Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Apartment is ideal for people whos like original old interiors with artistic atmosphere. This beautifully appointed apartment is in the VERY HEART of the old town., 150 m from Parlament building, 300 m from President Palace and othes. All night life buuz is just around.
Property original stay up from 1870. year. It had renovated 2007. Profesional artists overpaint ceilings and to arrange interior. Apartments has own entrance. Walls are original bricks from time home was built up. Lot's of interior details are from the same time or made now in the stile of that time, for instance life fire-place is cooperatinon between two centuries 19th and 21st.
Riga has well known opera. Operas solists coming from all around the world to sing in The Latvian National Opera. Tickets are for realy good price and availabele. Also we have good balet shows. It's international theather in Riga and 6 national thethes, one of them is 40 m from property. Lot's of events in the Arena Riga
It's possible to make a partys in the apartment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rigas Jurmala 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: RIGA airport RIX 10 km, Nearest railway: Riga Centra statione 1 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 1|
|Further details indoors|
Apartment loceted in Old town Riga, very heart of the town. Property have own entrance.
The Riga region
Riga is Baltic metropolis, with nearly a million people. The city was founded 1201 by german missionar Albert van Buxhoeveden. After long german govern Riga was under Polish-Lithuanian, Swedish, Russian Empire control. Later short, but realy important time for Latvia and Riga, as capital city ,independance between 1918 and 1940. After that Rige was swallowed up by the Soviet Union. From 1991 Latvia and Riga is independant again.
Region has nice climate, could winters mostly with lot's of snow and hot summers. Autumns with colorfull ( red, orange, yellow) tree leafs and slowly , light spring.
Riga is medielval town, surrounded first with imposing wooden bildingsin the neoclasical stile and then in Jugendstil. Riga has finest collectinon of artnouveau bildings in Europe. With over 800 years of history, a UNESCO World Heritage Site listed historic city centre and modern buzz, Riga remains a largely undiscovered gem with plenty to delight and enchant the visitor.
5-13 Feb. Festival "Vienna Clasic".
4th March Rammstein "Arena Riga".
19th March-20th April X International Bach chamber music festival.
15th May Museum Night.
16-30 April 15th International Baltic Ballet Festival.
8-18 June Riga Opera Festival.
2-11 July X International Music Festival "Rigas Ritmi 2010"
July Festival Positivus(rock and popmusic).
July International Organ Music Festival.
July 16th International Festival of Early Music.
July August 13th Internaqtional Sacred Music Festival.
20-22nd August Riga Festival, Historical cars festival "Riga Retro", International Baroque Music Fest "Farinelli-Fest".
4th September Art Forum "Baltas naktis( White Nights)".
In the Spetember Riga celebrate a new theatre festval Homo Novus, film festival Baltijas Perle. Starts operas and theatres seasson.
In the October Chamber Music Festival
In the November light fetival Staro Riga, lot's of events around Latvia independence day 18th of November.
Lot's of events at Arena Riga throght all year.
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17 Aug 2013
"A place with character in a wonderful location in a great city!"
How often do you get to stay in a place that is Bohemian in style? Kristina has put a lot of thought into decorating this apartment and I really enjoyed the experience. I stayed two nights and then ca… More
10 Nov 2011
"Fun and quirky."
We had a lovely time in this apartment. Kristine, the owner, was very flexible and easy to work with. The flat has thick stone/brick walls, with arches throughout. Watch your head if you're on the tall side. The decorations were original, and gave a sense of fun. Perhaps the best feature was the working fireplace and supply of wood. Fast, easy wi-fi was also nice. There's a flat-screen tv which gets no channels, but we brought our iPod cable and watched movies we'd brought with us. There's a stereo and a small selection of CDs and movies on DVD.
The bed was on the sparse side, but comfortable enough.
What's not obvious from the website is that there are no windows at all. This goes along with it being a basement flat, but we hadn't figured it out until we got there. It wasn't an issue for us, but know before you go.
The flat is spacious overall, with a small efficiency kitchen. There's everything you need for small-scale cooking, but you wouldn't want to do more than fry a couple of eggs.
The bath is tiny.
It's a beautiful flat, tons of fun if you have the right mindset. If you want a modern, standard hotel room, book elsewhere. If you're a bit quirky, willing to be flexible in some points so you can stay in an incredibly original, beautiful flat, with more room and a better rate than you'd ever get in a hotel, than this could be the place for you.
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