No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Primo Hotel Riga
Travel Blogs from Riga
... a floral nose. Nice. The sweets weren't really working with the cheese so I switched to a fortified; a Madeira from Portugal. Didn't make the cheese taste any better but not a bad drop. My last taste for today was the 2010 Masi Costasera Amarone; quite soft and very quaffable. Back to to the room, and switched on BBC World. The big story today is the arrival of another boat load of African and Middle Eastern migrants in Greece.
Saturday August 8, 2015
Room 203, ...
... Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum. A small museum that has personal details of a number of those who died written on lit-up shades. Outside are walls with the names of those who died. Many, many names. That was enough sadness (seemingly necessary) for the day. A walk through Central Market and we were back to our apartment. A worthwhile day..
... and secret missions Latvia finally declared itself independent again. After the museum we then headed to the large market complex where we explored the tourist souvenirs while on the lookout for thicker jumpers! The highlight of the day for me was the €3 dress I purchased - a 6th outfit hooray!! We then headed into the food market for lunch where we both pointed at random items in display with no idea what we were getting for a grand total of €1.70 for ...
DAY 8 ..... Tuesday, May 27th ..... Riga
Today is our first experience in Eastern Europe and the old Soviet Empire.
What a surprise ... the preconceived notion of this 'area' is of cold concrete buildings ... but of course we forget that there was a time before the Russian revolution.
Riga has a beautiful and compact Old Medieval Town on the banks for the River ...
... true that all American life happens in the basement - which we understood to mean parties. So yes.
Toms told us a lot of the history of the city and the country. It is, perhaps not unsurprisingly, quite similar to Tallinn. Pre-1200, the area was populated by small tribes of people known as the Livs. Then the German crusaders showed up to Christianize the area by sword and fire, and Bishop Albert founded the city of Riga in 1201. It was ...