Metropole Hotel Riga
Lonely Planet review
If you want to see what that often misused term 'Scandinavian-style' is all about, look no further than the Metropole, a stately classic on the edge of Old Town that's been around since 1871.
Scandinavian fastidiousness pervades every aspect of the Metropole. Service is friendly and professional and the entire hotel appears to be an officially sanctioned grit-free zone. The rooms and beds are plenty big enough to accommodate the burliest of Scandinavian frames, which means they're probably big enough for you. You could throw a party in the massive closets. The colour scheme of the interior roughly matches the Swedish flag - steel-blue doors, carpets and furniture, yellow walls, and bright plank-wood floors. The adjoining Columbine restaurant is nice in a lavish, old-Russian kind of way. Fans of minimalism need not apply. Parking is available for a fee and there is no Internet access in the rooms, although guests can surf for free on the business-centre computer.
Our independent authors have visited Metropole Hotel Riga and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Rīga.
Services & facilities
- American express
- Television in lobby
- Express check-out
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Room service (limited hours)
- Express check-in
- Half board rates available
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Laundry facilities
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Pets allowed
- Parking nearby
Description provided by property
Property Location Metropole Hotel Riga is in the heart of Riga, walking distance from Riga Opera House and St John's Church. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Riga Food Market and St. Peter's Church.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 41 guestrooms featuring minibars. Windows open to city and courtyard views. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature handheld showerheads and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Make use of convenient amenities, which include wireless Internet access (surcharge) and a television in the lobby.
Dining Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) or park nearby.
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