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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The hostel is arranged like several apartments with 2-3 rooms each and two shared bathrooms, which is quite nice. Our room was very small but otherwise ok. Cleanliness was ok but not perfect. Staff was nice and helpful. Main downside for me is that it's not really in a "central" locaction as the name would suggest. It takes you around...

Thank DoDoFarouk
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It is a good place to stay one night before big travel. It was quiet, but it was a little away from the centre of the city. The rooms were clean and staff was very helpful and amazing to talk to. Totally recommend.

Thank max15630
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was the least expensive hostel I have ever stayed, and I feel like I got more than what I paid for. It's pretty small place on the 2nd floor, but it has everything you need including kitchen and a couple of lounges to hang out. Clean bed and sheets, even includes free towel! The staff is available 24 hours...

Thank twotterdhc6
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Central hostel was very nice place to stay. Room was very clean and comfortable. There was free coffee and tea in the kitchen. All the common areas were as well tidy, clean and decorated with the good taste. Hostel is located 15 minutes walking from the old town, so it is easily accessible by foot. Staff was very nice and...

Thank Peta_slov
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I only spent a few hours there - arrived in the evening and left in the morning. It was easy to find, less than 10 minutes from the train station and same distance from the airport bus stop. The receptionist was very professional and went through some aspects that even some hotels fail to point out. My room was on...

Thank PROTravelerUK
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Very nice, big triple room on the last floor of the hostel. Everything in hostel was clean, nice, the staff was very nice and helpful. Just a few steps from old town, but not close enough to hear all noices from there. Private parking for free

Thank Aga_Warsaw_Poland
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my 2 night stay here at central hostel, good location, room was good size and clean. The young lady at reception was very helpful and spoke excellent english, unfort i didnt get her name (arrived late afternoon on 31/05/16). Was bit hard to find hostel at first! Easiest way to get there is to travel to riga main train...

Thank Johnbailey1988
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a great location, about 1km walk to Old Town! It's cheap but really quaint! The rooms are hippie chic and there is an inviting kitchen and lounge area. The bathroom was not cleaned as regularly as liked but it was acceptable for a sharing bathroom. The staff was there but were sometimes distant, at key times...

1Thank Allyson E
Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This hostel actually exists of one reception/common room and several apartments. Each apartment contains about 3-6 rooms and 1-2 bathrooms. Our "apartment" had 3 hostel rooms and 1 bathroom, which was a bit annoying in the morning. Also the beds in this hostel were "meh". Also, please note this hostel no longer provides free breakfast. But overal, it was just...

1Thank simon190
Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I stayed for one night in a single room - it was warm, clean, the interior was nice and comfortable, the free wifi was good and the workers were very helpful. Very good location as well. A very positive experience, especially compared to some other hostels in Riga!

Thank kreisveld

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Address: Ernesta Birznieka-Upisha iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: RM49 - RM98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you want a more likely good night's sleep, avoid the six bed dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles Bard_Wrad, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 917chuah, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just avoid upstairs beds if you need to pee during the night :)”
 of 5 bubbles L0UP0, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are hot”
 of 5 bubbles melainL, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room 7 is the biggest for a private”
 of 5 bubbles 656melaniep, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
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