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Rixwell Elefant Hotel

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great hotel to stay on your visit to Riga. A ten minute bus ride into town. No 22 or 222 bus from across the road from the hotel. Comfortable beds loads of hot water clean towels every day. The staff are helpful. The breakfasts where very good hot and cold buffet. Had one evening meal here and... More 

Thank Jim B
Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel entrance is impressive. Red carpet to foyer where we were swiftly booked in. I like the idea of a swipe card in lift and room. Added. Security Rooms clean bathroom large and bright. One complaint no drawers kept my underwear in my case. It's a bit out of the way either bus it no 22 bus or taxi... More 

1 Thank Gail D
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my fiancé stayed for two nights last week and found the hotel to be very comfortable and clean. Plenty of choice for breakfast and we also had a lovely meal in the evening. The bed was very comfortable and bathroom was basic but clean. All the staff were polite and helpful. Would definitely recommend to friends and family... More 

Thank Helen D
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I have just returned from a three day trip staying at this lovely hotel. We paid less than £150 each for a three night stay including flights so we were gobsmacked about the quality of the hotel included in the package. As many previous reviews have stated you are in the middle of nowhere so nothing to... More 

Thank Kenny R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Riga airport ,there were lots of taxis to take, and our hotel said 11 euros for the journey. We had room320 which faced a quiet courtyard( at the front of the hotel was a main road, but not too noisy)and we were given a bath as requested. A bonus was to hit Independence Day and there was... More 

Thank Christine F
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent 3 nights here. 4 star with a champagne breakfast included daily. Cheap taxi ride from the airport,don't risk the 22 bus if you haven't been before,if you miss the stop it's a nightmare. I don't think I will be back to Riga again but would stay here again if I did without any worries.

Thank bargaintraveller_11
Oxenhope, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in the hotel that was part of a package booked through Travelinteraction at an unbelievably low price that was too good to ignore. I have to admit we feared the worse, however, the hotel exceeded our expectations and the travel in and out to Riga Old Town was part of the... More 

2 Thank Ken A
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked three nights here. It's in a somewhat dismal area but it's only five minutes and a €7.50 taxi ride away from the airport. You can get into Riga by bus cheaply, but taxis back after midnight from the tourist areas are very expensive. The hotel has a small reception, a bar with reasonable prices and a dining room... More 

Thank Frank W
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good room, and bathroom well - appointed. Snow outside, but we had to turn the heating down! Good to have a kettle available, and tea/coffee supplies replenished every day. Very helpful staff - when they ran out of croissants at breakfast time we were given cheesecake when we complained. The evening meal was first-class, beautifully cooked and presented. The... More 

Thank 33Maurice29
Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb hotel to stay at right by the airport. It's very very well priced with lovely rooms and very comfortable beds. Breakfast is really nice with a glass of champagne too. Rooms are very clean and tidy and you have access to a spa if wanted. There is a gym but with a night stay we had I never visited... More 

Thank Michaelwilliams83

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rixwell Elefant Hotel - contemporary business hotel Rixwell Elefant Hotel is located in the rapidly developing area and just few minutes away from Riga International Airport and the heart of Riga city - Old town, frequent public transportation service will not leave you disappointed as well. This unique modern hotel offers individuality blended together with high service standards - and of course the Great Elephant - symbol of wisdom, luck and loyalty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rixwell Elefant Hotel

Address: Kalnciema iela 90, Riga 1046, Latvia (Formerly Wellton Elefant Hotel)
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: €33 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rixwell Elefant Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 157
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Also Known As:
Elefant Hotel Riga
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Riga
#6 Spa Hotel in Riga
#15 Luxury Hotel in Riga
#17 Romantic Hotel in Riga
#21 Business Hotel in Riga
#27 Family Hotel in Riga
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“There was not too much noise from the road. The bath was on the small size but much more preferable to me than a shower.”
 of 5 bubbles christinefY7826EJ, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Insist on the room that was advertised when you have booked it. One side of the buiding have view on to the garbage containers.”
 of 5 bubbles 745dmitrijsa, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When you book the hotel you can express your desires to the staff. Rooms located on a street-side are noisy in morning due to heavy traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles moonlight279, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best option for a short visit to Riga”
 of 5 bubbles sharonkG3426FU, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose a room inside the hotel because on street it is rather noisy”
 of 5 bubbles alifrench, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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