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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We enjoyed our stay here and the hostel was exceptional value. The hostel is set out in appartments and so there are lots of common / relaxation areas. Breakfast was good with the standard options and you could have as much as you wanted so were well set up for the day! Close to the train station but further out...

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Marijampole, Lithuania
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Although we stayed here only one night, it was a pleasure. When we came we had to wait a little before our room was ready. It was clean and nicely furnished. The shower and wc were just in front of the room. Common rooms were also comfy and colorful, they also had a computer to use. One of the best...

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hong kong
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Excellent location! 5 to 10 minutes walk to the bus terminal and central market. The kichen is well equipped and very clean as the staff clean the kitchen frequently. Breakfast is good with fresh fruit. Common area is very nice. bathroom and toilet is clean too. I would surely come back to this hostel if I visit Riga again.

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peterboro
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I stayed for 3 nights midweek in a twin room ( 20) on the second floor ,and it was everything you could expect from a hostel room, and much much more. proper beds clean linen and towels. big room. and very very quiet, the location was walking distance from everywhere, no more than 15 mins from any part of town....

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We staid just one night in Riga, the location was pretty good, even though 15min by walking. Advice: taxi, really cheap in this country 5€ to go to downtown, 8€ from the port to the hostel. the Hostel Looks clean, and the room we booked for 4 people was quiet big ! The personal was really nice and smiling. To...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

There were no problems with this hostel. I liked: Big room - we had th biggest room in the place, I think it was room 7 apt 2 Clean bathroom - only share with people in your "apartment" so never more than 8 people Wifi works in the rooms Free towel Reception will book your taxi so it's waiting for...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Good price,clean,rooms are big breakfast is good. ı stayed in another hostel when ı was in Riga at winter, however this hostel is better. It is not easy to find hostel like this. Only problem is more far away from city center ıf ı compare with other hostels,5 minutes more walking not much.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2013

I spent 10 days at the Central Hostel before starting my Erasmus Experience and while waiting to find an apartment. I can say only good things about this place. People were extremely nice and friendly. The room really spacious and well-designed. The location is not properly central but if you've been to Riga before it takes just 15 minutes walking...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I had a very nice stay in Central Hostel.. I felt like at home. The lounge is like your own living room, cosy and comfortable and so is the kitchen. I was impressed about the selection of herbal teas and there was a coffee maker with real coffee.There was free internet in the lounge and in the hallway and I...

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Salvador, BA
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Positive points: free wifi and internet computers, friendly staff, quiet hostel and neighborhood, close to bus station( 15 min by foot). Cheap hostel. Negative points: there isn’t a lavabo in the single room, the free breakfast is only juice, jam and bread. In general is a good place to stay in Riga, with good cost-benefit relation.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Central Hostel

Address: Ernesta Birznieka-Upisha iela 20, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: $16 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“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
“Room on the top (3rd) floor have a common area but lots of stairs. Rooms on the reception floor are more modern and have less stairs to walk up to.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexiaB4, 16 Jan 2013 | Read review
“any room is good!”
 of 5 bubbles VeraM927, 6 Sep 2012 | Read review
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