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Reviews of Central Hostel

Hostel | E. Birznieka Upisa iela 20, Riga, Latvia LV-1050

90.5% Overall Rating

439 out of 462 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (31/10/2014)

courtney hockaday thinks…

"it was as described central near coach station and train station to other parts Latvia, it was clean and cleaner pleasant. ALL the staff: reception (males & females) very pleasant helpful and…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Pets allowed
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 18.98

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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90.5%

Overall Rating

439 out of 462 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Central Hostel'

Atmosphere
88.8%
Location
91.2%
Facilities
87.2%
Cleanliness
84.0%
Staff
95.2%
Value
94.4%
Safety
92.8%
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100.0%
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courtney hockaday

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

31 October 2014 courtney would recommend this property

Liked: it was as described central near coach station and train station to other parts Latvia, it was clean and cleaner pleasant. ALL the staff: reception (males & females) very pleasant helpful and informed. Breakfast very acceptable. Security (through 3 doors) good

Disliked: very little as you see from my answer to 5 above. Just one gas stove with four rings did mean at times the few of us that actually cooked had to wait for ring space and/or utensils that were in use.

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Diogo Calado

Alone

City break

28 October 2014 Diogo would recommend this property

Liked: Probably you won't find a better hostel in Latvia. Very safe (you receive 4 keys on ckeck in), very clean, huge and cozy bedrooms and great price if you book in advance. Very nice place to stay.

Disliked: Everything was fine.

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Kinga Jambroszczak

Alone

Work / volunteering

26 October 2014 Kinga would recommend this property

Liked: Everyone was very friendly and helpful, good breakfast and free tea or coffee were also very nice :) They really care about cleanliness.

Disliked: Linen could be newer - that is all! :)

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Scott McCarthy

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

14 October 2014 Scott would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were amazingly friendly and really helpful. It's in a great location and has a really homely feel to it. Would happily have stayed much longer than the 2 nights I was in Riga

Disliked: Nothing - it was great!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

13 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: umfangreiches frühstück; kostenloses wifi in gutem empfang; zu fuß ist bahnhof, busbahnhof und altstadt in 15min erreichbar; freundliches und hilfsbereite mitarbeiter

Disliked: -

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Simone Arvonio

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break

03 September 2014 Simone would recommend this property

Liked: The colourful environment!

Disliked: nothing in particular.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

31 August 2014

Liked: It was not far away from the centre and it was really clean, the room was spacious enough.

Disliked: One shower for five or six rooms was a challenge and the kitchen was really small. It wasn't really pleasant to walk in the neighborhood in the nighttime.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

29 August 2014

Liked: Location - very close to central station and bus station

Disliked: Rooms are badly soundproofed Our linen was dirty

100.0%
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Heather Blake

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2014 Heather would recommend this property

Liked: Best hostel ever!!! Excellent stay-- best hostel I've been to yet. It's even better than my steady at the Hilton in the USA. The blond girl at the desk is amazing-- very helpful. The place us brand new. It's overlooking the canal, beautiful accommodations, great quiet view, and close to bus station and to old town. I love it here. Great breakfast, more than just basics. None

Disliked: None

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything !

Disliked: It would be great if they can change some pillows.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Kristina Tomova

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

20 July 2014 Kristina would recommend this property

Liked: Location really close to the city centre and both rail and bus station Very friendly and helpfull staff Clean, nice, comfortable place, rich (swedish-table-like) breakfast and a home-like atmosphere :)

Disliked: not a single thing on my mind...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

17 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice and cosy hostel! Staff is always friendly and helpfull. Here is everything that traveller needs and the atmosphere is relaxed.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sofia Chilingarova

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 April 2014 Sofia would recommend this property

Liked: Great place, very clean and airy, a lot of space, big common areas, couches to sit everywhere. Nice breakfast. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Internat was a bit slow. But after a couple of tries it arranged.

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

Paul Williams

Alone

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

05 March 2014 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: value for money. nice character to the place. Friendly woman on front desk. bed was comfy and wifi good

Disliked: nothing

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

03 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Second room we stayed in was ok. Friendly and really helpful staff.

Disliked: The first room was a bit smelly (mold?). Kitchen appliences were not that clean or nice to use.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

25 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to the city centre

Disliked: Nothing

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Yee Ting Hung

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 February 2014 Yee Ting would recommend this property

Liked: the location is very convenient and the staff is very helpful and friendly.

Disliked: the washroom and toilets are a bit dirty and the supply of warm water for bath is fluctuated

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

13 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, nice staff and good facilities. the room is very beautiful.

Disliked: the linen is a little bit dirty but it is acceptable.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

DAVID DENYER

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

01 February 2014

Liked: Good wifi

Disliked: -16c in smokers lounge

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Serafeim Kontonasios

With my spouse / partner

Relaxation/spa

13 January 2014 Serafeim would recommend this property

Liked: Spaces

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Best and cheapest place in Riga. It's close to the city center. The double bedroom is amazing. Staff speak English very well and there is a free breakfast. There is a lot of showers and it's realy realy clean.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Inna Volozhenina

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

07 January 2014 Inna would recommend this property

Liked: Недалеко от старого города, очень чисто и уютно в номерах и в душевых.

Disliked: Очень маленькая общая кухня, утром там много народа.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very homefriendly and when I were there I felt very homely and casual.

Disliked: Well, I do not mind, if the kitchen could be larger, and equiped with more kitchen hardware.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

20 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free WLan, free breakfast, easy walking distance to sights and busstation

Disliked: nothing

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

Brian Braudrick

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

20 November 2013 Brian would recommend this property

Liked: really great value for the money. clean, friendly, comfortable, decent location

Disliked: Brian left no negative feedback.


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