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 reviewsthe space is okay for 4 guests if you are fine sleeping in the sofa bedthe shower is not like the pictures and the bed in the living room isn’t the most comfortableclean comfortable windows facing to a compact inner yardonly slight issue it would have been nice to have a bread toaster for making breakfastnice and quiet in the apartment meaning a perfect nights sleepvery nice spacious flat clean and simplethe apartment is very clean and cozythe apartment t was kept clean toonice and clean i totally recommendthe flat was very clean and tidy a nice space for a long weekend
Host:the owner was very responsive and kindthe host is very helpful in answering questions and making suggestionsthe courtesy and accuracy of the owners were at the best levelgreat hosts who respond very quicklythe hosts are always reachable and more than happy to answer your questionsRead more reviewssupermarket close by and excellent market in walking distancethe location is really perfectgreat location and spacious placevery good location in old townamazing location and nice quiet apartment
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 comfortablethe bed was comfortable and the apartment was quiet and had all of the amenities i neededwas very nice to find some food for breakfast in the fridge as well as coffee and teaperfect place to stay the apartment looks modern and is super comfortableour sleep was great (and long) as the sleeping room's window goes out to the quiet backyarda clean and cosy apartmentgood clean modern and quiet apartmentit was clean quiet and cozythe apartment was clean and fully functioningit was (sparkling) clean convenient and cosy
Host:friendly hosts were who very happy to answer questionsanna and her mother are great hostsa really thoughtful hostthe host is super nice gives extra recommendations for sightseeing and answers quickanna was very helpful and responsiveRead more reviewsgreat location we walked everywhereclose to the city center and you can really find inside everything what you can wish in triplovely apartment close to the city centreclose to the city center and very well equippedgreat apartment with super good location
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 reviewsthe view from room were fantasticamazing views from the apartment and plenty of spacefantastic spacious apartment with great views and perfect locationviews from the apartment are nice top floor looking across the old town and riverexcellent stay with lots of roomvery clean and well equipped for our stayapartment was super clean and check in straight forwardthe apartment was in an historic house but renovated to provide clean and comfy accommodationthe flat was very clean and in the heart of old townthe place is exactly how described very clean and right in the city centre
Host:sergey was a great hostsergey was absolutely a great hostthe owner is easy to contact friendly and answers realy fastsergey is a nice host and very helpfulfast reply and very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location and cozy apartmentgreat location in all townlocation is excellent in the old town and close to the bus stationwow what an amazing location right in the of everythingamazing location had a fantastic time
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 reviewsstylish and spacious apartment with excellent amenitiesthe apartment itself is beautiful - lovely wooden floors and sleek furniturei would definitely stay here again - just in cooler weather or with a fan :)for a short weekend trip the couch is comfortable enoughcomfortable and attractive with a gated courtyard this was an ideal base for sightseeing and enjoying the nightlifeeverything is clean and well organizedthe apartment was very clean and comfortableit was clean and beautifully furnishedthe flat was very tidy and very cleanwhat a cosy clean stylish place
Host:lovely hosts highly recommendedhosts are easy to communicate with and respond very quickly to any questionsgreat city and nice hosts highly recommendedalisa was a great host and responded to queries very quicklyour hosts were kind and helpful and always available if you needed to send a messageRead more reviewsperfect location in old town and close to the central marketgreat location near everything you'll need really close byi loved the location of this apartmentgreat location and stylish flatawesome place in central location
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 reviewswe had a great stay at christoffer’s apartmentwe had a very comfortable staythis very stylish small apartment is perfect for one or two people visiting rigachristoffer’s apartment was perfect for my stay in rigatrompete bar opp apartment great music we found all the local people very helpful & friendlyeverything was clean and nicethanks for the clean and comfort placethe space was also clean and stylishthe flat was extremely clean and quietthe apartment was extremely clean and as pictured
Host:christoffer is a brilliant trustworthy hostplenty of information and contact from the owner prior the check-in and really friendly ownerchristoffer was kind enough to give recommendations where to goi definetly recommend christoffer as a host and his apartmentgreat host stylish design and i absolutely loved the stairs inside the apartmentRead more reviewslocation superb as central to old town rigagreat location and decorgreat location easy to get from the airportit's in a great location within a short walking distance of everything including the bus and rail stationslocated in the very heart of old riga everything was pretty close
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 reviewssuper comfy bed lovely balcony/window and sitting area for dinnerit was very comfortable and nicely set up with good appliances accessories and wifithe apartment offers everything you need and the interior is very nicethe bed is comfortable we had a very nice stay in rigaivandas apartment is beautiful and a perfect accommodation for a stay in rigaclean stylish and cosyvery nice and clean apartmentthis apartment is clean modern and spaciousclean and comfortable flat fully equippedthe ağartment was very clean and comfortable
Host:ivanda is a wonderful host and reacted super fast on any requestgood host easy to communicatehost is very easy to communicate withivana is helpfull and friendlyivanda was wonderful; she gave me very helpful advice and it was very easy to be in touchRead more reviewsa super cute apartment with a great locationperfect location quite and cosy neighbourhood just a short distance walk from the city centregreat place within walking distance to old town(20mins) bus and train station (25-30mins)location was perfect toogreat location and lovely apartment
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 reviewsair conditioning and a free parking spaceextra touches like tea coffee soap shampoo made the stay extra comfortable and easythe beds were very comfortable and it had everything we needed for a comfortable stay over five daysthe view from the apartment is beautiful too you see the church right beside you and it's surroundingsexcellent apartment in the center of rigavery clean and stylishit was clean and nice lookingthe apartment is clean and niceperfectly clean and very cozycommunication was really easy the place was stylish and spotlessly clean
Host:ervins was an excellent hostervins was a great hostervins was a great hostawesome place & hostowner is really friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location in the middle of old towngreat location and beautiful apartmentgreat location in the heart of old townnice apartment in a central locationabsolutely perfect location right in the middle of old town riga
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 reviewsgood wi-fi parking place excellent designthe place is great all works - tv wifi water lights etcthe apartment is very modern and new with nice details beautiful furnitureswe had a great stay at irina's apartmentvery nice apartment highly recommended place to stay in rigathe apartment is beautiful clean and offers everything one could needtotally spotless really nicely decorated and easy to check in and outthe whole apartment is beautifully done so cleandecorated and comfortable apartment very clean and warm everything was preparedwe enjoyed our stay in irina's apartment a lot the place is spacious clean and cousy
Host:kind host and cozy apartmentirina is a great hostess helpful and accommodatingirina and her daughter could not have been more helpfulso beautiful apartment and very friendly hostcommunication with irina was great and she was very helpfulRead more reviewswonderful modern apartment located close the towngreat flat in a lovely locationclose to the center many good restaurants aroundnice and calm place great location with everything you might need in the proximitya fantastic apartment in a superb location
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 reviewsriga was very humid the few days we were there so the fan was used every nightgreat comfortable modern apartmentmodern and comfortable apartmentwe fully recommend staying in marcis apartmentall city is available from apt by foot which is awesomethe apartment was very clean and modernthe apartment is clean and tidythe flat itself was very clean and very modernthe apartment was quiet and super clean and comfortableflat was clean spacious and had everything we needed
Host:marcis was a great hostmarcis is a very nice hostis a very nice hostmarcis was a great host and very supportivemarcis was a great host always checking in and giving us suggestionsRead more reviewssuperb location walking distance of everythingthe location is great it's super centralwas great and central place everything is walking distancelocation is great very close to the old townwe could noch imagine a better location than this in the citycenter but still very gentle
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 HavenRiga, Latvia
Top guest reviewsvery cozy and comfortable apartment which has all the amenities that you might needthe bed was comfortable and the bedding and blankets were in good shapeyou can find i think everything you may ever need for a comfortable staythere is a very cozy and thoughtful interior designwe loved the interior and style of the apartment lot‘s of inspiration to take home with ;-)the apartment was clean warm and well decoratedvery nice and clean apartment nicely decoratedeverything is there and cleanthe cleanliness of the flat was perfect nothing to faultthe flat was so nice and clean
Host:elza was a brilliant hostelza is a great hostelza was such a wonderful hostelza is very hospitable and nice hostthe hosts are super niceRead more reviewsperfect little apartment located a twenty minute walk from old townwell situated in a safe neighborhood just beside a nice park and a convenience storethe location of the apartment is greatthe location was perfect to walk into town and experience the near by restaurants and barsand the location was great for us as it was really close to shops and bars
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
Top guest reviewsan amazing apartment with all needed amenitiesit seems like everything was renovated recently including new furniture kitchen bathroom etcsimply the best air bnb facility anywherethe apartment was just like in photosgreat kitchen and bedroom everything is exactly the same of the photosvery clean and cosy placeeverything was really cleanhighly recomend super clean and nice apartmentspotlessly clean and it was easy to check innice looking comfortable and clean appartment
Host:friendly quick answers und very helpfulhost is very friendly and helpfulsuper communicative and attentive host as wellfirst of all: she is a great hostludmila is a great host and i loved my stayRead more reviewsplace was close to conference venue therefore perfect location in my casegreat place in accessible locationlocation is very convenient; easy access by tram or a walk if you are up for itcheck in is super easy and its close to riga old down aswellabout €4 to get into old town so location brilliant
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 reviewsreinis apartment contains simple but cozy interior and has an amazing roof top view trough the windowsvery nice and authentic apartmentlovely apartment on the sixth floor with a great view over the citythe bed was comfy and yes that ladder is as fun to climb as it looksnice view spacious apartment in a great locationit is clean and cosythe rooms were really clean just the bathroom smelled a bit uncomfortable but it’s okaya nice and clean flat in a lovely neighbourhood
Host:the host is very friendly and attentivethe host was very friendly and helpfuli can truly recommend this host and apartmentvery nice place and hostreinis was a super accommodating hostRead more reviewsthe location was greatlocation is good toogreat location near nice restaurants and walking distance of the tourist sitesgreat location and super homey and comfysuper central and well equipped apartment
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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