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:
• Address: 2 Lauvas street, Riga (5-storey brick building with the status of the s-star hotel)
Phone: (+371) 66015709, 26387052
• Transport: The student hotel is situated straight across the road from the Baltic International Academy. Please take Trolleybus No.15 to reach City Centre (Central Station), which takes only 15 minutes.
• Allocation: rooms for two people.
• Furniture: a table, two chairs, two beds, 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.
• Security: 24-hour guard.
• Terms of payment: Hotel 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: a dental surgery, cafe, pancake house, Fitness Centre, swimming-pool and sauna, fashion shop for young people, laundry are available in this building. It is possible to install a fridge, Internet and TV in the room.
• Cost varies from 145 EUR to 270 EUR depending on the floor and room area. The cost includes the change of bed linen.
• Reservation and additional information: http://hotelapalenis.lv/
44, Raunas street, Riga, LV-1039, Latvia
Phone: +371 24799592
• 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.
• Cost: from 170 EUR depending on the level of offered amenities
• Reservation: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Additional information: http://www.tomo.lv/ru/nomera/dlitelnoe-prozivanie