We stayed one night in Riga with our 1 year old son as a stopgap from elsewhere in the country. Arriving travel weary at around 1000 am the staff let us check in well before time, found us a room straight away and got everything set up for our tired little boy. The room was comfortable and clean. The room was more basic then we have been used to at the advertised standard but the bathroom was well equipped which made up for any perceived shortfall.
We ate at the restaurant through convenience but were both extremely happy with the choice. The setting is fantastic and the food was excellent. Highly recommended on the basis of high quality and good value.
In summary a really pleasant stay in a lovely hotel with excellent decor, helpful staff and a top notch restaurant to boot.
"Spacious room with best views of the main churches"
Comfy, friendly hotel. Nice large rooms. Hotel restaurant has great food and recommended on many restaurant review sites. Right in Old Town and close to many of the top tourist sites, but cobbled streets through most of the Old Town keep it quiet at night.
It is an old building from the 1700's and in the old part of Riga, which is just like old Europe. Cobblestone streets and all. Old Riga is absolutely beautiful and would be best in the summer. Prices are very good. I went to the opera for $20 USD. There is an enormous market close by - indoor and out. The restaurant at the hotel was closed for renovations while I was there, which was a disappointment - it has a fireplace and and outdoor section, but the staff were wonderful, and happy to bring complimentary tea, coffee, and breakfast to the room. Everything is within walking distance. It was wonderful.
And everyone I met was very nice.
Traveller from Indiana, USA, though living in Moscow currently
Nestling in a charming narrow street, the 4-star Old Riga Hotel Vecriga offers the very best in attractively priced …More
"Excellent hotel in great location for the Old Town"
We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The rooms were clean and well equipped, with a good range of toiletries etc. There was an excellent range of food at the buffet breakfast, and a good choice of evening meals.
The hotel is in a narrow street, so there are no great views, but it takes only a few minutes to walk into the heart of the old town and the river, or to the station and the market.
A half-hour train journey takes you to a long sandy beach at Jurmala.
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