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Guesthouse Jakob Lenz

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very professionally run, friendly atmosphere, clean and nice. Located in a quite street, close to the "embassy area" in walking distance from good restaurants and supermarkets. City tour buses stop nearby

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good location, friendly staff and really good breakfast for a great price. The only downside were the wifi which sometimes worked, sometimes didn't and the bathroom sink which was slow running. Don't miss the amazing mural outside.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a little secluded, feels like a back alley hostel but very quiet in a good way and large rooms. Breakfast is phenomenal given the price. Lots of cold meats, coffee, bread, eggs, pastries e.t.c Very generous indeed.

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Thank Nidal B
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We didn't expect much due to the low price and the 2* rating but we liked it so much we stayed another night. The room was situated towards the inner courtyard and thus very quiet but of course also without view. There were three bathrooms for the floor which were cleaned frequently. The staff was friendly and helped us store...

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Good memories and nice service we have received at the Jakob Lenz guesthouse.Special thanks to Anna and Karls who took care of us all the time during our staying. The personnel was very friendly and polite.The room was clean with modern LG TV in it.The breakfast was very delicious and felt like a home made food:) I would certainly return...

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Thank Jaroslav2013
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I really liked the location of the guesthouse - close to the centre yet very quiet. The price for August was quite reasonable, the staff were friendly and helpful. Good breakfasts, too. Wi-Fi connection was always working well. So, I may say that it's a perfect place for this hotel category and for this price.

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Thank Екатерина П
Lithuania
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is situated in really (strangely) quiet area. It is an old building. We chose it just because of a price and we just needed some place to sleep during our weekend stay in Riga. It is a 2* hotel so our expectations werent too high. Rooms are clean but needs serious refurbishing. Squeeky wooden floor and noisy mattress....

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Thank lithua
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I was expecting nothing for the price, but it was more, far more...Really enjoyed my brief stay there. The staff was very helpful and the best was breakfast :) The guesthouse is situated in a peacful part of town, but still close to the old town.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Very silent based hotel in Riga. Nice rooms, very basic but clean. Prices were good for what you get. Too bad there's no elevator (6th floor was quite a long trip without elevator!) Friendly staff and a-maaa-zing coffee! Definitely worth it if you're looking for a basic hotel for a nice price!

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We had one night stay at this nice place, which maybe have seen better days. Best thing is very fine, friendly and kindness service. Room were clean, and we did sleep well. Breakfast was aldo fine. One night costs 45,50 €! Neighborhood is what it is, ugly, but oldtown is near.

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Additional Information about Guesthouse Jakob Lenz

Address: Lencu iela 2, Riga 1010, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: $34 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Jakob Lenz 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room near the bathroom”
chriscross118, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you have heavy bags, try not to choose upper floors ;)”
karlok121, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a room with a separate bathroom and that was fine. There were a couple bathroom and they were very clean.”
Justis11, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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