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Merkela 1, 5th/6th floor, Riga, Latvia

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144 Total Reviews
  • 67%Value For Money
  • 57%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 50%Atmosphere
  • 44%Cleanliness
  • 56%Facilities

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it is the worst hostel in the world, where staff think that they can do whatever they want, even hit someone, be careful!! They do their job only after police come. there also is very dirty,in some rooms no light,it's just about 3 meters of space for 6 person. In this place no rules and laws.


It was a cozy hostel, especially there is a receptionist girl whose name i dont remember was sooooooo kind and helpful. I hardly recommend you to stay there, you wont be regretful :)

  • 16th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Turkey
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


What a mistake to enter this place! Never ever again. PLZ do yourself a favor and save your money somewhere else but not in this cheapest accommodation. It's all disgusting, dirty, smelly, broken, unsafe, unpolite, dish washing in toilet, b'fast just a banana and sugar biscuits. Most of the other guests are not even backpackers but some long-term working people who don't speak a word of English. Total disaster. A nightmare you have awake.


Just to crash for one or two nights, not more! Lockers didn't work, there were some strange people, staff not very helpful. BUT good location and good price (even breakfast included).


"Breakfast" is only biskuits and a banana. Kitchen is very dirty and showers are smelly!


A great location, next to the train station, market and old city. Dirty and very badly smelly showers and toilets

  • 9th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Romania
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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