All the showers are private and lockable. The rooms have individual light at each bed, as well as charging places and cages underneath the bed to lock your valuables. Pity that we are traveling in mid-October, as we headed to the last location at Trakai, It's almost dark and we skipped that one. Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay. If you introduce plane loads of British stag parties with a load of money to blow in a weekend, then you can understand why the locals get miffed about Brits flashing their cash trying to take their women from them, and why trouble can kick off. There is also a kitchen, equipped with a dishwasher, oven and refrigerator.
Upon arrival you will be given a welcome beer, while we answer all your questions about what you want to see and do during your stay, so that you get the most out of it. The Spikeri district has served since the 14th century, as a huge warehousing area, where cargo was loaded and unloaded before being traded in Riga. The property also has grocery deliveries. The restaurant is a sleek space of black and white tiled floors, padded green velvet chairs and an exposed brick wall, looking out over a pretty courtyard spot a continuation of the cabbage design across the ceiling. Property Description The Wicked Weasel is extremely easy to get to from all the major transport hubs. Wow great food and excellent service. Opened up to mass tourism with the advent of budget air travel, Riga's Old City and its abundance of bars and restaurants can be explored on foot.
It closes from November to March, but there are plenty of good places to eat right outside. The Latvian capital, the largest city in the Baltics, is a fascinating mixture of proud Latvian tradition and influences of the various countries that have occupied it. If you aren't able to pull a beauty in the U. Very clean, nice rooms and very friendly staff. The old section, or Hansa town, is circled by a park-lined moat and includes the ancient castle of the Livonian Knights, the 13th century Lutheran cathedral, and the Parliament building. I also met some interesting people on the tour and had some great conversations. At breakfast it felt less friendly, though this seemed to be down to a language barrier.
Agnes had a wealth of knowledge and a great sense of humour. Size and shape distinguish between accommodation types, which all have a similar style: minimalist leanings, cream and charcoal shades, and dark wooden furniture. Ziemelu is a great choice for travelers interested in Zoo , City Trip and Old Town. Explore the natural paradise of with its fairytale castles, romantic vistas and adventure sports, stroll along miles of pine-fringed sandy beaches in the , and marvel at the. In the dorm rooms you will find bunk beds that are very solid and do not move.
Mike was our guide and brought us to the spots accordingly. Free private parking is available on site. The full tour around Riga was very informative on the historical, cultural and modern life of the city and of Latvia in general. The New Town is easily reached by an efficient and modern bus and tram network. Our private double rooms all have a comfortable king size mattress and fresh linen with extra pillows for a great night's sleep. But the most interesting stalls visitors may come across, are those selling Soviet era memorabilia like pins and uniform parts of the Red army. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
And each century has left its marks in the architecture in the Old Town and City Center, where the cultural heritage coexists with the quick pace of modern living. The guide explained something about the buildings that we could see from the vieuw point. Generally very good service, with an admirably speedy check-in and genuinely helpful tips drawn onto your free city, depending on your interests. The facilities were great, reading light, hair dryer, big lockers. All groups of 4 or more must leave a cash security deposit of 20 euros per person. The nearest airport is Riga Airport, 6 miles from the property. I would recommend booking especially Friday and Saturday nights after speaking with the friendly waitress.
We hopped on a spacious van at 9am. Even with earplugs it was unbearable. This design-led hotel, a member of the Small Luxury Hotels group, might look pretty and quaint on the outside but inside is a fusion of contemporary art, stylish furnishings and original Art Nouveau accents. The checkout time is 12pm, but you are more then welcome to hang around for the remainder of the day and store your luggage for free until your plane, train, bus, hot air balloon or ferry leaves. It bounds Vecrīga, the Unesco-protected old town, which is only a 10-minute walk over the canal — easy to reach the cobbled streets, terracotta roofs and pretty shops but removed enough from nightclubs and sports bars. She had a very extensive knowledge of the history and culture of Riga and was determined to share as much of it as possible. Riga's central market and shopping center are a 2 ½ minute walk.
Got a surprise upgrade on arrival to a gorgeous apartment which was most welcome after 2 weeks travelling from country to country. It can be difficult to meet a single stag party where one member of their group had not been assaulted in one way or another when walking between bars. He explained history of everything and we were happy to talk to a local like him. The hotel is also close to the main bridges of the Daugava River. Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply.
Had some great recommendations of where to eat and the staff even helped us find a cheap taxi to and from the airport. Location is ideal for exploring the Old Town, the market and the art nouveau district. Each one comes fully made with fresh linen, including a large towel, and are equipped with an individual reading light, 2 power outlets and an under-bed security locker. The first, indelible impression that most visitors get of the Latvian capital is its majestic skyline, as viewed from the left bank of the Daugava River. If you want to visit a city so corrupted by its greed that it is prepared to prostitute itself and its women to the extent that even the staff in a five star hotel offer to provide you with a woman for the night, Riga is for you.