Home to the world's greatest Hostels!

30,000 properties, 180 countries Over 3.5 million guest reviews 21 million bookings

Cinnamon Sally Backpackers Hostel Reviews

Merkela 1, 3rd floor, Riga, Latvia

Reviews & Ratings Explained


625 Total Reviews
  • 93%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

The rating percentage is calculated from customers who booked within the last 12 months.

All ratings and reviews are based on the feedback and opinions of the customers who submitted them and do not express the opinions of Hostelworld.com. This way, you get an up-to-the-minute opinion of just how good a hostel really is.
Read our review guidelines »

  • Show:


Nice place to stay and visit Riga and places around. So, it'll be better to put last informations about museum, train, taxi.. but not old in your lucage under your window. Make something for the shower, to fix it.. But, very nice place to sleep, and friendly people.. and very clean.. thank you.. and , don't forget.. to discover Opéra.. just 5 min to walk from auberge, the price strat from 5 euros.. (and 10 % discount for tenagers.. )


Located above a McDonald's with several other hostels I can really recommend this one. Staff was friendly and helpful. Further, the rooms are cleans as well as the kitchen and the bathrooms. Overall it was a good choice.


Very nice hostel with with good motivated staff. The only thing to improve is the security in the staircase, mostly everyone has access in spite of the presence of a porter, the security in the hostel is excelent. Nice to have free toast, tee and coffee and there is also juice and beer for sale. The best thing is the cozy common room. If I will ever return to Riga i would stay definitely again in Sallomon Sallys!


I would advice this hostel to anyone! It's clean and quiet, the recepion is always helpful.


I spent three good nights in this hostel. Clean, comortable beds, with lights and sockets, big lockers for bags and a spacious and welcoming common area. A really pleasant place, with a nice and helpful staff.


It was a really relaxed and nice time nice people and staff, I would always stay there again!


Really great hostel. Great crowd. Super close to train station, mc donalds, old town is 5 minute walk. Very clean, very nice breakfast, coffee, atmosphere. I'd definitely recommend this hostel to anyone.


It's a beautiful hostel, kind of feels like stepping in to someones home. The only thing was that the floors were very squeeky and when people walked hurridly in their rooms it made noise enough to wake us up one morning.


awesome and hospitable staffs! common room has good atmosphere, and dorm rooms are spacious with big locker.


Nice place to stay.


Walking into this hostel I felt at home. Cozy common area to relax and meet people. The dorms are clean with everything you need: bed linen, towel, free lockers. GOOD SHOWERS! Being a frequent traveler, you can't go past a good shower.. Free breakfast is another plus: toast with a variety of spreads. They also offer a couple day excursions to go shooting or bungee jumping. The staff are very friendly and helpful and are all locals, so advice is always available. I will stay here when I return.


Would recomend, really good location and decent value for money. Only downside was a lack of atmosphere in the common area, but I suspect this is because most guests seemed to be 'live-in' guests, perhaps working or studying in Riga. Staff were a little absent at times, but helpful when needed.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Funny enough if you read the previous review (also with not a very high rating) you will realize that there is social atmosphere and party going on but as always it's a bit hard to maintain it in the low season. In the low season our maximum stay is 2 weeks. If people work or study in Riga, we try to help them get their own apartments and send them on their way.


We stayed at this hostel for two nights during low season but on the weekend. We didn't realize before that Riga is a big party city and so is the hostel. It is almost impossible to go to bed earlier that 12am even on Sundays and of course there are constantly some interruptions of your sleep when people get home. The facility itself is really right above a mcdonalds. You actually enter the house by walking through the establishment. The hostels facilities were alright.

1 2 3 Next » last »
(53 results)

View all Riga Hostels

Please give us your feedback