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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

The fact that the moment I turned up to the hostel I was offered a free shot... I knew im going to like it here. (Unfortunately for me I was already suffering from some heavy drinking before hand I threw it all up)! The staff (bar one) where lovely! Very chatty and helpful given us tips about the area! One... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Really cool staff and place. Only a few minutes far away from main bus station. ecxactly in the old town. city is not so beautiful but hostel will make your vacation unforgottable! friendly, kind people, clean and comfortable rooms, excellent wifi. definitely excellent choice! Thanx again.

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Goettingen, Germany
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

Perfect ! I was there with a friend for 2 days. The hostel was great with its several commun rooms, the bedroom comfortable and nice, the walls funny with their paintings. But the best was the welcome, the ladys were amazing, and incredibly friendly. One of the best hostels I ever been. And they have free access computers and several... More 

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2 Thank Marie P
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

What an amazing weekend! I will never forget this hostel. The staff are literally amazing, the rooms are of high quality and the atmosphere is incredible. Big thank you to all the staff at the Naughty Squirrel! Especially Dana, Sabrina, Ivea, Alice and Nuno. We are definitely coming back to visit!

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Ghent, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We had a really nice stay in the NSB hostel! With a group of 17 students, we were here in February 2015. Although the hostel usually doesn't accept groups of this size, they made an exception for us, which was really nice. The hostel was easy to reach from the airport (take bus 22 and walk for a few minutes,... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in many hostels over the years. This one is pretty close to being the best. The beds are so comfy! At6'5" bunks can be a nightmare but these incredible! Bar crawl was great fun. Excellent wifi throughout Free table football Excellent location. €15 taxi from the airport Staff - top notch they make the place. They really... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2015

Good location, 100m away from the main bus station and the airport bus (22). The hostel staff were very friendly (offered lots of advice, including a good bar/restaurant) and the place had a great atmosphere. Room was small but warm and clean, so no complaints. Price was £30 for a double room so reasonable. Although we only stayed one night... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

As Andre already mentioned, this hostel had a good vibe and the hostel staff made the extra effort to get to know you and have fun. We played drinking foosball, shoot some guns and went bobsledding! There was loads of other activities to choose from, if only it wasn't a weekend trip we could have done more. Thank you Nuno,... More 

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Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

I think main reason why i loved Riga so much is this great hostel. First, stuff is great, girls were so nice and funny. Moment i arrived i got Balsam (latvian drink) as a welcome gift :D Rooms are clean, cleaning lady was cleaning more times per day. Oh, and they have shooting from kalashnikov and bob sliding in their... More 

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Thank Roasted_lamb
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2015

The lads decided to head to Riga for the weekend and choose this hostel to stay here after the reviews given. They were right! It is perfectly located in the heart of Old Town Riga and definitely easy to get to from the airport. The Naughty Squirrel has many activities to keep you busy particularly in the winter! Bobsledding, husky... More 

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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: $15 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for a room away from the hallway washing sinks, I suspect these places can get a bit noisy”
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