As both the largest city in Latvia as well as its capital, Riga is a focal point of the Baltic Sea region of Europe. The city has a multitude of wonders that stoke the imagination for both its residents and close to 3 million travelers that it welcomes on an annual basis. Riga has been in existence as a city since the year 1201, and the history found within the center via its buildings has earned it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. It’s a pleasant experience to roam through Riga’s wonders, and in this article you’ll find ten of the best places to stay via Airbnb.
This apartment is housed in a quaint building that was once an entire residential estate first built in the 18th century on a block right in the middle of Riga’s Old Town. Located on the second floor, guests at the apartment will take comfort in the gentle and rustic interior design with polished wood highlights. The apartment can hold up to four people, with one bedroom and a pull-out bed in the living room. With regards to amenities, the normal array is on hand here which includes bedding and towels for visitors. In terms of location, it’s steps away from some of Riga’s most interesting sites including The Freedom Monument.
Livu Square Apartment in Riga Old TownRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThere are spacious rooms, a comfortable bed, the bathroom has everything we need.And then, the bed in the sofa was extremely old and it was more comfortable to sleep with the mattress on the floor.The shower is not like the pictures and the bed in the living room isn’t the most comfortable.Also very clean.Nice and clean!The flat is clean.
Host:We never met the host family, but that does not change our experience.Unfortunately, we received keys that did not open the gate.We would come back any time!Read more reviewsWe complete enjoy our stay on this place.This place was all about location!This place has a great location.
This vacation rental is a loft apartment set within a building designed by one of Latvia’s most renowned architects, Karl Johann Felsko in 1897. The host does advise that there is ongoing construction within the building due to its age but it doesn’t detract from the experience guests will have while staying there. From the moment people walk in, they are greeted with an old world charm that extends into the apartment. High walls and a sleek interior add to the appeal, and the place can accommodate up to four guests. The standard bevy of amenities are on hand for guests including Wi Fi and the opportunity to use the adjoining backyard during their stay.
Cosy renovated flat in central historical buildingRiga, Rīgas Rajons, Latvia
Top guest reviewsBed & sofa bed very comfortable.We would like to stay in her room again!:)Also bed was very comfortable and we had a great sleep.All was perfectly clean.It's very comfortable and clean.The apartment was clean and fully functioning.
Host:Couldn’t recommend this place and the host more!Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.Her father received us and he took his time to tell us everything we needed to know.Read more reviewsThis place is highly recommended.Perfect place to stay!Great place :)
Guests who choose to stay at this apartment will get a chance to experience the historical Section of Riga in a serene fashion. This apartment is split between two levels in a building that has been around for two centuries, and is accentuated by the various support beams that enhance the welcoming interior. One standout feature of this place lies in the striking views of the Old City from its windows. Another feature lies in the offering of amenities with the apartment, which includes a jacuzzi in the one of the two bathrooms available. This apartment can house up to 8 people between two bedrooms and a sofa bed.
Vecpilsētas Old City 2 level mansardRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsHaving a bedroom and bathroom on each floor worked very well for us.The flat was huge with two beds in one large room and the annex upstairs with another bed.You’ll find everything you need in both bathrooms, kitchen and living room.Very clean and well equipped for our stay.Apartment has everything you would need and is very clean.Apartment was super clean and check in straight forward.
Host:He explained Everything and gave us tips.I would sincerely suggest his apartment to anyone.It claims to be suited for up to 8 people.Read more reviewsThis was a great place to stay at!Great place to stay.This place is great!
This apartment is a cozy place to rest one’s head, and is tucked away in an antique building within Riga’s Old Town not too far from the Opera House. It’s a rental that’s optimal for those traveling for business as well as for couples, and can host two people. The domicile is built with an emphasis on sunlight and lots of it thanks to the large windows in the living room space that helps affirm its warmth. There’s a fully modernized kitchen to go with the normal amenities on hand which even include umbrellas for those grey days in the capital.
OLD TOWN RIGA COSY SUNNY APARTMENT ♛Riga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThe bed is very comfortable.Bed is comfortable.I would definitely stay here again - just in cooler weather or with a fan :)It was clean and beautifully furnished.Everything is clean and well organized.The flat was very tidy and very clean.
Host:I would definitely recommend the apartment to anyone wanting to visit Riga!Thank you so much, and if anyone still thinking if they want to spend some time here - don't think, just rent, you won't regret.I've stayed at many AirBnBs and there is a reason this one is so highly rated.Read more reviewsWe loved everything about this place.This place was perfect.That should not stop you staying there - it is a warm and welcoming place to be.
This vacation rental is a hip spot that combines the old and the new to an engaging degree in the middle of Riga’s city center. The studio apartment is a short distance from the Daugava River and on a busy street filled with popular bars and cafes. It’s distinctive once you walk inside thanks to the high vaulted ceilings and brick facade, which accentuates the master bedroom in a loft space above. The studio can hold 2 guests, and has a sleek bathroom complete with a tub to soak in.
Stylish Studio Apt. in the Heart of Riga.Riga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThe bathroom shower flows up when you shower it doesn’t take the water downBathroom with spacious shower.The shower is amazing.So convenient and clean.The apartment was extremely clean and as pictured.Everything was clean and nice.
Host:It was €1.90 to go to Sigulda where we did some skiing.I can't recommend enoughI would not recommend the apartment for people who cannot climb stairs.Read more reviewsDefinitely recommend staying at his place.We had a great stay at his place.Great place to stay when you visit Riga!
This apartment on Strelnieku Street is in one of the more fashionable areas in Riga, placing it at a leisurely walk from the Old Town. The entire place has undergone some modifications which adds extra vibrancy. It can accommodate up to four guests with 2 beds, and has a separate kitchen area off to the side of the living room that includes a grand view of the city along with a balcony. There’s the normal amount of amenities to be had here, which also includes access to a tranquil yard space for those residing in the building.
Strelnieku apartmentRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThe bed is comfortable!Perfect table for meals and good layout overall.Do not be discouraged by the 5th floor.Nice and clean!The ağartment was very clean and comfortable.This apartment is super well equipped, clean and well located.
Host:Would definitely recommend it to others!Host is very easy to communicate with.Everything as described.Read more reviewsVery good place, certainly recommend it.Second time staying at Ivanda’s place, very nice place!The place was great!
Located adjacent to the architectural relic of St. Peter’s Church, this vacation rental has two bedrooms that can host up to six guests. The entire apartment is modernized to provide the comforts many are used to, from full air conditioning to Wi Fi access. There’s even a washer and dryer available on the premises, and for those who want to relax after a day out on the town, there’s a hot tub in the bathroom.
St. Peter’s Church ApartmentRiga, Rīga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsBeds where comfortable.Shower is great also!Excellent bathroom and toilet facilities.It was clean when we arrived and is exactly as described.It was clean and nice looking.Very clean and stylish.
Host:Thank you Ervins!Thank you, Ervins!!!He flexed his time to fit our arrival.Read more reviewsIf you visit Riga, this is the place you must stay at.This place is absolutely the place to stay when visiting Rifa.It even had things like tea, Coffee, chocolate etc which we did not expect.
This entire apartment is a hip domicile that puts an emphasis on coziness and elegance, seen from the moment one walks in and takes a look at the entrance and the wardrobe.The hosts have made the place amenable for up to four guests and is also designed to be welcoming to families. The package of amenities includes Wi Fi and free parking on site.
Rupniecibas Boutique ApartmentsRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThe place as everything you need and the bed was very confortable.Flat was lovelythe apartment is on the ground floor but there are the black curtains to fix this.The apartment is beautiful clean and offers everything one could need.The whole apartment is beautifully done so clean.Decorated and comfortable apartment, very clean and warm!
Host:Спасибо большое, удачиI would highly recommend this place to anyone.I would highly recommend this place to anyone.Read more reviewsand the location is very convenient.This place is perfect!!!A truly great place to stay if you’re visiting Riga.
This modern apartment sits right in the middle of Riga’s notable city center, which puts it in close proximity to all of the sights including the Old Town. One key thing with this vacation rental is that it allows those staying here easier access to the airport by public transportation. Guests will find that the place can accommodate up to four people with 2 bedrooms, and that there are the usual amenities provided by the hosts with the exception of Wi Fi.
Top location. Riga centre apartment.Riga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable bed! fantastic hostthe kitchen is fully equippedthe bed is comfortable toomodern and comfortable apartmentlovely apartment right on the edge of the old townthe apartment is very centrally and conveniently locatedthe appartment is really clean and tidyflat was clean, spacious and had everything we needed!the apartment was very clean and modernthe apartment is clean and tidy
Host:what stood out most though was how nice and helpful marcis was! he was always very responsive to messages, met us promptly for check in, and offered great local tipswe thank him again and wish him all the bestwe checked in really late and he was really nice and very communicativevery good host!they gave us some great recommendations so we saw a lovely side of riga beyond the old townRead more reviewssuperb location, walking distance of everythinglocated on a very convenient spot, everything is within walking distanceit is in a great location because everything (market, sights, train/bus station,good location, quality accommodationa great apartment! the location is perfect: close to the historic centre and min walk from both train and bus stations
This studio is a little ways from the center of the city and is a whimsical place for those who like a bit of that where they spend the night. The hosts have made this a comfortable place for up to three guests total, with the bedroom in an intimate loft section that works well with the rich pine floors. In addition, there’s an indoor fireplace that adds to the apartment’s charm. With regards to amenities, there’s a washer and dryer available along with free internet and a separate work niche for those who need it.
Cosy Mansard in the Riga CentreRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsThe bed was comfy andThe sheets of the bed were clean, but the bed was very old.If staying, just make sure you are very careful getting up and down from where the bed is situated.Unfortunatly, the apartment wasn't very clean and it didn't smell fresh.It is clean and cosy.A nice and clean flat in a lovely neighbourhood.
Host:I spent many hours reading a book by them.Very friendly host.Everything was as expected.Read more reviewsThe place is exactly as advertised.One of the nicest places i've been at so far.A great place to go exploring.
A final perspective on finding the best rentals in Riga
Travelers who place a high premium on adding familiar levels of comfort to their trip look to find vacation rentals that fit the biil. In Latvia’s capital city of Riga, there are quite a few options due to the rise in prominence of the city throughout Europe and across the world. Being in any of these vacation rentals is a sure sign that a stay in Riga will one accentuated with charm and style.
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