Hotel Skanste

Skanstes Iela 9, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia | 3 star hotel
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The Road to Riga

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

10

... 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 ...

Diving In

A travel blog entry by cannesorbust

4

... 100 k/ph with a professional bobsledder. Awesome day to say the least. The bob sled track was an experience in and of itself. On the drive back the guys opened up to me quite a bit and we had a pretty deep conversation about a number of things. Namely, what it's like in post Soviet Latvia and how the country is adapting to sovereignty, both socially and politically. I wont put everything up that we talked about, but I will say that I learned more than I expected. It was ...

Robbed in Riga

A travel blog entry by outofthegu

1
5

... we've used already we just got confused. It was weird because he then wanted to give us a tour and take us directly to the supermarket luckily we got rid of him as a convenience store popped up and we asked in there how to get to a large supermarket. The funny thing is we didn't realise we'd been scammed until we tried to use the money at the supermarket!

Now we're just chilling ready for a busy day tomorrow :)

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Riga...you confuse me

A travel blog entry by matt_l

1

... to be at gate A2, but in order to get there, I have to be in an area that will transfer me to gate D? The ****. And I thought I was getting used to transfers. But, all went well, I’m typing this up as I’m sitting on a small propeller plane that I’m guessing seats 60 people. I managed to have a nap for a about two minutes until one of those beeps sounded, and I did one of those spastic hypnotic-jerks. The girls across the aisle got a good laugh out of that. See you soon ...

Around Riga Latvia

A travel blog entry by dial

1
24

... walking around. Again lots of market places that we cannot not stop at. We had our meal in the hotel we were staying at both had soup I had a Latvian dish and Diane had a vegetable dish both of us enjoyed the meal I also had 3 x 500mls of beer and Diane had 2 glasses of hot wine which she has come to like. The total cost of this was about $30 not bad considering that at all the market stalls we found that here was about twice the price ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Skanstes Iela 9, Riga, is near Town Hall Square, Cat House, Latvian War Museum (Latvijas Kara muzejs), and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good