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Central Hostel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

I'm a light sleeper so I really appreciated the peace and quiet at Central Hostel, Riga. The location's not brilliant, but the Central Station and Old Town are within walking distance, and it's easy to find. I left too early in the morning for the free breakfast, but the filter-coffee was ready at 7am which was appreciated. The staff are...

Thank Max T
Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This hostel is not in the old town, nor is it your classic partying hard type hostel. However it is about a 10-15min walk from the main train and bus station, and again same time into the old town, so not a problem. The staff were friendly and helpful, we were able to get out laundry done and ask for...

1Thank Brooke M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

I couldn't understand the high rating of this hostel. The double room was a huge NO. There were beams all around the room making it uncomfortable to walk around. The bed sheet was clean but seems like at least used for 10 years. There's only 1 shower for 3-4 rooms. And hot water does not last. The corridor and the...

1Thank Alex W
Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

I was there in a couple travel and all was perfect. The bathroom cleaned. The rooms in a perfrct way and with presents from the hostel in the bed. The staff were very friendly and proper and the breakfast very good and free. With place for cars. The price was incredible low and the service so good. We were two...

Thank Daniel L
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I had to overnight in Riga because it was the only flight I had found. I had visited Riga 3 times before, so not interested in sightseeing. This place was perfect, because it's cheap, a 10 min walk from the train station where the airport bus arrives, and it has friendly staff.

Thank alexthecarioca
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I booked in advance so had the chance to get 4 nights for 26€ in a shared room (5 people) The rooms were very cosy, warm and even sunny when we got some sun :) I don't like sleeping upstairs in the bunkbeds so tell it in advance if you need to sleep downstairs. They even gave me a (big)...

Thank L0UP0
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I stayed there for one night (unfortunatelly there were no space for one more night so book in advance). The room was tidy, toilets was very tidy too. Breakfast was included too but I was too lazy to wake up early so I didn't try it. The location is good too.

Thank Ugnė A
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Stayed for a long weekend, we had a triple room which was enormous with perfectly adequate beds, very warm room, plenty of seating and chilling space and very clean shared bathrooms and showers. Nice communal area, very helpful and friendly staff (they printed off our boarding passes and bus tickets for us for no charge). Decent enough breakfast included in...

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Staying in Central Hostel was a nice experience. The room was clean and cozy with comfy hammock and big towels provided. Staff was helpful and friendly, but it is not for people with light sleep as you can hear literally everything through thin walls. The reason for no excellent rating was an extra bed we ordered, which was a half-broken...

Thank Šárka G
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I was very happy with central hostel. The people and staff there were super friendly and unique. You can't turn down the free coffee, tea, hot cocoa, tobacco, fire place, pancakes, etc. The location and plug ins within the hostel are ample and appreciated! Plus the internet access is impeccable and the common rooms make you feel like staying forever...

Thank Layton R

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Additional Information about Central Hostel

Address: Ernesta Birznieka-Upisha iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: RM64 - RM137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms on top floor in apt 6 are quieter, all are single with shared bathroom”
GillyKD, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a more likely good night's sleep, avoid the six bed dorm.”
Bard_Wrad, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are the same.”
917chuah, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just avoid upstairs beds if you need to pee during the night :)”
L0UP0, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are hot”
melainL, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
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