Hostels in Riga
With its lively nightlife, great restaurants and historic architecture, the bustling cosmopolitan capital of Latvia is becoming increasingly popular with backpackers and independent travelers.
Alongside the dozens of comfortable Latvia hostels which are scattered across the country, budget accommodation is plentiful in Riga.
Offering a range of cheap dorm beds and private rooms, Riga hostels make a great base for exploring the city with many even located in the heart of the Old Town, right on the doorstep of Riga’s top sights and entertainment.
Fun Friendly Franks Hostel, Novembra Krastmala
Fun Friendly Franks has a great reputation for its dynamic international atmosphere and helpful staff. In addition to great views over the Daugava River, the hostel offers newly renovated shared accommodation complete with a lively bar and lounge.
Central Hostel, E. Birznieka Upisa Iela
Set away from the tourist crowds but still conveniently close to Riga’s transport links and attractions, Central Hostel is the perfect choice for budget travelers looking for a spot of tranquility and privacy. There are cozy double or four bed rooms available, along with a kitchen, common room and free breakfast.
Argonaut Old Town Hostel Backpackers, Kaleju Iela
There’s a bar, games room and even a nightclub at the sociable Argonaut Old Town Hostel yet it’s also steeped in Riga’s medieval past. Set on a narrow cobbled street, the hostel is enveloped in the history and attractions of the oldest part of the city.
You can check the location of these recommended cheap stays and more great hostels on the Riga hostels map.