Riga Old Town Hostel & Backpackers Pub

43 Valnu Iela, Old Riga, Riga, Latvia, Distance from city centre: 0.9km
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Rating: 97%from 4 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 95%Security
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 90%Facilities
A warm welcome awaits you in our World Famous Backpackers Pub which has earned the reputation of being one of the cosiest and friendliest hangouts in Riga. The first Hostel you'll see when you leave the Bus Station and enter the Old Town. We're so close to it you can see our sign when you leave the station and walk under the railway bridge. All the Old Towns attractions are within a few minutes walk.

NEW FOR SUMMER '11 - All 10 and 12 People Rooms now with AIR CONDITIONING
Because, we only have 40 beds, we are a relatively small place compared to other hostels in Riga which allows us to provide a top quality personal service that combines genuine Irish Hospitality and Latvian friendliness.

*Unbeatable Location
*Comfy Pre-made Beds with Proper Mattresses.
*All rooms Ensuite
*Safety Lockers for each bed
*All the Old Towns attractions are within a few minutes walk.

The ground floor of the hostel is occupied by The Backpackers Pub which provides an amazing social atmosphere and makes it very easy to meet people. Sorry, but you will meet people if you stay here:)
*A cosy English styled pub
*Huge selection of Teas
*Local Beer on Tap
*Live Music at least Twice a Week (check Facebook or all events)
*Happy Hour Every Day
*Tasty Cocktails, Awesome Shots & Free Smiles
*Vodka Tasting Evening
*Latvian Food Nights - Bulls Testicles and Smoked Pig Tongue Included
*No Hangovers - (Not Gauranteed)

We really want our guests to get the most out of their stay in Riga and have a number of alternative ideas that other hostels and Guide Books just dont offer.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Breakfast not included
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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From Bus Station:
Turn left when you exit the Bus Station and walk under the railway bridge. Go through the underpass to cross the street. When you come up on the other side of the street you will see the hostel 20m in front of you. Easy

Train Station:
Exit the train station and turn to the left. Continue along the street, passing Stockman on your left, till you reach the staircase which will lead you down to the underpass. Go through the underpass to cross the street and then continue straight for about 20 metres.

Take bus 22 till the stop called shopping centre STOCKMANN. Then go through the underpass to cross the street. Then continue straight about 20 metres.

For hitch-hikers and cyclists
-try to get to the old town then use the map- (the map you can print off after clicking the blue house and tree symbol on the front page of our site.

If you come by car, you can park outside to check in but parking laws on our street change alot so we will advise a place in secure parking close to us.

Located Near

We are located at 43 VALNU IELA in Riga's Old Town. For a detailed map and instructions on how to find us please visit our website.

We are close to everything you will need while staying in Riga:
Airport Bus Stop - 50 metres
Central Bus Station - 100 metres
Central Train Station - 300 metres
Supermarket - 50 metres
Bars - Most are within 5 minutes

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