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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Friendly, warm staff. Happy hour 5:00-7:00. Mix of locals and tourists enjoying beers and chatting. wifi works great. Didn't stay here, so I can't comment on the accommodations. But came back for happy hour several times.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a few nights in here, good choice of local beers to choose from & if unsure of what to try, brilliant bar staff in the 'camper van' on hand to advise. Very welcoming to visitors & if you need directions or advice on Riga, always someone willing to assist you....oh and beers very reasonably priced!

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Went here twice happy hour 5-7 great craic they do 14 Latvia testing beer for 14 euro good mixer of locals n tourist good seating and a camper van for a bar theys some nice cocktails to laid back pub should be more like this

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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

A great place where we started one of our evenings out when in riga, bar games downstairs and the option to try 14 different Latvian beers, a must! Also great to see a bar made from a VW camper van. Awesome idea 😉

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The bar is excellently themed with decent drinks prices and very helpful staff. This Included ordering my friend and I a taxi for 3 am in the morning to head to the airport. There are three floors to the bar including the basement where beer pong and a small stage are situated and on the 1st floor is a free...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

It is a bar with rooms on top. You are supposed to drink and sleep it out. There is noise (very loud music, like death metal) until 2 at night, the only place to sit is in the bar, that is first and second floor. The dorms a small, but the beds are ok and looks clean, same with bathrooms....

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Poland
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Great localization - very close to central market and central train station. I think the price is quite low considering that you can reach on your foot to the most interesting points and main places of Riga. This hostel is very good if you are planning two days exploring the capital city and you want to party in the historic...

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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

You can either book a bed in the hostel or just induldge in the many happy hours the bar offers during the day. There is a football table (kicker) and many other games one can play. The happy hours include half priced beer and 2 for 1 cocktail offers. The toilet is also very interesting, just as a fun fact....

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stockport
Reviewed 9 April 2016

popped in here after being across the road at the market, was very welcoming and had a buzz about the place plenty of people in and outside this bar good place to relax staff very friendly and helpful quirky bar set up as old vw van

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I am a sole female traveller and decided to book one bed in a 4 bedroom at this hostel for EUR32 in total for 2 nights. The best thing about the hostel is the location. From Riga airport, you can take bus 22 or minibus 222 (which is faster and takes a slightly different route) to the edge of Old...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riga's legendary backpackers hostel & pub. Unbeatable location in Old Town. Daily Tours. 24hr Reception.- FREE Wifi through the whole building- FREE guide map on arrival- FREE underbed security lockers with pad lock- FREE towel on your bed- FREE luggage storage after check outALL BEDS HAVE 2 POWER POINTS AND A LIGHT !!ALL ROOMS HAVE AIR CONDITIONING !!WARNING: You will meet people if you stay here... :) :) :) that's what traveling is all about, if your looking for quiet nights this hostel is NOT for you!FREE BREAKFAST BEER EACH DAY (8AM-11AM)- New Bunk Beds- New Linens, Towels and Pillows- Enchanting Spiral Staircase- AWESOME STAFF that LOVE their job- No Hangovers (Not Guaranteed)WE DON'T HAVE ANY KITCHEN/COOKING FACILITIES.You can eat cheaply in Riga so there is no need to cook, our staff will give you all the recommendations on where to eat.WE DO NOT ACCEPT STAG PARTIES OR SCHOOL GROUPS. MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE OF 10 PEOPLE. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riga Old Town Hostel & Backpackers Pub

Address: Valnu iela 43, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: RM49 - RM107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“don't have to stay but its a must for a drink”
 of 5 bubbles sheilan, 1 Nov 2014 | Read review
“I suggest staying in the 4 bed dorm. Less people there its on the 4th level next to bathrooms and its also fairly quiet once the door is shut.”
 of 5 bubbles adventurephotochalle, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“5th Floor is the 8 person dorm and furthest from the bar; 4th floor has the bathrooms and showers”
 of 5 bubbles bethanynm, 2 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The smaller 4 person rooms are only a bit more expensive, but on the same floor as the bathrooms and showers.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleyLove, 13 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The higher you go in the building the less audible the music as one might expected so those who are light sleepers should look for a room on the top floor!”
 of 5 bubbles 80StuartC, 7 Nov 2013 | Read review
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