Tiger Hostel

31 Raina bulvaris, Riga, 1082, Latvia | 1 star hostel
Prices starting from $18.00

Travel Blogs from Riga

Riga, land of Roosters (and Snails?)

A travel blog entry by pandasphere


... Besides history, we learned several interesting things about Latvia and Riga. All male Latvian names end in "s". Foreign names just get an "s" added anyway, like our friend Jonathans. The churches in Riga all are topped with roosters, rather than crosses, which function as weather vanes. The Dome Church's organ was, when it was built, the largest in Europe - with 6718 pipes! Too bad we only got to hear it played for a few moments.

One of the ...

Into Latvia

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi


... a commentary that will be listened to by all of your native English-speaking visitors, as well as a sizeable portion of the other visitors who don't have their own language as an option, you don't (a) get someone who can write good English to write it in the first place and (b) get someone who can speak good English to read it! I suspect it might be the Turkish syndrome: people happily convinced that they speak excellent English when they are, in fact, ...

No Foto; No Smiling; No Kidding

A travel blog entry by paulej4


... you'll know they are together because they dress alike.

As I sit here typing this--at the hotel bar--a group heads for the street yelling and behaving badly as they exit the hotel. Everyone seems to ignore them--or tries to ignore them. It is hard for me to imaging how anyone could be so uncouth. But, they are.

One final note: the streets are full of street musicians playing for coins tossed in their instrument cases or, in one case, in an ...

Art Deco City of the Baltics

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne


... to a visit by Pope John Paul II in 1993. Quite a interesting place.

There are no formalities crossing the border from Lithuania to Latvia as both are members of the EU. Our guide gave some statistics as we neared Riga as follows; population of Latvia 2.7 million with Riga having 500,000 making it the largest capital of the Baltic States. Only 52% of the population are Latvians. Average income is €500 ...


A travel blog entry by roxannethevan


... they have started something awesome in Kaunas. Hele took us out on a night tour of old town in search for a bar which was open but as we found wasnt easy. Had an interesing dark lithuanian ale at the only bar we found open and was off to bed.
We all woke up and did a similar walkin tour during the day and started planning for Trakai b4 we hit Vilnius that ...

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This 1 star hostel, located on 31 Raina bulvaris, Riga, is near The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, House of Blackheads, Town Hall Square, and Central Market (Centraltirgus).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTiger Hostel Riga

    Reviewed by mchavez

    Great bargain

    Reviewed Jul 28, 2011
    by (11 reviews) Vantaa , Finland Flag of Finland

    A basic hostel, but a good deal. Close to the center and next to a great breakfast place, no curfew and tigers everywhere...

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Tiger Hostel Riga

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent