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Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel

  • Value For Money 7.3
  • Security 7.3
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 6.7

Property Description

**Go AK-47 shooting in a genuine Soviet Bunker or take a bobsled ride with the Latvian Olympic Bobsled Team!**

We also have many more great tours for you to enjoy in Riga, plus pub tours and VIP nightclub entry.

We’re ideally located in the historical and most beautiful area of Old Town Riga, within minutes’ walking distance to all the major attractions, bars, restaurants, nightclubs and museums that Riga has to offer. Our location is so central that even Bus 22 will take you all the way from the airport to our front door! We’re also only five minutes’ walk from the bus and train station.

Rooms include towels and linen as well as free lockers next to each bed.

Our 24hr licensed bar, common room and most of our rooms provide panoramic views of the picturesque Daugava River.

We offer free Internet, free Wi-Fi and free unlimited usage of our seven computers.

Our other facilities include free tea, a free safe deposit box, a free luggage room for late flight departures, a kitchen, two common rooms and a library. Full laundry facilities are also available on premises.

We’re Australian/British- and Latvian-owned. So if you want to enjoy friendly Australian Hospitality, a British quality of service and a Latvian cultural experience, then this is the place for you!

We will assist you as your own personal tour guide, providing local knowledge with recommendations for sightseeing , museums, restaurants and many of our adventure activities including free daily walking tours, nightly bar/pub crawls, VIP club tours, AK-47 shooting, winter bobsledding, go-karting, paintball, bungee jumping and the aerodrome.

Most importantly, we will help you make your stay in Riga an enjoyable and memorable experience.

At Friendly Fun Franks, it’s all about you, the traveller. We’re here for anything you require. If you have a question, we will give you an informative answer. If you want to get involved in one of our many day- or night-time activities, we’ll organise it for you!

Our staff are at your service 24 hours a day, so don’t hesitate in asking.
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  • Value For Money 7.3
  • Security 7.3
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 6.7
  • Cleanliness 7.3
  • Facilities 6.7
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Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel Located at Novembra Krastmala 29, Old Riga, Riga.
Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel
Riga Latvia LV-1050 Novembra Krastmala 29, Old Riga
73% 3456
56.9460509 24.1061067
Friendly Fun Franks Backpackers Hostel
    Rooms available Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm 8 Bed Mixed Dorm 10 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 14 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 6 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 3 Bed Private Ensuite 8 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 10 Bed Private Ensuite 4 Bed Private Ensuite Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm Standard 14 Bed Mixed Dorm Basic 10 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 20 Bed Mixed Dorm Basic 5 Bed Private Shared Bathroom Basic 7 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Mon 30 May 2016 - Thu 2 Jun 2016 Change

Room Summary

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Latest Review

" Great Hostel, Great reception with some free beers and some info on partying in Riga (no strings attached). The hostel was partly still under construction which led to the fact that we were the only group present (22 persons), this was good for the atmosphere as we were not able to bother anyone. Staff was available 24/7 and was very easy and reasonable to talk to. To bad there were not drinks available at the hostel (except for coffee in the morning). "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Linen Included Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Cable TV Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Hair Dryers

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Bicycle Hire Luggage Storage Fax Service 24 Hour Reception 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink




Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Taxes Included

Things to Note

We have 24-hour reception so all arrival times are welcome.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.


  • 2012 4th, Worldwide Large Hostel
  • 2012 3rd, Continent Winners Eastern Europe
  • 2012 3rd, Hostel for Groups
  • 2011 5th, Worldwide Large Hostel
  • 2008 1st, Country Winners Latvia
  • 2007 6th, Worldwide
  • 2006 1st, Worldwide
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