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Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Naughty Squirrel is a very nice hostel, where is located in Rīga Old Town. It is only up to 10 mins walking from Train Station and Bus Station, around 5 mins to City Hall. There are a nice kitchen, clean toilets and shower places. It provides welcoming drink for everyone, that's Latvian alcohol. The bed numbers are named by city...

Thank L8746JBleonardoc
Reviewed 26 March 2017

An amazing location, great rooms, lovely staff and a fantastic atmosphere. This hostel provided the perfect backdrop for one of the best weeks of my life. I'm sure I'll be back some time in the future

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 22 March 2017

One of the best hostels I've stayed in, staff are great, I met a huge amount of people and had a really relaxing couple of days. Managed to get a ticket to an ice hockey game, and shot an AK on a shooting range. Very little went wrong.

Thank Ollie S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to stay here by a fellow traveller as it offers a very sociable environment. I arrived at 10.00pm on a Friday evening and was enthusiastically greeted by one of girls who works there, stating I had arrived 'just in time' and immediately handed me a shot of balzam, the local spirit. Pretty much the whole hostel was...

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here late February and so glad we did! We were made to feel so welcome on our stay and would definitely recommend. On arrival we were greeted and walked through a map of the best places to go and offered a welcome shot which was a really nice touch! We stayed in a double room with our own bathroom...

Thank Amy B
Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This hostel was perfect for what I was looking for. I booked a private room and loved it - it was clean, spacious, and gave me the quiet and privacy I wanted in order to sleep. The common room is really sociable; there are people drinking and playing games each night and I ended up going out both nights with...

1Thank Noelle B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

- Excellent security via key card - Plenty of bathrooms - Spacious storage in rooms with lock and key - Very cosy living area to chill out which doubles as a starting point for the bar crawls at night time. - Excellent atmosphere - Excellent location. - Just excellent.

Thank David I
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great hostel, Really welcoming, it's ideally located. The staff is charming and gives you all the information needed. When we came in the hostess made us a shot of black balsam because it's an tradition, it made us feel at home straightaway. The showers and rooms are clean and confy. The atmosphere is great. You have the real backpackers experience...

Thank Anne-lise F
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Very good hostel - close to old town, bus & train stations, supermarket, bars, restaurants, and takeaways. The staff were very friendly and helpful. When we were in the common area we witnessed them constantly chatting with guests and making suggestions on things to see and do. Activities such as going to the hockey organised. Cheap beer at happy hour....

Thank MareeandPeter
George Town, Grand Cayman
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I had a lot of fun at the Naughty Squirrel. The local staff were great, giving helpful tips and contributing to an overall warm and inviting atmosphere. I joined the pub crawl on both nights. These types of experiences can be a hit or miss depending on the crowd. In my case the crowd was splendid with a nutty bunch...

Thank Flip_dog

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aussie owned Backpackers in the Heart of the Old Town. Only 300m to Main Square, Airport Bus, Central Markets, Bus Station, Supermarkets and many Bars/Restaurants. AK47 Shooting, Bobsled, Free Walking Tours, Pub Crawls, Latvian Food Nights, Karaoke, Husky Dog Sledding, Daily Happy Hours, Latvian Beer Tastings and much more! Voted No.1 Hostel in Latvia 2009 and 2010.A Genuine Backpackers for Real Travellers !!!!!** NO STAG PARTIES ALLOWED **Clean, Secure and Fun backpackers hostel in Old Riga for small groups and solo travellers. We are a true backpackers with friendly local staff that will help you 24hrs.** Female Only Dorms Available!! Our prices include all taxes, all linens and your bed already made for you... PLUS a FRESH TOWEL!!- FREE internet and WIFI- FREE lockers and locks- FREE Foosball Table- FREE shower and hand soap- FREE tea all day- FREE guide map- FREE popcorn & gumibears (Movie Nights)- FREE good times and awesome memories. We offer you TWO common rooms to meet other backpackers and a fully equipped KITCHEN for cooking 24 hours. All dorm rooms have large security lockers under each bed that can fit your whole backpack. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Naughty Squirrel Backpackers

Address: Kaleju iela 50 | Old Town, Riga 1050, Latvia
Region: Latvia > Riga Region > Riga
Price Range: $17 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Dorm was spacious, clean and with comfy beds :)”
rosielight, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the hallway washing sinks, I suspect these places can get a bit noisy”
JimBoonie, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had a 4 person private room! Seriously good!”
jamie123452015, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“I was shocked at how nice the private room was!”
johnathans803, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Send a direct mail to the hostel and they will ensure your accomodation perfectly fits your needs.”
71maximl, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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