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How to choose accommodation

Latvia offers a broad range of overnight accommodation, from luxury hotels to isolated country homes. The range of service offered varies, the accommodation are safe, and the service offered meets the quality standard in accordance with the classification of the accommodation.

The quality standards of Latvian accommodation are the responsibility of the Association of Hotels and Restaurants of Latvia, which acts in compliance with EU regulations and the Nordic and Baltic accommodation classification system. Some accommodation have been rated according to the quality and safety criteria of the Association Lauku ceļotājs (Countryside Traveller) or belong to other associations of accommodation providers. 

Which accommodation to choose is, of course, determined by the means at your disposal and the purpose of your journey.

If you wish to enjoy high-grade comfort, hotels will be a good choice. A good and cheap alternative to hotels are youth hostels. However, if you wish to take a break from the hectic city life and take in the calm and tranquillity of the Latvian countryside, holiday homes or guesthouses will be an excellent option. If you are travelling by car, campsites and motels will be a good pick. If you want to imbue your trip with historic charm, it is also possible to find accommodation in castles and manors.

The information on accommodation provided in the official Latvian tourism portal is based on details submitted by businesses and associations of accommodation providers. The profile of an accommodation site reflects details on certificates and ratings received. Based on this information, the traveller can make his or her choice.

Last updated: 
15.07.2014