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Located in a quiet street in the center of Riga, Central Hostel is just a 10-minute walk from the Old Town. It offers heated rooms. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the entire building.

Free tea and coffee are available 24 hours a day. Guests have access to the kitchen where they can cook meals. A big refrigerator is available.

There is a communal room with TV, DVD player, and a hookah. Smoking is permitted in the hostel in a separate area. Parking is possible in the backyard at a cost and there is a small grocery store in the next building.

Central Hostel is 0.6 mi away from the central train and bus station. Vērmanes Garden is within 2,150 feet. Several low-priced restaurants are located right next to Central Hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Riga, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Central Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 8, 2010

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Located in the top-rated area in Riga, this property has an excellent location score of 8.7!

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Family Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • The staff speaks English

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About Central Hostel

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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Dear guest, Yes. We have a locked luggage room for guests. If you wish to leave something with us I would suggest coming around the reception and asking one of the staff members. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Dear guest, Yes, sheets and towels are always included. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • How much far from the Riga International Airport And do we have public transport (Bus) from hostel to airport?

    It's 13km. There is a bus No.22 If you will decide to book our hostel, you will receive email with precise transport instructions


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    Answered on August 30, 2021
  • Hello, I am looking for staying in Riga. I am motorcyclist. How is it with parking? Is it save? Thank, Radek Zmeskal

    Dear Radek, It`s pretty safe to park with us. We have gated parking lot. Spaces depends on availability but mostly likely that there will be a space for a motorcycle. Best regards, Central Hostel/Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • do you have a place to park bicycle

    Hello, Yes you can place the bicycle in the staircase or in the shed in our backyard


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    Answered on August 13, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Dear guest, We don`t specifically but we offer a variety of information about activities in Riga. Sometimes we do have movie or sports evenings but they are usually not planned. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice.


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Dear guest, We do provide sheets as well as duvets. However you are free to use your own! Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • I booked a room for last year but was cancelled, could we please use the credit to visit in February around the 12th-15th. Thank you!

    Hello! Please send us the booking number and we will see what's possible to do


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    Answered on November 15, 2021
  • Do you have clothes iron?

    Hello, We do have clothes iron as well as an ironing board in one of our common rooms, just ask the receptionist which :)


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    Answered on December 18, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Dear guest, That really depends on all the guests. Mostly we have quiet nights except on holidays or big celebrations. But like I said it depends in guests who will be next to you and that we cannot predict. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • Sveiki, vai iespējams double room rezervēt ar ierašanos aptuveni pēc 1-1,5 stundas līdz vēlam vakaram, esam ~ 100km no rīgas?

    Labdien, Ir iespējams, galvenais ko jāpatur prātā ir recepcijas darba laiks no 8:00-23:00. Ar cieņu, Central Hostel


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    Answered on October 8, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    Dear guest, For dorm room we provide free lockers with individual keys, therefore you don`t need to rent the locks. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • My flight arrives at 23:00, therefore I would check in at 23:30, is there any problem?

    Hello! Our reception works until 23:00 (11 PM) If you still want to keep the reservation, please note that check in will make our night guard, who doesn’t speak English. He will give all the important information in the written form.


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    Answered on November 15, 2021
  • Hi there, I wanted to know if you have a table and chair in the Single Room. I need to be working for few hours during my stay and hence wanted to check. Thanks

    Hi! Some rooms have the chair and table, some don't. You can ask the specific room in the reception or use common rooms.


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    Answered on July 23, 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Dear guest, No, you do not. We provide locker keys for dorm rooms. Best regards, Central Hostel/ Alice


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    Answered on September 16, 2019
  • Is it available for self isolation? for 10 day?

    Hello! No, our hostel is not suitable for self isolation


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    Answered on September 14, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Origo Shopping Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Vermanes Garden
    0.4 miles
  • Galleria Riga Shopping Center
    0.5 miles
  • Latvian National Opera
    0.6 miles
  • Riga Nativity of Christ Cathedral
    0.6 miles
  • Riga Central Market
    0.6 miles
  • Riga International Bus Station
    0.6 miles
  • Riga's Freedom Monument
    0.6 miles
  • Riga St. John's Church
    0.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Bastejkalna Parks
    0.7 miles
  • Latvian National Museum of Art
    0.8 miles
  • House of Blackheads
    0.8 miles
  • Riga Town Hall Square
    0.9 miles
  • Jauniela
    0.9 miles
  • Jugenda Stila Nami
    1 miles
  • Alberta Iela
    1.1 miles
  • Arena Riga
    1.3 miles
  • Žanis Lipke Memorial
    1.7 miles
  • Livu Aqua Park
    10.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Riga Central Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Riga International Airport
    5.9 miles
How to get to Central Hostel from Riga International Airport
    Public shuttle
    Taxi
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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Amenities of Central Hostel
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 5 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Car rental
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Latvian
  • Russian
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 4 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
€ 10 per child, per night
5+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 10 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Central Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that children 18 years and younger have to be accompanied by an adult to stay at the property.
Guests are required to send a copy of photo identification prior to arrival
Please note that children under 6 years can only stay in private rooms, not in the dormitory rooms.

FAQs about Central Hostel

  • Central Hostel is 0.9 miles from the center of Riga.

  • Check-in at Central Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Central Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Central Hostel by:

      • Taxi 10min
      • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 10min
      • Airport shuttle (public) 20min

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Central Hostel (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Private Parking
      • Parking
      • Street parking
      • Accessible parking

    • The prices at Central Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.