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Guesthouse Jakob Lenz

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Harstad
Reviewed 11 June 2015

You get what you pay for, and even a bit more. There's share bathroom and kitchen, but the rooms are big. The breakfast was surprisingly good. It's about 15 minuts walk to the Old City, and there's a lot to see on the road. Recommended!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 May 2015

On this trip I was looking to spend as little money as possible, so I was willing to put up with inconveniences. I was pleasantly surprised. The place was clean, the breakfast was decent, and the internet was amazing.

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Devonport, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I stayed at the Guesthouse Jakob Lenz for one night in room 210. Location is spot on, based on a quiet side street, not far from the city enter and Riga old town. Breakfast was included and the guy on reception was friendly. Suited for budget travellers.

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Thank ToolsofTravel
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Ive stayed here for 6 months and those are my honest reviews about what happened througout my stay in here. Hotel is in a great location its very very close to the Old Town and I was quite happy with the location. BUT the attitude to the students are incredibly different than regular 'customers'. Kitchen supplies are very very old....

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3Thank Simin S
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

The manager of the guesthouse is absolutely rude, with no respect for costumers. She yelled at my friend for no reason. Unrespectful to students for sure! Lying about accomodation during personal inquiries. Their principle of work: pay, if you dont like it, then leave,but we won't give your money back. We talked to other guests here and they were also...

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4Thank ConsumerProtector82
Tvedestrand, Norway
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I sleeped at room 210 for 3 nights in December. Room 210 seems to be one of the nicer rooms, it´s made for 3 persons but we got it even though we only was 2 persons. I won´t repeat everything the other guest has commented, I agree in most of it, but one of the exceptions is the wifi. To...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Jacob Lenz Hotel while doing family business in Riga. The room was cozy and quiet. However, the bathroom wasn't the cleanest and smelled constantly of sewage. The breakfast was great. Nice variety of food and very consistent. The staff was very nice and helpful. Wifi was great all the time. I really liked the location. It...

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1Thank GinnyLT
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

The place was cheap, but I don't believe, I want to go back. Our room smelled bad, shared bathrooms and showers were filthy and we had trouble with our door. Still the service was very good, and the staff was helpful. Breakfast was also very good, basic and good. If you're looking for a place to stay for one night...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Stayed at the Hotel for one night at the end of July in room 210. Location was spot on, based on a quiet side street, not far from the city enter and old town. Room had enough space for my needs. WIFI worked perfectly and the internet speed was great. Included breakfast was a bonus for the price. The guy...

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Thank Lucheng-AU
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Guesthouse Jakob Lenz is right in the heart of the Art Nouveau District. The hotel is clean and the staff is welcoming and helpful. Additionally, you are an easy walk through parks to Old Town Riga. Parking is available as well. Definitely worth the look if staying on a budget while near the heart is things if important

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Address: Lencu iela 2, Riga 1010, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: $28 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guesthouse Jakob Lenz 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Ask for a room near the bathroom”
chriscross118, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you have heavy bags, try not to choose upper floors ;)”
karlok121, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a room with a separate bathroom and that was fine. There were a couple bathroom and they were very clean.”
Justis11, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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