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Ekes Konvents Photo of Ekes Konvents, Rīga Ekes Konvents is a true historic landmark of Riga. This gorgeous hotel is located in the very heart of the Old Town. In 1435, the first guest house in the city was opened in the building of Ekes Konvents. Nowadays, the magnificent historic hotel is distinguished by an unforgettable atmosphere of national hospitality. The design of its guest rooms is simple and attractive at the same time. All guest rooms are decorated with antique furniture made of dark wood, and beds are covered with colorful hand knitted rugs. Besides the pleasant design and magnificent historic atmosphere, Ekes Konvents has one more significant advantage – affordable prices, so even budget travelers will be able to spend several days in the oldest hotel in Riga.
Boutique Hotel Man-Tess The comfortable Boutique Hotel Man-Tess offers spacious guest rooms with historical design. The hotel is open in a gorgeous mansion that dates back to the 18th century and is located not far from the St. Pater’s Cathedral. Beautiful décor and furniture made of precious sorts of wood add a true historical charm to the hotel. Draping with textiles in deep cherry color create an inimitable setting. In some guest rooms, there are fantastic old paintings and wall panels. There is also an old fireplace on the first floor of the mansion, near which travelers will find a charming relaxation area.
Hotel Monte Kristo Photo of Boutique Hotel Monte Kristo, Rīga Hotel Monte Kristo is open in a charming historic building with the yellow façade. The spectacular historic setting never ceases to conquer new and new travelers. There are fabulous old leather armchairs in the hall of the hotel, and the ceiling is covered with real old sails. An old steering wheel on the wall, elegant models of ships and paintings with marine landscapes – all these unique historic artifacts form an unusual and hard-to-copy design. Guest rooms are also made in accordance with traditions of the past. Some of them have big wooden beds with canopies made of luxurious textiles. The hotel’s restaurant, which serves international cuisine, is also an attractive place. It is open in the basement and has a fantastic arched stone ceiling.
Konventa Seta Photo of Konventa Seta, Rīga The historical part of Riga is the location of another unique hotel complex, Konventa Seta , that occupies nine fully restored medieval buildings. In some guest rooms, the design resembles old country houses. These rooms have woven furniture made of light wood and magnificent landscape paintings on the walls. Small flower bouquets add a touch of serenity to the atmosphere. The hotel’s windows offer spectacular views of amazing Riga landmarks.
Hotel Gutenbergs Photo of Hotel Gutenbergs, Rīga Fans of traditions of the past will be surely fond of Hotel Gutenbergs that is open in an eye-catching building of the 19th century. The design of guest rooms is distinguished by the abundance of premium textiles. Both guest rooms and halls are covered with colorful historic carpets. Despite restorations, the building still has the original wooden décor, and all guest rooms have old king size beds. There is a fabulous terrace on the roof of the historic building. Besides gorgeous antique furniture, the terrace looks particularly charming because of blooming flowers.
Dome Hotel & Spa Photo of Dome Hotel & Spa, Rīga Any review of historic hotels in Riga would be incomplete without the high class Dome Hotel & Spa. The building of the hotel was constructed more than 400 years ago. Here travelers have an opportunity to stay in a magnificent guest room with high ceilings and large windows. Some guest rooms still have the original décor with gorgeous stone and wood elements. Dome Hotel & Spa has an exclusive spa that is made in accordance with traditions of Asian countries. There is a spectacular panoramic terrace on the roof of the building.
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