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Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Riga, Latvia - Updated 2020

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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.

1. Livu Square (from USD 28)

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 Town
Riga, Latvia
330 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is okay for 4 guests if you are fine sleeping in the sofa bed
the shower is not like the pictures and the bed in the living room isn’t the most comfortable
clean comfortable windows facing to a compact inner yard
only slight issue it would have been nice to have a bread toaster for making breakfast
nice and quiet in the apartment meaning a perfect nights sleep
Cleanliness:
very nice spacious flat clean and simple
the apartment is very clean and cozy
the apartment t was kept clean too
nice and clean i totally recommend
the flat was very clean and tidy a nice space for a long weekend
Host:
the owner was very responsive and kind
the host is very helpful in answering questions and making suggestions
the courtesy and accuracy of the owners were at the best level
great hosts who respond very quickly
the hosts are always reachable and more than happy to answer your questions
Location:
supermarket close by and excellent market in walking distance
the location is really perfect
great location and spacious place
very good location in old town
amazing location and nice quiet apartment
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2. Historical Building Loft (from USD 44)

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 building
Riga, Rīgas Rajons, Latvia
180 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed & sofa bed very comfortable
the bed was comfortable and the apartment was quiet and had all of the amenities i needed
was very nice to find some food for breakfast in the fridge as well as coffee and tea
perfect place to stay the apartment looks modern and is super comfortable
our sleep was great (and long) as the sleeping room's window goes out to the quiet backyard
Cleanliness:
a clean and cosy apartment
good clean modern and quiet apartment
it was clean quiet and cozy
the apartment was clean and fully functioning
it was (sparkling) clean convenient and cosy
Host:
friendly hosts were who very happy to answer questions
anna and her mother are great hosts
a really thoughtful host
the host is super nice gives extra recommendations for sightseeing and answers quick
anna was very helpful and responsive
Location:
great location we walked everywhere
close to the city center and you can really find inside everything what you can wish in trip
lovely apartment close to the city centre
close to the city center and very well equipped
great apartment with super good location
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3. Vecpilsetas Old City (from USD 51)

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 mansard
Riga, Latvia
233 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from room were fantastic
amazing views from the apartment and plenty of space
fantastic spacious apartment with great views and perfect location
views from the apartment are nice top floor looking across the old town and river
excellent stay with lots of room
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped for our stay
apartment was super clean and check in straight forward
the apartment was in an historic house but renovated to provide clean and comfy accommodation
the flat was very clean and in the heart of old town
the place is exactly how described very clean and right in the city centre
Host:
sergey was a great host
sergey was absolutely a great host
the owner is easy to contact friendly and answers realy fast
sergey is a nice host and very helpful
fast reply and very helpful
Location:
great location and cozy apartment
great location in all town
location is excellent in the old town and close to the bus station
wow what an amazing location right in the of everything
amazing location had a fantastic time
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4. Old Town Riga apartment (from USD 67)

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
186 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish and spacious apartment with excellent amenities
the apartment itself is beautiful - lovely wooden floors and sleek furniture
i would definitely stay here again - just in cooler weather or with a fan :)
for a short weekend trip the couch is comfortable enough
comfortable and attractive with a gated courtyard this was an ideal base for sightseeing and enjoying the nightlife
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and well organized
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and beautifully furnished
the flat was very tidy and very clean
what a cosy clean stylish place
Host:
lovely hosts highly recommended
hosts are easy to communicate with and respond very quickly to any questions
great city and nice hosts highly recommended
alisa was a great host and responded to queries very quickly
our hosts were kind and helpful and always available if you needed to send a message
Location:
perfect location in old town and close to the central market
great location near everything you'll need really close by
i loved the location of this apartment
great location and stylish flat
awesome place in central location
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5. Riga Centre Studio (from USD 47)

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
209 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great stay at christoffer’s apartment
we had a very comfortable stay
this very stylish small apartment is perfect for one or two people visiting riga
christoffer’s apartment was perfect for my stay in riga
trompete bar opp apartment great music we found all the local people very helpful & friendly
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and nice
thanks for the clean and comfort place
the space was also clean and stylish
the flat was extremely clean and quiet
the apartment was extremely clean and as pictured
Host:
christoffer is a brilliant trustworthy host
plenty of information and contact from the owner prior the check-in and really friendly owner
christoffer was kind enough to give recommendations where to go
i definetly recommend christoffer as a host and his apartment
great host stylish design and i absolutely loved the stairs inside the apartment
Location:
location superb as central to old town riga
great location and decor
great location easy to get from the airport
it's in a great location within a short walking distance of everything including the bus and rail stations
located in the very heart of old riga everything was pretty close
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6. Strelnieku Apartment (from USD 34)

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 apartment
Riga, Latvia
101 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy bed lovely balcony/window and sitting area for dinner
it was very comfortable and nicely set up with good appliances accessories and wifi
the apartment offers everything you need and the interior is very nice
the bed is comfortable we had a very nice stay in riga
ivandas apartment is beautiful and a perfect accommodation for a stay in riga
Cleanliness:
clean stylish and cosy
very nice and clean apartment
this apartment is clean modern and spacious
clean and comfortable flat fully equipped
the ağartment was very clean and comfortable
Host:
ivanda is a wonderful host and reacted super fast on any request
good host easy to communicate
host is very easy to communicate with
ivana is helpfull and friendly
ivanda was wonderful; she gave me very helpful advice and it was very easy to be in touch
Location:
a super cute apartment with a great location
perfect location quite and cosy neighbourhood just a short distance walk from the city centre
great place within walking distance to old town(20mins) bus and train station (25-30mins)
location was perfect too
great location and lovely apartment
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7. St. Peter's Church Apartment (from USD 102)

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 Apartment
Riga, Rīga, Latvia
136 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning and a free parking space
extra touches like tea coffee soap shampoo made the stay extra comfortable and easy
the beds were very comfortable and it had everything we needed for a comfortable stay over five days
the view from the apartment is beautiful too you see the church right beside you and it's surroundings
excellent apartment in the center of riga
Cleanliness:
very clean and stylish
it was clean and nice looking
the apartment is clean and nice
perfectly clean and very cozy
communication was really easy the place was stylish and spotlessly clean
Host:
ervins was an excellent host
ervins was a great host
ervins was a great host
awesome place & host
owner is really friendly and helpful
Location:
great location in the middle of old town
great location and beautiful apartment
great location in the heart of old town
nice apartment in a central location
absolutely perfect location right in the middle of old town riga
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8. Rupneicibas Boutique Apartments (from USD 61)

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 Apartments
Riga, Latvia
75 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wi-fi parking place excellent design
the place is great all works - tv wifi water lights etc
the apartment is very modern and new with nice details beautiful furnitures
we had a great stay at irina's apartment
very nice apartment highly recommended place to stay in riga
Cleanliness:
the apartment is beautiful clean and offers everything one could need
totally spotless really nicely decorated and easy to check in and out
the whole apartment is beautifully done so clean
decorated and comfortable apartment very clean and warm everything was prepared
we enjoyed our stay in irina's apartment a lot the place is spacious clean and cousy
Host:
kind host and cozy apartment
irina is a great hostess helpful and accommodating
irina and her daughter could not have been more helpful
so beautiful apartment and very friendly host
communication with irina was great and she was very helpful
Location:
wonderful modern apartment located close the town
great flat in a lovely location
close to the center many good restaurants around
nice and calm place great location with everything you might need in the proximity
a fantastic apartment in a superb location
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9. Riga Centre (from USD 23)

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
141 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
riga was very humid the few days we were there so the fan was used every night
great comfortable modern apartment
modern and comfortable apartment
we fully recommend staying in marcis apartment
all city is available from apt by foot which is awesome
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and modern
the apartment is clean and tidy
the flat itself was very clean and very modern
the apartment was quiet and super clean and comfortable
flat was clean spacious and had everything we needed
Host:
marcis was a great host
marcis is a very nice host
is a very nice host
marcis was a great host and very supportive
marcis was a great host always checking in and giving us suggestions
Location:
superb location walking distance of everything
the location is great it's super central
was great and central place everything is walking distance
location is great very close to the old town
we could noch imagine a better location than this in the citycenter but still very gentle
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10. Quirky mid-century studio (from USD 25)

Spend a getaway weekend with your loved ones and stretch out on this quirky mid-century studio apartment. It’s big enough to accommodate two guests, ideally for couples, who will be sleeping on a double bedroom that has a great balcony window view of the neighborhood. There’s also a full-equipped kitchen with all the electronic appliances and cookware you’ll need to prepare your meals. The bathroom is chic and decorated with style and function in mind, complete with a big washbin, a toilet with a bidet, and a shower, along with toiletries and shower essentials for guests’ use. The property is close to the cool cafes, popular restaurants, and just a 15-minute walk to Old Town.

Curl up in the Snug Window Seat at a Colorful, Homey Haven
Riga, Latvia
196 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy and comfortable apartment which has all the amenities that you might need
the bed was comfortable and the bedding and blankets were in good shape
you can find i think everything you may ever need for a comfortable stay
there is a very cozy and thoughtful interior design
we loved the interior and style of the apartment lot‘s of inspiration to take home with ;-)
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean warm and well decorated
very nice and clean apartment nicely decorated
everything is there and clean
the cleanliness of the flat was perfect nothing to fault
the flat was so nice and clean
Host:
elza was a brilliant host
elza is a great host
elza was such a wonderful host
elza is very hospitable and nice host
the hosts are super nice
Location:
perfect little apartment located a twenty minute walk from old town
well situated in a safe neighborhood just beside a nice park and a convenience store
the location of the apartment is great
the location was perfect to walk into town and experience the near by restaurants and bars
and the location was great for us as it was really close to shops and bars
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11. Chic and newly renovated apartment (from USD 66)

Tasteful art deco, high ceilings, and stunning interiors are just a few elements guests will adore once they step into this chic newly renovated apartment. Enjoy your stay in Riga and sleep comfortably in the double-bedroom. Lounge by the flat-screen TV in the spacious open-concept living room and kitchen. Guests can cook their meals in a fully-equipped kitchen with updated appliances and cookware. The flat is situated in a historic building and just 20-minutes away from Old Town and the Kalnciema quarter.

Modern apartment in a historical building.
Riga, Latvia
112 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an amazing apartment with all needed amenities
it seems like everything was renovated recently including new furniture kitchen bathroom etc
simply the best air bnb facility anywhere
the apartment was just like in photos
great kitchen and bedroom everything is exactly the same of the photos
Cleanliness:
very clean and cosy place
everything was really clean
highly recomend super clean and nice apartment
spotlessly clean and it was easy to check in
nice looking comfortable and clean appartment
Host:
friendly quick answers und very helpful
host is very friendly and helpful
super communicative and attentive host as well
first of all: she is a great host
ludmila is a great host and i loved my stay
Location:
place was close to conference venue therefore perfect location in my case
great place in accessible location
location is very convenient; easy access by tram or a walk if you are up for it
check in is super easy and its close to riga old down aswell
about €4 to get into old town so location brilliant
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12. Riga Centre Mansard

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 Centre
Riga, Latvia
109 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
reinis apartment contains simple but cozy interior and has an amazing roof top view trough the windows
very nice and authentic apartment
lovely apartment on the sixth floor with a great view over the city
the bed was comfy and yes that ladder is as fun to climb as it looks
nice view spacious apartment in a great location
Cleanliness:
it is clean and cosy
the rooms were really clean just the bathroom smelled a bit uncomfortable but it’s okay
a nice and clean flat in a lovely neighbourhood
Host:
the host is very friendly and attentive
the host was very friendly and helpful
i can truly recommend this host and apartment
very nice place and host
reinis was a super accommodating host
Location:
the location was great
location is good too
great location near nice restaurants and walking distance of the tourist sites
great location and super homey and comfy
super central and well equipped apartment
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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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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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