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Central Hostel Riga

E. Birznieka-Upisa iela 20, Riga, Latvia, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

Rating: 88% from 14 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 84%Location
  • 92%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities

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  • It was a bit far from the old town, but with 10 minutes of walking you are there. It is very quiet but the atmosphere is awesome! The breakfast is quite good, I've missed a few things but there were enough to get full.
  • 97%
  • 15 Aug 2014 Anonymous Spain
  • We tried 3 hostels with my gf in Riga and this one is the best ! As a couple, it is very nice because the double bed rooms are separated from the dorms (not on the same floor). As a consequence, the bathroom and the toilets are not the same, which is cool ;)
  • 94%
  • 22 Jul 2014 Anonymous France
  • We are staying in this hostel 2nd year in a row, great place but sometimes I wish sheets were a little bit newer) but location, back yard and staff are superb!
  • 94%
  • 07 Jun 2014 Andrey/ Polina Russia
  • They need a bit of an update when it comes to the interior but it was clean, the front desk was extremely helpful and managed to find us an amazing night out. The area is relatively safe but it is a little sketchy because it's near the bus and train stations. Overall, I would stay here again!
  • 83%
  • 22 Feb 2014 Anonymous Canada
  • The best hostel I've ever stayed - I hope to come there again
  • 100%
  • 06 Jan 2014 tatiana Russia
  • Lockers are deep but tight. Breakfast was OK, but it could be better if the staff put milk bottles beside the juice bottles. The staff was despotic (indifferent, cold-behaved, arrogant). It's clear that I hadn't contact with the owner, otherwise, foreign guests are not exactly "welcome" but situated in their own reality by the staff conducting like "well... come" (I don't care, anyway). I would like to know if the treatment for guest are different according to their stereotype / nights to stay.
  • 71%
  • 20 Dec 2013 Anonymous Mexico
  • Good location, near to bus station and train station, as well the proximity to the city center. Cute little hosts, nice people.
  • 77%
  • 20 Oct 2013 Saale Estonia
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