Why should I book a hotel in Riga?
As the capital and largest city in the Baltic, Riga is putting Latvia on the map as the perfect destination for business travellers. It is noted for its stunning Art Nouveau and 19th century wooden architecture which rightly earned Riga the prestigious award of European Capital of Culture in 2014. Riga has been geographically categorised under several different countries in the last few decades, however, now it truly has its own unique identity, and its history oozes through the cobbled streets of the Old Town. There has never been a better time to book a hotel in Riga.
What can I expect to find in Riga?
Riga’s buildings provide the perfect combination of historic beauty and chaotic splendour. You’ll find towering Soviet apartment blocks which have been transferred into beautiful hotels, modern, towering skyscrapers and eye catching, colourful bridges. Simply strolling through the city will inspire you. Be sure to take in the architecture of stunning buildings like Riga Town Hall and the Latvian National Opera.
Why should I choose Riga as my next business destination?
In recent years, Riga is becoming a popular destination for European travellers. As a result, the International airport has expanded to connect the city to other major cities in the continent, while the train station offers regular journeys to neighbouring cities in the Baltic. There are also an abundance of sophisticated restaurants perfect for business meetings. For example, try Valtera restaurant to sample traditional Latvian gastronomy with a modern twist. The numerous sophisticated hotels in the area are also well equipped with conference and meeting rooms to meet your business needs.
What can I discover when I book a hotel in Riga?
Naturally, taking time out of your stay to wander through the different districts is a must, particularly Riga’s Old Town. However, consider visiting some attractions which are slightly less frequented. One such place is Vermanes Garden, twelve acres of parkland displaying stunning monuments and buildings. Don’t forget to try the quaint pastry shop. If you like discovering hidden gems, head to Illuseum. This distinctive tea room is located on a quiet, cobbled road, and on entering you’ll feel like you have entered old world Riga. This quiet eatery is perfect to hold a meeting in.