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June in Latvia

A June 2005 trip to Latvia by Carin in FL

Quote: This all started when my brother met his future wife, a Latvian native ... My family was invited to Riga, Latvia for the wedding, as her family lives there and ours in the U.S. We were able to see 75% of the country in our 10-day stay.
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Located in "Old Riga", amid spectacular architecture, this hotel, built in 1901, is within walking distance to the Freedom Monument, a park with open market, as well as various shops, cafes, and bars. It is only 15 minutes from the airport and our stay was 35 Lats/day for a very nice, well kept, comfortable double, which included breakfast. You will find all the normal amenities (TV, Cable TV, dining/bar, ironing room, etc.). Breakfast was done buffet style and had a good selection of items to choose from and the food was pretty good. Unfortunately we did too much running around for the wedding that we were there to attend, so did not get the opportunity to try dinner. Overall our stay was wonderful a...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on April 2, 2007

Valdemars Hotel
K. Valdemara Iela 23
Riga, Latvia
+371 7334462

Alus Arsenals

Restaurant

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The first night in town and it was off to try the local cuisine. The resturant has a great atmosphere for both families and couples. The food was excellent - a definite good choice if you want to try local food. If you like your drink, try it by the yard! My husband about fell out of his chair when they brought out a yard of shots to our table.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 3, 2005

Alus Arsenals
Pils Laukums 4 (entrance From Arsenala Street)
Riga, Latvia
371 67322675

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Carin in FL

Carin in FL
Lake Park, Florida