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: BEST Hotel Riga
Address: Gimnastikas iela 9, Riga 1004, Latvia
Location: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #62 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST Hotel Riga 3*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
BEST Hotel offers quality budget accommodation a short ride from Riga's old town. Lobby area is of a good size and is decorated with a modern feel using neutral colours. Rooms are of a good size as are the bathrooms, and offer all of the facilities expected of a 3-star hotel including complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. The hotels restaurant is located on the ground floor and offers wide assortment of foods and drinks. Free secured parking is also available. ... more   less 
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