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Reviews of Dome Pearl Hostel

Hostel | Tirgonu 4, Riga Latvia, LV-1050 Riga, Latvia 1050

80.2% Overall Rating

78 out of 86 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/04/2014)

"Great location and great value for a private room. Secure keycode entry and friendly staff."

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Facilities

  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

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80.2%

Overall Rating

78 out of 86 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Dome Pearl Hostel'

Atmosphere
70.4%
Location
100.0%
Facilities
69.6%
Cleanliness
74.4%
Staff
80.0%
Value
84.0%
Safety
83.2%
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85.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

05 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. They have many bathrooms. It was very clean.

Disliked: they don't have a real kitchen nor common space. The computer is next to the reception desk.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

mehmet pamuk

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

02 January 2012 mehmet would recommend this property

Liked: it is just in the heart of the riga city centre

Disliked: there is no nice kitchen facilities.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 December 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing location right in the middle of the old town. Really good value for money and pretty good cleanliness for the price as well. All in all it was a great stay.

Disliked: They say that the reception is open 24 hours a day, but it seemed to just have normal office hours, meaning that you couldn't use the computer or tea-making/water boiling facilities without waking up one of the staff to let you in to the reception area. This was inconvenient seeing as the tap water isn't drinkable.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

15 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location. Location. Location!!

Disliked: Everything was very good.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Weng Khong Yoong

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

02 October 2011 Weng Khong would recommend this property

Liked: The location, directly in the center the old town.

Disliked: The rooms look rather old and it was quite noisy at night.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

25 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cheap, good localization and friendly

Disliked: everything ok

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Andrew Morrison

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

20 September 2011 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: Basic but very acceptable room - but for the price we didn't expect anything else! Excellent location - but note that to get in you have to walk in the door between two bars

Disliked: Nothing!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sinisa Berjan

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

06 September 2011 Sinisa would recommend this property

Liked: Location is great, right in the heart of old city!!!

Disliked: Parking is not available in old city or it is available but very expensive! There is one place next to the river near to gas station Statoil where is available free parking (about 500m from hostel).

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

06 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's in a central position, but quite silent

Disliked: nothing

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everyone was helpful.

Disliked: On one night a member of staff had a partner or husband staying which I did not mind. But what I did dislike was that he smoked and although he went out on to the balcony there was a strong smell of smoke.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

14 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location.

Disliked: Small kitchen, no sink.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Mark Hemming

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

02 May 2011 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: Really good location and great price

Disliked: No complaints!

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Sightseeing & culture

28 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice staff

Disliked: Too long way upstairs, no parking

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Pieter Herwege

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

16 January 2011 Pieter would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: water in the shower may be cold no kitchen, only microwave and coffee

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Auguste Levanaite

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

08 November 2010 Auguste would recommend this property

Liked: Nice, big room, has a balcony. The showers are pretty clean, too bad that there is only one restroom with sockets - if you want to dry your hair you have to wait for it to be vacant. The location of hostel is amazing, I could even call it perfect.

Disliked: There is no kitchen, just microwave and kettle for water. Too bad.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Relaxation/spa

03 November 2010

Liked: the location of the hostel was quite good, just in the cente of the old town, and it felt safe and secure.

Disliked: the whole place smelled like mould, especially in the showers, and there were damp patches on the carpets, walls and in the ceiling. we paid for our 3-nights stay when we arrived but on the morning after the staff tried to trick us by telling us we only paid for one night, and wanted the rest of the money. besides from all of that the stay at the dome pearl hostel was ok, if the only thing you demand from the place is a clean bed to sleep in.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

kenneth hargreaves

With friends / other travellers

City break

10 October 2010 kenneth would recommend this property

Liked: central location. very friendly helpfull staff

Disliked: kenneth left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

chris bennett

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

29 September 2010 chris would recommend this property

Liked: The best location in the Old Town of Riga

Disliked: Towels were small and paper thin.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location in Riga with a light and bright outlook. Very helpful staff. Tea and coffee provided plus use of fridge. Internet access provided free of charge. Very attractive city and Dome Pearl Hostel also has that same good feel about it. Definitely recommend.

Disliked: Had a few problems getting the key to my dormitory room to work, but always staff there to assist.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's location

Disliked: manager overbooks and expects people to change hostels to suit her. Had this happen to me and was asked to change rooms to accomodate a group, but what the manger meant was that I was moving to another hostel. Refused to go and spent ages explaining, this incident was a shame because the hostel is actually fine. Reception staff are lovely and sympathetic

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

19 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and staff was really helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Tamas Kosa

16 June 2010 Tamas would recommend this property

Liked: satisfied

Disliked: Tamas left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was great.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Lionel Ling

24 May 2010 Lionel would recommend this property

Liked: very close to the center of the old town, clean hostel, friendly and knowledgeable people at the hostel

Disliked: Lionel left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

18 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the easy going spirit of the hostel keepers and the cheap single rooms with large beds available. I didn't like the fact that the outside was in repairs and that the showers had cold water sometimes. But I still rate my stay as a good one, no curfew, easy access to bars and you can bring a guest overnight to have fun.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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