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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
Size of room is 21 sq.m
Access to common kitchen use
Access to common laundry use
Flat screen TV
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
Additional information: http://www.tomo.lv/ru/nomera/dlitelnoe-prozivanie