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Breakfast in the morning, a coffee in the afternoon, a glass of wine in the evening. The balcony is small, but cosy. Do you like the company of books? This is the place.
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Translator's home with a view in center of Riga

Snorre K.

Translator's home with a view in center of Riga

5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

This is not a perfect, hotel standard flat where everything is neat, but it can be a good choice if you want something personal and would like to live in the home of a translator. The flat is 86 m2 and is situated in the historical center of Riga, with a great view from the balcony. The flat is also bright with windows to both sides. The furniture is used, but if you like to be surrounded by books in different languages, this is the place. The kitchen is quite small, but well equipped.

The place has not had repairs recently, there has been a leak from the attic, so there are some larger or smaller spots in the ceiling in all rooms. If you would like to have the perfectness of a five star hotel, this is not the place for you.

There is one queen size bed for two persons, and a couch with space for two persons. I also have a chair that can be pulled out and used for one person.
The kitchen is not new and stylish and large, but it is quite well equipped. Moreover, you are free to use anything you find of spices, sauces and food, there in addition to what I usually food and drinks I usually leave for my guests. On the kitchen top there are some stains, that cannot be cleaned, so it does not look so clean even though it is cleaned.

The bathroom is large and bright, some lamps in the ceiling is not functioning.
The balcony has a table and two chairs, my favourite spot in the flat. Although would prefer you not to smoke indoor, you are free to do so on the balcony.

You can use the washing machine, I have a big computer screen for work or pleasure, also a printer you are welcome to use. I also have a projector, so you can watch films on the wall.

There are two writing desks - one in the large room and one in the small room.

If you would like to borrow bikes during your stay, I can arrange that if I know it on beforehand.

I will be away myself, because I let in hosts here when I am travelling. It means that there are personal items in the flat. In the fridge and cupboards I keep food products, you are free to use whatever you like of those.

Nearby, there is two nice and alternative bars called Aleponija and Bolderāja, and also several good restaurants within some hundred meters from the flat, like Cafe18, Government, Torrero and Istaba. The neigbourhood is in city centre, many of them Art Nouveau period houses. Also lesser known, but an old worker's district with old wooden houses is 10 minutes walk from the flat.

The flat is 800 meters from the Railway station, the end stop of most city buses is also very close (Abrenes iela).
If you have car, you can park in the street. There are is guarded parking 250 meters from the flat: Lāčplēša iela 57 . Another is in Stabu iela 58, 5minutes away on foot there is a guarded parking place next to Statoil station.


Hair dryer
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)


3 Reviews

Julia User Profile
May 2018
We enjoyed a lot at the Snorre apartment. It's big and comfortable, lot of books, and games. Great view from the windows and balcony.
Fabrice User Profile
August 2017
Vert good place in Riga. Nice appartement. Thank you very much !
Cath User Profile
July 2017
Snorres place is exactly as described, very well located for exploring the city, shops are nearby. Wifi is good, balcony and view are wonderful. Just note if you want to sleep in there are not any blinds!

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Hosted by Snorre K.

Riga, LatviaJoined in November 2013
Snorre K. User Profile
73 Reviews
Culture interested fellow. By profession into languages and language teaching and translation. I love to travel and have experienced places like Svalbard and North Korea, small villages in Siberia and getting dizzy watching sky scrapers in New York.
Languages: Dansk, Deutsch, English, Norsk, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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