There are a number of options for foreign students arriving in Riga. Foreign students can live in dormitories, student hotels, hostels, rent a room or a flat.
The cost of accommodation depends on the level of offered amenities and the number of people living in one room, e.g.
• basic amenities – around 140-200, -EUR /month;
• better living conditions – 200-300 EUR/month;
• the cost of accommodation in a private flat – 7-15 EUR/m2.
The Baltic International Academy offers the following student hotels:
• «HOTEL APALENIS»
These three hotels are situated near the Academy, and are quite comfortable.
If required, students can rent a flat. In this case the Academy can offer assistance.
Student Hostel “PRIMA”
• Address: 10/1 Reznas street, Riga (new 9-storey white building)
Phone: (+371) 67112260
• Transport: 5 minute walk to the Academy. Trolleybus No.15 takes you to the City Centre (Central Station) just in 15 minutes.
• Allocation: rooms for 1-3 person, in area 11 m2 and 18 m2
• Furniture: a table, chairs, beds, wardrobe (there are bunk beds in 11 m2 rooms; and typical beds are in 18 m2 rooms).
• Amenities: toilet facilities – shower, sink, flush toilet.
• A kitchen is available on each floor. Kitchens are supplied with a sink, fridge, microwave and electric oven.
• Security: the building is monitored by a 24-hour guard.
• Additional services: Cafe, gym, computer room and laundry services are not included in the cost of accommodation. Discounts available for these services for student hotel guests.
• Terms of payment: Hotel reservations are allocated for a term and at least for 3 months. The advance payment is required for this reservation.
• Cost: varies from 180 EUR to 270 EUR depending on the floor and room area. The cost includes the change of bed linen.
• Reservation: Reservations can be made on website: www.hotelprima.lv or by sending a request to the e-mail email@example.com
• Additional information:
• Home Student Residence
• Address: 2 Lauvas street, Riga (5-storey brick building)
• Transport: The student hotel is situated straight across the road from the Baltic International Academy. To reach the City Center (Central Station), which takes only 15 minutes, take Trolleybus No.15.
• Allocation: Single/Double/Lux rooms(for up to three places).
• Furniture: beds, tables, bed sheets, closet, shelf for footwear.
• Amenities: toilet facilities - shower, sink, flush toilet in each room.
• A kitchen is available on each floor. Kitchens are supplied with a sink, fridge and microwave oven. Individual kitchen corners in Lux rooms.
• Security: 24-hour guard.
• Terms of payment: Student residence reservations are allocated for a term and at least for 1 month. The advance payment for 1 month is required for this reservation.
• Additional services: cafe, pancake house, pool and sauna, laundry are available in this building. It is possible to install a fridge, Internet and TV in the room.
• Cost starts from 161 EUR depending on the floor and room type and size. The cost includes heating, water consumption, the change of bed sheets once in two weeks, wifi, cleaning the common areas, cleaning the rooms weekly.
44, Raunas street, Riga, LV-1039, Latvia
Phone: +371 26182656
• Transport: Apart Hotel TOMO located in the quiet part of Riga, 15 minutes from city center. International Airport Riga -18 km (30 minutes driving distance); Riga Ferry terminal -16 km (30 minutes driving distance); Riga Train terminal - 6 km (15 minutes driving distance); Riga Bus terminal - 6 km (15 minutes driving distance) and Riga Old Town -6 km (15minutes driving distance).
• Allocation: rooms for 1-2 people.
• Furniture: beds, wardrobe, nightstands, safe, TV-Set, tables, chairs.
• Amenities: All rooms equipped with private bathroom, also available rooms with kitchenette.
• Security: 24-hour guard.
• Additional services:
• Size of room is 21 sq.m
• Access to common kitchen use
• Access to common laundry use
• Flat screen TV
• Free Wi-Fi
• Bed linen rent upon request and for extra charge
• Cleaning and bed linen change upon request and for extra charge
• Appliances rent upon request and for extra charge
• Terms of payment: Hotel reservations are allocated for a term and at least for 1 month. The advance payment for last month is required for longer reservation.
- Double room - 125 EUR/per month from person
- Single room - 230 EUR/per month from person
• Hotel Block (from 01.10.2016.):
- Double room - 165 EUR/per month from person*
- Single room - 300 EUR/per month from person*
(*The cost includes the change of bed linen and cleaning)
• Additional services: breakfast - lunch subscription
• Reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Additional information: http://www.tomo.lv/ru/nomera/dlitelnoe-prozivanie