Hostels In Riga

12 Hostels in Riga, Latvia
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Cinnamon Sally Backpackers Hostel
Hostel- 1.21km from city centre
Social and Comfortable backpackers run by local and international staff. Tours, Pub Crawls, Drinks for sale. Lots of Local advice.
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The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers Hostel
Hostel- 0.86km from city centre
Aussie & British owned Backpackers Hostel with local and international staff. Super social atmosphere, perfect for backpackers, solo travellers and small groups in an unbeatable location. Daily Activities & Tours. On site bar. The Largest and Most Popular...
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Blue Bird hostel
Hostel- 0.42km from city centre
Set in the guests' favourite part of Riga, the Old Town, Blue Bird capsule hostel offers accommodation in cozy private rooms and dorm rooms with a fully equipped kitchen.
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Tree House Hostel
Hostel- 0.61km from city centre
Welcome to Tree House! An authentic place for independent travellers, families who wish to experience rel
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Central Hostel Riga
7.8Very Good
Hostel- 1.77km from city centre
Central Hostel is Every Traveler?s Second Home. Our bright and harmonious rooms and welcoming and cheerful staff will make your journey unforgettable.
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Elizabeth's Youth Hostel
Hostel- 1.45km from city centre
Elizabeth's Youth Hostel is located in the centre of Riga, the nearest hostel to the train and bus station is 5 minutes walk away...
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Hostel- 2.85km from city centre
Aivis Apartment features views of the city, only 2 km away from Vermanes Garden.
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OK Hotel
Hostel- 1.6km from city centre
The OK Hotel is conveniently situated across the river from the Old Town in a modern and quieter part of Riga.
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Mosaic Hotel
7.0Very Good
Hotel- 1.13km from city centre
New cozy hotel in the heart of Riga. 700m to Old Town. Perfect location to enjoy all city sightseeing within the walking distance. Free WiFi.
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Baltic Travel
Hotel- 1.2km from city centre
Baltic Travel offers private accommodation in an ideal location in Riga. There are many shops, bars and restaurants around. Guests enjoy free WI-FI in all rooms and 24/7 front desk assistance.
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Monte Kristo Hotel
Hotel- 0.88km from city centre
The elegant and cozy BOUTIQUE HOTEL ?MONTE KRISTO? is located in the historic part of Riga...
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Bed and Breakfast- 0.7km from city centre
At Liberty is a newly renovated property, offering affordable accommodation in exclusive location.
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About Riga

Sometimes called the 'Baltic Berlin', Riga has experienced a cultural boom with a thriving art, music and nightclub scene. New Nordic cuisine sits alongside traditional restaurants serving potato pancakes and rye bread, and micro-breweries are opening up in cavernous underground bars. Meanwhile, the UNESCO-listed old town retains its timeless charm with a maze of cobbled streets and colourful building façades, dotted with Gothic spires and flamboyant Art Nouveau architecture. 

Hostels in Riga are welcoming – and sometimes unusual. You can stay in a classic 1905 Art Nouveau building, or in a historic stable house dating back to 1886. There's even a Riga hostel that is health-conscious, promoting yoga, with a free vegetarian breakfast every day. When it's snowing, some Riga hostels put on winter activities like bobsledding and husky dog sledding. You’ll also find plenty of pub crawls and Latvian beer tasting nights on offer all year round.

Riga’s old town is in the heart of the action. It's within walking distance of all the major sights and is packed with traditional bars and cosmopolitan cafés. Across the Daugava River, Āgenskalns is a quieter neighbourhood with houses dating back to the 19th century. Visit the Saturday market for local stalls selling smoked fish and cherry-filled pastries. Just north of downtown Riga, the Mežaparks neighbourhood (meaning “forest park”) is a tranquil spot where you can take a break on the shores of Lake Ķīšezers.

The best way to get to know Riga is to take one of the free walking tours. The Art Nouveau façades of Elizabetes Street are covered in ornate dragons, wrought-iron balconies and whimsical figures. Climb (or take the elevator) up to the spire of St Peter's church for views over the city's red roofs. A canal runs through the leafy central park, separating the old and new parts of town, where you can wander around the pretty Bastion Hill. To learn about the country's Soviet past, head to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia. 

Being such a compact city, Riga is easy to explore by foot, but there's also an extensive public transport network of buses, trams and trolley cars. After arriving at Riga International Airport, you'll find various buses to take you to the city centre in around half an hour. Riga International Coach Terminal and Riga Central Station are next door to each other, a 10-minute walk from the old town.


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