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Konventa Seta Hotel
Ranked #30 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Soest, The Netherlands
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“In the heart of Riga”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Beautiful old style hotel in the middle of Riga. The hotel is a series of buildings all connected to each other. We had a great spacious room at the rear. Basic comfort and clean. Car park can be a hassle. Restaurants, bars and shops are in the neighborhood.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a base from which to explore the beautiful city of Riga then look no further than this hotel.

Lovely soft bed, nice clean room and great hot shower. It was extremely hot and a fan would have been nice in the absence of air conditioning.

Breakfast was nice with a fair bit of choice. The food in the outside bar was delicious.

One thing, if you're a light sleeper try to get a room higher up or further away from the roads. They are little cobbled streets and every movement and voice can be heard.

Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

Spent two nights there - very nice place, clean, the room is big and they have a kitchenette with hotplates, small fridge and sink. Great location in the very center of the Old City, a place of interest in itself. Also it is just in 10-minutes walk from both bus and railway stations. Good and generous breakfast with a variety of food, the staff is helping and friendly.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Having reserved a parking spot in the hotel, upon arrival to the parking lot in the center, we are told by a parking attendant hardly out of puberty that there are no free spaces and "who told you there would be?" After being asked to contact the hotel, he unapologetically informs us to proceed to the hotel itself where a parking spot would be located for us. Poor service continues throughout our stay, especially in the restaurant, where staff is almost impossible to find and only brings you a menu when prompted numerous times. Rooms are spartan, almost dorm-like, with very cheap and cramped bathrooms. On the other hand, ceilings are high along with large, light-filled windows. Location is obviously amazing, right in the very center of Riga, but, with so many decent alternatives - why would you come here?

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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Rioseco, Spain
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

In the heart of Riga's Old Town whithin walking distance to both train and bus stations. Room was simple, clean and spacious, room also had a kichenette. Breakfast was really good with plenty of choices....and the price was unbeatable. I will definitely recomend this hotel to anyone visiting this beautiful city.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I travelled to Riga, Latvia with a group of 71 for the World Choir Games 2014. We had children and adults of all ages within our party and we were all very well accommodated. We couldn't have wished for a better location being right in the heart of the old town with its cobbled streets and interesting buildings with wonderful architecture. Restaurants were plentiful with something to suit everyone and there were shopping malls which were 'hidden' as not to spoil the old town's character. Public transport in the area is good and relatively cheap compared to UK.

The rooms were clean and spacious, slightly dated but I was very happy with the standard of the room I had which was in 'building 2' and overlooked the outside terrace restaurant (I did have to climb the stairs as there was no lift which wasn't a problem for me but something to consider if you have mobility problems. Building 1 had a lift so there would be no problem there). Twice I found the downstairs door doubled locked meaning that it had to be opened with a key to leave the building, not really a problem as I had a key to open it however in an emergency this could have been dangerous as anyone could have left their key in a panic.

Staying in Riga during an international choral competition with 27,000 singers participating is always going to be noisy but this was in a good way with groups enjoying impromptu singing in the streets and bars. There was also the occasional noise from revellers but this did not prevent me from sleeping. I have heard that Riga was a destination for stag and hen parties and I could feel that some locals may have been wary of us being from the UK. I witnessed one stag group and one hen party on the Saturday evening only. Amongst so many visitors for the World Choir Games who booked up most of the hotels in the area, they certainly stood out but we didn't see them for long. There were also some football fans from the UK around but Riga is a city and compared to most cities I think it was very quiet.

Riga is certainly worth a visit, it's a beautiful and very interesting city with museums, good restaurants and a lovely beach only 30 minutes away. The Konventa Seta is a wonderful hotel in which to stay. Nothing was too much trouble for Ruta on the reception and she helped us in any way she could. The breakfast was plentiful with a good choice. I loved it and will certainly be visiting again.

Room Tip: The rooms towards the back of Building 1 (I was told by members of our party) were very quiet. Buil...
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We went to Riga as it was the Capital City of culture for 2014.

We stayed at the Konventa Seta and found everything easy. Check in was without problems and the room was in the first building not far from the lift.

Whilst the room could be described as spartan, I don't really know what more you could want. There was a tv, comfy beds, furniture and fully opening windows (unlike most British hotels).

We had some transport problems whilst we were in Riga, and when we spoke to the hotel reception, they were more than helpful and organised alternative transport for us.

The breakfast was nice, lots of choice and something for everyone. Admittedly, with large groups staying at the hotel, it sometimes become a crush in the morning, but it was lovely eating breakfast outside in the courtyard in the shadow of the church spire, and a busker playing the guitar came and serenaded us every morning.

The location is fantastic, right in the middle of the city and easy walking distance for practically everything. However, opposite the hotel (building 1) there is a night club which does become rowdy at night and sometimes it's necessary to close the windows. (It was embarrassing as all of the people being loud and disorderly were British).

Overall, I would stay at this hotel again. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was lovely. It has a great location and is in a wonderful surroundings. Everything worked in the room and the hotel. It was unfortunate about the British drunks outside the room but the Hotel can't control that. (Maybe put air con in the rooms facing onto the main street so you can close the windows). I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to visit this beautiful city.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: Konventa Seta Hotel
Address: Kaleju Str. 9/11, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 109 Hotels in Riga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Konventa Seta Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 141
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel Konventa Seta is a 3 star townhouse hotel situated in the heart of Old Riga close to Doma Square and the St. Peter's Church. Hotel represents a unique complex of 9 medieval buildings maintaining an atmosphere of the 14th - 16th centuries and offering a wide range of all modern conveniences. You will find gift shops, art galleries, bars and museums in the yard of Konventa Seta. ... more   less 
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