The Best Hotels Riga has to Offer
Tucked away in the throws of north-eastern Europe, spending a final weekend of freedom here is something you’ll never forget!
Known for its rich history from the Medieval crusades to Soviet occupation, Riga has evolved into a modern and vibrant city on the eastern edges of Europe. In our experience, stories of a Riga stag do are often the stuff of legends, sometimes too wild! So with that being said, if you and the lads fancy braving this unbelievable city for the last weekend of freedom, make sure to sort out where you’re staying with our list of the best hotels Riga has to offer.
1. Mercure Riga Centre
Situated right by the city’s main railway station, the Mercure Riga Centre is part of a popular and instantly recognisable chain that’s known for its great quality and low prices. With a range of spacious rooms to offer guests including a fantastic junior suite, this Riga hotel makes for a great place to stay if you’re looking for great amenities like free WiFi connectivity, an on-site bar/restaurant and 24-hour room service. If you’re planning on doing plenty of exploring around the city centre, this Riga hotel also makes for a great place to start!
2. Pullman Riga Old Town
Further into the city centre you’ll find the fantastic Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel. Housed inside a stunning mansion house, this Riga hotel offers 5-star quality at affordable prices, making it a great place to consider staying for your big weekend away. With a brilliant spa on-site where you can kick back and relax, this place also boats a fantastic restaurant situated in the stone crypts below the building - a sight worth seeing.
3. Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga
Overlooking the Bastejkalna Park that borders the Old Town district, the Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga features stunning and modern rooms throughout with different options on offer for guests, including a Family Stay option that connects two adjacent rooms together. Throughout, you’ll also have access to free WiFi as well as an on-site gym area and a brilliant restaurant serving up Latvian cuisine and daily breakfasts.
4. Hilton Garden Inn Riga
Another modern and popular Riga hotel known for its eclectic style and charm; the Hilton Garden Inn Riga Old Town boasts a uniqueness that makes staying here an experience of its own. With modern and minimalist rooms throughout, guests are treated with fantastic views of the city as well as great amenities like room service, free WiFi and access to the on-site restaurant and fitness centre. Being situated right in the heart of the city, you’ll also find loads of great landmarks on your doorstep, including the spot where the first Christmas tree was made!
5. Wellton Riverside Spa Hotel
Just as the name suggests, the Wellton Riverside Spa Hotel Riga is the perfect place to consider staying if you’re looking to get plenty of Rest & Relaxation time in during your weekend away! As well as the brilliant on-site spa, this Riga hotel boasts plush and modern rooms throughout, offering guests amazing views of the Daugava River. As well as the spa, here you’ll also find a great bar in the lobby as well as a wonderful restaurant and access to amenities like room service and free WiFi.
6. Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga
Known for its luxurious vibe, the Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga is worth considering for your weekend in the city if you’re looking for an unforgettable experience. Just as the name suggests, this Riga hotel is indeed grand, offering guests large and spacious rooms throughout with tasteful, high-end décor. On-site, you’ll find a great restaurant serving up Latvian and international cuisine as well as a rooftop bar/restaurant offering stunning views of the city.
7. Grand Poet by Samarah Hotels
Another stunningly luxurious Riga hotel that’s well worth considering, the Grand Poet by Semarah Hotels is a unique and eclectic place to stay. With a fantastic range of rooms to offer guests, this place boasts everything from standard double rooms to full deluxe suites with tonnes of space for you and your mates. Downstairs, you’ll find an opulent restaurant-bar as well as a wonderful spa that this Riga hotel is most famous for.
8. Rixwell Old Riga Palace
Right next door to the fifth entry on this list, the Rixwell Old Riga Palace Hotel can be found along the banks of the Daugava River that flows through the city centre. Housed inside a stunning art deco building in the heart of the city, this Riga hotel boasts some fantastic rooms throughout, including some large family-sized rooms in the vaulted crypts below the building! With a 24-hour reception, free WiFi access and a brilliant lobby bar, this Riga hotel is definitely worth thinking about if you’re looking to splash a bit of cash!
9. Riga Islande Hotel
Just as the name suggests, the Riga Islande Hotel can, indeed, be found on the quaint and scenic island of Ķīpsala, connecting both sides of the city together. If you’re looking for somewhere that puts you right at the heart of the Latvian capital, then this Riga hotel is a great option to consider! With modern rooms throughout as well as larger suite apartments available for guests too, this place also boasts an awesome bar & restaurant on the 9th floor giving diners and drinkers brilliant views of the city.
10. Park Inn by Radisson Riga Valdemara
Last but certainly not least on this list of the best Riga hotels is the Park Inn by Radisson Riga Valdemara. Found on the western side of the city, this popular international chain is no exception when it comes to offering guests brilliant rooms and amenities at great prices. With exceptionally modern rooms throughout, this Riga hotel also offers guests connecting rooms so that you and your mates can stay next to each other! With impeccable views of the city centre and offering guests a brilliant on-site bar & restaurant, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t consider staying here.
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