Overview of Hostel
Voted No.1 hostel in Latvia 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 & 2009.
Aussie owned backpackers in the heart of the old town.
Only 300m to main square, airport bus, central markets, bus station, supermarkets and many bars/restaurants.
AK Shooting, Winter Bobsled, Free Walking Tour, Pub Crawls, Latvian Foo
The Naughty Squirrel address is 50 Kaleju Iela, Riga.
We are easy to find and located in Riga Old Town, the best place to explore Riga.
For a more detailed and accurate map check The Naughty Squirrel backpackers web page.
FROM CENTRAL BUS STATION (Autoosta)
Exit the main bus terminal and head to your left, walk under the train bridge and take the underground road crossing. Enter the underpass. There is a left side exit about 3/4 of the way through the tunnel - take this Exit. Walk up the stairs. Walk straight for 10m then towards your Right and cross the tram track (you will see a small park area with The Monte Kristo Hotel on the corner) Walk over tram tracks, through small park and around to the front side of the hotel... This is our street KALEJU IELA. Continue down the street until you reach number 50 on the right side.
FROM THE AIRPORT (Lidosta)
No.22 Airport Bus running from 5.30 till 22.30.
The bus stop for the No.22 is located on the opposite side of the Airport Car park that you will see once you exit the airport. It departs around every 20 minutes and costs 2EUR, just buy your ticket from the bus driver. Ride the bus for about 30minutes into the city. You need to exit the bus at the 'AUTOOSTA' stop, this will be displayed on a screen on the bus.
Exit the bus and head towards your right... walk down until you see an underground road crossing. Enter the underpass and head towards the right. There is a left side exit about 3/4 of the way through the tunnel - take this Exit. Walk up the stairs. Walk straight for 10m then turn Right and cross the tram track (you will see a small park area with The Monte Kristo Hotel on the corner) Walk over tram tracks, through small park and around to the front side of the hotel... This is our street KALEJU IELA. Continue down the street until you reach number 50 on the right side.
TAXI FROM AIRPORT
Take either the Red Taxis or the Air Baltic Taxis. The trip costs around 15EUR and takes around 20 minutes depending on traffic. Tell the driver corner of AUDEJU IELA and KALEJU IELA in VECRIGA (Old Riga). Once you exit the taxi walk down Kaleju Iela until number 50 on the left hand side.
FROM THE FERRY (Pasazieru Osta)
The port is only about 4km from Old Riga. Tell the taxi driver you want to go to Audeju Iela in Old Riga. The journey takes about 5 or 10 minutes and is very direct using only about 3 roads.You will know you are at Audeju Iela when you see a new shopping centre called Galeria Centres. The Hostel street is Kaleju Iela number 50. Walk about 20meters down Kaleju iela then you will find our entrance. Walk up the first set of stairs and you will find the reception door which is locked 24hours a day, just press the buzzer and we will open it for you.
FROM CENTRAL TRAIN STATION:
The most difficult part is finding the correct exit, first find the Riga clock tower then you know you exited on the correct side. Walk left down Janvara Street and you will find an underpass. Take the left stairs at the end of the underpass. Walk along the footpath, after about 100m you will see Metropole Hotel, walk past the left side. Walk past the next street Valnu Iela and in front will be a small park. Walk right across the park and towards Monte Kristo Hotel and then you are on Kaleju Iela..
We are located in the Heart of the Old Town at 50 Kaleju Iela!! ALL MAJOR TRANSPORT STOPS ARE WITHIN 300m OF THE HOSTEL. Head to Galerija Centrs (Shopping Centre) on Audeju Iela in the Old Town. We are a 10 second walk from the shopping centre. Keep walking along Audeju Iela past the main entrance of the shopping centre (should be on your right side) and we are the next street on the left, Kaleju Iela.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
** We require 48 hours notice for any cancellations or the first night will be charged to your credit card. ALL GROUPS 5 PEOPLE OR MORE ARE REQUIRED TO LEAVE 20EUR PER PERSON SAFETY DEPOSIT FOR THE ROOM upon check in!! Unfortunately some groups are damaging bedrooms, which is very sad for us :( when you check out we will check your room and if everything is in order we will return your money, no problems!! Thx for your understanding :) ** You are not allowed to bring unregistered guests into the Hostel or The Dorm Rooms!! This can result in you being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with No Refund!! ** This is a NON-SMOKING Hostel. Smoking inside the Hostel and Bed Rooms can result in you being asked to leave the Hostel immediately with No Refund!! ** If you choose to pay with any card (credit, debit) for your stay, you will be charged extra 3% bank fee