Stayed here for two nights during the Latvian national holidays in early May, as a base for a wider tour of the Gauja National Park and the local '3 castles' walk. We paid €101 for an en-suite twin including breakfast, which was a little on the pricey side by rural Latvian standards, though Sigulda is a popular tourist spot.
It's a perfectly serviceable mid-range motel but appears to suffer from delusions of grandeur. The photos and description on the web site rather give the impression of a luxury spa resort, and it's clearly a popular eating spot for a certain bling-laden nouveau riche clientele (quite a few Bentleys, Mercedes and Escalades with personalised plates in the car park, and at least one peroxide blonde with chihuahua in the restaurant).
In reality, while the grounds are nicely landscaped, the motel is nestled between a petrol station, Hesburger fast food chain and shopping mall on a fairly busy road junction about 20 minutes walk from Sigulda bus & train station. The publicity photos are laughably selective - check out the location on Google Street View for the bigger picture!
The rooms themselves are on a par with a UK Premier Inn - i.e. clean, modern furnishing and reasonably spacious - though the walls in our separate complex were paper thin and we were kept awake until around 3 by the partying guests in the next room.
Breakfast was included in the rate and was average buffet fayre - certainly nothing exceptional. The evening meal in the restaurant on the first night was admittedly very good by motel standards, and we got the sense they do pride themselves on the cuisine - I'm guessing probably among the best in the local region.
Sigulda itself is a very pretty little town but the accommodation and eating options are relatively limited. The popular 3 castles walk is certainly worth doing (though I imagine very busy in peak season), but you could easily do this as a long day trip from Riga if you preferred.
All in all, a perfectly reasonable place to stay in Sigulda, but I'd recommend checking out other options in the area if possible.
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