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Grand Palace Hotel Riga

Riga, the capital of Latvia, was officially founded in 1201. It is the metropolitan centre not only for the country, but also for the whole Baltic region. Riga is best known for its architectural legacy – the Old Town of Riga is listed in the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage list. Due to its strategic position, Riga has always acted as a trading centre and a link between East and West. Today Riga is one of Europe’s most dynamic and rapidly developing cities with a wide range of classy restaurants, trendy bars and quality shopping.


Latvia’s Leading 5–star Hotel is located in the quiet centre of the historical Old Town of Riga. It is surrounded by prestigious UNESCO World Heritage monuments, central to major tourism objects, shopping streets, offices, embassies and banks. Originally built in 1877 as the Central Bank of Latvia, now reconstructed as an elegant hotel, it offers a place of warmth and comfort accompanied by attentive and impeccable service.

The hotel is the only member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” and “Virtuoso” in Latvia and has been voted as Latvia’s Leading Hotel for 8 years by the body of World Travel Awards; winner of the Seven Stars and Stripes Award.

The Dome Square, Riga Castle and Daugava River are less than 100 meters (110 yards) away from the hotel. Blackheads House, St. Peter’s Church, Freedom Monument and Opera House are within a 10 minute leisurely walk.

The hotel is only 10 kilometers (6 miles) away from Riga International Airport and less than 1 kilometer (half a mile) away from the Riga International bus terminal, train station and ferry terminal. Transfer with luxury hotel car available upon request.

The easiest access by car to the hotel and Old Town of Riga is through „Polu Gate” street between Akmens and Vansu bridge. After entering the old town area, turn to the right on Pils street and you’ll see the hotel on the left hand side. Our porter will assist you with taking car to guarded parking lot.


All 56 guest rooms are elegantly furnished in beautiful shades of beige and blue, feature high–speed wireless and cable internet connection, air–conditioning, minibar, safe, flat screen TV, electronic Virtual Hotel system and other amenities. Pet friendly. Bathrooms feature heated floor, bathtub with shower, hairdryer, scales, slippers and bathrobe.


SUITE Restaurant & Lounge – Riga’s hotspot for fine dining, meeting, chilling-out and partying. Enjoy a fusion of Asian and European dishes in a spectacular Art Deco setting, while listening to our resident DJ’s playing our house music for your dancing and listening pleasure. As the only place of its kind in the Baltics, SUITE Restaurant & Lounge provides an unforgettable ambience and experience. For meetings enjoy our Pils Bar, which is decorated with hunting trophies and artwork.

A variety of exotic drinks and creative dishes are available in the SUITE Summer Terrace. An open-air atmosphere with its abundance of plants and flowers allows you to relax and watch the world go by. SUITE Summer Terrace is open from the beginning of May until mid of October.

Conveniently located near the popular business and shopping districts of Riga, Grand Palace Hotel is a perennial favorite of business travelers. Now savvy vacationers are also experiencing the pleasures of this lovely hotel (once the private home of wealthy Baltic aristocrats) and enjoying its location along the cobblestone streets of the 15th-century Old City. Inside, the public areas and guestrooms reflect old Russian and European influences and offer modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi access and air-conditioned guestrooms. Don’t miss SUITE Restaurant & Lounge, Riga’s hot spot for fine dining, meeting, relaxing and celebrating.

Take a seat in the atmospheric Pils Bar or SUITE Lounge, order a cocktail and mingle with members of Riga’s high society.Distance from Riga Airport (RIX): 10 minutes Guests Receive:

  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • served in restaurant
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • A complimentary lunch or dinner for up to two people per room
    • once during stay, excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuities
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
  • Access to Sauna and Gym
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