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Reviews of Central Hostel

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

88.9% Overall Rating

425 out of 446 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/04/2014)

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

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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 13.83

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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88.9%

Overall Rating

425 out of 446 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Central Hostel'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
88.8%
Cleanliness
85.6%
Staff
90.4%
Value
93.6%
Safety
88.8%
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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%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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.

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

Monika Kaminskait?

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

18 November 2013 Monika would recommend this property

Liked: cozy and clean hostel. Friendly and helpful staff, pretty good location -everything is walkable distance. I would say one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Definitely recommend :)

Disliked: Monika left no negative feedback.

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

Michael Trn

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 November 2013 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic hostel - the rooms are extremely clean and comfortable, beautiful and even well-decorated. It's an easy walk to the main bus and train stops, and a pretty easy walk down to the city center as well. There's food nearby, the wi-fi is fantastic, and it's easily worth the money. The staff are helpful and can tell you plenty about Riga - also, they speak English very well, so no worries there. The atmosphere was nice, too, I met some nice fellow travelers.

Disliked: I got there late at night and it was awkward getting in the first time, because I had to go to a concealed gate around the side. Obviously this is a minimal worry, but it's something to be aware of if you're planning on getting there late - just go around and buzz them at the side gate.

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

Marco Custodio

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 November 2013 Marco would recommend this property

Liked: The friendly staff and costumers, the famliar environment that makes you feel like home.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Aleksei Kasatkin

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

27 October 2013 Aleksei would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice place to stay.

Disliked: Aleksei left no negative feedback.

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

yuanzheng guo

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2013 yuanzheng would recommend this property

Liked: This place is very cleanliness~very comfortable! Lovely place~

Disliked: No,everything is good !

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: all the staff are helpful. I was able to make breakfast before official time as I had an early bus to catch.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Bent Børresen

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

20 September 2013 Bent would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff, breakfast, beds, location.

Disliked: .

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

DAVID YAMADA

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

17 September 2013 DAVID would recommend this property

Liked: This was a bargain and pretty nice as well. Free breakfast and towel with a great Sunday feast of fresh veggies, fruit, eggs, coffee, cereal, etc. It was a short walk to the bus station/train station and old town. There were computers and a TV that worked with good movies.

Disliked: I hate stairs but most of these older buildings have stairs.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and good value

Disliked: Breakfast is too boring

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice and helpful staff. Hotel is very nice, clean and has a comfortable atmosphere. I highly recommend it!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

19 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Reasonable price. Newly renovated and clean, which was nice concidering the sanitary facilities in particular

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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