Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel
Travel Blogs from Riga
Tpatel stayed here on Jul 30, 2013 during their trip titled: Tina's Vienna Journey.
I arrived Sunday late afternoon in Riga and it was quite a challenge to find the hotel with all the one-way streets and the traffic. My hotel was just outside the old city centre "Old Riga" or in Latvian "Vecriga" and after relaxing for some time I went to explore the centre. A lot of the streets are only open to pedestrians and there were truely …
First I stopped at the small town Ligatne which has on the one side some lovely landscapes with pine forests and old houses and the oldest paper factory and on the other side The Pension that was one of the most important hideouts for nuclear threat in the USSR. It's a huge bunker so secret that only since 2003 it is known in public and …
... just outside of Riga in a beach town called Jurmala. Although the cool, rainy weather did not deter the crowds on the street, it kept us from a planned 'toe-dipping' in the Baltic Sea. Our tour day finished with a visit to the (in my opinion) unremarkable Riga Opera House and a delightful surprise concert by a member of the company. After admiring the Freedom Monument, we walked to the Grand Palace, our boutique hotel in Riga's Old ...
... to talk to her in Russian and she ended up letting us in. Russian like a boss.
Lastly, we went to a Latvian chocolate factory called "Black Magic", where we were whisked away into a secret chocolate labyrinth to order our desserts. As you can see from the pictures, this place could literally have passed off for Hogwarts - it was filled with potions, chocolates and complete ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet