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Funky Hostel and Apartments

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

The real funky place to stay! very good attitude of the place and GREAT BREAKFASTS!!!! Just what you needed. Nice, welcomed, kind stuff. Had so much fun. Hostel situated in the downtown , where you can find lots of bars, gift shops, ect. It's around 10 min by walk to the Old Town and 5 min to Vegnara Park. Which...

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Bowling Green, Ohio
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The only hostel In town with a DRYER!:) this was very helpful for me:) backpacker during raining days. very clean, spacious Victorian house (high ceilings | great view from dorm over looking a unique intersection:) good vibes over all :) Hope to come back to visit here again

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Since this is one of the cheapest places to stay we didn't have high expectations but everything was just better than expected. Clean rooms with great location and the staff was nice also! We spent 3 days here last summer but we are definitely going back since the city is wonderful.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The hostel is located close to the old city centre of Riga. All the rooms are in the top floor and there is no elevator, but in my opinion that's no big deal. The service is really great. The owner/receptionist always asked if he could help us with anything and even looked up train and bus connections for us and...

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Delsbo, Sweden
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I have stayed few days at the Funky Hostel and it was great! The location is really good, its close to the Old town, Central station and its easy to find it. Next to the hostel is Raw garden, they have delicious food, you need to try! Definitely. The key system with card is pretty good and it will make...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've stayed a few days at the Funky Hostel. Its about a 10 minute walk out of Old Town, which is actually a lot better because there's a lot to do outside the centre. The hostel is very homely and comfy. It offers a couple of dorm and private rooms. There is plenty of room in the dorm rooms which...

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Reviewed 31 January 2016

Stayed one night only and really enjoyed it. Great location, just few minutes walk to the town, lovely interiors - the place is clean and neat! People in the hostel and staff are friendly and you feel well taken care of. Quite safe, good wifi and reasonable price. Beds very comfy! Enjoyed it.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Really nice hostel in a great location. A good base for a trip to Riga (top floor with lots of stairs though). Nice relaxing common areas and helpful staff. Simple but welcome breakfast is provided and there is a fridge full of beer!

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Riga is going to be the next popular destination. Funky Hostel was first established by an Australian gentleman now managed by two brothers. The hostel located on the top floor of a historic building with no elevator thus requires some negotiation of stairs when travelling with luggage. But the hostel is close to Riga’s most beautiful Art Nouveau area. Kitchen...

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Bad Bentheim, Germany
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I've been to Riga for 2 nights in the Funky Hostel. Everything was as expected, large room in the 5th floor ( you gotta take the stairs ) with a nice view and you even get a little breakfast with coffee and tea. The staff was really helpful and available for all our questions anytime. The hostel is located central...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small & friendly hostel in the center of Riga. Owned by Australian/Latvian. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Hostel and Apartments

Address: Kri jana Barona iela 25 | Top floor, Riga 1011, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: $17 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Funky Hostel and Apartments 1*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 5 is at the back of the hostel, so you will not get woken up by bright sunlight shining in through the window.”
05Mindy, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“comfy rooms”
elenadI2248RN, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“A very 'Homely' feel”
407mathewb, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1, 2, 3 all have nice street view”
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TroyN121, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Be aware, five floors up no lift!”
31fee, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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