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True comfort in the historical part of Old Riga. Located inside the historical Jacobs Army Barracks on a beautiful pedestrian street. We are a small hostel that values quality customer service, security and cleanliness.



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Details of The Blue Cow Barracks, Riga, Latvia Youth Hostels Details for The Blue Cow Barracks


** BRAND NEW HOSTEL - OPENED MAY 2010 **

The ONLY boutique hostel located in Riga's Old Town. Perfect for couples and small groups especially female groups looking to avoid the male dominated tourist crowds of Riga.

Located inside the historical Jacobs Army Barracks on the most beautiful pedestrian street in Old Riga - Torna Iela. We strongly value comfort, quality customer service, security and cleanliness.

On our street you will find The Gun Powder Tower, The Riga City wall from the 13th Century, The Swedish Gate, The War Museum, Latvian Restaurants, Cash Machine and souvenir shops. The Freedom Monument is around the corner and the two main squares of the old town within a minutes walk.

We value customer service highly and will answer all your questions and give so many recommendations your days will be filled with interesting Riga activities.

If busy days sightseeing isn't your thing we are the perfect place to relax and unwind for a few days in total comfort.

The Blue Cow Barracks wants you to be as comfortable as possible so we include the following services in your bed price:

- Free INTERNET and WIFI
- Free Security Lockers
- Free Guide Map
- Free TEA and PREMIUM COFFEE
- Free Linens and Towels
- Free Washing Machine and Clothes Dryer
- Security Card Entrance System
- Tour and Information advice
- 24 Hour security guard for the building
- Book exchange
- Large TV with entertainment system
- FULL KITCHEN FACILITIES for cooking

We are a small hostel / guest house offering 4 rooms with a maximum of 15 people so you are guaranteed a comfortable stay with quiet nights for quality rest.

You can also book the entire hostel for your group. Please contact us direct for this option.

If you are looking for some party while in Riga we also run The Naughty Squirrel Backpackers so when you book with us you are welcome to visit the naughty squirrel and enjoy the bar facilities and meet other travellers and return to the comfort, peace and quiet of the Blue Cow Barracks!

Australian / Latvian Owned and managed Hostel

NOTE: We don't accept stag party bookings.

Directions


Address: Barrack 2B, 4 Torna Iela, Riga, Latvia. LV1050.

FROM THE AIRPORT WITH TAXI SERVICE
Take ONLY the Air Baltic taxis (Green Cars) or Rigas Taksometry Parks (Red Cars) as they have fixed prices into the old town for 9LVL. Tell the driver you want to go to the corner of Torna iela and Smilsu iela in Old Riga (Vecriga). You will be dropped off next to The Gun Powder Tower. From here it's a short walk down Torna iela to Barrack 2B and your home.

FROM THE AIRPORT WITH BUS 22
Buy your ticket on the Bus for 0.70LVL. The journey into the Old Town takes around 30 minutes depending on traffic. Keep an eye out the Right side of the bus for the large Stockman shopping centre and Forum Cinemas as you need to get off the Bus at this stop, the bus will announce the stop as 'stockmann centrs'. From here it's a 10 minute walk across the Old Town. Jump off the bus and head back towards the river, you will see the pedestrian path that takes you under the main road. Cross under the main road, there are several exits to the underground walkway take the one directly in front of you. Once on the other side you are on Valnu Iela, walk all the way down this Road. Eventually you will see The Gun Powder Tower. Walk around to other side of the Tower and that's our street, Torna Iela. Walk down to Barrack 2B and your home!

FROM THE CENTRAL BUS STATION
Exit the main bus terminal. Head towards your left under the train bridge. You will see an underground walkway that takes you under the main road. Cross under the main road, there are several exits to the underground walkway take the one directly in front of you. Once on the other side you are on Valnu Iela, walk all the way down this Road. Eventually you will see The Gun Powder Tower. Walk around to other side of the Tower and that's our street, Torna Iela. Walk down to Barrack 2B and your home!

Facilities


Internet Access, Linen Included, Bar, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Guest Kitchen, 24 hour reception, Travel Desk/Travel Info, Key Card Access, Common Room, WiFi in lobby, WiFi in room

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