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Additional Terms and Conditions

No STAG PARTIES are accepted.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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No STAG PARTIES are accepted.

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The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers receives consistently high ratings and was rated the best in Latvia and Eastern Europe at the 2011 and 2010 Hoscars, and it's no wonder. This hostel features tons of interesting activities like AK47-shooting and husky dog-sledding. It's also located right in Old Town, five minutes' walk from the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia and St Peter's Church and a very short stroll from most of Riga's other great sights. We like that they also offer under-bed storage, good security and free towels and sheets.

Property Description

Voted No.1 hostel in Latvia 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 & 2009.
Aussie owned backpackers in the heart of the old town.
Only 300m to main square, airport bus, central markets, bus station, supermarkets and many bars/restaurants.

AK Shooting, Winter Bobsled, Free Walking Tour, Pub Crawls, Latvian Food Nights, Husky Dog Sledding, Daily Happy Hours, Latvian Beer Tastings and much more!

A Genuine Backpackers for Real Travellers !!!!!
** No Stag Parties Allowed **

Clean, Secure and Fun Backpackers in Old Riga perfect for solo travellers and small groups. Welcoming & Social atmosphere with friendly local staff that will help you 24hrs.

** Female Only Dorms - with Extra Comfort **

- Free Bed Sheets & Linens
- Free Towel on your Bed
- Free WiFi through entire Hostel
- Free internet stations
- Free Lockers and Locks
- Free Guide Map
- Free Good Times and Awesome Memories

Two Common Rooms to meet other backpackers and a Fully Equipped Kitchen for cooking 24 hours.

All dorms have large security lockers that can fit your whole backpack. Main entrance doors are locked 24hrs a day. Video phone entrance system. All bedrooms and entrance doors have security key card access only.

Naughty squirrel check out time - 11am

Free luggage storage. You are welcome to use all facilities until your plane, train, bus or ferry leaves...

Check in from 2pm
24 hours reception View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    20 May 2019
    Very nice but you should include some breakfast however my stay was really superb and so wellconnected staff was really co operative
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 May 2019
    By far one of the best hostels I’ve stayed in! Clean, friendly, comfy beds and great for making friends! Lone travellers and social beings - this is ideal for you!!
    South Africa, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 May 2019
    A very well located, friendly and nice hostel! Beds with curtains, sockets and light. The staff is super helpful and Charlie the chocolate labrador is the icing on the cake! If you are afraid of dogs don't worry. He is only sometimes at the reception desk and then on a leash.
    Switzerland, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 May 2019
    This is literally one of the best hostels I ever lived in. Perfect location, not loud at all, best and most friendly staff and reception open all night. The washrooms and common areas were in fact cleaner than those of highly paid hotels. The staff is so friendly and welcoming that you can just stay in the hostel for days and talk to them. On top, super nice recommendations! Highly recommended!
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 May 2019
    Santa and Katarina and the other staff where great Thanks for a pleasant stay
    Denmark, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    06 May 2019
    Absolutely loved this place! One of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. Very private-feeling bunks in the dorms, really nice and clean showers and bathrooms, friendly staff. Convenient location in Old Town close to the train station too.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 May 2019
    Amazing place with amazing people :) Only minus snorring roomates and street cleaning machines early in the morning :) Pub crawl was amazing - Thank You ;)
    Lithuania, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 May 2019
    Couldn’t really ask for anything more than what this hostel provided. Absolutely great place, definitely stay here if you’re in Riga.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    30 Apr 2019
    Really enjoyed the stay there. The staff is super nice, the hostel super clean. I definitely recommend when you go to Riga
    France, All Male Group, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 May 2019
    Good place to stay in Riga. Good atmosphere and centrally located. Easy walk from bus station. Beds were alright. Some staff were friendly, some not that much. Love the welcome shot of Riga balsam. Also they have comfy lounges where you can take a nap after checking out. Overall good experience, would recommend staying here.
    India, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2018

    5th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2017

    5th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2016

    9th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2015

    10th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    10th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners Latvia

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners Latvia

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Latvia

  • 2012

    1st, Continent Winners Eastern Europe

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Latvia

  • 2011

    1st, Hostel for Groups

  • 2011

    1st, Continent Winners Eastern Europe

  • 2010

    9th, Worldwide

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners Latvia

  • 2010

    3rd, Continent Winners Eastern Europe

  • 2007

    1st, Most Improved Hostel

  • 2007

    8th, Worldwide

Nominations

  • 2013

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers Hostel says

We're in the Old Town, just two minutes from the central market, St Peter's, Livu Square, the Occupation Museum and the Freedom Monument. I particularly recommend heading to Ala Folk Klub; it has amazing food for low prices and all the best local beers on tap.
I think what really puts us ahead of the rest, though, is our excellent customer service. We have cleaners working almost 24hrs a day and we have a great mix of party and chill here so our hostel is suited to a wide audience. For fun we have adrenalin tours, board games, happy hour, a foosball table, card games, DVDs and more. Most guests here are aged 20 to 35 but we're open to all age groups, although we don't allow school groups or stag parties. Jarrod, Manager

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