Perfect hotel for short city break on a budget, good value, clean and comfortable rooms with buffet breakfast.
The hotel is located in a quiet neighbourhood outside the hustle and bustle of the old town but still within walking distance. The streets were very quiet on the walks back to the hotel of an evening I felt safe but I'm not sure how safe solo female traveller(s) would feel.
Beer in the hotel bar was quite expensive in comparison to many other places we drank in Riga (worked out just under £4 a pint) there was a nice outside bar terrace where you could enjoy your drinks in the sunshine and there was a chef preparing BBQ food we didn't have any but it looked good as it past us.
Staff were all very friendly and spoke good English.
There is a luggage room to store your luggage after check out if you are catching a later flight/coach/train.
It was very hot during our stay so it was nice to be able to open the window without being disturbed by outside noise (being in a quieter area) the windows also have shutters to prevent access from unwanted insects). Unfortunately there are no fridges in the rooms so nowhere to keep drinks cold which would have been most welcome in the summer heat. (in fact I found it pretty hard to find a nice cold drink in any of the retailers in Riga who don't seem to run their fridges very cold at all).
I strongly advise a trip to Lido for dinner just outside the city a fab experience and great food, there's also a few rides to keep the kids happy.
Overall a pleasant stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ideally located in the city center,a short walking distance from the Old Town, Central Railway Station and International Bus Station. The hotel is also close to the main bridges of the Daugava River. The history, environment and friendly design will help you to relax after a day of business or sightseeing. ... more less
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